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  • 21 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Joint Venture of Penta-Ocean Construction and Toa Corporation has won a contract for the ‘Construction of Port Facilities for Nacala Port Development Project Phase I and II’ by the Ministry of Transport and Communications of the Republic of Mozambique. This $238 million project will include a significant amount of dredging work on the access […]

  • 13 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Virginia has just announced that they had an exceptional 2016, filled with lots of activities and great accomplishments. The port set a new annual record for container cargo volume having handled more than 2.65 million twenty-foot equivalent units, or TEUs, a 4.2 percent increase over last year’s total, they said in its […]

  • 10 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    DP World Chairman HE Sultan Ahmed bin Sulayem met with the President of Uganda Yoweri Museveni at DP World’s flagship Jebel Ali port in Dubai yesterday to discuss areas of future cooperation and mutual interest between Dubai and Uganda. The meeting provided an opportunity for the global marine terminal operator to share with Mr. Museveni […]

  • 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 […]

  • 15 March 2013

    Colombo International Container Terminals Ltd. General Manager Tissa Wickramasinghe was invited to be a guest speaker at the third annual Global Liner Shipping Conference which was held in Dubai on 25 and 26 February 2013. Being the only speaker from Sri Lanka, the subject allocated to him was the latest port development in Colombo and […]

  • 7 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Suez Canal Container Terminal (SCCT), located east of the northern entrance of the Suez Canal, at the convergence of the continents of Africa, Asia and Europe, is preparing for an even larger role in global trade as the expansion of the man-made waterway linking the Mediterranean and Red Seas enables increased vessel traffic. Four […]

  • 23 May 2012

    The Abiola Ajimobi administration has begun work on 43 rivers and streams in the 33 local government areas in Oyo State, according to The Nation. Alhaji Wasiu Dauda, the Commissioner for Environment and Habitat, said: “The present administration has deemed it fit to expand the streams as they can no longer contain the volume of […]

  • 27 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Hamburger Hafen und Logistik AG (HHLA) expanded its position in a difficult market environment during the 2012 financial year and increased its market share in the North Range to 19.6 %. Following the realignment of the Intermodal segment and a change in the accounting of fruit logistics, Group revenue declined by 7.3 % to € […]

  • 23 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    Port of Tauranga, the New Zealand’s largest freight gateway, today announced that they are on track to become the first port in the country to transport more than one million containers across its wharves in a single year. Commenting the port’s half year financial results, Port of Tauranga Chief Executive, Mark Cairns, said that he […]

  • 11 June 2012

    APM Terminals Rotterdam Maasvlakte II has selected 26 Automated Rail Mounted Gantry (ARMG) Cranes and two Rail Cranes from the Austrian crane manufacturer Kuenz. The selection reflects a comprehensive bidding process designed to find the safest, most efficient, highest productivity cranes for the company’s most advanced, automated container terminal opening in November 2014. “We’re designing […]

  • 13 January 2016
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Cologne University of Applied Science (CUAS) and DB Sediments have introduced an innovative, highly accurate density measurement device for hetero and homogeneous liquid-solid mixtures. The density measurement of hetero and homogeneous liquid-solid mixtures plays a crucial role in various fields of engineering, such as dredging, mining, waste-water treatment industry, biogas facilities and sediment monitoring. Common […]

  • 31 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    Having secured a 99 year lease on Darwin Port, the Landbridge Group is now looking to develop the port and increase trade flow through Darwin. This new $25 million development plan will “meet future increases in cargo volumes in the areas of dry bulk exports, liquid bulk imports, live cattle and container and general cargo throughput“, Landbridge […]

  • 25 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    On December 17, CCCC Second Harbor Engineering Co., Ltd. won the bid for the civil works of Phase 1 initial works of No. 3 operation zone of Yangluo area, Wuhan New Port, with a total contract value of 378 million yuan and a construction period of 30 months. Located at Wuhan Yangluo Economic Development Zone, […]

  • 22 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    SC Ports Authority reported a strong finish for the 2014 fiscal year with 8 percent container growth, an increase of 2 percent over projected plans. “Our above-market fiscal year growth again this year is testament to strong performance in our major business segments,” said SCPA president and CEO Jim Newsome. “The implementation of our strategic […]

