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  • 20 June 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Abu Dhabi Ports and the Port of Fujairah have signed a 35 year concession agreement to develop, manage and operate the Fujairah facility, reports the Emirates News Agency. The agreement was signed Monday, June 19, by Mohamed Juma Al Shamisi, CEO of Abu Dhabi Ports and Captain Mousa Murad, General Manager of Port of Fujairah. As part of […]

  • 5 June 2020
    Business development, Infrastructure, Ports & Logistics

    The Port of Vancouver has unveiled the latest update on the Centerm Expansion Project. According to the update, marine work in the water and on terminal will continue in June. Infilling is continuing this month at the northeast dyke and west end dykes 24 hours a day, six days a week (Monday to Saturday, with […]

  • 19 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    The international company behind the proposed $4.9 billion cruise ship and integrated tourism, residential and casino proposal near Wavebreak Island in the Southport Broadwater says it can complete the required dredging to enable cruise ship access within four weeks. President and CEO of Sembawang of Singapore – Global Project Underwriters Limited, Ric Grosvenor, said the […]

  • 24 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    DEME’s subsidiary MEDCO (Middle East Dredging Company) has been awarded a contract for the Old Doha Port Redevelopment project in Qatar.   In Singapore, DIAP (Dredging International Asia Pacific Pte Ltd) also secured a contract for the Ayer Merbau Reclamation Phase 2 project, DEME said in its latest release. The total value of these contracts […]

  • 16 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    During the past year the Freeport of Riga has reached the unprecedented volume of cargo handling – a threshold of 41 million tons (+ 15.8%) was exceeded, which is the largest amount ever handled during the year by one of the Latvian ports. This year’s first month results show that the growth trend continues – […]

  • 24 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Chief of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Lt. Gen. Todd Semonite, officially signed the Chief of Engineers Report for the San Juan Harbor Navigation Improvements Study August 23. The Chief’s signing of this report is a significant milestone for Puerto Rico, and addresses harbor improvements such as deepening and widening the channels, accommodate existing […]

  • 9 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    The first section of a new £16.5 million jetty for the fishing and offshore industries has been handed over to Lerwick Port Authority by contractor, Tulloch Developments Ltd. The early completion of the 110-meter section at Holmsgarth North clears the way for the demolition of the nearby former Shell jetty which has been used by […]

  • 24 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    Sembawang of Singapore – Global Project Underwriters will complete and publish an economic feasibility study to unequivocally prove a casino was necessary for the financial sustainability of its now withdrawn Wavebreak development in the Gold Coast’s Broadwater. Sembawang has cancelled its $4.9 billion mixed-use Wavebreak proposal – including a cruise ship terminal, casino, marine facilities, […]

  • 19 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Top reputation among divers could be ruined by possible environmental degradation associated with the Resorts World Bimini pier terminal project, the California-based Diving Equipment and Marketing Association (DEMA) said. As a hotly-opposed dredging operation got underway off the coast of Bimini last week despite legal challenge, a global non-profit warned that the associated environmental degradation […]

  • 28 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    A $120 million upgrade to the Port of Cairns is closer thanks to the finalization of the state’s consideration of the Environmental Impact Statement for the project. Minister for State Development, Manufacturing, Infrastructure and Planning, Cameron Dick, today announced the state’s independent Coordinator-General has approved the port upgrades with very stringent reef safeguards. Mr Dick […]

  • 15 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    Senators Edward J. Markey and Elizabeth Warren, together with Representative William R. Keating have announced $13.5 million in federal funding to dredge Plymouth Harbor. In 2020, Plymouth Harbor will be celebrating the 400th anniversary of the voyage of the Mayflower and the settlement at Plymouth. Regrettably, the Harbor has filled up with so much sediment that […]

  • 19 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Federal, state and local elected officials joined local business leaders yesterday to welcome the news that Broward County’s long-awaited Port Everglades Navigation Improvements Project to deepen and widen the port’s navigational channels can now begin with $29.1 million in funding under the Army Corps FY 2020 Work Plan. The funding will be used to build […]

