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  • 23 January 2013

    Throughput levels in the Port of Sohar have surged across all cargo types during 2012. Total cargo volumes handled by the port soared 51% to reach 43,936,193 freight registered tons (FRT) in 2012, from 29,134,240 FRT a year earlier. Vessel traffic jumped 29% to 1,918 calls, against 1,487 vessel movements a year earlier. Growth in […]

  • 7 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Executive Vice-President, Ports, ADPC, Captain Mohamed Al Shamisi has told Abu Dhabi TV in an interview at Khalifa Port of the strong growth being registered at the port. In his first major interview of the year, he also praised the smooth transition of TEU container traffic from Mina Zayed to Khalifa Port, and anticipated strong […]

  • 11 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    Aberdeen Harbour Board has submitted a Directions for Growth document to the National Planning Framework (NPF), in response to its call for candidate developments. The document outlines the findings from an ongoing feasibility study, which was launched in September to assess the viability of potential expansion options for a new or improved harbour facility. Three […]

  • 29 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    DP World Chairman HE Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem welcomed progress on the expansion at Jebel Ali Port, which includes the brand new $850 million Terminal 3, saying it was crucial in supporting the growth of Dubai and the wider Middle East, Africa and Subcontinent region. Mr Bin Sulayem’s comments came as he inspected the construction […]

  • 24 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    Europe needs to invest in improvements in European infrastructure to ensure economic growth. This is the opinion of a number of CEOs from European companies, including Hans Smits, Port of Rotterdam Authority. To this end, today, 24 October, they are signing a manifesto with the European Commissioner for Transport, Siim Kallas, calling on European government […]

  • 13 September 2012

    The Georgia Ports Authority saw a strong August, with increased business across all categories, both month-over-month and fiscal year to date. Totals for all terminals hit 2.3 million tons, up 13 percent on the month. For the fiscal year, 4.52 million tons of cargo have crossed GPA docks, for an increase of 5.6 percent. “The […]

  • 13 September 2012

    The hive of industrial development in Samalaju is creating opportunities for players to cater to increasing demand for cargo handling in the immediate to long term for both the Samalaju and Bintulu ports, consequently benefitting Bintulu Port Holdings Bhd. The two ports are expected to see increases in cargo demand of 13 million to 14 […]

  • 22 August 2012

    In the first half of 2012, 222 million tonnes of cargo was handled in the port of Rotterdam, 3.2% up on the first half of 2011. Incoming trade rose by 1% to 155 million tonnes and outgoing trade by 8% to 66 million tonnes. Hans Smits, Port of Rotterdam Authority CEO, said: “The port of […]

  • 22 August 2012

    In the first half year, the Port of Rotterdam Authority result increased by €21 million to €119 million (22%), compared with 2011. The growth is a result of increased returns, while costs remained stable. The returns from the letting of industrial areas increased by €12 million (9%) through new area distribution, especially on Maasvlakte 2, […]

  • 14 August 2012

    Hamburger Hafen und Logistik AG (HHLA) increased its container throughput to 3.5 million standard containers (TEU) in the first half of 2012. Revenue fell by 5.0 percent to € 566.3 million following the realignment of the Intermodal segment and changes in consolidation methods. The operating result (EBIT) rose by 1.2 % to € 94.2 million. […]

  • 24 July 2012

    Winter Park republican John Mica says building a rail connection to Port Canaveral would enhance the port as a center for commerce and tourism, reports wmfe.org. After, the President names JAXPORT Projects to priority list, John Mica hopes that the Port Canaveral could be next. Port development would greatly contribute to economic development. “Bringing rail […]

  • 28 May 2012

    Michael Ajayi, the Nigerian Ports Authority general manager, said that Nigerian port container throughput has increased in the first quarter by 5.7 per cent to 210,057 TEU laden due to investments by the NPA and terminal operators. The concession programme starting in 2006 led to a massive marine improvement in port infrastructure which involved the […]

  • 25 May 2012

    The Indonesian Port Corporations (Pelindo II) has recorded a 42 percent increase in revenues to US$136.08 million in the first quarter of this year, reports thejakartapost.com. In the first three months, the company posted Rp 513 billion in net profits, or up by 46 percent from Rp 351 billion in the same period last year. […]

