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  • 15 May 2012

    ADPC has awarded a three year framework contract to Arcadis, the international design, consulting, engineering and management services company, and its subsidiary EC Harris. They will provide business planning, master planning, design, engineering, program management and training services. EC Harris is already providing ADPC project control services for the Taweela-based megaproject Khalifa Port and Khalifa […]

  • 14 May 2012

    The workshop of “Technical and Management Standards for Commercial and Industrial Ports”, which was inaugurated by H.E. Saudi Minister of Transport, Chairman of Saudi Ports Authority, concluded on Sunday 6 May 2012. The two-day workshop discussed in seven sessions, 14 research papers and attended by more than 200 participants from various sectors. At the closing […]

  • 14 May 2012

    Recently, ESPO held the 9th edition of its annual Conference in Sopot, the elegant Polish seaside resort town located in between the ports of Gdansk and Gdynia, who were hosting the event. The conference revolved around the theme of port financing and investment, the most important enabling factors behind port development. The conference also devoted […]

  • 14 May 2012

    A further discarding of two tonnes of diseased Gladstone fish by the Brisbane Raptis Fish Market confirms that the government is on the wrong course in its management of Gladstone Harbour. The local Gladstone fish market has been warning of the ongoing problems in the harbour for a year now. It discarded 600 tonnes of […]

  • 11 May 2012

    For several years, North Topsail Beach has worked to plan for and maintain the beautiful beaches that make this community so special. 

 Recently, Coastal Planning and Engineering, the Town’s coastal engineering firm, completed the design and permitting for a comprehensive beach management program for NTB. Reaching this critical milestone is a significant accomplishment for […]

  • 11 May 2012

    APM Terminals’ European Director of Port Investments and Projects Michiel Ybema proposed a systematic approach to analyzing and enhancing container port productivity on the Sea of Marmara at the 4th Annual Port Financial International Black Sea Conference held in Istanbul recently. The Sea of Marmara lies between the Aegean and Black Seas astride an increasingly […]

  • 10 May 2012

    Boskalis realized a slightly higher revenue in the first quarter of 2012 compared to the same period last year. In recent months, market circumstances remained challenging with continued pressure on revenue and margins. For the combined Dredging and Dry Infrastructure segment revenue for the first quarter was comparable to the same period in 2011. Average […]

  • 9 May 2012

    This week, RE Staite has mobilized some equipment into the harbor, and they’ve established a mooring area near the west side of Bay Island, and near the eastern end of the anchorage area. RE Staite is really pushing hard to meet the June 30 deadline for disposal at the Port of Long Beach. To do […]

  • 8 May 2012

    The Alamitos Bay Marina rebuild project is now entering its second phase, reports lbbusinessjournal.com. This involves demolishing and dredging Basin 1, located along North Marina Drive near the Crab Pot Seafood Restaurant and the city’s marina center offices. But financing for the rest of the project is still questionable, city officials said. After more than […]

  • 4 May 2012

    Ministry of Environment and Forests has identified 115 wetlands including lakes, in the country, covering 24 States and 02 Union Territories, for conservation and management under National Wetland Conservation Programme. Various conservation activities under Management Action Plan of Identified Wetlands include: data collection and survey & demarcation, catchment area treatment, desilting & dredging, bio-fencing, fisheries […]

  • 3 May 2012

    Orion Marine Group, Inc., a leading heavy civil marine contractor, today reported a net loss for the three months ended March 31, 2012, of $6.3 million ($0.23 diluted loss per share). These results compare to net income of $1.5 million ($0.06 diluted earnings per share) for the same period a year ago. “Despite the challenges […]

  • 3 May 2012

    ARCADIS, the international design, consulting, engineering and management services company, recently announced that together with its subsidiary EC Harris, it has won a three-year framework contract with Abu Dhabi Ports Company (ADPC) to provide business planning, master planning, design, engineering, program management and training services. Financial details were not disclosed. EC Harris has an existing […]

  • 2 May 2012

    At the conference “Future Ports” held in Stockholm 25th-26th April, APM Terminals’ Head of Project Implementation, Soren Sjostrand Jakobsen, told delegates that increasing productivity to meet customer demand is critical for container terminals. “Our customers are building bigger and bigger ships and it is imperative that we are able to increase our delivered productivity at […]

