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  • 8 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    Ports North’s Port Master Planning Project has taken an important step forward with the appointment of GHD Advisory to undertake a detailed technical plan that will map out options for developing the Ports of Cairns and the Port of Mourilyan over a 30-year timeframe. Commenting the latest news, Transport and Main Roads Minister, Mark Bailey, […]

  • 4 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    Phase two of the Tuas Next-Generation Port project was officially inaugurated today with the installation of the first caisson for the new terminal. The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) will develop Tuas Next-Generation Port in four phases. MPA awarded the Tuas Terminal Phase 2 project to Penta-Ocean Construction Co. Ltd/Hyundai Engineering & Construction […]

  • 4 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Flemish Government has adopted the final preference decision for a new sea lock in Zeebrugge, confirming that the new sea lock will be built on the location of the old Visart lock. The Visart lock (1907) does no longer meet the modern standards of the shipping industry, the officials said in the release. Hence, […]

  • 2 July 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    After 35 months of hard work, the Tema Port Terminal 3 is now operational and ready to accommodate its 1st commercial vessels, reports Meridian Port Services Ltd (MPS). The handover ceremony between construction and operation teams took place last Friday, June 28. Present at the ceremony were the Director General of the Ghana Ports and […]

  • 1 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    A $513.6 million operating budget for fiscal year 2020 has been approved at the Port of Oakland, California.  The port’s governing board ok’d the spending plan at a meeting held last week. “The new budget is up about 4 percent from the one adopted for fiscal year 2019. It goes into effect July 1. The […]

  • 28 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    APM Terminals Medport Tangier container terminal, a collaboration between Moroccan port TangerMed and Danish shipping major A.P. Moller – Maersk, has officially opened its doors. The construction of APM Terminals MedPort Tangier took two years and a total investment of $800m to make this facility become reality. This new transshipment terminal is designed, constructed and […]

  • 26 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    Donjon Marine, from Hillside, NJ, has won a $12.1 million contract for maintenance dredging of portions of the Newark Bay, New Jersey Federal Navigation Project.  Bids for this dredging program were solicited via the internet with three received, the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) said in its latest announcement. The cleanup scheme will include removal […]

  • 25 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    Serge Cormier, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of National Defense and Member of Parliament for Acadie – Bathurst, has announced a major investment of $17 million to increase capacity at the Port of Belledune, located in northeastern New Brunswick, Canada. According to an official announcement, the project includes filling in the water gap between Terminals 3 […]

  • 25 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    De Vlaamse Waterweg has just announced that the start of excavation works for a new flood channel Wijmeers is starting faster due to a midge infestation. According to the officials, the first step is to excavate a first flood channel in the managed realignment site of Wijmeers. Historic dredging works, in combination with sea level […]

  • 25 June 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD) has announced the receipt of $91 million for coastal protection, emergency repair and maintenance dredging works. David Simonelli, President of Dredging commented, “We are pleased to announce these important coastal protection, emergency repair and maintenance dredging awards for our Company which complement the current portfolio of large port […]

  • 14 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Government of Mauritius announced today in their Budget 2019-2020 Plan that the transformation of the Port Louis Harbor through new investments, in view of expanding its role and capacity, will boost productivity and enhance competitiveness.  The Mauritius Ports Authority (MPA) plans to construct a breakwater to reduce downtime at the port during bad weather […]

  • 13 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Chairman of the Port of Skagen’s Board, Niels Arnold Lund, signed an agreement with Per Aarsleff A/S today for the Skagen Port Expansion Stage 3.  Under the contract, Per Aarsleff will collaborate with Rohde Nielsen, Sweco and VG Entreprenor on this project. “We know Aarsleff well and they know the harbor, as they have […]

  • 13 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) has announced a Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) for $292.7 million in discretionary grant funding through the new Port Infrastructure Development Program. Commenting the latest news, U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao, said: “This major investment in the Port Infrastructure Development Program will help strengthen, modernize, and improve our […]

