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  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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. […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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. […]

  • 12 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has started with activities to facilitate the dredging of Calabar Port, located in Cross River State, The Guardian Nigeria reports.  The NPA Managing Director, Ms. Hadiza Bala Usman, said that they already placed an advert for the dredging contract, adding that the survey operations on the port channel are set to […]

  • 24 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency is making federal funding available for the proposed Contrecoeur Port Terminal Expansion Project, located in Contrecoeur, Quebec. According to the agency, this Participant Funding Program is aimed to assist the participation of the public and Indigenous groups in the federal environmental assessment of the proposed port project. Funding is available for […]

  • 8 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    Following the Expanded Panama Canal’s first month of operations, the Panama Canal Administrator Jorge L. Quijano last week presented representatives of shipping lines and shipping agents with an update on the operations of the expanded canal. “We are very pleased with the first month of activity at the Expanded Canal,” said Mr. Quijano. “We have […]

  • 14 February 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 […]

  • 16 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The installation of the gates for the new locks of the Panama Canal has successfully began on the Atlantic side of the waterway. “This is a very important milestone for the Expansion Program,” said Panama Canal Administrator Jorge L. Quijano. “We see how the new locks are rapidly taking shape as we move towards the successful […]

  • 22 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    The ribbon cutting ceremony for the new APM Terminals Quetzal, aimed to transform Guatemala’s port sector by offering the highest productivity port operations in the country, took place yesterday, the company said in their latest announcement.  APM Terminals Quetzal has a capacity of 340,000 TEUs and is a 85%/15% joint venture between APM Terminals and The […]

  • 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 […]

  • 13 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    The container vessel COSCO Shipping Panama is now on its way to Panama to make history – the inaugural transit of the Expanded Panama Canal on Sunday, June 26. During the inauguration, COSCO Shipping Panama will transit Agua Clara Locks on the Atlantic side during the early morning and Cocoli Locks in the afternoon. The regular schedule […]

  • 7 December 2011

    The West Calcasieu Port board of commissioners decided this week to award the contract for the expansion dredging of the port’s west barge basin to Apollo Environmental Strategies, Inc. of Beaumont, Texas. During a competitive public bid process, eight bids were submitted among which the lowest bid of $2,117,835 was the successful one. Lynn Hohensee, […]

  • 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 […]

  • 27 September 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Port of Houston Commission has approved “critical-path” professional services for the Houston Ship Channel expansion project. The ship channel expansion work approved by the Port Commission includes critical-path professional services for engineering, design and project coordination. According to Port Houston Executive Director Roger Guenthe, the widening and deepening of the ship channel will allow […]

  • 11 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Port Development and Expansion Asia 2013 conference will take place from 3rd to 4th December, 2013, in Tanjong Priok, Jakarta, Indonesia. Day 1 will be primarily Indonesia-focused and will feature talks Indonesia’s foremost port operators, regulators and experts. Day 2 will look at the Asian region and provide detailed information on port development and […]

  • 28 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Port Development and Expansion Asia 2013 conference will take place from 3rd to 4th December, 2013, in Tanjong Priok, Jakarta, Indonesia. Day 1 will be primarily Indonesia-focused and will feature talks Indonesia’s foremost port operators, regulators and experts. Day 2 will look at the Asian region and provide detailed information on port development and […]

  • 7 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Port Development and Expansion Asia 2013 conference will take place from 3rd to 4th December, 2013, in Tanjong Priok, Jakarta, Indonesia. Day 1 will be primarily Indonesia-focused and will feature talks Indonesia’s foremost port operators, regulators and experts. Day 2 will look at the Asian region and provide detailed information on port development and […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 28 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Jan De Nul Group has shared a video from the recently completed dredging work in the Kingston Port, Jamaica. Sodraco SAS, a subsidiary of JDN, was part of a consortium that was responsible for the expansion of the port. For the Kingston dredging project, Jan De Nul mobilized six vessels; the cutter suction dredger Marco […]

  • 20 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Australian Marine Conservation Society (AMCS) has called on the Queensland Government to cancel the Abbot Point expansion today, following the release of the Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) on the new dredging project by Queensland State Development Minister Anthony Lynham. Gemma Plesman, Great Barrier Reef Campaigner for AMCS said: “Over the last month we have […]