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  • 18 April 2012

    The federal and provincial governments had double cause for celebration  – officially welcoming the first cruise ship of the 2012 season to Victoria, while highlighting how recent infrastructure investments at Ogden Point are attracting a new class of cruise vessels. The Honourable James Moore, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages and Senior Minister Responsible […]

  • 3 December 2010

    Honduras will expand and modernize Central America’s biggest port with $135 million of loans from the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB). Puerto Cortés is the main port of Honduras, handling almost 90% of maritime traffic. Located on the northeast coast of the country, on the Caribbean Sea, it is the biggest and deepest port in Central America […]

  • 8 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Port Infrastructure Development 2015 Conference will take place on September 1-3, in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. Focusing on every aspect of port development from expansion through to life extension, this event will deliver learning outcomes from the largest and most complex projects around the globe, discussing best practice planning, design, construction, delivery and asset management. […]

  • 6 January 2012

    A new generation of massive cargo ships is prompting a number of engineering challenges for port operators…   (knovel) [mappress] Source: knovel, January 6, 2012; Image: pancanal

  • 14 December 2011

    Ecuador’s state-owned Manta port authority APM expects to launch and award a concession for a project to modernize and expand the… By Juan Andres Abarca (bnamericas) [mappress] Source: bnamericas, December 14, 2011;

  • 30 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) will charter a Post-Panamax vessel before the opening of the expanded Canal to be used for training purposes in the Third Set of Locks. The Executive Vice President of Operations Esteban Saenz said that the Panama Canal will charter a Post-Panamax ship to train pilots and tugboat captains that will assist in […]

  • 27 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The Panama Canal last week welcomed the largest capacity vessel to-date to transit the expanded locks – the 10.589 TEU neopanamax containership Valparaiso Express. This passage ushers in a new era of mega-ships that are now able to transit the Expanded Canal since its inauguration in June this year, the Panama Canal Authority (ACP) said in […]

  • 11 October 2011
    Business & Finance

    Rackwise, Inc. announced today that the U.S. Army has expanded its use of the RACKWISE® DCIM solution from offshore operations infrastructure technology with a second successful implementation for the Army Corps of Engineers in the United States. After initially choosing and successfully implementing RACKWISE® to manage the data centers that support much of the U.S. […]

  • 6 August 2013

     Petoskey’s city marina dredging project will involve a larger scope than originally planned, reports petoskeynews.com. The city is currently waiting for state permits to be issued for the dredging, City manager Dan Ralley stated. Large-scale dredging to help restore the Petoskey’s city marina could be completed within this year if everything goes according to plan. The […]

  • 20 March 2012

    Leading marine equipment rental company Ashtead Technology has expanded its product line with Vortex International Ltd. Ashtead Technology has been the exclusive Global Rental Representative within the Oil and Gas sector for the rental of the Vortex Dredge Unit for over a year. The Vortex product range (renowned for the most powerful 4 inch ROV […]

  • 19 March 2012

    According to Business Standard, State-owned Dredging Corporation of India (DCI) is expecting a new dredger worth Rs 500 crore to join its fleet by the end of this financial year. Dredging Corporation of India has also placed orders on IHC Netherlands to procure three dredgers with an outlay of Rs 1,500 crore. Of these, one […]

  • 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 […]

  • 19 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Delta-Pilot branch of SE ‘Ukrainian Sea Ports Authority’ announced a tender for the procurement of a new self-propelled dredger earlier this week. The vessel is necessary for the state enterprise to increase the capacity of its own fleet and conduct operational dredging works in the seaports of Ukraine, USPA said. Commenting the latest news, […]

  • 18 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    This month, Port Saint John’s competitive connectivity will be showcased to a transnational audience. Representatives from Port Saint John, along with the Council of Atlantic Premiers (CAP) and regional industry leaders, will be visiting Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro from Oct. 18 to 26. Jim Quinn, president and CEO and Andrew Dixon, senior vice-president, […]

