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  • 11 July 2013

     A new inland port agreement signed today by Governor Nathan Deal, the Georgia Ports Authority and Cordele Intermodal Services will create and expand international markets for regional business. The agreement, which ensures a direct 200-mile rail route to and from GPA’s Garden City Terminal in Savannah, will serve as a gateway to Southwest Georgia and […]

  • 16 January 2013

    The Board of Saudi Ports Authority held a meeting on Saturday, 10/13/2012 in Dhiba port under the chairmanship of His Excellency Dr. Jubarah AL Suraiseri Transport Minister & Chairman of The Board of Saudi Ports Authority. At the beginning of the meeting the board expressed its deep gratitude to the Custodian of the Two Holy […]

  • 15 March 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Indian companies will begin to use HDPE pipes and Rubber Hose OD 560, producted by KIASMA SRL, an Italian company. During the dredging operations, with the KFC Turbulent motion inside the pipes, this technology is sparing 7% of diesel pump discharge, saving energy by 7%, saving the cost of maintenance and reducing the abrasion by […]

  • 6 November 2012

    The Port of New Orleans set records for container traffic and cruise passengers in 2012 – all while completing more than $100 million in new infrastructure projects port-wide. Port of New Orleans President and CEO Gary LaGrange touted those achievements during the 26th Annual State of the Port Address today hosted by the International Freight […]

  • 15 May 2012

    According to The Express Tribune, Rs3 billion has been pledged by the government for the completion of a link road connecting Gwadar to Upper Sindh and Punjab. Dr Nadeem ul Haq, the Planning Commission of Pakistan’s Deputy Chairman, said the federal government will prepare a “master plan for coastal development.” Dr Haq said Gwadar would […]

  • 6 December 2012

    The capital investments of the Port of Illichivsk amounted to 147,6 million UAH for 10 months 2012, it is 52 million UAH more than for the same period last year. During the current year the major investments of the Port are as follows: two “Sennebogen” Material Handling Machines for general and bulk cargoes, one new […]

  • 21 September 2020
    Operations & Maintenance

    The Oceanside emergency dredging project in California appears to be right on schedule, according to the city officials. At the moment, the dredge outfall is South of the Pier. It will continue to move South until 180,000 cubic yards of sand is dredged and deposited on the city beaches. Officials also added that if the […]

  • 20 November 2013

    The Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority reissued and amended Port of Houston Authority Tariff Nos. 8, 14, 15 and 17, covering the Turning Basin Terminals, Barbours Cut Terminal and Bayport Terminal. The tariff rate increases, which are effective January 1, 2014, were deemed necessary to support the continued capital investment in Port […]

  • 14 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Administration of the Yuzhny Port (Odessa region) increased the port dues that are levied on capesize vessels with drafts of more than 14.5 meters at its berths No. 5 and No. 6 on July 1. This became possible after the port acquired the ability to handle vessels with drafts of up to 18.5 meters […]

  • 13 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The remaining transport companies of Hamburger Hafen und Logistik AG (HHLA) significantly increased their container transport by 21.1 % to 883 thousand standard containers (TEU) in the first nine months of the 2013 financial year. This is primarily due to new connections within Germany, with Austria and with the Polish sea ports. Throughput volume at […]

  • 21 March 2012

    The Port, one of the UK’s major deep sea ports, has increased tonnage of cargoes handled by 66% compared to 2010 and has broken its own records for handling cars, containers and bulk cargoes in the form of wood pellets. Total tonnage recorded for 2011 increased by 2.1 million tonnes to 5.3 million tonnes. The […]

  • 21 May 2012

    As per the Working Group Report for 12th Plan for the Port Sector, Traffic to be handled by Major Ports is estimated at 943.06 million tonnes and at 815.20 million tonnes by Non-Major Ports as against present level of 560.15 million tonnes handled by Major Ports and about 370.00 million tonnes handled by Non-Major Ports. […]

  • 7 August 2012

    Keeping with the tradition of the new records that are set at the Olympic Games 2012, Krishnapatnam Port has also achieved in setting a new world record in the maritime world by discharging 122,247 MTs of Coal in just 24 hrs using the conventional unloading system in form of advanced Mobile Harbor cranes. Great awards […]

