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  • 2 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Last Thursday, 26 February 2015, the Deputy Emir of Qatar His Highness Sheikh Abdullah bin Hamad Al Thani officially started the controlled flooding operations for the new Hamad Port Project in the presence of His Highness Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al Thani, the Prime Minister and His Excellency Jassim Saif Al Sulaiti, the Minister […]

  • 30 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne, has just visited Portsmouth where he set out the government’s next steps in building the most modern navy in the world. On a visit to the home of the Royal Navy, the Chancellor announced a new national shipbuilding strategy in advance of a decision later this year on orders […]

  • 23 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    Minister for the Environment and Member for Bellarine, Lisa Neville, today announced that construction work will commence on the $15 million redevelopment of Portarlington Pier. Works on stage 1 of the $15 million Portarlington Safe Harbor development are expected to start in the first week of February, with completion of the new pier by mid-2015. […]

  • 9 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Queen Alexandra lock has guarded the Port of Cardiff since 1905, now, as part of a £3.6 million investment across the region the inner lock gates have been replaced. The Port of Cardiff is the first of three of Associated British Ports’ South Wales ports to receive major structural engineering work with the installation […]

  • 5 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Huta Marine Works Ltd., one of the largest operators in the Middle East and with the largest fleet in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, is about to complete a major port in the kingdom eastern region. Its vessels Huta 1 and Huta 2 are in the final stages of dredging, in order to complete King Abdulaziz Port project. Approach […]

  • 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 […]

  • 12 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Governor Pat McCrory has named Tom Adams of Brunswick County the next chairman of the North Carolina State Ports Authority Board of Directors. “We look forward to Tom Adams’ leadership as he takes on this new role within the Board, and we trust in his ability to advance the goals of the North Carolina State […]

  • 11 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    International engineering and project management consultancy Royal HaskoningDHV has completed the final layout of the new Port of Venice onshore offshore container terminal. The layout and equipment optimization will generate significant capital and operating expenditure savings for the Venice Port Authority. The new solutions were presented to the financial community and ship operators earlier this […]

  • 21 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The EU’s TEN-T Program will invest over €750,000 for development studies for a new harbor at Nigg Bay in Aberdeen, Scotland. The harbor is to support the existing Port of Aberdeen with a view to a significant traffic growth forecast. The busy Port of Aberdeen handles around 8,000 vessel arrivals and 5 million tonnes of […]

  • 14 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Krasnoye Sormovo, one of Russia’s oldest shipyards, today held the keel laying ceremony for a 1000 m³ trailing suction hopper dredger, the first in a series of three which will be built for FSUE “Rosmorport”. The main task of the vessels will be to remove materials from the waterways and berths in order to maintain safe navigation […]

  • 7 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A joint venture between national construction, asset management and project investment firm GRAHAM and civil engineering and building contractors Lagan Construction Group, has been awarded a £100 million contract to carry out construction at the Green Port Hull site on Alexandra Dock. The work was awarded to the GRAHAM Lagan Construction Group Joint Venture (JV) […]

  • 30 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    Brisbane Airport Corporation (BAC) and contracting partner Jan De Nul (Australia) Pty Ltd (JDN) celebrated an exciting milestone today in the construction of the New Parallel Runway (NPR) with the cutting of the final drainage wick. A final wick cutting ceremony on site marked the completion of this phase of the project which included the […]

  • 21 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    The SC Ports Authority has received the first ship call of a new consolidated East Coast South America service that brings additional post-Panamax vessels to Charleston. The newly-formed “New Tango” weekly service includes Hamburg Süd/Aliança, Hapag-Lloyd/CSAV, as well as two carriers new to this trade in the Port of Charleston, NYK and Yang Ming. The […]

  • 13 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Transport, Telecommunication and Energy Council adopted on 8 October a general approach on port services which takes on board some of the key requests made by EU regions and cities in the Opinion on Framework on Future EU Ports Policy adopted last November. The President of the Committee of the Regions, Michel Lebrun, has welcomed the adoption of […]

  • 25 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS) has recently managed heavy lift vessel project for Shanghai-based heavy-duty equipment manufacturer ZPMC in Tanzania. Last month, ISS Tanzania acted as port and discharging agents for the carrier Zen Hua 21 which was carrying two SSG (Ship to Shore Gantry) and seven RTG (Rubber-Tyred Gantry) cranes for the Tanzania International Container […]

  • 24 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Australian Marine Conservation Society (AMCS) has pointed to a new analysis of declining international demand for coal as more reasons why the massive industrial expansion of ports on the Great Barrier Reef’s coastline must stop. The latest report from the Carbon Tracker Initiative, a group of financial analysts specialising in the economic risks of […]

  • 22 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Bremenports, the management company for the twin German ports of Bremen and Bremenhaven, has taken delivery of its first Damen-built vessel – a Stan Tug (Stu) 1606. Built to a proven design and delivered on time, the 16.76 tug named Albatros will be mobilized primarily in assisting maintenance dredging works at the ports. “The Albatros […]

  • 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 […]

  • 3 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Sydney International Container Terminals announced today the official opening of its new container terminal at Port Botany by NSW Premier, Mike Baird, recognizes the start of a major transformation of the State’s maritime international trade. The new container terminal sits on 45 ha of reclaimed land just across from Sydney Airport and employs a high […]

  • 21 August 2014
    Business & Finance

    New leadership is taking over the Association of Canadian Port Authorities (ACPA) as it launches a nationwide effort to bolster port infrastructure and navigate the shifting tides of global trade. Following two fruitful days of networking and discussions on the future of the Canadian maritime industry at its annual conference and AGM in Bathurst, NB, […]

  • 21 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Port of Tauranga, New Zealand’s pre-eminent freight gateway, has reported an improved financial result for the year to 30 June 2014 and a strong outlook following a successful year extending its freight catchment across the country. Group EBITDa increased 5.5% to $142.5 million from $135.0 million as an increase in bulk cargo transported across the […]

  • 20 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Minister of Manpower and Migration Nahed el-Ashri said that the Ministry stands fully ready to provide support to the New Suez Canal Project. Ashri said that she asked the manpower chief in Ismailia Gamal Abdel-Salam to assess the cost of the project’s needs in order to provide them. The minister made the remarks following a […]

  • 19 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Chatham Rock Phosphate today welcomed a clarification issued by the Environmental Protection Authority regarding its staff report issued yesterday. The EPA in its announcement said the process for considering the application was still at an early stage. “Further information on the application and its effects is to come from both the applicant, and in the […]

  • 18 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Ahmed El-Tayyeb, Grand Imam of Al-Azhar, has urged Egyptians to support the New Suez Canal Project. During a visit to the project, Tayyeb said the New Suez Canal was a challenge to Egyptians that would show the strength, steadfastness and will of Egyptians. He was received upon his arrival at the scene by Chairman of […]

  • 18 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    For nearly a year, the Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, has been repairing damage from Hurricane Sandy to previously-engineered beaches in New York and New Jersey. Now, restoration has expanded to a new area where the Corps of Engineers hasn’t previously worked ─ Port Monmouth, N.J. In June 2014, the District began the […]

  • 15 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    For nearly a year, the Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, has been repairing damage from Hurricane Sandy to previously-engineered beaches in New York and New Jersey. Now, restoration has expanded to a new area where the Corps of Engineers hasn’t previously worked ─ Port Monmouth, N.J. In June 2014, the District began the […]