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  • 3 April 2014

    The contract for the Hel Port Expansion Phase IV Project was signed on February 4th during a ceremony held in Tulav, Saudi Arabia. The General Manager of Saudi Arabia Regional Management Center, Dai Zhanping, signed the contract on behalf of CHEC. The total amount for the project is over USD 200 million, with a time […]

  • 3 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    On February 27, the preliminary field investigation of Abidjan Port Expansion Project officially commenced. This project is the largest port construction program in Cote d’Ivoire at the moment. On January 11, 2013, CHEC and Cote d’Ivoire signed the EPC business agreement with a contract amount of over USD 0.9 billion. This development project will include […]

  • 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 […]

  • 28 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Community engagement is ramping up for the Port of Hastings Development Authority as a range of forums get underway with local councils and the community to seek input and views on the Container Expansion Project. The Authority’s newly established stakeholder engagement network, PORTicipate, gathered in Hastings last week for its first meeting, with CEO Mike […]

  • 3 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Ghana Ports & Harbours Authority last week received seven valid bid offers for the proposed Expansion of Tema Port. The GPHA International Competitive Tender began in March 2013 with calls for Expression of Interest. Fifty-three Internationally recognized entities and joint ventures expressed interest to tender for the expansion works. After evaluation of the Expressions […]

  • 16 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    On the morning of December 11, the turning-over ceremony of Lobito Port Expansion Project in Angola was held at Lobito Port Authority. Ana Paz De Jesus Neto, Chairman of Board of Directors of the project client Lobito Port Authority, representative of consulting engineer – supervision company A1V2 and representative of CHEC’s project department, signed the […]

  • 3 January 2014

    Lemesos port in Cyprus will be further extended and upgraded with the construction of an additional 500-metre quay. The signing of the contracts with the successful tenderer is now a reality and therefore the construction works for the extension to the existing port’s quay on its western basin, thus reaching to a total 1270m, will […]

  • 2 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority has accepted the proposals of prospective investors in the Tema Port expansion project, for the extension of the period for submission of their technical and financial proposals. Consequently those companies shortlisted in the application for the expression of interest, have been given up to 27th January, 2014 to submit […]

  • 16 December 2013

    Significant port expansion plans for the cruise industry were outlined at the Seatrade Middle East Cruise Forum, Abu Dhabi, which was attended by global cruise line executives, regional ministers, tourism leaders and delegates. Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Qatar, Oman and Ras Al-Khaimah all spoke of port expansion plans that would enable the region to grow its […]

  • 5 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    The expansion and upgrade of Russian as well as Baltic ports will play a vital role in the future development and improved trade of the region. With many expansion projects going on the region, the Russian and Baltics region sees huge potential for investors and suppliers. Investment figures of up to RUB 26 billion have […]

  • 4 December 2013

    President John Mahama will today perform a ground breaking ceremony for expansion works at the Takoradi Port. The works, part of a government’s port infrastructure expansion programme, is being carried out in phases to modernise the country’s ports to meet projected increases in maritime activities. While in the Western Region, the President will also inspect […]

  • 18 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    On October 17, Augusto da Silva Tomás, the Minister of Transport of Angola, and a delegation of APLOP inspected the container terminal, ore terminal and dry wharf of Lobito Port Expansion Project. Lu Yunpeng, the Deputy General Manager of Angola Regional Management Center made a detailed report on the project construction progress, port staff training […]

  • 18 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    On October 18, Lobito Port Expansion Project General Manager Department was invited to attend the 2nd anniversary of the founding of Catumbela, Angola. The mayor of Catumbela, Alice Filomena Pascoal, awarded the “Special Award of Merit of Catumbela” to the Project Management Dep. in person. The politician representatives of Benguela government, Catumbela government and Lobito […]

  • 14 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    The 3rd Annual Dredging and Port Expansion Africa will again be the premier meeting place for port and dredging professionals in Africa. The event will dock in Durban, South Africa, from 28-29 January 2014. Case studies and updates from the latest port development projects in Africa including Angola, Ghana, Namibia, South Africa and more will […]

  • 13 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    The expansion and upgrade of Russian as well as Baltic ports will play a vital role in the future development and improved trade of the region. With many expansion projects going on the region, the Russian and Baltics region sees huge potential for investors and suppliers. Investment figures of up to RUB 26 billion have […]

  • 13 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Queensland government should reject industry calls for an extension of tax breaks to any mineral developments in Queensland which would significantly increase pressure for approval of damaging dredging, dumping and port expansions along the Great Barrier Reef coast, according to the Australian Marine Conservation Society (AMCS). The Newman government has proposed reduced royalties for […]

  • 23 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    On 14th of September, the President of The Republic of Guinea, Alpha Conde, accompanied by Guinea’s Transport Minister and Culture Minister, inspected the construction site of the Conakry Port Expansion Project in Guinea, announced chec.bj.cn. The general manager of the oversea office in Guinea, Gao Hongbin, introduced the progress of the project, construction capacity of […]

  • 5 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senators Thad Cochran (R-Miss.) and Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Congressman Steven Palazzo (R-Miss.) welcomed a new report highlighting the state’s progress to repair and grow the Port of Gulfport. Major findings in the Mississippi Development Authority’s (MDA) Status Report include the creation of 1,200 new jobs, increased acreage for new tenants, accelerated pace of […]

  • 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

    CCCC Second Harbor Engineering Co., Ltd. has recently won the bid for the terminal expansion project in Xiakou operation zone of Xingshan area of Yichang Port in Hubei Province, with a contract value of 136.5 million yuan and a construction period of 685 calendar days. The terminal expansion project in Xiakou operation zone of Xingshan […]

  • 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. […]

  • 1 August 2013

    Construction of 5 berths and a 20-ha warehouse has been started in Anzali port. Mr. Kouhsari, Director General of the port said that this project is undertaken by the private sector in the framework of 30-month contract. These berths are built as a part of the port’s development plan. Last month the first phase of […]

  • 15 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    The head of North Queensland Bulk Ports (NQBP) stated that the Great Barrier Reef is not under threat by proposed port development. In an opinion piece (see below), NQBP chief executive Brad Fish says port operations and shipping in the marine park are well regulated and the scale of the activity is minor compared to […]

  • 5 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    On June 7, CCCC Second Harbor Engineering Co., Ltd. won the bid for the hydraulic structure works of the general terminal of the Honghuatao operation area of the Yidu zone of Yichang Port in Hubei Province, with a contract value of some 79.36 million yuan and a construction period of 24 months. Located at Yidu […]

  • 17 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    “When you sail into Rotterdam’s Europort and see the new Maasvlakte 2, enter the Khalifa Port and Industrial Zone Project (KPIZ) in Abu Dhabi or visit Hong Kong’s container terminals, it’s hard to imagine that these areas were once simply wide expanses of water,” stated René Kolman, secretary general, International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) […]

  • 17 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Cape Lambert is a port facility operated by Rio Tinto Iron Ore in the Pilbara region of Western Australia. It is located 40 kilometres north of Karratha. Cape Lambert is one of the sea ports for exporting iron ore from Rio Tinto’s mining operations in the Pilbara. This time lapse film shows the Cape Lambert […]