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  • 3 January 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) has released in its latest Terra et Aqua an article named ‘Towards Sustainable Port Development’. In the paper, University of Antwerp professor, Patrick Meire, and researchers Annelies Boerema and Katrien Van Der Biest identify and evaluate a broad range of effects of port development for society, marking the first step towards […]

  • 19 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    One of the largest container ports on the Swedish east coast, the Port of Gavle is working on an expansion project that will double the port’s capacity by the end of 2019. Since its inception ten years ago, the port has reported large volume increases in its container traffic almost annually. “In order to achieve continued […]

  • 14 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    Minister for Infrastructure and Transport Darren Chester was today at Triabunna to celebrate the completion of the $1.3 million Swansea Boat Ramp redevelopment project. According to the Minister, the boat ramp redevelopment was the final phase of the $1.55 million Lower East Coast Marine Infrastructure project. “This investment will boost economic growth in the region for many decades to […]

  • 13 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    Abu Dhabi Ports Company (ADPC) has signed a $136 million agreement for the Port of Fujairah development project, Emirates News Agency (WAM) reports.  The contract, which is supervised by the Ministry of Presidential Affairs, was signed by Ahmed Juma Al Zaabi, Deputy Minister for Presidential Affairs and Chairman of the Follow-Up Committee of the Initiatives […]

  • 12 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senators Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse and Congressmen Jim Langevin and David Cicilline yesterday joined Governor Gina M. Raimondo in announcing $1.6 million in federal funding to upgrade key infrastructure at the Port of Galilee in Narragansett, RI. The main goal of this development plan is to help protect jobs and promote investment at […]

  • 4 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    Iranian President Hassan Rouhani yesterday inaugurated a newly-built extension to the country’s main Arabian Sea outlet – the Chabahar’s Shahid Beheshti Port in the Gulf of Oman. “The North-South Corridor is very important for the region and the world and today we are happy that its first phase has been put into operation and we […]

  • 27 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    The IQPC Middle East will be the organizer of the Island Development Middle East Conference that will take place from 5-7 December in Dubai. With the man-made developments like Dubai palm islands and the World project in the UAE, Amwaj islands in Bahrain and the Pearl island in Qatar, and recently announced mega projects like $1.7 […]

  • 21 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    FSUE “Rosmorport” has received a permit for the construction of sea port infrastructure in Pionersky, Kaliningrad Region. Along with this permit, the company also obtained permits to carry out land reclamation works. Overall the new sea terminal project includes, berth constructions works, coastal protection, protecting structures, reclaiming 5.16 hectares of new land, aids to navigation, crossing points […]

  • 2 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Adm. Ayman Saleh, Chairman of Damietta Port Authority (DPA), received yesterday Dr. Abdelazeem Mohamed, Chairman of River Transport Authority, Egypt (RTA), together with a delegation from Deltares Institute, The Netherlands. The meeting was aimed to discuss possible ways of cooperation between the two sides. Adm. Saleh made a presentation about Damietta Port (DP), exploring available […]

  • 30 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Construction work on the Poole Harbor £10 million new South Quay is nearing its completion, according to the Poole Harbor Commissioners (PHC). The £10 million development is the first phase of the Harbor Commisioners’ masterplan to develop shipping and cruise line arrivals at the port. “We are very pleased to be nearing completion on this exciting first phase of […]

  • 24 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD) said in its latest release that they have sanctioned $50 million concessionary loan to develop the Velana International Airport in Malé, the Maldives. The project includes the construction of a new 3,400m runway with a breakwater and rehabilitation of the old runway, ADFD said. In addition, the funding will […]

  • 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 […]

  • 25 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    With the significant number of seaport terminals lining the Arabian coasts, port authorities and operators continue to expand and upgrade their infrastructure in order to increase their market positions and stay competitive. The Middle Eastern ports sector has witnessed enormous growth over the last few years which has resulted in significant competition between ports as […]

