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  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 14 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    ASL Marine Holdings Ltd, an integrated marine company offering comprehensive services in shipbuilding, shiprepair and conversion, shipchartering and dredging engineering, reported revenue of S$144.8 million and net profit attributable to shareholders of S$5.6 million for the three months ended 31 March 2014. The group recorded growth in shiprepair, conversion and engineering segment, which was offset […]

  • 28 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Chancellor George Osborne is to announce a £35m grant to dredge the approach channel in the Mersey Estuary – creating the opportunity for massive container vessels to enter the river. The Chancellor will make the announcement during a visit to the Port of Liverpool where he will meet representatives from businesses in the region […]

  • 2 September 2010

    The Port of Houston Authority needs to spend about $2 billion in the next decade to handle increased trade from Asia, take advantage of the… By Jenalia Moreno (chron) [mappress] Source: chron, September 3, 2010;

  • 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 […]

  • 22 December 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Palaszczuk Government today welcomed the Commonwealth Government’s decision to approve the final environmental impact statement for the Abbot Point Growth Gateway Project. State Development Minister Dr Anthony Lynham said that the decision meant that if one or more of the proposed Galilee Basin coal mine projects go ahead, the port could be developed to […]

  • 6 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    A Provincial Growth Fund (PGF) grant will allow Greymouth Port in New Zealand to undertake dredging work to ensure fishing boats can use the lagoon during low tide, Regional Economic Development Minister, Shane Jones, announced last week. The PGF will provide $750,000 to allow the slipway and lagoon at Greymouth Port to be dredged to four […]

  • 18 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    This month, Port Saint John’s competitive connectivity will be showcased to a transnational audience. Representatives from Port Saint John, along with the Council of Atlantic Premiers (CAP) and regional industry leaders, will be visiting Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro from Oct. 18 to 26. Jim Quinn, president and CEO and Andrew Dixon, senior vice-president, […]

  • 19 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Georgia Ports Authority Board approved $86.5 million to purchase four new ship-to-shore cranes and 20 new rubber-tired gantry cranes (RTGs) used to handle containers at Garden City Terminal. “Our continued infrastructure investments enable us to work larger vessels and provide faster service to our customers,” said GPA Executive Director Curtis Foltz. “With this latest […]

  • 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;

  • 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 […]

  • 9 April 2010

    Phase 2 of Growth Acceleration Program opens up great prospects for 2011-2014.Brazil launched the second phase of its national Growth Acceleration Program (PAC 2), opening up US$ 220.2 billion in opportunities for foreign investment in Brazil over the period from 2011 to 2014… [mappress] Source:kgun9,April 9,2010;

  • 24 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The World Bank’s Global Economic Prospects 2014 report, released last week, projects a sharp increase in the projected annual growth rates for the volume of world trade for the next three years, which the geographically balanced APM Terminals Global Terminal Network is notably well-suited to accommodate. The overall global economic growth rate has been forecast […]

  • 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;

  • 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 […]

  • 31 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    Essar Ports Ltd., part of the Essar Group, today announced its unaudited results for the quarter ended September 2013. Speaking on the key highlights for the quarter, Mr. Rajiv Agarwal, Managing Director, Essar Ports Ltd. said: “Our performance is consistent with the growth targets we have set for ourselves and we are confident of delivering […]

  • 4 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    Port of Townsville said in its latest release that Australian Prime Minister, Scott Morrison, announced today a $75 million funding contribution towards the Townsville Channel Capacity Upgrade; meaning that the works can now get underway. The $193 million project involves widening of the shipping channels to accommodate larger ships and is the vital first stage […]

  • 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

  • 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 […]

  • 7 June 2010

    To accelerate growth, Kenya must enhance capacity and efficiency of the port of Mombasa. [mappress] Source: Daily Nation, June 7, 2010;

  • 28 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    DP World Limited handled 44.8 million TEU (twenty-foot equivalent units) across its global portfolio of container terminals during the first nine months of 2014, with gross container volumes growing by 9.0% on a like-for-like basis.  On a reported basis gross container volumes grew by 10.1% with new volume at London Gateway (UK) and Embraport (Brazil) […]

  • 26 October 2012

    China Growth Equity Investment Ltd., a special purpose acquisition company, China Dredging Group Co., Ltd. and Fujian Provincial Pingtan County Ocean Fishing Group Co., Ltd. yesterday announced that CGEI and CDGC have entered into a definitive merger agreement for CGEI to merge with CDGC and that CGEI and Pingtan Fishing have entered into a definitive […]

  • 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