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  • 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 […]

  • 9 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    China Harbor Engineering Company (CHEC) has signed an agreement to implement a dredging project at Ukraine’s southern Black Sea port of Chornomorsk. The contract was signed at the Ukrainian Infrastructure Ministry on April 6, 2018, by Lin Tao, the head of the CHEC office in Ukraine, and Maksym Shyrokov, the head of the Yuzhny Port […]

  • 1 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    Port of Kapellskar has just announced that they are ready to launch operations at all of its five quay-berths following expansion works. The Swedish port has been expanded and now has two piers and a total of five modern quay-berths. The new 245 meter-long pier has been in operation since summer 2016. The original pier […]

  • 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 […]

  • 29 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    A berth expansion project at Port Charlottetown, aimed to extend the existing berth space by 270m and to allow for two vessels up to 330m to berth simultaneously, is officially underway. In order to complete the expansion, various stages of construction are required. The project consists of four additional mooring buoys and four additional breasting […]

  • 24 February 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The largest infrastructure project since the waterway’s original construction, the Panama Canal Expansion Program, is now 96 percent complete. The Pacific access channel is 99 percent complete and the third set of locks is now 95 percent complete. When fully complete, the new set of locks will double the capacity of the Panama Canal, creating […]

  • 19 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Quattro Ports grain terminal at Port Kembla was officially opened today, with a ceremony attended by port stakeholders and local community leaders to mark the occasion, NSW Ports just announced. Melinda Pavey, MP NSW Minister for Roads, Maritime and Freight, was joined by Simon Barney, Chairman of Quattro Ports, and Marika Calfas, CEO of […]

  • 1 July 2020
    Business development, Infrastructure

    The Maldives Transport and Contracting Company Plc (MTCC) has just released the latest update on their S. Meedhoo harbor project. According to their official statement, work is well underway the S. Meedhoo harbor upgrade scheme – with 60% overall project progress at the moment. The project involves harbor basin’s dredging operations of 35,496cbm; channel entrance […]

  • 6 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Texas Senate has unanimously passed Senate Bill 28, the Texas Port Expansion Act, authored by Senator Brandon Creighton and co-authored by Senator Lois Kolkhorst, to provide opportunities for investments and enhancements at Texas Ports. “Texas ports are estimated to be responsible for 25 percent of Texas’ gross domestic product,” said Kolkhorst. “Our ports are […]

  • 2 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Following the success of its 3rd Marine and Coastal Engineering Summit that took place last year in Doha, IQPC is organizing the Port Development Week which will take place from 6-9 September 2015, again in Doha. This event will serve as an interactive platform for all project stakeholders and will feature high-level strategic discussions and share […]

  • 23 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    Aberdeen Harbor Board and Dragados UK, the principal contractor for the Aberdeen Harbor Expansion Project, have announced the opening of the Harbor Expansion Visitor Center. The Center will afford schools, universities, professional and community groups, as well as the general public all over the North East of Scotland, the opportunity to gain insight into the […]

  • 12 September 2012

    Aberdeen Harbour Board has commenced a major feasibility study into the potential expansion of facilities at the port. Continued growth in traffic and cargos, as well as an increase in the size of the vessels has prompted the study, as projections indicate that Aberdeen Harbour will remain the principal port for the oil and gas […]

  • 23 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Port of New Bedford has submitted a $15 million TIGER grant for the 2017 round offered by the U.S. Department of Transportation, the City of New Bedford, Massachusetts, said in their latest announcement. The port is seeking funds to build 800 feet of additional bulkhead in the North Terminal and complete Phase V dredging. […]

  • 14 January 2013

    Despite the economic slowdown, the Port of Beirut is on a rapid expansion path, reports dailystar.com. Transportation Minister Ghazi Aridi said that as a new container terminal and quay approached completion, a new expansion is being planned. “During the upcoming few months, expansion works of quay number 16, which is 500 meters long, and a […]

  • 30 April 2012

    The Port of São Sebastião is planning a $1.34 billion expansion project to triple its size, BNamericas reports. The port said it has requested funding from the government and plans to turn itself into a regional port. It added that if the port gets government funding, it will start expansion works including the construction of […]

  • 8 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Port Infrastructure Development 2015 Conference will take place on September 1-3, in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. Focusing on every aspect of port development from expansion through to life extension, this event will deliver learning outcomes from the largest and most complex projects around the globe, discussing best practice planning, design, construction, delivery and asset management. […]

  • 18 December 2012

    African Minerals has decided to expand existing rail and port infrastructure at Pepel rather than develop a new port at Tagrin Point. This decision follows a scoping level review of expansion options as it continues to ramp up production at the Tonkolili iron ore mine in Sierra Leone. It says this will result in substantial […]

  • 4 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    Nordic Investment Bank (NIB) and the Municipality of Ystad in southern Sweden have inked a 25-year loan agreement worth EUR 48 million to finance the expansion of the city port. The expansion project will allow the port to take advantage of growing traffic volumes along the Ystad – Swinoujscie route and to handle larger vessels as well […]

  • 6 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Ministry of Construction, Transportation and Infrastructure of the Republic of Serbia has awarded contracts for the preparation of technical documentation for the expansion of the Danubian ports of Bogojevo and Prahovo to two consortia. The contract for the expansion of Bogojevo Port is worth $718,700, the infrastructure ministry said a notice posted on its […]

  • 5 June 2020
    Business development, Infrastructure, Ports & Logistics

    The Port of Vancouver has unveiled the latest update on the Centerm Expansion Project. According to the update, marine work in the water and on terminal will continue in June. Infilling is continuing this month at the northeast dyke and west end dykes 24 hours a day, six days a week (Monday to Saturday, with […]

  • 22 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) has announced that the Panama Canal Expansion project is now 96 percent complete. In line with this, ACP CEO/Administrator Jorge L. Quijano provided a next-step update at an industry event held last Friday in Panama City. “We are very close—only four percent remains to complete the project,” Quijano said. “An expansion […]

  • 17 February 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    With only few months left till the official opening of the expanded Panama Canal, the ACP (Panama Canal Authority) and Grupo Unidos por el Canal (GUPC) have just released their latest video on the expansion project. Panama Canal Expansion Project, also called the ‘Third Set of Locks Project‘, is the largest infrastructure project since the waterway’s original construction. When fully complete, […]

  • 19 May 2011

    It’s full steam ahead in the expansion planning department at the Port Kembla Coal Terminal – thanks to the coal boom. Expansion at the term… BY BEN LANGFORD (illawarramercury) [mappress] Source: illawarramercury, May 19, 2011;

  • 8 December 2009

    The expansion of the Panama Canal has prompted Cuba to fund the expansion and modernisation of its three main ports in collaboration with China and Venezuela… Source: Port Strategy, December 8, 2009;

  • 26 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Panama Canal Expansion is moving forward to achieve its goal of enhancing the waterway’s capacity in order to provide a better service to customers. To date, the Program registers a 60.4% progress. “The Panama Canal Expansion will enhance the value of the Panama route,” Panama Canal Administrator Jorge L. Quijano said. “We are focused […]