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  • 12 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has allocated $274,300,000 for the Port of Mobile in its Fiscal Year 2020 (FY2020) Work Plan, officially providing the resources to dredge Alabama’s premier port, according to U.S. Senator Richard Shelby. The funding – which accounts for the full federal share of the project cost – will initiate and […]

  • 10 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Abu Dhabi Ports announced today plans to design and construct a new cruise jetty at Sir Bani Yas Cruise Beach – the signature tourist destination located off the coast of Abu Dhabi. The €24.5 million new jetty project will be completed in Q4 2020, in time for the launch of the 2021 cruise season. The […]

  • 13 January 2020
    Business & Finance

     The Port of Vancouver has just released the latest video update on their Centerm Expansion and South Shore Access Project, saying that the works continued in the water around the terminal and on land in December. Dredging and infilling operations are also in full swing now, according to the announcement. This capital port development […]

  • 25 December 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    McCarthy Building Companies, Inc. has been awarded the Velasco Container Terminal expansion project at Port Freeport, Texas. The Velasco Terminal expansion, which includes Berth 8, features over 925 feet of berth extension and will accommodate post-Panamax gantry cranes. This will be the single largest project built by a public port on the Texas Gulf Coast. […]

  • 11 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    Ports up and down the United States East Coast continue to push forward with harbor dredging and other major projects to provide more capacity and handle larger containerships, BlueWater Reporting said in their latest announcement.  Expansion at U.S. East Coast ports has been spurred by the third lane of the Panama Canal opening in June […]

  • 10 December 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Works are continuing on the Centerm Expansion Project and South Shore Access Project in Vancouver (BC), informs the Vancouver Fraser Port Authority. As reported, dredging and infilling to create new land to the east of Centerm will continue up to 24 hours a day, 7 days a week with a small exception—crews will take a […]

  • 26 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    Two renovated quays were commissioned last week at the Polish Port of Gdansk as part of the port’s ongoing quay and fairway modernization project. Completion of the 1st stage of expansion of the Obroncow Poczty Polskiej Quay included the redevelopment of half of the quay’s length. The remaining part of the quay is still under […]

  • 21 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    DP World Sokhna has celebrated its 10th anniversary by announcing it is near completion of a major expansion project that will bring DP World’s total investment in Egypt to $1.6 billion.  Basin 2 will be operational by the second quarter of 2020 and nearly double capacity at the port to 1.75 million TEUs per year. […]

  • 13 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    Luka Koper, Slovenia, has started this year a series of major investments aimed at increasing capacity especially on the Container and at the Car & RO-RO terminal. According to the company, intensive construction works are going on various locations around the port. One of the main projects is the extension of the container terminal quayside. […]

  • 7 November 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

     Port of Vancouver has just released this video update on their Centerm Expansion Project and South Shore Access Project. According to the company, dredging and infilling work continues in the water area around the terminal. Port of Vancouver is building a dyke east of Centerm to create new land between Burrard Dock and Ballantyne […]

  • 6 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    Airport Authority Hong Kong (AAHK) has awarded Fugro another significant land site investigation contract as part of the $18 billion three-runway system (3RS) project for the expansion of Hong Kong International Airport. Under the agreement, Fugro will perform geotechnical drilling and cone penetration tests on newly reclaimed land, and provide laboratory testing to acquire geotechnical […]

  • 30 October 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Occitanie/Pyrénées-Méditerranée Region has awarded a contract for the port expansion of Port-La-Nouvelle, in south-western France, to the consortium formed by Bouygues Travaux Publics (lead company) and Boskalis Nederland BV. The total value of the project amounts to €199 million, for an overall project cost of €237 million, forming part of the Region’s program for […]

  • 15 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Port of HaminaKotka Ltd and Steveco Oy have jointly constructed a world-class pulp terminal in the new D-area in the western part of the Mussalo Harbor in Kotka, Finland. The port has invested almost 40 million euros in the infrastructure and the expansion area of approx. 30 hectares. The inauguration ceremonies of the D-area and […]

