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  • 30 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dragflow, an Italian manufacturer of heavy duty pumps and complete dredging equipment, is continuing the development of new products addressing the changing needs of dredging industry. As 2015 is nearing its end, we took the opportunity to speak with Mr. Roberto Martinelli, Dragflow Director, about the company’s 2015 business highlights, achievements and plans for the […]

  • 26 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Port Metro Vancouver, with DP World Vancouver, is continuing to develop preliminary design options for an expansion of Centerm, a container terminal in the inner harbor of Burrard Inlet. The project will include a westward extension of the terminal container storage yard, an elevated parking structure, extension of the rail yard, rehabilitation of Ballantyne Pier, and reconfiguration of […]

  • 19 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Seven years had passed since the inauguration of the Panama Canal Expansion Program and the project continues forward at full speed.  The countdown for the completion of the expansion is on where every component, every cubic meter of excavated and dredged rock bring this mega-project closer to the launch phase. Works on the Panama Canal Expansion, […]

  • 5 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The capital expansion project is currently underway at Mallorca’s Port Andratx. The Balearic Government Port Authority approved this development scheme in December 2014. The seven new superyacht berths will help meet growing demand from the many wealthy individuals who flock to this southwest Mallorca resort. “These new berths, which range between 26 and 30 meters, are […]

  • 29 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Currently at 93.1% completion, the Panama Canal Expansion Program continues to rapidly progress. This month, the filling of the fourth phase of the Pacific Access Channel (PAC-4) began, bringing Culebra Cut one step closer to connecting with the new Pacific-facing locks. The new channel is 6.1 kilometers long and 218 meters wide, and it is […]

  • 18 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    The largest infrastructure project since the waterway’s original construction, the Panama Canal Expansion Program, will soon become a reality. With the project 93% completed, the Panama Canal Expansion has reached its final stretch. The massive Expansion Program will create a new lane of traffic along the Canal through the construction of a new set of locks, increasing […]

  • 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 […]

  • 3 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    As Governor Jay Inslee begins a nine-day trip to South Korea and Japan, the Alliance for NW Jobs & Exports urged him to make increased export capacity – particularly the pending construction of terminals in Bellingham and Longview – a vital part of the trip’s itinerary. “In his own words announcing the trip, the governor […]

  • 28 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A major beach expansion is moving ahead in Galveston, representing the largest sand nourishment project to take place on the Texas Gulf Coast this summer. The project will use 725,000 cubic yards of sand dredged from the Galveston Ship Channel to create 20 blocks of additional beach along the island’s seawall between 61st and 81st streets. […]

  • 19 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Panama Canal Expansion Program August 2015 progress update has been just released. The Expansion Program, largest infrastructure project since the waterway’s original construction, 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 new locks will have three chambers, water-saving basins, […]

  • 7 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    As the largest customer of the Suez Canal with more than 1,400 transits in 2014, the Maersk Group has welcomed the expansion of the Suez Canal and the advantages it entails. Egypt has all through the 20th and 21st century acted as the bridge between Europe and Asia thereby enabling global trade and growth. From […]

  • 28 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The first-ever Panama Canal Expansion is a vision that will soon become a reality. With the project 91% completed, the Panama Canal Expansion has reached its final stretch. 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 […]

  • 21 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The latest update for the largest infrastructure project since the waterway’s original construction, the Panama Canal Expansion Program, has been just released. 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 new locks will have three chambers, […]

  • 9 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A tender to select consultant who will conduct studies and design for the third phase of the Port of Salalah expansion project has been released by the Oman’s Ministry of Transport and Communications. According to the Ministry, the selected consultant will conduct a study on the third phase expansion and will design the expansion program. The tender documents […]

  • 2 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    The European Commission has found that public funding of €270 million to build a new cross‑Channel terminal in the Port of Calais is in line with EU state aid rules. The new infrastructure furthers EU transport policy objectives without unduly distorting competition in the internal market. The EU Commissioner for Competiton Ms Margrethe Vestager, welcomed the decision: […]

  • 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. […]

  • 18 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A new video has just been released on the Panama Canal Expansion Program, the largest infrastructure project since the waterway’s original construction. The 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 new locks will have three chambers, water-saving […]

  • 9 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    GEI Consultants, Inc., a company involved in geotechnical, environmental, water resources, and ecological science and engineering, has expanded staff and client services with the hiring of three employees in the coastal practice. Sam Merrill, Ph.D., Jonathan Lockman, AICP, and Alexander Gray have joined the firm from Catalysis Adaptation Partners, a consulting firm founded by Dr. […]

  • 8 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Ron Lemieux, Minister of Tourism, Culture, Heritage, Sport and Consumer Protection and Ted Falk, Member of Parliament for Provencher, were joined last week by Mayor Jackie Hunt, of RM of Ritchot, to officially kick off the St. Adolphe East Dike Expansion project. “The Province of Manitoba has made flood protection a high priority,” said Minister Lemieux. […]

  • 5 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    The first of Port of Tauranga’s new-build tugs arrived today after a 30 day delivery voyage from Hong Kong. The Tai Pari and her sister vessel Tai Timu were built to the Port’s specifications by Cheoy Lee of Hong Kong. The Tai Timu is scheduled to arrive at Tauranga at the end of June. The tug […]

  • 29 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Lt. Gen. Thomas Bostick, commander of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, visited the Port of Savannah on Thursday, for an update on the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project. “The SHEP will create economic opportunity not only across Georgia, but throughout the Southeast,” said Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal. “We’re grateful for our federal partners and their […]

  • 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 […]

  • 25 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    A donor conference, aimed to raise money needed for the improvements of Mombasa Port, was held last Friday, May 22nd, in Mombasa with JICA, Development Bank of South Africa, AfDB, DFID, the World Bank, the EU Delegation to Kenya and USAID taking the part. The conference, organized by TradeMark East Africa (TMEA) together with the Government of Kenya and the National Treasury, showed highest priority […]

  • 19 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Studies for an environmental impact statement will begin today for the proposed expansion of one of Queensland’s major coal export facilities, Abbot Point near Bowen. State Development Minister Dr Anthony Lynham said the assessment was the next stage in the expansion, which is needed for proposed coal mines in the Galilee Basin. Construction for the […]

  • 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 […]

  • 18 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The largest infrastructure project since the waterway’s original construction, the Panama Canal Expansion Program 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 new locks will have three chambers, water-saving basins, lateral filling and emptying system & rolling gates. The […]