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  • 28 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    Two days ago, at the Gulf Property Show, Bahrain Marina Development Company took the opportunity to present the masterplan for its project, the Bahrain Marina. As the lead design consultant for the project, Benoy delivered the entire 316,000m² masterplan. Bahrain Marina Development also announced the appointment of Al Hassanain Contracting Company to implement the first phase of the project. […]

  • 21 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    Région Bretagne, Service Fonctionnel des Transports, has invited bidders to submit their offers for the Brest Port Development Project – lot M06.  The contract involves the dredging of channels and docks at the French Port of Brest – including a wharf under construction, the filling of the new polder and the associated stocking method to accommodate: […]

  • 14 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    Cowes Harbor Commission (CHC) has just announced that a works and dredge licence application for the construction of the Victoria Quay marina development at East Cowes has been received by the commission. According to CHC, the application, submitted by Victoria Quay Estates Ltd (VQEL), seeks to secure a works and a dredge licence in order […]

  • 10 April 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Last week, the Port of Dover released a beautiful sunset photo of trailing suction hopper dredger Sospan Dau working on the Dover Western Docks Revival (DWDR) development project. The DWDR Principal Contractor, a joint venture between VolkerStevin and Boskalis Westminster (VSBW), has mobilized various items of floating equipment to undertake initial Dover harbor dredging and […]

  • 5 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    Polish Minister of Maritime Economy and Inland Navigation, Marek Grobarczyk, together with the Governor of the Region of Pomerania, Dariusz Drelich, visited Port of Gdansk last week. During the meeting with the minister, the port officials presented the latest port development plans, including expansion of the port and its capacity with other deep-water transshipment quays and […]

  • 5 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    Raivis Veckagans, acting CEO of Ukrainian Sea Ports Authority (USPA), presented the latest port infrastructure development plans yesterday, during the ‘Port Infrastructure Development Day’. The members of the American Chamber of Commerce in Ukraine, key Ukrainian and foreign engineering and construction companies, such as China Harbor Engineering Company, Sumitomo Corporation, Cyes Maritime Works and AECOM, attended […]

  • 3 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed TD, today announced details of a €2.8 million package to assist 13 Coastal Local Authorities undertake and complete 51 harbor development and repair project in the country. The package provides funding for maintenance and repair works in addition to supporting the ongoing development and enhancement […]

  • 29 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Massachusetts Port Authority (Massport) has submitted an application to perform work in the Reserved Channel at the Conley Container Terminal in South Boston, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, just announced.  The project involves constructing a new wharf and establish two deep-water berths at the Conley Container Terminal with minimum depths of […]

  • 14 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    With dredging now in full swing, work on the Bantry Pier Redevelopment Project is moving ahead steadily towards completion in mid-2017. Following a public tender process, Bantry Bay Port Company awarded the contract to BAM Civil Ltd in early 2016. This marked the start of the regeneration of Bantry inner harbor which is in keeping with the […]

  • 6 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) has officially launched its yearly flood mitigation activity aimed at declogging and cleaning up the waterways such as creeks and esteros in the metropolis in preparation for the coming rainy season. Hundreds of MMDA personnel from the agency’s Flood Control And Sewerage Management Service started the cleanup activities at […]

  • 1 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    Following a detailed tender process, Forth Ports, owner of the Port of Dundee, has appointed Southbay Civil Engineering to deliver one of the largest investments in the history of the port. “Forth Ports is investing more than £10 million to create a new quayside with an industry-leading “heavy lift” capability, coupled with a significant onshore […]

  • 28 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    The European Investment Bank (EIB) has provided a loan worth approximately EUR 38 million to Szczecin and Świnoujście Seaports Authority to improve the seaports’ nautical access and quay infrastructure. According to the Minister of Maritime Economy and Inland Navigation, Marek Gróbarczyk, this financial support will enable the improvement of the access infrastructure to the port, […]

  • 6 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    Congresswoman Lois Frankel, with fellow members of the Florida Congressional delegation, has introduced the Sand Acquisition, Nourishment and Development (SAND) Act. During the last week, Senator Marco Rubio introduced a companion bill in the Senate. If passed, the SAND Act will repeal archaic law that does not allow communities to buy sand from the Bahamas […]

