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  • 14 July 2010

    Blasting will take place at a busy north-east harbour next week as work on a multimillion-pound port expansion enters its final phase. The massive Smith Embankment project at Peterhead is just weeks away from completion. Work to build a 650ft quay and 330ft breakwater at the busy Buchan port began in April last year, after […]

  • 29 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    As one of the five identified Priority Port Development Areas in the Queensland Government’s Ports Strategy, the Port of Mackay is required to prepare a 30 Year Port Master Plan. “A critical element in the development of the Master Plan will be consultation with a broad range of stakeholders and we are currently waiting for […]

  • 21 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    Joe Ghartey, the Ghanaian Minister for Railways Development, paid a working visit to the Tema Port Expansion Project Site on Wednesday, February 14, 2018. The visit came after Ghartey’s meeting with the Ghana Ports & Harbours Authority and the Meridian Port Services Limited on January 30 at the Ministry of Railways Development, where they discussed issues relating […]

  • 3 September 2010
    Business & Finance

    Van Oord was recently awarded the dredging works for the Cape Lambert Port B Project by Hamersley Iron Pty Ltd. The project comprises the construction of a new port facility adjacent to the existing Cape Lambert Port facility in Western Australia. This will involve the construction of a new train unloading infrastructure, stockyard, ship loading […]

  • 15 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Konecranes has received an order for four Rubber Tyred Gantry (RTG) cranes from Branch Damietta Container & Cargo Handling Company in Egypt. This Konecranes equipment will include high-performance 16-wheel RTGs with a lifting capacity of 40 tons, a stacking height of 1-over-5, and a stacking width of 7 plus truck lane wide. Admiral Mohamed Saad […]

  • 26 January 2010
    Project & Tenders

    With private players deliberating on investing in infrastructure projects in the aftermath of the global slowdown, nearly half of the projects for capacity expansion at ports, scheduled for awarding this year, are likely to spill over into the coming financial year (2010-11)… [mappress] Source: Business Standard, January 27, 2010

  • 20 March 2014

    The $35 million in additional port deepening funds proposed by Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal has been approved by the state legislature and now awaits the governor’s signature. Along with previous funding, Georgia has now allocated $266 million, fulfilling the state’s portion of the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project (SHEP). “Lawmakers across Georgia recognize that improving the […]

  • 26 June 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Tijmen Malschaert, Royal IHC’s product director for standard hopper dredgers, took part in the Africa Ports Expansion Summit today by giving a presentation about how to lower the entry barriers for local dredging operations. At the event, Malschaert said that IHC’s Easydredge – combined with dredge training and services – can be a smart and […]

  • 20 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Great Barrier Reef is in a fragile state and must be protected from the additional pressure posed by the fast-growing risk of port expansion, dredging and dumping, according to the Australian Marine Conservation Society (AMCS). AMCS Great Barrier Reef campaign director Felicity Wishart said the report prepared by NRM bodies into the impact of […]

  • 13 January 2016
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    The Port of Prince Rupert has just released a study projecting that its fully-realized development plan could generate almost 5,000 new jobs in northern British Columbia. Using a model derived from project proposals and land use plans, the forecast quantifies the potential growth of the port’s economic impact through 2025 and beyond. The model makes […]

  • 26 August 2019
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    DEME Group has just unveiled this photo from a challenging port expansion project completed in Ghana. Building on the company’s previous success in the region, in 2017, DEME was awarded several new contracts in Africa with a total value of approximately EUR 125 million. The contracts were awarded for projects in Angola, Benin, Ghana, Ivory Coast, […]

  • 15 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Fortescue Metals Group Ltd today celebrates the completion of a US$2.4 billion expansion of its port facilities in Port Hedland. WA Treasurer and Minister for Transport Troy Buswell will officially open Fortescue’s fourth berth at Herb Elliott Port, which represents the last major component of an expansion that has lifted Fortescue’s export capacity to 155 […]

  • 5 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    ADPC has announced an AED 17M investment for Marfa Port, for the first phase development of the port infrastructure and maritime leisure facilities for the local community. The port is at the north end of Marfa city with direct water access to the Gulf, in the Al Gharbia region, 125 km west of Abu Dhabi. […]

  • 7 August 2012

    The Rp 22.6 trillion ($2.4 billion) expansion of Tanjung Priok Port in North Jakarta is facing delays, according to thejakartaglobe.com. A senior executive at state port operator Pelindo II said: „These delays are because of the failure of the Transportation Ministry to issue concession permits.“ About the project The Kalibaru project will involve the construction […]

  • 29 May 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A detailed business case for the upcoming Channel Capacity Upgrade, which is Stage 1 of the $1.64 billion Townsville Port Expansion Project, has been prepared for consideration by the Queensland Government. The business case delivers on the first major commitment under the Port City initiative of the Townsville City Deal, and a summary of the […]

  • 2 November 2011

    State owned firm National Oil Corporation of Kenya ( NOCK) has made initial steps towards constructing a jetty at the port of Mombasa… (businessdailyafrica) [mappress] Source: businessdailyafrica, November 2, 2011;

  • 17 October 2011

    The Parliamentary Standing Committee on Transport, Tourism and Culture has made a pitch for the modernisation/expansion plans of Major Ports… (eximin) [mappress] Source: eximin, October 17, 2011;

  • 21 February 2011

    The massive capital project to expand and improve the port area around the Botafoch dyke is now entering its second phase. The area – which… By Stephen White (ibiza-spotlight) [mappress] Source: ibiza-spotlight, February 21, 2011;

  • 14 June 2011

    Port Metro Vancouver has begun a series of public consultation sessions on the proposed Terminal 2 port expansion project at Roberts… By Sandor Gyarmati (delta-optimist) [mappress] Source: delta-optimist, June 14, 2011

  • 1 September 2010

    Half the construction of the 6.83 km. long breakwater of the Colombo Port Expansion Project has been completed, the Sri Lanka Ports … By Nabeela Hussain (dailymirror) [mappress] Source: dailymirror, September 2, 2010;

  • 24 June 2010

    Port operator Integrax Bhd hopes to decide on its RM200mil port expansion to facilitate Vale International SA, a Brazilian mining giant that… [mappress] Source: biz.thestar, June 24, 2010;

  • 2 December 2011

    Gävle hamn is in a phase of expansion and is investing in new quays, larger port areas, a new entrance fairway and improved rail connections. The investments will increase the port’s transport capacity by 40%, from the present 5 million tonnes to over 7 million tonnes of goods handled at the port’s quays each year. […]

  • 11 July 2011

    The Sri Lankan Government has awarded the bid to construct three terminals under the Colombo Port Expansion Project (CPEP) to a Chinese … (sundaytimes) [mappress] Source: sundaytimes, July 11, 2011;

  • 6 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    P&O Ports, Government of Dubai owned port operator, has won a 30-year concession for the management and development of a multi-purpose port project at Bosasso in the Puntland State of Somalia. President of Puntland, H.E. Abdiweli Mohamed Ali, and the chairman of Ports, Customs & Freezone Corporation (PCFC), Sultan Ahmed bin Sulayem, signed the agreement […]

  • 18 February 2011

    A new environment network has been launched in Albany to monitor the dredging approved for the Albany Port expansion. The community-based… (albanyweekender) [mappress] Source: albanyweekender, February 18, 2011;

  • 15 February 2011

    The Craney Island port expansion project would gain more than $27 million in federal funding under President Barack Obama’s 2012 budget … (wdbj7) [mappress] Source: wdbj7, February 15, 2011;