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  • 13 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    North Queensland Bulk Ports (NQBP) has just announced that maintenance dredging at the Port of Weipa will start in the following days. The dredge vessel ‘Brisbane’ will work within the port’s south channel and inner harbor between 24 June and 15 July 2016 inclusive. NQBP Chief Executive Officer, Steve Lewis, said that the dredging works are an […]

  • 20 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Astaldi Group recently won a €52 million contract related to the dredging works in the Port of Taranto, Italy. The works are part of the plan, launched by the port authority, to modernize and expand the container terminal area. The rough estimates show that around 2,3 million cubic meters of sediment will need to be dredged. During the project, […]

  • 15 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Konecranes has received an order for four Rubber Tyred Gantry (RTG) cranes from Branch Damietta Container & Cargo Handling Company in Egypt. This Konecranes equipment will include high-performance 16-wheel RTGs with a lifting capacity of 40 tons, a stacking height of 1-over-5, and a stacking width of 7 plus truck lane wide. Admiral Mohamed Saad […]

  • 17 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    During its annual meeting on September 3, 2014 in Bornholm, Denmark, Baltic Ports Organization will hold the Seminar on comprehensive and semi-sized ports. The initiative comes as a result of the new BPO’s strategy to focus also on these types of ports. Baltic port market is quite fragmented. Comprehensive and semi size ports are responsible […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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;

  • 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 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 28 August 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Port of Broome will be open to cruise ships around the clock in time for the start of the cruise ship season in mid-October, with dredging underway this week. The $15.3 million channel optimization program will allow 24-hour access for cruise ships, which currently need to berth at irregular hours due to navigational hazards. […]

  • 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 […]

  • 14 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Pacific Maritime Transport Alliance (PMTA) kicks off its 40th annual conference today in Port Moresby under the theme “To improve Ports Productivity and Market Challenges”. With technical support from the Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC), members of PMTA and ports authority delegates from around the Pacific are meeting to discuss a number of […]

  • 2 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Following the success of its 3rd Marine and Coastal Engineering Summit that took place last year in Doha, IQPC is organizing the Port Development Week which will take place from 6-9 September 2015, again in Doha. This event will serve as an interactive platform for all project stakeholders and will feature high-level strategic discussions and share […]

  • 27 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Alaska District, in cooperation with its partners, announced yesterday a 12-month pause in the Alaska Deep-Draft Arctic Port System feasibility study to revalidate potential project economic benefits and justification. The study, which began in December 2011, has proceeded to date under an agreement with the State of Alaska, the cost […]

  • 22 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Slip Three, the Port of Palm Beach southernmost slip, underwent major renovations recently including increased depth of 35 feet (from 33’) and a northward shift of approximately 10 feet. The improvement will allow vessels to fully load without waiting on a rising tide. While the slip was still under construction, the Louis Howland was able […]

  • 22 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    An official delegation of Chinese dredging company ‘China Communications Construction Company Limited’ (CCCC) visited the Port of Yuzhny on November 14, the Ukrainian Sea Ports Authority (USPA) reports. According to the Authority’s announcement, the main purpose of the visit was the development of business alliance related to the Port of Yuzhny dredging works and potential […]

  • 1 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Egypt stands poised to take advantage of great advances in trade infrastructure; expanding the Suez Canal, developing its ports and revitalizing its core infrastructure through the creation of new economic and infrastructure developments. With tight deadlines and ambitious vision, these projects represent the biggest infrastructural changes Egypt has seen in modern times. As these projects […]

  • 23 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Lerwick Port Authority has awarded a construction contract for the latest expansion of the harbors facilities in a project costing a total of £16.5 million (approx $26.5 mln) and which will benefit the fishing and oil sectors. The new jetty at Holmsgarth North will provide deeper berthing and more working area for the fishing fleet, […]

  • 25 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Kingston’s dredging project has officially started. The project will force the closure of the public launch ramp for the last week of November and first week of December. All in-water work is expected to be completed by December 30, announced portofkingston.org. American Construction Company will perform this dredging program. The company anticipates to […]

  • 25 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Congressman Bill Enyart (IL-12) announced yesterday that the Kaskaskia Regional Port District has been awarded $322,000 to develop road and water infrastructure for industrial growth. “Southern Illinois needs job growth and economic opportunity in the region,” said Enyart. “The grant awarded yesterday is a great opportunity for the Kaskaskia Port region to continue developing jobs and […]

  • 13 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    The 12th annual conference on “Ports in India- New Focus Areas and Challenges: Solutions and Strategies” will take place on January 28-29, at The Leela, Mumbai. The mission of this conference is to analyse key trends, provide an update on policy developments, discuss key issues, examine implementation strategies and highlight opportunities for the next few years. […]

  • 23 August 2010

    There is no gainsaying that the gateway to the economic development of any nation is its seaport, where higher percentage of goods are moved… (hellenicshippingnews) [mappress] Source: hellenicshippingnews, August 23, 2010;

  • 2 September 2012

    G.K. Vasan, the Union Shipping Minister, stated that the new guidelines have been issued to streamline security clearance proposals to remove bottlenecks in award of port development projects. According to thehindubusinessline.com, the Ministry plans to award projects to create 244 million tonne of capacity during 2012-13. The Ministry has also given targets to all the […]

  • 18 July 2011

    Subsidiary of one of the leading global shipping lines, Maersk Nigeria Limited (MNL), has expressed delight in the successful berthing of… By John Iwori (thisdaylive) [mappress] Source: thisdaylive, July 18, 2011;