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  • 30 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Member of Parliament for Acadie-Bathurst, Serge Cormier, on behalf of the Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, Jonathan Wilkinson, announced yesterday that the Government of Canada is investing in harbor infrastructure throughout the Acadian Peninsula. “Investments that help improve communities are a priority for our Government. Small Craft Harbor investments demonstrate […]

  • 2 August 2012

    According to the Construction Enquirer, the European Investment Bank has agreed to provide almost half the finance for a new £300m deep-water container terminal at the Port of Liverpool. This developnet project is currently out to tender with construction due to start next year and be completed by 2015. The project details – Construction work […]

  • 24 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    Europe needs to invest in improvements in European infrastructure to ensure economic growth. This is the opinion of a number of CEOs from European companies, including Hans Smits, Port of Rotterdam Authority. To this end, today, 24 October, they are signing a manifesto with the European Commissioner for Transport, Siim Kallas, calling on European government […]

  • 23 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    The communities of Bayfield, Lion’s Head, Port Elgin, Dyer’s Bay, Howdenvale, Meaford, Big Bay (North Keppel), White Cloud Island, Pembroke, and Silver Water in Ontario are welcoming important federal investments that will benefit their local harbor infrastructure. Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, Sean Casey, has announced that […]

  • 10 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Luanda dredging program is nearing its completion, announced Sogester – Terminal Management Company SA. Due to the development of the port sector, Sogester decided to invest in dredging, aiming to achieve an 11.7 meters pier depth. This dredging scheme started on December 26, 2014, and the completion is scheduled for mid-February. To date, […]

  • 16 April 2012

    According to Ghana Business News, the China Communications Construction Company Limited (CCCC) has expressed interest in investing in Ghana’s roads, railways and harbours expansion projects. The CCCC, the largest construction company in China and Asia, is one of the Chinese companies that the CBD had recommended to Ghana to execute the projects under the terms […]

  • 19 June 2012

    Bangchak Petroleum Public Company Limited has poured hundreds of millions of baht into the construction of a flood defense dyke in light of the 5 billion-baht damage to its solar cell business caused by last year’s flood. During a seminar focusing on Thailand’s pulling through natural disasters, including flood, earthquake and drought, Bangchak President Anusorn […]

  • 21 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    Florida Senator Rick Scott visited JAXPORT earlier this week to highlight his Fighting for Florida budget agenda, which includes more a more than $140 million investment for Florida Ports. Senator Scott also toured Port Tampa Bay, Port Canaveral, Port Panama City and PortMiami throughout the week to highlight his commitment to fighting for the continued success of Florida’s […]

  • 1 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    The Dutch research institute Deltares recently released a study highlighting the economic benefits of investments in dikes worldwide. According to Deltares, the economic benefits of building dikes to reduce flood damage far outweigh the costs at the global scale. In many parts of the world, it is even possible to reduce the economic damage from river […]

  • 28 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Ukrainian Sea Ports Authority (USPA) reported today that it will invest around $153 million in infrastructure projects during 2017. According to USPA, the company is planning to allocate UAH 3.9 billion ($153 million) to finance infrastructure projects in the maritime sector. This level of capital investment is provided by the financial plan of the enterprise, which was approved […]

  • 31 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    Lawrence MacAulay, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, Member of Parliament for Cardigan, announced yesterday that the Government of Canada is investing $7.2 million this year in the repair and maintenance of a number of small craft harbors in eastern Prince Edward Island. Three of these harbors will see their investment extend into future years for […]

  • 17 May 2012

    Vanguard reports that the Nigerian Ports Authority has recorded an increase in container and vehicular traffic at the end of the first quarter of 2012 showing an increase over the same period of 2011. The Nigerian Ports Authority in fulfilling its obligation of planning, development and maintenance of port infrastructure. These developments have been witnessed […]

  • 27 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Gail Shea, the Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, announced today an investment to improve working conditions for fishermen at Tignish Harbor in Prince Edward Island.  “For generations, hard-working Canadian men and women have made their livelihood from our waters. Without question, small craft harbors are the cornerstone of the commercial fishing industry. This announcement is […]

