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  • 13 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Gemport, YILPORT Holding’s largest container port in Turkey, has gone live with the latest version of the Navis N4 system. The change to Navis N4 is part of YILPORT’s modernization and development program for YILPORT Gemport and Gemlik. YILPORT has already centralized its vessel planning, berth management, and logistics operations. Soon the organization will open […]

  • 25 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Sumitomo Heavy Industries Material Handling Systems Co., Ltd. and Yorigami Maritime Construction Co., Ltd. have developed design of a hybrid grab dredger that features Energy Fuel saving and Fully-Automatic Operation Systems. Their product recently received the 2014 Infrastructure Technology Development Award. The Infrastructure Technology Development Award is nominated jointly by the Japan Institute of Country-Ology […]

  • 8 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Among the key topics on the minds of Western Hemisphere port development, marketing and logistics executives is how to implement and fund transportation infrastructure projects for the growing volumes of goods, both imports and exports, as well as cruise ship passengers, that are flowing through their facilities as world economic conditions improve. To address these […]

  • 14 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    As Shanghai builds out the Shanghai International Shipping Center and the China (Shanghai) Pilot Free Trade Zone, the city’s Baoshan district is pushing ahead with the construction of its own two development zones, the Chinese Cruise Tourism Development Pilot Area and the Shanghai International Cruise Industry Development Comprehensive Reform Pilot Area. Baoshan, the heart of […]

  • 14 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A strategy to facilitate the development of the Galilee Basin and deliver up to 28,000 new jobs was unveiled by the Newman Government today. Speaking at the Major Projects Conference in Brisbane, Premier Campbell Newman said the Galilee Basin Development Strategy would grow the resources sector as one of the four pillars of the Queensland […]

  • 3 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    Development of the $45M East Shores Gladstone Coal Exporters Maritime Precinct is well underway, with general site-clearing and above ground demolition now complete. The waterfront landscape continues to change with pile-driving activities in progress to construct the sheet piling wall along Auckland Creek. Over the next eight weeks, works will focus on completing piling, in-ground […]

  • 24 March 2014
    Business & Finance

    Port Development Forum (March 25-26, 2014, Shanghai, China) will be hosted by Dalian Maritime University Shipping & Port Research Institution. Over 150 delegates from ports authorities and operators, famous shipping liners, hi-tech providers, port designers and engineers, financial institutions, equipment vendors, construction contractors and relevant vendors will be invited to join this conference. Background The […]

  • 8 May 2012

    According to BN Americas, the Spanish company Acciona is eyeing a potential project to expand Mexico’s port of Veracruz. Guillermo Jiménez, the Acciona Mexico director, said: “We’re very interested in the potential expansion of Veracruz port. It’s a very important project.” The proposed US$3.04bn initiative entails expanding the northern area of the port by 500ha […]

  • 29 March 2012

    As Port Technology reports, the government of Angola has invested US$1.2 billion in the modernization and expansion of the Commercial Port of Lobito, according to the Chairman of the port company, Anapaz de Jesus Neto. This Lobito Port expansion project will increase the African port’s annual capacity to 11 million tonnes. The investment also covers […]

  • 28 March 2012

    As AllAfrica reports, the National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA) has awarded N9.3 billion contracts for the construction of a port in Lokoja and jetties at Degema and Okirika. NIWA Managing Director, Alhaji Ahmed Aminu Yar’adu, said the six contracts were awarded to different indigenous firms. These contracts include the dredging of the channel along Orashi […]

  • 12 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Infrastructure Alternatives, Inc. (IAI) has announced that Michelle Rioux has joined the company team as Business Development Manager. According to the company, she brings a strong technical background in waste minimization, disposal, recycling, and environmental regulations to new business development and client support at IAI. The addition of Ms. Rioux marks the beginning of a significant initiative […]

  • 31 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Lekki Port LFTZ Enterprise (LPLE) has started major construction works on the Lekki Deep Sea Port in Lagos State, local media reports. The port construction operations are being carried out by two major companies: China Harbor Engineering Company Limited (CHEC), the engineering and construction arm of China Construction and Communication Company (CCCC) and Louis […]

