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  • 16 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    The start of construction of the Stockholm Norvik Port and Norvik Logistics and Business Park was celebrated today. Stockholm is one of Europe’s most rapidly growing capital cities and freight volumes are constantly increasing. To facilitate the sustainable and efficient supply of goods to the region Ports of Stockholm is building a new port for […]

  • 17 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    Forth Ports Limited announced today (17 February, 2016) plans to make the largest investment in the history of the Port of Dundee. The port owner is to invest more than £10 million to create a new quayside with an industry-leading “heavy lift” capability, coupled with a significant onshore operational area. The privately funded investment will […]

  • 27 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Main Board of Forth Ports has toured the proposed new £10 million quayside development at the Port of Dundee where site survey works are now underway. The privately funded investment will result in the development of the quayside at the East end of the port, connecting to the existing Prince Charles Wharf. Upon completion, […]

  • 10 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    Kamarajar Port Limited (KPL) will be commissioning five projects within the next three years, according to Mr. M.A. Bhaskarachar, the Chairman and Managing Director of KPL. A significant amount of money is being invested in new projects to keep pace with competition from neighboring ports such as L&T Kattupalli Port, Karaikal, Tuticorin, Chennai and Krishnapatnam Ports, Bhaskarachar […]

  • 25 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    Port of Rotterdam was proclaimed ‘Port of the Year’ during the annual ‘Containerisation International Awards’ in London. The expert jury praised the port for its substantial investment programme in Europe’s leading logistics hub and industrial complex. The jury also compliments the port with its attention to sustainability with their modal shift objectives and groundbreaking initiatives […]

  • 24 April 2012

    Increased container handling capacity for the Port of Melbourne was announced by the Victorian Government today. Redevelopment of areas of the port by Port of Melbourne Corporation will enable the port to meet an ever increasing trade demand and protect the economic future of Australia’s premier freight gateway. Highlights: – Webb Dock will resume being […]

  • 19 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Quattro Ports grain terminal at Port Kembla was officially opened today, with a ceremony attended by port stakeholders and local community leaders to mark the occasion, NSW Ports just announced. Melinda Pavey, MP NSW Minister for Roads, Maritime and Freight, was joined by Simon Barney, Chairman of Quattro Ports, and Marika Calfas, CEO of […]

  • 1 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (November 25 – December 1, 2019).   Another Stage of Quay Modernization at Port of Gdansk Wraps Up Two renovated quays were commissioned last week at the Polish Port of Gdansk as part of the port’s ongoing quay and fairway […]

  • 29 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Quebec Port Authority has announced a long-term commercial agreement with Hutchison Ports and CN (Canadian National Railway) to build and operate the new container terminal, known as project Laurentia (previously Beauport 2020). According to an official announcement, the $775 million project will be financed primarily through the joint investment of the three partners. The […]

  • 10 July 2020
    Business development

    The Port of Townsville is spending $1.2 million to repair the Lucinda Jetty to extend the life of the popular fishing spot for the benefit of the local community. Commenting the latest news, Transport and Main Roads Minister Mark Bailey said that the contract had been awarded to Townsville engineering company Casa Projects and is […]

  • 30 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    Mexico’s General Coordinator of Ports and Merchant Marine, Guillermo Ruiz de Teresa, has announced the start of the dredging operations on the New Port of Veracruz. At the ceremony, which took place on November 25, he said that the dredged material from this project will be used for creation of five new terminals. Upon completion, […]

  • 11 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Port of Helsinki and Port of Tallinn continue to work together closely to develop the Helsinki-Tallinn maritime link. Last week the ports together with AS Tallink Grupp submitted applications for funding investments within the 2014 CEF Transport Multi-Annual Calls for Proposals. The goal is to develop an improved and stream-lined port infrastructure and green line […]

  • 7 July 2020
    Infrastructure, Ports & Logistics

    This month, work in the water and on the Centerm Expansion Project continues, according to the Port of Vancouver. In the latest update on the project, the port said that infilling is continuing this month at the west end dykes 24 hours a day, six days a week (with Sunday being the off-day). This work […]

