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  • 24 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Jan De Nul has successfully completed the dredging works in the Port of Broome in Australia. “By dredging the access channel, cruise ships will have better access at all tides. Cable Beach, known for its famous pristine white sand and stunning turquoise water, is now even more ready for the next cruise season,” the company […]

  • 13 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Queensland Government has concluded an assessment of proposals for a cruise ship terminal on the Southport Broadwater undertaken for the Gold Coast City Council. Deputy Premier and Minister for State Development, Infrastructure and Planning, Jeff Seeney, said the preliminary assessment found it is possible for one of two proposed projects to proceed and it […]

  • 13 June 2012

    Glenys Hanna-Martin, the Transport and Aviation Minister, a few days ago said: “The Nassau Harbour, which cost the former government $44 million to dredge, has not been maintained properly – leading to millions of dollars in lost revenue from cruise ships.” Speaking in Parliament, Mrs Hanna-Martin said two cruise ship slips are in urgent need […]

  • 21 February 2012

    LNP Leader Campbell Newman today pledged up to $40 million from an LNP Government to deepen Trinity Inlet in order to deliver access to Cairns Port for larger cruise ships and other vessels. Mr Newman said the project would provide a huge boost and more local jobs for Cairns by encouraging larger cruise ships to […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 11 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Deputy Premier and Leader of The Nationals Peter Ryan today visited the Port of Portland to inspect the completed $486,000 Cruise Vessel Terminal Infrastructure Project, made possible by an almost $250,000 investment from the Victorian Coalition Government’s $1 billion Regional Growth Fund. Mr Ryan said the project delivered infrastructure upgrades to the S.L. Patterson berth […]

  • 2 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Plans for a new multi-million dollar cruise ship berth released yesterday by the Lyttelton Port Company will open up new tourism opportunities for Christchurch, said Tourism Minister Paula Bennett. The $56 million dollar berth, funded by the Christchurch City Council, through its port company will enable large cruise liners to return to Lyttelton for the […]

  • 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 […]

  • 1 June 2020
    Infrastructure, Ports & Logistics

    Just a stone’s throw from Dubai’s iconic Ain Dubai and Palm Jumeirah, the project involved reclaiming 60 hectares of additional land and constructing huge quay walls and a new marina in the azure blue water. Set to open in October 2020, Dubai Harbor is a unique and luxurious waterfront development that combines world-class maritime facilities […]

  • 14 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Australian Marine Conservation Society has expressed alarm at the proposed dredging of 5 million cubic meters of seafloor to make way for bigger cruise ships at the Port of Cairns. AMCS Great Barrier Reef campaign director, Felicity Wishart, said the proposed dredging would threaten water quality and important habitat for fish, dugongs and turtles. […]

  • 30 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Port of Tallinn (AS Tallinna Sadam) earned an unaudited half-year net profit of 20.2 million euros with company’s turnover reaching 59 million euros. Compared to last year the turnover increased by 7% and the net profit by 16%. “The first half of this year introduced the best ever figures for Port of Tallinn, both financially […]

  • 3 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Australian Marine Conservation Society (AMCS) has spoken out against plans that could see Cairns become a mega-port, and warned of the huge impacts this could have on the Great Barrier Reef. “If Cairns is designated a ‘priority port’ under the Queensland Government’s new ports legislation, the door will be open not just to millions […]

  • 29 August 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Australia’s largest backhoe dredge – the giant Woomera has been busy lately clearing the hard clays from the Trinity Inlet. The Ports North this morning released a video showing the backhoe dredge Woomera working near the Port of Cairns wharves as part of the dredging for the Cairns Shipping Development project. Spanning 65 meters in […]

  • 26 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Canadian Port of Charlottetown has applied for federal and provincial funding to remove silt and other materials from the harbor, informs the CBC/Radio-Canada. The port plans to conduct this dredging scheme in order to eventually extend the harbor’s berth to accommodate two cruise ships at the same time. Corryn Clemence, the port’s business development […]

  • 15 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Board of Directors of the Port Authority of the Balearic Islands (APB) has given the go-ahead to the 2015 Business Plan, which includes investments totaling €27.8 million for the five public ports it manages on the islands. The APB is set to close 2014 with a profit of €13.6 million and a forecast turnover […]

  • 2 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    The South Korean Busan Port, in order deal with Northeast Asia’s rapidly growing attractiveness as a cruise destination, is bringing a new facilities online this fall. In September, the port will officially open a new cruise terminal to complement the current facility – Yeongdo Cruise Pier, opened in 2007 – to accommodate the trend for larger vessels. […]

  • 4 May 2012

    Australia’s largest operator, Carnival Australia, and Tourism and Transport Forum are calling for the urgent dredging of Trinity Inlet, according to cairns.com. They say Cairns is losing millions of dollars in passenger spending because bigger ships cannot dock at the port. The Liberal National Party pledged $40 million for dredging during the state election campaign […]

  • 11 July 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Ports North welcomed today the release of the Cairns Shipping Development Project Revised Draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for public comment. According to the Chairman Russell Beer, the public consultation was the next major milestone for the project, bringing this region-shaping opportunity a significant step closer to becoming a reality. The Cairns Shipping Development Project involves widening […]

  • 17 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Doha Port Dredging Project is officially underway, the Qatar Government’s Ministry of Transport and Communications (MOTC) said in their latest release.   Through this project, MOTC aims to boost Doha Port’s capacity to be able to accommodate the largest cruise ships in the future, helping to position the city among world’s top cruise ship tourism destinations. […]

  • 26 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Members of the public and harbor stakeholders are being invited by the Dun Laoghaire Cruise Stakeholder Group to submit their views on plans for the development of a new cruise berth facility for large cruise ships in Dun Laoghaire Harbor. The two week public consultation process will open next Monday and is being launched in […]

  • 18 September 2011

    Millions of dollars have to be poured into widening Bermuda’s shipping channels to attract the bigger cruise ships into Hamilton and St…   By Simon Jones (bermudasun) [mappress] Source: bermudasun, September 18, 2011

  • 8 January 2013

    The dredging project at the St John’s Harbour is scheduled for this year, according to antiguaobserver.com. Public Works Minister Trevor Walker said: “Following concerns raised about the present depth of the seabed by captains of various cruise ships in Antigua, a hydrographic survey was done and it was established and determined that the levels of […]

  • 9 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    Dún Laoghaire Harbor Company (DLHC) has welcomed the An Bord Pleanála decision to grant permission for the proposed new cruise berth.  This decision allows DLHC to accommodate up to 80% of cruise ships that currently visit Dublin Bay. Eithne Scott Lennon, Chairperson of DLHC, said: “The development of cruise tourism in Dun Laoghaire and its […]

  • 12 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Port of Tauranga will host the giant cruise ship Ovation of the Seas in its maiden voyage to New Zealand in the summer of 2016/2017. Mark Cairns, Port of Tauranga Chief Executive, said the cruise ship visit will be made possible by the dredging project about to start in Tauranga Harbor. The work, for which […]

  • 25 June 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Qatar’s Ministry of Transportation and Communication (MOTC) has completed the dredging works at Doha Port as part of its redevelopment project. The Doha Port dredging and expansion project was awarded to a consortium that includes the Middle East Dredging Co. (MEDCO). According to MOTC, up to 3.5 million m³ of material in the approach channel […]