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  • 23 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Honourable Peter MacKay, Minister of National Defence, on behalf of the Honourable Denis Lebel, Minister of Transport, Infrastructure and Communities, Minister of the Economic Development Agency of Canada for the Regions of Quebec and Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs, announced federal funding for new technology development at the Port of Halifax. “A strong and efficient […]

  • 22 April 2013

    The worlds largest container vessels are to call at Busan Port. Busan Port Authority(BPA, President Ki-tack Lim) stated that Alexander Von Humboldt of CMA-CGM, the worlds 3rd largest shipping company in France, will enter Busan New Container Terminal(BNCT) at the Busan New Port. The vessel(175,343t) was constructed by Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering, and is […]

  • 22 April 2013

    Another Damen CSD250 has been delivered, to Nigeria this time. The dredger has started creating its own pond, which is to become a major access route to a new industrial park. The creation of the waterway has already boosted the local economy, as also in Nigeria the waterway transport has the future. The CSD250 has […]

  • 19 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) has approved Port Orchard’s updated shoreline master program. Port Orchard’s shoreline program will result in significant improvements in the protection, use, development, restoration and water-quality protection along 11 miles of Sinclair Inlet, Black Jack Creek, Ross Creek Estuary, Big Lake and Square Lake. The updated master program combines local […]

  • 18 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    On March 29, CCCC and Nansha New Area (NNA) entered into a cooperation framework agreement on integrated urban development investment. Zhen Shaohua, deputy general manager of CCCC and Lu Yuan, vice chairman of the Administrative Committee of NNA affixed signature on behalf of respective sides. Located in the south of Guangzhou, NNA enjoys superior location, […]

  • 16 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Mayor of London, Boris Johnson, today visited Jebel Ali Port and was welcomed by Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem, Chairman, DP World, who explained to the Mayor how DP World’s massive London Gateway port and logistics park project is modelled on Jebel Ali. During their meeting and a tour of the port, Mr Johnson was […]

  • 16 April 2013

    The Asian Development Bank (ADB) joined the Government and people of the Cook Islands to officially open the upgraded Avatiu Port, which was substantially improved by the Avatiu Port Development Project. “The project has not only extended the life of Avatiu Port, but has already boosted the safety and efficiency of port operations in Cook […]

  • 16 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) is seeking public comment on Pend Oreille County’s proposed comprehensive update of its shoreline master program. The county’s locally tailored shoreline program is designed to help minimize environmental damage to shoreline areas, reserve appropriate areas for water-oriented uses, and protect the public’s right to public lands and waters. The […]

  • 16 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Bob Casey (D-PA) called on a key Senate Committee to include funds to complete the Delaware River deepening project in its budget. Senator Casey recently worked to secure $20 million in the President’s budget for the dredging project and now in a letter to the Senate Appropriations Committee pressed to maintain that investment […]

  • 15 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Following is the text of the speech delivered by the Honourable Minister of Shipping, Shri G.K.Vasan at the meeting of the Consultative Committee attached to the Ministry of Shipping on April 15, 2013 in Mumbai. “I extend a very warm welcome to all of you to the city of Mumbai and also to this meeting […]

  • 12 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, together with elected officials and leaders from the Port of Los Angeles and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, last week marked the completion of the Port’s Main Channel Deepening Project, a major milestone in the Port’s ongoing efforts to assure its global competitiveness, continued growth, and job creation. This video […]

  • 12 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Six months into his first year with Port Freeport, Executive Port Director/CEO Glenn Carlson received some very good news: Port Freeport’s financial results continue to meet or exceed our financial plan for fiscal year 2013. “We have not only retained our “A” credit rating, but have posted strong financial results from Port operations. For example, […]

  • 11 April 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    In Belgium, the works on the NORTHWIND offshore wind farm have started while those from C-POWER’S third phase are continuing. The DEME Group is utilizing various specialized companies from the Group to this end: TIDEWAY Offshore Solutions BV as concerns erosion protection works and cable-laying activities; GEOSEA Geotechnical & Offshore Solutions NV as concerns the […]

