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  • 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 […]

  • 3 July 2014

    Wrightsville Beach renourishment project is threatened by the upcoming Tropical storm Arthur, according to city officials. WWAY3 news channel reported that the $9 million worth contract, which provided around 900,000 cubic yards of sand to the beach, is expected to act as protection from the storm. Wrightsville Beach Town Manager Tim Owens said: “We hope […]

  • 17 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    As activity at the facilities of the Philadelphia Regional Port Authority (PRPA) approaches the halfway point of 2014, cargo statistics compiled thus far strongly suggest that 2014 will be another year of major successes at the Port of Philadelphia, with the fifth year of double-digit cargo growth a likely development by year’s end. Comparing the […]

  • 10 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Colombo will go up to the 21st position from 32 in the Top 50 World Container Ports list this year with the new berths of the Colombo International Container Terminals (CICT) coming into operation. The completion of the CICT final stage will have dramatic effects for container throughput at the South Asia island nation with […]

  • 29 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Renowned Japanese management consultant Kenichi Ohmae made the suggestion in 2009 that the development of Port of Kaohsiung should be divided into inner harbor and outer port, and the inner harbor should develop leisure tourism while the outer port should be a container port. Citing Port of Yokohama in Japan as an example, he said […]

  • 7 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Under the patronage of the Governor of Madina Province His Royal Highness Prince Faisal Bin Salman Bin Abdul Aziz, the foundation stone will be laid soon for a number of development projects that will be inaugurated in King Fahd Industrial Port Yanbu and in Yanbu Commercial Port in a total cost of more than $560 […]

  • 25 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    This year the Luka Koper share has recorded one of the largest growths on Ljubljana’s stock exchange, and this is ultimately the result of the company’s good performance in 2013, Gašpar Gašpar Mišič, the Management Board President of Luka Koper d.d., said in his Letter to Shareholders today. “In the last quarter of 2013 Luka […]

  • 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 […]

  • 24 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Assessing the last year’s results, it can be concluded that the transshipped cargo indicators at the Freeport of Riga are positive, and the implemented as well as ongoing port infrastructure development projects provide optimistic outlook in regards of 2014. In 2013, about 35.5 million tons of various goods were transshipped at the Port of Riga, […]

  • 19 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A study to establish Saint John’s potential as a homeport, recommended that, in the near future, Port Saint John is best suited to welcome expedition-class ships. The study, conducted by Dillon Consulting, examined Saint John’s strategic position on the Canada-New England itinerary, and evaluated its tourism offerings and the many additional requirements necessary in order […]

  • 3 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    2013 has been a landmark year for the Australian waterfront. It saw a third container stevedore enter the market in Brisbane and Sydney, and the Port of Melbourne Corporation begin its selection of a company to build and operate a third international container terminal. The New South Wales Government finalised the sale/ long term lease […]

  • 24 January 2014

    Total traffic through the Port of Cork in 2013 reached 9.1 million tonnes compared to 9.05 million tonnes in 2012. Like most Ports worldwide, the Port of Cork has experienced very challenging trading conditions in 2013, however some cargos have shown an increase compared to 2012 levels and this is very encouraging, according to the […]

  • 21 January 2014

    Leading law firm Michelmores solicitors has successfully obtained marine planning permission for Phase 1 of the £235 million Brighton Marina Development. Securing the grant of the Licence has enabled construction work to commence on the development which has taken 10 years to come to fruition. The overall development includes over 800 homes, a new yacht […]

  • 14 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Port of Kiel successfully maintained its sound handling result in 2013. With a performance of 6.32 million tons the result for the previous year was even slightly surpassed by 12,000 tons resp. 0.2 %. The ferry lines form the backbone of the port’s business, rising up to 5.1 million tons (plus 1.3 %) and […]

  • 13 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    SLPA has record a growth of 12.3% TEUs in transshipment operations during last year compared to the same period of 2012. Against 1,584,985 TEUs handled in this regard in 2012, SLPA has handled a total transshipment volume of 1,779,882 TEUs in 2013. SLPA has also shown a 1.8% growth in domestic operations in 2013 compared […]

  • 8 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Honourable Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, yesterday announced that the Government of Canada will invest $1.3 million in projects at small craft harbours in Newfoundland and Labrador in 2013-14. This is in addition to the $16.6 million announced previously for projects at small craft harbours in the province this fiscal year. “Our […]

  • 6 December 2013

    President John Dramani Mahama on Wednesday said the Takoradi Port expansion project, which is slated to be completed in 2016 would create 3,000 jobs for all categories of workers. He said under the Chinese Development Bank loan facility, government would also embark on the Sekondi-Takoradi industrial city project, to create more job opportunities in 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 12 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    On the morning of November 8, with the ship loading 180,000 tons of iron ore berthing, the annual cargo throughput of Port of Dandong exceeded 100 million tons, which completed a historic breakthrough from a small port to a grand port of 100 million tons. In recent 3 years, the Port of Dandong has accelerated […]

  • 7 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Sri Lanka Ports Authority has recorded its ever highest daily container volume, which is 9,884 TEUs on the 2nd November 2013. The previous highest volume of 9,659 TEUs was reported by the SLPA on the 24th June 2013. By the end 31st October 2013, Sri Lanka Ports Authority had handled a cumulative throughput of […]

  • 17 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The South Carolina Ports Authority handled 133,011 20-foot equivalent units, or TEUs, in September, increasing its FY2014 first quarter total volume by 3.3% over the same period last year. From July through September 2013, the SCPA moved 413,818 TEUs. Total exports for the quarter reached 216,680 TEUs, a 4% increase for the Port over the […]

  • 8 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    Mr. Attaollah Sadr, Managing Director of Ports and Maritime Organization (PMO) said that the Nakhle Khoda harbor will be put into operation by early August 2013. This multipurpose harbor which was funded by the PMO will shorten the distance between Bandar Abbas port to Hormoz Island from current 19 km to 13 km. The project […]

  • 4 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    Following the recent signing agreement by China Shipping Container Terminals for a 24% shareholding in APM Terminals Zeebrugge, APM Terminals announced the first call of China Shipping Container Lines’ CSCL Star on the AEX7 service on 3 October. “We are extremely proud to welcome China Shipping Container Lines to our facility. This new service adds […]

  • 19 September 2013

    On 19 September 2013 TransContainer held ceremony on opening of renewed container terminal Kleschikha in Novosibirsk which was totally reconstructed by August 2013. As a result of this reconstruction the space of the terminal increased six times and new container ground with modern infrastructure facilities was implemented. The renovated facilities of the terminal provide possibility […]

  • 12 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) was joined recently by Monmouth Beach Mayor Susan Howard, Sea Bright Councilman Reed Murphy and Colonel Paul Owen, Commander of the Army Corps of Engineers New York District at the Monmouth Beach Bathing Pavilion to praise the progress of the beach replenishment project that has begun in Monmouth Beach and […]