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  • 11 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Longview is working to redevelop the port’s Berth 4 facility, which has sat idle for the past 27 years. Once home to the now defunct Continental Grain Company, the site is currently humming with activity as contractors from Advanced American Construction work to construct a series of dolphins. Dolphins are structures that extend […]

  • 1 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    With 1,300 new Indian-built Ford automobiles loaded onto the Grand Dahlia on August 27th for delivery to Mexico, a new era for the Indian auto industry and Gujarat Port Pipavav started. The 59,217 gross ton roll on/roll off (Ro/Ro) vessel was the first to call Western India’s fastest-growing port, operated as part of the APM […]

  • 9 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Indiana-Burns Harbor completed a landmark year in 2017 and is poised for significant future growth as a result of several historic developments, Ports of Indiana said in its latest announcement.  “We had a strong year in part because our world-class companies continue to drive new business through our port,” said Port Director […]

  • 31 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    Reconstructing and upgrading operations on the western section of the Port of Cres are being carried out as planned, with almost 50% of the planned work being completed to date, local media reports.  All engaged in the project are complying with the COVID-19 protection measures, the port authority in that northern Croatian island announced yesterday. […]

  • 19 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Ports Normands Associés has announced a tender for the development works of the outer harbor in the Ouistreham Port. This scheme, with the tender deadline set for June 17th 2015, will involve a significant amount of dredging operations to ensure a level seabed providing equal water depths in this area. Ouistreham is a small port with fishing […]

  • 16 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Greater Lafourche Port Commission (GLPC) has announced the completion of the bucket dredging phase in Slip D, the latest development in Port Fourchon’s Northern Expansion area. The initial dredging of Port Fourchon’s new Slip D, which broke ground less than one year ago, is the most recent benchmark completed in the progression of the […]

  • 28 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Thanks to the Palaszczuk Government’s investment in a $127 million project to widen and deepen the shipping channel, the largest ship ever to enter the Port of Cairns berthed today marking a historic evolution for Far North Queensland’s cruise ship industry. This time last year, the 294-meter-long Queen Elizabeth would have been forced to drop […]

  • 18 December 2019
    Business & Finance

     Communikate et al, an Australian integrated marketing communications consultancy, has just released this very interesting video about the Port Adelaide dredging program, named Flinders Ports – Dredging Project 2019. The shipping channel at Outer Harbor, Port Adelaide, is a busy hub that sees hundreds of trade and cruise vessels come and go each year, […]

  • 13 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    Sibolga Port in North Sumatra is set to see an increase in activities, following the completion of a three-year renovation, undertaken by state-owned port operator Pelindo I, The Jakarta Post reports.  The development project included the construction a new multi-purpose dock spanning 153 meters and a container yard. Under the scheme, the docks and dolphins […]

  • 27 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Ukrainian Sea Ports Authority (USPA) has invited bidders to submit their offers for the dredging works at two Azov Sea ports. The dredging program, worth $17.8 million, will be carried out in the Mariupol Port in eastern Donetsk region and the Port of Berdyansk, located in southern Zaporozhe region, USPA said in their announcement. The […]

  • 4 April 2013

    The Irish Ports Association (IPA), the representative body for the Irish ports sector and an affiliate of IBEC, today welcomed the publication by Leo Varadkar, TD, Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport of the new national ports policy which sets out the policy framework for the future development of the sector. Commenting on the new […]

  • 7 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Tanzania Port Authority (TPA) has officially kicked off the Tanga Port dredging program on the entrance channel and the berth areas, the Daily News reports. Conducted through its Tanga office, TPA plans to complete this $74 million dredging scheme in 12 months. Implementation of this capital development project, conducted by the China Harbor Engineering Company […]

  • 16 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Vincent Degert, the newly appointed Ambassador of the European Union (EU) to Seychelles, visited the Seychelles Ports Authority on October 14, for an update about the Port Victoria Rehabilitation and Extension Project. The visit started with a brief meet in which the chief executive of the Seychelles Ports Authority (SPA), Ronny Brutus, welcomed Ambassador Degert […]