  • 11 April 2013

    The German Minister of Transport, Dr. Peter Ramsauer, stated that the federal German government is and remains a reliable partner in maritime alliance. “To keep Germany competitive as a maritime location, we will keep the tonnage tax in force. In doing so, we will ensure future-proof framework conditions for the maritime sector, which is a […]

  • 11 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    The President’s Budget for fiscal 2014 (FY14) includes $4.826 billion in gross discretionary funding for the Civil Works program of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), which is offset in part by a proposal to cancel $100 million in unobligated carryover of funding appropriated prior to fiscal year 2013. “The fiscal 2014 Civil Works […]

  • 10 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Panama Canal Administrator Jorge L. Quijano discussed with maritime industry leaders the impact of the Expansion and the role it will play in trade between Asia and Latin America. “We believe the expanded Canal will have a significant impact in many segments of the market,” Quijano said during his presentation in Sea Asia 2013 held […]

  • 10 April 2013

    The significant value of A&P Falmouth to the Cornwall economy and barriers to the port growth was the focus of a ministerial visit yesterday. Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, the Rt Hon Dr Vince Cable heard first hand the ambitions A&P Falmouth and partners have to secure the future prosperity of the […]

  • 9 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Baltimore has announced that it was a record year in 2012 for its public marine terminals, handling more autos and machinery than any other US port. Key target commodities, autos, containers and ro-ro cargo all saw their best years at the port, despite the global economic recession. The port handled 652,000 cars […]

  • 9 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) has acquired a contract from Wasser- und Schifffahrtsamt Cuxhaven to maintain part of the shipping fairway of the River Elbe in Germany spanning a distance of 110 kilometers. The contract was awarded for a period of three years and has a value of approximately EUR 75 million. The activities are […]

  • 8 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    The extraordinary shareholders’ meeting of Ackermans & van Haaren NV has on 25 November 2011 renewed the powers delegated to the board of directors to redeem shares for a period of 5 years. In the framework of these powers, the company has in the period from 2 until 5 April 2013 redeemed a total of 10,000 shares on NYSE […]

  • 8 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    The resaca water system in Brownsville serves as habitat for an array of species of fish and hundreds of species of birds and waterfowl, but has become polluted with large amounts of sediment and non-biodegradable waste such as tires, cans and plastic bags. BPUB is working with Genesis Water ‘s specialized dewatering equipment to rapidly […]

  • 8 April 2013

    Colliers International released its third North American Port Analysis report which examines evolving trade patterns resulting from the upcoming Panama Canal expansion in 2015. The report’s theme, “CapEx or Capsize,” underscores the idea that cities need to spend the capital to upgrade their ports, or risk “capsizing” their economies. Report author, KC Conway, notes that […]

  • 8 April 2013

    APM Terminals CEO Kim Fejfer and a senior delegation met with representatives of the Omani government this past week as the company’s partnership in Omani logistics infrastructure and economic development was the key topic of discussion in meetings with the Minister of Commerce and Industry Dr. Ali Sunaidi, and the Secretary General of the Supreme […]

  • 5 April 2013

    Port of Cork Outlines Potential Plans for Port Development in Ringaskiddy The Port of Cork Company outlined plans for potential Port development in Ringaskiddy and announced a number of key dates for public information days. The proposed developments are the first phase of the implementation of the Port of Cork’s Strategic Development Plan Review (2010), […]

  • 4 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Cargill and the Port of Rotterdam Authority have reached agreement on expanding the current site in the Botlek area by 28,000m2. Cargill has been operating from the Botlek area since 1984, and has both an inland shipping jetty and a sea jetty there. Thanks to a previous agreement with the Port of Rotterdam Authority, the […]

  • 4 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    For over ten years, local container haulier M&M Transport (Southern) Limited has been partnering with major shipping lines, agents and freight forwarders to help transport the goods that arrive in Southampton to locations around the UK. During that time its team have earned a reputation for cost effective container solutions and a friendly, personalised service. […]