  • 22 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Vishakhapatnam Port is poised for major expansion, with the Minister for Shipping, Road Transport and Highways Shri Nitin Gadkari inaugurating several projects during his visit to the port last Friday. The Minister inaugurated a container freight capacity developed project as well as the commissioning of 6.25MW out of 10MW solar power plant. In addition, the Minister laid […]

  • 31 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    Port Houston’s new strategic plan was approved on January 28 by the Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority, setting in motion a roadmap for its continued growth and success. Port Houston’s team, led by Executive Director Roger Guenther, presented the 2020 Strategic Plan for approval following many months of work. In addition to […]

  • 7 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    Phase III of dredging work in connection with the Saqr Port Berth Extension Project is scheduled to begin on 24th June. These dredging operations, to be undertaken near RAK Maritime City approaches, are set to last approximately four weeks. According to the latest Notice to Mariners issued by RAK Ports, during this period, the existing project […]

  • 9 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    As part of their ongoing Integrated Planning Initiative, the Port of San Diego will host its Open House on Thursday, May 11, 2017 from 6-8 p.m. at the National City Aquatic Center in National City, CA. This event will provide an opportunity for the public and stakeholders to get an update on the proposed draft goals […]

  • 6 August 2010

    The Tampa Port Authority is pleased to announce a ribbon cutting today, to commemorate the completed reconstruction of the port’s berth 230. The berth is located within the R.E.K. petroleum complex. John Fernandez, Assistant Secretary for Economic Development, U.S. Dept. of Commerce, spoke on behalf of the Economic Development Administration’s (EDA) Recovery Act fund and […]

  • 19 May 2011

    It’s unclear whether a longstanding terminal operator at the Port of Miami will be around to reap the benefits of the billions of dollars wo… By Zachary Fagenson (miamitodaynews) [mappress] Source: miamitodaynews, May 19, 2011;

  • 16 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    After seven record years of operational growth, Abu Dhabi Ports flagship Khalifa Port is now set for further expansion. The South Quay development, which will be completed by Q1 of 2021, is composed of a three km quay-wall with 18.5 meters along-side draft for general cargo, ro-ro and bulk usage. It will also include eight […]

  • 26 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    Port of Antwerp International (PAI), the consultancy and investment subsidiary of Antwerp Port Authority, has been appointed by the Council of Ministers of the West African country of Benin to modernize the Port of Cotonou. “This port is the economic heart of Benin, handling an annual freight volume of around 12 million tonnes. In the […]

  • 6 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    Faris Khalaf Khalfan Al Mazrouei, Chief of the General Authority for the Security of Ports, Borders and Free Zones, and Board Member of Abu Dhabi Ports, officially inaugurated newly developed Delma Port today. Strategically located on the eastern side of Delma Island, the new port will better serve the community as an upgraded multipurpose port […]

  • 4 July 2012

    According to EarthFIX.org, the town of Port Orford, on Oregon’s south coast, may soon be without a port. That has worried residents rallying the Army Corps of Engineers to dredge their navigation channel. Tom Calvanese is with the group Citizens to Keep the Port in Port Orford. He says it’s been two years since the […]

  • 30 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Port of Rotterdam Authority and TPK (Terminal Presidente Kennedy) Logistica yesterday signed a joint venture agreement in Vitória, Brazil, for the development of Porto Central, a new port in Brazil. The ‘greenfield’ port will be built in the southernmost part of the state of Espirito Santo in the industrial heart of Brazil. It will […]

  • 14 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Tilbury begins its formal statutory consultation on 19 June to seek further views from local communities and other stakeholders on its proposals to build a new port terminal and associated facilities near to the current port – TILBURY2. The Port of Tilbury has been expanding at a fast rate over the past […]

  • 9 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Since 1942, the Military Ocean Terminal Concord (MOTCO) has been a vital ammunition distribution center in support of the deploying forces during the Korean, Vietnam and Gulf Wars. But this facility in the eastern San Francisco Bay Area has not been able to efficiently carry out its mission for a long time, especially with only […]