  • 19 July 2012

    Liebherr Container Cranes has recently delivered and commissioned two Super Post Panamax Cranes in Ngqura Container Terminal, South Africa. The terminal is operated by Transnet and these two cranes bring to eight, the total number of Liebherr ship to shore cranes operating in Ngqura Container Terminal. The cranes have an outreach of 52m and the […]

  • 13 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    An exciting joint venture between PrimePort Timaru and Port of Tauranga creates the opportunity to deliver huge benefits to the community and transform trading opportunities for the South Canterbury region, says port chairman Roger Gower. The agreement, which remains subject to local community consultation, will have far‐reaching positive economic and social impacts for the region, […]

  • 29 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Record container and cargo volumes, as well as vessel movements, exemplified yet another year of unprecedented growth at the Port of Sohar during 2012. The robust performance, coming on the 10th anniversary of its establishment, underscores the industrial port’s increasing importance as a maritime gateway for international trade and commerce, as well as a powerful […]

  • 29 April 2011

      Port of Antwerp International (PAI), a subsidiary of the Antwerp Port Authority, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Companhia Docas do Espírito Santo (CODESA) in which the two parties declare their intention to collaborate as a strategic partner in the development of a new container deep see port in the Port of Vitória, Espírito Santo. In […]

  • 12 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    An open meeting on the Port of Dover’s Marine Licence Application (MLA) to dredge the Goodwin Sands will be held on Thursday, 14th July, at Discovery Park ‘The Gateway’ venue. At the meeting, Jack Goodhew, Port of Dover’s Special Projects Manager, will provide an update on the application. He will be joined by John Baugh […]

  • 16 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    The start of construction of the Stockholm Norvik Port and Norvik Logistics and Business Park was celebrated today. Stockholm is one of Europe’s most rapidly growing capital cities and freight volumes are constantly increasing. To facilitate the sustainable and efficient supply of goods to the region Ports of Stockholm is building a new port for […]

  • 7 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    CHEC, a China Communications Construction’s subsidiary, recently completed the Abidjan Port Expansion Project in Cote d’Ivoire – reaching 11.12 million safe man-hours during the project construction. The project mainly includes building three new container berths, a ro-ro berth, a general cargo berth and shipping channels to improve the cargo handling volume of Abidjan Port. “It […]

  • 26 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Freight and logistics management company Kotahi and New Zealand’s freight gateway Port of Tauranga have struck a strategic ten-year freight alliance. This, along with a separate long-term agreement between Kotahi and Maersk Line, the world’s largest container shipping company, will deliver a ‘step-change’ for New Zealand’s $95 billion international trade sector. Kotahi Chief Executive Chris […]

  • 19 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Odaw River Dredging Program in Ghana’s capital Accra, aimed to reduce possibility of flooding, is officially underway, local media reports.  According to the contractor Dredge Masters, dredging of major drains in Accra must become a routine exercise to avert flooding. After inspecting the dredging works on the Odaw River, Operations Manager for Dredge Masters, Sena […]

  • 2 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Krishnapatnam Port Container Terminal (KPCT), a world-class container terminal operated by Krishnapatnam Port has set a new benchmark in operational efficiency. On December 24, 2013 during MSC’s weekly service to Colombo from KPCT, its vessel MV MSC SIERRRA-II became part of an historic moment when 641 TEUs were exchanged with the vessel, with a record […]

  • 24 January 2014

    The Port of Hastings Development Authority has hit the ground running this year with summer seagrass, water quality and water bird sampling underway, announced Minister for Ports David Hodgett. “We have got a busy year head for the Port of Hastings container expansion project and we are getting on with undertaking the necessary environmental studies […]

  • 29 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    With nearly 13 percent growth in container traffic over the first two months of the fiscal year, the Georgia Ports Authority has made a strong start to FY2015. For July and August, the GPA moved 595,711 twenty-foot equivalent container units, up 12.9 percent or 68,246 TEUs compared to the same period last year. Both months […]