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  • 11 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Philippine News Agency (PNA) said in their latest announcement that the Government’s Department of Transportation (DOTr) has completed 129 commercial port projects under the Philippine Ports Authority (PPA), and four social/tourism ports under its maritime sector in the last two years. In 2016 alone, 68 projects amounting to $59.2 million were completed, which include port […]

  • 25 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    Four projects that support freight movement on Minnesota’s waterways received a total of $5 million in grants through the state’s Port Development Assistance Program, the Minnesota Department of Transportation announced yesterday. The program will help one project in the Twin Cities metro area and three projects in Greater Minnesota improve the transportation system and support […]

  • 1 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Fox has announced 40 awards totaling nearly $500 million in funding for the FY 2016 Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) grants. Of the 585 applications submitted totaling $9.3 billion in requests, six awards totaling $61.8 million – or about 12.36 percent of the total funding – are going to commercial seaports […]

  • 31 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    A six-member South Korean delegation earlier this week paid a visit to Pakistan National Shipping Corporation (PNSC) where they discussed possible partnership opportunities related to the ports and shipping sectors. The delegation led by Director of Port Investment Cooperation Division Hi Young Lee showed real interest in various projects including development and upgrading of the country’s port […]

  • 16 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    Two Port of Los Angeles projects have been named a “2014 Project of the Year” by the Southern California Chapter of the American Public Works Association (APWA). The projects include the Berth 100 Wharf South Extension and Backland Development initiative, and the Port’s LA Waterfront Downtown Harbor Landside and Rail Improvement project. In addition, trade […]

  • 5 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) has approved the proposal of five projects – four container terminals (one each in the major ports of Kandla, Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT), Ennore and Kolkata) and one multipurpose cargo berth project in Mumbai Port. The five projects will entail an investment of around Rs. 17,631 crore […]

  • 30 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Public Private Partnership Appraisal Committee (PPPAC-a high level committee of the Government of India) has appraised five proposals in the Port Sector. These projects as listed below will now be recommended for grant of final approval by the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA). The Ministry of Shipping will submit a Cabinet Note to […]

  • 9 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Government has introduced “Guidelines for Determination of Tariff for Projects at Major Ports, 2013” on 31st July 2013. In a written reply to a question in the Rajya Sabha the Minister of Shipping Shri G.K. Vasan said the these new Guidelines will impart flexibility to the ports/ BOT operators in the determination of tariff […]

  • 1 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Newman and Abbott governments’ Great Barrier Reef draft strategic assessment report, released today, won’t save the Reef from the onslaught of existing coal port proposals it currently faces, according to greensmps.org.au. “The strategic assessment doesn’t apply to projects already on the books, namely the massive coal ports that UNESCO expressed extreme concern about before […]

  • 17 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    Governor Rick Scott announced a commitment of nearly $35 million for strategic port projects across Florida that will be recommended to the Legislature for the upcoming legislative session. The additional investments will be included in the Florida Department of Transportation’s (FDOT) Work Program. Governor Scott made the announcement at the American Association of Port Authority’s […]

  • 3 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Florida Seaport Transportation and Economic Development (FSTED) Council approved $15 million in allocations to seaport projects around the state. The FSTED Council is comprised of the port directors for Florida’s 15 public seaports, and representatives from the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) and the Department of Economic Opportunity. There are 10 port projects included […]

  • 22 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Deputy Managing Director for the Development of Management & Resources of the PMO said that, with a view to renovate national fleet and development of port and maritime services, PMO has provided financial support for about 304 port projects up to the end of previous Iranian calendar year (March 2012) in various fields such as […]

  • 7 January 2013

    The Indian Central Government has announced new norms under which security clearances granted to a company will be valid for three years. The new guidelines states that once security clearance is accorded to any company by the Ministry of Shipping, based on the inputs of relevant Ministries/Departments/Organisations with respect to any port project, such clearance […]

  • 26 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    Under a Major Port Construction for International Harbour programme created by the Ministry of Transportation and Communications (MOTC), the Taiwan Government has unveiled plans to invest TW$65.97bn ($2.2bn) over the next five years in several port projects. According to ship-technology.com, these investments will be used for: – the second stage construction on the Intercontinental Container […]

