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  • 14 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    An agreement between Kenya and Japan regarding the funding for the Mombasa port expansion and modernization plan has successfully secured funds from the Japanese government for all three work phases as well as the construction of a free port at Dongo Kundu. In week 14 Cofra B.V. started installing 5.5 million meters of drain for […]

  • 7 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Dublin Port Company has announced a plan for the development of its deep water berths. Part of the river Liffey at Dublin Port will be dredged to create a 12m deep channel for some of the world’s biggest liners, up to 340m long, to dock beside the East Link toll bridge. The development will be […]

  • 6 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    On April 25, Guinea Office and Bolloré Africa Logistics Group jointly held the commencement ceremony for Guinea Conakry Port Container Terminal Expansion Project. Minister of Public Works and Transportation (Minister of State Department), Minister of Communications, Minister of Customs and deputy director of Port Office of the Guinean government and other government executives attended the […]

  • 7 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Mobile District (USACE), in coordination with the Mississippi State Port Authority (MSPA), will hold a public scoping meeting on Tuesday, May 21 from 5:30 p.m. until 8 p.m. at the Marriott Courtyard Gulfport Beachfront Hotel, 1600 East Beach Boulevard, Gulfport, Miss. 39501. The purpose of this scoping meeting is […]

  • 25 April 2013

    CCCC First Harbor Engineering Co., Ltd. has recently won the bid for Lot BTDDSG-1 of the universal terminal yard project in Sheyang zone of Yancheng Port, Jiangsu Province, with a contract value of 170 million yuan and a construction period of 8 months. Located in Yancheng, Jiangsu Province, the project involves land formation, soft foundation […]

  • 20 March 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. This time however the event sets sail for the east coast of Africa and will dock in Maputo, Mozambique, from the 27 – 30 January 2014. Ports in Mozambique have benefited heavily from […]

  • 4 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    Gougsar Port, located in Hormozgan province in the south of the country with fishing capacity of 253 t, is to be put into operation in 2013. Mr. Beheshtian, Director General of Construction of Fishing Port Department of Iranian Fisheries Organization said that continuation of yard preparation, construction of necessary facilities and dredging operation are among […]

  • 10 January 2013

    South East Asia Port Expansion Summit will take place in Ho Chi Minh City, from 21-22 February, 2013. This event will be great opportunity to get the latest insight from government representatives, port authorities and the world’s leading container shipping lines, cargo owners, logistics companies, ports, terminal operators, port equipment and services suppliers…also update trends […]

  • 8 January 2013

    France’s Ports of Normandy Authority (PNA) is planning to harness the power of the sea, reports NewNet. Since the port of Cherbourg is located close to the Raz Blanchard, which is known for strong currents, this makes it ideal for tidal energy development. To be able to install tidal generators, the port needs to be […]

  • 31 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    In a special ceremony at Jebel Ali, DP World Chairman H.E. Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem has formally overseen the installation of the last of the 2752 65 ton blocks that make up the foundation of the extended quay wall of the 1 million TEU (twenty foot equivalent container units) expansion of Jebel Ali Container Terminal […]

  • 28 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    It’s undeniable, that the port expansion trend in the Turkey and Black Sea region are continuing at steady pace. For Turkey only investment figures of 6.2 billion USD have been published. The 2nd Annual Port Expansion Summit 2013 (14 – 15  March 2013, Istanbul, Turkey) will feature the most prominent industry leaders and government officials […]

  • 21 December 2012

    FCC, the Citizen Services Group, has further strengthened its position in key Latin American countries with its first major contract in Brazil. FCC will expand the Açu Superport, located 315 kilometres north of Rio de Janeiro. The contract, which is worth more than 407 million euro, has an execution period of 32 months and includes […]

  • 6 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Dredging & Port Expansion Africa 2013 conference, hosted in Durban, is approaching. This conference, scheduled for 11-14 February, 2013, is the only event of its kind on the African continent, and is the essential gathering of maintenance and capital dredging and port construction and development thought-leaders from around the continent and the world. At […]

