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  • 16 April 2012

    Abu Dhabi Ports Company (ADPC) announced today that the prestigious ISO 14001 & 18001 certificates have been extended across the entire Ports Unit in recognition of continuous improvement of international health, safety and environmental practices. The ISO 14001 & 18001 certification was awarded to ADPC’s Ports Unit following a successful audit of the ADPC’s Ports […]

  • 1 August 2013

    Construction of 5 berths and a 20-ha warehouse has been started in Anzali port. Mr. Kouhsari, Director General of the port said that this project is undertaken by the private sector in the framework of 30-month contract. These berths are built as a part of the port’s development plan. Last month the first phase of […]

  • 7 August 2013

    Director General of Imam Khomeini Port (BIK) said that we managed to attract considerable amount of investment of private sector in the filed of loading and discharge of within previous 2 years. Mr. Idani added that private sector’s investment amounted to $ 7 million in development of the Imam Khomeini port. “Attraction of this amount […]

  • 7 January 2013

    DP World’s flagship Jebel Ali Port, the largest man-made port in the world, today celebrates the maiden visit of the world’s largest containership, CMA CGM Marco Polo, owned by the CMA CGM Group. This milestone reinforces Dubai’s and the port’s role as a regional gateway for the new generation of mega liner vessels. The 16,020 […]

  • 10 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Qeshm Island will be turned into a main marine port in the region, according to the Managing Director of Qeshm Free Zone, Hamid Reza Momeni. Speaking about the development of marine activities in the Kaveh and Suza ports, Momeni said that three jetties with a docking capacity of 100 thousand tons ships are currently active at […]

  • 11 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    Mackley has successfully completed a project to create a barge dock at the new Al Zour Oil Refinery to the south of Kuwait City. The project, which was subcontracted to Mackley by Van Oord, took six weeks to complete with the assistance of the local workforce. The barge dock provides a heavy loading berth which is […]

  • 26 March 2013

    The President of Mozambique, HE Armando Emilio Guebuza recently visited DP World flagship Jebel Ali Port where he was received by Chairman HE Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem and briefed on the supply chain capabilities that have made the port the premier gateway to the entire region and a reliable contributor to the national economy. The […]

  • 5 February 2013

    Port authorities worldwide have to adapt the strategies according to changing industry dynamics. In order to increase productivity, stakeholders must enhance their infrastructure and use of advanced technologies. Port Management Strategy Summit organized by Fleming Gulf commenced today in Abu Dhabi – UAE, where Global Maritime professionals gathered to discuss latest trends in the port […]

  • 29 October 2013

    NAWAH Port Management (NPM), a business unit of North America Western Asia Holdings (NAWAH), in partnership with the General Company for Ports of Iraq, launched a state-of-the-art containerized terminal at Al Maqal Port, also known as the Port of Basra. The opening ceremony marked the completion of an essential yearlong phase for NAWAH and the […]

  • 18 March 2013

    Government ministers and industry game-changers convene in Abu Dhabi as Middle East maritime infrastructure growth meets economic opportunity to create a new seaborne trade superpower. The third annual edition of the World Ports & Trade Summit will be opened tomorrow as global ports, key industry players and members of the International Association of Ports & […]

  • 18 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Enrique K. Razon Jr., International Container Terminal Services Inc.(ICTSI) chairman and president, recently visited Basra Gateway Terminal (BGT), ICTSI’s subsidiary in the Port of Umm Qasr, Iraq. Razon inspected the continuing upgrade works at Berth 20, the existing facility in Umm Qasr’s North Port where ICTSI started operations in November 2014. He also inspected the […]

  • 26 August 2013

    Construction of EMAL’s Phase II expansion is more than 70% complete and on schedule to meet its December 2013 deadline. Cooperation with Abu Dhabi Ports Company (ADPC) is helping to ensure that the expansion of Emirates Aluminium (EMAL) into one of the world’s largest single-site aluminium smelters is on target. Almost half of the containers […]

  • 1 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    Cowes Harbor Commission (CHC) has completed the delivery of a new, dredged Eastern Channel, in line with the Commission’s priority and overriding responsibility for navigational safety and strategic objective to deliver improvements to harbor access. According to the CHC, the harbor is a Trust Port, designated and recognized by the Department for Transport, and as […]