  • 20 July 2012

    The White House has announced that federal review and permitting will be expedited under the federal “We Can’t Wait” program for projects at JAXPORT and PortMiami. The JAXPORT project to be expedited is a study of deepening Jacksonville’s ship channel, where the report will be completed a year earlier. In addition, the permitting process is […]

  • 15 June 2012

    Governor Rick Scott signed two bills on June 14 that facilitate economic development opportunities by prioritizing Florida’s investment in vital transportation projects, including improvements to Florida’s 14 deepwater sea ports. Improvements to Florida’s ports ensure they are prepared to benefit from the anticipated international trade expected from the expansion of the Panama Canal, ratified free […]

  • 31 May 2012

    The Philippine Ports Authority is undertaking engineering projects worth P86 million to improve its various terminal management offices in Negros Occidental. According to The Philippine Information Agency, the renovation of Bacolod Terminal Office costs P58.58 million. Fetsy Diamante, the PPA Resource Division Manager said: “This includes a P16.9 million renovation of an old building to […]

  • 28 May 2012

    A Parliamentary committee has pulled up the Shipping Ministry for utilising only about 13 per cent of the Rs 1-lakh crore outlay for the Indian port sector during the 11th Plan, according to eximin.net. Rating the progress made in the implementation of various projects under National Maritime Development Programme (NMDP) as far from satisfactory, the […]

  • 26 April 2012

    The European Court of Auditors (ECA) presented yesterday the findings of a special report on the use of Structural and Cohesion Funds for transport infrastructure in seaports. The report covers the period 2000-2006 and looks at 27 projects in France, Spain, Italy and Greece. Together, these projects represent 85% of the total Structural and Cohesion […]

  • 13 March 2012

      The Florida Ports Council released the following statement yesterday on Florida ports issues that were addressed during the 2012 Legislative Session. “By increasing minimum funding levels and providing new sources of funding for strategic seaport projects, the Florida Legislature demonstrated their commitment to growing Florida’s economy and creating jobs,” stated Doug Wheeler, president of […]

  • 29 August 2011

    About 84 marine and port projects, implemented at a cost of 2.7 trillion rials ($270 million), will become operational in the northern and s… (zawya) [mappress] Source: zawya, August 29, 2011;

  • 14 July 2011

    The Germany government is interested in supporting projects in Kenya, including the multi-billion dollar Lamu port infrastructure … (crewing) [mappress] Source: crewing, July 14, 2011;

  • 11 February 2011

    To address the non-availability of bank finance to port projects, the shipping ministry is planning a dedicated financial institution for… By Praveen Kumar Singh (news) [mappress] Source: news, February 11, 2011;

  • 31 December 2009

    The Union shipping ministry has identified 17 projects to be executed on public-private partnership, or the so-called PPP, basis… Source: DNA, December 31, 2009;

  • 21 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senators Marco Rubio and Rick Scott recently wrote to R.D. James, the Assistant Secretary of the Army – Civil Works, ahead of the Army Corps Engineers finalizing their Fiscal Year 2020 work plan, to ensure that all proposed and ongoing projects in Florida receive full and fair consideration. This includes maintaining record progress towards […]

  • 26 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Peter DeFazio has joined members of the Oregon delegation in sending a letter to Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works R.D. James encouraging the Administration to use a portion of federal funds for operations and maintenance projects at Oregon’s small ports. Rep. DeFazio, along with Senators Wyden and Merkley and Representatives Schrader, […]

  • 8 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    Real action on climate change is finally becoming a reality with the release of a State Government report assessing those areas most at risk of coastal erosion, the Western Australia Local Government Association (WALGA) said in its latest release. Commenting the news, WALGA President, Cr Lynne Craigie said that the sector had been calling for […]

  • 18 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    Honda Marine Science Foundation (HMSF) has awarded grants to fund four research projects that address the impact of climate change on the ocean and intertidal areas. Honda Marine Science Foundation supports “living shoreline” projects that implement natural approaches to protecting coastal habitats and communities while promoting harmonious interaction between humans and the ocean. According to […]

  • 22 April 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) has submitted a statement about the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure’s April 10, 2019 subcommittee hearing on “The Cost of Doing Nothing: Why Full Utilization of the Harbor Maintenance and Investment in our Nation’s Waterways Matter.” In the statement, AEM outlined the importance of the health of the […]