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  • 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 […]

  • 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. […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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. […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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;

  • 5 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    ADPC has announced an AED 17M investment for Marfa Port, for the first phase development of the port infrastructure and maritime leisure facilities for the local community. The port is at the north end of Marfa city with direct water access to the Gulf, in the Al Gharbia region, 125 km west of Abu Dhabi. […]

  • 31 July 2013

    Ennore Port Ltd in Tamil Nadu received 11 initial bids from private groups for the USD 210 million Ennore Port expansion program. Ennore Port is situated on the East Coast of India about 20 km north of Chennai Port along the coastline, in the State of Tamil Nadu. Ennore Port is the first Corporatised Major […]

  • 17 December 2012

    Région Bretagne has announced tender for the expansion program at the Port of Brest. This tender involves: – The clean-up of the site in accordance with environmental standards with regard to its future use; – Soil stabilisation compressible Ha of 19 to a value approaching to date 4 T / m2; – Construction of a […]

  • 7 August 2012

    The Rp 22.6 trillion ($2.4 billion) expansion of Tanjung Priok Port in North Jakarta is facing delays, according to thejakartaglobe.com. A senior executive at state port operator Pelindo II said: „These delays are because of the failure of the Transportation Ministry to issue concession permits.“ About the project The Kalibaru project will involve the construction […]

  • 20 March 2014

    The $35 million in additional port deepening funds proposed by Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal has been approved by the state legislature and now awaits the governor’s signature. Along with previous funding, Georgia has now allocated $266 million, fulfilling the state’s portion of the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project (SHEP). “Lawmakers across Georgia recognize that improving the […]

  • 18 February 2014

    The European Union will co-finance with €3.9 million from the TEN-T Programme a project to extend one of the terminals and renew the intermodal infrastructure of the northern Italian Port of Genoa. The project, which was selected for funding under the 2012 TEN-T Annual Call, concerns works aimed at adapting the Port’s infrastructure to larger […]

  • 3 February 2014

    Dover Harbour Board announced that it will pursue a major opportunity acting as a catalyst for the regeneration of Dover. Discussion on the vision commenced at the Port and Community Forum which was independently chaired. Having successfully achieved Government approval in 2012 to develop the Western Docks, the Board plans to seize the opportunity to […]

  • 9 March 2012

    Expansion and modernization of the Port of Praia is expected to be completed in May 2013 under a project funded by a 200 million-euro line of credit provided by Portugal, reports Cape Verdean newspaper Expresso das Ilhas. Portuguese construction consortium Somague/MSF/Etermar will carry out the second phase of work at a cost of 72 million […]

  • 29 May 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A detailed business case for the upcoming Channel Capacity Upgrade, which is Stage 1 of the $1.64 billion Townsville Port Expansion Project, has been prepared for consideration by the Queensland Government. The business case delivers on the first major commitment under the Port City initiative of the Townsville City Deal, and a summary of the […]

  • 30 June 2011

    Plans are underway to expand the port limits of Walvis Bay in the few weeks to come, once the new boundary is published in the Official… By Floris Steenkamp (informante) [mappress] Source: informante, June 30, 2011

  • 2 November 2011

    State owned firm National Oil Corporation of Kenya ( NOCK) has made initial steps towards constructing a jetty at the port of Mombasa… (businessdailyafrica) [mappress] Source: businessdailyafrica, November 2, 2011;

  • 8 April 2011

    The Dampier Port Authority says plans to expand the port still need funding approval from the Western Australian Government before they… (abc) [mappress] Source: abc, April 8, 2011