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  • 1 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    The American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) expressed their deep concern over the U.S. Senate’s approval yesterday of a fiscal 2020 appropriations bill that cuts funding by more than two-thirds to a U.S. Department of Transportation Maritime Administration (MARAD) program that provides critical grants for port infrastructure projects nationwide. According to AAPA, MARAD’s Port Infrastructure […]

  • 22 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    South Carolina Ports Authority President and CEO, Jim Newsome, delivered his 11 th State of the Port address yesterday to more than 900 business executives, elected officials, SCPA customers and members of the maritime community. The Propeller Club of Charleston hosted the annual event in North Charleston. “Only eight states in the country have a […]

  • 13 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) has announced a Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) for $292.7 million in discretionary grant funding through the new Port Infrastructure Development Program. Commenting the latest news, U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao, said: “This major investment in the Port Infrastructure Development Program will help strengthen, modernize, and improve our […]

  • 20 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    To provide adequate resources for three key federal programs that help fund multimodal port-related infrastructure in the United States, the American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) has sent a letter to the leadership of both the House and Senate Appropriations Committees’ Subcommittee on Transportation, Housing, and Urban Development and Related Agencies (THUD). The letter commends the subcommittees’ leadership on […]

  • 26 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    Retiring Congressman Bill Shuster, chair of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, earlier this week released a legislative discussion draft outlining his vision to invest in U.S. infrastructure, including for surface and water transportation programs. Among those voicing support and appreciation for Cong. Shuster’s leadership in promoting this discussion is the American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA). “AAPA thanks […]

  • 18 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    In today’s hearing before the U.S. Senate Finance Committee’s Subcommittee on International Trade, Customs and Global Competitiveness, the American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) will testify regarding the infrastructure needs of seaports, and offer a number of ways to ensure that America’s ports have to ability to continue supporting U.S. international trade. Speaking for AAPA will be its […]

  • 6 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Netherlands has the best port infrastructure in the world, according to the World Economic Forum in ‘The Global Competitiveness Report 2016-2017’. “It is the sixth consecutive time that our country has taken the top position. In comparison with last year, Singapore remains in second place, Hong Kong takes third place and Belgium is seventh,” […]

  • 24 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Fundo Soberano de Angola (FSDEA), Angola’s sovereign wealth fund, plans to invest $180 million in a new port in Cabinda, Angola. This investment will create the first deep sea water port in Angola and it will be built in two phases, FSDEA said in its announcement. Phase one will result in a 630 meter long […]

  • 19 May 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    An Bord Pleanála, the Irish Planning Authority, has granted planning permission for the Alexandra Basin Redevelopment (ABR) Project – the largest port related infrastructure project in the history of the Irish State. The project will enable Ireland’s premier port to double its trade capacity to 60 million tonnes per annum by 2040. It will also […]

  • 6 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Netherlands has the best port infrastructure in the world. This is what the World Economic Forum said in ‘The Global Competitiveness Report 2015-2016’. Like last year, Singapore came second and the United Arab Emirates held on to third place. Belgium remained in sixth position and Germany fourteenth. Port of Rotterdam Authority invests heavily in […]

  • 16 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    The 2016 Infrastructure Development and Financing Seminar will take place on March 9-10, 2016, at Marriott San Diego Gaslamp Quarter in San Diego, California, announced the American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA). AAPA’s Finance and Maritime Economic Development committees are working together to plan a seminar to help ports meet the challenges related to port infrastructure development and financing. […]

  • 13 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Commission’s record €13.1 billion investment plan for the transport sector is coming closer to reality, after EU Member States approved the list of projects to receive funding under the Connecting Europe Facility (CEF). Out of the 276 selected, a number of projects will serve the Baltic ports. Whole process of application and evaluation has been coordinated by […]

  • 8 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Port Infrastructure Development 2015 Conference will take place on September 1-3, in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. Focusing on every aspect of port development from expansion through to life extension, this event will deliver learning outcomes from the largest and most complex projects around the globe, discussing best practice planning, design, construction, delivery and asset management. […]

  • 24 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    One of Royal HaskoningDHV’s leading experts on ports and dredging will speak at this week’s conference, ‘Port Strategy: Maximising Your Port’s Potential Through Infrastructure Solutions’. The event will explore how to upgrade existing port infrastructure and deliver new developments to maximize a port’s potential. Royal HaskoningDHV’s international environmental consultant Dr Elizabeth Jolley will talk on […]

  • 23 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Vladimir Putin held a meeting today to discuss the development of the Azov-Black Sea port infrastructure, also taking into account the reunification of Crimea and Sevastopol with Russia. Before the meeting, Black Sea Fleet Commander Alexander Vitko briefed the President on the construction of a base in Novorossiysk. “Lately we have managed to launch a […]

