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  • 7 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (CT-3) pressed the Office of Management and Budget and the Army Corp of Engineers to include funding for New Haven harbor maintenance in next year’s budget. The New Haven harbor has not been dredged since 2004 and the need for work to be done was further heightened by Hurricanes Irene and Sandy. […]

  • 4 November 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    One of the world’s most modern shipping terminals, Liverpool2, will be officially opened today, November 4th 2016, at the Port of Liverpool by the Secretary of State for International Trade, Rt Hon Dr Liam Fox MP. The £400 million investment by Peel Ports will provide a state-of-the-art ocean gateway for UK importers and exporters with […]

  • 18 February 2014

    The European Union will co-finance with €3.9 million from the TEN-T Programme a project to extend one of the terminals and renew the intermodal infrastructure of the northern Italian Port of Genoa. The project, which was selected for funding under the 2012 TEN-T Annual Call, concerns works aimed at adapting the Port’s infrastructure to larger […]

  • 27 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    PortMiami’s Deep Dredge project, that will deepen the Port’s existing channel from its current 42-foot depth to minus 50-52’, will be completed this summer. This was announced yesterday by the Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez during the annual State of the County Address at Florida International University’s west Miami-Dade campus. Mayor Carlos Gimenez said that the Deep Dredge project […]

  • 28 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    DEME reported another particularly active first half-year in 2015. A net profit of 119.8 million euros (1H14: 62.6 million euros) was realized on an (economic) turnover of 1,218.7 million euros. Besides the many ongoing projects on all continents, several largescale projects in Australia (Wheatstone and Hay Point) and in Belgium (Northwind wind farm) were successfully completed; good progress was made on the […]

  • 13 December 2012

    The latest phase of Slip C dredging at the Port Fourchon is complete, according to the Greater Lafourche Port Commission. This very important dredging project created a new slip in the Northern Expansion area of Port Fourchon, reports worldoil.com. The dredger “Mike Hooks” has been on the project for approximately two months. The dredger used […]

  • 27 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Abu Dhabi Ports Company (ADPC) and Abu Dhabi Terminals (ADT) the container terminal operator, have announced yesterday the arrival of three of the world’s largest and most modern ship-to-shore (STS) quay cranes at Khalifa Port. The Super Post Panamax quay cranes, which were delivered on Friday, 10 January, were produced by Shanghai Zhenhua Heavy Industry […]

  • 6 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    GB Group has announced that Port Lafito, a world-class modern container port in Haiti, is now open and operational. The recent inauguration event hosted Haitian dignitaries, government officials and partners that made the critical infrastructure project possible. Port Lafito is Haiti’s first Panamax Port with state of the art equipment and technology. “Port Lafito will breathe […]

  • 4 July 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dutch Minister of Infrastructure and Water Management, Cora van Nieuwenhuizen, informed yesterday the Dutch House of Representatives of the modified schedule for the completion of the new sea lock near IJmuiden. According to the Minister, the new sea lock, which will be the world’s largest, will be opened later than initially planned. “The sea lock […]

  • 14 October 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (October 8-14, 2018).   Gothenburg Port Expansion Kicks Off After years of planning and preparation, construction of an entirely new terminal in the outer area of the Swedish Port of Gothenburg has started.   Jan De Nul Bags Port of […]

  • 5 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    ADPC has announced an AED 17M investment for Marfa Port, for the first phase development of the port infrastructure and maritime leisure facilities for the local community. The port is at the north end of Marfa city with direct water access to the Gulf, in the Al Gharbia region, 125 km west of Abu Dhabi. […]

  • 24 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority awarded a $1.3 million construction contract to Grant MacKay Company, Inc. for the razing of selected buildings at Turning Basin Terminal. The project includes demolition and removal of existing concrete and steel building structures at multiple locations at the Turning Basin, including asbestos abatement, security lighting, […]

  • 1 October 2020
    Operations & Maintenance

    Trailer suction hopper dredge Albatros is about to begin annual maintenance dredging campaign in Lyttelton, New Zealand. Starting this week, visitors may spot the Dutch-owned Albatros working around Lyttelton Harbour. These works are part of an 11-week maintenance dredging campaign, said Lyttelton Port Company. The Albatros, operated by Dutch Dredging, will carry out work in […]

