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  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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. […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 September 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) has met with the Japanese Shipowners Association (JSA) and several car manufacturers in Japan, as part of the ongoing discussions with the vehicle carrier segment on the Expansion Program’s progress and future toll structure upon its completion. During the meetings, the Panama Canal provided an update on the Expansion Program […]

  • 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. […]

  • 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 […]

  • 14 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    The five international financial institutions partially financing the Panama Canal Expansion Program traveled to Panama last week to see the 96.6 percent progress made thus far. During their three-day visit to the Canal, representatives were guided through the Agua Clara and Cocoli locks, as well as the fourth phase of the Pacific Access Channel (PAC-4). […]

  • 15 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Konecranes has received an order for four Rubber Tyred Gantry (RTG) cranes from Branch Damietta Container & Cargo Handling Company in Egypt. This Konecranes equipment will include high-performance 16-wheel RTGs with a lifting capacity of 40 tons, a stacking height of 1-over-5, and a stacking width of 7 plus truck lane wide. Admiral Mohamed Saad […]

  • 7 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Power management company Eaton today announced it was awarded an additional $5.2 million contract to provide critical electrical installation services for the Panama Canal Expansion Program. Eaton’s contract was awarded by Grupo Unidos por el Canal, SA (GUPC), the contractor responsible for the design and construction of the third set of locks of the expansion […]

  • 27 November 2012

    A concrete decision about the Salalah Port expansion plan will be introduced next year, according to Peter Ford, Chief Executive Officer of Salalah Port Services. Mr. Ford stated: “We have seen a growth of around 15 pct till the third quarter of this year. If we can expect that again on a regular basis, we […]

  • 12 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Aqaba Container Terminal (ACT), the Red Sea gateway to Jordan and beyond, commemorated the successful completion of the first part of its berth expansion, adding 200 meters of new quay and two new STS cranes and four Rubber Tire Gantry cranes (RTGs). Participants in the ceremony included ACT’s chairman and Aqaba Special Economic Zone Authority […]

  • 22 December 2011

    Cargill and Rubis Terminals have signed a lease agreement with the Port of Rotterdam Authority for the expansion of their site by 2.8 and 4.4 hectares respectively. The site, on Welplaatweg, is currently leased by their joint ‘neighbour’ Evonik. This company will have ceased all operations by the end of 2012 and will hand over […]

  • 29 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) has announced a key milestone in the Expansion Program, with the installation of the sixteenth and final gate for the new locks on the Pacific side of the Canal. The installation process began yesterday, April 28, at 12:00 PM (Panama Time) on the south end of the Canal’s Pacific locks, […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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. […]

  • 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 […]

  • 22 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    North Queensland Bulk Ports Corporation (NQBP) General Manager Engineering and Development, Dr Rochelle Macdonald, said that the contracts for repair works on all three breakwaters at the port are now finalized. “Local Mackay business CJD Investments (NQ) Pty Ltd are the contractors for the Southern Breakwater repair works and we look forward to this important […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]