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  • 26 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The new Ports and Shipping Minister, Robert Goodwill MP, paid his first official visit to a UK port on Thursday, 25 June, at the Port of Tyne. While on a tour of the Port’s 600 acre estate, the Minister saw the rapid progress being made on a £25 million project on the Port’s estate. “The […]

  • 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 […]

  • 2 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    A $1.5 billion investment in Ghana’s new port by APM Terminals and its partners is unconventional in its scope, and will have a major role to play in maintaining the pace of one of the world’s fastest growing countries. The new port, build in the capital Accra, will be a modern multi-purpose facility located on […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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, […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 13 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Virginia has just announced that they had an exceptional 2016, filled with lots of activities and great accomplishments. The port set a new annual record for container cargo volume having handled more than 2.65 million twenty-foot equivalent units, or TEUs, a 4.2 percent increase over last year’s total, they said in its […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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, […]

  • 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 […]

  • 3 July 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The effort to make The Port of Virginia the deepest and safest port on the U.S East Coast continues to advance as the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers yesterday issued its critical, final authorization to move ahead with the Wider, Deeper, Safer project. According to the Port, the Army Corps’ Chief of Engineers’ Report is […]

  • 28 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Montreal will be the host for this year’s Association of Canadian Port Authorities (ACPA) annual conference. Speakers slated to make presentations to delegates next week include Georgia Tech professor Benoit Montreuil, Port Ambassador Frank Geerkens from the Port of Antwerp, Danielle Goldfarb from the Conference Board of Canada and Michel Juneau-Katsuya, a security and intelligence specialist. […]

  • 1 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    Following a detailed tender process, Forth Ports, owner of the Port of Dundee, has appointed Southbay Civil Engineering to deliver one of the largest investments in the history of the port. “Forth Ports is investing more than £10 million to create a new quayside with an industry-leading “heavy lift” capability, coupled with a significant onshore […]

  • 4 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    Shri Nitin Gadkari, the Union Minister for Road Transport, Highways and Shipping, inaugurated the capital dredging scheme at the Mormugao Port cruise berth in Goa last week. Speaking on the occasion, the Minister said that Mormugao is going to be the first port in the country with a draft of 19.5 m. After the completion of […]

  • 27 April 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Kuantan Port Consortium (KPC) has released a video about the development of the port’s New Deep Water Terminal. The Kuantan Port New Deep Water Terminal, a private public partnership project between the Government of Malaysia and Kuantan Port Consortium, was approved in June 2015. The new terminal will be developed in two phases with a total cost of […]

  • 6 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Long Beach (POLB) said in their latest release that the third and final phase of the Middle Harbor Terminal Redevelopment Project is underway and on track to be completed on time and on budget. When finished, the facility operated by Long Beach Container Terminal (LBCT) will be a 311-acre modern marvel equipped […]

  • 8 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    Abu Dhabi Ports (ADP) yesterday signed a 30 year concession agreement with MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company, a Swiss-based global transportation and logistics firm, to establish a new container terminal at Khalifa Port with a total investment of approximately $1.1 billion. According to the ADP’s announcement, these developments include an increase in the current 12 ship-to-shore cranes […]

  • 7 August 2020
    Business development

    Construction of the Hugh K. Leatherman Terminal is on schedule for a March 2021 opening, S.C. Ports said in their latest release. “We look forward to opening the first phase of the Hugh K. Leatherman Terminal, which will be the country’s first container terminal in more than a decade,” S.C. Ports President and CEO Jim […]

  • 14 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Government of Mauritius announced today in their Budget 2019-2020 Plan that the transformation of the Port Louis Harbor through new investments, in view of expanding its role and capacity, will boost productivity and enhance competitiveness.  The Mauritius Ports Authority (MPA) plans to construct a breakwater to reduce downtime at the port during bad weather […]

  • 19 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    With the 4th edition just under 3 months away, African Ports Evolution 2015 is bringing together the leading companies in the ports and logistics industries. The event is growing in line with the development of Africa’s ports, showcasing the latest solutions and expertise in dredging and maritime projects. A case study-led agenda- ports authorities, terminal operators […]

  • 28 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    Construction consent has been given for the Stockholm Norvik Port, a new freight port which will be located just north of Nynäshamn in Sweden. In accordance with the Swedish Environmental Code, construction and operation of the port requires a legal ruling. The Swedish Supreme Court yesterday issued a positive ruling by deciding not to allow […]

  • 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 […]