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  • 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 […]

  • 22 August 2011

    After nearly 10 years of planning to build the first new port on the Delaware River in 38 years, the South Jersey Port Corporation is litera… BY EILEEN STILWELL (courierpostonline) [mappress] Source: courierpostonline, August 22, 2011;

  • 17 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    Boskalis has been awarded two contracts in Indonesia, including the expansion of the Makassar New Port container terminal on the island of Sulawesi and the land preparation operations for a new petrochemical complex on the island of Java. Both projects will be executed in the second half of 2019 and carry a combined value of […]

  • 16 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Vincent Degert, the newly appointed Ambassador of the European Union (EU) to Seychelles, visited the Seychelles Ports Authority on October 14, for an update about the Port Victoria Rehabilitation and Extension Project. The visit started with a brief meet in which the chief executive of the Seychelles Ports Authority (SPA), Ronny Brutus, welcomed Ambassador Degert […]

  • 31 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    On the heels of another record-breaking year for both cargo and cruise passengers, $33 million in State grants have been allocated to PortMiami over the next five years. This is another important step that will help the Port better respond to the next generation of cruise and cargo business. The positive performance report comes as […]

  • 16 April 2010

    Aqaba Development Corporation the central development arm for the Aqaba Special Economic Zone in Jordan announced that the extension of the submission date for expression of interest in the construction of the marine works for the New Port of Aqaba. The new deadline for submission is May 16th 2010… [mappress] Source:worldnews,April 16,2010;

  • 3 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Rotterdam is currently undergoing a massive extension called Maasvlakte 2. Between 2008 and 2013, 240 million cubic metres of sand have been deposited from which 210 million m3 is dredged from a sand extraction area in the North Sea and around 30 million m3 comes from dredging the port basins and the […]

  • 14 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    The World Heritage Committee (WHC) is considering placing the magnificent Great Barrier Reef in the “endangered” category, because of the adverse impact of proposed new ports and coal loading facilities, which would add to the current pollution problems of soil, fertiliser and pesticides from coastal farms and developments. Each year 16 tonnes of pesticides are […]

  • 15 August 2012

    According to, a tentative blueprint for the first container port along the Huaihe River has won the approval of experts. The Anhui Provincial Development and Reform Commission informs that this new port should be placed in Bengbu of Anhui province and will cost an estimated $44 million. reports that with the new Huaihe […]

  • 24 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    DEME’s subsidiary MEDCO (Middle East Dredging Company) has been awarded a contract for the Old Doha Port Redevelopment project in Qatar.   In Singapore, DIAP (Dredging International Asia Pacific Pte Ltd) also secured a contract for the Ayer Merbau Reclamation Phase 2 project, DEME said in its latest release. The total value of these contracts […]

  • 5 April 2012

    Recently, China Harbour Engineering Company Ltd. (CHEC) won the bid for Phase 1 of the tidal terminal involved in the development project of Lae Port, Papua New Guinea (PNG), with a contract value of about 285 million U.S. dollars and a construction period of 30 months. The project is located in the west of the […]

  • 29 June 2010

    These days, everybody wants a new port, with the help of some government cash and perhaps a chunk of change from the federal Atlantic… [mappress] Source: thechronicleherald, June 29, 2010;

  • 3 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Australian Marine Conservation Society (AMCS) has spoken out against plans that could see Cairns become a mega-port, and warned of the huge impacts this could have on the Great Barrier Reef. “If Cairns is designated a ‘priority port’ under the Queensland Government’s new ports legislation, the door will be open not just to millions […]

  • 30 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Port of Victoria officials and Victoria Fleet LLC recently held a groundbreaking ceremony for the New Port Barge Fleeting Terminal. The development of the fleet terminal is a public/private partnership between the Port of Victoria, and Victoria Fleet, LLC, an affiliate of Devall Towing and Boat Services of Hackberry, LLC. This project was designed by […]

  • 7 June 2012

    The work on new Baku International Sea Trade Port complex in Alat settlement located 65 km south from Baku is progressing according to the schedule. Deputy Transport Minister Musa Panahov has informed that work on the port construction is underway and to date dredging work has been finished by about 60%. He said: “Civil work […]

  • 27 January 2010

    The first phase of a multi-billion dollar plan to build a new port in Doha will be up and running by November 2014, a senior project official has announced… [mappress] Source:arabiansupplychain,January 27,2010;

  • 18 May 2010

    Denmark’s AP Moller-Maersk aims to invest in new port facilities in China’s fast-growing provincial capital of Chongqing to develop a key… [mappress] Source: business24, May 18, 2010;

  • 8 April 2010

    Consultancy Royal Haskoning has provided an update on the proposed development of a new port at Baku in Azerbaijan, and says dredging work there should commence later this year… [mappress] Source:worldnews,April 8,2010;

  • 24 July 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (July 18-24, 2016).   GLDD Secures Over $8 Million for Delaware Beach Fill Project Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company LLC of Oak Brook, Illinois, has won an $8.02 million Rehoboth Beach and Dewey Beach beach fill nourishment contract.   […]

  • 25 October 2010

    Sweco has been awarded a major contract in connection with expansion and renovation of the Passenger and Cargo Terminal at the Baltic Sea port of Klaipeda in Lithuania. The contract is worth about EUR 1 million. Every year the Lithuanian coastal city of Klaipeda attracts a growing number of tourists, who often arrive on ferries […]

  • 13 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Belfast Harbor, Northern Ireland, has announced its ambition to become one of the best regional ports in the world. The 2019-2023 Strategic Plan together with an outlook through to 2035 were publicly launched at Belfast Harbor’s Annual Stakeholder Meeting today. As part of the plan the Port has committed £254 million of investment to deliver […]

  • 30 November 2011

    Chinese contractors building a new port in southern Sri Lanka have finished blasting and clearing a rock blocking the entrance channel whose…   (lankabusinessonline) [mappress] Source: lankabusinessonline, November 30, 2011; Image: gov

  • 24 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Construction, Transport and Infrastructure, Zorana Mihajlovic, and DP World Chairman and CEO, Sultan Ahmed bin Sulayem, yesterday signed a Memorandum of Understanding and Cooperation on the river ports development projects. During a press conference, held at the Press Council of the Government of Serbia, Mihajlovic said that after 40 […]

  • 19 August 2010

    Hubei province in China will invest $5.9bn in the construction of port infrastructure as part of its five-year plan. The project includes the modernisation of Wuhan New Port as a hub in the middle reaches of the Yangtze River. The plan also includes the construction of facilities along the Han River canal and the Three […]

  • 3 March 2010

    The use of larger vessels, construction of new ports, an increased focus on coastal shipping, inland transportation and government support are likely to drive demand for both capital and maintenance dredging… [mappress] Source: Money Life, March 3, 2010;

  • 14 January 2013

    Despite the economic slowdown, the Port of Beirut is on a rapid expansion path, reports Transportation Minister Ghazi Aridi said that as a new container terminal and quay approached completion, a new expansion is being planned. “During the upcoming few months, expansion works of quay number 16, which is 500 meters long, and a […]