  • 19 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Leichhardt MP Warren Entsch has applauded the Government’s move to ban the dumping of any capital dredge spoil in Great Barrier Reef Marine Park waters, saying it shouldn’t be news to Ports North in regards to their Port of Cairns dredge proposal. “I congratulate Environment Minister Greg Hunt for this decision, it’s something that I’ve been arguing […]

  • 23 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    In order to attract larger ships and thereby boost cargo traffic in the port, New Zealand’s pre-eminent freight gateway, the Port of Tauranga is about to begin $50 million worth harbor and channel-dredging works. This was announced today October 23rd by the Port of Tauranga Chairman, Mr. David Pilkington at the company’s Annual Meeting. Following […]

  • 22 April 2013

    The worlds largest container vessels are to call at Busan Port. Busan Port Authority(BPA, President Ki-tack Lim) stated that Alexander Von Humboldt of CMA-CGM, the worlds 3rd largest shipping company in France, will enter Busan New Container Terminal(BNCT) at the Busan New Port. The vessel(175,343t) was constructed by Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering, and is […]

  • 16 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    Kongsberg Maritime has established a new country office in the Republic of Panama. Opened in January 2016 and situated in the ‘Canal Zone’ close to Panama City, Kongsberg Maritime Panama will service merchant fleet customers transiting the canal and the extensive tug sector in the region, in addition to providing support for on-going or planned […]

  • 25 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    The largest port development in Cairns’ history is now complete, providing a much-needed shot in the arm for the tropical north city as it continues its COVID-19 recovery, Queensland Government announced today. Crews have wrapped up works on the final stage of the Palaszczuk Government’s $127 million shipping development project, putting the finishing touches on […]

  • 27 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Galway Harbour Company is expected to lodge its planning application for the first phase of the port expansion plans in May, with construction to begin in 2015, reports galwaynews.ie. The 50 million euro plans for an extended port of about 57 acres will accomodate substantial trading ships and allow for the docking of all major cruise […]

  • 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 […]

  • 20 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    A draft Environmental Impact Statement that proposes dumping Cairns Port dredge spoil on the Great Barrier Reef highlights the Newman Government’s reckless disregard for one of Queensland’s most valuable assets, Minister for Employment and Industrial Relations, Curtis Pitt, said. Mr Pitt said the EIS was being released as required by legislation. He said it would […]

  • 28 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Australian Marine Conservation Society and The Cairns and Far North Environment Center have called on the Queensland Government to oppose any changes to the Sustainable Port Development Bill that would list the port of Cairns as a ‘priority port’ and allow new dredging. “The fact that over one hundred Cairns and Far North businesses […]

  • 10 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    The number of ultra large vessels calling at the Port of Hamburg has been on the increase for years. This is resulting in some major challenges for the port operators, shipping companies and authorities. With the introduction of the Nautical Terminal Coordination (NTK), there is now a body to handle the centralized operational coordination of […]

  • 19 January 2012

    ABB has completed the delivery and energization of the world’s first cross-linked polyethylene (XLPE) insulated 345 kV AC submarine cable system. Extruded in a single continuous length without factory joints, the new cable system brings 512 megawatts of power generation capacity to the critical wholesale power market in New York City. The ABB extra-high voltage […]

  • 17 October 2012

    Cowes Harbour Commission believes that an Outer Harbour breakwater is vital to the Isle of Wight economy and to the safety and future prosperity of Cowes Harbour. The Cowes breakwater project has all necessary permissions in place to proceed and the time for constructing the breakwater has arrived. CHC needs to capture crucial infrastructure investment […]

  • 16 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    Following its take-over in April by Alewijnse Holding B.V., Alblasserdam-based Simnav B.V. has now merged with the Navigation and Communications department of Alewijnse Marine Systems to create Admarel B.V. All activities of both companies are now continuing under the new name. The name Admarel stands for advanced marine electronics. The combined company is now operating […]

  • 21 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    Fujairah Terminals has welcomed its first vessel, the Dubai Alliance, following recent concession signing agreement between Abu Dhabi Ports and the Port of Fujairah. Upa Jayalth, General Manager for Operations at Star Feeder LLC and Nirmil Perara, General Manager for Sales and Marketing at Star Feeders LLC met with Fujairah Terminals General Manager, Naser AlBusaeedi […]