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  • 14 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Lindø Port of Odense – working on a project that will expand the wide fairway leading to the port – has just released the fairway expansion – dredging tender. According to the port, this tender relates to the extension of the approx. 6.5 km fairway from Gabet to Lindo. Under the project, named Fairway expansion – Lite 150, […]

  • 21 August 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Vancouver Fraser Port Authority has released a new update about the port’s Centerm Expansion Project and South Shore Access Project. According to the update, this month, the port authority will begin demolition of portions of the east side of Burrard dock wharf to make room for the eastern expansion of the terminal and a new […]

  • 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 […]

  • 13 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    The President of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), Luis Alberto Moreno, visited the construction site of the new locks in Colon province, in the Atlantic, where he observed the progress Panama Canal Expansion works. Moreno, accompanied by IDB delegates, is in Panama to participate in the Fifty-Fourth Annual Meeting of the Board of Governors which […]

  • 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 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    As part of his ‘Changing Lives and Transforming Ghana’ tour of the Western Region, John Dramani Mahama, President of Ghana, recently inspected the Albert Bosomtwi-Sam Fishing Harbor expansion project in Sekondi, Ghana News Agency reports. Mr Richard Anamoo, the Director-General of the Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority (GPHA), who briefed the President on the expansion works, said that the estimated […]

  • 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;

  • 31 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    In a special ceremony at Jebel Ali, DP World Chairman H.E. Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem has formally overseen the installation of the last of the 2752 65 ton blocks that make up the foundation of the extended quay wall of the 1 million TEU (twenty foot equivalent container units) expansion of Jebel Ali Container Terminal […]

  • 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 […]

  • 21 December 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Panama Canal Expansion Program is the largest project at the canal since its original construction. 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 vessels that can carry up to 5,000 […]

  • 3 September 2013

    Auckland Council has rejected plans by Ports of Auckland to expand its operations further into the Waitemata harbour. Speaking at the end of a three-day council meeting to discuss the Unitary Plan for Auckland, an effective blueprint for future development of the city, Mayor Len Brown acknowledged the port’s expansion plans were “the most contentious […]

  • 7 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    Denmark’s Hanstholm Havn has invited bidders to submit their offers for the construction works related to the expansion of the Port of Hanstholm. Due to the high level of activity in and around the port, a new development plan is in the works, Hanstholm Havn said. “The expansion of the port, including basins, hinterland, quay […]

  • 8 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Panama Canal Expansion is the largest project at the Canal since its original construction. 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 vessels that can carry up to 5,000 TEUs. […]

  • 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 […]

  • 21 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    In another major milestone for the Panama Canal Expansion Program, the electro-mechanical installation phase, one of the most important of the project, has begun with the installation of the first steel rolling gate at the Atlantic side.  “This year, the Expansion Program completed several milestones towards the completion of the project,” said Panama Canal Administrator […]

  • 20 June 2012

    Cargo volumes through Kenya’s Mombasa port are expected to rise in coming months, reports Reuters. Handling capacity of the port tripled following its expansion to accept bigger vessels. On Tuesday MV Jolly Peria visited Mombasa port. Since the port’s expansion, the total throughput rose to about 20 million tonnes in 2011 from 18.9 million tonnes […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 18 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    VolkerBrooks has successfully fabricated and delivered 190 tonnes of twin Rectangular Hollow Section (RHS) wailings, to assist with the extension of berth 9 at the Port of Felixstowe. To help provide structural support to the port’s newly piled quay wall, VolkerBrooks’ in house steel fabrication team prepped and butt welded 66 50mm thick end plates […]

  • 7 August 2012

    According to the ROC Council for Economic Planning and Development (CEPD), the Taiwan’s international ports are set for large-scale expansion under a five-year program. “The project will play a key role in the sustainable development of the facilities by significantly increasing operating capabilities and extending economic reach,” a CEPD official said. The plan will add […]

  • 23 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Mr Lee Hsien Loong, the Prime Minister of Singapore, officially opened the PSA Singapore Terminals’ (PSA) latest Pasir Panjang Terminal (PPT) Phases 3 and 4 development today. The S$3.5 billion project, with almost 6,000 meters of quay length and up to 18 meters draft, is specifically designed to serve the next generation of mega container ships. […]

  • 10 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Panama Canal Administrator Jorge L. Quijano discussed with maritime industry leaders the impact of the Expansion and the role it will play in trade between Asia and Latin America. “We believe the expanded Canal will have a significant impact in many segments of the market,” Quijano said during his presentation in Sea Asia 2013 held […]

  • 29 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    Port of Townsville announced this morning that the construction works on the port expansion program could start next year after the Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the project was approved by the Queensland Coordinator-General. The EIS included comprehensive scientific assessments and consultation processes to address key issues, and the conditions placed on the Coordinator-General’s approval […]

  • 16 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The second round of public consultation as part of the application review phase of the Vancouver Fraser Port Authority’s proposed Centerm Expansion Project started yesterday, May 15. According to the port, the public consultation period is open until June 2, 2017. During the Review Phase – Round 2 – public will have opportunity to learn more […]

  • 12 August 2009

    The investment in the port could transform the city – and Italy. At the end of this year, despite the global economic crisis, Taranto will be in a position to handle 800,000 containers a year, which could grow to 6-7 million or more if… More: Asia Times

  • 14 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    In little over one 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, according to the Panama Canal Authority (ACP). The project was initially […]