  • 12 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Egyptian Minister of Transport, Engineer Kamel Al-Wazir, announced the completion of a new multi-purpose terminal in Damietta Port today. The multi-purpose terminal, established under the supervision of the Armed Forces Engineering Authority (AFEA), includes  a 630m long, 17m deep berth and is equipped with a backyard area of 50,000m² with anticipated capacity of about […]

  • 12 June 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Controlled flow excavation (CFE) services expert James Fisher Subsea Excavation (JFSE) – part of James Fisher and Son plc – has developed a low draft, lightweight excavator. The SP2000 ULD will primarily be used for shallow water excavation and shore pull works including trench maintenance during pull-in operations, post-trenching and backfilling. The tool, which is […]

  • 10 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    Adriatic Gate Container Terminal (AGCT), the Croatian subsidiary of International Container Terminal Services Inc. (ICTSI) at the Port of Rijeka, is set to realize a comprehensive expansion plan in the period up to mid-2020. In close cooperation with the Rijeka Port Authority, AGCT has drawn up plans for a two-phase dredging scheme with the first […]

  • 10 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The preparations for the Port of La Ceiba modernization program in Venezuela – part of the President Nicolás Maduro’s National Port System strengthening plan – are currently underway.  This capital development scheme is set to kick off with the execution of dredging operations at this port terminal in Trujillo, the Venezuela’s Ministry of Ground Transport […]

  • 5 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) has taken delivery of a new survey craft as the latest acquisition in its Dredging Services division’s ongoing fleet replacement program. Carl Gabriel, Executive Manager for TNPA’s Dredging Services division, said that the new vessel is replacing the South African port landlord’s existing Survey Craft, Swift, which is 32 years […]

  • 4 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    Maintenance dredging operations in Michigan’s New Buffalo and South Haven Harbors were successfully completed last week by The King Company, Inc., the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Detroit District said in their latest announcement.  “After the initial dredging excavation to establish a channel, dredging must be done periodically to keep the area clear and safe […]

  • 3 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Port Kembla Gas Terminal (PKGT), owned by Australian Industrial Energy (AIE), has reached another important milestone with the wharf facility and pipeline construction contract being awarded.  The contract was awarded to the SCSB joint venture which comprises Spiecapag and Soletanche Bachy, which are international specialists in the core construction works required to build the […]

  • 29 May 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Meridian Port Services Ltd (MPS) and China Harbor Engineering Company (CHEC) have signed an agreement to carry out the second phase of the Tema Port Expansion Project. According to MPS, this agreement involves the construction of the 4th and the last berth of the new port. The new contract adds another 400 meters of berth […]

  • 29 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Quebec Port Authority has announced a long-term commercial agreement with Hutchison Ports and CN (Canadian National Railway) to build and operate the new container terminal, known as project Laurentia (previously Beauport 2020). According to an official announcement, the $775 million project will be financed primarily through the joint investment of the three partners. The […]

  • 28 May 2019
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Damen, well-known for its comprehensive range of standard dredgers, has now added a radically different design to its portfolio: a twin-hulled, deep cutter suction dredger designated the DCSD500. This compact new dredger has been designed to operate at dredging depths that have previously been possible to reach only with larger dredgers. The fully dismountable DCSD500 […]

  • 28 May 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    An important milestone is reached in the largest development project at the Port of Gothenburg in 40 years. Phase one of the water-based work has now been completed and construction of the 220,000 square meter terminal is due to move on to the next phase. The scheme began in autumn 2018 with stabilization work. This […]

  • 28 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    Tower Arctic LTD, the contractor for the Iqaluit Deepwater Port Project, recently held a public information session about the works completed so far and provided a timeline of the next steps. According to the company, since the last meeting in November 2018, Tower Arctic has installed three culverts and armor stones on the access road […]

  • 24 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    Waters surrounding Naval Station (NS) Mayport, Florida, were dredged prior to the arrival of the aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74), May 13. Employees from the Army Corps and harbor pilots assigned to NS Mayport worked to dredge the waters and provide the survey data to the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) Maritime Safety […]