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  • 17 July 2012

    The head of the Phuket, Thailand Marine Department Office is trying to kick-start stalled negotiations to expand the port to allow larger cruise ships to dock there. Represenatives from Royal Caribbean and Princess Cruises met with Thai officials on July 12 to discuss the problems encountered by large ships using their port, says royalcaribbeanblog. Phuket […]

  • 1 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    Port of Sibenik Authority has introduced a plan for the Vrulje Quay development program. This project, located in the Port of Sibenik, will include the construction of four berths with a total length of 510m, of which two berths will have a total length of 325m (the sea depth is 10m). The berths are intended […]

  • 25 September 2012

    After the state’s Co-ordinator General declared it a significant project, plans to dredge Trinity Inlet will need to pass a rigorous environmental assessment to get the green light. Jeff Seeney, the Deputy Premier, stated: “The proposed upgrades to the Port of Cairns promised significant benefits for the local economy, if approved.” According to cairns.com, these […]

  • 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 […]

  • 10 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Abu Dhabi Ports announced today plans to design and construct a new cruise jetty at Sir Bani Yas Cruise Beach – the signature tourist destination located off the coast of Abu Dhabi. The €24.5 million new jetty project will be completed in Q4 2020, in time for the launch of the 2021 cruise season. The […]

  • 6 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Australian Marine Conservation Society has hired James Cook University to conduct research on the current and future economic opportunities of the Cairns’ Cruise Liner Terminal. The project is comprised of an economic analysis of the current contribution of cruise ship visits to the region, and of the implications of expansions at Trinity Inlet, AMCS reported. The […]

  • 18 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    NSW Treasurer and Member for Bega Andrew Constance and Minister for Roads and Freight Duncan Gay announced a $10 million upgrade to the Port of Eden. “The Port of Eden Infrastructure Improvement Program will deliver new boating infrastructure and improve maritime safety in Twofold Bay,” Mr Constance said. Mr Constance said the NSW Coalition Government […]

  • 18 April 2012

    The federal and provincial governments had double cause for celebration  – officially welcoming the first cruise ship of the 2012 season to Victoria, while highlighting how recent infrastructure investments at Ogden Point are attracting a new class of cruise vessels. The Honourable James Moore, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages and Senior Minister Responsible […]

  • 15 March 2012

    An agreement between two ports of Falmouth on opposite sides of the world got the royal seal of approval from Prince Harry during his recent tour of the Caribbean. Falmouth, Jamaica and Falmouth, Cornwall have entered into a sister port relationship to promote good will and friendship with each other. The agreement was formally signed […]

  • 12 June 2013

    The Belize Natural History Centre at Chaa Creek has applauded a recent government decision to deny approval for a large cruise ship project in an environmentally sensitive area of Southern Belize, according to the Centre’s assistant manager Brion Young. Mr Young said that the decision sends a clear message that Belize is serious about protecting […]

  • 1 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    Cairns’ $127 million Shipping Development is one step closer to unlocking a tourism bonanza for the region with works now underway to deepen Trinity Inlet and make it ready for bigger vessels. Assistant Treasurer, Glenn Butcher MP, who visited the port last week, said that the 111m-long, German-built dredging ship Balder R began its task […]

  • 25 September 2012

    BBC News reports that the controversial Falmouth Harbour dredging trial has begun. The work, commissioned by the Falmouth Harbour Commissioners, will be undertaken by specialist dredging contractors, GPS Marine. “800 jobs could be created if more cruise ships use the harbour,” say Falmouth Harbour Commissioners. Environmentalists and fishermen are concerned that the fishing beds and […]

  • 8 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Dredging work in Stromness Harbour is due to take place later this month. According to the OIC, surveys have shown that silt has built up in the south, middle and north basins in the harbour. Dredging is now needed to ensure that the areas of the harbour closest to the shore remain accessible to vessels. […]

