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  • 17 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Transnet National Ports Authority’s (TNPA) six-berth reconstruction project at the Maydon Wharf Precinct in the Port of Durban has reached a milestone, with berth 13 and 14 now deeper and safer for bigger ships calling at the port. The contract for reconstruction and deepening of six Maydon Wharf Berths 1-4, 13 and 14 was awarded […]

  • 13 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    Sydney Harbor Investment Partners (SHIP) and Ports America have announced an agreement for the promotion, development and management of Novaporte, the marine container facility in the Port of Sydney, Nova Scotia. SHIP has exclusive development rights to approximately 500 acres in the Port of Sydney and, with the support of Ports America and a specially […]

  • 6 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    The towering spuds of a hired backhoe dredger will be visible at Eastland Port this week as maintenance dredging in front of wharf 7 and 8, and in the navigation channel begins, Eastland Group said in their latest announcement.  The 32 meter high spuds, or anchors, are part of a GPK backhoe dredge hired from Heron Construction. The dredging is […]

  • 13 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Tidal and silting issues at Heysham Port, which have led to several sailings being rescheduled this week, will soon be resolved, according to the Isle of Man Steam Packet Company. Peel Ports, which owns Heysham Port and is responsible for maintaining approach channels for all customers, has conducted several weeks of dredging with the vessel Albatross […]

  • 3 December 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A dredging project that will make the Port of Virginia the deepest port on the U.S. East Coast is now underway, according to the port officials. Following the finalization of the contract, the project’s initial phase started Sunday, reported the Virginia Port Authority. “The container ships are getting bigger and require more water depth to […]

  • 18 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The key project at the Ilyichevsk seaport (Odessa region) in the coming years will be dredging the approach channel to the port and the port’s waters to 15 meters, and, if necessary, to 17 meters in in the future. The port’s board approved this priority in the Plan for Development of the Port until 2038, […]

  • 28 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Van Oord, a Dutch contracting company that specializes in dredging and land reclamation, recently completed the first phase of the Port of Koper dredging project. During this deepening program, Van Oord removed approximately 230,000 m3 of sea sediments (silt), allowing larger vessels, with a draft of up to 13.5, to enter the port’s Northern part of Basin […]

  • 7 October 2011

    Though the proposal was firmed up relatively late as compared with similar projects that have been pending for long, Ponnani has become the… By Mony K. Mathew (thehindubusinessline) [mappress] Source: thehindubusinessline, October 7, 2011;

  • 5 October 2011

    The Kerala government wants to convert Vizhinjam Port near Thiruvananthapuram into a major port but with private operatorship. Thirty-one… By Ruchika Chitravanshi (business-standard) [mappress] Source: business-standard, October 5, 2011;

  • 7 November 2011

    The Port of Bellingham’s proposed 2012 budget includes a small property tax cut as well as increases in revenue from operations at Bellingha… BY JOHN STARK (bellinghamherald) [mappress] Source: bellinghamherald, November 7, 2011

  • 26 January 2018
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The second phase of dredging operations in connection with the berth extension project at Ra’s al-Khaimah’s Saqr Port is set to begin today, according to a Notice to Mariners issued by the Harbor Master of RAK Ports. The work will be conducted by the cutter suction dredger Athena and is expected to last around two […]

  • 26 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    The second stage of the Cairns Shipping Development Project officially started today with the arrival of the backhoe dredger Woomera, which will soon begin clearing the hard clays from the Trinity Inlet. The 111m-long, German-built dredging vessel Balder R began its task on July 1 to open up the inlet for large cruise ships after […]

  • 20 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    Acting President of the Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC), Mr. David Bohigian, and representatives of the Pace Group, Mr. Joseph Dolidze and Mr. Irakli Tateishvili signed a $50 million loan agreement last week for development, construction and operation of a multifunctional marine terminal at the Georgia’s Port of Poti – Pace Terminal. According to a […]

