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  • 25 April 2012

      The Port Commission of The Port of Houston Authority appointed Leonard D. Waterworth as Executive Director of the Port Authority at its regular monthly meeting yesterday. Waterworth was appointed interim executive director Jan. 30, 2012. Port Commission Chairman James T. Edmonds said that the Port Authority is fortunate to have someone with Waterworth’s unique […]

  • 24 April 2012

    Indonesia Port Corporation II (IPC), Indonesia’s largest port operator, has announced its investment of approximately US$2.47 billion to kick-start the development of Kalibaru Port (New Priok), an extension of the Tanjung Priok in North Jakarta, Port Technology reports. The first phase of the project will include the installation of $1.38 billion worth of container terminal […]

  • 19 April 2012

    According to Bloomberg, Rijeka Port Authority has reached an agreement with a group of Italian companies, including Grandi Lavori Fincosit and Impresa di Construzioni Giuseppe Maltauro, and a Croatian firm Osijek-Koteks d.d., to build a new USD 92 million container terminal in Croatian Port of Rijeka. The project, that represents the main component of the […]

  • 5 April 2012

    Industrial facilities dumped 8.5 million pounds of toxic chemicals into New Jersey’s waterways, making New Jersey’s waterways the 12th worst in the nation, according to a new report released today by Environment New Jersey. Wasting Our Waterways: Industrial Toxic Pollution and the Unfulfilled Promise of the Clean Water Act also reports that 226 million pounds […]

  • 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 […]

  • 4 April 2012

    After missing a deadline, Newport Beach officials were granted a deadline extension and have until June to commence the next phase of the city’s harbor dredging project, Daily Pilot reports. Dredged materials from areas near the south side of Lido Isle, the north side of Balboa Island, West Coast Highway, the Coast Guard Station and […]

  • 2 April 2012

      Daily Pilot reports that the dredging contract for the Newport Harbor was awarded to R.E. Staite Engineering. The contractor will commence dredging in late April, according to a spokesman for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Greg Fuderer, spokesman for the Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles Division said on Friday that R.E. Staite […]

  • 29 March 2012

    Colin Parker, Chief Executive of Aberdeen Harbour Board, has been elected Chairman of the British Ports Association for the next two years at its AGM in London on 27 March. Also elected was Andrew Moffat, Chief Executive of the Port of Tyne, as Vice Chairman and Sara Bassett, Finance Director of Shoreham Port Authority, as […]

  • 26 March 2012

    Tauranga’s Mayor Stuart Crosby has made the first local pledge in support of Earth Hour as part of the global campaign to dare the world to save the planet – ‘I will if you will.’ The international theme of Earth Hour 2012 is being embraced by Bayfair Shopping Centre this month, which in partnership with […]

  • 25 March 2012

      Industrial facilities dumped more than 5.7 million pounds of toxic chemicals into New York’s waterways in 2010, making the Hudson, Genesee, and Seneca Rivers among the 40 worst in the nation, according to a new report released by Environment New York. “Despite the great progress in cleaning up the Hudson River, industries are still […]

  • 21 March 2012

    Harbor Resources Manager, Chris Miller, stated that the deadline for completing the Newport harbor dredging project has been missed due to complications, and now the Newport Beach officials have until June to get the next project phase underway, reports Daily Pilot. Approximately 350,000 cubic yards of silt and mud were targeted late last year for […]

  • 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 […]

  • 13 March 2012

    This week, Port Everglades welcomed its new Chief Executive/Port Director Steven Cernak to the South Florida seaport. Cernak replaces Phillip C. Allen, who recently retired after leading Port Everglades since 2006. “Port Everglades and its business community are primed for continued growth. It is my goal to facilitate that progress in a manner that focuses […]

  • 13 March 2012

      The Florida Ports Council released the following statement yesterday on Florida ports issues that were addressed during the 2012 Legislative Session. “By increasing minimum funding levels and providing new sources of funding for strategic seaport projects, the Florida Legislature demonstrated their commitment to growing Florida’s economy and creating jobs,” stated Doug Wheeler, president of […]

  • 7 March 2012

    Transport Ministry of Azerbaijan has announced a tender for construction-montage work , goods supply and service provision within construction of new complex of Baku International Sea Trade Port in Alat settlement, 65 km south from Baku. The Ministry reports that cost for tender participation is AZN 500. Tender proposals accompanied by a bank guarantee for […]

  • 6 March 2012

    The Auckland Plan will not lock in any specific expansion of the port, councillors agreed today. Instead, Auckland Council will call for a major review of the port’s ongoing needs and the future requirements for freight services across the upper North Island. Councillors agreed that the Waitemata Harbour and Hauraki Gulf were Auckland-defining assets that […]

  • 6 March 2012

    PrimePort Timaru has released its six-month report to December 31, 2011. The projected June 30 year end result is forecasted to show a loss of $200,000, compared to a profit of $2.08 million for the same period the year before. “This is a significant decrease on last year’s profit of $844,000. While this is a […]

  • 5 March 2012

    Peel Ports today announced it has commenced the procurement phase for the construction of its new deep-water container terminal at the Port of Liverpool. It was also revealed that the landmark terminal, which will bring some of the world’s largest container ships to the Mersey, will be branded Liverpool 2 – and will be open […]

  • 5 March 2012

    China Harbour successfully won the bid for Phase I Tide Terminal Project of Lae Port Development Project of Papua New Guinea. This is not only a good start of Sri Lanka Regional Company in the first quarter and the first step of the Company in the market of Papua New Guinea but also laid down […]

  • 1 March 2012

    Port of Tauranga is to buy a seventh ship-to-shore gantry crane for its Sulphur Point fleet to handle the growing container volumes at the Port. The Port will also expand its fleet of straddle carriers and increase the capacity of its rail terminal at Sulphur Point as it is increasingly used as a hub port […]

  • 29 February 2012

    The Lithuanian port of Klaipeda will be allowed to receive a grant of €18 million from the EU Cohesion Fund for new ferry facilities. The European Commission authorised the measure, on 22 February, after concluding that it is compatible with EU state aid rules. The executive found that the extension and improvement of wharves for […]

  • 23 February 2012

    Port of Tauranga today posted a record half-year result as it consolidates its position as the country’s leading freight gateway. Revenue for the six months to December rose 14% to $105.7 million, from $92.8 million in the same period last year, while Net Profit After Tax rose 22% to $34.6 from $28.4 million, reflecting strong […]

  • 22 February 2012

    U.S. Rep. Frank Guinta said he believes the river dredging project and the replacement of the Sarah Mildred Long Bridge are crucial to sustaining New Hampshire’s economic health. The Port of New Hampshire is currently suited for ships up to 600 feet long and 108 feet wide, but U.S. Congressman stressed that the Panama Canal […]

  • 22 February 2012

    Port Otago’s plan to dredge Otago Harbour and dump the spoil off-shore will have its day in court after mediation with fishing… By Rebecca Fox  (odt) [mappress] Source: odt, February 22, 2012; Image: portotago

  • 20 February 2012

    The Port Authority has announced that it set an all-time record for cargo volume at the Port of New York and New Jersey in 2011, surpassing the previous record set in 2007 before the start of the global economic downturn. The 5.5 million TEU’s (20-foot equivalent units) handled in 2011 represented a nearly 4 percent […]

  • 20 February 2012

    The Davenport Landing Development – 28 Southfield 2011, LLC, is seeking a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District to conduct work in waters of the United States in conjunction with constructing a marina and doing other work in the West Branch of the Stamford Harbor in Stamford, Conn. Davenport Landing […]