  • 2 May 2012
    Business & Finance

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation, the largest provider of dredging services in the United States and a major provider of commercial and industrial demolition and remediation services, reported financial results for the quarter ended March 31, 2012. Commentary Chief Executive Officer Jonathan Berger said, “We were very excited with the number and quality of […]

  • 27 April 2012

    According to jis.gov.jm, the Government has decided to take the necessary steps towards the implementation of three major infrastructure works, which are critical to the country’s future development. The three projects are the North-South link of Highway 2000; the Gordon Cay Container Transshipment Hub; and the Fort Augusta Terminal. Minister of Transport, Works and Housing, […]

  • 27 April 2012

    Regional producers are set to be major beneficiaries of the $1.2 billion expansion of the Port of Melbourne announced by Premier Ted Baillieu and Minister for Ports Denis Napthine on Tuesday. Dr Napthine said the construction of a new container terminal at Webb Dock and the expansion of the existing container terminals at Swanson Dock […]

  • 26 April 2012

    The European Court of Auditors (ECA) presented yesterday the findings of a special report on the use of Structural and Cohesion Funds for transport infrastructure in seaports. The report covers the period 2000-2006 and looks at 27 projects in France, Spain, Italy and Greece. Together, these projects represent 85% of the total Structural and Cohesion […]

  • 26 April 2012

    The Port of Barcelona closed the financial year with operating profits of 60 million euros and investments of 105.4 million euros, mainly in new infrastructure such as the construction of the Prat Wharf, the enlargement of the South Quay, the new building at the Border Inspection Post (BIP) and repairing and improving breakwaters and quays. […]

  • 25 April 2012

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation today announced that it will release its financial results for the quarter ended March 31, 2012 on Tuesday, May 1, 2012 at 7:00 a.m. C.D.T. A conference call with the Company will be held the same day at 9:00 a.m. C.D.T. Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation is the […]

  • 25 April 2012
    Business & Finance

    Growth in mining, strong replacement demand for products in the United States and a continued focus on cost management helped Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE: CAT) deliver record quarterly profit per share of $2.37 in the first quarter of 2012. This represents an increase of 29 percent from first-quarter 2011 profit per share of $1.84. First-quarter 2012 […]

  • 25 April 2012

      Georgia Governor Nathan Deal visited the Port of Savannah Tuesday to mark the passage of the state budget, including an additional $46.7 million to help pay for the Savannah Harbor deepening. The new money, passed by the General Assembly as part of the Governor’s FY2013 budget request, brings the total of dedicated state dollars […]

  • 23 April 2012

    Qatar Islamic Bank (QIB), one of the largest Islamic banks in Qatar and one of the top-five Shari’a-compliant banks in the world, has announced the signing of a deal with the Middle East Dredging Company (Medco) to finance the company’s requirements to undertake access channel dredging work at the New Port Project. Earlier this month, […]

  • 23 April 2012

      Orion Marine Group, Inc. has announced it will release its financial results for the first quarter 2012 on Thursday, May 3, 2012, at approximately 5:00 a.m. Eastern Time/4:00 a.m. Central Time. The Company will conduct a telephone briefing at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time/9:00 a.m. Central Time on Thursday, May 3, 2012, to discuss its […]

  • 23 April 2012

    The Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) will extend sand hauling hours as it nears the completion of a three-month project to restore sand to approximately 1,730 feet of shoreline from the west end of the Kuhio Beach swim basin, near the Duke Kahanamoku statue, to the existing Royal Hawaiian groin between the Royal […]

  • 20 April 2012

    The Los Angeles Harbor Commission unanimously adopted a five-year strategic plan for the Port of Los Angeles for 2012- 2017. The plan focuses on three key result areas, or KRAs – competitive operations, strong relationships and financial strength. It maps out the Port’s priorities, objectives and various initiatives for developing infrastructure, enhancing overall competitiveness, growing […]

  • 19 April 2012

    According to Bloomberg, Rijeka Port Authority has reached an agreement with a group of Italian companies, including Grandi Lavori Fincosit and Impresa di Construzioni Giuseppe Maltauro, and a Croatian firm Osijek-Koteks d.d., to build a new USD 92 million container terminal in Croatian Port of Rijeka. The project, that represents the main component of the […]