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  • 19 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    Building upon the record-setting May volumes, the SC Ports Authority (SCPA) Board of Directors has approved a 2015 fiscal year plan that includes across-the-board increases in cargo volumes, operating revenues and capital investments. The Board approved capital investments of $113.5 million for the fiscal year. Projects over the next twelve months include improvements and enhancements […]

  • 19 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Together with other members of NAPA, the North Adriatic Ports Association, Luka Koper again participated at the biennial Transport Logistics China fair this week in Shanghai. NAPA, which joins the ports of Koper, Venice, Trieste and Rijeka, promoted the Adriatic as the fastest and most direct shipping route servicing the markets of Central and Eastern Europe, […]

  • 18 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Port Newark Container Terminal (PNCT) has announced the addition of three super-post-Panamax ship-to-shore cranes to the terminal. The cranes will be able to accommodate larger vessels and will improve the terminal’s capacity, creating economic growth within the region. “These cranes have significantly improved capabilities. They can accommodate some of the largest vessels that will […]

  • 18 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    UNESCO-IHE Institute for Water Education and the Asian Development Bank organize the 3rd Asia-Netherlands Water Learning Week from 16 to 20 June 2014 in Delft, the Netherlands. Participants from selected Asian countries (Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Indonesia, Mongolia, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Myanmar and Vietnam) will contribute project case studies from Asia and the Netherlands and learn […]

  • 17 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    As activity at the facilities of the Philadelphia Regional Port Authority (PRPA) approaches the halfway point of 2014, cargo statistics compiled thus far strongly suggest that 2014 will be another year of major successes at the Port of Philadelphia, with the fifth year of double-digit cargo growth a likely development by year’s end. Comparing the […]

  • 17 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Governor Dannel P. Malloy, joined state and local elected officials and members the state’s maritime industry, yesterday held a signing ceremony for legislation that creates the Connecticut Port Authority which will act as a quasi-public agency to market and coordinate the development of the state’s ports and maritime economy. The legislation was passed unanimously by […]

  • 16 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    After Governor Rick Scott’s signing of a funding package, Port Tampa Bay said that the port authority will now have the funds to purchase new post-Panamax gantry cranes to expand throughput capacity at the port’s growing container terminal—a $12 million boon for the state’s largest and most diversified port. Port Tampa Bay’s strategic investment in […]

  • 12 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Dutch maritime technology company Micanti has designed a 100% environmentally friendly antifouling foil. Its working is based on small fibers, which make it very unattractive for organisms to attach to the hull of a ship. The innovative nature of this invention and the successful launch of it within the global professional shipping industry has […]

  • 11 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Yesterday, U.S. Senators Roger Wicker, R-Miss., and Thad Cochran, R-Miss., made the following statements after the President Obama’s signing of the Water Resources and Reform Development Act (WRRDA) into law. “Many Mississippi industries rely on a navigable and cost-effective transportation network to do business,” Wicker said. “This law will provide these businesses and our state […]

  • 11 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    UK Prime Minister, David Cameron, has visited the construction site of the major expansion project currently underway at the Port of Liverpool, which is being developed by Peel Ports, one of the UK’s largest port groups. The £300 million Liverpool2 investment program will create the most central deep water container terminal in Great Britain and […]

  • 11 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Florida Ports Council applauded President Obama for signing the bipartisan Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA). The Council has been in Washington D.C. with officials with the Florida Executive Office of the Governor, the Florida Department of Transportation and the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity advocating for this important legislation. “Florida’s Congressional leadership […]

  • 10 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Regional Development Council (RDC) in Central Luzon will soon be busy revving up the engines of growth in the region. RDC chairman Bulacan Governor Wilhelmino M. Sy-Alvarado said that aside from giving priorities to the major projects of the national government, the council will also focus in completing major road networks and other facilities […]

  • 10 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Progress is on schedule with the Miami Harbor deepening and widening project, including the successful construction of artificial reefs and relocation of about a thousand healthy corals. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, and its contractors are at the 35 percent completion mark, with more than one million cubic yards of material safely […]

