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  • 13 October 2010

    A £33.5 million project to construct a new, all weather, deepwater quay at Peterhead has been completed on schedule and within budget, with… (oilvoice) [mappress] Source: oilvoice, October 13, 2010;

  • 6 March 2013

    The long-awaited Law on Sea Ports, which will enter into force in June 2013, has largely satisfied the expectations of industry players. The law’s reforms to the port industry are now ready to be launched, and these reforms will greatly influence all market participants, including cargo terminals, stevedore companies and shipowners. The key goals and […]

  • 13 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    A new $2.5 million project to extend the secondary wharf at Berth 10 will make Townsville more attractive for car carriers, Port of Townsville said in their latest release.  Townsville marine contractor Pacific Marine Group Pty Ltd (PMG) was successful in securing the contract to upgrade the important Roll on Roll off (RoRo) wharf extension […]

  • 12 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    Florida Department of Transportation Secretary Kevin Thibault toured the ongoing JAXPORT development projects last week, and also received an update on port growth. The visit, hosted by JAXPORT Chief Executive Officer Eric Green and other port executives, included a look at how the projects – from berth enhancements to Mile Point and harbor deepening – […]

  • 22 June 2020
    Business development

    Port Everglades received unanimous approval on its 20-Year Master/Vision Plan Update from the Broward County Board of County Commissioners last week. The Port Everglades Master/Vision Plan, updated from 2014, is a comprehensive blueprint for 5, 10 and 20 years of development and capital improvements. “This 20-Year Master/Vision Plan update is comprehensive and strategically paves the […]

  • 28 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    In order to streamline the Antwerp Port Authority’s technical and nautical departments and improve the service to customers, these departments are being centralized to form a joint cluster, the port said in its latest announcement.  Three large new facilities will be set up at the site on quays 602-612: a central workshop (for the technical […]

  • 26 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    Following a nationwide executive search, JAXPORT has selected Frederick P. Wong Jr. as Chief Operating Officer.  On announcing Wong’s selection, JAXPORT CEO, Eric Green, said: “JAXPORT stands to benefit greatly from Fred’s energy, enthusiasm and experience, which ranges from working through the deepening of the Miami harbor to ensuring the daily safety and security of […]

  • 4 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Over EUR 117 million has been allocated to 39 key transport projects by the EU, aimed at filling the gaps in missing connections across the continent while at the same time keeping a strong focus on sustainable transport modes.  The projects, supported through the Connecting Europe Facility (CEF), among other things, are dedicated to upgrading […]

  • 14 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Greater Lafourche Port Commission (GLPC) took a major step forward in its plans to develop the next generation of Deepwater port facilities at Port Fourchon, thanks to an agreement signed by the Edward Wisner Donation Trust granting GLPC a lease of over 900 acres of property immediately south of the port. Also, this week, […]

  • 25 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Three U.S. East Coast port directors will come together for a roundtable discussion on March 24 at JAXPORT’s 2015 Logistics & Intermodal Conference. JAXPORT’s CEO Brian Taylor will be joined by Curtis Foltz, Executive Director, Georgia Ports Authority and Paul Cozza, CEO, North Carolina State Ports Authority for a candid conversation about common issues facing […]

  • 17 June 2020
    Business development, Infrastructure, Ports & Logistics

    Port Tampa Bay has received a $19.8 million grant as part of the US Department of Transportation’s INFRA Grant program. The port will use the grant money to complete the Berth 214 project and expand its container complex. With this INFRA grant, the port will meet existing market demand by expediting construction of a new, […]

  • 25 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    Vostochny Port JSC, Russia’s largest dedicated coal port (run by Port Management Company, PMC LLC), said in its latest release that they have fulfilled the business plans for the January-December 2017 period. The port loaded 539 vessels including 191 Panamax ships (35%) and 46 Capesize ships (8%), twice as much as in 2016. The 289 […]

  • 17 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) has invited the public to submit written comments on a proposed Section 401 water quality certification for the Port of Port Orford maintenance dredging project in Curry County. According to an official announcement, the applicant proposes to use a suction pump to dredge approximately 7,000 cubic yards of […]

