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  • 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 […]

  • 6 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. President Obama’s Budget for fiscal year 2015 has been released and included $825 million in funding for the civil works program of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mississippi Valley Division. “The fiscal 2015 civil works budget for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers reflects the Administration’s priorities of supporting and improving the […]

  • 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 […]

  • 25 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Philadelphia has reported a 16 percent in cargo in 2014, marking the fifth consecutive year of double-digit cargo growth along the city’s Delaware River waterfront.  Final cargo figures for 2014, compiled by the Philadelphia Regional Port Authority (PRPA), reveal that 5,950,319 metric tons of cargo were handed at the Port of Philadelphia’s […]

  • 15 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    At the Brunswick State of the Port address Tuesday, Georgia Ports Authority Executive Director Curtis Foltz reported double-digit growth in total tonnage and a record number of auto and machinery units moved over Brunswick docks in fiscal year 2014. Saying that he expects strong growth to continue in Ro/Ro traffic, Foltz detailed opportunities for expansion […]

  • 3 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    DP World Limited handled 60 million TEU (twenty-foot equivalent units) across its global portfolio of container terminals during 2014, with gross container volumes growing by 8.9% on reported basis and 8.0% on a like-for-like basis. New volume at London Gateway (UK) and Embraport (Brazil) contributed to the increase in reported volumes. Growth in 2014 was […]

  • 6 December 2013

    The Construction Institute of Thailand (CIT) has revealed that the 1 trillion baht investment target in the construction sector this year is unlikely to be realized, and that the industry’s growth next year might still be on a slow pace. CIT Director Chakporn Oonjitt stated this year’s declining growth in the construction industry is in […]

  • 28 March 2014

    Astika Holdings announced today that it is continuing to focus on a variety of strategic acquisitions in the service, agriculture and industrial sectors to compliment and capture the next wave of growth companies from Asia and New Zealand. Rapid economic growth and increased foreign investment sector companies poised for accelerated growth with national modernization are […]

  • 6 February 2012

    Joe Nielsen, the former CFO for APM Terminals’ activities in the Americas Region has been named Managing Director, Latin American Terminals, as the high-growth markets of Latin America continue to be a focus area of the company’s investment planning. Latin American container trade has been projected by Drewry Maritime Research to expand by 6.5% this […]

  • 28 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Global marine terminal operator DP World announced strong financial results from its global portfolio of marine terminals for the six months to 30 June 2014, delivering profit attributable to owners of the Company before separately disclosed items of $332 million, 40.8% ahead of the first half of 2013 on a like-for-like basis. Revenue of $1,659 […]

  • 27 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Ben Vree, APM Terminals Europe Region CEO, cited healthy projected volume increases in Eastern Europe and the increasingly important Russian market as bright spots in an otherwise gloomy outlook for European container market growth as a keynote speaker at the TOC Container Supply Chain Conference Europe event at the port industry’s largest annual European conference. […]

  • 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;

  • 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;

  • 29 August 2012

    DP World today announced financial results from its global portfolio of marine terminals for the first six months of 2012, reporting profit before tax at $310 million, 12% ahead of the prior period on an underlying basis. DP World Chairman, Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem, commented: “The past six months has been a challenging period for […]

  • 28 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The rapid growth of Turkish ports and maritime sectors created interesting opportunities for bilateral co-operation between Turkish and Dutch maritime companies. New product-market combinations in the fields of sustainable shipping, port development and fleet renewal can lead to mutual benefits and growth, announced Maritime by Holland. Mr. Keller, Ambassador of the Netherlands in Turkey, said: […]

  • 26 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    China Dredging Group today announced that the respective shareholders of China Dredging Group and China Growth Equity Investment have approved the merger agreement between the parties and the previously announced business combination between the three companies has been completed. The combined entity is named “Pingtan Marine Enterprise Ltd.” China Dredging Group, one of the leading […]

  • 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 […]

  • 21 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    SC Ports Authority today reported container business up 12 percent in 2014, a year highlighted by strong volume growth and substantial forward progress on the harbor deepening project. In December the Port handled 141,956 twenty-foot equivalent units (TEUs), up 14 percent compared to the same month last year. SCPA container volume rose to nearly 1.8 […]

  • 1 May 2012

      DP World Limited held their Annual General Meeting (AGM) in respect of the full year 2011 this morning, with all resolutions put to shareholders passed, with over 99% of the votes cast in favour. Shareholders voted in favour of the re-appointment of all eight Directors of the DP World Board. The resolutions also included […]

  • 18 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Fiscal Year 2016 Operating and Capital Budget was approved Tuesday (November 17) during a special meeting of the Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority (PHA). Solid financial performance is expected to continue in 2016 with projections by the PHA of revenue growth after a very strong fiscal 2015 in terms of cargo tonnage. […]

  • 22 April 2010

    State Rep. Lake Ray’s push to make ports central to Florida’s growth has gained House approval but still needs to clear another Senate committee before that chamber votes. Ray, R-Jacksonville, said he expects the bill will either go to the full Senate for a vote next week, or be rolled into an $80 million package […]

  • 21 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. has defined a strategy for the period 2014-2016 based on three elements. These elements are: Focus, Expand and Strengthen. “It is our goal to further expand our company. Identifying opportunities for growth starts with understanding current market developments. We focus on markets where there is structural growth. Ports will continue to […]

  • 9 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Georgia Ports Authority announced yesterday that the authority posted increases across all reporting categories for the first two months of fiscal year 2013. At its Oct. 8 meeting, the GPA board heard a report from Executive Director Curtis Foltz detailing 5.6 percent growth in tonnage across July and August, with 13.8 percent growth in […]

  • 29 March 2012

      DP World today announces strong financial results from its global portfolio of marine terminals for the twelve months to 31 December 2011, delivering a better than expected profit for the year, after separately disclosed items, of $751 million, 67% ahead of last year. Highlights – Consolidated volumes of 27.5 million TEU (twenty foot equivalent […]

  • 30 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    DP World Limited handled 14.2 million TEU (twenty-foot equivalent units) across its portfolio of container terminals in the third quarter of 2012. This was 1% lower than the same period last year reflecting the divestment of three joint venture terminals and a decline in volumes in the Europe, Middle East and Africa region. Like for […]

  • 26 September 2011

    Research and Markets has announced the addition of the “China Freight Transport Report Q4 2011” report.  In July 2011 China announced an investment programme for navigation projects on the Yangtze River​ that should see its facilities catch up with the rapid rise in freight traffic on the waterway. Chinese Deputy Minister of Transport Xu Zuyuan […]