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  • 27 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners is scheduled to vote Monday, June 30, to name Jon W. Slangerup, a veteran corporate executive with extensive experience in global logistics and environmental technologies, as the Port of Long Beach’s new Chief Executive. With the pending expansion of the Panama Canal and the aftermath of the 2008 […]

  • 12 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    On Wednesday 25 September, the Western Basin Dredging| and Disposal Project (WBDDP) is inviting Gladstone locals to the final WBDDP community update BBQ to ask questions about dredging in the Gladstone harbour. For the last three decades, the expansion of port facilities and other industries has been planned to maintain a balance of industrial development, […]

  • 30 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    CHEC Wins Two Projects in Trinidad and Tobago On February 25, minister of trade, industry and investment of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago signed the business contract for the transshipment port and dry dock project and the Endeavour business development project in the country.   VIDEO: Van Oord 2013 Highlights Van Oord, the Netherlands based […]

  • 12 February 2010
    Project & Tenders

    Porto Novo, Cape Verde, 12 Feb – The first phase of refurbishment and expansion work on the port of Porto Novo is due to begin next May, the chief executive of national ports management company, Enapor, Jorge Pimenta Rodrigues said in Santo Antão. [mappress] Source: Macauhub, February 12, 2010;

  • 18 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    Yesterday, Brig. Gen. C. David Turner toured a dredge with other USACE representatives, including Col. Alan M. Dodd, Jacksonville District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers commander, while learning about the Miami Harbor expansion project. Located in the heart of downtown Miami, PortMiami is the second largest revenue producing department in Miami-Dade County. It is expected […]

  • 12 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Tanzania Ports Authority (TPA) and China Harbor Engineering Company Ltd (CHEC) have signed a $154 million contract for the Dar es Salaam port expansion program. Under this capital development scheme, which will be implemented in the next three years, berths No 1-7 will be strengthened and deepened to 15.5 meters. The upgrading of the berths will […]

  • 11 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Panama Canal expansion recorded another milestone yesterday by completing the transfer of the last eight gates that operate the new Pacific locks. The transits began on October 22 to move all eight gates through the waterway aboard a barge from the Atlantic temporary dock to the Pacific, assisted by Panama Canal tugs. This last gate […]

  • 23 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    The construction of a second container terminal at JadeWeserPort, approximately 2 kilometers to the north, is not only technically realizable, but also economically prudent in the medium term. This is the key finding of a feasibility study begun at the end of 2013 on behalf of Container Terminal Wilhelmshaven JadeWeserPort Marketing GmbH & Co. KG. […]

  • 23 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    With the theme “Planning for the future: Challenges and Opportunities“, this week’s Mid-Atlantic Waterways Conference was great place for professionals from the government and industry to meet and discuss the future of the maritime community.  While many of the issues discussed are common across all segments of the national maritime community, many topics were uniquely […]

  • 22 May 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

     Airobotics, the Israeli startup that built the world’s first fully automated drone, announced today its partnership with Shapir-Ashtrom to survey the construction of Haifa’s new seaport – Gulf Port. With this collaboration, Airobotics is implementing the first technology of its kind for industrial spaces, and is working closely with Israel’s construction and civil engineering […]

  • 10 May 2010

    Hambantota District MP, Namal Rajapaksa and several newly appointed members of the new parliament made an extensive inspection visit at the… [mappress] Source: dailymirror, May 10, 2010;

  • 7 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Kingston Harbor dredging scheme, undertaken by concessionaire Kingston Freeport Terminal Limited (KFTL), is now 50% complete, according to the minister without portfolio in the Ministry of Economic Growth and Job Creation, Dr Horace Chang. Dr Chang said that the works to upgrade the capacity of the KCT’s South Terminal at Gordon Cay, with the main […]

  • 3 September 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 […]

  • 8 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Lerwick Harbour has again demonstrated its deep-water capacity and capabilities, this time by simultaneously accommodating two giant support vessels and the successful offloading of a 10,000 tonne subsea oil storage tank, destined for west of the Shetland Islands. The sheltered port’s facilities and proximity to the Solan Field, being developed by Premier Oil 90 kilometres […]

