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  • 21 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    The opening of tenders for site investigations for an expanded Port of Hastings is a significant new milestone in the evolution of the port, Port of Hastings Development Authority CEO, Mike Lean, said two days ago. Mr Lean said the tender for three work programs covering marine geotechnical investigations, land side geotechnical investigations and a […]

  • 12 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    Enterprise Products Partners L.P. recently purchased a 65-acre waterfront site on the Houston Ship Channel that will serve as the next phase of expansion at the Enterprise Hydrocarbon Terminal (EHT). Located immediately to the east of EHT, the property features two existing docks, dredging infrastructure that will be utilized for maintenance and dock expansion at the […]

  • 27 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Panama Canal Expansion is back on track with final completion of the project set for 2016. When this major construction project is completed, it will more than double the cargo capacity of the century old canal. The expanded Panama Canal will change shipping patterns and affect ports up and down the East Coast of the […]

  • 4 December 2013

    President John Mahama will today perform a ground breaking ceremony for expansion works at the Takoradi Port. The works, part of a government’s port infrastructure expansion programme, is being carried out in phases to modernise the country’s ports to meet projected increases in maritime activities. While in the Western Region, the President will also inspect […]

  • 9 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    IHC Merwede Wins Contracts Worth EUR 350 Million IHC Merwede has been successful in securing orders worth € 350 million for a wide range of dredging and offshore vessels and equipment.   Ghana: GPHA Receives Seven Bids for Tema Port Expansion The Ghana Ports & Harbours Authority last week received seven valid bid offers for […]

  • 9 April 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The dates of 2nd East Africa Port Expansion Conference have been changed to 18-20 April 2018, according to the event organizer IQPC. At the conference in Mombasa, Kenya, IQPC will gather senior port representatives, consultants and contractors, in order to share their knowledge and drive better business in the region. The company also announced that high-ranking representatives […]

  • 3 July 2012

    According to Port Technology, residents have called on the Thai government to postpone studies into the expansion of Laem Chabang Port amid growing environmental concerns. The news follows the proposal put forward by the Transport Ministry to invest as much as 120-billion-baht to further expand the Chon Buri port over the next seven years. Port […]

  • 23 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Coasts and Marine Structures conference will take place from 23-25 March, 2015, at Pullman Brisbane King George Square, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. Times are changing for the Coast and Marine industry and over the last 15 years the mining construction boom has allowed the industry to expand rapidly and enjoy record-breaking demands for increased services. But […]

  • 29 April 2010

    KUCHING: Bintulu Port’s expansion projects, worth some RM300mil, will be completed between June and August this year, said Bintulu Port Holdings Bhd (BPHB) chief executive officer Mior Ahmad Baiti Mior Lub Ahmad. The projects include expanding the container terminal port’s… [mappress] Source:biz.thestar,April 29,2010;

  • 30 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    Malaysia’s Federal Government has approved another $82.25 million in funding for Suria Capital Holdings Bhd’s Sapangar Bay container port expansion program, which raises the cost of the entire project to $280 million, according to Deal Street Asia. This approval for the increase in funding from the federal government came following a recommendation by the Value […]

  • 17 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Following a successful 1st edition of the Latin America Port Expansion Summit in Peru, Lnoppen is ready to host its 2nd edition of the event, this time in Colombia. Its strategic position between the Caribbean and the Pacific make Colombia one of the main countries for port infrastructure and investments, with several new ports being constructed […]

  • 12 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    Port Newark Container Terminal LLC (PNCT) has secured $298 million in bond proceeds that will be used to refinance existing debt and finance its future terminal development project. The project will expand the terminal footprint by 17 percent to 309 acres and increase the terminal capacity to 1.3 million container lifts (2.3 million twenty-foot equivalent […]

  • 9 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    As part of its ongoing infrastructure investment plan, North Carolina Ports has completed the expansion project of its turning basin at the Port of Wilmington. The turning basin scheme included the removal of an existing bulk pier and dredging along the port’s side of the Cape Fear River to expand the turning basin from 1,200 feet […]