  • 11 October 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Port of Virginia and Weeks Marine of Cranford, NJ, have signed a $78 million dredging contract to make this port the deepest one on the U.S. East Coast. According to the Virginia Port Authority (VPA), this is the contract for the first phase and the total cost of the project, including the preliminary engineering […]

  • 10 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Virginia processed more than 241,416 TEUs (twenty-foot equivalent units) in September 2019 – an increase of more than 9 percent vs. September 2018 – putting the port’s cargo volume growth for the first quarter of fiscal year 2020 at more than 4 percent. Commenting the latest news, John F. Reinhart, the CEO […]

  • 8 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Delaware Senator Tom Carper yesterday hosted the new U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ North Atlantic Division Commander, Major General Jeffrey L. Milhorn, and the new Philadelphia District Commander, Lt. Col. David C. Park, to tour priorities and ongoing project sites at the Port of Wilmington. During the tour, Carper, Milhorn and Park viewed the future […]

  • 3 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    The coastal authorities and Thyboron Port, Denmark, have signed the agreement regarding the transfer of dredging responsibility in Thyboron Channel. With this agreement Thyboron Port will take over the dredging responsibility as from the 1st of January 2020. So far, dredging of the channel has been a State responsibility, but, in 2017, the Port of […]

  • 3 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Texas Senator Ted Cruz voiced strong support for the Houston Ship Channel Improvement Project earlier this week, after being briefed by Port Houston leadership and top executives representing industry along the channel. Senator Cruz said that the widening and deepening project is important to Texas and the nation and lauded the leadership of Port Houston […]

  • 2 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    The PACE Group officially launched the construction of a new terminal at Poti Port, western Georgia, yesterday. According to a Pace Group’s official announcement, the new terminal will require dredging work in the harbor to a depth of 12 meters, which will result in the sea port being able to accept vessels up to 253 meters […]

  • 27 September 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Port of Houston Commission has approved “critical-path” professional services for the Houston Ship Channel expansion project. The ship channel expansion work approved by the Port Commission includes critical-path professional services for engineering, design and project coordination. According to Port Houston Executive Director Roger Guenthe, the widening and deepening of the ship channel will allow […]

  • 24 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    The National Port Authority (APN), a specialized body involved in promoting ports development programs in Peru, has officially approved the technical documents for an additional investment in the infrastructure works at the Paita Port Terminal. These works include a significant amount of dredging work up to a depth of -14 meters and the expansion of […]

  • 22 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    Hamilton Liberal MP Filomena Tassi yesterday announced a major investment of $5.5 million for a project that will increase capacity at the Port of Hamilton. The port will receive the investment for a Pier 10 Export Expansion from the National Trade Corridors Fund (NTCF) on behalf of Transport Canada. The federal funding contributes to a […]

  • 6 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    Namibia has launched an expanded container terminal at the Port of Walvis Bay, projected to double the country’s annual container handling capacity. Works on the expansion of the terminal started in 2014 and were completed by China Harbor Engineering Company (CHEC) under a project worth $268 million. The project, inaugurated on August 2 by Hage […]

  • 16 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    The scope of maintenance dredging performed by FSUE Rosmorport in 2019 will total approximately 10 million cbm, Andrey Lavrishchev, General Director of FSUE Rosmorport, told journalist during an interview. This figure includes maintenance dredging to be held in the ports of Astrakhan, Taganrog, Arkhangelsk, etc. and capital dredging in the southern part of Ust-Luga port […]

  • 9 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    Chairman of Houston Port Commission, Ric Campo, joined Chief of Engineers and Commanding General of USACE, Lt. Gen. Todd T. Semonite, on a helicopter tour of the Houston Ship Channel recently, witnessing first-hand the busiest ship channel in the nation and the constant vessel activity it experiences every day. During the tour, Campo reiterated the […]

  • 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, […]