  • 6 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Dredging & Port Expansion Africa 2013 conference, hosted in Durban, is approaching. This conference, scheduled for 11-14 February, 2013, is the only event of its kind on the African continent, and is the essential gathering of maintenance and capital dredging and port construction and development thought-leaders from around the continent and the world. At […]

  • 8 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Major dredging works combined with fine summer weather has helped boost visitor numbers at Hafan Pwllheli marina in North Wales. In the last few months the marina has welcomed nearly 1000 boats from all over the UK and Europe. The final phase of the work to dredge the marina basin and main channel was completed […]

  • 13 May 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Four Konecranes Super Post Panamax STS cranes are on their way to the Port of Savannah, Georgia, operated by the Georgia Ports Authority (GPA). The cranes are part of an order that Konecranes received in 2011. In addition to the four STS cranes, the order included 20 Konecranes Rubber Tired Gantry (RTG) cranes that have […]

  • 24 July 2012

    Minister of Industry, Investment and Commerce, Hon. Anthony Hylton, says the proposed global transshipment and logistics hub is the lynch pin of the country’s long-term growth strategy. He argued that in this the 50th year of Independence, and coming from a period of anemic economic growth, Jamaica needs an economic transformation. The Minister was speaking […]

  • 4 December 2014
    Business & Finance

      The Australian Marine Conservation Society (AMCS) has today expressed concern that the new dredging and dumping plans for Abbot Point are being fast tracked and could be approved by Christmas. Felicity Wishart, AMCS Great Barrier Reef campaign director, said it was reprehensible that such a dangerous and risky development in a precious area right […]

  • 23 February 2012

    His Excellency Sultan Ahmed bin Sulayem, Chairman, DP World, underlined the importance of DP World Caucedo in serving the wider Caribbean region as a hub port as he concluded his tour of the company’s marine terminals in South America with a visit to the Dominican Republic terminal. Mr Bin Sulayem was accompanied on his tour […]

  • 18 March 2010

    The Colombo Port Expansion Project (CPEP) launched by the Government is in progress under the two phases the project was planned.The total estimated cost of construction of harbour Infrastructure works is US$ 330 million while the first South Container Terminal will be constructed under BOT terms… [mappress] Source:dailynews,March 18,2010;

  • 14 June 2012

    APM Terminals announces the appointment of Mr. Ben Vree to the position of Chief Executive Officer of the Europe Region, effective 13 June 2012. As Europe’s Regional CEO, based in Rotterdam, Mr. Vree will lead a business that encompasses: • A combined container volume of 6,737,000 (Equity weighted) TEUs in 2011, representing 36% of total […]

  • 26 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration (MARAD) released a study on shipping patterns and industry costs that will help the United States prepare for the anticipated impact on its ports, waterways and intermodal freight systems from the Panama Canal expansion. The expansion of the Panama Canal, scheduled for completion in 2015, will give much […]

  • 7 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The expansion and development of the Sugarloaf Wharf (Te Kouma) and the development of inner harbor facilities closer to Coromandel Town are two work strands within the Coromandel Harbor Facilities Project, announced Thames-Coromandel District Council. “At the Sugarloaf we need to resolve land ownership title for reclaimed land and that will need iwi input and consultation,” […]

  • 30 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    News of Adani’s precarious financial position in The Financial Review calls into question how environmental conditions attached to the Abbot Point coal port expansion approval will be funded. “It’s incredibly concerning that not only do the Abbot Point offsets appear impossible to achieve and are unlikely to be enforced but there might not even be […]

  • 19 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    The British Columbia’s Port of Prince Rupert and DP World have marked a historic milestone as Fairview Container Terminal handled its millionth container (TEU) for the first time in a calendar year.  On December 18th, the millionth TEU was loaded onto the COSCO Africa with ILWU members and supply chain partners on hand to celebrate. […]