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  • 3 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The capacity of the Port of Dar es Salaam will be increased to 25 million tons over the next seven years following the World Bank Board of Executive Directors’ approval of a $345 million credit and a $12 million grant to the new Dar es Salaam Maritime Gateway Project (DSMGP).  DSMGP is to be implemented […]

  • 20 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    Port of Tauranga today celebrated a new record of more than one million TEUs (twenty foot equivalent units) processed in a year – a first for any New Zealand port. The milestone cements Port of Tauranga’s position as the busiest container port in New Zealand, the port said in its announcement. Port of Tauranga Chief […]

  • 14 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    New Zealand’s largest freight gateway Port of Tauranga 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. The port also announced a strong 8.5% improvement in Group half year net profit to $41.9 million from […]

  • 25 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Port Everglades received unanimous approval yesterday from the Broward County Board of County Commissioners to begin a $437.5 million expansion project to add new berths for larger cargo ships and install crane rail infrastructure for new Super Post-Panamax cranes. Currently, Port Everglades is berth constrained and additional dock space for cargo ships is needed, especially […]

  • 22 May 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    After input from the community and careful modelling and analysis, Napier Port has decided to change its mind on where it wants to dispose of 3 million cubic meters of dredged sea floor. Napier Port will shortly be seeking consent to build a 350 meter wharf along its existing container terminal and to deepen and widen […]

  • 10 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    On March 20 and 21, 2017, Sarova Whitesands Hotel in Mombasa, Kenya, will host the African Ports Expansion Conference, an event aimed to discuss modernization of African ports and increasing cargo and freight capacity to handle more traffic. Africa is experiencing a major surge in trade with growing volumes of cargo across its ports. 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 […]

  • 22 November 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Dutch company APM Terminals has awarded the construction of a new container terminal for APM Terminals Tangier MedPort to a conglomeration of four companies of the Willemen Groep. The companies involved are Aswebo, Aannemingen Van Wellen, Franki Construct and Cosimco. The terminal will be built on a site of 53 hectares and will have […]

  • 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 […]

  • 13 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    South Carolina Ports Authority president and CEO Jim Newsome’s recent State of the Port focused on growth, modernization and the abundant opportunities ahead for South Carolina’s public port system. In his eighth address at the annual event hosted by the Propeller Club of Charleston, Newsome reviewed the Port’s financial and volume gains in recent years […]

  • 13 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    The MOL Benefactor is the first vessel to call on Savannah through the new locks of the expanded Panama Canal. At a capacity of 10,100 twenty-foot equivalent container units, the Benefactor is also the largest ship ever to call the Port of Savannah. The massive container ship, scheduled to move over 3,000 containers at GPA’s […]

  • 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 […]

  • 11 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    Drewry, global shipping consultancy, has carried out a simulation study of the operational and financial impacts on lines, terminal operators, ports and other supply chain stakeholders as vessel size increases up to and beyond 18,000 TEU. The study results suggest that the economies of scale, that have been a key feature of the liner industry, […]

  • 2 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Port of Seattle and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers are halfway through a deepening feasibility study that will evaluate alternatives for deepening the navigation channels in the East & West Waterways up to 55 feet. Port of Seattle is one of the first ports in the nation to participate in the Corps’ new, streamlined process […]

  • 24 February 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The dredging of the Port of Maputo’s access channel is estimated to begin in mid-May and will be executed by Jan De Nul Dredging Middle East FZE, UAE, according to the Maputo Port Development Company (MPDC). The dredging operations will last 10 months, including mobilization and demobilization of the dredging equipment. The project will enable access […]

  • 18 February 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    New Zealand’s Port of Tauranga has just announced that Rohde Nielsen is more than a third through the work to dredge Tauranga harbor’s shipping channels to a depth of 14.5m inside the harbor entrance and 15.8m outside the harbor entrance. It is on track to complete the work under budget and ahead of schedule in […]

  • 18 February 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders, Technology

    South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA) announced yesterday that the Board has approved a contract for the investigation and excavation of historical resources on the Yellow House Creek Borrow Site, a location from which soil fill material will be mined for construction of the Leatherman Terminal. The work will be performed in coordination with the State Historic […]

  • 21 January 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA) posted 10 percent container growth in 2015, a year highlighted by strong volumes and significant progress on the harbor deepening project. The company handled 144,718 twenty-foot equivalent units (TEUs) in December, pushing total container volume to 1.97 million in 2015. As measured in pier containers, or total boxes handled, SCPA’s two […]

  • 31 December 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The CMA CGM Benjamin Franklin, an 18,000-TEU megaship named in honor of one of America’s founding fathers, is expected to call at the Port of Oakland today, making it the largest container ship of this capacity ever to call at any port in the United States. The vessel, operated by France-based shipping line CMA CGM, […]

  • 13 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    An Bord Pleanála has given the go-ahead for the Alexandra Basin Redevelopment (ABR) Project, which will transform Dublin Port’s infrastructure and enable it to service the economy for decades to come. The project will increase the port’s ability to handle large ships by deepening and lengthening three kilometers of the port’s seven kilometers of berths. […]

  • 29 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Research & Development

    Houston Port Commissioners awarded recently a contract to TCB/GBA Joint Venture for professional engineering and planning services in support of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ feasibility study of modifications to improve the Houston Ship Channel system. That system includes the Houston, Barbours Cut and Bayport ship channels. “This study is critical to the greater […]

  • 30 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Hamburger Hafen und Logistik AG (HHLA) improved its operating result (EBIT) by 10 % year-on-year to € 169.3 million in the 2014 financial year. “Despite a challenging environment particularly due to the further delay in dredging the navigation channel of the river Elbe, 2014 was a successful year for HHLA, as demonstrated by the significant […]

  • 23 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Georgia Ports Authority marked strong and sustained growth across all major markets in the month of February, including bulk, breakbulk, autos and machinery, and containerized freight.  “The additional cargo attracted to Georgia speaks to the reliability and ease of doing business in this state,” said GPA Executive Director Curtis Foltz. “More freight moving through […]

  • 25 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Port of Houston Authority is ready to provide cost-efficient and consistent solutions to cargo owners and logistics companies, Executive Director Roger Guenther said yesterday in his monthly report to the Port Commission. “We continue to receive many inquiries about moving freight from East Asia via the Panama Canal and through our port,” Guenther reported to […]

  • 4 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Port of New York and New Jersey set a new record in 2014, surpassing the previous record set in 2012, announced the Port Authority. During the year, the port handled 3,342,286 cargo containers, an increase of 5.4 percent over the previous year and 4.1 percent more than in 2012, when the previous annual record was […]

  • 28 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    According to Executive Director Roger Guenther, the Port of Houston Authority had a tremendous year in 2014, setting records for both steel and container cargo. “The unified and collective effort of all of our stakeholders is the key to what continues to make the Port of Houston a great economic engine for not only our region, […]