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  • 9 April 2014

    Two freight trains, each consisting of 65 wagons loaded with coal from the Kuzbass region in Russia, left from West Siberian Railways at the end of March 2014. One of the trains has already reached Far Eastern Railways, the second is now travelling on the Transbaikal Main Line. Both West Siberian Railways and Far Eastern […]

  • 1 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Korean Government has announced plans to add further 15 berths to its flagship Busan New Port which will increase container capacity by 15.8 million TEU. The new facilities in the south of the country will be a mix of container terminals, feeder terminals and multi-purpose terminals and work will begin in stages based on actual […]

  • 6 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Maryland Port Administration will be holding a public information meeting for the proposed expansion of the Cox Creek Dredge Material Containment Facility on March 10th 2015. Expansion at the Cox Creek Dredged Material Containment Facility is needed as the Port of Baltimore prepares to receive larger container vessels. The existing area has a capacity of […]

  • 6 May 2010
    Business & Finance

    Orion Marine Group, Inc. a leading heavy civil marine contractor, today reported net income for the three months ended March 31, 2010, of $4.8 million or $0.18 diluted earnings per share. These results compare to net income of $4.3 million or $0.20 diluted earnings per share for the same period a year ago. “During the […]

  • 19 February 2012

      The West Calcasieu Port board of commissioners voted recently to award the contract for the expansion dredging of the port’s west barge basin to.Apollo Environmental Strategies, Inc. of Beaumont, Texas. Finally, construction on a $3.1 million expansion at the West Calcasieu Port has begun. Lynn Hohensee, WCP director noted that the West Calcasieu Port […]

  • 28 September 2011

    The Port of Felixstowe, the UK’s largest container port, formally opens a new deep water shipping terminal. The new terminal which consists of two berths – Berths 8&9 – is the first stage of a £1 billion plus inward investment programme in Hutchison’s UK ports. Currently the Port of Felixstowe deals with over 40 per […]

  • 13 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Final preparations are underway for the Egypt Ports & Waterways Summit that will be held from 9-11 June in Cairo.  Many advancements are planned for Egypt’s maritime sector, with expansions to the capacity of the Suez Canal soon to be ready, together with expansions to all of the country’s major ports, Egypt is steadily moving towards its goal […]

  • 13 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    During his annual State of the Port Address, Georgia Ports Authority Executive Director Griff Lynch announced record cargo volumes, infrastructure development and two new customers bringing a combined 1 million square feet of additional distribution center space to Savannah. GPA Executive Director delivered his State of the Port address Thursday, October 12, 2017, at the […]

  • 19 May 2011

    It’s full steam ahead in the expansion planning department at the Port Kembla Coal Terminal – thanks to the coal boom. Expansion at the term… BY BEN LANGFORD (illawarramercury) [mappress] Source: illawarramercury, May 19, 2011;

  • 2 December 2011

    The development of Grimsby River Terminal (GRT) by Associated British Ports (ABP) will herald the largest ever capital investment in the Port of Grimsby. Alongside this, ABP will enter into a new long-term agreement with Volkswagen Group UK Ltd. Over £25 million will be invested by ABP in the new terminal on the river Humber, […]

  • 26 March 2012

    According to Bloomberg, Egypt’s Ministry of Transport stated that A.P. Moeller-Maersk A/S may contribute to the building of a navigation side channel in the Suez Canal Container Terminal at Port Said. The Ministry of Transport also announced that the planned project will cost about $83 million. About SCCT Suez Canal Container Terminal (SCCT) is a […]

  • 11 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dredging vessels and tugs have been launched this week ahead of the £25m Port of Cromarty Firth expansion at Invergordon. The expansion project will see the Port of Cromarty Firth reclaim nine acres of land from the sea and create an additional deep water berth. Dredging will start at the west of the existing Queens […]

  • 27 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    New Texas Secretary of State Carlos Cascos and members of his staff began a statewide introductory tour in Houston March 24 at the Port of Houston Authority’s Bayport Container Terminal. As the new Secretary of State, Cascos was interested in learning more about how the Port of Houston contributes to international trade and the Texas […]

