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  • 26 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    The official inauguration ceremony for the expansion of Pier III of COSCO Piraeus Container Terminal (PCT) was successfully organized on Thursday, January 22nd 2015. The inauguration was attended by Mr. Zou Xiaoli, Chinese Ambassador to Greece and Prime Minister Antonis Samaras of Greece. Executive Vice President of COSCO Group, Sun Jiakang delivered a speech and cut the ribbon together with […]

  • 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 […]

  • 13 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    Hill International has received a contract to provide construction supervision services in support of a €350 million ($399 million) Capital Expenditure Program for the Piraeus Port Authority in Greece.  The four-year contract has an estimated value to Hill of approximately €2.4 million ($2.7 million). “This is a major foreign direct investment and a project of […]

  • 20 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    Greek Port of Thessaloniki is going through some major changes on the back of its privatization in December 2017, when the Government of Greece sold a 67 percent share in the port. The stake was sold for EUR 231.9 million, however, the total value of the deal was EUR 1.1 billion. The concession agreement signed between the Greek State […]

  • 16 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Buffalo District will host a public meeting regarding the Braddock Bay Restoration Project, October 22, 2014, from 6:30pm to 8:30pm at the Town of Greece Town Hall. The purpose of the meeting will be to present the results of the Braddock Bay Restoration Feasibility Study, the current status […]

  • 13 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Buffalo District’s team put ‘boots on the ground’ on May 10 in the Town of Greece and the Village of Wilson, to better understand shoreline conditions and mitigation efforts underway in response to the rising Lake Ontario water levels.  The USACE team was joined by staff members from Senators […]

  • 31 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Braddock Bay, Greece (NY) is undergoing a restoration project that involves dredging portions of the bay and the construction of the barrier beach. Ongoing barrier beach construction works at the bay are in full swing now and will be completed by the end of the construction season 2016. Braddock Bay is located on the shore of Lake Ontario […]

  • 15 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    As part of a nearly $8 million contract awarded on October 6, 2015 to Wesson Group LLC, Johnstown, NY, construction has begun of the barrier beach at the Braddock Bay Ecosystem Restoration project in Greece, NY. Construction of the barrier beach is scheduled to be completed by the end of the construction season 2016. This […]

  • 27 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Buffalo District will host a public meeting regarding the Final Design for the Braddock Bay Restoration Project on May 7, 2015, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the Town of Greece Town Hall, Greece, New York. The purpose of the meeting will be to present the final design […]

  • 13 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    The container vessel COSCO Shipping Panama is now on its way to Panama to make history – the inaugural transit of the Expanded Panama Canal on Sunday, June 26. During the inauguration, COSCO Shipping Panama will transit Agua Clara Locks on the Atlantic side during the early morning and Cocoli Locks in the afternoon. The regular schedule […]

  • 4 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    To address the gradual loss of a historic barrier beach and the erosion of over 100 acres of wetlands at Lake Ontario’s Braddock Bay, a Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI) project team has implemented Engineering With Nature principles to provide a sustainable restoration solution. This project completed the last management action necessary for the future delisting of […]

  • 8 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, awarded a $7.8 million contract on October 6, 2015 to Wesson Group LLC, for the construction of the Braddock Bay Ecosystem Restoration Project located in Greece, NY on the Lake Ontario shoreline.  The contract covers the construction of a barrier beach: 1) a 1,675-foot long continuous rubblemound […]

  • 2 August 2013

    The EU-funded Mare Nostrum Project, which aims to explore new ways of protecting and managing the Mediterranean coastline, called on governments to take immediate and coordinated action to fight cliff erosion. Mare Nostrum partners met last week in Volos, Greece for a landmark workshop. One of the most urgent issues to emerge from the meeting […]

  • 17 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Consortium “Ch.D. Constantinides SA – SA ETETH” has won the Alexandroupolis Port dredging contract. This nearly EUR 20 mln deal will include the completion of dredging on the outer (eastern) basin of the Port of Alexandroupolis and dredging work on the port approaching channel. The Port of Alexandroupolis is an important port and commercial […]

