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  • 31 July 2013

    There were 2,512 vessel arrivals in the six months to June, three fewer than in the same period in 2012, with tonnage of shipping up 9% to 6.1 million gross tonnes, including 1.8 million gross tonnes of oil-related shipping, a rise of 26%. The 705 pilotage movements were up 14%, with the 4.5 million gross […]

  • 27 April 2012

    On April 20, the JSW Jaigarh Port held a trade meet at Ratnagiri to apprise importers, exporters, shipping agents, Custom house agents and transporters on the developments being undertaken at the port, according to Exim India. Amongst the distinguished dignitaries present were Mr N. K. Jain, Chairman of JSW Jaigarh Port, Mr Ashok Agarrwal, CEO […]

  • 3 March 2014

    APM Terminals, the leading global port operator based in The Hague, is currently present in 12 out of the top 20 countries predicted by United Nations to become the biggest countries by population in 2020. “In 2013, APM Terminals invested over USD 1 billion in port infrastructure developments and updates. We will continue to participate […]

  • 8 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    Mr. Attaollah Sadr, Managing Director of Ports and Maritime Organization (PMO) said that the Nakhle Khoda harbor will be put into operation by early August 2013. This multipurpose harbor which was funded by the PMO will shorten the distance between Bandar Abbas port to Hormoz Island from current 19 km to 13 km. The project […]

  • 12 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Senior APM Terminals leaders met with the Nigerian Federal Minister of Industry, Trade & Investment, Mr. Olusegun Aganga and a delegation of government officials and advisors in The Hague as part of ongoing discussions on port infrastructure investment to promote Nigerian economic development through access to world-class logistics capabilities. Overall African port utilization currently exceeds […]

  • 25 July 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Five new Eco-RTGs (Rubber-Tire Gantry Cranes) are expected for delivery within the next month at APM Terminals Apapa as part of the third phase of a $135 million terminal upgrade announced in February. The remaining five Eco-RTGs will be delivered in November enabling the terminal to convert from the use of reach stackers to the […]

  • 4 January 2012

    The new deep-water quay in the Port of Raahe was inaugurated recently. The quay allows a draught of 10 metres. It has brought about considerable improvements in the transport services for industry and commerce. In addition, the fairway has been dredged to allow a draught of 10 metres. Together the new storage fields at the […]

  • 25 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    America’s coastal nearshore is in need of further integrated research and the nurturing of a “nearshore community” to ensure its fragile resources are being properly managed and protected. That’s the conclusion of a recently published extensive report which sprang out of a 2014 workshop engaging academic, industry and governmental stakeholders. This report, along with a […]

  • 1 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The peak representative body for Queensland minerals and energy exporters has welcomed the release overnight by UNESCO’s World Heritage Committee (WHC) of a draft decision on current and future management of the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage property. Queensland Resources Council Chief Executive Michael Roche congratulated the Australian and Queensland governments for their work to […]

  • 28 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    A $14.7 million investment in the Georgia Ports Authority’s Brunswick facilities has significantly increased capacity, driving tremendous expansion in the Port of Brunswick’s auto-machinery and biomass fuel trades. “Anticipating growth in the roll-on/roll-off market and in Georgia’s renewable fuel exports, the GPA board made strategic investments that allowed Brunswick to take advantage of rapidly rising […]

  • 21 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Recent trials of different dredging methods on the River Parrett produced promising initial results for Somerset Rivers Authority (SRA). Few months ago, tests of water injection dredging and agitation dredging, in combination with sophisticated monitoring, were carried out for the SRA by the Parrett Internal Drainage Board and contractors Van Oord, on sections of river […]

  • 9 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    In parallel to construction of Magam Ruhunupura Mahinda Rajapaksa Port (MRMR Port) in Hambantota, Sri Lanka Ports Authority (SLPA) received investment proposals from prospective local and foreign investors to establish businesses within the port premises. Out of the 27 proposals received, the Cabinet of Ministers has approved 7 investment proposals, subsequent to the recommendations by […]