  • 12 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between Port of Damietta Authority and China Harbor Engineering Company Ltd. (CHEC) for the setup of Damietta Port’s 2nd Container Terminal was signed on October 9, 2016. The new terminal will result in 2.225 meters of new berths, with 17 meters depth and 700.000m² of stacking space. Project implementation period is 24 […]

  • 1 July 2010

    Construction of a second container terminal for the port of Dar es Salaam is set to begin early in 2011, according to news reports in Tanzania. Dar es Salaam’s Daily News quoted Tanzania Ports Authority Director-General Ephraim Mgawe as saying that cargo volumes have increased at a rate of 15 percent per annum for several […]

  • 23 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    Governor Andrew M. Cuomo yesterday presented his “2015 Opportunity Agenda” at the Empire State Plaza Convention Center in Albany. The Governor’s agenda is designed to restore economic opportunity, improve and reform the education system, and restore the public’s confidence and trust in the justice system. This plan is a bold and comprehensive package of legislative […]

  • 5 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Looking back at the Port of Portland’s maritime trade statistics and industrial development projects over the past year, two notable trends emerged: increased export activity and facility investment. With the successful start of Ford vehicle exports to China and Korea, increased demand for mineral exports, investment in new ship loaders, and a $40 million expansion […]

  • 29 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    Toronto Mayor John Tory together with other government officials and local residents yesterday attended a ground-breaking ceremony in the city, to mark the start of excavation on a new river valley as part of the Port Lands Flood Protection project. Over a decade in planning, the project is implementing a comprehensive strategy for flood protection of […]

  • 23 June 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (June 18-24, 2018).   VIDEO: Upgrading Wilmington District’s Dredger Merritt The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Memphis District, held a Completion of Work Ceremony on June 7, celebrating the successful upgrade of Wilmington District’s dredger Merritt.   Works Kick off […]

  • 17 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

                    Isla Grande Terminal Dredging Contract Inked  Crowley Puerto Rico Services, Inc. has further solidified its commitment to Puerto Rico with the execution of a $48.5 million construction contract for a new pier at its Isla Grande Terminal in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Boskalis Reports Good First Quarter  […]

  • 25 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The new Bantry Harbor Marina has been officially opened by Bantry’s own footballing legend, Graham Canty along with Bantry Bay Port Company Chairman, John Mullins. The opening of the new marina is part of the overall Bantry Inner Harbor Development which marks the start of the regenerating of the Inner Harbor Development scheme. Speaking at the […]

  • 18 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Commenting on the news that the European Commission had formally adopted the new General Block Exemption Regulations (GBER) on state aids, the British Ports Association Chief Executive, Richard Ballantyne, warned against the distortion of competitive port markets with major public subsidies. Mr Ballantyne said: “While we fully appreciate the diverse nature of the European ports industry, we […]

  • 7 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    2013 was a remarkable year for global marine terminal operator DP World. Despite challenging market conditions and uncertainties that impacted the industry, the company maintained its focus on improving efficiencies, expanding capacity, enhancing its position as one of the top industry leaders globally and driving profitability. As a premier partner in the UAE’s successful bid […]

  • 17 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    A team of editors of World Maritime News has paid a visit today to one of the major ports of the Adriatic coast, the Port of Bar in Montenegro. Luka Bar AD rated this year’s business operation as less successful than that recorded last year. The management believes that this will be significantly improved by […]

  • 23 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    Sydney Ports Corporation has achieved eleven consecutive years of annual container trade growth through Port Botany – the just released 2011/12 Annual Report confirming container volumes are up by 1 per cent to 2.036 million TEUs. Sydney Ports Chief Executive Officer Grant Gilfillan said the volume of container trade coming through the port of Botany […]

  • 26 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Port Everglades is planning for the year 2033 with an updated roadmap for future growth over the next 20 years that identifies $1.6 billion in capital investments to improve productivity for cargo, cruise and petroleum businesses that operate at the South Florida seaport. The Broward County Board of County Commissioners, which governs the Port as […]