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  • 28 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Abu Dhabi Ports has awarded a concession to build and operate a new container terminal at Khalifa Port to Cosco Shipping Ports Limited – Abu Dhabi (CSPL SPV), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Cosco Shipping Ports Limited. As per the agreement, the company will be entitled concession rights of Khalifa Port Container Terminal 2 for a span […]

  • 21 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Massachusetts Port Authority confirmed last week that $35 million has been secured to help fund the ongoing Boston Harbor Dredging Project. The project is approximately 30 percent complete, and this funding will enable the project to continue on schedule. The scheme is a $350 million partnership between the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the […]

  • 19 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Prime Minister the Rt Hon David Cameron popped into the Port of Tyne last week. Accompanied by Martin Callanan MEP, the Prime Minister took in a bird’s eye view of the Port from the top of a 70m high container shipping crane. The new gantry crane, costing £6m, was installed at the end of […]

  • 27 March 2014

    Hamburger Hafen und Logistik AG (HHLA) again expanded its position in a difficult market environment in the 2013 financial year. “We saw considerable increases in throughput and transportation in 2013. Our market share gains underline that we were well prepared for the challenges of a difficult market environment. HHLA also continues to have a high […]

  • 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 […]

  • 6 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    KSA pushes ahead with maritime investment programme as demand drives need for increased capacity – key projects to be showcased at Seatrade Middle East Maritime 2012. Saudi Arabia’s vision for maritime sector growth will be highlighted at Seatrade Middle East Maritime (SMEM) 2012 as the Saudi Ports Authority and King Abdul Aziz Port together plan […]

  • 9 July 2014

    The Transportation and Infrastructure Committee’s Panel on Public-Private Partnerships (P3s) will hold a roundtable policy discussion Thursday to explore the potential for P3s for America’s ports and waterways. With the recovery of the import and export trade volumes after reductions in 2008 and 2009, many port authorities in the United States are looking to plan, […]

  • 5 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Looking back at the Port of Portland’s maritime trade statistics and industrial development projects over the past year, two notable trends emerged: increased export activity and facility investment. With the successful start of Ford vehicle exports to China and Korea, increased demand for mineral exports, investment in new ship loaders, and a $40 million expansion […]

  • 1 November 2012

    DP World Limited today announces that it has received the Letter of Award from Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust, Government of India, to build and operate a single berth facility of 330 metres quay length alongside its existing terminal operation at Nhava Sheva, Mumbai. The new facility is expected to be operational in 2015. DP World […]

  • 21 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    ACS Group, through its affiliate Dragados, has been awarded its first large-scale port project in North America for the design and construction of Vancouver Fraser Authority Port’s container terminal extension in British Columbia, Canada. This terminal, located in central Vancouver, is one of the Port’s three container terminals, representing one fifth of its total freight […]

  • 15 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Hamburg has reason to look to the future with optimism. At 32.8 million tons, total seaborne cargo throughput for the first three months of 2013 put the Port of Hamburg back on a growth course. The trend in bulk cargo handling, especially, fuelled the increase in seaborne cargo handling: In the first […]

  • 21 February 2013

    SEDIGATE has announced that it will attend the 10th edition of AMERICANA 2013, from March 19 to 21 in Montreal, Canada. AMERICANA is a forum for participants to exchange their services, expertise and technologies related to sustainable development issues. NEMEAU SEDIGATE has developed a process, NEMEAU®, which is innovative, ecological, economic, mobile and compact in […]

  • 24 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    The 4,360 TEU capacity Sealand Eagle became the first container vessel to call the new Maasvlakte II expansion of the Port of Rotterdam. Sealand Eagle made the short journey from the existing APM Terminals Rotterdam terminal to the deep-water quay at the new APM Terminals Maasvlakte II terminal to reposition empty containers as part of […]

  • 10 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The UK Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin has visited Liverpool to see how more than £300 million investment is improving the local economy. Mr McLoughlin visited the Port of Liverpool, where owners Peel Ports are investing to build new container ship berths, quays and cranes at the ‘Liverpool 2’ container terminal. Construction is well underway on […]

  • 19 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Liebherr product portfolio contains a large number of machines for the mining industry that perform a wide range of tasks both efficiently and reliably.  One of these machines is the R 9150 mining excavator, purposely equipped with robust components, specifically designed for mining purposes. These components, developed and produced by Liebherr, are the basis of the […]

  • 25 August 2011
    Business & Finance

    DP World today announced financial results from its global portfolio of marine terminals for the first six months of 2011, reporting profit after tax before separately disclosed items of S281 million, 36% ahead of the same period last year. After separately disclosed items, which include a significant one off gain from the monetization of 75% […]

  • 19 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    It is expected that the Flinders Ports’ Outer Harbor Channel Widening Project will begin in Autumn 2018, avoiding dredging in summer when seagrass is more susceptible to damage from turbidity impacts, Flinders Ports said in their latest announcement. The project will involve removing 1.55 million cubic meters of material from the shipping channel and placing it […]

  • 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 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 […]

  • 9 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Riga City Council Deputy Chairman and Chairman of the Board of the Freeport of Riga Mr. Andris Ameriks and the Minister of Transport Mr. Anrijs Matiss have visited the site of the ambitious Krievu Island project to assess the infrastructure development progress. “Krievu Island project will be completed on time – in August 2015. […]

  • 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 […]

  • 31 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Freeport of Riga Authority said in its latest announcement that they have started work on creation of the ‘Port Development Plan’ for the next decade. According to the Freeport of Riga CEO, Ansis Zeltins, this will be a comprehensive plan highlighting planned development trends for the Port of Riga over the next ten years, […]

  • 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 […]

  • 2 August 2012

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. has acquired a contract with port operator Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT) for deepening and widening the port and access channel of JNPT in Mumbai, India. The contract has a total value of approximately EUR 175 million. The dredging work will commence in September 2012 and is expected to take two […]

  • 31 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has announced a plan for the Dredge Material Containment Area (DMCA) 14B development project, Savannah Harbor, Jasper County. This project includes the raising of the existing perimeter containment dike of the Dredge Material Containment Area (DMCA) 14B. The perimeter dike spans a length of 25,000 feet. The crest of the […]

  • 25 February 2011

    Contracts totaling more than $2 million to upgrade software at Port Authority terminals and to expand network connectivity are among several matters that were approved during the regular February 22 meeting of the Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority. In his monthly report, Chief Executive Officer Alec G. Dreyer noted that January continued […]