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  • 27 August 2010

    The Port of New Orleans today christened a new $7.8 million dredge, replacing one that had been in operation since 1976…   By Ben Myers (neworleanscitybusiness) [mappress] Source: neworleanscitybusiness, August 27, 2010;

  • 19 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett visited the Philadelphia Regional Port Authority’s Packer Avenue Marine Terminal yesterday to officially welcome Horizon Lines to the Port of Philadelphia. The new weekly service, connecting Philadelphia and Puerto Rico, began on April 11, and will bring a vessel every Thursday to the terminal. As the “Horizon Trader” (the second Horizon […]

  • 29 July 2020
    Authorities & Government, Infrastructure, Ports & Logistics

    Glavgosexpertiza (Russia’s Main Department of State Expertise) recently approved the design documentation for reconstruction of the access canal to the Port of Sabetta aimed to ensure safe shipping and approved expansion of the transit passage in 2020-2030. The access canal to the port of Sabetta was built and put into operation in 2019 to ensure […]

  • 8 July 2011

    The Port of Rotterdam Authority(PoRa) believes that the recently published EU White Paper on Transport is in line with the draft Port Vision 2030, the long-term vision announced by the Port of Rotterdam Authority. In general, the PoRA agrees with the objectives and concrete measures announced by the European Commission (EC). Rotterdam does see some […]

  • 15 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    Transnet National Ports Authority’s project to deepen and lengthen berths at Durban Container Terminal (DCT): Pier 2 has reached a key milestone – the multi-billion Main Marine Construction Works package will go out to tender this month. This follows the two environmental approvals secured from the Department of Environmental Affairs (DEA) last year for marine […]

  • 30 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    A proposal of the Puducherry government to upgrade the minor port at Uppalam under the Sagarmala scheme has been recommended for environmental and CRZ clearance by the Expert Appraisal Committee (EAC) of the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, reports The Hindu. The Port Department of the Puducherry Government had applied for Environmental and […]

  • 11 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Eastland Port plans to make its first application in July for resource consent to rebuild wharf 6, strengthen a portion of the river training wall, and reshape the slipway.  The second application, set for the next year, will be to extend wharf 8, required reclamation, breakwater repairs and dredging, according to their latest announcement. A […]

  • 25 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Georgia Ports Authority achieved record container volumes in 2015, Executive Director Curtis Foltz reported to the GPA board today. Over the last calendar year, the Port of Savannah moved an all-time high 3.73 million twenty-foot equivalent container units, an increase of 391,356 TEUs, or 11.7 percent compared to CY2014. “The expansion was fueled in […]

  • 14 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Salalah, an Arab Gulf regional gateway port and transshipment hub on the Arabian Sea, has inaugurated a new deep-water General Cargo and Liquid Bulk Terminal, adding 20 million tons of dry cargo and six million tons of liquid bulk cargo annual handling capacity. The 1266 meter quay offers two 320 meter-long General […]

  • 26 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Canadian Port of Charlottetown has applied for federal and provincial funding to remove silt and other materials from the harbor, informs the CBC/Radio-Canada. The port plans to conduct this dredging scheme in order to eventually extend the harbor’s berth to accommodate two cruise ships at the same time. Corryn Clemence, the port’s business development […]

  • 24 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    On behalf of the Port of Anacortes commission, Chris Johnson accepted the Western Dredging Association (WEDA) 2012 Environmental Excellence Award in San Antonio, Texas. This award was received a few months ago, in recognition of the development, implementation and integrated cleanup strategy used in the restoration of the Former Scott Site Paper Mill Environmental Cleanup […]

  • 28 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    JSC Vostochny Port, part of the Managing Port Company LLC holding, has just announced that dredging work at the cargo berth No. 51 is now wrapped up, enabling vessels with up to 180,000 tons deadweight to berth. The contractor, Marine Technology LLC, started dredging operations in early March, the port said in its announcement. The […]

  • 2 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    Samajalu Industrial Port Sdn Bhd expects construction of phase one of the RM1.8 billion Samalaju Port to be completed by the first quarter of 2016. It will have an annual handling capacity of 18 million tonnes of cargo for industries operating in Samalaju Industrial Park (SIP), which is part of the Sarawak Corridor of Renewable […]

