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  • 15 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Eight years have passed since the beginning of works on the Panama Canal Expansion Program, the largest infrastructure project since the waterway’s original construction. The Expansion Program – which will create a new lane of traffic along the canal through the construction of a new set of locks, increasing the waterway’s capacity – is nearing its completion and is […]

  • 2 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The Panama Canal Expansion Program continues to rapidly progress and at the moment, this capital development scheme is about 93% completed. The massive expansion program will create a new lane of traffic along the canal through the construction of a new set of locks, increasing the waterway’s capacity. The filling of the fourth phase of the Pacific […]

  • 19 November 2010

    Ultracargo concentrate its activities in the liquid bulk storage business, a segment in which it has a leading position and will continue to seek opportunities to leverage the benefits of a growing demand for logistics infrastructure in Brazil. In October 2010, Ultracargo announced the expansion of the storage capacity of its terminal in Santos by […]

  • 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 July 2020
    Authorities & Government, Infrastructure, Ports & Logistics

    Glavgosexpertiza (Russia’s Main Department of State Expertise) recently approved the design documentation for reconstruction of the access canal to the Port of Sabetta aimed to ensure safe shipping and approved expansion of the transit passage in 2020-2030. The access canal to the port of Sabetta was built and put into operation in 2019 to ensure […]

  • 29 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The President of Ghana, John Dramani Mahama, recently paid a brief working visit to the Takoradi Port to acquaint himself with the progress of the expansion works after cutting the sod late last year. The Director-General of the Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority (GPHA), Mr. Richard A. Y. Anamoo, hosted the president and showed him […]

  • 23 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    In partnership with the City of Scottsboro, Goose Pond Colony Resort has undergone a $2 million marina expansion. The first phase of this expansion, set to be wrapped up this spring, brought one new dock with 44 new slips and the dredging of the marina entrance for easy access. “The marina expansion and other improvements […]

  • 29 September 2020
    Infrastructure

    Aberdeen Harbor Board has awarded two contracts for rock removal and revetment work for the Aberdeen South Harbour expansion project to Van Oord. Last week, Van Oord’s backhoe Razende Bol joined backhoe Goliath at the project site in Scotland. The Harbor expansion project is the largest marine infrastructure project underway in the United Kingdom. “We […]

  • 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 […]

  • 28 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    PSA Panama International Terminal (PSA Panama) held a groundbreaking ceremony two days ago to commemorate the expansion works for Phase 2 of its container terminal located on the west bank of the Panama Canal. The ceremony was graced by the President of Panama His Excellency Juan Carlos Varela, Mr Jorge Barakat, Administrator of the Panama Maritime Authority (AMP) and […]

  • 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 […]

  • 26 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Less than 24 hours after Germany’s Deutsche Bank ruled out lending to the controversial Abbot Point coal port expansion on the Great Barrier Reef, major international bank HSBC has followed suit, with Group Chief Executive Stuart Gulliver stating it “would be extraordinarily unlikely to go anywhere near” the project. “Abbot Point is crucial to the […]

  • 6 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Norfolk Dredging of Chesapeake, Virginia, last Friday won a $9.65 million Craney Island Eastward Expansion contract. The contract – awarded by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Norfolk District – calls for the mechanical dredging of the top layer of soil material, including debris, to a depth of 4 feet below the mudline within a portion […]

  • 1 August 2012

    The International Finance Corporation (IFC) is considering a loan which would fund over half of Gujarat Pipavav Port Ltd’s (GPPL) new expansion project. According to the Business Standard, the IFC is considering a US$170m loan to part fund the proposed US$303m expansion project. This development project will include building a new liquid cargo berth, expansion […]

  • 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 […]

  • 23 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Lerwick Port Authority has awarded a construction contract for the latest expansion of the harbors facilities in a project costing a total of £16.5 million (approx $26.5 mln) and which will benefit the fishing and oil sectors. The new jetty at Holmsgarth North will provide deeper berthing and more working area for the fishing fleet, […]

  • 24 February 2014

    Olaf Lies, Minister of Economic Affairs, Labour and Traffic of Lower Saxony, as well as Dr. Andreas Schmidt and Hans-Peter Zint, the managing directors of Cuxport, today signed a Memorandum of Understanding for the construction of Berth 4 on the Cuxport terminal in Cuxhaven. After the implementation of the project, in the spring of 2017, […]

  • 5 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Efforts to expand the Port of New Orleans container terminal are well underway. The Port NOLA is a deep-draft multipurpose facility at the center of the world’s busiest port system — Louisiana’s Lower Mississippi River. The new Mississippi River Intermodal Terminal is taking shape within the terminal, which will result in a modern and efficient intermodal container transfer […]

  • 12 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Dredging Today has put together a recap of the most interesting articles from the previous week (April 6 – 12).   VIDEO: Dredger Oranje in South Korea Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. launched this month the second edition of its magazine ‘Creating New HORIZONS’. In the publication, Boskalis highlighted a number of fascinating projects, including the expansion of the […]

  • 5 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Virginia, one of the few deep water ports on the East Coast, is entering into a period of historic capital investment and infrastructure expansion. In order to attract companies specializing in the construction, engineering and architectural trades, the port will today, November 5th 2015, hold a “Construction Contractors’ Open House” at the Half Moone […]

  • 8 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders, Technology

    The third shipment of four gates for the new locks of the Panama Canal Expansion has arrived to the Atlantic entrance of the waterway. The four gates were delivered on Sunday by the Post-Panamax vessel Xia Zhi Yuan 6, owned by COSCO Ocean Shipping. The shipment began its journey from Trieste, Italy on August 17 […]

  • 23 July 2012

    Port operator Gujarat Pipapav Port Ltd (GPPL) may get a loan of up to $170 million from International Finance Corporation (IFC), the private sector investment arm of the World Bank, reports vccircle.com. GPPL is considering expansion of the Pipavav Port’s current facilities in two phases. All facilities will be located within existing premises and port […]

  • 6 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    International Container Terminal Services, Inc. (ICTSI) has initiated the second phase expansion of its Matadi Gateway Terminal (MGT), located 92 miles upstream on the left bank of the Congo River, Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). The Phase 2 expansion will more than double MGT’s existing annual throughput capacity to 400,000TEU/yr. “The expansion of MGT […]

  • 21 January 2013

    Jamaica’s government plans to commence dredging program at the Kingston Harbour in the third quarter of this year, according to Foreign Minister AJ Nicholson. The Foreign Minister, who was responding to questions from Opposition Senator Kavan Gayloe about the development and expansion of the Kingston Container Terminal, said discussions were proceeding with “two overseas institutions,” […]

  • 21 March 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

      Caterpillar Inc. announced today a new expansion project for the company’s manufacturing facility in Xuzhou, China. Once completed in 2016, it will increase hydraulic excavator production at Caterpillar Xuzhou Limited (CXL) by an additional 80 percent. Caterpillar also announced plans today to begin production of wheeled excavators at CXL beginning in early 2014, further […]