  • 11 November 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Deltares has launched a Spanish version of the serious game Port of the Future ’Juego serio Puerto de Futuro’. The ‘Puerto del Futuro’ game will allow the Dutch Embassies in Latin American countries to facilitate dialogue, raise awareness of the current policy challenges for ports, and help port stakeholders to achieve sustainable development. “The rapid […]

  • 18 October 2011

    Following years of planning and construction, Port Manatee’s nearly 1,600-foot-long Berth 12 received its first ship three days ahead of its scheduled dedication Oct. 20th. The 492-foot long M/V Sea Brave made the maiden call at the mammoth Berth 12 at 11 a.m. Oct. 17th, following certification by the Tampa Bay Pilots Association Oct. 5th, […]

  • 2 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    Queenslanders will have a hand in shaping the future of the state’s priority bulk commodity ports and protecting the Great Barrier Reef. State Development Minister, Dr Anthony Lynham, announced at Gladstone’s Community Cabinet today that the draft guideline for priority port master planning was now open for public comment. “The release of the draft guideline […]

  • 17 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    The new IUCN World Heritage Outlook 2014 has rated the Great Barrier Reef as “of significant concern” from a range of factors including ports and shipping. Felicity Wishart, Great Barrier Reef campaign director for the Australian Marine Conservation Society, said: “This report validates our concerns about the expansion of ports and shipping in the Reef.” […]

  • 10 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Three Danville organizations will join forces to provide an opportunity to lean more about the Dan River’s current health and long-term regional water quality issues. An informative panel discussion scheduled for 10:30 a.m., Friday, November 14 to explore the topic ”After the Spill: Our Future.” The program, presented by The Garden Club of Danville, Gabriella […]

  • 8 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Honourable Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, yesterday announced that the Government of Canada will invest $1.3 million in projects at small craft harbours in Newfoundland and Labrador in 2013-14. This is in addition to the $16.6 million announced previously for projects at small craft harbours in the province this fiscal year. “Our […]

  • 23 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    The management and operation of the Port Edgar Marina is to be taken on by Port Edgar Holding Ltd following a decision by the City of Edinburgh Council to grant the company a thirty-year lease. A report to both Economy and Finance & Budget Committee was approved by councillors this week and would see new […]

  • 11 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    Congressman C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger joined U.S. Senators Barbara A. Mikulski and Ben Cardin along with Representatives Elijah Cummings and John Sarbanes (all D-Md.) in announcing that the Maryland Port Administration has been awarded $10 million in federal funding to expand the handling capacity at the Fairfield Marine Terminal at the Port of Baltimore through the […]

  • 17 October 2011

    Andhra Pradesh Civil Supplies Commissioner Haripreetam Singh has asserted that infrastructural facilities at Kakinada anchorage port will be augmented soon to fac (ibnlive) [mappress] Source: ibnlive, October 17, 2011;

  • 15 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Hamburg has reason to look to the future with optimism. At 32.8 million tons, total seaborne cargo throughput for the first three months of 2013 put the Port of Hamburg back on a growth course. The trend in bulk cargo handling, especially, fuelled the increase in seaborne cargo handling: In the first […]

  • 29 July 2011

    With the turnover of Aparri Port management from the Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) to the Local Government Unit of Aparri, Mayor Ismael… By Thelma C. Bicarme (pia) [mappress] Source: pia, July 29, 2011;

  • 13 January 2011

    Greener, more environmentally friendly container ships are heading for the port of Southampton as vessels of the future reduce their carbon… By Keith Hamilton (dailyecho) [mappress] Source: dailyecho, January 13, 2011;

  • 30 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    Increasing protectionism and differences in sustainability requirements and enforcement across countries challenge the competitive position of the Dutch and Belgian dredging sector. During the symposium ‘The Future of the Dredging Industry’ on 29 November in Rotterdam, a report was presented by Jan van den Ende, professor of Management of Technology and Innovation at Rotterdam School of […]

  • 25 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Research & Development

    As a part of President Obama’s continuing commitment to help coastal communities recover from Hurricane Sandy and promote resilient coastal systems, the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) and the Commonwealth of Massachusetts signed a two-year cooperative agreement totaling $200,000 to evaluate sand resources. The cooperative effort will enable BOEM and Massachusetts to conduct research […]