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  • 13 September 2011

     Brazil’s ports are spending more on infrastructure to increase trade with China, and there is a lot at stake both for the ports, their… (chinadaily) [mappress] Source: chinadaily, September 13, 2011

  • 6 September 2011

      Area Congressmen Gene Green and Pete Olson emphasized that the Port of Houston and Houston Ship Channel are the key to boosting growth of… By Mary Alys Cherry (yourhoustonnews) [mappress] Source: yourhoustonnews, September 6, 2011;

  • 19 August 2011

    Port of Tauranga is investing to handle bigger ships and expects earnings to grow despite an uncertain global economic outlook, says…   By Owen Hembry (nzherald) [mappress] Source: nzherald, August 19, 2011

  • 15 August 2011
    Business & Finance

    BMT Consultants India, a subsidiary of BMT Group Ltd, the leading international maritime design, engineering and risk management consultancy, is celebrating five years in business. To date, 145 ports and logistic projects at 35 coastal locations across India worth an aggregate value of Rs 72,000 Crore, approximately US$16 billion, have benefited from the consultancy’s specialist […]

  • 10 August 2011

    Baltimore has moved up in national port rankings, up one spot for cargo tonnage and two spots for cargo value. The port moved 32.8 million tons of cargo worth $41.5 billion in 2010. That was good for the 13th heaviest and 11th most valuable cargo among the nation’s 360 ports. Those numbers will help the […]

  • 26 July 2011

    Individual crane productivity has increased by 25% in the past 12 months at the Apapa Container Terminal, with overall berth productivity rising by 50% during the same period even as port container volumes have surged by 26%. With the recent completion of dredging of all 4 berths to 13.5 meters, APM Terminals Apapa is now […]

  • 26 July 2011

    DP World’s global portfolio of container terminals has continued to build on the excellent start to 2011 with the momentum continuing into the second quarter. Gross volumes for the first six months of the year were 26.2 million TEU or 11% ahead of the prior year. This performance was driven by strong growth in the […]

  • 18 July 2011

    Subsidiary of one of the leading global shipping lines, Maersk Nigeria Limited (MNL), has expressed delight in the successful berthing of… By John Iwori (thisdaylive) [mappress] Source: thisdaylive, July 18, 2011;

  • 15 July 2011
    Business & Finance

    The Liebherr Group benefited from the worldwide business recovery in the 2010 business year and resumed its growth. Total turnover rose by 626.0 million € or 9.0 % to 7,587.0 million €. This growth derived exclusively from the Group’s construction machinery area, in which it proved possible to increase sales revenues by 655.3 million € […]

  • 12 July 2011
    Project & Tenders

    U.S. Congressman Charles W. Boustany, Jr., MD (R-Southwest Louisiana) supported an amendment on Monday to improve funding of the Army Corps of Engineers Operations and Maintenance account by adding $6.3 million for FY 2012 dredging activities. “This amendment is a short-term step to close a gap in South Louisiana’s dredging needs,” Boustany said. “Adequately dredging […]

  • 30 June 2011

    Cargo handling capacity at Brazil’s ports is set to rise to 1 billion metric tons a year in late 2012 or early 2013, from 834 million tons… By Diana Kinch, Dow Jones Newswires (gcaptain) [mappress] Source: gcaptain, June 30, 2011

  • 9 June 2011

    Work on the $1 billion tunnel connecting Dodge Island to regional highways is underway. By Zachary Fagenson (miamitodaynews) [mappress] Source: miamitodaynews, June 9, 2011    

  • 3 June 2011

    For months now, two of the best-kept secrets in county government have been the secret site plans and planning staff reviews of “Project… By Joe Shea (thebradentontimes) [mappress] Source: thebradentontimes, June 3, 2011  

  • 12 May 2011

    Port of Tyne has reported 2010 end of year results reflecting a significant return to growth following the recession of 2009. With chairman Sir Ian Wrigglesworth and chief executive officer Andrew Moffat at the helm, the port has seen some of the best results for some time in all five of its business areas. These […]

  • 9 May 2011

    It’s the beginning of another exciting summer season at Penn’s Landing. The Delaware River Waterfront Corporation is proudly announcing sign… More info: pr-usa [mappress] Source: pr-usa, May 9, 2011;

  • 26 April 2011

    The ring of the Chairman’s Bell today marked a new beginning for Port Manatee.   BY JACKIE BARRON (tbo) [mappress] Source: tbo, April 26, 2011

  • 21 April 2011

    Agriculture, woodchips, plane parts and dredging – these are the items that will drive the growth of the port here in the future. Lt…. BY BEN HOGWOOD (carolinacoastonline) [mappress] Source: carolinacoastonline, April 21, 2011

  • 29 March 2011

      Technology holds the key to achieving sustainable long-term development of the ports business in today’s digitised world and DP World is proactively pursuing this strategy at its facilities, according to Mohammed Al Muallem, Senior Vice President and Managing Director, DP World UAE Region. His remarks came during a week in which two separate groups of academics and business students […]

  • 25 March 2011

      Wilhelmsen Ships Service is investing in people and offices to position itself in parallel with the steady signs of economic growth that the company is witnessing in India. Nakul Malhotra, Area Director for Wilhelmsen Ships Service in the Sub Continent explains, “The company sees the Indian market as a dynamic and growing market for […]

  • 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  

  • 11 February 2011
    Equipment, Technology

    BEML Ltd will sign an agreement with a European firm to foray into dredging equipment manufacture. According to chairman and managing … (constructionupdate) [mappress] Source: constructionupdate, February 11, 2011;

  • 28 January 2011

    The President and CEO of Wärtsilä Corporation, Mr Ole Johansson, has decided to retire after turning 60 years of age in June, using the right stipulated in his executive contract. The exact timing of his retirement will be announced later. Also, Mr Johansson will not be available to continue in his position as a member […]

  • 31 December 2010

    “With the rapid recovery of its cargo throughput, a strong increase in its market share and the large-scale investment in Maasvlakte 2 and the existing port area, the port of Rotterdam is in a good position. But if we want the mainport to continue to play its role as engine of the national and European […]

  • 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

  • 29 November 2010
    Business & Finance

    At a time when the economy has gone to “muck,” the Dredging industry is thriving, in large part due to a significant number of government contracts assigned to maintain the country’s waterways and lakes. And one local company is benefiting from the abundance of work: Cavache, a South Florida based dredging contractor experienced in hydraulic […]

  • 24 November 2010

    Bill Johnson, Director of the Port of Miami, presented on the Port of Miami’s Deep Dredge Project to the Miami Beach Chamber of Commerce’s… By Chantal Gloor (communitynewspapers) [mappress] Source: communitynewspapers, November 24, 2010;