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  • 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 […]

  • 28 November 2018
    Business & Finance

     Royal Boskalis Westminster NV yesterday released an interesting video about a port construction and sandbar breakwater project in Nigeria. In Lekki, 80 kilometers east of Lagos, the company constructed a new port and 700-meter-long sandbar breakwater for which Boskalis used the natural sand flow along the Nigerian coast. For the construction of the sandbar […]

  • 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 […]

  • 26 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Government has formulated a Perspective Plan for development of the Maritime Sector, namely, “The Maritime Agenda 2010-2020”. This Plan has estimated the traffic projections and capacity additions at the Ports upto the year 2020. The Government has decided to develop two new major ports with private participation under the Public Private Partnership (PPP) Mode, […]

  • 15 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders, Technology

    Three more rubber tyred gantry crane (RTG crane) have been delivered to Bronka Port (MMPK Bronka) by the heavy load carrier M/V Meri. According to the project investor Phoenix LLC, the cranes were delivered from port Hanko and unloaded at Bronka’s berth No. 3. Unloading of the Konecranes-built cranes which have a lifting capacity of 50t lasted for nine hours. The […]

  • 10 November 2009

    Ports are to be fast-tracked through the planning process, and the framework for new port development was published yesterday in the draft ports National Policy Statement (NPS). Source: New Civil Engineer, November 10, 2009;

  • 4 October 2011
    Business & Finance

    London Gateway, the new global shipping port and logistics centre project, will open in the fourth quarter of 2013 with an initial capacity of 1.6 million TEU (twenty foot equivalent container units), DP World announced today, which will pave the way for 36,000 jobs to be created. By locating Britain’s most environmentally friendly major new […]

  • 10 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Falkland Islands Government has signed a contract with BAM Nuttall for the design and build of a new port in Stanley Harbor. It follows the announcement in February 2020 that BAM Nuttall had been selected as development partner after an extensive global procurement process. Development and Commercial Services portfolio holder, MLA Dr Barry Elsby, […]

  • 10 May 2013

    Ports of Auckland published its new port development proposals for public consideration. Tony Gibson, Ports of Auckland CEO said:  “We’ve spent the past year listening to feedback from Aucklanders and advice from experts, and have come up with a new, more efficient, more compact development plan. “Auckland’s population will increase by up to 1 million […]

  • 31 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    HR Wallingford presented the results from a study using their largest ever physical model of a mobile bed to the Corsican authorities earlier this month. The model was built to examine the long-term impact on the nearby beach of developing a new port in Bastia. “We used the model, which represented 6km of coastline to […]

  • 13 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    A Senate inquiry into the Greens’ bill to save the Great Barrier Reef today recommended no new ports in pristine areas of the reef until a strategic assessment of the reef is completed, but the recommendation comes too late to be acted upon in this Parliament. “Through this Greens initiated inquiry, we’ve finally seen some […]

  • 14 March 2012

      As Arabian Business reports, Qatar is set to award a second contract worth US$1.2bn to start dredging work on the new port in Doha. The Steering Committee of the New Doha Port Project is set to ink the dredging contract for the main channel after it had awarded its bid to Middle East Dredging […]

  • 23 June 2010

    Hyundai Merchant Marine in South Korea has today opened three container berths at Busan New Port. [mappress] Source: fairplay, June 23, 2010

  • 10 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Finnlines vessel Finnswan called for the first time at the new, modern pier at the Port of Kapellskar earlier this week, Ports of Stockholm informs.  Commenting this, Peter Lundman, Technical Operations Manager at the Port of Kapellskar, said: “It is great that revenue at the Port of Kapellskar is continuing to grow and we can use […]

  • 16 August 2010

    Sri Lanka flooded a new port on Sunday, built with Chinese assistance as part of a $6 billion drive to rebuild the island nation’s … By Shihar Aneez (business) [mappress] Source: business, August 16, 2010;

  • 28 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    China Harbour Engineering Company (CHEC) today held a groundbreaking ceremony in Ashod marking the beginning of construction of Israel’s new port project. The ceremony was officiated by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and other State dignitaries. Speaking at the ceremony in southern Ashdod, Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu had some prime comments to share. “We will continue […]

  • 19 November 2010

    Construction work is well underway on the new Port of Acu, a huge project being hailed as a concept that will change the future of port … (steelguru) [mappress] Source: steelguru, November 19, 2010;

  • 28 April 2010

    Indonesian port operator Pelindo II will develop a new hub port in Karawang, West Java, Bisnis Indonesia reported. The new port will have an annual capacity of 10 million TEUs. The state-owned enterprise (SOE) will prepare around US$667 million to develop and operate the port within 5-10 years… [mappress] Source:maritimenews,April 28,2010;

  • 11 July 2013

    Construction of phase one of the new Southern African Development Community (SADC) Gateway Port at Walvis Bay will commence in 2014, reports namibiansun.com. The estimated costs of the rest of the phases are about N$30 billion. As the informante reports one of the main catalysts that spurred the fast tracking of such a new port […]

  • 26 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    Patrick F. Welch, an attorney at Jennings Strouss & Salmon, PLC, recently attended the 2014 Arizona-Mexico Commission (AMC) Plenary Session hosted by Arizona Governor Jan Brewer and Sonora Governor Guillermo Padrés in Phoenix, Arizona. The theme of the Plenary Session was “Arizona & Sonora: Evolution of a Region”. The semi-annual event serves as a platform […]

  • 10 April 2012

    Yesterday, Easter Monday, 9 April, at 3 p.m. the Port of Rotterdam Authority, the state of Espirito Santo, the municipality of Presidente Kennedy and project developer Terminal Presidente Kennedy (TPK) signed an agreement in Vitória, Brazil, for the development of Porto Central, a new port in Brazil. The so-called ‘greenfield port’ still has to be […]

  • 22 July 2010

    European construction group Strabag said its subsidiary Ed. Züblin has clinched a euros 220 million ($281.5 million) order from Abu Dhabi government for the development and construction of buildings at the new Khalifa Port. As per the contract, Ed. Züblin will build 25 buildings for one part of the Khalifa port in a 86,000 sq […]

  • 22 November 2011

    President Goodluck Jonathan has been urged to develop new ports in some major cities like Lagos, Calabar, and Port Harcourt to enable the… By Oluwakemi Dauda (thenationonlineng) [mappress] Source: thenationonlineng, November 22, 2011

  • 10 December 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Middle East Dredging Company (MEDCO) has selected Weir Minerals to supply pumps that will be used in the New Doha Sea Port dredging project, according to portfinanceinternational.com. This capital construction project will require approximately 45 million cubic metres of mainly hard rock to be dredged from a 20km long approach channel and the port’s basin. […]

  • 21 August 2012

    The Angolan President José Eduardo do Santos laid the foundation stone for the construction of the Caio deep water port. The project details: – In its first phase the Caio commercial port will have a 775-metre quay, – The port’s storage area will cover 1,640 hectares, whereas the area for container cargo will stretch to […]