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  • 6 February 2012

    The Port Commission of The Port of Houston Authority appointed Leonard D. Waterworth as the Interim Executive Director of the Port Authority at a special meeting last week. The Commission also approved a professional services contract with Boyden World Corporation to identify candidates for employment as Executive Director. In his introduction, Port Commission Chairman James […]

  • 1 February 2012

    With the continued unpredictability of world markets, the shipping and port industry needs to watch for new frontiers for growth and emerging new patterns in global trade, said Mohammed Al Muallem, Senior Vice President and Managing Director, DP World, UAE Region. In a keynote speech to the second Middle East Liner Shipping Conference (MELSC) 2012, […]

  • 1 February 2012

    Broward County Administrator Bertha Henry announced recently that Steven Cernak, Port Director and Chief Executive Officer for Port of Galveston, has been selected as Chief Executive/Port Director for Broward County’s Port Everglades Department. Cernak will replace Phillip C. Allen, who is retiring on February 3, 2012, after leading Port Everglades since 2006. Cernak’s start date […]

  • 31 January 2012

    An elder of Ngai Te Rangi iwi doubts the tribe will lodge an appeal against the Port of Tauranga being given permission to dredge the …   (radionz) [mappress] Source: radionz, January 31, 2012;

  • 30 January 2012

    When Ports of Auckland chews off another section of the prized Waitemata Harbour, it expects a long, costly battle to prove its green …   By Isaac Davison (nzherald) [mappress] Source: nzherald, January 30, 2012;

  • 27 January 2012

    The Oakland Board of Port Commissioners appointed Jean Banker as Deputy Executive Director at a January Port Board meeting (Jan. 12, 2012) and Chris Chan as Director of Engineering during the December 15, 2011 Port Board meeting. Both are Port employees who were promoted from within the organization. Mr. Chan’s official start date was December […]

  • 26 January 2012

    The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) and North Carolina State Ports Authority (NCSPA) recently renewed their strategic alliance with the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU). The MOU, which is renewable for five years, was first signed in December 2010. The agreement reaffirms both entities’ dedication to generating new business and promoting an “all-water-route.” “The […]

  • 24 January 2012

    The Western Australian Government is facilitating the development of a new major deepwater port and industrial precinct at Anketell in the Pilbara. The multi-user deepwater port and strategic industrial area, located 30 kilometres east of Karratha and 10 kilometres from Cape Lambert, will complement Port Hedland and Dampier ports. The Anketell Port and Strategic Industrial […]

  • 12 January 2012

    Port Otago says it expects to go to court to defend its harbour dredging plans after only partially successful mediation with opposing …   (radionz) [mappress] Source: radionz, January 12, 2012; Image: portotago

  • 10 January 2012

    A necklace of islands mooted for the upper harbour, using 7.2 million cubic metres of spoil dredged from lower Otago Harbour, is gaining …   By John Lewis (odt) [mappress] Source: odt, January 10, 2012;

  • 9 January 2012

    After a tough year in 2011 there seems to be light at the end of the tunnel for the Bay of Plenty…   (bayofplentytimes) [mappress] Source: bayofplentytimes, January 9, 2012; Image: port-tauranga

  • 4 January 2012

    The Terrebonne Port Commission has elected a new president to oversee expansion in 2012…   By Cara Bayles (houmatoday) [mappress] Source: houmatoday, January 4, 2012;

  • 29 December 2011

    Bay of Plenty iwi will consider appealing against an Environment Court decision allowing the Port of Tauranga to dredge the harbour to widen its shipping channels. The dredging would remove about 15 million cubic metres of material from the seabed, leaving the main channel into the port just over 17 metres deeper. Iwi are concerned […]

  • 27 December 2011

    The Palestinian Authority has planned the construction of an international airport near Jerusalem and a port in the Gaza Strip. The port will be built on the shores of Sheikh Ijleen in the southern Gaza Strip. Palestinian Minister of Transport Sa’di Al-Krunz said that France and the Netherlands had agreed to finance the project. The […]

  • 27 December 2011

    The Environment Court is recommending an application by the Port of Tauranga to dredge its shipping channel, in order to pave ways for larger container vessels and more cargo to enter the harbour, be approved. Ngai Te Rangi, one of the appellants, says they are looking forward to implementing a strong relationship with the Port […]

  • 26 December 2011

    Port of Tauranga has been given long-awaited approval to dredge its shipping channel, paving the way for larger container vessels and more cargo to enter the harbour. One of the appellants, Ngai Te Rangi, was also encouraged by the Environment Court decision released recently, saying it was looking forward to implementing a strong relationship with […]

  • 22 December 2011

    While slightly fewer tons of cargo passed through SEMO Port this year, millions of dollars in upgrades to its facilities may help attract …   By Melissa Miller (semissourian) [mappress] Source: semissourian, December 22, 2011; Image: semoport

  • 21 December 2011

    Ust-Luga Company has announced Alexander Volkov as Harbormaster of Sea Commercial Port of Ust-Luga on December 20, 2011. Aleksandr Volkov was appointed to the new post in accordance with the order of Alexander Davydenko, head of the Federal Agency of Maritime and River Transport (Rosmorrechflot). Port of Ust-Luga is located on Russia’s border with the […]

  • 19 December 2011

    For Nigeria to become a regional maritime hub, the Nigerian Ports Authority is embarking on the development of new deep seaports and …   (thisdaylive) [mappress] Source: thisdaylive, December 19, 2011;

  • 19 December 2011

    DP World, UAE Region has achieved a new vessel productivity benchmark when its state-of-the-art cranes hit a record of 259 berth moves per hour while servicing the container liner MSC Madeleine at its flagship Jebel Ali Port in Dubai recently. Concerted team effort and the port’s signature operational efficiencies ensured that 11,722 TEUs (twenty-foot equivalent […]

  • 15 December 2011

    The Hyundai Merchant Marine Co. Ltd will help the California United Terminals in their plans to build a new container terminal facility at the Port of Los Angeles. Japan’s Hyundai Merchant Marine Co. Ltd inked a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa on the Pier 500 project details. The new […]

  • 15 December 2011

    New York/New Jersey port authority is to invest $346m in port projects for 2012, in addition to the $15m it will spend on increasing air …   (portstrategy) [mappress] Source: portstrategy, December 15, 2011;

  • 14 December 2011

    The Newport Beach City Council is expected to contribute $2.5 million toward a federal dredging project of Lower Newport Bay… By SEAN GREENE (ocregister) [mappress] Source: ocregister, December 14, 2011

  • 13 December 2011

    Moving one step closer to dredging the main harbor, the Newport Beach City Council will likely allocate $2.5 million toward a project …   By Mike Reicher (dailypilot) [mappress] Source: dailypilot, December 13, 2011;

  • 13 December 2011

    The Port of Napier Ltd has reported a solid after tax profit of $7.047million and that it had handled a record tonnage in the financial year to 30th September 2010. Port chairman Jim Scotland said the company’s strong performance was a reflection of the effort and commitment from staff, continued support from shipping lines and […]

  • 6 December 2011
    Equipment, Technology

    The UK’s Secretary of State for Transport, the Rt Hon Justine Greening MP, has visited the Port of Felixstowe, the country’s largest container port, to see it take delivery of its latest consignment of new cranes. Whilst at the port, the Secretary of State met with senior management of the port, before a tour of […]