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  • 7 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Indian Government has given a green light for the development of the major port at Enayam near Colachel in Tamil Nadu. According to the government’s press office, the ‘in-principle’ approval for the project was granted by the Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi. For the project, a Special Purpose Entity (SPE) will be […]

  • 6 December 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Ghana’s President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, yesterday cut the sod for the construction of the $60 million Jamestown Fishing Port Complex in Accra. At a ceremony in Accra, the President said that the project, which had been on the drawing board since 1965, is now becoming a reality. “Today we are going to see something […]

  • 29 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    Cayman Islands Government has approved a $150 million new cruise ship port plan, reported Office of the Premier Alden McLaughlin yesterday. According to McLaughlin, the Cabinet on Wednesday formally approved the cruise berthing facility recommendations regarding project delivery, making room for the next phase. He acknowledged potential environmental risks associated with the project, because of the dredging of the coral and dive […]

  • 9 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    Peterson – an international energy logistics provider – has signed a teaming partnership agreement with Port Cameron LLC, to develop the new port and supply base facility in the Gulf of Mexico. The company will provide logistics consultancy services to support the planning and initial development of Port Cameron, a 500-acre deepwater staging port situated in […]

  • 8 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    This video, produced by Hitachi Ltd., documents the delivery and assembly of two Hitachi Construction Machinery EX-1900-6 BH Excavators to Qatar for the New Port Project. The large excavators, with operating weights of 191 tonnes, have bucket capacities of 12m³. Delivered with three buckets: two 5.8m³ for excavating limestone, and a 12m³ standard bucket to […]

  • 3 November 2011

    The government of Angola has given the go-ahead for the construction of a new commercial port at Barra do Dande, in Bengo province…   (portstrategy) [mappress] Source: portstrategy, November 3, 2011;

  • 12 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    With a large number of approvals from relevant authorities and environmental agencies, the construction of the 330,000 square meters New West Port in Kalundborg has officially begun. Yesterday, the first stone in the construction of the new port was thrown over the railing and into Kalundborg Fjord, right at the place where Kalundborg’s brand new […]

  • 6 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    The Port of Gothenburg is planning a new Energy Port at Risholmen to the west of the present freight terminals on the Hisingen side of the river. The new port will be 600,000 square meters in size. This can be compared with the Container Terminal, which is 800,000 square meters. “Expansion of the terminals and […]

  • 25 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Abengoa, engaged in engineering activities in the energy and water sectors, has been awarded the construction of the new port terminal located in Capurro, Montevideo. The company, with a 50% stake in the winning consortium, will be responsible for drawing up the final design and construction of approximately 1,000 meters of quays for industrial fishing vessels, with the […]

  • 24 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Deputy Emir of Qatar, His Highness Sheikh Abdullah bin Hamad Al Thani last month officially started the controlled flooding operations for the new Hamad Port Project. The New Port Project Steering Committee awarded MEDCO (Middle East Dredging Company Q.S.C.) approx. €1 billion contract for the dredging and construction of the approach channel part for […]

  • 30 May 2012

    Dutch engineering and consultancy firm DHV will be responsible for the construction management of eleven new fishing ports in Ghana. Construction will start in summer 2012 and be completed in 2017. The fishing ports will improve the standard of living of Ghanaians in the coastal provinces and lead to a more durable way of fish […]

  • 18 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Construction of the QR27 billion ($7.4 billion) New Port Project is on track and is expected to be operational in the first quarter of 2016, a top official of the project has said. “Progress of the project is on schedule and at present about 10 percent of the construction work is complete while d 38 […]

  • 31 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Rotterdam Authority has signed a partnership agreement with the Indonesian Port Corporation Pelindo I in Medan, North Sumatra for the development of the new deep sea port Kuala Tanjung. Next step now is to carry out a feasibility study for the new port together with Pelindo I. A project organisation will be created […]