  • 5 September 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Netherlands has the best port infrastructure in the world. This is what the World Economic Forum states in “The Global Competitiveness Report 2014-2015”. This is the third time in succession that the Netherlands has occupied the top spot. Singapore remains in second place, like last year, with the United Arab Emirates forcing Hong Kong […]

  • 20 August 2014
    Business & Finance

    Today’s global economy is making the world smaller, and traditional trade patterns are shifting. Ensuring Canada is prepared to navigate this new reality is crucial to the country’s economic growth and success. It is also a unique opportunity for Canada to advance its global leadership. Canada’s Port Authorities gathered in Belledune, NB, on August 17th, […]

  • 27 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Bechtel, the global engineering, project management, and construction company, said today that five of the company’s leading authorities on port infrastructure will share their views and research findings at the 33rd PIANC World Congress. The event, which takes place June 1-5 in San Francisco, will bring together more than 600 navigation, waterway, and port experts […]

  • 20 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    In applauding Congress’ passage of the $1.1 trillion Consolidated Appropriation Act of 2014, the American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) noted that several high priority programs crucial to the safe, efficient, and competitive operation of American seaports are included in the appropriations mix. This includes funding for U.S. DOT’s Transportation Infrastructure Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) […]

  • 5 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    Just as in 2012, the Dutch port infrastructure leads the rankings of the World Economic Forum. This was revealed in the investigation into the competitive position of national economies worldwide, published yesterday. The same investigation showed that the Netherlands dropped from the fifth position to the eighth overall. Hans Smits, CEO of the Port of […]

  • 20 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Vladimir Putin held a meeting on developing ports in the Azov and Black Sea basins. The President proposed holding a number of meetings to discuss the prospects for developing ports in key Russian waters. The meeting was attended by Chief of Staff of the Presidential Executive Office Sergei Ivanov, First Deputy Prime Minister Igor Shuvalov, […]

  • 24 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Cabinet Committee on Investment directed various security agencies to adhere to the timeline of 12 weeks already approved by the Cabinet Committee on Security, for grant of security clearances for port infrastructure improvement projects. In the year 2012-13, 32 projects were awarded resulting in capacity addition of 136.75 MTPA and involving an investment of […]

  • 24 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Deficiency in transport and communications infrastructure is one of several supply chain barriers that act as obstacles for speeding up global economic growth. That is the conclusion of a report entitled “Enabling Trade: Valuing Growth Opportunities”, prepared by the World Economic Forum (WEF) in collaboration with the World Bank, and Bain & Company, a Boston-based […]

  • 24 October 2012

    Tan Sri Joseph Pairin Kitingan, the Sabah Deputy Chief Minister, said that RM368.51 million has been allocated to develop infrastructure in Sabah next year, reports bernama.com. The amount will be distributed to four departments: – Public Works Department (RM186.9 million), – Waterworks Department (RM164.9 million), – Port and Wharf Department (RM13.5 million) – Railway Department […]

  • 18 October 2012

    In the afternoon of the 8th of October 2012 the first experimental vessel „Tanais Leader“ was berthed at the anew constructed quay No. 67A, operated by Klaipėda Stevedoring Company „Bega“. Klaipėda State Seaport Authority was the contracting party of this object. Back in the history – on the 2nd of September 2010 the Port Authority […]

  • 14 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    Aging infrastructure for marine ports, inland waterways, and airports threatens more than 1 million U.S. jobs according to a new Failure to Act report from the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE). Between now and 2020, investment needs in the nation’s marine ports and inland waterways sector total $30 billion, while planned expenditures are about […]

  • 6 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Netherlands has the best port infrastructure in the world. That is what the World Economic Forum says in ‘The Global Competitiveness Report 2012-2013’. The Netherlands swapped positions with Singapore, which is now second. Hong Kong remains in third place. The level enjoyed by the current infrastructure is largely thanks to the big investment projects […]

  • 19 June 2012
    Business & Finance

    In a recently completed survey that the American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) initiated, U.S. seaport agencies and their private-sector partners plan to invest a combined $46 billion over the next five years in wide-ranging capital improvements to their marine operations and other port properties. While port authorities and their business partners are making major […]

  • 18 May 2012

    JAXPORT CEO Paul Anderson was one of 25 business leaders from around the U.S. participating in an economic roundtable discussion led by Governor Rick Scott and Florida Senate President Mike Haridopolis. Anderson took the opportunity to thank the governor and senate president for their leadership in promoting port infrastructure investment during the last two Florida […]