  • 11 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps Of Engineers Headquarters Deputy Commanding General for Civil and Emergency Operations Maj. Gen. Scott Spellman, South Pacific Division Commander Brig. Gen. Kim Colloton and Los Angeles District Commander Col. Aaron Barta yesterday conducted a tour with the USACE partners Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach. The port boat tour consisted of […]

  • 13 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    The New Brunswick and federal governments have announced more than $136 million in funding to help modernize Port Saint John. This project involves upgrading and consolidating the Rodney and Navy Island terminals to allow the Port to accommodate larger vessels. New operational systems and technology will also be installed to enhance cargo-handling capabilities. Once complete, […]

  • 5 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    DP World has won a 30-year concession with an automatic 10-year extension for the management and development of a multi-purpose port project at Berbera, Republic of Somaliland. The Port of Berbera opens a new point of access to the Red Sea and will complement DP World’s existing port at Djibouti in the Horn of Africa. […]

  • 4 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Not proceeding with the full expansion plans for the Ports of Auckland jeopardizes the fast-growing cruise sector, and will cost Auckland and New Zealand’s economy millions of dollars, according to Cruise New Zealand. The decision means the brand new Ovation of the Seas will not be able to visit Auckland as planned next year. The Ovation’s maiden […]

  • 30 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The African Ports Expansion Conference, aimed to discuss modernization of African ports and increasing cargo and freight capacity to handle more traffic, will take place on March 20-21, 2017 in Mombasa, Kenya. Africa is experiencing a major surge in trade with growing volumes of cargo across its ports. To keep up with the increase, government […]

  • 25 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    With the significant number of seaport terminals lining the Arabian coasts, port authorities and operators continue to expand and upgrade their infrastructure in order to increase their market positions and stay competitive. The Middle Eastern ports sector has witnessed enormous growth over the last few years which has resulted in significant competition between ports as […]

  • 5 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    Polish Minister of Maritime Economy and Inland Navigation, Marek Grobarczyk, together with the Governor of the Region of Pomerania, Dariusz Drelich, visited Port of Gdansk last week. During the meeting with the minister, the port officials presented the latest port development plans, including expansion of the port and its capacity with other deep-water transshipment quays and […]

  • 27 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Curaçao Ports Authority N.V. (CPA) renewed its agreement with Van Oord Marine Ingenuity (Van Oord) on Friday, 24 April, 2015. The renewed agreement is a modernized version of the previous one, which reflects the responsible manner in which CPA is managing commercial developments within the Ports of Curaçao. Van Oord has operated a regional […]

  • 26 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. and Port Bronka have signed an agreement on dredging works, scheduled to take place in 2016. The document was signed within the framework of the 3rd International Forum of Dredging Companies in Moscow, organized by Media Group PortNews. Multipurpose Sea Cargo Complex Bronka (MSCC Bronka) is being built on the southern […]

  • 2 July 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    TCV Stevedoring Company, a Grup TCB company managing the transport of goods at the Levante and Llovera docks in the Port of Valencia, has received its fourth Super Post Panamax crane for operating large vessels up to 22 containers wide. Developed by Shanghai Zhenhua Port Machinery (ZMPC), the acquired gantry crane weighs 1,600 tonnes, is […]

  • 7 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Ports Development Company, owner and developer of the King Abdullah Port, has announced the signing of a financial agreement with SABB – Saudi British Bank and the Arab National Bank (ANB) worth 2.7 billion SAR (around $720 million). The agreement aims to move forward with the development and expansion of the port’s facilities, thus meeting […]

  • 7 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    A Teesside business has manufactured flood defenses which will help protect itself and its local community in Port Clarence. Wilton Engineering has fabricated the defenses which will act as a removable section of flood defense along the front of its site. It is part of the Environment Agency’s £3 million flood alleviation scheme designed to […]

  • 5 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Port St. Joe Port Authority has been issued a permit by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to allow for spoil disposal as part of the planned dredging of the port’s navigational channel to the maximum authorized depth of 37 feet. “The significance of this permit is immeasurable at this time. It opens the […]