  • 1 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    A business plan approved by the Port Authority of the Balearic Islands’ (APB) Board of Directors at their last meeting has outlined an investment of EUR42.3 million for five ports of general interest in the Balearic Islands. Around EUR16.3 million of this amount will be pumped into various infrastructure projects and improvement works of the Port of […]

  • 30 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Vortex International Ltd, a New Zealand based supplier of dredging equipment, tools and dredge systems, has had a busy and exciting 2016. Couple of days ago, we took the opportunity to have a quick chat with Mr Joe Goodin, Managing Director of Vortex International, who provided us with invaluable insight into the company’s latest activities, the […]

  • 24 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Fundo Soberano de Angola (FSDEA), Angola’s sovereign wealth fund, plans to invest $180 million in a new port in Cabinda, Angola. This investment will create the first deep sea water port in Angola and it will be built in two phases, FSDEA said in its announcement. Phase one will result in a 630 meter long […]

  • 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 […]

  • 16 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Boskalis has received a Letter of Intent to Award (LOI) a contract for the development of the Port of Duqm in Oman. The contract with a value of approximately EUR 480 million will be awarded by Sezad (Special Economic Zone Authority Duqm) and includes the engineering, design, procurement and construction of a bulk liquid berth terminal. […]

  • 12 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The fourteenth annual conference on ‘Ports in India’ named ‘Progress, Potential & the Way Forward’ will take place on January 23-24, 2017, at The ITC Maratha, Mumbai. The mission of this conference is to provide an update on the key trends and developments in the sector, examine recent policy initiatives, highlight the opportunities in the […]

  • 5 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Port Authority of Valencia (AVP), or VALENCIAPORT, has just announced plans to invest more than EUR233 million in development of Valencia, Sagunto and Gandia ports during the next tree years. Over EUR35 million will be invested in Port of Valencia’s new berths, port facilities and access roads, the authority said in its announcement. Other […]

  • 19 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    The King Abdullah Port has announced that the infrastructure works for Berth 5 and Berth 6 are about to be finished in a few weeks. Commenting the progress, Eng. Abdullah Hameedadin, Managing Director of the Ports Development Company, the owner and developer of King Abdullah Port, said: “With the two new berths, the port’s annual […]

  • 29 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    In recent years (2009-2015), Deltares has studied the impact of sand nourishment on the functioning and the quality of the coastal ecosystem. As a part of Knowledge for Primary Processes – Coastal Management and Maintenance (KPP BenO Kust), Deltares programmed the research questions and commissioned or implemented a range of studies. “The results provide an […]

  • 25 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    Preparations for the second phase of the Karwar Commercial Port Expansion Project are currently underway, the Times of India reports. The second phase of this development scheme will include construction of new jetties and expansion of the port by another 1.5km in length. The dredging operations in the sea off Karwar beach and testing of […]

  • 24 November 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    During this week’s trade mission to Indonesia, Royal HaskoningDHV signed two contracts with the Indonesian port operator Pelindo I for the development of Kuala Tanjung Port in North Sumatra. The company is part of the trade delegation, along with Dutch Prime Minister Rutte, Ministers Schultz van Haegen and Ploumen and State Secretary Dijksma, that is visiting […]

  • 2 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    More than 30 Lyttelton locals and some berth holders from the inner harbor pile moorings visited Lyttelton Port of Christchurch’s information cabin Port Talk, located on Lyttelton’s main street, last week to find out more about the latest port’s development projects. Recently, LPC announced that it will build a new marina called Te Ana, at […]

  • 26 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    Ambassador of the Kingdom of the Netherlands to Ukraine, Kees Klompenhouwer, representatives of the Embassy and Dutch companies recently visited Mykolaiv region to explore the possibilities of cooperation on development of ports in Mykolaiv and Kherson. During the visit Oleksiy Vadaturskyy, NIBULON’s General Director, told the dignitaries about problems and solutions in the development of inland […]