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  • 22 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Government of Montserrat, together with its partners the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) and the United Kingdom Caribbean Infrastructure Fund (UKCIF), has launched construction of a $19.5 million port development in Little Bay. “The launch of this port construction project marks one of the first steps towards the fulfillment of the long hoped for transformation […]

  • 15 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    H.H. Sheikh Hamad bin Mohammed Al Sharqi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Fujairah, has underlined the paramount importance of boosting the Port of Fujairah’s operations and enhancing its capabilities, the Emirates News Agency informs. Sheikh Hamad made the remarks yesterday, in the presence of H.H. Sheikh Mohammed bin Hamad bin Mohammed Al Sharqi, Crown […]

  • 26 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    Captain Tarek Shahin, the Egyptian Damietta Port Authority (DPA) chairman, hosted a meeting today with a delegation from the Dutch marine services provider Van Oord, Wadi El Nile For Contracting & Real Estate Investments and The Egyptian Ports Development Group (EPDG). During the meeting, the parties discussed how far these three companies can work on […]

  • 6 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Greater Lafourche Port Commission has announced the completion of the NE Slip C 1671 Linear Feet Bulkhead Project, which adds nearly a 1/3-mile of additional waterfront property for prospective tenants to operate from. The cost of the bulkhead project was more than $11 million with better than $9.2 million of this coming via the […]

  • 7 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    Navayuga Engineering Company Limited (NECL), the flagship entity of the Indian multinational conglomerate Navayuga Group, has formally kicked off the development of Machilipatnam Port, located on the east coast of the country. Hon. Chief Minister Shri N Chandrababu Naidu today laid the foundation stone for this new green-field, all-weather multi-purpose port. “Machilipatnam is one of the […]

  • 3 December 2018
    Business & Finance

     The Portcoast Consultant Corporation has been busy lately working on the Lach Huyen Port Infrastructure Construction Project in Vietnam. The Port – to be developed in two phases – will be equipped with comprehensive infrastructure and handling technology. It will be able to accommodate container ships between 4,000TEU and 6,000TEU, with the potential to accommodate […]

  • 3 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    Ibistek Limited will begin the physical construction works on the development of the multipurpose Atlantic Terminal Services on-dock facility at the Ghana’s Takoradi Port in January 2019, the Ghana News Agency (GNA) said in their latest announcement. The news comes after the signing of a project management contract with Royal HaskoningDHV of the Netherlands for […]

  • 30 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    Yesterday’s ground-breaking ceremony marked the next phase of a port improvement project that will drive economic growth for Ziguinchor, the main economic city in southern Senegal’s Casamance region.  The ceremony marked the start of construction for a new fishing port within the overall Ziguinchor port area. According to an official announcement, this is the second […]

  • 31 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Ministry of Infrastructure of Ukraine has approved the Berdyansk Seaport Development Plan, including the short-to-medium and long-term perspective approved by the Ukrainian Sea Ports Authority (USPA). According to USPA, the Berdyansk procedure provides for the implementation of investment projects for construction and reconstruction of six berths and two grain terminals. Under this capital development  plan, USPA will […]

  • 23 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The European Investment Bank (EIB) recently approved a €195 million financing for the Ports of Civitavecchia and Fiumicino, paving the way for major infrastructure works in these ports. According to the officials, the decision was taken after a long inquiry considering the development of the “Highways of the Sea”, an important hub for passenger and cargo flows in Center Italy and one […]

  • 12 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    Construction work on the development of the multi-purpose Berbera Port in the Republic of Somaliland officially started earlier this week with a special ground-breaking ceremony to mark the occasion, DP World said in its latest release.  The first phase will consist of building a 400 meter quay and 250,000 square meter yard extension as well […]

  • 5 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) signed a grant agreement (October 3) with the Government of Myanmar in Yangon, to provide grant aid of up to $53 million for the Mandalay Port Development Project. The objective of the project is to modernize the Port in Myanmar’s second largest city, Mandalay, which is located in the […]

  • 18 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    An official ceremony dedicated to launching of the Anaklia Deep Sea Port marine construction works took place on September 16, the Ministry of Economy and Sustainable Development of Georgia said in their latest release.  In June 2018, Anaklia Development Consortium (ADC) awarded the dredging and reclamation works for the Phase 1 Anaklia Deep Sea Port […]

  • 31 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    Indonesian Government’s Ministry of Transportation announced last Friday that the construction works on the Patimban Port Development Project (Package 1) are set to begin sometimes next month. The project, located in Subang, West Java, will be conducted by a joint venture including Penta-Ocean Construction Co., Ltd., TOA Corporation, Rinkai Nissan Construction Co., Ltd., PT PP Tbk. […]

