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  • 22 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. House passed the bipartisan Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA) which will allow Port Everglades to advance expansion once it receives a go ahead from the Army Corps of Engineers in the form of a Chiefs Report. The Senate is expected to vote on the bill later this week. Yesterday, Senators Bill […]

  • 29 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Australian Greens are calling on the Government to refuse Gina Rinehart’s massive Kevin’s Corner coal mine tomorrow, as it would be a disaster for the climate and the Great Barrier Reef if approved. “Coal in the Galilee Basin must stay in the ground if we are to deliver a safe climate and a sustainable […]

  • 25 July 2012

    Noranda Aluminum Holding Corporation  announced plans to move forward on two capital projects–a $45 million investment to build a new rod mill and an $11 million investment to further expand harbor capacity at Port Rhodes in Discovery Bay, Jamaica. “The new rod mill and the port expansion project are attractive to us because they provide […]

  • 22 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    BAM Infraconsult, under its trade name Delta Marine Consultants, has signed a license agreement with Bouygues for the use of Xbloc on the Calais Port expansion project. The Calais Project is the third Xbloc project which will be carried out together with Bouygues, after successful projects in Reunion Island and in Dunkerque. With Xblocs of […]

  • 18 May 2017
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Belgium’s DEME Group recently released an interesting photo of its two trailing suction hopper dredgers working in Germany. On the image, TSHD ‘Marieke’ meets TSHD ‘Breughel’ on the Elbe River, Germany. According to DEME, the ‘Marieke’ is nearing completion of the land reclamation works in Cuxhaven, while ‘Breughel’ is executing maintenance dredging works on the […]

  • 12 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    With a large number of approvals from relevant authorities and environmental agencies, the construction of the 330,000 square meters New West Port in Kalundborg has officially begun. Yesterday, the first stone in the construction of the new port was thrown over the railing and into Kalundborg Fjord, right at the place where Kalundborg’s brand new […]

  • 17 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Royal HaskoningDHV has been appointed by Mauritius Ports Authority (MPA) to carry out Port Masterplan studies for Port Louis (the gateway port of the Island of Mauritius) and for Port Mathurin on the Island of Rodrigues. The work involves identifying new business opportunities for Mauritius ports and forecasting cargo and traffic flows. It includes the […]

  • 21 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Premier Denis Napthine today met with representatives from the Port of Singapore, the world’s largest container transhipment hub, to gather vital information for Victoria’s port expansion and development projects. “The Victorian Coalition Government is expanding the capacity of the Port of Melbourne through the $1.6 billion development of a container terminal, automotive terminal, empty container […]

  • 26 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Per Aarsleff A/S, a Danish construction company, has entered into a contract with Frederikshavn Havn A/S for the enlargement of Port of Frederikshavn at a total value of approximately EUR 74 million. The contract comprises phase 1 and is a part of a major enlargement project for Port of Frederikshavn. This phase involves establishment of the […]

  • 9 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    A relocation of the container terminal is a necessary part of the urban development of Copenhagen and the further development of Nordhavn (Northern Harbor). Copenhagen Malmö Port (CMP), who operates the container terminal in Nordhavn, will therefore investigate new options for the future location of the container terminal. The current master plan from 2009 for […]

  • 9 October 2012

    Next month ports authorities and terminal operators from over 11 African countries are heading to Cape Town, South Africa to develop collaborative approaches to ports expansion and regional trade facilitation during the African Ports Evolution 2012 Forum that will take place at the Radisson Blu Hotel Waterfront from 20 – 22 November 2012. The development […]

  • 6 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Orion Marine Group, Inc. (ORN), a heavy civil marine contractor serving the infrastructure sector, has provided its investors with an update on the company’s end markets. The company currently has approximately $354 million worth of bids outstanding; of which the company has been notified it is the apparent low bidder on approximately $28 million. Additionally, of […]

  • 22 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    IJM Corp Bhd’s port business, via Kuantan Port Consortium Sdn Bhd (KPC), is expected to start construction of its new RM3bil deepwater terminal by year-end. Kuantan Port, the most prominent maritime terminal in the east coast of Peninsular Malaysia, will double up its capacity by the end of the expansion to 52 million freight weight […]

