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  • 31 October 2012

    The Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority (GPHA) will start expansion works at the Takoradi Port in the Western Region this year, as part of measures to decongest the ports in the country. The Takoradi Port, which was built in 1928 by Sir Gordon Guggisberg, during the colonial era, has seen no major expansion since its […]

  • 15 March 2016
    Project & Tenders

    The Panama Canal Expansion Program, the most important project in recent years, is nearing its completion. The waterway that connects the Atlantic and Pacific Ocean is increasing its capacity through the construction of a third lane in conjunction with the deepening and widening of the waterway to allow the passage of large Post-Panamax vessels. Over 40,000 […]

  • 20 November 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Port Freeport Commissioners have approved a $129.6 million contract with McCarthy Building Companies, Inc. for the expansion of Velasco Container Terminal in Texas. The Velasco Terminal expansion, which includes Berth 8, features over 925 feet of berth extension and will accommodate post-Panamax gantry cranes. The berth will be dredged to 51 feet, matching the depth […]

  • 19 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Panama Canal Expansion Program August 2015 progress update has been just released. The Expansion Program, largest infrastructure project since the waterway’s original construction, will create a new lane of traffic along the Canal through the construction of a new set of locks, increasing the waterway’s capacity. The new locks will have three chambers, water-saving basins, […]

  • 13 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The largest infrastructure project since the waterway’s original construction, the Panama Canal Expansion Program will create a new lane of traffic along the Canal through the construction of a new set of locks. The new locks will have three chambers, water-saving basins, lateral filling and emptying system and rolling gates.   After the expansion the […]

  • 27 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging is a daily activity at the Panama Canal ensuring the safe passage of ships through the waterway. Also, dredging plays major role in the Panama Canal Expansion Program, the largest project at the Canal since its original construction.  The Panama Canal Expansion began on September 2007 at a total cost of $5.2 billion. The project will create a new […]

  • 20 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Boskalis Consortium Bags Singapore Port Expansion Contract Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) has in consortium been awarded work associated with the expansion of the Singapore Tuas Mega Port development.    Experts Doubt Panama Canal Expansion Will Be “Game Changer” The expansion of the Panama Canal to accommodate a new generation of huge cargo ships is […]

  • 26 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Esbjerg has been recently exploring the possibility of expanding its facilities with additional 975.000m2 of port and quay space towards 2030. With the projected increase in activity, both within existing and new business areas, the expectation is that the port’s areas and quay will be fully utilized. Therefore, the Port of Esbjerg has […]

  • 16 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    After seven record years of operational growth, Abu Dhabi Ports flagship Khalifa Port is now set for further expansion. The South Quay development, which will be completed by Q1 of 2021, is composed of a three km quay-wall with 18.5 meters along-side draft for general cargo, ro-ro and bulk usage. It will also include eight […]

  • 1 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Panama Canal yesterday celebrated its 15 year anniversary under the leadership of the Panamanian Administration. During this period, the Panama Canal Authority (ACP) has proven its ability to efficiently operate the waterway, while providing a crucial service to global maritime trade and contributing to Panama’s development.   A Cutting-Edge Canal Since 1999, the Canal […]

  • 8 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Panama Canal Expansion Program, largest infrastructure project since the waterway’s original construction, is nearly 90% complete and on track for 2016 opening. At the moment, the Pacific Entrance and Atlantic Entrance dredging works are fully completed with Gatun Lake and Culebra Cut dredging project being 93% finished. Last Friday, May 1, the sixteenth and final gate for the […]

  • 7 November 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

     Port of Vancouver has just released this video update on their Centerm Expansion Project and South Shore Access Project. According to the company, dredging and infilling work continues in the water area around the terminal. Port of Vancouver is building a dyke east of Centerm to create new land between Burrard Dock and Ballantyne […]

  • 7 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    As the largest customer of the Suez Canal with more than 1,400 transits in 2014, the Maersk Group has welcomed the expansion of the Suez Canal and the advantages it entails. Egypt has all through the 20th and 21st century acted as the bridge between Europe and Asia thereby enabling global trade and growth. From […]

  • 19 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Seven years had passed since the inauguration of the Panama Canal Expansion Program and the project continues forward at full speed.  The countdown for the completion of the expansion is on where every component, every cubic meter of excavated and dredged rock bring this mega-project closer to the launch phase. Works on the Panama Canal Expansion, […]

  • 26 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Port Metro Vancouver, with DP World Vancouver, is continuing to develop preliminary design options for an expansion of Centerm, a container terminal in the inner harbor of Burrard Inlet. The project will include a westward extension of the terminal container storage yard, an elevated parking structure, extension of the rail yard, rehabilitation of Ballantyne Pier, and reconfiguration of […]

  • 1 October 2013
    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. This one-minute animation shows how the expanded Panama Canal will operate. The Expansion Program consists of two new sets of locks, one in the Pacific […]

  • 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 […]

  • 18 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    The largest infrastructure project since the waterway’s original construction, the Panama Canal Expansion Program, will soon become a reality. With the project 93% completed, the Panama Canal Expansion has reached its final stretch. The massive Expansion Program will create a new lane of traffic along the Canal through the construction of a new set of locks, increasing […]

  • 25 September 2012

    Nippon Steel Corporation and Sumitomo Metal Industries, Ltd.  have announced that they have decided to invest to expand capacity at Cape Lambert by 70 million tons per year, along with the replacement of existing port facilities, which are jointly operated with Rio Tinto group  in the Pilbara region of Western Australia. While Cape Lambert is […]

  • 21 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    DP World Australia’s new 30,000 sqm Melbourne terminal expansion, at the former Bentley Chemplax site, was commissioned on Tuesday (15 March 2016), signalling the start of a suite of capital investment projects in 2016-17. The development is the terminal’s largest expansion project since 2010, and represents the first in a series of new investments in […]

  • 31 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    Port Houston’s new strategic plan was approved on January 28 by the Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority, setting in motion a roadmap for its continued growth and success. Port Houston’s team, led by Executive Director Roger Guenther, presented the 2020 Strategic Plan for approval following many months of work. In addition to […]

  • 18 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    In little over two months’ time, the Inauguration Ceremony of the new Panama Canal will mark the completion of the largest infrastructure undertaking in the waterway since the original canal construction back in 1914. The official opening ceremony of the expanded canal will take place on Sunday, June 26th 2016, reports the Panama Canal Authority (ACP). The project was initially set […]

  • 6 June 2014

    Maasvlakte II is the expansion of the port of Rotterdam. A new top European location for port activities and industry is being created immediately to the west of the present port and industrial area. The expansion of the port with Maasvlakte II is taking place in conjunction with nature and quality of life projects in […]

  • 27 March 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Bahamas Prime Minister the Right Honourable Perry Gladstone Christie said Monday that he is in discussions with the operators of the Freeport Container Port, with a view to a possible $250 million expansion of that multi-million dollar facility. He pointed out that this major expansion is expected to result in some one million additional […]

  • 10 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    A team from Spend Management Experts (SME), including John Haber, Paul Steiner and Brian Broadhurst, visited the Port of Savannah recently and met with several individuals from the Georgia Port Authority. Currently, the Port of Savannah is undergoing their harbor expansion project, approved by both the EPA and US Army Corps of Engineers, which will accommodate larger […]

  • 10 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Panama Canal Expansion is the largest project at the Canal since its original construction. To date, the Expansion Program is 88 percent complete. The project will create a new lane of traffic along the Canal through the construction of a new set of locks, doubling the waterway’s capacity. The existing locks allow the passage of […]