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  • 1 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) this week 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 final gate is one of the heaviest and weighs 4,232 tons, or roughly 8.5 million pounds. It measures 57.6 […]

  • 29 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Wencai Zhang, the Vice Chairman of the Asian Development Bank (ADB), recently inspected the Colombo Port Expansion Project, according to news360.lk. During this visit, Priyath Bandu Wickrama, the SLPA Chairman, explained the ongoing development work in the Colombo Port. Colombo International Container Terminals Ltd. started these expansion works in December 2011. With an envisaged investment […]

  • 15 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Fortescue Metals Group Ltd today celebrates the completion of a US$2.4 billion expansion of its port facilities in Port Hedland. WA Treasurer and Minister for Transport Troy Buswell will officially open Fortescue’s fourth berth at Herb Elliott Port, which represents the last major component of an expansion that has lifted Fortescue’s export capacity to 155 […]

  • 22 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Wilmington District’s multi-functional debris vessel SNELL is in Florida providing support to the Jackson District’s Jacksonville Harbor Expansion Project. The crew of the SNELL is working with Jacksonville District Geotechical Engineers to gather sediment samples for an environmental assessment for widening the harbor.   Onboard the SNELL is a […]

  • 3 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    On February 27, the preliminary field investigation of Abidjan Port Expansion Project officially commenced. This project is the largest port construction program in Cote d’Ivoire at the moment. On January 11, 2013, CHEC and Cote d’Ivoire signed the EPC business agreement with a contract amount of over USD 0.9 billion. This development project will include […]

  • 22 March 2013

    In a visit to the Port of Savannah, Panama’s Minister for Canal Affairs Roberto Roy described progress on the canal expansion, and heard the latest news on deepening the Savannah Harbor to 47 feet. “With the historic expansion of the Panama Canal nearing completion, I applaud Georgia for making the improvement of its port infrastructure […]

  • 24 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Port Arthur is ready to hold mandatory pre-bid conference for the port’s Berth 5 Expansion Project. The conference will take place on Wednesday, May 3rd 2017 (beginning at 10:00 a.m.) at the Port Arthur International Seafarers’ Center. According to the port, the conference is organized to discuss various aspects of the Berth 5 Expansion Project, including furnishing of all materials, equipment, […]

  • 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 […]

  • 1 May 2012

    PT Hutchison Ports Indonesia (HPI) has announced that it plans to invest US$100 million in the expansion of the Jakarta International Container Terminal (JICT) in Tanjung Priok, North Jakarta, reports Port Technology. The $100 million expansion project will increase the capacity of JICT to 2.8 million TEU and the neighboring Koja Terminal to 1 million […]

  • 17 January 2012

    Thousands of workers at the site of a major expansion project on the Panama Canal have stopped work to demand payment of back wages and…   (news) [mappress] Source: news, January 17, 2012; Image: pancanal

  • 21 July 2011

    India’s largest port operator Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT) has embarked on an expansion spree of mammoth proportions. And things have… (moneycontrol) [mappress] Source: moneycontrol., July 21, 2011;

  • 31 August 2011

    BHP Billiton has approved a further US$367 million (BHP Billiton share) investment for the third stage of development of the Newcastle Coal Infrastructure Group’s (NCIG) coal handling facility in Newcastle, Australia. BHP Billiton’s wholly-owned subsidiary, Hunter Valley Energy Coal Pty Ltd, is a 35.5 per cent shareholder in the holding company of the NCIG. The […]

  • 1 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    Baggerbedrijf de Boer – Dutch Dredging, a Sliedrecht based dredging company, recently started the deepening of the Oranjestad cruise-channel on Aruba, commissioned by Aruba Port Authority. The dredging program includes removal of approximately 200,000m³ from the waterway. Dredged material will be used in a land reclamation for the purpose of the expansion of the industrial-area […]

  • 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, […]

  • 24 May 2012

    IQPC has announced that the Dredging & Port Expansion Africa 2013, the inaugural Africa dredging event, is scheduled for 11-14 February, 2013. The host city will again be Durban, and this time the focus will be squarely on Africa north of the Limpopo – that is in addition to again covering South Africa’s dredging and […]

  • 1 November 2011

    Another milestone agreement has been reached between the Panama Canal Authority and the Port of Miami – Administrator and CEO of the Panama Canal Authority (ACP), Alberto Alemán Zubieta, and Port of Miami Director, Bill Johnson, have renewed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to promote trade opportunities and share best customer practices. Prior to signing […]

  • 15 May 2012

    The Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority (GPHA) has initiated steps to reclaim about half a kilometer of sea three kilometers westward of the Tema Port to secure more space for expansion to meet increasing demands of the maritime industry, reports the Government of Ghana official portal. The expansion project, expected to cost about $1 billion, […]

  • 15 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    DP World and the Prince Rupert Port Authority have announced an agreement to study further expansion of the Fairview Container Terminal in Prince Rupert.   The agreement was signed by DP World Canada Group General Manager, Maksim Mihic, and Prince Rupert Port Authority President & CEO, Don Krusel, further strengthening the commitment of their organizations […]

  • 13 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Chairman of the Port of Skagen’s Board, Niels Arnold Lund, signed an agreement with Per Aarsleff A/S today for the Skagen Port Expansion Stage 3.  Under the contract, Per Aarsleff will collaborate with Rohde Nielsen, Sweco and VG Entreprenor on this project. “We know Aarsleff well and they know the harbor, as they have […]

  • 4 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Sunshine Coast Regional Council has just released the latest update on the Sunshine Coast Airport Expansion Project, saying that the construction contractor John Holland Pty Ltd is on site and preparations for sand placement for the new runway are well underway. “On track to be completed and commissioned by Christmas 202, the Sunshine Coast […]

  • 21 August 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    In a major milestone for the Panama Canal Expansion Program, the first four gates for the new locks arrived from port of Trieste, Italy to the waterway’s Atlantic side on board the semi-submersible vessel STX Sun Rise this morning. “This is an exciting moment for the Panama Canal – the arrival of the new gates […]

  • 8 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The 100 years of the Panama Canal will be featured in the 2014 American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Global Engineering Conference held in Panama City, Panama. This year’s conference hosts approximately 1,000 professionals in the field of engineering worldwide. The conference commenced yesterday with Panama Canal Administrator Jorge L. Quijano’s opening keynote address, providing […]

  • 21 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    The opening of tenders for site investigations for an expanded Port of Hastings is a significant new milestone in the evolution of the port, Port of Hastings Development Authority CEO, Mike Lean, said two days ago. Mr Lean said the tender for three work programs covering marine geotechnical investigations, land side geotechnical investigations and a […]

  • 25 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Wood Mackenzie, a global leader in commercial intelligence for the energy, metals and mining industries, is expecting the recent cost overrun disputes around the Panama Canal expansion to be resolved with limited disruption due to the significance of the Canal to global trade. Significant disruptions will crimp profitability for US LNG producers, create a tighter LNG […]

  • 3 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Fugro EMU, with support from the Waterman Group, has been appointed to undertake a full Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) and prepare an Environmental Statement (ES) in relation to the expansion of Aberdeen Harbour. This potential expansion will involve the construction of a new facility in Nigg Bay to the south of the existing harbour. Fugro […]

  • 10 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    The $1.64 billion expansion of Townsville’s port took a step forward last week with more opportunity for comment on its environmental impact statement (AEIS). State Development Minister, Dr Anthony Lynham, said that while the expansion was vital, it needed to proceed at no cost to the Great Barrier Reef. “This $1.64 billion proposal includes deepening and […]