  • 6 August 2013

    President Mahinda Rajapaksa yesterday officially opened South Asia’s only container terminal that can handle Triple-E vessels and the new breakwater of Colombo Port stretching 400 meters to the sea. Delivering the keynote address, President Rajapaksa said that in the past, the country did not have full control of its ports and as a result, many […]

  • 3 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    Subsea technology company, Ecosse Subsea Systems Ltd, (ESS) has seen revenue in the last financial year more than double to £4.85 million and forecasts turnover in the current year will pass the £6.5 million mark. The Aberdeen-based specialist engineering firm will post pre-tax profit of £600,000 to March 2012, while the current financial year has […]

  • 24 August 2012

    A&P North East recently welcomed a number of clients to their two facilities, one on the Tees near Middlesbrough and one on the Tyne near Newcastle. Among those visiting the Tyne yard were Van Oord, with their vessel Ham 601. Arriving towards the end of July for a short stay the vessel underwent structural steel […]

  • 21 August 2012

    Southampton’s strategic role as a regional gateway for the new generation of ultra-large container ships (ULCS) was reinforced yesterday with calls from two ocean carriers, among the largest and newest in the world, which berthed in tandem at the UK’s only South Coast container terminal, DP World Southampton. The calls by Hapag-Lloyd’s Hamburg Express and […]

  • 28 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Nine months after issuing its Duwamish Waterway cleanup plan, the United States Environmental Protection Agency is sending a message to a company responsible for cleaning up its portion of the waterway’s pollution: make sure the work is done right or pay the price. As they removed and transported creosote pilings and PCB-laden sediments from the […]

  • 24 January 2012

    Georgia Ports Authority Executive Director Curtis J. Foltz announced that the Ports of Savannah and Brunswick experienced record volumes in calendar year 2011 and handled 26.1 million tons of cargo, an additional 1.1 million tons, or a 4.3 percent increase. In Savannah, the Authority handled a record 2.95 million Twenty-Foot Equivalent Unit (TEUs) containers, an […]

  • 25 April 2012

    International Container Terminal Services Inc. (ICTSI) chairman and president Enrique K. Razon Jr. said ICTSI will spend US$ 550 million this year for its greenfield projects Argentina, Mexico, and Colombia as well as other ports such as Manila, Brazil, Ecuador and Croatia, according to positivenewsmedia.com. “We remain focused on what we are good at: servicing […]

  • 28 February 2012

    B.C.’s ports will be even more attractive to Canadian and international investors as the Province moves to make the existing cap on municipal port property tax rates permanent for designated ports. B.C. continues to build a tax structure that attracts investment. This commitment will encourage significant additional infrastructure expansion, allowing us to get Canadian goods […]

  • 28 January 2013

    The Georgia Ports Authority ended calendar year 2012 with a strong December, marking an 11.7 percent increase in total tonnage across all terminals, and a 21.8 percent increase in auto and machinery units compared to December 2011. “Our total volume of 2.27 million tons puts December among the top 10 months on record and the […]

  • 30 July 2013

    The Georgia Ports Authority marked record volumes for fiscal year 2013 in total tonnage, bulk cargo, total auto-machinery units, and freight moved by intermodal rail. “Our deepwater ports provide vital support to our agricultural, forestry and manufacturing sectors,” said Georgia Governor Nathan Deal. “Because American-made goods are able to reach the global market efficiently through […]

  • 3 March 2014

    APM Terminals, the leading global port operator based in The Hague, is currently present in 12 out of the top 20 countries predicted by United Nations to become the biggest countries by population in 2020. “In 2013, APM Terminals invested over USD 1 billion in port infrastructure developments and updates. We will continue to participate […]

  • 25 July 2012

    Installation of the Integrated Security System (ISS) at the Port of Mombasa is nearing the finish line with around 56 percent of the work already completed, Port Technology news site informed citing the port officials. Emerging threats of terrorism, intrusion and security violations, which had resulted in theft of containers and loss of goods, thus […]

  • 27 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    In order to complete dredging operations on the Parrett and Tone rivers on time, the Environment Agency is using all equipment available for the job. The floating plant on the picture has been used to excavate the remaining areas of the River Tone at Creeds Farm that otherwise couldn’t be reached with a traditional excavator. […]