  • 26 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Industry in the Pilbara will be able to further maximize tonnages through the Port of Port Hedland with potential shipping capacity at the port increased by 40 million tonnes per annum (Mtpa) to 617Mtpa, an increase of 6.9 per cent. The increased capacity will allow all port users more capacity above their allocated tonnages by […]

  • 24 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    The National Port Authority (APN), a specialized body involved in promoting ports development programs in Peru, has officially approved the technical documents for an additional investment in the infrastructure works at the Paita Port Terminal. These works include a significant amount of dredging work up to a depth of -14 meters and the expansion of […]

  • 30 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    Ports North said in their latest announcement that they have welcomed the Commonwealth Government environmental approval for the Cairns Shipping Development Project. Commenting the news, Ports North Chairman Russell Beer said: “This is a major milestone in the approval process and underlines the confidence Federal Government has in our environmental management credentials.” “Ports North is […]

  • 17 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Redwood City, California, announced last week that Fiscal Year 2017-18 was its best year in history, generating $8.6 million in revenue and over 2.3 million metric tons of cargo moving across the port docks, a 49% percent increase in cargo over the prior year.  Commenting the latest release, Lorianna Kastrop, Port Commission chair, […]

  • 11 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    The $50 million Guam Commercial Port Improvement Project, administered by the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration (MARAD) on behalf of the Department of Defense (DOD), has been completed, MARAD announced yesterday. “As Guam’s only commercial port, these facilities are key to unlocking a more prosperous future for the people of the territory – and the […]

  • 18 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Seychelles Port Authority recently unveiled plans for the expansion and modernization of Port Victoria. The existing quay of Port Victoria, currently 270 meters long, will be extended an additional 330 meters and will be able to accommodate two boats measuring up to 250 meters in length at the same time, reported Seychelles News Agency. The chief […]

  • 9 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone Ltd (APSEZ), India’s largest port developer, inaugurated the Phase II Expansion of Dhamra Port on April 7, 2018.  The inauguration ceremony took place in the presence of Naveen Patnaik, Odisha Chief Minister, Nrusingha Charan Sahoo, Minister of Commerce and Transport, Gautam Adani, Chairman of Adani Group, and other dignitaries. During the ceremony, […]

  • 31 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Freeport of Riga Authority said in its latest announcement that they have started work on creation of the ‘Port Development Plan’ for the next decade. According to the Freeport of Riga CEO, Ansis Zeltins, this will be a comprehensive plan highlighting planned development trends for the Port of Riga over the next ten years, […]

  • 25 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    Preparations for the second phase of the Karwar Commercial Port Expansion Project are currently underway, the Times of India reports. The second phase of this development scheme will include construction of new jetties and expansion of the port by another 1.5km in length. The dredging operations in the sea off Karwar beach and testing of […]

  • 22 March 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Port of Gdansk is working on a project that will modernize the long-neglected Dworzec Drzewny quay. In mid-December 2017, the port issued a call for tenders for the modernization of the quay. The bids submitted by eight entities have just been opened. According to the port authority, five consortia and three enterprises have submitted bids for the reconstruction […]

  • 9 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    Gladstone Ports Corporation Limited (GPC) recently finalized the Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the proposed $760 million Gatcombe and Golding Cutting Channel Duplication Project. The project seeks to duplicate the existing shipping channels, beneficial reuse of dredged material in land reclamation, and upgrade associated infrastructure in the Port of Gladstone, Queensland. It will improve the […]

  • 5 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The capital expansion project is currently underway at Mallorca’s Port Andratx. The Balearic Government Port Authority approved this development scheme in December 2014. The seven new superyacht berths will help meet growing demand from the many wealthy individuals who flock to this southwest Mallorca resort. “These new berths, which range between 26 and 30 meters, are […]

  • 24 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Port Arthur is ready to hold mandatory pre-bid conference for the port’s Berth 5 Expansion Project. The conference will take place on Wednesday, May 3rd 2017 (beginning at 10:00 a.m.) at the Port Arthur International Seafarers’ Center. According to the port, the conference is organized to discuss various aspects of the Berth 5 Expansion Project, including furnishing of all materials, equipment, […]