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  • 20 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    Construction works on the $48 million cruise pier terminal at Port Zante are officially underway, according to the Groupe Ocean. The company reported that the harbor deepening works by Ocean Dredging DSM’s Traverse du Nord for St. Kitts new cruise ship pier are in full swing now. The construction project, which is financed under a syndicate arrangement […]

  • 16 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    Region Gotland and Copenhagen Malmö Port (CMP) have formally signed an agreement with the aim of making Gotland a principal new attraction for the Baltic’s cruise tourists. Preparations to extend the port are fully underway, including the marine archaeological survey. Under the agreement, the region will invest around $30.7 million in a new cruise ship quay, with […]

  • 10 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Kiel now has a third berth for big cruise ships. During a ceremony in the Ostuferhafen on Sunday morning June 9th the new Berth 1 cruise ship handling facility was officially opened just after the arrival of Holland America Line’s “Eurodam”. On the gangway to the ship a ribbon was cut to officially mark the […]

  • 29 November 2009
    Project & Tenders

    HUNDREDS of construction workers on the $43 billion Gorgon gas project will live on a luxury Norwegian cruise ship anchored off Barrow Island… Source: PerthNow, November 28, 2009;

  • 18 November 2009
    Project & Tenders

    The Premier has disclosed further details on the $60 million cruise ship dock, saying “a slew of contract variations caused the project to escalate”… Source: The Royal Gazette, November 18, 2009;

  • 3 November 2009
    Project & Tenders

    The Bahamas prepares for the new Genesis class cruise ships due to enter the newly dredged Nassau Harbour in December… Source: The Bahamas Weekly, September 1, 2009

  • 12 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    Port of Brisbane Pty Ltd (PBPL) has received Stage 1 approval from the Queensland Government for its Market-led Proposal (MLP) to deliver a $100 million mega ship cruise facility for South-east Queensland (SEQ) at Luggage Point, at the mouth of the Brisbane River. Port of Brisbane Pty Ltd Chief Executive Officer, Roy Cummins, said that […]

  • 30 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    Donjon Marine Co., Inc. is expediting dredging operations at Manhattan Cruise Terminal to make way for the U.S. Navy’s hospital ship USNS COMFORT.  The USNS COMFORT received orders from President Trump to dock in Manhattan as a relief hospital facility for individuals needing hospital care but who are not necessarily infected with COVID-19. According to […]

  • 16 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    Lyttelton Port is one step closer to welcoming the world’s largest cruise ships to Canterbury with all piling complete on New Zealand’s first purpose-built cruise berth. Since late 2018, 66 marine and 384 land-based piles totaling almost 10 kilometers have been driven in the project, ensuring the structure is ready to open in November and […]

  • 9 July 2019
    Business & Finance

     Ports North has just released this very interesting video about construction works on a dredge pipeline, part of the Cairns Shipping Development Project. Under the project, the trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Balder R will remove soft clays from the channel, which will then be pumped along this 8km long pipeline to a dedicated […]

  • 27 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    Colonel Andrew Kelly, Commander and District Engineer of USACE Jacksonville District, and the Executive Director for Puerto Rico Ports Authority, Anthony O. Maceira Zayas, signed the partnership agreement last week to move forward to the design phase of the San Juan Harbor Navigation Improvements project. According to USACE, the $54 million project will improve the […]

  • 6 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Board of Trustees of the Galveston Wharves formally announced on Wednesday, December 5 that it has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. setting out the general terms for a new long-term business agreement for the development and operation of a new cruise terminal. While specific designs and costs […]

  • 29 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    The job-creating Cairns Shipping Development Project has been given the green light after the federal government signed off on the environmental impact statement, Leichhardt MP Warren Entsch said in its today’s release.  The federal government was forced to delay making a final decision on the EIS for several months at the request of the Queensland […]

  • 9 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    The McGowan Labor Government is getting on with the job of bringing more Western Australian, interstate and overseas visitors to Broome, the Government of Western Australia said in its latest release. Commenting the latest development plans, Premier Mark McGowan, said: “As a government, we’ve been working hard to bring more tourists to Broome and the […]

  • 20 June 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Cruise ships are one step closer to returning to Lyttelton Harbor, as construction begins on Lyttelton Port Company’s (LPC) cruise berth. The new cruise berth will be located between Cashin Quay and the entrance to the Inner Harbor. It will be the first custom-built cruise ship facility in New Zealand designed to accommodate the world’s […]