  • 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 […]

  • 12 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    Federal and Provincial Governments of Canada will invest over $100,000 in the Town of Springdale allowing the town to carry out further studies for its proposed marina development project. The studies will provide additional data to support the feasibility study and engineering plan completed in 2015 and strengthen the town’s decision-making process on the proposed development. Scott Simms, Member […]

  • 10 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    John Mackenzie, Business Development Director at National Marine Dredging Company (NMDC), has confirmed his participation to our first Dredging Today Conference (DTC). During the event, Mr Mackenzie will address new trends and opportunities in urban development and seaborne trade, including the details about the NMDC’s work on the new Suez Canal project. We are also honored to […]

  • 4 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Aberdeen Harbor Board’s principal contractor for their £350 million Expansion Project, Dragados UK, has launched a website dedicated to the project. The site includes project news, construction updates, and information on their program of Community Benefits. The £350 million project that will expand facilities at Aberdeen Harbor was awarded to Dragados in late 2016. The new […]

  • 19 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) has released in its latest Terra et Aqua an article named ‘Innovative Modelling: A Tool for Coastal Developments’. There are numerous examples across the globe that attest to environmental damages and detrimental economic consequences that coastal developments can potentially cause if they are not carefully designed, the article […]

  • 11 July 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Ports North welcomed today the release of the Cairns Shipping Development Project Revised Draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for public comment. According to the Chairman Russell Beer, the public consultation was the next major milestone for the project, bringing this region-shaping opportunity a significant step closer to becoming a reality. The Cairns Shipping Development Project involves widening […]

  • 10 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Stornoway Port Authority has invited bidders to submit their offers for the Newton Basin development project. The scheme will consist of a significant amount of dredging works, aimed to create a navigation channel, pontoons for berthing and storage for up to 70 vessels, along with rock armoring protection to the pontoons and areas that […]

  • 3 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    Jason Chiang, Director of Ocean Shipping Consultants, a company of Royal HaskoningDHV, will be discussing the topic of Myanmar’s port development at the 15th ASEAN Ports & Shipping Conference 2017, taking place for the first time in Yangon, Myanmar from 6-7 July. Mr. Chiang will be talking at the event on the topic of “Myanmar port development […]

  • 28 June 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Caterpillar recently delivered the Cat 6015B OEM Frontless Hydraulic Shovel that is being used for the Ashdod Port Development Project in Israel. The port, located about 40 kilometers south of Tel Aviv, is undergoing a substantial expansion to meet the forecast of a 40 percent increase in cargo traffic by 2021. Known as the Cat 6015B […]

  • 23 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    APM Terminals has just released a video update about their Moin terminal development project in Costa Rica. The Moin terminal is being built on the artificial island, 500 meters out to sea in front of Moin Bay in Limon, Costa Rica. The consortium Van Oord/BAM International is responsible for the construction of the new terminal and marine access. […]

  • 20 June 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Abu Dhabi Ports and the Port of Fujairah have signed a 35 year concession agreement to develop, manage and operate the Fujairah facility, reports the Emirates News Agency. The agreement was signed Monday, June 19, by Mohamed Juma Al Shamisi, CEO of Abu Dhabi Ports and Captain Mousa Murad, General Manager of Port of Fujairah. As part of […]

  • 8 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Ukrainian Seaports Authority (USPA) has just announced that they will update the Ports Development Strategy 2038 in cooperation with the World Bank experts. The delegation from the financial institute is currently holding a series of meetings with ministries and industry enterprises, visits the largest ports to discuss cooperation and provide technical assistance in the […]

  • 12 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Hundreds of workers and tourists gathered along the Savannah riverfront to observe the arrival of the COSCO Development, the largest ship to ever call on Savannah, Georgia, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers said.  The ship, capable of carrying up to 13,092 twenty-foot-equivalent units (TEUs) passed by Savannah City Hall about 9:45 a.m. on May 11, […]