  • 3 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Dorset County Council has approved a budget of £3m over 5 years, as a partnership funding contribution, for the West Bay Flood Protection Project. This is towards an overall scheme cost of approximately £7m, the council said. Working in collaboration with the Environment Agency, the project aims to deliver an improved standard of flood […]

  • 21 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Navarre Beach Dune Restoration project could begin as early as late April and will include placing of approximately 1.6 million cubic yards of sand east of the Gulf Islands National Seashore to the eastern limits of the beach Marine Park. According to the Santa Rosa County, the project construction will make use of the same offshore borrow area […]

  • 8 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Ships entering the Port of Charleston will have a new and improved nautical chart that covers a larger area to ensure safer navigational approaches into the harbor. Available from the 4th of July, new chart 11525 (Charleston Harbor Entrance and Approach) replaces the old chart 11523 (Charleston Harbor Entrance). It expands chart coverage further east, […]

  • 26 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Lee Zeldin has secured $1.9 million for the dredging of Lake Montauk Harbor in the Fiscal Year 2018 Army Corps of Engineers Work plan. “Lake Montauk is a critical waterway for our local fishing and recreational boating industries and the Long Islanders whose livelihoods rely on our coastal economy. Ensuring the proper maintenance of this […]

  • 13 June 2018
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Asia’s largest and most advanced dredging vessel – Tian Kun Hao – returned to Qidong City in East China’s Jiangsu Province on Tuesday, after completing its first sea trial.  The cutter suction dredger, built for China Communications Construction Co. Ltd. (CCCC), was designed by the China State Shipbuilding Corporation, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Guangzhou Wenchong […]

  • 19 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    Gulftainer, a privately-owned independent port operator and logistics company based in the UAE, has finalized a 50-year concession with the State of Delaware in the USA to operate and develop the Port of Wilmington. The agreement, signed by Gulftainer’s subsidiary GT USA, will see an expected investment of up to $600 million in the port […]

  • 19 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    China Harbor Engineering Company Ltd. (CHEC) has signed a contract with the King Fahd Causeway Authority for the dredging and reclamation of Artificial Island A of King Fahd Causeway, with a contract value of $78 million and the construction period of 18 months. This project involves reclamation of 7 million cubic meters of material and […]

  • 1 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    Bahrain Marina Development Company, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Social Insurance Organization (SIO), has awarded Al Hassanain Contracting Company the contract to execute and complete the marine works for the “Bahrain Marina” project. Aiming for completion by 2020, the planned development stretches along a pristine coastline in Manama and will comprise of the residential, entertainment, […]

  • 5 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    Located on the coast, in the northern part of the municipality of Al Daayen, is the site for the newest symbol of Qatari progress – Lusail City. Lusail City will include man-made islands and a host arena for the 2022 FIFA World Cup. As part of the construction, a local dredging project is taking place. […]

  • 12 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    International Container Terminal Services, Inc. (ICTSI) today formally opened the first phase of its new greenfield terminal development at its Basra Gateway Terminal in the North Port, Umm Qasr, Iraq. The official inauguration of the new facility marks the successful implementation of the first entirely foreign financed development of new port infrastructure in Iraq. The […]

  • 12 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between Port of Damietta Authority and China Harbor Engineering Company Ltd. (CHEC) for the setup of Damietta Port’s 2nd Container Terminal was signed on October 9, 2016. The new terminal will result in 2.225 meters of new berths, with 17 meters depth and 700.000m² of stacking space. Project implementation period is 24 […]

  • 8 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    International Container Terminal Services, Inc (ICTSI) is forging ahead with investment in the second phase of new container terminal infrastructure at its Basra Gateway Terminal (BGT) at the Port of Umm Qasr. The port operator said in a press release that this expansion phase will be completed in stages by the third quarter of 2019. The […]

  • 14 May 2012

    Recent good weather and calm conditions have been welcome news for dredging operations at the mouth of the Mooloolah River. The ‘Saibai’ has now been able to dredge a channel in the sand bar down to the required depth for the safe passage of vessels crossing the Mooloolah River Bar. The dredge will now concentrate […]