  • 15 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    Freeport of Riga said in its latest announcement that cruise travel is currently one of the most rapidly growing tourism segments in the world, chosen for recreation by approximately 23 million passengers every year. Market trends suggest that the number of cruise passengers may increase by another third by 2030, revealing more and more new tourist […]

  • 2 March 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    McLaughlin & Harvey has won a contract to prepare new Mersey cruise terminal facility that will enable the city to welcome the world’s biggest cruise ships to its UNESCO World Heritage listed waterfront. According to McL&H, the first stage will consist of supporting the Liverpool City Council’s appointed design team, led by Ramboll UK, to finalize […]

  • 26 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    A tourist vessel on its way to St Martin’s island collided with a dredging vessel on the Naf River yesterday, United News of Bangladesh (UNB) reports.  Dalim Barua, assistant sub-inspector of Taknaf Model Police Station, said that this accident took place on Teknaf-Saint Martin’s naval route in Naf River around 10am, as the tourist vessel Keari […]

  • 27 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Brisbane has begun pumping operations for the $158 million Brisbane International Cruise Terminal project. MGN Civil, a marine contractor who was working to prepare the site for the upcoming reclamation project, announced today that the TSHD Brisbane is back in town to build the new cruise terminal. The site preparation works started earlier in […]

  • 19 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Panama Maritime Authority (AMP) yesterday held a kick-off ceremony for the construction of the new Amador Cruise Port, Jan De Nul said in their latest announcement. A complete new cruise terminal at the Pacific Side of Panama will be built over the next 18 months. The design and construction of the Amador cruise terminal, at […]

  • 9 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Recently completed dredging of the Crown Bay in St. Thomas, allowed for the first time a Solstice-class cruise ship to berth along the Austin “Babe” Monsanto Marine Terminal. On Wednesday, the Celebrity Silhouette was berthed along the northern side of the pier, thanks to dredging work that increased the depth of the terminal. This was announced by the Virgin Islands […]

  • 23 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    Canadian Port of Halifax has started a master planning exercise to prepare for the arrival of “ultra-class” container ships of over 10,000 TEUs. WSP/Parsons Brinckerhoff Engineering Services, a port development consultancy firm, has been hired to lead the master planning exercise. “Aggressive timelines are being set,” the port said in its announcement. The main objective of […]

  • 21 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    Queensland Treasurer Curtis Pitt has confirmed that the Cairns Shipping Development Project will now target mega cruise ships up to 300 meters in length, to take advantage of the strong growth forecast for these impressive vessels. “I’d like to commend Ports North for focusing the project on capturing the strong growth in mid-to-large Mega Ships […]

  • 14 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    BAM International, the operating company of Royal BAM Group active outside Europe, has won the contract to design and construct Mega Cruise Pier II in Curacao.  The contract value amounts to $29 million (€25 million). This project is part of the total development of $43 million (€38 million) that Curacao Ports Authority N.V. is realizing […]

  • 26 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Oranjewerf Ship Repair has turned 65 in November 2014 and simultaneously celebrated its silver jubilee within Damen Shipyards Group. The repair and conversion shipyard in the Port of Amsterdam gradually continues to extend its already versatile proposition to shipowners. With it, Oranjewerf’s scope of ship types and maritime segments served is extending too. As part […]

  • 15 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Ports North is continuing its consultation with the region’s stakeholders and will be consulting with the community ahead of submitting its Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Cairns Shipping Development Project later this year. Ports North Chairman Brett Moller said community input into the Cairns Shipping Development Project was vital to deliver a project that […]

  • 23 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Further collection of water quality baseline data will be carried out during the next four months to deliver a comprehensive Environmental Impact Statement on the Cairns Shipping Development Project. Ports North Chairman Mr. Brett Moller confirmed that additional field studies were being undertaken following consultation with the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority (GBRMPA). Mr […]

  • 16 December 2013

    Significant port expansion plans for the cruise industry were outlined at the Seatrade Middle East Cruise Forum, Abu Dhabi, which was attended by global cruise line executives, regional ministers, tourism leaders and delegates. Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Qatar, Oman and Ras Al-Khaimah all spoke of port expansion plans that would enable the region to grow its […]

  • 24 September 2013

    Associated British Ports (ABP) has today announced a reorganisation of its Humber ports and the retirement of ABP Port Director Southampton, Doug Morrison. The reorganisation on the Humber will bring ABP’s operational and commercial teams under one umbrella. Currently separated into two directorates covering Hull and Goole on the north bank of the river and […]