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  • 23 January 2013

    Throughput levels in the Port of Sohar have surged across all cargo types during 2012. Total cargo volumes handled by the port soared 51% to reach 43,936,193 freight registered tons (FRT) in 2012, from 29,134,240 FRT a year earlier. Vessel traffic jumped 29% to 1,918 calls, against 1,487 vessel movements a year earlier. Growth in […]

  • 10 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    A team from Spend Management Experts (SME), including John Haber, Paul Steiner and Brian Broadhurst, visited the Port of Savannah recently and met with several individuals from the Georgia Port Authority. Currently, the Port of Savannah is undergoing their harbor expansion project, approved by both the EPA and US Army Corps of Engineers, which will accommodate larger […]

  • 3 August 2012

    Zhaoqing Port expects to see its throughput rise to 39 million tonnes by 2015, some 55 million tonnes by 2020 and 105 million tonnes by 2030. According to Marine News China, Zhaoqing’s navigational channel is already able to accommodate ships of 3,000 tonnes. The port plans to expand its facilities and raise the standard to […]

  • 23 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    As a result of the recently completed expansion scheme, the 10,100 TEU capacity Maersk Gibraltar arrived at APM Terminals Pipavav on June 16th, marking a new record for the largest vessel ever to call Pipavav Port. An expansion at APM Terminal Pipavav was recently completed and included strengthening of the existing berth, additional dredging work, […]

  • 26 January 2011

    Multinational consortium Maputo Port Development Company (MPDC) plans to invest US$750 million by 2043 in order to increase the cargo … (macauhub) [mappress] Source: macauhub, January 26, 2011;

  • 12 October 2010

    Nineteen local and international firms are in the race for a contract to build a major General Cargo Terminal and Liquid Jetty at the Port… By Conrad Prabhu (zawya) [mappress] Source: zawya, October 12, 2010;

  • 4 April 2011

    Paradip Port, one of the major ports in Orissa, has embarked upon an ambitious plan to expand its cargo handling capacity from the… (newkerala) [mappress] Source: newkerala, April 4, 2011  

  • 20 July 2011

    The state is moving ahead with plans that would nearly double its cargo handling capacity at Honolulu Harbor…   By Kathy Muneno (khon2) [mappress] Source: khon2, July 20, 2011;

  • 25 April 2012

      With a new look and a fresh focus, the Port of Tacoma announced during Tuesday’s annual breakfast event its strategic development plans for the next 10 years. The strategic plan and fresh brand identity mark about a year’s worth of outreach and development with customers, community members, business leaders and employees. While the strategic […]

  • 23 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) celebrated the completion of the Kawaihae Harbor Pier 2 Terminal Improvements Project in a dedication ceremony last week. The project resurfaced 3.1 acres of cargo yard area at Pier 2, relocated the Harbors Division Office/Maintenance Facility and comfort station structures and included other infrastructure improvements. “The new container yard provides additional […]

  • 15 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Terex Port Solutions (TPS) launched its first mobile harbour crane, the Terex® Quaymate M50, designed as an entry model for small maritime and river ports aiming to professionalize their cargo handling. With an efficient diesel-electric drive, this purpose-built crane model, with 50 t maximum lifting capacity, 36 m radius, and 50 m/min hoisting speed, provides […]

  • 17 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    The budget has a high focus on social sector, while nothing new has been done specifically to spur infrastructure spending. The mentioned schemes of take out financing and credit enhancement through IIFCL etc have already been in place. “The government has announced two new Major Ports, one at Sagar in West Bengal and one in […]

  • 2 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    In 2017, the Azov-Black Sea Basin will see the largest scope of dredging, announced Olga Gopkalo, Chief Specialist at Morstroytechnology, during the 4th International Forum of Dredging Companies in Moscow. During the forum, held on February 15th 2017, Olga Gopkalo provided a review of promising projects on port development that will require dredging works. According to the […]

  • 19 May 2010

    The Ministry of Transport and Communications has unveiled plans for the development of a major General Cargo Terminal at the Port of Salalah… [mappress] Source: steelguru, May 19, 2010;

  • 3 March 2014

    Vysotsk Seaport has commissioned its reconstructed berths No. 1-4, the Northern and Southern malls of entering gates, and the underwater structures of the seaport area at the entrance, comprising 109 hectares. The reconstruction of those facilities was performed by FSUE “Rosmorport” from 2008 to 2012, in accordance with the federal target program “Development of the […]

  • 16 November 2012

    The state-run Taiwan International Ports Corporation (TIPC) signed agreements Friday with 18 local companies that have pledged to invest a combined total of NT$55.4 billion (US$1.89 billion) in major harbors in Taiwan. TIPC said the investments are expected to create about 5,600 jobs and generate NT$30.6 billion in tax revenue for the government over the […]

  • 2 December 2011

    According to the NDRC official, China which buys around two thirds of seaborne iron ore cargoes to feed the world largest steel industry …   (portnews) [mappress] Source: portnews, December 2, 2011;

  • 29 August 2011

    The amount of cargo handled at the port of Maputo between January and July of 2011 totalled 6.4 million tons, which was a real year-on-year … (macauhub) [mappress] Source: macauhub, August 30, 2011;

  • 21 October 2010

    The security agencies working on and around the Port of Miami say they have the infrastructure and staff to make sure any increases in cargo… By Zachary S. Fagenson (seshippingnews) [mappress] Source: seshippingnews, October 21, 2010;

  • 10 October 2011

    Last year, according to the daily newspaper “Noticias”, Beira port handled 1.29 million tonnes of cargo. In the first half of 2011 it has… (thezimbabwean) [mappress] Source: thezimbabwean, October 10, 2011;

  • 20 November 2009
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    AHMEDABAD: Adani Group arm Mundra Port and SEZ will develop non-LNG port facilities at Hazira in South Gujarat. The group will commission 13 berths for bulk cargo and containers that will be developed in phased manner… Source: The Econimic Times, November 20, 2009

  • 31 March 2010

    US ports are finding that they have to come up with increasing amounts of money to keep pace with demands from shipping lines serving the Pacific route, or jeopardise partnerships with Chinese and other Asian investors. Source:Cargo News Asia,March 31,2010

  • 28 April 2020
    Business & Finance

     Damen Shipyards has just released a video named ”How to Empty Sand Barges Using a DOP Dredge Pump”, recorded during a project in Haringvliet, the Netherlands.  Under the contract, for a newly created island 5.000m³ of coarse sand had to be transported. This new island is located in a very shallow area where the […]

  • 25 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Port Canaveral has signed a 35-year agreement with GT USA, the US-business of privately-owned international port operator Gulftainer, to operate and further develop its container and multipurpose cargo terminal. The terminal, set to commence operations in the last quarter of 2014, positions Port Canaveral as the most economical and convenient ocean gateway for containerized cargo […]

  • 21 March 2012

    The Port, one of the UK’s major deep sea ports, has increased tonnage of cargoes handled by 66% compared to 2010 and has broken its own records for handling cars, containers and bulk cargoes in the form of wood pellets. Total tonnage recorded for 2011 increased by 2.1 million tonnes to 5.3 million tonnes. The […]

  • 6 January 2012

    A new generation of massive cargo ships is prompting a number of engineering challenges for port operators…   (knovel) [mappress] Source: knovel, January 6, 2012; Image: pancanal