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  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 24 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Deficiency in transport and communications infrastructure is one of several supply chain barriers that act as obstacles for speeding up global economic growth. That is the conclusion of a report entitled “Enabling Trade: Valuing Growth Opportunities”, prepared by the World Economic Forum (WEF) in collaboration with the World Bank, and Bain & Company, a Boston-based […]

  • 26 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    During the annual State of the Port, South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA) president and CEO Jim Newsome focused on the port’s strategic plans for volume growth and infrastructure investment. The Propeller Club of Charleston event, held yesterday, marked Newsome’s ninth address since joining SCPA in 2009. He discussed the trends dominating today’s shipping industry and the […]

  • 30 October 2013

    The House of Representatives has approved a major infrastructure investment bill authored by the leaders of the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee which strengthens the water transportation network that West Virginia coal exports and jobs depend upon. H.R. 3080, “The Water Resources Reform and Development Act of 2013,” authorizes significant investment in the Nation’s network of […]

  • 23 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The reform of the State’s ports reached a key milestone today with the introduction of legislation to consolidate seven regional port authorities into four overarching authorities. The Ports Legislation Amendment Bill 2013 introduced to State Parliament will see four new regional port authorities established – Kimberley, Pilbara, Mid West and Southern – while Fremantle remains […]

  • 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 […]

  • 29 September 2014
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Corporation of India Limited (DCI), established in 1976 to provide integrated dredging services to the Major Ports of the country, has reported an impressive 21% growth in the operations for the year 2013-14. This year has been a momentous year in the history of the company with two of the three trailer suction hopper […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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. […]

  • 10 March 2011

    The country’s economic growth is demanding more and more importance to investing in river dredging by formulating an integrated plan… (thefinancialexpress-bd) [mappress] Source: thefinancialexpress-bd, March 10, 2011  

  • 22 June 2020
    Business development

    Port Everglades received unanimous approval on its 20-Year Master/Vision Plan Update from the Broward County Board of County Commissioners last week. The Port Everglades Master/Vision Plan, updated from 2014, is a comprehensive blueprint for 5, 10 and 20 years of development and capital improvements. “This 20-Year Master/Vision Plan update is comprehensive and strategically paves the […]

  • 30 July 2013

    Subsea technology specialist, Ecosse Subsea Systems (ESS) has moved to larger premises as it prepares for significant business growth. ESS was established in 1996 and has a number of innovative patented technologies, including the SCAR plough and trenching system, which is in demand for specialist projects in the oil and gas and renewables sectors. The […]

  • 30 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    The 7th annual Offshore Energy Exhibition & Conference (OEEC) held on 28 & 29 October at Amsterdam RAI attracted 13,452 visitors representing 81 nationalities, an increase of 47% compared to last year. OEEC 2014 featured 630 exhibitors on 21,000 sq.m. floor space and 106 speakers in 22 sessions. Official opening OEEC 2014 was carried out […]

  • 9 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Orion Marine Group, Inc., a heavy civil marine contractor serving the infrastructure sector, has announced an update on the Company’s outlook and end markets. “As 2014 concludes and the Company begins a new year, it is pleased with both its strong levels of asset utilization during the fourth quarter of 2014 and its bid market […]

  • 9 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Quonset Development Corporation (QDC) announced yesterday that more than 10,000 people are now working at Quonset Business Park and its Port of Davisville. The event was attended by the state’s highest elected officeholders, including: Governor Lincoln D. Chafee, Governor-Elect Gina M. Raimondo, U.S. Senator Jack Reed, U.S. Senator Sheldon Whitehouse, U.S. Representative Jim Langevin, U.S. […]

  • 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 […]

  • 29 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Record container and cargo volumes, as well as vessel movements, exemplified yet another year of unprecedented growth at the Port of Sohar during 2012. The robust performance, coming on the 10th anniversary of its establishment, underscores the industrial port’s increasing importance as a maritime gateway for international trade and commerce, as well as a powerful […]

  • 17 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI) has provided more than $2.5 billion to clean up contaminated harbors, restore fish habitat and keep invasive species out of the Great Lakes, according to a study by the University of Michigan’s Research Seminar in Quantitative Economics. According to the study, every federal dollar spent on GLRI projects between 2010 through […]

  • 19 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Group Luka Koper, one of the fastest growing ports in the Adriatic Sea, and Dutch-based company Van Oord have completed the first phase of the Port Koper deepening project. The increased water depth of 14 m at the port’s Container Terminal will allow the berthing of bigger vessels with larger loads, creating new possibilities […]

  • 12 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Port of Tyne has announced record cargo volumes and record turnover for the fifth successive year. In 2013, the Port saw cargo volumes increase by 25% to 8.1m tonnes, and turnover rose 16% to £73 million compared to 2012. Andrew Moffat, Port of Tyne Chief Executive Officer, said that 2013 had been another record […]

  • 5 January 2018
    Business & Finance

     The Port of Rotterdam has just released this very interesting video named ‘New Space for Growth: Offshore Center Rotterdam’, showing the progress being made on the new OCMR development scheme. In the video, the port said that the phased realization of Maasvlakte 2 is really beginning to take shape. Offshore Center Rotterdam project, conducted by the […]

  • 30 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Astika Holdings Inc. confirmed its decision to engage in international trade and transactions with Nantong since its economic growth and foreign investments have exceeded all other cities in China’s Yangtze Economic Zone. Mark Richards, the director for Astika Holdings, said: “Astika’s ongoing strategy through opportunistic high growth sector acquisitions include Nantong Dredging Machinery CO. LTD. […]

  • 17 December 2010

    Suncor Energy Inc. announced today its plans to increase production to more than one million barrels of oil equivalent per day by 2020, … (suncor) [mappress] Source: suncor, December 17, 2010

  • 16 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Randall S. Over, P.E., F.ASCE, president of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) released the following statement regarding the conference report on the Water Resources Reform and Development Act by the U.S. Senate: “Yesterday’s release of the conference report on the Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA) represents a major victory in providing […]