  • 27 November 2012

    Jharkhand plans to develop its own inland port facility, reports dailypioneer. According to Jharkhand Chief Minister Arjun Munda, mineral shipping is a good opportunity for the country’s rapid progress, having in mind that the country is rich in minerals. “During my trip I have witnessed that the ports are linked to development of any State. […]

  • 27 November 2012

    A concrete decision about the Salalah Port expansion plan will be introduced next year, according to Peter Ford, Chief Executive Officer of Salalah Port Services. Mr. Ford stated: “We have seen a growth of around 15 pct till the third quarter of this year. If we can expect that again on a regular basis, we […]

  • 13 November 2012

    Odisha Government halted the Port of Dhamra expansion project, according to portstrategy.com. The Government said in its official statement: “Allotment of additional land to DPCL for second phase development at this stage does not appear tenable.” The main reason for this move is the speculation that Larsen and Toubro Ltd (L&T) is planning to sell […]

  • 12 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    Northport (M) Bhd, one of the main maritime gateways in the country, believes that its port capacity-expansion plans will be the catalyst to ride over the expected headwinds that may hit the industry going forward. This is because as a seasoned player, the wholly-owned subsidiary of NCB Holdings Bhd has survived and withstood quite a […]

  • 31 October 2012

    Seven board members from the Asian Development Bank visited the Colombo Port Expansion Project (CPEP) on 29 October 2012. The delegation consisted of Maurin Sitourus, Ashok K. Lahir, Kazuhiko Koguchi, Jerome Destombes, Richard Edwards, Khin Khin Lwin and Wilson Kamit. Ranjith Pemasiri, Secretary of the Ministry of Ports and Highways, Anuradha Wijekoon, Additional Secretary of […]

  • 31 October 2012

    The Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority (GPHA) will start expansion works at the Takoradi Port in the Western Region this year, as part of measures to decongest the ports in the country. The Takoradi Port, which was built in 1928 by Sir Gordon Guggisberg, during the colonial era, has seen no major expansion since its […]

  • 3 October 2012

    Durban residents say they will not give up their homes to make way for a multi-billion port expansion plan. Cardinal Wilfred Napier, chairman of the KwaZulu-Natal Inter-Religious Council, stated: “When a plan like this is presented to you under the pretence of following procedure, all groups need to speak with one voice.” According to timeslive.co.za, […]

  • 27 September 2012

    According to businessmirror.com, the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) has allocated P40 million for the Lamitan City port expansion. Once the expansion project is completed, the port would be able to accommodate more big vessels, said Mayor Roderick Furigay. “The port expansion project is a welcome development since Lamitan City, with a bigger port, […]

  • 25 September 2012

    Nippon Steel Corporation and Sumitomo Metal Industries, Ltd.  have announced that they have decided to invest to expand capacity at Cape Lambert by 70 million tons per year, along with the replacement of existing port facilities, which are jointly operated with Rio Tinto group  in the Pilbara region of Western Australia. While Cape Lambert is […]

  • 7 September 2012

    China Communications and Construction Company (CCCC) has announced plans for the construction of two container terminals in the port of Dar es Salaam in the near future. The company’s Vice-President, Eng. Ren Hongpeng, says he is awaiting conclusion of funding arrangements involving the governments of Tanzania and China. Construction work at the port will possibly […]

  • 13 August 2012

    The Geraldton Port expansion project is nearing its completion, according to the ABC News. Michael Weir, a spokesman for Karara Mining, stated: “Port expansion is coming along very well and in fact will be completed within weeks now, so we will be aiming to have haematite shipments ready to go as soon as we can […]

  • 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 […]

  • 1 August 2012

    The International Finance Corporation (IFC) is considering a loan which would fund over half of Gujarat Pipavav Port Ltd’s (GPPL) new expansion project. According to the Business Standard, the IFC is considering a US$170m loan to part fund the proposed US$303m expansion project. This development project will include building a new liquid cargo berth, expansion […]