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  • 27 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Esbjerg expansion scheme is progressing according to schedule, the port said in its latest project update. The expansion project, which started in January 2017, includes an extension of the existing Libra Quay with a new mooring pier and the establishment of two new Ro-Ro ramps. Sheet piling and foundation work is in […]

  • 15 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) signed a loan agreement with the Cambodian Government last week for providing a Japanese ODA loan of up to 23.502 billion yen ($212 million) for the Sihanoukville Port New Container Terminal Development Project. The project will develop a new container terminal and improve the cargo handling capacity at Sihanoukville […]

  • 17 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has welcomed news that Scottish Enterprise will contribute £11.7 million towards Aberdeen Harbor’s £350 million expansion, supporting the creation of 2,300 jobs by 2026. SE funding is in addition to support from the European Investment Bank, which is providing a loan of up to £175 million, and support of up […]

  • 12 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Lerwick Port Authority said in its latest release that the biggest expansion yet to service port users at their harbor is officially opened today. The £16.5 million quay will be named Mair’s Pier by Shetland MSP Tavish Scott when he unveils a new sign before invited guests, including port users, stakeholders and others. “Lerwick […]

  • 29 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Naantali, located in the south-west of Finland, has started a construction work to extend an existing quay from 178 to 228 meters in order to create additional vessel handling infrastructure, the shipping operator Finnlines Plc said in its latest release.  According to the announcement, “this will support Finnlines’ plans to expand its traffic between […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 20 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The Panama Canal Expansion project is now 94% completed, with the progress of the third set of locks being 95% completed. 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 […]

  • 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. […]

  • 9 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    The 2nd East Africa Port Expansion Conference is set to take place from 21-23 March 2018 in Mombasa, Kenya, reports the event organizer IQPC. East African ports are undergoing massive expansion in order to meet growing global trade demands. New projects include port infrastructure development, dredging operations, rail link construction and upgrade of terminal operating […]

  • 27 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    Thousands of jobs are one step closer after the Queensland Government lodged the final Environmental Impact Statement with the Commonwealth for dredging and construction works at Abbot Point coal port. State Development Minister, Dr Anthony Lynham, said that the final decision on the port’s development now lay in the hands of the Commonwealth Government. “Expansion […]

  • 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, […]

  • 3 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Gothenburg, the largest port in Scandinavia, is set to expand with the construction of a new terminal at the outer port area. The terminal will be built using dredging spoils and is expected to be completed at some point after 2020. The Land and Environment Court has granted the Port of Gothenburg […]

  • 6 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Maryland Port Administration will be holding a public information meeting for the proposed expansion of the Cox Creek Dredge Material Containment Facility on March 10th 2015. Expansion at the Cox Creek Dredged Material Containment Facility is needed as the Port of Baltimore prepares to receive larger container vessels. The existing area has a capacity of […]

  • 17 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    “Europa Platform: an opportunity of investment in the Mediterranean sea logistic” was the title of the yesterday’s conference aimed at presenting the Port of Livorno expansion project. The event introduced the project to the European Commission, European Port Associations, European Community Shipowner’s Association, Federation of EU Private Port Operators, other private parties and informed potential investors […]

  • 10 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency, together with its partners, is working on the Leigh expansion and Hildenborough embankments scheme aimed to reduce the risk of flooding to homes and businesses in Tonbridge and Hildenborough. The scheme – being delivered by the EA in partnership with Kent County Council, Tonbridge and Malling Borough Council and the South East […]

  • 7 January 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Adani Ports & SEZ Ltd (APSEZL), part of the Adani Group, has announced a plan to expand its existing terminal Adani International Container Terminal Private Limited (AICTPL) at its flagship Mundra port. The expansion of AICTPL will position Mundra as the major transshipment hub in the country providing congestion free and cost effective solution, Adani said […]

  • 22 June 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Jan De Nul Group has just released a video about the PSA terminal development project in Panama. According to JDN, the company is currently expanding the PSA terminal. The project includes dredging and excavation of 4 million m³ of material, as well as the construction of an 800-meter quay wall. Located on the western bank of […]

  • 10 December 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Works are continuing on the Centerm Expansion Project and South Shore Access Project in Vancouver (BC), informs the Vancouver Fraser Port Authority. As reported, dredging and infilling to create new land to the east of Centerm will continue up to 24 hours a day, 7 days a week with a small exception—crews will take a […]