  • 30 May 2012

      Qatar plans to complete construction of a new $ 7.4 bn (QR 27 bn) port by the first quarter of 2016, the project’s executive director said. “About QR8bn of contracts for dredging and other work have already been awarded,” Nabeel Mohamed al-Buenain stated. “This capital project should be completed below budget,” he added. According […]

  • 6 September 2012

    SDS-Ugol reached an agreement with local authorities in Murmansk to start construction of a new port for coal. According to barentsobserver.com, a new coal harbor on the western side of the Kola bay has been on the drawing table for many years. This project is scheduled to begin next year. Murmansk already has one huge […]

  • 27 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Alaska District, in cooperation with its partners, announced yesterday a 12-month pause in the Alaska Deep-Draft Arctic Port System feasibility study to revalidate potential project economic benefits and justification. The study, which began in December 2011, has proceeded to date under an agreement with the State of Alaska, the cost […]

  • 27 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Orange Lake dredging scheme, located in the City of New Port Richey, Florida, was successfully completed last week, local media reports. According to Martin Field, construction project manager for the New Port Richey Public Works Department, dredging contractor Energy Resources Inc. removed approximately 3,600 cubic yards of sediment from the bottom of Orange Lake. […]

  • 5 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Hyundai Engineering & Construction Co., Ltd and Boskalis-Middle East recently won a multi-million dredging contract for the New Port Project (NPP) project in Doha, Qatar. The contract, awarded by the NPP steering committee in August, includes quay walls, channel dredging works, and construction of 4km long breakwater at the Economic Zone 3(QEZ3). According to Abdul Aziz Mohammed al-Nuaimi, Chairman of the […]

  • 4 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    Two ports, two container ships and 18 landing sites will be constructed as part of the Eastern Corridor Multi-modal Transport project. One of the ports will be sited at Akosombo while the other will be situated at Buipe or Yapei in the north. Government on Monday signed a 314 million dollars contract with the Chinese […]

  • 16 September 2012

    Royal Caribbean has introduced plan to make partnership with the Barbados government for the construction of a new port in Bridgetown. George Hutson, the Barbados Minister of International Transport and International Business, said: “If we are going to remain relevant, if we are going to capitalise on the opportunities available from cruise tourism, we must […]

  • 2 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Ramboll, an engineering, design and consultancy company founded in Denmark, has won a contract to design a new container port of 60,000 square meters in Nuuk, Greenland. The port will be built by the Danish contractor Per Aarsleff A/S. Over the next five months, a project team of Ramboll employees representing various engineering disciplines will […]

  • 27 March 2012

    Nabil Al-Bouenain, executive director of the New Port Project, said that Qatar intends to award three tenders this year for the construction of the country’s new port, with the estimated cost of QR27bn ($7.4bn), according to Arabian Business. So far 17 projects are planned for the upcoming years and the port is scheduled for completion […]

  • 11 June 2010

    More than 20 years after it gave up on a new port in the Dollart Hafen, the north German port city of Emden is reviving plans for an…   [mappress] Source: maritimejournal, June 11, 2010;

  • 6 December 2010

    Benin Republic has said that it would build five inland ports to move goods to Nigeria, Togo and other landlocked countries such as Niger… By Bayo Akomolafe (compassnewspaper) [mappress] Source: compassnewspaper, December 6, 2010;

  • 24 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Construction works on the new Lamu port, which is part of the Lamu Port Southern Sudan-Ethiopia Transport (LAPSSET) Corridor project, will begin next month.   This was announced yesterday by Kenya’s president, Uhuru Kenyatta, during the opening of the country’s first National Maritime Conference. The conference was convened to discuss and develop a national action plan on how Kenyans […]

  • 22 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    A ground-breaking ceremony for the new Phu Quoc International Passenger Port took place on November 20 in Duong Dong Town, Phu Quoc district, Vietnam. The Kien Giang provincial People’s Committee and Truong Son Construction Corporation of the Ministry of National Defense hosted the ceremony. The new cruise ship facility, built in Duong Dong Town – the […]