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  • 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 […]

  • 2 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Small Craft Harbors Branch of the Fisheries and Oceans Canada has submitted a proposal for an environmental assessment of the Port Blandford Marina Development project. According to the release issued by the Department of Municipal Affairs and Environment, the project calls for the construction of a new wharf, concrete launchway, and a 163 meter breakwater at the […]

  • 31 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Ministry of Infrastructure of Ukraine has approved the Berdyansk Seaport Development Plan, including the short-to-medium and long-term perspective approved by the Ukrainian Sea Ports Authority (USPA). According to USPA, the Berdyansk procedure provides for the implementation of investment projects for construction and reconstruction of six berths and two grain terminals. Under this capital development  plan, USPA will […]

  • 23 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The European Investment Bank (EIB) recently approved a €195 million financing for the Ports of Civitavecchia and Fiumicino, paving the way for major infrastructure works in these ports. According to the officials, the decision was taken after a long inquiry considering the development of the “Highways of the Sea”, an important hub for passenger and cargo flows in Center Italy and one […]

  • 12 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    Construction work on the development of the multi-purpose Berbera Port in the Republic of Somaliland officially started earlier this week with a special ground-breaking ceremony to mark the occasion, DP World said in its latest release.  The first phase will consist of building a 400 meter quay and 250,000 square meter yard extension as well […]

  • 12 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    Governor Tom Wolf has announced $2.7 million in new state investments to the Erie Western PA Port Authority designed to spur economic development through the Port of Erie. “These investments reflect my administration’s commitment to spurring the ongoing revitalization efforts in Erie and the growth of its economy,” Governor Wolf said. “We want to work […]

  • 5 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) signed a grant agreement (October 3) with the Government of Myanmar in Yangon, to provide grant aid of up to $53 million for the Mandalay Port Development Project. The objective of the project is to modernize the Port in Myanmar’s second largest city, Mandalay, which is located in the […]

  • 18 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    An official ceremony dedicated to launching of the Anaklia Deep Sea Port marine construction works took place on September 16, the Ministry of Economy and Sustainable Development of Georgia said in their latest release.  In June 2018, Anaklia Development Consortium (ADC) awarded the dredging and reclamation works for the Phase 1 Anaklia Deep Sea Port […]

  • 14 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Greater Lafourche Port Commission (GLPC) took a major step forward in its plans to develop the next generation of Deepwater port facilities at Port Fourchon, thanks to an agreement signed by the Edward Wisner Donation Trust granting GLPC a lease of over 900 acres of property immediately south of the port. Also, this week, […]

  • 14 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    Congressional leaders achieved a major accomplishment with yesterday’s passage of the Energy and Water, Legislative Branch, and Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriations Act, which bundles three of the 12 fiscal year 2019 appropriations bills. According to the American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) – which welcomed the Congressional passage of the bill – this marks […]

  • 11 September 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The ability of the Port of Umm Qasr in Iraq to receive direct calls from larger container vessels is being progressively boosted by the new terminal development program at Basra Gateway Terminal (BGT). A significant milestone was reached at the end of August with the servicing of Evergreen’s 5652-TEU capacity Ever Useful with a LOA of 285 […]

  • 29 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    Don Krusel has been named managing director of the Port of Quebec’s project to build a container terminal, Mario Girard, President and CEO of the Quebec Port Authority (QPA) announced earlier this week. According to an official statement, QPA has expansion plans in the Beauport sector that would see 17 hectares of graded land added […]

  • 6 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Long Beach (POLB) said in their latest release that the third and final phase of the Middle Harbor Terminal Redevelopment Project is underway and on track to be completed on time and on budget. When finished, the facility operated by Long Beach Container Terminal (LBCT) will be a 311-acre modern marvel equipped […]

  • 6 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Environmental Protection Authority of Western Australia (EPA) has advised on the extension of the start of construction of an onshore marina and associated boating infrastructure on the western side of Point Grey, near Dawesville. Releasing the report, EPA Chair Dr Tom Hatton said that there had been no changes to the proposal or significant […]

  • 31 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    Indonesian Government’s Ministry of Transportation announced last Friday that the construction works on the Patimban Port Development Project (Package 1) are set to begin sometimes next month. The project, located in Subang, West Java, will be conducted by a joint venture including Penta-Ocean Construction Co., Ltd., TOA Corporation, Rinkai Nissan Construction Co., Ltd., PT PP Tbk. […]