  • 21 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Following the completion of the New Suez Canal project, Egypt is embarking on a number of other new projects with the same goal, establishing itself as a premier destination for transhipment of cargoes. These include the construction of a new $2 billion grain terminal at Damietta, as well as the development of port and inland infrastructure […]

  • 8 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    The press center of Sakhalin government has just announced that the new passenger terminal at the Korsakov Port will welcome first passengers in two years.  The designing phase will take about a year and one more year will be needed for the construction works. Speaking about the project, Oleg Kozhemyako, the Region Governor, said: “The […]

  • 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 […]

  • 18 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Operadura Portuaria Centroamericana SA de CV (OPC) has signed a contract with China Harbor Engineering Company (CHEC) for the first phase of the expansion of the Specialized Container and Cargo Terminal in Puerto Cortes, Honduras. The first phase covers the construction of a 350-meter long berth with a controlling depth of 15.5 meters, two trestles […]

  • 13 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    Standardizing trade processes and developing Vietnam’s infrastructure will attract more investment from global trade enablers like DP World, according to its Group Chairman and CEO Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem. The Chairman discussed these topics with Vietnamese President Tran Dai Quang during their recent meeting at the presidential palace in Hanoi. At the meeting, Mr. Bin […]

  • 5 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Chair and Directors of North Queensland Bulk Ports Corporation (NQBP) met in Weipa last week in recognition of the port’s role in supporting the Queensland economy. “Along with our CEO Steve Lewis, and indeed everyone at NQBP, we are committed to the sustainable growth and development of the Port of Weipa, to ensure the region […]

  • 16 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Nigeria’s Federal Executive Council (FEC) has formally approved the ongoing development of the Ibom Deep Seaport & Free Trade Zone in Akwa Ibom State. Felak Concept Limited (Abuja, Nigeria) and MTBS (Rotterdam, the Netherlands) are the Transaction Advisors for the project. The project is monitored by the Ministerial Project Development and Steering Committee (MPDSC). FEC […]

  • 23 June 2011

    The new jetty at the port of Cabinda in Angola, work on which started at the beginning of this year, is already 120 metres long out of the… (macauhub) [mappress] Source: macauhub, June 23, 2011

  • 21 December 2010

    APM Terminals is working with Italian banking company Unicredit Group on the development of a container terminal at the northern Adriatic… (hellenicshippingnews) [mappress] Source: hellenicshippingnews, December 21, 2010;

  • 2 June 2010

    A general cargo terminal has been unveiled at the Port of Salalah in Oman, adjacent to existing and planned petrochemical sites at the…   [mappress] Source: bairdmaritime, June 2, 2010;

  • 7 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    Åhus Hamn & Stuveri AB has invited bidders to submit their offers for the Åhus harbour development project. The harbour consists of a total of about 1,600m quay, and the officials now intend to repair a section of about 200m built in the 1960’s, including sheet pile walling replacement. The Authority also intends to dredge […]

  • 27 September 2012

    Thai and Myanmar leaders have introduced plans to form a joint committee to supervise the construction of the Dawei deep-sea port in Myanmar. According to, Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra in her meeting with Myanmar President Thein Sein discussed the Thai-Myanmar cooperation on the development of the Dawei deep seaport and other development projects […]

  • 11 January 2011

    Transport Minister Omar Nundu has cited unnecessary bureaucracy by Port Improvement Committee officials as the stumbling block to the … (ippmedia) [mappress] Source: ippmedia, January 11, 2011;

  • 28 September 2012

    Chang Dechuan, the Qingdao Port Group Chairman, said on Wednesday that the Group expects to start operations at its 400,000-tonne iron ore terminal at Dongjiakou Port this year. “We will accelerate the construction of the 400,000-tonne iron ore terminal and expect to start operations this year,” he stated. reports that, when completed, the iron […]