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  • 21 February 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

     Snijder, a Dutch company that specializes in hiring out earthmoving equipment and concomitant technical services, has just released a video of the Freetown Terminal Extension Project. The Freetown Terminal, operated by the French group Bolloré Transport & Logistics, is undergoing an expansion program that calls for the construction of a new 270 meter quay to […]

  • 14 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    After several years of careful preparation, the construction of Maasvlakte 2 has been in full swing since 1 September 2008. Maasvlakte 2 is the western expansion of the Rotterdam port area in the North Sea. A total surface area of 2,000 hectares will be created by spraying on sand off the coast. This sand will […]

  • 25 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    Preparations for the second phase of the Karwar Commercial Port Expansion Project are currently underway, the Times of India reports. The second phase of this development scheme will include construction of new jetties and expansion of the port by another 1.5km in length. The dredging operations in the sea off Karwar beach and testing of […]

  • 16 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Board of Directors of the Panama Canal Authority (ACP) has reaffirmed its full support to the Panama Canal Administration in the management of the contract for the construction of the Third Set of Locks. In a press release issued yesterday, signed by the Chairman Roberto Roy, the Board of Directors reaffirmed its “full support […]

  • 2 May 2012

    According to CBC News, the Halifax Port Authority has acquired close to three acres of land from CN as part of a $35-million expansion of the south-end container terminal. The parcels are on Marginal Road adjacent to the Halterm container pier. “We are not disclosing the price,” Michele Peveril, spokeswoman for the port authority, said […]

  • 16 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    PSA Sines Terminais de Contentores, SA, has invited bidders to submit their offers for the Sines XXI terminal expansion project. This development program includes dredging works and construction of 216 feet of waterfront on poles of reinforced concrete, 130 metres in diameter and 25 feet tall. The Sines XXI terminal expansion project also includes the […]

  • 2 September 2012

    According to, the Environmental Protection Authority toured Port Hedland last week to meet with community and business members. Together with Deputy Chairman Chris Whitaker and members Denis Glennon, Rod Lukatelich and Elizabeth Carr, the independent board toured several development projects. “The EPA have had a long and ongoing involvement in those matters when it’s […]

  • 7 November 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Aberdeen Harbor has just announced that the harbor’s latest expansion project has been awarded marine licences. Issued under the Marine (Scotland) Act 2010, the licences cover both construction and dredging operations associated with the project, and form part of a wider consenting strategy, which included Planning Permission in Principle, awarded by Aberdeen City Council […]

  • 13 December 2011

    The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT) has called for the urgent development and expansion of the Takoradi and Tema …   (vibeghana) [mappress] Source: vibeghana, December 13, 2011;

  • 25 June 2010
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Port expansion, channel deepening, as well as the demand of improved coastal engineering and management is driving massive dredging… [mappress] Source: IQPC, June 25, 2010

  • 11 November 2009
    Project & Tenders

    The Ukrainian government has given the go-ahead for the expansion of Odessa, Yuzhny and Illichevsk into additional land areas… Source: Port Strategy, November 11, 2009;

  • 6 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Takoradi Port Expansion Project, located in the Western region of Ghana, has officially started with the construction of a multipurpose on-dock Atlantic Container Terminal, the GhanaWeb reports.  The project, being developed by Ibistek Ghana Limited, will see the port basin dredged to a 16 meter depth and land reclamation for the building of five […]

  • 29 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Lt. Gen. Thomas Bostick, commander of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, visited the Port of Savannah on Thursday, for an update on the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project. “The SHEP will create economic opportunity not only across Georgia, but throughout the Southeast,” said Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal. “We’re grateful for our federal partners and their […]

  • 8 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    Now in its 4th year, Dredging and Port Expansion Africa event, taking place from 27 – 29 January 2015, will be held in Durban, South Africa. “Africa’s leading event will focus on partnerships for new projects, port accessibility and congestion management will provide you with strategies on how to develop your ports and terminals and […]

  • 3 January 2013

    Great news for Montrose is that the Port Authority has issued a tender for the building of a new quay, 170 metres long, at the north side of the harbour. There would be 30 metres of concrete hard-standing, which would also be a heavy lift area. The estimated cost is in the region of £6 […]

  • 26 May 2011

    Ennore Port will augment its anchorage facility to meet growing trade requirements. India’s first corporate port is currently equipped to ha… By S. Sujatha (deccanchronicle) [mappress] Source: deccanchronicle, May 26, 2011

  • 1 July 2010

    Expansion work on a third set of locks on the Panama Canal has officially begun. “Today, a new future begins for the country,” said Panama… [mappress] Source: thaindian, July 1, 2010;

  • 3 December 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Panama Canal Expansion Program, currently 95 percent complete, continues to progress and is one step closer to its opening in 2016. In November, the fourth phase of the Pacific Access Channel (PAC-4) was brought to near completion. Most notably, the 2.3 kilometer-long PAC-4 reached the water level of Gatun Lake, an important milestone in […]

  • 10 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Mississippi State Port Authority and Yilport Holding A.S., a subsidiary of Yildirim Group of Companies, have executed a letter of intent (LOI) to allow for due diligence and negotiations regarding the potential location of the global terminal operator at the Port of Gulfport, Mississippi. With the Port of Gulfport nearing completion of the $570 […]

  • 1 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Korean Government has announced plans to add further 15 berths to its flagship Busan New Port which will increase container capacity by 15.8 million TEU. The new facilities in the south of the country will be a mix of container terminals, feeder terminals and multi-purpose terminals and work will begin in stages based on actual […]

  • 1 December 2011

    What is now West Africa’s largest and most modern container terminal, Terminal à Conteneur, developed and operated by global marine terminal operator DP World, was officially opened yesterday (November 30) by HE Abdoulaye Wade, President of Senegal, together with HE Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem, Chairman, DP World. Expanded and upgraded by DP World Dakar following […]

  • 30 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The African Ports Expansion Conference, aimed to discuss modernization of African ports and increasing cargo and freight capacity to handle more traffic, will take place on March 20-21, 2017 in Mombasa, Kenya. Africa is experiencing a major surge in trade with growing volumes of cargo across its ports. To keep up with the increase, government […]

  • 27 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Governor of Georgia, Nathan Deal, today called the expansion of the Panama Canal an “historic moment” as the first vessels began transiting the canal’s massive new locks Sunday. A delegation of Georgia officials, led by Georgia Ports Authority chairman Jimmy Allgood, traveled to the opening ceremony in Panama. “The completion of the Panama Canal […]

  • 9 April 2014

    Two freight trains, each consisting of 65 wagons loaded with coal from the Kuzbass region in Russia, left from West Siberian Railways at the end of March 2014. One of the trains has already reached Far Eastern Railways, the second is now travelling on the Transbaikal Main Line. Both West Siberian Railways and Far Eastern […]

  • 20 May 2011

    Plans are in the pipeline to turn the Port of Workington into a major European player by developing links with consumer shipping. The move… (timesandstar) [mappress] Source: timesandstar, May 20, 2011;

  • 30 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dragflow, an Italian manufacturer of heavy duty pumps and complete dredging equipment, is continuing the development of new products addressing the changing needs of dredging industry. As 2015 is nearing its end, we took the opportunity to speak with Mr. Roberto Martinelli, Dragflow Director, about the company’s 2015 business highlights, achievements and plans for the […]