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  • 15 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) is preparing a webinar about the Panama Canal Expansion Program, in which Karen Smits will explain how project participants deal with the cultural complexity in their everyday life. Karen Smits, PhD, is author of the book Cross Culture Work: Practices of Collaboration in the Panama Canal Expansion Program. As […]

  • 11 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    Now in its 4th year, Dredging and Port Expansion Africa will take place on 27–29 January 2015, in Durban, South Africa. “Africa’s leading event focused on partnerships for new projects, port accessibility and congestion management will provide you with strategies on how to develop your ports and terminals and decrease the cost of doing business […]

  • 4 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Studies have found that container throughput in Hong Kong will continue to grow in the coming years, and it is necessary to enhance the capacity of existing container terminals and related infrastructures to cope with the growth. The Study on the Strategic Development Plan for Hong Kong Port 2030 and the Preliminary Feasibility Study for […]

  • 20 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    APM Terminals has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Government of Ghana, representing a private investment in excess of USD $1 billion for the expansion of Tema Port. The deal was signed through Meridian Port Services (MPS), the joint venture between APM Terminals, Bolloré Africa Logistics (Meridian Port Holdings) and the Ghana Ports […]

  • 17 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Panama Canal expansion project is intended to double the capacity of the Panama Canal by 2016 by creating a new lane of traffic and allowing more and larger ships to transit. The expanded Panama Canal will change shipping patterns and affect ports up and down the East Coast of the Americas. The proposed expansion […]

  • 13 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Panama Canal Expansion reached another major milestone with yesterday’s arrival of the final shipment of gates. The gates for the new locks will be used for the Atlantic side of the project, two gates, and two for the Pacific. The four gates arrived on board the Post-Panamax vessel Xia Zhi Yuan 6, owned by COSCO Ocean Shipping, after […]

  • 7 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Westports Malaysia has decided to embark on the “Container Terminal 8 Expansion Plan” which is critical in ensuring the continuous growth of the company moving forward. The company recorded a 12% surge in its container volume throughput to 6.18 million TEU in the first 9 months of 2014. The company’s container volume has hit the 700,000 TEU mark […]

  • 29 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    Federal Environment Minister Greg Hunt has fast-tracked the approval of the world’s biggest coal port in the heart of the Great Barrier Reef today, ignoring impacts on the Reef and the adjacent internationally significant Caley Valley wetlands at Abbot Point, said Greenpeace. Under the proposal, millions of tonnes of seabed would be dredged from 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 […]

  • 23 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Lerwick Port Authority has awarded a construction contract for the latest expansion of the harbors facilities in a project costing a total of £16.5 million (approx $26.5 mln) and which will benefit the fishing and oil sectors. The new jetty at Holmsgarth North will provide deeper berthing and more working area for the fishing fleet, […]

  • 10 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    During the recent Port Terminals and Operators Association Summit that was held in Veracruz, Mexico, the Port of Veracruz General Director, Juan Ignacio Fernandez presented the company’s expansion plan worth approx. $5.5 billion that should generate over 100,000 new jobs. The first stage of this mega project, scheduled for 2014-2018, will require the construction of […]

  • 8 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) and the Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) have signed a Project Partnership Agreement (PPA), allowing construction on the long-awaited Savannah Harbor Expansion Project to begin. “Georgia and its congressional delegation have fought long and hard to see this project through to fruition – a […]

  • 19 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Victoria’s commercial ports have performed strongly over the past year, posting solid figures in import and export trade. Minister for Ports David Hodgett welcomed the annual reports tabled in Parliament yesterday and said the figures reinforced the strategic value of Victoria’s commercial ports. “Victoria has an incredibly strong ports sector which can be seen in the […]

  • 18 September 2014
    Business & Finance

    Peruvian President Ollanta Humala has toured APM Terminals Callao to personally view how the company’s $750 million investment in the North Terminal is creating new jobs and modernizing the multi-purpose terminal into a world-class facility, handling container, bulk, Ro/Ro, general cargo and cruise vessels. Accompanied by the Minister of Transport and Communications, José Gallardo, President […]

  • 18 September 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 […]

  • 15 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Odessa port’s new Quarantine Mole container terminal has been ‘put to the final test’, with the first vessel berthing on Wednesday, September 10. The first and second phases of the terminal have already been commissioned. According to the first deputy head of the Administration of Seaports of Ukraine (ASU), Yurii Vaskov, all the government authorizations and […]

  • 21 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Panama Canal expansion project will double the capacity of the Panama Canal by 2015 by creating a new lane of traffic and allowing more and larger ships to transit. The program consists of the construction of two new sets of locks – one on the Pacific and one on the Atlantic side of the […]

  • 30 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Rohr International Dredge Holdings, Inc. acquired Eurl Rohr France, including its current backlog, inventory and all associated intellectual property (IPR), on July 23, 2014. Rohr France, which is based in Betting, France, was a Rohr licensee and will continue at the same location, operating as a subsidiary of Rohr Bagger GmbH, a subsidiary of Rohr […]

  • 23 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Australian Marine Conservation Society (AMCS) has expressed significant concern about plans that suggest Indian coal and energy company Adani is still determined to expand its port at Abbot Point. There is speculation that Adani is looking to sell some or all of its current port (Terminal 1) to raise funds to progress its second […]

  • 21 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Panama Canal Expansion has reached another important milestone with the transfer of the first gates to the new locks complex in the Atlantic side. “This is a very important operation because it involved the first movement of the gates from the special dock where they were unloaded to the lower chamber of the new […]

  • 18 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The expansion of the Panama Canal to accommodate a new generation of huge cargo ships is not likely to be “a game changer” for United States ports, John Reinhart, the CEO and executive director of the Virginia Port Authority, told an international audience of maritime economists in Norfolk on Wednesday, July 16. “But we still […]

  • 16 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) has in consortium been awarded work associated with the expansion of the Singapore Tuas Mega Port development. Jurong Town Corporation awarded the reclamation project of Tuas Finger One to the consortium, comprising of Hyundai, Samsung, Penta Ocean, Boskalis and Van Oord. The total contract value is SGD 960 million and […]

  • 16 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Panama Canal expansion project will double the capacity of the Panama Canal by 2015 by creating a new lane of traffic and allowing more and larger ships to transit. The program consists of the construction of two new sets of locks – one on the Pacific and one on the Atlantic side of the […]

  • 14 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    The African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) has arranged a EUR 200 million syndicated bridge financing facility for Cote d’Ivoire’s state-owned Port Autonome d’Abidjan (PAA) to enable the company expand facilities at the Abidjan Port. According to the agreement signed by PAA and the participating banks in Cairo and Abidjan, Afreximbank and Société Générale Cote d’Ivoire will […]

  • 1 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Specialist surveys to collect information on the physical characteristics of land and seabed regions around Western Port will be finished by the end of August. The geotechnical and geophysical survey programs began in December and were carried out to give the Port of Hastings Development Authority a better understanding of the local coastal and marine […]

  • 27 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    On 17 June of this year, the Port of Gdansk Authority SA together with project contractors and building control representatives signed contracts for the execution of works under the project “Expansion of an intermodal container terminal at the Port of Gdansk’s Szczecinskie Quay”. This is the first PGA SA project in a long time that […]