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  • 27 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Cairns Regional Council has endorsed a contribution to the Queensland Government’s Department of Transport and Main Roads for a new public boat ramp at Yorkeys Knob, a coastal suburb of Cairns, Far North Queensland. The State Government is building the $11 million facility at Yorkeys Knob, which will include a six-lane boat ramp with […]

  • 3 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed T.D., last month attended the signing of a contract for a €23.5 million, 216m long quay development project and associated works on Dinish Island, Castletownbere. Commenting the signing of the document with contractor L&M Keating Ltd, Minister Creed said: “This is a very significant investment […]

  • 17 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Government of Western Australia said in their latest announcement that boat owners throughout Western Australia can look forward to improvements to recreational boating facilities following the allocation of $1.5 million in State Government grants.   Nine projects have been successful in securing funding in the latest round of the Recreational Boating Facilities Scheme (RBFS). “Once […]

  • 7 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    The thousands of boaters visiting the Lancaster Canal each year are set to benefit from improved facilities, as the Canal & River Trust has completed work to rebuild the moorings at Hest Bank. The project has been shaped by The Lancaster Canal Focus Group which is responsible for coordinating the views of local boat owners who […]

  • 31 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    Lawrence MacAulay, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, Member of Parliament for Cardigan, announced yesterday that the Government of Canada is investing $7.2 million this year in the repair and maintenance of a number of small craft harbors in eastern Prince Edward Island. Three of these harbors will see their investment extend into future years for […]

  • 2 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Residents and visitors to Coochiemudlo Island over the Easter break will benefit from new and improved ferry terminal facilities following the completion of the new Coochiemudlo terminal and a revamp of the Victoria Point ferry terminal. Minister for Main Roads, Roads Safety and Ports, Mark Bailey said the Queensland Government had worked closely with the […]

  • 4 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Studies have found that container throughput in Hong Kong will continue to grow in the coming years, and it is necessary to enhance the capacity of existing container terminals and related infrastructures to cope with the growth. The Study on the Strategic Development Plan for Hong Kong Port 2030 and the Preliminary Feasibility Study for […]

  • 30 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Rt. Hon. the Lord Heseltine CH will be amongst the first to see some of the world’s most sophisticated marine modelling facilities in operation today when he officially opens HR Wallingford’s UK Ship Simulation Centre and the Fast Flow Facility at Howbery Business Park in Oxfordshire. Developments in the ocean can be high risk; […]

  • 4 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Conservation groups yesterday filed lawsuits in federal court against Duke Energy seeking to clean up toxic coal ash pollution from three Duke facilities that are contaminating rivers and groundwater supplies that provide drinking water to hundreds of thousands of North Carolinians.  The Clean Water Act lawsuits were filed by the Southern Environmental Law Center on […]

  • 28 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation (State Parks) announced the completion of three renovated boating facilities in the Thousand Islands and one in the Finger Lakes in time for the 2014 summer boating season. “The enduring traditions of boating and fishing in the Thousand Islands […]

  • 7 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Union Shipping Minister Shri G.K. Vasan today inaugurated new facilities at the V.O. Chidambaranar Port, Tuticorin, which includes the state of art Vessel Traffic Management System, Modern Green Gate Port Entry Complex and Occupational Health Centre at the Port Hospital. In the presence of the minister, the representatives of the V.O. Chidambaranar Port Trust […]

  • 27 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Fitch Ratings has affirmed its ‘A’ rating on Broward County, Florida’s outstanding $224 million port facilities senior revenue and refunding bonds. All senior bonds are secured by net revenues from Port Everglades. The Rating Outlook on all senior bonds is Stable. Financial performance of Port Everglades has historically been strong. DSCR on the senior lien […]

  • 12 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Government of India has accorded approval for implementation of the project “Upgradation of the existing facility at outer harbour and creation of new facility at inner harbor for handling iron ore” at Visakhapatnam Port. In a statement laid down in the table of the Rajya Sabha today, Shri G.K. Vasan, the Union Minister for Shipping, […]

  • 3 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Honorable Nick J. Rahall II of West Virginia, ranking member of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee and member of the Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA) Conference Committee, got a first-hand look at JAXPORT facilities yesterday as he toured with fellow Conferee Congresswoman Corrine Brown and CEO Brian Taylor. The Congressman received […]