  • 1 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    Removal of the old north breakwater has officially started, Port of Frederikshavn, Denmark, said in their latest announcement.  The entire north breakwater incl. the breakwater head is to be removed in connection with the establishment of the new quay area by Østre Kaj, which is to create space for Orskov Yard’s new 180 metres long […]

  • 18 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    As part of his ongoing work to deepen the Port of Savannah, U.S. Senator Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., announced that he will visit the Panama Canal with Vice President Biden this week. Isakson has worked tirelessly to deepen the Savannah Harbor in order to accommodate an increase in the number of super-sized container vessels transiting the […]

  • 3 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone Ltd (APSEZ) has introduced plans to invest Rs 57,594 crore to expand the capacity of Gujarat’s Mundra Port – the flagship port of APSEZ, The Hindu Business Line reports.  The proposed expansion of Mundra’s waterfront development plan (WFDP) includes extension of the quay length by another 14,470 meters, augmenting […]

  • 30 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    U.S. Senators Johnny Isakson and David Perdue, along with the entire Georgia U.S. House of Representatives delegation, yesterday urged the administration to make the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project (SHEP) a top priority for its fiscal year 2017 budget recommendations. In a letter to Assistant Secretary of the Army Jo-Ellen Darcy, the Georgia congressional delegation called for […]

  • 12 April 2012

    The Panama Canal Authority will host its first-ever best practices Engineering and Infrastructure Congress. Convening this Congress is an effort to share best practices and detailed, practical, hands-on experience related to managing a significant infrastructure project. Engineering experts from 10 countries will meet in Panama to exchange the latest tendencies and experiences in the industry […]

  • 14 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    An agreement between Kenya and Japan regarding the funding for the Mombasa port expansion and modernization plan has successfully secured funds from the Japanese government for all three work phases as well as the construction of a free port at Dongo Kundu. In week 14 Cofra B.V. started installing 5.5 million meters of drain for […]

  • 23 December 2011

      The Aktau marine harbour is finishing the year with record indices. The port has handles almost 12 million tonnes of freights, including over 8 million tonnes of oil, over 3 thousand tonnes of grain and two million tonnes of metal products. Together with the everyday work the port is conducting the expansion of the […]

  • 2 May 2013

    U.S. Sen. Saxby Chambliss (R-GA), U.S. Sen. Johnny Isakson (R-GA), and U.S. Rep. Jack Kingston (GA-1) strongly urged President Obama in a letter to fulfill his “We Can’t Wait” promise and include legislative language for the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project (SHEP) authorization increase in his budget amendment to Congress. Chambliss, Isakson and Kingston reminded the […]

  • 11 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dredging vessels and tugs have been launched this week ahead of the £25m Port of Cromarty Firth expansion at Invergordon. The expansion project will see the Port of Cromarty Firth reclaim nine acres of land from the sea and create an additional deep water berth. Dredging will start at the west of the existing Queens […]

  • 8 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Ron Lemieux, Minister of Tourism, Culture, Heritage, Sport and Consumer Protection and Ted Falk, Member of Parliament for Provencher, were joined last week by Mayor Jackie Hunt, of RM of Ritchot, to officially kick off the St. Adolphe East Dike Expansion project. “The Province of Manitoba has made flood protection a high priority,” said Minister Lemieux. […]

  • 11 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    As part of the ongoing conversations with the shipping industry, a Panama Canal Authority (ACP) delegation headed by Administrator Jorge L. Quijano met with the International Association Of Independent Tanker Owners (Intertanko) and the International Association Of Dry Cargo Shipowners (Intercargo) in London. This meeting is part of the permanent dialogue that the Panama Canal […]

  • 31 January 2014
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer yesterday announced that, after his push, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has dropped their objection to the Staten Island Bluebelt expansion project to get underway. The Bluebelt expansion project recently received $7.5 million in federal funds from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) after another push by Senator Schumer. […]

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

    With about 18 months to go before the planned opening of the new third set of locks, the Panama Canal is leaning on its old work horse, the Ellicott dredge “Mindi”, built in 1941. The “Mindi” is currently working seven days a week near the famed Culebra Cut to widen a turning radius for the […]