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  • 19 June 2020
    Business development

    The design team of Jackson Clements Burrows Architects, Site Office and AW Maritime has been awarded the contract for the detailed design of the St Kilda Pier Redevelopment, in Victoria, Australia. Measuring around 450m in length, the new pier has a distinctive curved design which was selected following an extensive community consultation process in 2017.  […]

  • 18 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    The European Investment Bank (EIB) has signed a SEK 445 million (EUR 41.75 m) loan agreement with the Municipality of Ystad to expand harbor facilities, so that new, larger LNG vessels can access the harbor. The port in the southern-Swedish town is a busy connection point to the Polish Port of Swinoujscie and the Danish […]

  • 10 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Alaska District has released the Port of Nome Modification feasibility study and environmental assessment for the proposed navigational and marine infrastructure improvements serving the hub community of Nome. The recommended plan, also known as “Alternative 8b,” intends to dredge a deep-water basin to minus 40 feet and an outer […]

  • 29 October 2019
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Dredge Yard and its sole agent in Sri Lanka, Hoavel Holdings, have won an order for a standard Cutter Suction Dredger ECO 300. The new dredger will be used by Sri Lanka Land Development Corporation (SLLDC) for the cleanup of the Beira Lake in Colombo, Sri Lanka. According to the company, Hovael Holdings confirmed that […]

  • 28 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    TMS Ltd crews are currently in the Shetland Islands, a subarctic archipelago in the Northern Isles of Scotland, working on Toft Pier development. According to their latest project update, the weather has been testing them, but the sixth pile gate has now been set up on the seaward side. “Now that the piles are complete […]

  • 13 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Belfast Harbor, Northern Ireland, has announced its ambition to become one of the best regional ports in the world. The 2019-2023 Strategic Plan together with an outlook through to 2035 were publicly launched at Belfast Harbor’s Annual Stakeholder Meeting today. As part of the plan the Port has committed £254 million of investment to deliver […]

  • 27 August 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Port of Cairns’ wharves are set for a major makeover, paving the way for cruise ships up to 300m in length to dock at the far north shipping hub. Transport and Main Roads Minister Mark Bailey and Member for Cairns Michael Healy today announced a $20 million contract to modernize the port’s six wharves, […]

  • 2 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    The second phase in a major upgrade of Scrabster Harbor in Caithness, the North of Scotland, has secured up to £3 million investment from Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE). According to the HIE official announcement, the funding will enable the redevelopment of the existing St. Ola pier to create further deep-water infrastructure and meet anticipated […]

  • 30 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    Anaklia Development Consortium has appointed Eiffage, a French civil engineering construction company, as the general construction contractor for the Phase 1 of Anaklia Deep Sea Port. According to the Anaklia Development Consortium’s latest announcement, the French giant will provide the construction of the first phase for Anaklia Port together with its local and international partner companies: […]

  • 11 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    Dublin Port Company (DPC) is lodging an application for permission with An Bord Pleanála for its MP2 Project, the second major capital development project from the Port’s Masterplan 2040. The MP2 Project involves an application for a 15-year permission for phased development works within existing port lands in the north eastern part of the port estate. When […]

  • 20 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    Townsville construction company Formset has been awarded a $10 million contract to build a 1.6-hectare container terminal as part of the Townsville Port’s $30 million Crane and Cargo Terminal project at Berth 4. The announcement was made today by Deputy Premier and Treasurer Jackie Trad. Formset Managing Director, Brent Zander commented that the construction of […]

  • 13 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) has announced a Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) for $292.7 million in discretionary grant funding through the new Port Infrastructure Development Program. Commenting the latest news, U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao, said: “This major investment in the Port Infrastructure Development Program will help strengthen, modernize, and improve our […]

  • 23 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    HES International has just released the latest update on their HES Hartel Tank Terminal development project in the Port of Rotterdam. The new tank terminal will be the first terminal in the Netherlands that will be built according to the latest PGS 29 regulations for tank storage, meaning that the terminal will meet very high […]

  • 22 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Government of Montserrat, together with its partners the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) and the United Kingdom Caribbean Infrastructure Fund (UKCIF), has launched construction of a $19.5 million port development in Little Bay. “The launch of this port construction project marks one of the first steps towards the fulfillment of the long hoped for transformation […]