  • 16 May 2012

    His Excellency Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem, Chairman, DP World, has congratulated the newly-elected President of Senegal, His Excellency Macky Sall, and conveyed to him DP World’s commitment to continue contributing to Senegal’s economic growth through DP World Dakar, developed and operated by the global marine terminal operator. The Chairman, accompanied by His Excellency Jamal Majid […]

  • 9 May 2012

    Port of Salalah has welcomed executives and representatives from the shipping world’s largest shipping lines and principal customers in the local market to the handling of its 30 millionth TEU (Twenty Foot Equivalent Unit) container recently. The distinguishing aspects of Port of Salalah, the second largest port in the region, including its direct connections to […]

  • 26 April 2012

    According to a spokesman of the Karachi Port Trust (KPT), the Port has increased its capabilities to accommodate and provide safe berthing to 12.5 metres draught container vessels on two container terminals. “This was a long pending demand of the Port users in order to upgrade their vessels,” he said. Very soon the draft of […]

  • 23 April 2012

    Celebrating the 40th anniversary of Port Rashid, DP World officials stressed that leadership, vision, commitment and successful partnerships were at the forefront of the success of Dubai’s port and marine terminal industry over the decades. At the Annual Gala Dinner hosted by DP World, UAE Region for its stakeholders, partners and clients from the supply […]

  • 5 April 2012

    The ports of Mobile and Gulfport are making enormous improvements to adapt to an evolving global marketplace. In Gulfport, a $570 million project involving dredging is scheduled. A $570 million project that will enable the Gulfport to raise its West Pier in phases will provide the accommodation of a new, larger breed of container carrier. […]

  • 23 March 2012

    Container volume in the Port of Charleston rose 9.2 percent in February compared to the same month last year, in results announced recently at the regular meeting of the South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA) Board of Directors. Charleston handled 119,052 20-foot equivalent units (TEUs) last month, representing a 5.8 percent climb in container volume over […]

  • 29 February 2012

    Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone (APSEZ), India’s largest private multi-port operator and part of the Adani Group, a global integrated infrastructure player, announced it had received the letter of intent from the Kandla Port Trust, a Government of India body, to set up a dry bulk terminal at the Kandla Port on build, operate […]

  • 10 February 2012

      In a world where slow growth is the norm for many countries, the International Monetary Fund has forecast an economic growth rate of 5.5% for sub-Saharan Africa in 2012 as a region. More importantly, Liberia’s GDP of approximately $1 billion USD has been forecast to expand by 9.4% for the year, among the highest […]

  • 23 January 2012

    The Vallarpadam International Container Transshipment Terminal is fast turning out to be a liability for the Cochin Port Trust. The terminal…   By Babu K Peter (expressbuzz) [mappress] Source: expressbuzz, January 23, 2012;

  • 16 December 2011

    PD Ports has recently made two new appointments to help drive business growth. Rob Brewster has been appointed as Development Director Logistics and Andrew Lowdon has joined the Company as Commercial Analyst. These new roles are designed to further emphasise PD Ports’ growth strategy and to continuously reinvigorate the business’ commercial activities and seek new […]

  • 18 October 2011

    Phu Quoc Island authorities are building the Vinh Dam industrial-residential complex and a breakwater, upgrading the An Thoi Seaport, and dr… (vietnamnews) [mappress] Source: vietnamnews, October 18, 2011;

  • 3 October 2011

    BHP Billiton will be looking for funding to support its Pilbara growth plans at the beginning of next year, according to the company’s iron… By Amy Wilson-Chapman (perthnow) [mappress] Source: perthnow, October 3, 2011;

  • 13 September 2011

    US Ecology, Inc. has announced that Jim Baumgardner, Chief Executive Officer, is scheduled to present an overview of the Company’s operations at the 2011 Wedbush Clean Technology & Industrial Growth Conference on Thursday, September 15, 2011 at The Westin San Francisco. Inc. US Ecology, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides radioactive, hazardous, PCB and non-hazardous industrial […]