  • 13 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A major milestone in the ongoing expansion of the Port of Prince Rupert Fairview Container Terminal was reported yesterday by the port officials. The Phase II North container terminal expansion project, launched in the first quarter of 2015, is now more than 75% complete, the port announced. “Prince Rupert’s container business has experienced rapid growth […]

  • 16 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    After Governor Rick Scott’s signing of a funding package, Port Tampa Bay said that the port authority will now have the funds to purchase new post-Panamax gantry cranes to expand throughput capacity at the port’s growing container terminal—a $12 million boon for the state’s largest and most diversified port. Port Tampa Bay’s strategic investment in […]

  • 27 April 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Van Wijngaarden Marine Services B.V. is expanding its fleet with new Damen Shoalbuster 3512 – the Lingestroom. “The 3512 combines a bollard pull of 55 tonnes with a deck area totaling 145 m²; enough space for seven 20 ft and two 10 ft containers, and an 11.3 tonnes @ 16.5 m deck crane, making it a […]

  • 3 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    At a legislative markup yesterday in the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, Louisiana Senator Bill Cassidy pressed for increased funding to restore the Mississippi River Delta and the Louisiana coast. The Cassidy amendment, like legislation passed by a key House committee just two weeks ago, amends the Gulf of Mexico Energy Security Act (GOMESA) […]

  • 19 April 2011

    In line with APM Terminals investment strategy in high growth markets, the company has announced the acquisition of an 80% share in Poti Sea Port, which is located on Georgia’s Black Sea coast. The shares have been bought from Ras Al Khaimah Investment Authority (RAKIA) of the United Arab Emirates. Strategically‐located, Poti Sea Port is the largest port […]

  • 17 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    APM Terminals Mobile will add two new super-Post Panamax STS cranes and expand the container yard by 20 acres as part of a $40 million infrastructure investment to expand the terminal’s capacity in response to growing demand in the US Southeast by Alabama’s primary port. APM Terminals Mobile has a current annual throughput capacity of 350,000 […]

  • 12 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    APM Terminals Izmir has selected ZPMC as the provider of the most efficient and safest cranes to operate Izmir’s only container terminal capable of serving vessels larger than 10,000 TEU, in one of the fastest growing economies in the world. The new terminal – Izmir and Western Turkey’s largest and most modern – in Petkim […]

  • 8 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    Anthony D Bates Partnership (ADBP), an engineering consultancy specializing in dredging and its associated fields, has welcome David Smart to their team. David is a chartered civil engineer with over 40 years’ UK and International experience in the Dredging and Marine Construction Industry. Prior to his association with ADBP, David worked for the Engineering Consultant […]

  • 12 July 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Faasse Groep, a Goes based dredging contractor, has just introduced their new trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Scald. The new vessel, converted into TSHD by Kooiman B.V. in Zwijndrecht, was delivered to her new owners earlier this month. During this conversion, various preparations were undertaken towards future expansion, including a hopper capacity of 1.800m³, a totally […]

  • 29 January 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) has ordered four more Ship-to-Shore (STS) cranes from Konecranes for the Port of Savannah, Georgia. The crane purchases, along with the ongoing Savannah Harbor deepening, anticipate the opening of an expanded Panama Canal, set for this year. The Savannah Harbor Expansion Project (SHEP) will deepen the Savannah Harbor federal shipping […]

  • 8 February 2011

    Singapore, one of the world’s most prosperous and fastest growing economies, is being accused of expanding its coastline with illegally … (jbworldwide) [mappress] Source: jbworldwide, February 8, 2011;

  • 23 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Since early 2016, Van Oord has been working on one of Taiwan’s largest land reclamation projects, the Port of Kaohsiung expansion scheme. The port, largest and most important in Taiwan, each year welcomes more than 10 million containers, which are transshipped through this port. In the past, the port has been expanded inland several times in […]