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  • 8 August 2013

    Four new Super Post-Panamax cranes are on the way to PortMiami. The new cranes were manufactured by Shanghai Zhenhua Heavy Industries Co., Ltd. in Shanghai, China. The cranes are scheduled to arrive at PortMiami in September. With an outreach of 223 feet, the new gantry cranes will service cargo vessels up to twenty-two containers wide […]

  • 4 May 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    HEB construction and Napier Port have restarted building Hawke’s Bay’s biggest wharf, which will allow the region to welcome more and larger ships. According to the port, HEB Construction are back on track to start piling this week. As mentioned in the March update, the wharf will be supported by nearly 400 concrete piles that […]

  • 29 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    The effort to make the Norfolk Harbor wider, deeper and safer took a significant step forward last Friday as the plan outlining the project’s national economic benefits was approved by U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to take its next step forward. “This is an infrastructure project that holds value for Virginia, the national economy and […]

  • 10 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Abu Dhabi Ports announced today plans to design and construct a new cruise jetty at Sir Bani Yas Cruise Beach – the signature tourist destination located off the coast of Abu Dhabi. The €24.5 million new jetty project will be completed in Q4 2020, in time for the launch of the 2021 cruise season. The […]

  • 8 October 2013

    On July 10, 2013, the four new Super Post-Panamax gantry cranes leaved Changxing Island ZPMC Fabrication base on the Zhen Hua 13, and after a 60-day sea voyage, the new cranes arrived in Miami yesterday. They will be located between cranes 8 and 11 to work on wharves 2, 3 & 4. “The arrival of […]

  • 5 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    In 2017, UAE-based port developer and operator Abu Dhabi Ports signed a 35-year concession agreement with the Port of Fujairah, under which Fujairah Terminals, a new operational arm of Abu Dhabi Ports was established, with over AED 1 billion earmarked for infrastructural investment. Commercial operations at Fujairah Terminals were officially kick-started in September 2017 as […]

  • 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 […]

  • 20 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Trailing suction hopper dredger New Era has returned from Lyttelton, where she was undertaking the annual maintenance dredging, and is re-commencing Stage 1 of the Port Otago’s capital dredging works. The dredging, part of the ‘Next Generation Port Otago’ infrastructural program, will allow larger ships to access Port Chalmers. The New Era will be used to remove sand, silt and clay […]

  • 18 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    Ports North has been granted an extension until mid-2017 to review its plans and environmental impact statement to expand the Port of Cairns. Treasurer and Acting State Development Minister Curtis Pitt said that the Coordinator-General had today allowed Ports North until 30 June, 2017 to re-submit an EIS for the Cairns Shipping Development Project. “Granting […]

  • 19 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    The State Bond Commission is expected to approve a $5 million grant this week to pay for dredging at State Pier New London, the Connecticut Port Authority (CPA) said in its latest release.  The project will be administered by CPA which is responsible for the care and custody of the property. Approval is expected at […]

  • 26 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Ghana’s Minister of Transport, Mrs Dzifa Ativor, recently expressed her satisfaction on the ongoing development works at the Tema Port that will improve the port’s operations and meet international standards. The expansion projects, which started in 2013 at the cost of $120 million, is being executed by Amandi, an international construction engineering firm and is expected to […]

  • 19 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    Two major construction projects, totaling EUR 62 million, will start this month at the Port of Rauma, Finland. The port, in cooperation with the Finnish Transport Agency, will increase the maximum authorized draught of Rauma channel from 10 meters to 12 meters. WASA Dredging is the principal contractor appointed for the channel deepening project. The company will use […]

  • 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 […]

  • 19 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Federal, state and local elected officials joined local business leaders yesterday to welcome the news that Broward County’s long-awaited Port Everglades Navigation Improvements Project to deepen and widen the port’s navigational channels can now begin with $29.1 million in funding under the Army Corps FY 2020 Work Plan. The funding will be used to build […]

  • 30 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Following on the heels of an excellent 2014, where the facilities of the Philadelphia Regional Port Authority (PRPA) experienced their fifth consecutive year of double-digit growth, recently-compiled cargo figures for the first-quarter of this year indicate that an equally or even more impressive 2015 is a very strong likelihood for the Port of Philadelphia. In […]

  • 5 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Porto do Açu Operações S.A., Prumo’s subsidiary, has received an approval letter from Banco Nacional de Desenvolvimento Econômico e Social (BNDES) to refinance its outstanding short-term debt obligations. The agreement establishes the terms and conditions for the R$2.8 billion long-term facility, of which R$2.3 billion will be funded upon closing and used to fully amortize […]

  • 9 July 2019
    Business & Finance

     Ports North has just released this very interesting video about construction works on a dredge pipeline, part of the Cairns Shipping Development Project. Under the project, the trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Balder R will remove soft clays from the channel, which will then be pumped along this 8km long pipeline to a dedicated […]

  • 9 July 2012

    According to livemint.com, the Union government-controlled Mumbai port and Jawaharlal Nehru (JN) port are sparring over sharing costs for a channel-deepening project for a common navigational channel, potentially delaying the award of contract to Dutch dredging firm Royal Boskalis Westminster NV. Royal Boskalis had emerged as the lowest bidder for the work on 18 June […]

  • 17 January 2012

    A consortium of Cargo Motors Pvt. Ltd and Israel Ports Co. has won the bid to develop Nargol port in Gujarat, which experts say could offer…   By Maulik Pathak (livemint) [mappress] Source: livemint, January 17, 2012;

  • 11 September 2012

    Kandla Port Trust (KPT) won recognition as the Major Port of the Year for 2011-12 at the third All-India Maritime and Logistics Awards 2012 (MALA 2012) held on Friday, September 7 at the Vivanta by Taj President. This is the third time in a row, the Kandla Port has won such prestigious Maritime and Logistics […]

  • 31 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    Fitch Ratings and Moody’s Investor Service both upgraded Port Manatee’s financial ratings in October as part of major debt restructuring by the port. Fitch assigned a AA+ rating to the new bonds and Moody’s scored the bonds at a Aa2 rating – ranking among the highest of Florida’s 15 deepwater seaports. The ratings reflect confidence […]

  • 5 June 2020

    Work on the new Balears Wharf is entering a decisive phase and over the next 14 months it will transform the face of the Spanish Port of Tarragona. Under the development plan, the new Balears Wharf will be completed at a cost of more than €27m euros to enable the handling of the largest cruise […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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;