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  • 5 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    Sh. Kanditheem Harbor was officially inaugurated on Monday, July 2, by Yameen Abdul Gayoom, the President of the Maldives, at a special ceremony held at Sh. Kanditheem during his visit to Sh. Atoll. The state funded project was awarded to Maldives Transport and Contracting Company Plc (MTCC) for $3.3 million. According to the MTCC’s latest […]

  • 19 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    At the launch of the public consultation on Monday, 18 September 2017, Grand Port Maritime de Dunkerque presented its CAP 2020 development project. With traffic volumes due to double by 2030, the trade in containerized goods is now the fastest-growing sector in Europe. To seize the opportunities and take its place as a key link in […]

  • 6 March 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Grand Port Maritime de Dunkerque (GPMD) recently closed the public comment period for its proposed CAP 2020 development project. According to the port, during the three months of informative and in-depth discussions, Dunkerque-Port presented its plans for a new container dock, a major project for the economy of the region and the Dunkirk area. “Dunkerque-Port attended […]

  • 22 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Philippine News Agency (PNA) said in their latest announcement that the Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) will be accelerating the implementation infrastructure projects in ports nationwide, following a robust growth in revenues for the first quarter of the year. The strong financial performance will enable the agency to further improve ports which are heavily congested with […]

  • 30 July 2020
    Business development, Infrastructure

    The Jacksonville City Council has unanimously awarded JAXPORT $75 million for the project – comprised of a $35 million grant and a $40 million loan. “It’s a historic win for our community and the 15,000 jobs that will be created or protected by the Jacksonville Harbor Deepening Project,” said Jacksonville Port Authority in their latest […]

  • 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 […]

  • 18 March 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    S.C. Ports Authority (SCPA) announced yesterday that construction work on the Hugh K. Leatherman Terminal’s new wharf is about 80% complete as construction progresses on Phase One of the new container terminal. The country’s newest container terminal, the Hugh K. Leatherman Terminal , is on track to open in March 2021 as construction advances in early 2020. […]

  • 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, […]

  • 12 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Palaszczuk Government is providing Gladstone Regional Council with an initial grant of $47,000 for the Gladstone Regional Council to develop a Coastal Hazard Adaptation Strategy (CHAS). Member for Gladstone, Glenn Butcher, said that the money is part of the Palaszczuk Government’s $12 million QCoast2100program. “The program helps communities understand and prepare for coastal erosion […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 8 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Government has taken following steps to make investment in Port projects more attractive: 1. Upto 100% Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) under the automatic route is allowed for Port development projects; 2. Income tax incentives are allowed as per Income Tax Act, 1961.; 3. Bidding documents like Request for Qualification (RFQ), Request for Proposal (RFP) […]

  • 25 June 2013

    With the start this fall of the widening and deepening of the three-and-one-half-mile channel, Port Canaveral also is pursuing the development of an inland port near the north end of Brevard County, which has lost thousands of space-related jobs and is suffering the economic repercussions. “An inland port will create a commerce hub and expand […]

  • 7 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Ardersier and Petty residents had the opportunity recently to find out more about the Port of Ardersier’s ambitious plans to develop the former oil yard. Alastair Wood, of Savills property consultants, which represents site owners the Port of Ardersier Ltd, gave a brief presentation and answered questions on the proposed development. Ronnie Fraser a local […]

  • 24 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Philippines Port Development Summit 2013 is scheduled for 13-16 August 2013, in Hyatt Hotel and Casino Manila, Philippines. The Philippines Port Sector presents substantial commercial opportunities to across all its stakeholders. Over 400 billion pesos (US$9.6 billion) has been set by the government in 2013 for infrastructure upgrade targeting at ports, roads and rails. […]

  • 11 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Port Development and Expansion Asia 2013 conference will take place from 3rd to 4th December, 2013, in Tanjong Priok, Jakarta, Indonesia. Day 1 will be primarily Indonesia-focused and will feature talks Indonesia’s foremost port operators, regulators and experts. Day 2 will look at the Asian region and provide detailed information on port development and […]

  • 27 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Located about 120km north of Doha, Al Ruwais Port is designed to accommodate dhows, coastal trading vessels and a roll-on/roll-off passenger/car ferry, centring on general cargo, fruit and vegetables, livestock and building materials. It may not be the largest port development underway in the region, but it’s no less important to the local economy. [mappress] […]

  • 28 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    Environmetrics Australia has announced the development of a suite of models for the prediction of water column turbidity and benthic photosynthetically active radiation (PAR) for time periods of hours to months into the future. This unique capability is the result of years of extensive R&D in support of improved environmental decision-making for major dredging projects […]

  • 15 November 2012

    The next step towards building Melbourne’s much needed second container port are now underway with the commencement of key studies into Westernport, its natural environment, and port design. Minister for Ports Denis Napthine said the opening of tenders for key packages of work was an important milestone and a major step forward for the Port […]

  • 29 October 2012

    Israel Ports Development & Assets Co introduced plans for the construction of the “Hadarom Port Project” in Ashdod Israel and/or construction of the “Hamifratz Port Project” in Haifa Israel. The works, for each port project, basically consist of the following: a. Construction of a Staging Harbour (only for the Hadarom Port Project in Ashdod.) b. […]

  • 10 October 2012

    The deepening of the canal’s western effluents from 48 feet to 52 feet is nearly complete, stated Mohab Mamish, the Chairman of the Suez Canal Authority. Thanks to this project, the bigger container vessels entering the 120-mile stretch of waterway from the Mediterranean will reduce their crossing time to around four hours, according to egyptindependent.com. […]

  • 21 August 2012

    The first phase of works at Bembridge are now complete and the fine weather has finally arrived. Phase 1 has included the dredging of the Duver pontoon area, the addition of 70 metres of new pontoons, and the complete replacement of Fishermans Wharf. Water and electricity are now being laid to the new pontoons and […]

  • 14 September 2012

    HafenCity Hamburg GmbH has unveiled plan for the Africa Road East Terminal – Stage 1 development. This plan includes following works: – Earthworks and disposal, to increase the port terrain area (6 sub-projects that total approximately 75,000m²) with measures for site clearance, demolition (deep sea wall & foundations), obstacle clearance, waste (contaminated soil, ballast, sleepers), […]

  • 26 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    During the XVIII St. Petersburg International Economic Forum, Andrey Tarasenko, General Director of FSUE “Rosmorport”, and Alexander Vinokurov, the President of the “Summa” group of companies, signed the agreement on cooperation in implementation of investment project for construction of universal and specialized handling terminal for transshipment of cargo in Zarubino Seaport. The Agreement provides for […]

  • 1 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Port of Tyne has announced a plan for the construction of a new quay at South Shields. The development program, worth £18 million, will consist of a new 125m x 56m wide downriver extension to Riverside Quay across the Tyne Dock Basin which is located at the entrance to the former Tyne Dock. The […]

  • 26 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Ghana’s Minister of Transport, Mrs Dzifa Ativor, recently expressed her satisfaction on the ongoing development works at the Tema Port that will improve the port’s operations and meet international standards. The expansion projects, which started in 2013 at the cost of $120 million, is being executed by Amandi, an international construction engineering firm and is expected to […]