  • 15 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    H.H. Sheikh Hamad bin Mohammed Al Sharqi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Fujairah, has underlined the paramount importance of boosting the Port of Fujairah’s operations and enhancing its capabilities, the Emirates News Agency informs. Sheikh Hamad made the remarks yesterday, in the presence of H.H. Sheikh Mohammed bin Hamad bin Mohammed Al Sharqi, Crown […]

  • 5 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (NDA) has pledged £5 million towards a project to upgrade Scrabster Harbor, close to the Dounreay nuclear site in the north of Scotland, aimed to improved its capacity to receive cruise ships and vessels working in the offshore oil and gas industry. According to their announcement, the improvement work is likely […]

  • 26 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    Captain Tarek Shahin, the Egyptian Damietta Port Authority (DPA) chairman, hosted a meeting today with a delegation from the Dutch marine services provider Van Oord, Wadi El Nile For Contracting & Real Estate Investments and The Egyptian Ports Development Group (EPDG). During the meeting, the parties discussed how far these three companies can work on […]

  • 13 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Bangladesh Water Development Board (BWDB) has unveiled a plan to repair embankments in four upazilas (administrative regions in Bangladesh) to tackle river erosion, the United News of Bangladesh (UNB) informs.  Under this plan, supported with Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) funding, approximately 82 kilometers of vulnerable dyke parts will be repaired. The initiative was taken […]

  • 6 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Greater Lafourche Port Commission has announced the completion of the NE Slip C 1671 Linear Feet Bulkhead Project, which adds nearly a 1/3-mile of additional waterfront property for prospective tenants to operate from. The cost of the bulkhead project was more than $11 million with better than $9.2 million of this coming via the […]

  • 14 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The development works on the Kulai fishing harbor in Mangaluru are expected to begin soon, The Times of India informs.  The project, to be executed by the New Mangalore Port Trust (NMPT), has already received 5 bids for the construction of the breakwaters, as a beginning of the harbor construction scheme. According to the latest […]

  • 7 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    Navayuga Engineering Company Limited (NECL), the flagship entity of the Indian multinational conglomerate Navayuga Group, has formally kicked off the development of Machilipatnam Port, located on the east coast of the country. Hon. Chief Minister Shri N Chandrababu Naidu today laid the foundation stone for this new green-field, all-weather multi-purpose port. “Machilipatnam is one of the […]

  • 28 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed T.D., has announced details of a €35.7 million Capital Investment Package for the ongoing development of Ireland’s publicly owned harbor network. Commenting on the initiative the Minister said: “This €35.7m capital investment package in our six Fishery Harbor Centers and other fisheries related marine infrastructure represents […]

  • 25 December 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Last week, the Port of Dover released the latest video update from the Dover Western Docks Revival (DWDR) development scheme. The project has been announced as the single biggest investment ever undertaken by the Port. Overall, the project includes the design and construction of two new berths including quay walls and land reclamation, a new marina […]

  • 3 December 2018
    Business & Finance

     The Portcoast Consultant Corporation has been busy lately working on the Lach Huyen Port Infrastructure Construction Project in Vietnam. The Port – to be developed in two phases – will be equipped with comprehensive infrastructure and handling technology. It will be able to accommodate container ships between 4,000TEU and 6,000TEU, with the potential to accommodate […]

  • 3 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    Ibistek Limited will begin the physical construction works on the development of the multipurpose Atlantic Terminal Services on-dock facility at the Ghana’s Takoradi Port in January 2019, the Ghana News Agency (GNA) said in their latest announcement. The news comes after the signing of a project management contract with Royal HaskoningDHV of the Netherlands for […]

  • 30 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    Yesterday’s ground-breaking ceremony marked the next phase of a port improvement project that will drive economic growth for Ziguinchor, the main economic city in southern Senegal’s Casamance region.  The ceremony marked the start of construction for a new fishing port within the overall Ziguinchor port area. According to an official announcement, this is the second […]

  • 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 […]

  • 2 November 2018
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    A test site for salt marsh development, part of the ‘Marconi Buitendijks’ project, was opened on 2 November at Delfzijl, reports the EcoShape. The salt marsh landscape will help researchers investigate different strategies to develop salt marshes. The 15-hectare salt marsh landscape has been divided into a number of test sections that differ in soil composition […]

  • 2 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    A $12-million funding boost to redevelop the Apollo Bay Harbor Precinct is set to enable Colac Otway Shire Council of Victoria, Australia, to deliver stage one of the project, benefiting commercial operations and tourism opportunities. Colac Otway Shire Mayor, Joe McCracken, said that the council had been strongly advocating for funding for the harbor, as […]