  • 31 December 2009

    The Port of New Orleans has some major projects to look forward to in the New Year… Source: WWL.com, December 30, 2009

  • 18 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Panama Canal Expansion is back on track with final completion of the project set for 2016. When this major construction project is completed, it will more than double the cargo capacity of the century old canal. The expanded Panama Canal will change shipping patterns and affect ports up and down the East Coast of the […]

  • 17 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Panama Canal expansion project is intended to double the capacity of the Panama Canal by 2016 by creating a new lane of traffic and allowing more and larger ships to transit. The expanded Panama Canal will change shipping patterns and affect ports up and down the East Coast of the Americas. The proposed expansion […]

  • 19 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    As part of his ‘Changing Lives and Transforming Ghana’ tour of the Western Region, John Dramani Mahama, President of Ghana, recently inspected the Albert Bosomtwi-Sam Fishing Harbor expansion project in Sekondi, Ghana News Agency reports. Mr Richard Anamoo, the Director-General of the Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority (GPHA), who briefed the President on the expansion works, said that the estimated […]

  • 7 November 2013

    The Aqaba Container Terminal (ACT) Berth Expansion Project, which has doubled the capacity of the county’s largest Red Sea port, was officially opened by His Majesty King Abdullah II of Jordan with the addition of 460 meters of quay to the existing 540 meters. The ceremony marked the successful completion of the four-year terminal expansion […]

  • 21 August 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    In a major milestone for the Panama Canal Expansion Program, the first four gates for the new locks arrived from port of Trieste, Italy to the waterway’s Atlantic side on board the semi-submersible vessel STX Sun Rise this morning. “This is an exciting moment for the Panama Canal – the arrival of the new gates […]

  • 1 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez recently inaugurated the new Pier 6 facility of Puerto Cortes operated by Operadora Portuaria Centroamericana S.A. de C.V. (OPC), a subsidiary of International Container Terminal Services, Inc. (ICTSI). The $145 million greenfield development, which represents the first phase of OPC’s expansion work in Puertos Cortes, adds another 350 meters of […]

  • 13 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Following the signing of the contract for the East Breakwater enlargement project, the expansion works of the Port of Sines will begin, thus allowing the port to double the containerized cargo installed capacity. The works concerning the extension of the Port of Sines’ East Breakwater were awarded to Conduril – Engenharia SA. According to the […]

  • 27 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Panama Canal Expansion is back on track with final completion of the project set for 2016. When this major construction project is completed, it will more than double the cargo capacity of the century old canal. The expanded Panama Canal will change shipping patterns and affect ports up and down the East Coast of the […]

  • 1 March 2013

    U.S. Senator Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., has been named the ranking Republican for the Senate Subcommittee on International Trade, Customs and Global Competitiveness within the U.S. Senate Committee on Finance. The trade subcommittee handles a wide range of issues relevant to trade and U.S. competitiveness in world business — both of which are key issues for […]

  • 8 July 2013

    Australia’s largest cruise operator Carnival Australia today welcomed new Federal Government funding for the port of Eden that will put the New South Wales town on the Australian cruise map and deliver significant benefits to the local economy. Carnival Australia CEO Ann Sherry said the Regional Development funding would allow the deep water port to […]

  • 6 April 2012

    The Port of Guaymas has unveiled plans for a massive expansion project, according to azstarnet.com. Guillermo Von Borstel Osuna, the port’s marketing director, said the project will extend the port into the bay between Guaymas and neighboring Empalme. Dredging of the seafloor is scheduled to begin by year’s end, he told members of the Southern […]

  • 26 September 2012

    The expansion project at the Port Fourchon is moving forward very smoothly. Chett Chiasson, the Port Director, stated: “Slip B is completely leased out and tenants are completing work on their sites. Slip C is in the dredge work phase to create the land, and we already have two tenants who have secured space in […]