  • 20 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    Caledonian Maritime Assets Ltd (CMAL) said in its latest announcement that they will host a public meetings next week to update communities on the harbor revision order (HRO) needed at Tarbert (Harris) to allow the harbor improvement works to begin. According to the official statement, to prepare for the new ferry that has been procured […]

  • 7 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    AS Merko Ehitus Eesti, part of AS Merko Ehitus group, said in their latest announcement that they have won a contract for the Hundipea Port Development Project in Estonia. According to the official statement, the works will include a significant amount of dredging operations and reconstruction of quays no 8 and no 9. The contract […]

  • 6 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    Montrose Port Authority has just announced that it has received a £1.5 million Ports Mode Shift Grant from the Scottish Government. Following on from a period of significant investment for Montrose Port Authority, the funding feeds into the Port’s strategic growth plans which will allow larger cargo vessels to dock in Montrose. The Grant will […]

  • 22 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Philippine News Agency (PNA) said in their latest announcement that the Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) will be accelerating the implementation infrastructure projects in ports nationwide, following a robust growth in revenues for the first quarter of the year. The strong financial performance will enable the agency to further improve ports which are heavily congested with […]

  • 8 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    To pass on the latest developments in port management and coastal hydraulic engineering, Deltares has teamed up with STC-Nestra to organize courses for experts from the Laboratoire d’Etudes Maritimes (LEM), a part of the Algerian Ministry of Transport. On the basis of questions from Algeria, Deltares consultants talked to Algerian port experts to share their […]

  • 21 February 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. has received a Letter of Award from the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) for the port development project Tuas Terminal Phase II in Singapore, also referred to as Tuas Terminal Finger Pier 3. The contract value for the consortium, including Penta Ocean Construction Company and Hyundai Engineering & Construction […]

  • 15 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    The construction activities on an inland port at Bukasa, Uganda, on the shores of Lake Victoria are set to begin next year, the Daily Monitor reports. The official announcement was made by Mr Jochen Scherer, the Projects Director of GAUF Engineering Company, a German firm that is doing the consultancy for the construction of the […]

  • 31 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Lekki Port LFTZ Enterprise (LPLE) has started major construction works on the Lekki Deep Sea Port in Lagos State, local media reports. The port construction operations are being carried out by two major companies: China Harbor Engineering Company Limited (CHEC), the engineering and construction arm of China Construction and Communication Company (CCCC) and Louis […]

  • 31 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Freeport of Riga Authority said in its latest announcement that they have started work on creation of the ‘Port Development Plan’ for the next decade. According to the Freeport of Riga CEO, Ansis Zeltins, this will be a comprehensive plan highlighting planned development trends for the Port of Riga over the next ten years, […]

  • 3 January 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) has released in its latest Terra et Aqua an article named ‘Towards Sustainable Port Development’. In the paper, University of Antwerp professor, Patrick Meire, and researchers Annelies Boerema and Katrien Van Der Biest identify and evaluate a broad range of effects of port development for society, marking the first step towards […]

  • 4 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    Iranian President Hassan Rouhani yesterday inaugurated a newly-built extension to the country’s main Arabian Sea outlet – the Chabahar’s Shahid Beheshti Port in the Gulf of Oman. “The North-South Corridor is very important for the region and the world and today we are happy that its first phase has been put into operation and we […]

  • 25 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    With the significant number of seaport terminals lining the Arabian coasts, port authorities and operators continue to expand and upgrade their infrastructure in order to increase their market positions and stay competitive. The Middle Eastern ports sector has witnessed enormous growth over the last few years which has resulted in significant competition between ports as […]

  • 3 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    Jason Chiang, Director of Ocean Shipping Consultants, a company of Royal HaskoningDHV, will be discussing the topic of Myanmar’s port development at the 15th ASEAN Ports & Shipping Conference 2017, taking place for the first time in Yangon, Myanmar from 6-7 July. Mr. Chiang will be talking at the event on the topic of “Myanmar port development […]

  • 21 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    Région Bretagne, Service Fonctionnel des Transports, has invited bidders to submit their offers for the Brest Port Development Project – lot M06.  The contract involves the dredging of channels and docks at the French Port of Brest – including a wharf under construction, the filling of the new polder and the associated stocking method to accommodate: […]

  • 5 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    Raivis Veckagans, acting CEO of Ukrainian Sea Ports Authority (USPA), presented the latest port infrastructure development plans yesterday, during the ‘Port Infrastructure Development Day’. The members of the American Chamber of Commerce in Ukraine, key Ukrainian and foreign engineering and construction companies, such as China Harbor Engineering Company, Sumitomo Corporation, Cyes Maritime Works and AECOM, attended […]