  • 10 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Baker-Polito Administration yesterday announced a $2.5 million award to the Town of Plymouth to support dredging the Inner Harbor. The project will benefit five areas of the harbor, effecting nearly 15 acres of public tidelands, and provide substantial benefits to the local community, commercial fishermen and the tourism industry. The Town of Plymouth will […]

  • 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 […]

  • 6 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Virgin Islands Port Authority has approved a resolution to fund its capital projects plan by refinancing existing 2003 bonds in the amount of about $24 million and issuing about $29 million in new bonds, the Virgin Islands Daily News reports. The newspaper said that the refinancing is expected to save the Port Authority about […]

  • 12 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    An extensive new harbor complex that will attract large cruise ships to one of the Middle East’s most iconic locations is underway, with Keller nearing completion on some innovative deep compaction works. The new 20-million-square-foot Dubai Harbor, which will sit adjacent to the famous Palm Jumeirah, will feature the region’s largest marina, as well as […]

  • 29 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    Cayman Islands Government has approved a $150 million new cruise ship port plan, reported Office of the Premier Alden McLaughlin yesterday. According to McLaughlin, the Cabinet on Wednesday formally approved the cruise berthing facility recommendations regarding project delivery, making room for the next phase. He acknowledged potential environmental risks associated with the project, because of the dredging of the coral and dive […]

  • 29 July 2013

    ADPC has announced the next steps in its plans to support the growing cruise business at Zayed Port, Abu Dhabi. Figures for 2012/2013 show a total of 96 vessel calls and 155,000 passengers visited Zayed Port, Abu Dhabi last season. Increasing the cruise business to the city is one of Abu Dhabi’s main tourism-related targets […]

  • 27 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    Port Canaveral recently began construction works on a new $150 million Cruise Terminal 3, the largest single project in the history of the port. According to the release, demolition of the port’s oldest cruise terminal started yesterday to make way for a new state-of-the-art terminal with upgraded berth. Deconstruction of the existing Cruise Terminal 3 (CT-3) facility […]

  • 27 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Curaçao Ports Authority N.V. (CPA) renewed its agreement with Van Oord Marine Ingenuity (Van Oord) on Friday, 24 April, 2015. The renewed agreement is a modernized version of the previous one, which reflects the responsible manner in which CPA is managing commercial developments within the Ports of Curaçao. Van Oord has operated a regional […]

  • 2 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Federal Government will invest $10 million in the Port of Eden development program, reports abc.net.au. Regarding this announcement, the federal member for Eden-Monaro Mike Kelly, said: “There will be dredging down to nine metres, panel extensions and other amenities, buoys and circulation arrangements and road upgrades to allow heavy vehicle access.” The Port of […]

  • 30 January 2012

    The Falmouth harbour dredging plans could be submitted in the coming few weeks, and if successful could see a full scale of dredging works start next year. This would enable a ship repair firm A&P Falmouth to work on bigger vessels and allow more cruise ships to dock at Falmouth – both of which would […]

  • 11 February 2011

    The Cebu Port Authority (CPA) will finally implement the P580-million dredging project along the stretch from the Cebu International Port (CIP) up to Pier 1 in Cebu City. The project is intended to accommodate bigger (post Panamax) cargo vessels and international cruise ships. Carlos Co, a CPA commissioner representing the business sector, said once the […]

  • 13 June 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Port Authority of Trinidad and Tobago has awarded a contract to Dutch Dredging BV under which the contractor will dredge area at Queens Wharf and Caricom Wharves. According to the Port Authority, the contract also includes ancillary works for the Government Shipping Service. Officials also announced that the dredging project is expected to begin […]

  • 24 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    A cruise terminal will be inaugurated in Visby on April 29, with intensive preparations now underway to boost Gotland as a destination. The number of passengers will double as early as 2018, the company said in its latest release. Since winter 2016 about 130,000m3 has been dredged to achieve a depth of water of 11m. […]