  • 3 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Alexander Matthey, Vice President, Program Management Office, ADPC, has showcased ADPC’s megaproject at the Seventh Project Management Congress in Athens. Mr Matthey delivered a headline speech to delegates about “Lessons Learned” in the construction, testing and commissioning and business readiness preparation of Khalifa Port and Khalifa Industrial Zone Abu Dhabi (Kizad), destined to grow into […]

  • 2 October 2012

    The Government of Uruguay is receiving requests from many parties interested in participating in a Data Room for the construction and operation of a deepwater port in the Department of Rocha. The project will be developed incorporating private-sector participation under Uruguay’s new PPP rules (Law 18.786 dated 7/19/2011). It calls for the design, construction, operation […]

  • 15 January 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Kalmar, part of Cargotec, has signed a large order for twelve all-electric rubber tyred gantry cranes (RTGs) to Piraeus Container Terminal (PCT) SA in Greece. The cranes, scheduled for delivery in late 2013, will facilitate the port’s continued expansion, with capacities planned to increase from 2.6 MTEU to 3.1 MTEU per year. The order has […]

  • 11 May 2012

    Egnatia Odos A.E.GR has announced tender for the harbour construction works at the Thessaloniki area. This plan includes construction works on the expansion of the windward jetty by about 201 feet (an inner bearing platform of artificial blocks of concrete and shielded from external bearing type artificial boulders) in the same direction as the existing […]

  • 20 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    Greece Town Supervisor Bill Reilich joined representatives from the USACE, Senator Joseph Robach and Assemblyman Peter Lawrence at an Open House Event on April 26, to discuss the status of the Braddock Bay Ecosystem Restoration Project. The Open House was held at Braddock Bay Park Lodge, 199 E. Manitou Road, Rochester, NY. “I am pleased to see […]

  • 3 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    The European Commission has found a €113.9 million Greek support for an infrastructure project of €120 million at the Port of Piraeus to be in line with EU state aid rules. In particular, the project will further the objectives of EU transport policy and cohesion without unduly distorting competition in the internal market. In September […]

  • 22 May 2018
    Business & Finance

     The Braddock Bay Ecoystem Restoration Project is a major Buffalo District project located in Greece, NY outside of Rochester. The project involved creating a new barrier beach to protect the shore from aggressive wave action, and restoration of the emergent marsh area. This restoration program also involved removal of targeted invasive species and excavation […]

  • 10 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Hill International has signed an agreement with the Thessaloniki Port Authority (THPA) as leader of a consortium including Rogan Associates SA, to provide design and project management services for the planned expansion of the marine works infrastructure of Pier 6. Being part of the Core Network of the Trans-European Transport Network, the Port of Thessaloniki […]

  • 20 March 2020
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Royal IHC Beaver cutter suction dredgers are genuinely multi-purpose vessels. During a recent storm, a general cargo vessel ZELEK STAR dragged anchor at Ashdod Anchorage, Israel, and after drifting around the vessel finally rested on a beach near port breakwater. According to Reuters, the vessel was carrying cement and additional products from Greece to Israel […]

  • 11 January 2013

    Ministry AN.ANT.YPO.ME.DI/G.G.D.E. has invited bidders to submit their offers for the completion of the basin dredging program and channel excavation in the Port of Alexandroupolis. These works include: – Complete dredging in the outer (eastern) basin of the port of Alexandroupolis; – Complete dredging in the approach channel to the port entrance. The project period […]

  • 15 January 2010

    Beirut, January 15 — Hassib Sabbagh, who established the Consolidated Contractors Company (CCC), died on Tuesday after a long illness. Source: Naharnet, January 15, 2010

  • 6 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Responding to a request from U.S. Naval Forces Europe and U.S. Army Europe to remove a sunken dredge barge from the Port of Alexandroupoli, Greece, NAVSEA Supervisor of Salvage and Diving, SEA 00C, has developed a plan and assembled a team to remove the barge and restore access to the pier for future NATO missions. […]