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  • 24 November 2011

      Demag Cranes​ has now supplied its first Mobile Harbour Cranes to Papua New Guinea. Two Gottwald Model 6 cranes have recently been commissioned in the third-largest island state in the world on behalf of PNG Ports Corporation Ltd., where they are in operation unloading imported grain and containers. Two more cranes are due to […]

  • 26 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Michigan Senate on Thursday approved a measure sponsored by Sen. Goeff Hansen that would enable local units of government to establish districts for financing a variety of waterfront improvement activities. Senate Bill 218 is now on its way to the governor to be signed into law. The legislation would restore and expand the tax […]

  • 25 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    Trailing suction hopper dredger Belomorsky, belonging to Northern Shipping Company OJSC, has returned to the Port of Arkhangelsk under the flag of Russia. For the past 13 years, the vessel was operating under the flag of Portugal. Operated under a long-term charter agreement, the Belomorsky performed dredging works in Italy, continental Spain, Canary Islands and Equatorial Guinea. In […]

  • 12 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The New Suez Canal is the name of a new waterway project in Egypt, expanding the existing Suez Canal between the Mediterranean Sea and the Red Sea. This program is part of the Suez Canal mega project, which includes the development of several seaports in the three governorates bordering the canal, Suez, Ismailia and Port […]

  • 2 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The contract for dredging of the northern arm of Visakhapatnam Port has been awarded to the Dredging Corporation of India (DCI). According to The Times of India, this represents the last of three projects that Visakhapatnam Port Trust (VPT) is conducting to increase the navigable depths at the major port. The depth of the northern […]

  • 26 June 2012

    The shoreline of Kerto Island ‘expanded’ by more than 30 acres after silt from the Rajang riverbed was dredged to fill up the extended line, reports theborneopost.com. 610,000 cubic metres of silt had been dredged in the half-year project. The value of the project was approximately  RM9.698 million. Kerto Island dredging was completed on June […]

  • 14 March 2012

    Caterpilllar announces the Cat© 3500C Diesel Electric Propulsion (DEP) generator sets have entered full production at the Piracicaba, Sao Paulo manufacturing facility, delivering on a commitment to offer superior Cat power solutions products to the burgeoning Brazilian offshore market. Within the past year, the company has achieved significant milestones in Brazil, most recently announcing the […]

  • 2 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    India’s gas company GAIL has just released a plan for a 30 billion Indian rupees ($461 million) investment into the Dabhol liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal. According to the official announcement, the investment will be funneled into expanding the handling capacity of the terminal to 10 million tons of LNG per year over the next […]

  • 7 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    AAPA’s Finance and Maritime Economic Development committees are working together to plan a seminar that will help ports meet the challenges related to port infrastructure development and financing. That is why AAPA will be the organizer of the Infrastructure Development and Financing Seminar in San Diego, March 9 – 10, 2016. The program will be of […]

  • 26 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Van Oord, a Dutch contracting company that specializes in dredging and land reclamation, recently deployed its first dredging vessels to the New Suez Canal project. At the moment, they have three vessels in operation, two stationary cutter suction dredgers and the large self-propelled cutter suction dredger Artemis. This fleet will gradually be expanded with additional two dredging […]

  • 13 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    According to a statement on the website of the Central People’s Government on Tuesday, the State Council, China’s cabinet, has approved the ocean use plan (2011-2020) for Shanghai, Guangdong and Hainan to guide water use in a scientific and sustainable way. The statement expanded the permitted area for land reclamation in Shanghai, Guangdong and Hainan […]

  • 18 May 2012

    JAXPORT CEO Paul Anderson was one of 25 business leaders from around the U.S. participating in an economic roundtable discussion led by Governor Rick Scott and Florida Senate President Mike Haridopolis. Anderson took the opportunity to thank the governor and senate president for their leadership in promoting port infrastructure investment during the last two Florida […]

  • 23 January 2012

    The Republic of Lithuania Port of Klaipeda and the Philadelphia Regional Port Authority (PRPA) signed an historic Memorandum of Understanding that promises to open Philadelphia ports to the European and Asian shipping trade via the ice-free port of Klaipeda, the Lithuanian port city on the eastern coast of the Baltic Sea. Lithuania’s Transport and Communications […]