  • 18 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    The port of Antwerp handled 95,662,759 tonnes of freight during the first six months of this year, an increase of 2.0% in comparison with the same period in 2012. “In combination with the investments recently announced, these half-year figures lead us to be cautiously optimistic for the first semester,” declared Port Authority CEO Eddy Bruyninckx. […]

  • 3 March 2014

    The Australian Marine Conservation Society (AMCS) has accused the Queensland government of running a misinformation campaign called “Reef Facts” to cover up the damage its decisions will cause to the Great Barrier Reef, and says recent FOI documents prove it. “The Queensland government’s campaign “Reef Facts” has been launched to cover up the fact that […]

  • 8 July 2013

    New federal Environment Minister Mark Butler is due tomorrow to decide on a proposal to dump masses of sediment in the Great Barrier Reef for the expansion of the Abbot Point coal port. “This is another type of Abbot that Labor should oppose – the Abbot Point coal port expansion would see up to 3 […]

  • 20 April 2012

    The Manatee County Port Authority has approved a $13 million contract with American Bridge Company for a 584-foot extension of Berth 12 and a 10-acre container yard, finishing a port expansion project originating in 1997. The project is expected to be complete by mid-2013, well in advance of the on-going expansion of the Panama Canal […]

  • 24 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Minister for Ports David Hodgett today welcomed Shadow Minister for Ports Natalie Hutchins on her first official visit to the Port of Hastings in her capacity as Shadow Minister. Ms Hutchins was appointed Shadow Minister for Ports 521 days ago, and it has taken her all this time to inspect the Port of Hastings and […]

  • 23 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    SOHAR Port and Freezone has signed an agreement with Dredging International NV – Earth Moving Worldwide LTD. (DINV-EMW JV) for the development of Phase 1 of the SOHAR Port South Construction Package. According to the official statement, the $24 million agreement will see the development of the first 50 hectares of usable land within the […]

  • 26 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Queensland government’s fast-tracking of industrialisation along the Great Barrier Reef coast is increasingly out of step with the downsizing and uncertainty from project investors following a downturn in coal prices and community support, according to the Australian Marine Conservation Society. Over the past month, the following evidence for a changing industry outlook has included: […]

  • 27 June 2013

    The Australian Greens today wrote to the Environment Minster urging him to reject the dredging and dumping proposal to expand Abbot Point coal port in the Great Barrier Reef, after Labor supported a Greens motion to stop Reef dumping in the Senate yesterday. “After approving millions of tonnes of sediment to be dumped in the […]

  • 20 March 2014

    Bank of Ceylon signed a financing agreement for LKR 10.50 Billion with Sri Lanka Port authority (SLPA) for the development of East Container Terminal (ECT) under Colombo Port Expansion project. This project is facilitated through leading infrastructure development provider Hyndai Engineering and Construction Co. Ltd in Korea. Ltd and is expected to complete in 2015. […]

  • 17 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Queensland Resources Council (QRC) has welcomed the news that the Abbot Point port expansion is one step closer with the referral for the revised dredging project now in the Federal Government’s hands. This is another milestone in opening up one of the state’s great energy provinces, the Galilee Basin, and for Adani, to progress […]

  • 11 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    Conservation groups have blasted the federal government’s decision to approve the Abbot Point coal terminal expansion at a protest in Brisbane on Wednesday. And some in the tourism industry have voiced concern about the port development, saying they are unsure about the impact on their sector, which relies on the Great Barrier Reef. A small […]

  • 3 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    As Governor Jay Inslee begins a nine-day trip to South Korea and Japan, the Alliance for NW Jobs & Exports urged him to make increased export capacity – particularly the pending construction of terminals in Bellingham and Longview – a vital part of the trip’s itinerary. “In his own words announcing the trip, the governor […]

  • 7 February 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Townsville Port Expansion Project has been approved by the Federal Government. The government’s approval of the EIS for the project means that preliminary works on Stage 1, the $193 million Channel Widening Project, could kick off before April this year, pending a resolution on final funding between the […]