  • 13 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Commission’s record €13.1 billion investment plan for the transport sector is coming closer to reality, after EU Member States approved the list of projects to receive funding under the Connecting Europe Facility (CEF). Out of the 276 selected, a number of projects will serve the Baltic ports. Whole process of application and evaluation has been coordinated by […]

  • 25 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Rob Moore, Regional Minister for New Brunswick, announced today that the Government of Canada is making a significant investment to improve the small craft harbor in Alma. The project will provide a safer and more efficient working environment for harbor users and local fishermen. “In Alma, fishing is an important way of life for many […]

  • 13 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    APM Terminals and Colombian-based port and terminal operating company, Compañia de Puertos Asociados S.A. (Compas S.A.) have signed a joint venture agreement to jointly manage and operate Compas S.A.’s existing multipurpose Cartagena Terminal. The two companies will jointly invest over $200 million in upgrading and expanding the Cartagena Terminal, including state-of-the-art terminal equipment. The upgrade will […]

  • 22 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    As one of the UAE’s leading enablers of development and trade, Abu Dhabi Ports Company (ADPC) is fast progressing while taking significant steps on its way to diversify Abu Dhabi’s economy. Only two years after the start of commercial operations, ADPC’s state-of-the-art Khalifa Port now ranks number five in the Europe, Middle East and Africa […]

  • 8 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    Faculty members at universities in Louisiana have until December 15, 2017, to apply for one of four $25,000 stipends for eligible students pursuing a Master of Science degree at that university, Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) said in its latest release.  “The assistantships available to faculty at Louisiana colleges and universities, will fund […]

  • 17 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Port of London Authority (PLA) has launched an Investment Plan aimed at accelerating delivery of the goals in the Thames Vision and diversifying the PLA’s income streams. The plan is to target three broad categories of investment: commercial investments supporting river/port use; long term investments with a long payback period, which also deliver public […]

  • 1 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Honourable Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, announced an investment of $7.2 million to support improvement projects at three small craft harbours in New Brunswick. This investment is part of the regular program funding for small craft harbours across Canada in 2014-2015. The major projects that are receiving funding include: – The multiyear […]

  • 26 July 2012

    The Port of Seattle’s Terminal 18, run by SSA Terminals, will have three more Super Post Panamax cranes, allowing it to handle the largest container vessels in the world. “SSA is making Terminal 18 big-ship ready for the next generation of ocean-going vessels,” said Port Commission President Gael Tarleton. “This is the kind of investment […]

  • 10 August 2010

    The government has designated two mega-ports as “International Freight Strategic Ports,” which are to receive high-priority in budget … (hellenicshippingnews) [mappress] Source: hellenicshippingnews, August 10, 2010;

  • 21 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    At the annual Brunswick State of the Port event Tuesday, Georgia Ports Authority Executive Director, Curtis Foltz, discussed an ambitious capital improvement plan for Brunswick terminals. “In order to ensure efficient processing of cargo, our capacity must remain higher than current demand,” Foltz said. “To that end, we will be improving Brunswick facilities serving each […]

  • 17 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Ben Lobb, Member of Parliament for Huron-Bruce, announced yesterday that the Government of Canada will invest in a harbor improvement project at Bayfield Harbor, a development scheme that will provide a safer and more efficient working environment for local fishermen and harbor users. At the Bayfield Harbor this year, work will include the rehabilitation of the […]

  • 29 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    The European Commission is further delivering on its top priority of creating jobs and boosting growth in Europe, by unveiling a record €13.1 billion investment plan in 276 transport projects, selected under the Connecting Europe Facility (CEF). This investment will unlock additional public and private co-financing for a combined amount of €28.8 billion. Along with […]

  • 25 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    County residents in 170 homes in flood-hit areas will benefit from a six-year investment in flood protection, announced Northumberland County Council. Another 380 homes affected by coastal erosion will also see significant investment. The Council secured the DEFRA agreement, which will ensure that vulnerable areas are protected, following work over the past 15 months with the government […]