  • 18 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Townsville’s new Wharf 10 and Quayside Terminal facilities would help the State’s economy grow by ensuring business, tourism and the defence forces were better served, Treasurer Tim Nicholls said today. Mr Nicholls and Transport and Main Roads Minister Scott Emerson joined Governor Penelope Wensley and other dignitaries for the official opening of […]

  • 19 July 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A £3 million project is underway to extend HR Wallingford’s Froude Modelling Hall at the company’s site in Oxfordshire, UK. This enhancement will deliver a purpose-built ship simulation centre, a large wave-current-sediment flume and dedicated manufacturing space for specialist hydraulic laboratory equipment. The HR Wallingford development will extend the Froude Modelling Hall by 1600 sq. […]

  • 24 January 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    This is part of the Dredge Yard’s expansion plan for the production and assembly of several dredging components like ball joints, pumps, valves, turning glands, bow couplings and a lot of other dredging equipment needed for the dredgers and dredge pipe lines. The new production facilities are managed by Dredge Yard’s subsidiary Dredge Yard Makina […]

  • 23 August 2012

    On August 17, 2012 a working meeting on implementation of measures for construction of Olympic objects included into the Federal Program of Preparation for the 2014 Olympics and Development of Sochi as a Mountain Resort headed by Deputy Director of Federal Agency of Marine and River Transport was held in the FSUE “Rosmorport” Sochi Branch. […]

  • 29 February 2012

    The Lithuanian port of Klaipeda will be allowed to receive a grant of €18 million from the EU Cohesion Fund for new ferry facilities. The European Commission authorised the measure, on 22 February, after concluding that it is compatible with EU state aid rules. The executive found that the extension and improvement of wharves for […]

  • 12 January 2012

    Venezuela is pushing for an early redevelopment of its maritime and defense port facilities, neglected over many years and found to be …   (upi) [mappress] Source: upi, January 12, 2012;

  • 22 December 2011

    Several Martin County officials and activists agreed that local governments should have the final say on the location of state sediment … By George Andreassi (tcpalm) [mappress] Source: tcpalm, December 22, 2011;

  • 15 December 2011

    State-owned China Ocean Shipping (Group) Co (Cosco) plans to heavily invest in US, German and Indian port facilities, in a bid to increase…   (portnews) [mappress] Source: portnews, December 15, 2011;  

  • 30 May 2011

    Associated British Ports is reported to be planning a major expansion of facilities around Hull’s Alexandra Dock in anticipation of becoming… (maritimejournal) [mappress] Source: maritimejournal, May 30, 2011;  

  • 19 January 2011

    The Calcutta Port Trust (CPT) plans to invest Rs 6,000 crore in new facilities to tide itself over the crisis of dwindling cargo from the… (telegraphindia) [mappress] Source: telegraphindia, January 19, 2011;

  • 10 December 2010

    Of the three recommended items on the federal capital improvements list for the Kodiak city council, two relate directly to the waterfront… (ktva) [mappress] Source: ktva, December 10, 2010;

  • 15 July 2010

    COSCO Pacific, a port operator subsidiary of China’s state-owned shipping giant China Ocean Shipping Co. (COSCO), has signed a US$4.2 billion deal to take over management of Greece’s container port Piraeus. Cosco has signed a 35-year lease and will spend US$707 million to upgrade port facilities, build a new pier and almost triple the volume […]

  • 18 January 2010
    Project & Tenders

    New Delhi, Jan 17 — The government will open bids next week for developing Myanmar”s Sittwe port, which is being fully set up by India, for boosting open trade with ASEAN nations at an estimated cost of Rs 500 crore. “We will open the bids on January 18 for dredging and setting up port facilities. […]

  • 13 November 2009
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Fortescue Metals Group will decide in 2010/11 whether to mine its Solomon iron ore project in Western Australia and estimates the development will cost $3.6 billion… Source: The Age, November 12, 2009

  • 6 July 2020
    Authorities & Government, Environment

    The British Ports Association (BPA) has published a white paper with Augean on alternative routes for dealing with dredged contaminated sediments. Part of the BPA’s Port Futures thought leadership programme, the paper provides an insight into alternative disposal routes for contaminated sediments. Dredging is a major part of most ports’ conservancy efforts and is critical […]