  • 7 May 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) has awarded Hudson Meridian Construction Group the contract for Construction Management Services for the 79th Street Boat Basin and Dock house project. The project site is located at West 79th Street in the Hudson River within Riverside Park on the Upper West Side of Manhattan. According to […]

  • 4 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    Van Oord has been awarded a contract by PT PP (Persero) TBK for deepening the port and reclaiming land for a new terminal area in Tanjung Priok, Jakarta, the largest container port in Indonesia. The contract is part of the Kalibaru North Container Terminal Phase 1 Project, which will expand the port of Tanjung Priok […]

  • 20 July 2012

    U.S. Congressman John Barrow, along with the rest of the Georgia delegation,  praised the Administration’s decision to expedite federal review of the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project (SHEP). Since joining Congress, Congressman Barrow has been active in securing funds to modernize and expand the port. “This is great news, not just for Georgia, but for the […]

  • 15 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    Aberdeen Harbor hosted a visit by Scotland’s First Minister and head of Scottish Enterprise yesterday.  Aberdeen Harbor Board Chief Executive, Colin Parker was joined by First Minister Nicola Sturgeon and Dr. Lena Wilson, Chief Executive of Scottish Enterprise on a vessel tour of the Harbor, providing them with an insight into current harbor activity and […]

  • 31 July 2013

    There were 2,512 vessel arrivals in the six months to June, three fewer than in the same period in 2012, with tonnage of shipping up 9% to 6.1 million gross tonnes, including 1.8 million gross tonnes of oil-related shipping, a rise of 26%. The 705 pilotage movements were up 14%, with the 4.5 million gross […]

  • 4 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    For over ten years, local container haulier M&M Transport (Southern) Limited has been partnering with major shipping lines, agents and freight forwarders to help transport the goods that arrive in Southampton to locations around the UK. During that time its team have earned a reputation for cost effective container solutions and a friendly, personalised service. […]

  • 11 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    The N.C. Coastal Resources Commission unanimously approved a variance this week enabling the N.C. Ports Authority to go ahead with the Port of Wilmington dredging project, according to CRC Chair Frank Gorham. The present 1,200-foot turning basin at the Port of Wilmington will be expanded to 1,400 feet so the port can service vessels in the New […]

  • 26 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The National Institute for Oceanography Sciences and Fisheries (NIOF) yesterday held a workshop, named “The Ecological Impact of the Suez Canal Development Project”. The symposium discussed the issues of movement of migrant species between the Red Sea and the Mediterranean through the Suez Canal and the possible ecological impact that would result from the development […]

  • 8 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    The construction of the flood control project in Jeddah (JSDP) in Saudi Arabia fully commenced and went into the implementation phase recently, announced chec.bj.cn. This project of 4 sections was signed on 29 July with a contract price of prox. 0.5 billion USD dollars. This project is a government livelihood project and therefore closely concerned by […]

  • 28 March 2012

    Pharos Offshore Group announces the addition of Scott Gartshore as Chief Technical Officer to the executive team. A marine industry veteran, Scott’s previous roles include Project Manager and Senior Engineer, as well as Trenching Systems Sales Manager at IHC Engineering Business Ltd. Pharos Offshore Group CEO Phil Walker says, “Pharos Offshore Group is expanding to […]

  • 14 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Residents and interested parties are invited to attend a public meeting to kick-off an update to the Port Everglades 20-Year Master/Vision Plan on Monday, June 24, 201. Broward County’s Port Everglades Department is planning for future growth with an update of its 20-year Master/Vision Plan to help plot a course for expanding and enhancing existing […]

  • 13 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Van Oord is a leading international contractor specialising in dredging, marine engineering and offshore projects. Dredging is Van Oord’s biggest and most important market. “It is our signature talent, one that we have perfected continuously since our business was founded. We use our dredging solutions to reclaim land from the sea, protect coastal zones, and […]

  • 6 December 2011

    The whole concept of the Panama Canal widening makes Port of Miami the target area. Thoughtful consideration has been directed towards the $77 million that Gov. Rick Scott provided for the dredging of the harbor. However, this is only one of three leading projects that have been in the works for more than a decade. […]