  • 9 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Government of Sri Lanka has taken steps to liberalize and strengthen rules and regulations as supportive measures for the growth of shipping and maritime business in the country, Sri Lanka Ports Authority Chairman Dr. Priyath Bandu Wickrama said. The three-year short term port development plan of 2008-2010 was successfully completed, after which a five-year […]

  • 9 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Deltares is a partner in two of the six winning consortiums that will improve storm defences in New York. The consortiums will be responsible for the ‘New Meadowlands’ project near Little Ferry in New Jersey and ‘Living with the Bay’ in Nassau County on Long Island. New Meadowlands will create an area measuring 80 km² […]

  • 6 June 2014

    Five mega ports will be allowed along the Queensland coast, mainly in areas near the Great Barrier Reef. Abbot Point, one of the world’s biggest coal terminals, has been declared a port development priority area. The declaration comes only six months after green groups lost a battle to stop Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority […]

  • 6 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Geosyntec Consultants has earned a 2014 Award of Excellence from the San Diego Section of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) for the Brawley Solid Waste Site Final Closure and New River Stabilization project in California. The project team received the distinction at the ASCE’s 2014 Civil Engineering Project Awards Banquet, held in May […]

  • 5 June 2014

    The Queensland Resources Council (QRC) welcomed the release of the state government’s Ports Strategy, which shows an environmentally responsible and sustainable approach to future development, and in particular alongside the iconic Great Barrier Reef. The strategy is the Queensland Government’s blueprint for managing and improving the efficiency and environmental management of the state’s port network […]

  • 5 June 2014
    Research & Development

    A strategy that protects the Great Barrier Reef, grows jobs and sustainably develops the state’s port network has been released today. Deputy Premier and Minister for State Development, Infrastructure and Planning Jeff Seeney said the Queensland Ports Strategy outlines 18 actions that will provide a rigorous, systematic approach to balance economic development with protection of […]

  • 3 June 2014

    The Hon. José Herrera, Parliamntary Secretary for Competitiveness and Economic Growth, Hon. MP Silvio Schembri and Private Secretary Charlon Gouder visited Malta Freeport Terminal on Friday 30 May 2014.  The contingent was welcomed to the facilities by Mr. Alex Montebello, Director Sales, Marketing, IT and Operations; Dr. Duncan Borg Myatt, Company Secretary, Director HR, Legal & Safety and […]

  • 2 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    A record financial performance during 2013 has enabled Belfast Harbour to commit more than £60m to capital expenditure projects.  The Harbour’s Annual Report has revealed that Turnover rose by 30% to £50.3m whilst Profit before Taxation climbed by 42% to £26.2m during the financial year.  During the period the Harbour also paid over £6.6m in […]

  • 30 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker presented IMS Dredges with the President’s “E” Award for Exports at a ceremony in Washington, D.C. on Wednesday. The “E” Awards are the highest recognition any U.S. entity may receive for making a significant contribution to the expansion of U.S. exports. During the awards ceremony Secretary Pritzker gave special […]

  • 29 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker wrapped up her trade mission to Africa with a stop in Ethiopia that focused on AGOA renewal. AGOA, the U.S. African Growth and Opportunity Act, “is one critical tool to continue deepening trade and investment ties between the U.S. and Africa,” the Commerce Department said in a May 27 […]

  • 29 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Ohio EPA has identified $10 million dollars of funding from Governor John R. Kasich’s capital budget to promote alternative beneficial uses for Toledo Harbor dredge materials. An agreement between Ohio EPA and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will allow dredging of Toledo Harbor and the federal shipping channel to proceed while moving toward an […]

  • 29 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Minister for Ports David Hodgett, speaking in Parliament today, announced a major milestone for the Port of Hastings expansion with the project being declared under the Major Transport Projects Facilitation Act 2009. The Port of Hastings expansion is one of several major transport projects to be declared under the Act, including East West Link, and […]

  • 29 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    State Representative David Baram said that Bloomfield is in line to receive a $600,000 state grant for improvements at Filley Park, including sidewalks, construction of parking, removal of a dam obstructing the brook, dredging the pond, an outdoor pavilion and installation of a fish ladder. The grant championed by Representative Baram and supported by Senators […]