  • 3 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Port Metro Vancouver is continuing field studies as part of ongoing environmental and technical work for the Container Capacity Improvement Program. The Improvement Program was announced in 2011, and is Port Metro Vancouver’s long-term strategy to ensure the timely delivery of required infrastructure to meet anticipated growth in the container sector.   Key objectives of […]

  • 8 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    Over a dozen South Florida businesses and environmental organizations joined Miami Waterkeeper and the Center for Biological Diversity last week in demanding that the Army Corps of Engineers revaluate its Port Everglades expansion plan in light of the recent impacts to nearby Miami’s reef during its recent port expansion. In a 15-page letter, the groups detailed […]

  • 8 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    The £10 million Lochboisdale port of entry was officially opened by Deputy First Minister John Swinney on September 5. The regeneration project, led by community organisation Stòras Uibhist, has created new marine and leisure facilities and provided access to land for community, residential and commercial development. Mr Swinney said: “The Lochboisdale port of entry will […]

  • 20 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    Canaveral Port Authority has engaged its long-time partner CH2M to design a new terminal which will support the port’s cruise business, currently accounting for 80 percent of the revenue. The new terminal will join the port’s Cruise Terminal One, also designed by CH2M. In addition to leading design of the proposed 1,400-foot-long terminal berth, CH2M […]

  • 27 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    New Zealand’s Ports of Auckland (POAL) today released its results for the 2018/19 financial year, saying that the container volumes are down 3.5% to 939,680 TEU (Twenty-foot Equivalent Units) compared to 973,722 TEU for the pcp. Group Revenue rose slightly to $248.1m from $243.2m in the previous corresponding period (pcp) and the net profit after […]

  • 11 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    A dredging program, set to remove approximately 2 million cubic yards of material from shipping channels leading to the Port of Baltimore, officially started yesterday, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Baltimore District informs. According to USACE, the work is part of the regular maintenance of the multiple channels that go from the mouth of […]

  • 6 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Greater Lafourche Port Commission has announced the completion of the NE Slip C 1671 Linear Feet Bulkhead Project, which adds nearly a 1/3-mile of additional waterfront property for prospective tenants to operate from. The cost of the bulkhead project was more than $11 million with better than $9.2 million of this coming via the […]

  • 24 January 2012

    According to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Counselor to the Prime Minister of Kenya’s infrastructure development Sylvester Kasuke ihas informed about that during a meeting with Ukrainian Ambassador to Kenya and Tanzania Vladimir Butyagov. S. Kasuke has also reported that currently design works and cost estimating work on reconstruction of the port of Lamu are […]

  • 29 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    The EU’s TEN-T Program will co-fund with almost €2.5 million studies on the capacity development in the Port of Dublin. The project covers a set of preparatory studies for the construction works of the Alexandra basin redevelopment (ABR) global project with the aim to increase the port’s capacity and adapt it to customer needs, mainly […]

  • 22 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Ben Lobb, Member of Parliament for Huron-Bruce, announced yesterday that the Government of Canada will invest in a major improvement project at Port Elgin Harbor. This funding will provide a safer and more efficient working environment for harbor users. This investment at Port Elgin Harbor will involve rehabilitation of the west pier by encapsulating the existing […]

  • 26 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A new report, Masterplans for the development of existing ports, has been published today by PIANC. The report was prepared by an international Working Group (WG 158) established 2012 and chaired by Stephen Cork, Technical Director at HR Wallingford. “In preparing this report, our objective was to deliver a comprehensive guide for the preparation of masterplans […]

  • 29 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Port Hedland Port Authority was awarded the “Port of the Year” at the 17th Annual Lloyd’s List Australian Shipping & Maritime Industry Awards in Sydney last night. The event attracted more than 400 senior industry executives from Australia’s shipping, ports and maritime industry, making it one of the more prestigious events in the shipping […]

  • 23 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    SOHAR Port and Freezone has signed an agreement with Dredging International NV – Earth Moving Worldwide LTD. (DINV-EMW JV) for the development of Phase 1 of the SOHAR Port South Construction Package. According to the official statement, the $24 million agreement will see the development of the first 50 hectares of usable land within the […]