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  • 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 […]

  • 7 November 2013

    The Aqaba Container Terminal (ACT) Berth Expansion Project, which has doubled the capacity of the county’s largest Red Sea port, was officially opened by His Majesty King Abdullah II of Jordan with the addition of 460 meters of quay to the existing 540 meters. The ceremony marked the successful completion of the four-year terminal expansion […]

  • 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 […]

  • 14 September 2020
    Business development

    Abu Dhabi Ports (ADP), a developer and regulator of ports and industrial zones in the emirate of Abu Dhabi, has announced that Khalifa Port’s expansion is on pace for completion. The Khalifa Port expansion is set to attract new business and significantly boost capacity in line with evolving customer expectations, said ADP. The expansion has […]

  • 27 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    ASL Shipyard Launches Dredger “Cassiopeia V” (Singapore) On Monday the 7th of October 2013, the cutter suction dredger Cassiopeia V, was successfully launched by ASL Shipyard in Singapore for Penta-Ocean Construction Co. Ltd from Japan. VOSTA LMG is responsible for delivery of the engineering and the dredging equipment.   VIDEO: Panama Canal Expansion Program Update […]

  • 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 […]

  • 13 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    The expansion and upgrade of Russian as well as Baltic ports will play a vital role in the future development and improved trade of the region. With many expansion projects going on the region, the Russian and Baltics region sees huge potential for investors and suppliers. Investment figures of up to RUB 26 billion have […]

  • 3 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    As Governor Jay Inslee begins a nine-day trip to South Korea and Japan, the Alliance for NW Jobs & Exports urged him to make increased export capacity – particularly the pending construction of terminals in Bellingham and Longview – a vital part of the trip’s itinerary. “In his own words announcing the trip, the governor […]

  • 2 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Government of the Russian Federation has made a decision to implement a new investment project, the construction of the Utrenny LNG and condensate terminal in Sabetta seaport. The new Utrenny (Salmanovsky) construction project also includes reconstruction of an access canal in the Gulf of Ob (the Kara Sea). According to the official website of […]

  • 7 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    The 3rd Annual South-East Asia Port Expansion Summit will take place on March 25-26, 2015, in Jakarta, Indonesia.  At this summit terminal operators, port owners and authorities, government officials, shipping lines and infrastructure experts will discuss how to sustain healthy growth in the sector as well as assure efficient operations inside the ports, and henceforth […]

  • 28 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A major beach expansion is moving ahead in Galveston, representing the largest sand nourishment project to take place on the Texas Gulf Coast this summer. The project will use 725,000 cubic yards of sand dredged from the Galveston Ship Channel to create 20 blocks of additional beach along the island’s seawall between 61st and 81st streets. […]

  • 22 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    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 project is expected to create demand for ports to handle post-Panamax ships. The program also entails the widening and deepening of existing navigational channels […]

  • 28 November 2011

    Governor Nikki Haley is discussing the Department of Health and Environmental Control board’s decision to allow a water quality permit needed for the expansion of Savannah’s port works. Haley stated that an agreement to meet South Carolina’s rules, including a 50-year dedication to maintain wetlands and check dissolved oxygen levels along the river has been […]

  • 30 August 2010

    To those outside the shipping industry it might not make much sense, this whole notion that a multibillion- dollar civil works project in… By Allyson Bird (postandcourier) [mappress] Source: postandcourier, August 30, 2010;

  • 11 October 2010

    Fundamental shifts in global trade patterns present a growing challenge to Long Beach and Los Angeles as they seek to maintain their coveted… By Kristopher Hanson (presstelegram) [mappress] Source: presstelegram, October 11, 2010;

  • 5 August 2010

    Rhenus Port Logistics’ breakbulk terminal in Rotterdam Waalhaven area is expanded considerably. The quay is extended from 580 to 900 metres. The terminal area grew from 33,000 to 63,000 square metres, with the area for covered storage increasing from 13,000 to 21,000 square metres. Since 2000, the Rhenus’ breakbulk volumes rose tenfold to some 700,000 […]

  • 24 October 2009

    TWO big coal ventures, rail line development and a liquefied natural gas project are set to prompt massive expansion of the Abbot Point port, an economic development conference in Townsville was told yesterday… Read more: Townsville Bulletin

  • 8 June 2010

    The Port of Shreveport-Bossier is growing, thanks largely to $1 million garnered through a cooperative agreement signed Monday by the Red… [mappress] Source: shreveporttimes, June 8, 2010;

  • 2 February 2011

    Durham-based Hall Construction has begun work on the development of PD Ports’ Teesport container handling facility on the North East coast…   (logisticsmanager) [mappress] Source: logisticsmanager, February 3, 2011;

  • 20 September 2010

    By 2016, Lagos will get a new city to be built on nine million square metres of reclaimed land about 2.4 kilometres into the Atlantic Ocean… By Demola Abimboye (newswatchngr) [mappress] Source: newswatchngr, September 20, 2010;

  • 9 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone Ltd (APSEZ), India’s largest port developer, inaugurated the Phase II Expansion of Dhamra Port on April 7, 2018.  The inauguration ceremony took place in the presence of Naveen Patnaik, Odisha Chief Minister, Nrusingha Charan Sahoo, Minister of Commerce and Transport, Gautam Adani, Chairman of Adani Group, and other dignitaries. During the ceremony, […]

  • 24 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Panama Canal Expansion is moving forward to reach its goal of bolstering the waterway’s capacity in order to provide a better service to customers. To date, the program is 50 percent complete. “The program continues to progress and reach milestones while we focus the next phases on building the locks,” said Panama Canal Administrator […]

  • 9 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    GEI Consultants, Inc., a company involved in geotechnical, environmental, water resources, and ecological science and engineering, has expanded staff and client services with the hiring of three employees in the coastal practice. Sam Merrill, Ph.D., Jonathan Lockman, AICP, and Alexander Gray have joined the firm from Catalysis Adaptation Partners, a consulting firm founded by Dr. […]

  • 19 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Studies for an environmental impact statement will begin today for the proposed expansion of one of Queensland’s major coal export facilities, Abbot Point near Bowen. State Development Minister Dr Anthony Lynham said the assessment was the next stage in the expansion, which is needed for proposed coal mines in the Galilee Basin. Construction for the […]

  • 7 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) has completed the dredging to deepen and widen the navigational channels along Culebra Cut as part of the Expansion Program. This marks another important milestone for the Panama Canal expansion. The dredging works started in March 2008, with the drilling by Panama Canal personnel on board of the drill barge […]