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  • 8 February 2012

    North Queensland Bulk Ports Corporation Limited (NQBP) has commenced the process for developing a new Land Use Plan for the Port of Weipa. The new Land Use Plan will guide future development at the Port of Weipa. The first stage in this process is the preparation of a Statement of Proposals which identifies matters that […]

  • 27 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Korean Ministry of Ocean and Fisheries and the Busan Port Authority have announced a long-term vision and strategy to develop Busan Port into a global trans-shipment hub port. In recent years trans-shipment cargo at Busan has grown by 10% (average) year-on-year while local cargo has increased by 4.2%. In 2014, trans-shipment activities overtook local cargo […]

  • 19 July 2011

    The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank (AfDB) say they have approved a €60-million loan for the construction of a new … (ports) [mappress] Source: ports, July 19, 2011;

  • 24 January 2011

    CHEC won the bid for the Port Foundation and Breakwater Construction Project of Doha New Port of Qatar, on January 11. The value of the contract is around USD 880 million, with a construction duration of four and half years. The project mainly includes container wharf, general cargo wharf, naval forces wharf, breakwater, etc. As […]

  • 11 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders, Technology

    Two state-of-the-art Hitachi Large Excavators EX-1900-6 BH will arrive in Qatar next month to take part in the New Doha Port Project. The new port will be located to the north of Mesaieed, and will cover 20 square kilometers.  Hitachi Construction Machinery Middle East Corporation FZE dealer for Qatar, Arabian Supply Center (ASC) recently sold […]

  • 19 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Secretary of State for Transport, Chris Grayling, has approved development plans for the expansion of the Port of Tilbury, on the River Thames at Tilbury in Essex, England. Currie & Brown is providing project management, commercial management and procurement services on the Tilbury2 project. Commenting the latest news, Peter Ward, commercial director at the […]

  • 13 September 2010

    John Holland today announced it has been awarded a $276 million marine contract which forms part of the early works for Rio Tinto’s Cape Lambert Port B Project in Western Australia’s north-west. The contract package involves the construction of a 920-metre jetty and two-berth wharf, new shiploading facilities and associated piping works. The project, to […]

  • 18 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    Allana Potash Corp. expressed its congratulations to the Djibouti Ports and Free Zones Authority (DPFZA), the Governments of Djibouti and Ethiopia, and the people of Tadjourah Region in Djibouti, on the official completion of financing and start of construction of the new bulk port at Tadjourah, Djibouti. Attending the December 12, 2012 ceremony for the […]

  • 18 May 2012

    Bintulu Port Holdings Bhd (BPHB) will fund the development of the RM1.8bil Samalaju deepsea port project through a combination of equity and debt. Chief executive officer Datuk Mior Ahmad Baiti Mior Lub Ahmad said the equity to debt ratio would be announced soon after it was finalised with BPHB’s major shareholders. “We have discussed the […]

  • 3 November 2011

    Up to now, the Doha New Port Project Department has fulfilled over one million hours of safety working. The Project Department has also made remarkable achievements in HSE management and is fully affirmed by the Employer and the Consulting Engineer. It has received One Million Working Hours Zero-Accident Certificate issued by the Employer. Since construction […]

  • 18 February 2011

    The Dutch company Van Oord BV will conduct dredging in the area of water where a new international sea trade port will be situated in the… (today) [mappress] Source: today, February 18, 2011;

  • 24 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Gulf Earth Moving (GEM), a Qatar-based subsidiary of the Belgian Aertssen Group, has just won a $65.6 million worth land reclamation contract from the New Port Project Steering Committee (NPPSC). According to the deal, GEM will create 3 million m² of extra terrain for the New Qatar Emiri Naval Base and the new “HAMAD Port”. The contract includes installation […]

  • 5 March 2012

    The Heart of Illinois Regional Port District is moving forward with plans to build the new port on the Illinois River in Pekin. Steve Jaeger, executive director for The Heart of Illinois Regional Port District, stated Thursday that construction of the new marine port should begin in 2013 and be completed by 2014. The engineering […]

  • 15 October 2012

    Azerbaijani Transport Minister Ziya Mammadov stated that the dredging project at the new Baku International Sea Port in Alat, located 65 km south from Baku, now entering its final stage. ABC.az reports that the new port will cover the 400-hectare territory, including 100 ha for the International Logistics Centre. The preliminary estimations are that the entire […]

  • 20 April 2012

    By April 8, the Qatar Doha New Port Project had achieved more than 3,000,000 safety working hours. Since the commencement of this project, the China Harbour Project Department has attached great importance to the HSE work, and constantly improved HSE management standards and adopted concepts of some world-class American and European companies, which has been […]

  • 12 April 2011

    Aqaba Development Corporation (ADC) had opened the received technical and financial proposals for the Marine Works for Aqaba New Port on… (ameinfo) [mappress] Source: ameinfo, April 12, 2011    

  • 26 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    China Harbour Engineering Company (CHEC) has won the contract to build a new port in Ashdod. This new port, worth $930 million, will be built about 1km north of the current Ashdod Port, consisting of a 1,000m pier and 2,80m breakwater. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, made the following remarks at the signing ceremony for the new […]

  • 1 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Korean Government has announced plans to add further 15 berths to its flagship Busan New Port which will increase container capacity by 15.8 million TEU. The new facilities in the south of the country will be a mix of container terminals, feeder terminals and multi-purpose terminals and work will begin in stages based on actual […]

  • 2 July 2012

    Port Technology reports that the government of Uruguay has given the go-ahead for a $700 million deepwater port to help facilitate the country’s iron-ore exports to China. The port construction works are scheduled to start in 2014. This new port will be located near the Brazilian border in the town of La Angostura. According to […]

  • 4 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (November 28 – December 4, 2016).    Boskalis Wins EUR 120 Million Dredging Contract in Brazil Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. has been awarded a contract by Açu Petróleo S.A. (joint venture company of Prumo Logística S.A. and Oiltanking Gmbh) for […]

  • 29 November 2010

    Authorities in central China’s Hubei Province announced Sunday they will invest more than 180 billion yuan (27 billion U.S. dollars) to … (xinhuanet) [mappress] Source: xinhuanet, November 29, 2010;

  • 16 May 2011

    Iraq’s main port will lose 60 per cent of its business and major new port plans will be scuppered if Kuwait goes ahead with plans to develop… By Raber Y. Aziz and Patrick Smith (zawya) [mappress] Source: zawya, May 16, 2011;

  • 29 March 2012

    The Summa Group and the Port of Rotterdam Authority may build a new port in Nangang industrial area, China, Kommersant business daily reported on Thursday quoting the port’s CEO Hans Smits as saying. Construction of the new port would probably cost about $2 billion, Infranews agency head Alexei Bezborodov said. “The Port of Rotterdam Authority […]

  • 16 August 2012

    The government will soon finalise the modalities for two new Major Ports in Andhra Pradesh and West Bengal, according to Exim India. These new ports will help in creating a target capacity of 244 million tonne through 42 projects, which will cost R14,500 crore in 2012-13. A plan for 2012-13 also includes awarding a total […]

  • 31 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Panama Canal Board of Directors this week formally approved the development and construction of a transshipment port in Panama’s Corozal region. Upon completion, the port will have the capacity to handle more than five million TEUs within a 120-hectare area at the Canal’s entrance to the Pacific. The project is now awaiting the final […]

  • 3 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Gothenburg, the largest port in Scandinavia, is set to expand with the construction of a new terminal at the outer port area. The terminal will be built using dredging spoils and is expected to be completed at some point after 2020. The Land and Environment Court has granted the Port of Gothenburg […]