  • 8 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Egypt’s president, Abdel Fattah Al Sisi held a meeting yesterday with Supply Minister Khaled Hanafi and an expert committee concerned with a mega national project aimed at transforming Damietta Port into an international logistic hub for handling and storage of grain. Committee members reviewed detailed technical studies related to the project showing its great potentials in […]

  • 12 February 2011

    Dubai Port World, one of the largest global port operators, said on Friday it is in talks with major ports in India to modernise the port… (rediff) [mappress] Source: rediff, February 13, 2011;

  • 20 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    ABPmer, a numerical modelling and dredge specialist, has been commissioned by the Port of Waterford to develop hydrodynamic and sediment models of the Waterford Estuary, as part of its Master Plan process. By replicating present conditions, the model will be used to optimize the port’s current dredge commitment along with informing feasibility studies, environmental assessments, […]

  • 12 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Parliament of Ghana’s Committee on Roads and Transport paid an official visit to the Tema Port Expansion Project site last week, local media reports. During the tour, the committee was informed about the general progress of port expansion construction works. The Meridian Port Services (MPS) Senior Management team hosted the officials and displayed a presentation […]

  • 8 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Construction works on the $1.5 billion Tema Port expansion project are expected to begin on the 1st October 2016, reports the Ghana Ports & Harbors Authority. The project, which will enable the development of an ultra-modern state-of-the-art port facility, is set for completion by the 4th quarter of 2019. The immediate cash flow needed for the 1.5 billion port […]

  • 16 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Government of Western Australia has identified ways to increase the shipping capacity in Port Hedland’s channel by 16 per cent over the next three years, Transport Minister Dean Nalder announced last Friday. According to Nalder, new modelling of the Pilbara Ports Authority and independent maritime engineering company OMC International had pinpointed opportunities to increase the […]

  • 26 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) and PortMiami are about to host a three-day event, the 104th Annual Convention and Exposition of AAPA. Member-only meetings will get underway on Monday, November 2, followed by two days of general business sessions focusing on supply chain optimization, infrastructure design and financing, community relations and industry awareness outreach. At the event, […]

  • 2 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    The $20m redevelopment of the Port Nelson’s Main Wharf North is set create long lasting regional economic benefits and future-proof the region’s import and export sectors, Port Nelson said in their latest announcement.  General Manager Infrastructure, Allanagh Rivers, said that the Port’s investment will also improve the Port’s resilience, move main wharf operations further away […]

  • 13 January 2016
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    The Port of Prince Rupert has just released a study projecting that its fully-realized development plan could generate almost 5,000 new jobs in northern British Columbia. Using a model derived from project proposals and land use plans, the forecast quantifies the potential growth of the port’s economic impact through 2025 and beyond. The model makes […]

  • 23 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Port of Seattle Executive Director Stephen. P. Metruck yesterday officially released the proposed 2020 Budget and five-year capital development and investment plans. Port Commissioners will consider the budget and capital development and investment plans at their November 12 and November 19 public meetings. “The Capital Investment Plan (CIP), which amounts to $3.4 billion over the […]

  • 28 May 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    An important milestone is reached in the largest development project at the Port of Gothenburg in 40 years. Phase one of the water-based work has now been completed and construction of the 220,000 square meter terminal is due to move on to the next phase. The scheme began in autumn 2018 with stabilization work. This […]

  • 6 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    François-Philippe Champagne, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Finance and MP for Saint-Maurice—Champlain, has announced significant investments in the Port of Trois-Rivières development. The project involves extending dock 10 towards the east and filling the space between this extension and the current dock 9. This scheme will increase exterior storage space in this area from 3,000 m² […]

  • 1 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Korean Government has announced plans to add further 15 berths to its flagship Busan New Port which will increase container capacity by 15.8 million TEU. The new facilities in the south of the country will be a mix of container terminals, feeder terminals and multi-purpose terminals and work will begin in stages based on actual […]