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  • 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 […]

  • 13 April 2012

    According to the port operator JSC Ust-Luga, handling of imports/exports at the Port of Ust-Luga in the first quarter of 2012 leaped 2.7 from January-March 2011, to 7,229,000 tons. Handling of imported vehicles at Ust-Luga Ro-Ro terminal soared by 77 percent year-over-year to 45,092 units. In March, the port’s stevedoring companies transshipped 2.72 million tons […]

  • 27 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Environment Agency and Leicester City Council are working together to design and build a scheme which will reduce flood risk to approximately 4,700 properties in the city of Leicester through a series of flow improvements along the River Soar. There are approximately 7,000 residential and commercial properties at risk from river flooding in Leicester […]

  • 12 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    The handling (offloading) capacity of the Major Ports in the country is sufficient to match with the trade demands, according to Press Information Bureau, Government of India. The capacity of all Major Ports as on 31.03.2013 was 744.91 million metric tonnes (MMT) against the traffic of 545.79 MMT handled in 2012-13. The capacity utilization is around […]

  • 23 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Monthly operating revenue exceeded $20 million again in July, the Port of Houston Authority announced. This achievement was high on a list of positives that Executive Director Len Waterworth shared in his report to the Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority at its monthly meeting held on Tuesday. The Port Authority generated $21 […]

  • 6 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Construction work will begin this week on improvements to the 4.2 kilometres of the flood defences on the River Parrett between Willow Bridge near Stathe and Monks Leaze Clyse, near Combe. The works will involve raising sections of the right bank of the River Parrett between Allermoor Spillway and Beazley’s Spillway by up to 200mm […]

  • 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 […]

  • 4 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    For over ten years, local container haulier M&M Transport (Southern) Limited has been partnering with major shipping lines, agents and freight forwarders to help transport the goods that arrive in Southampton to locations around the UK. During that time its team have earned a reputation for cost effective container solutions and a friendly, personalised service. […]

  • 22 August 2012

    The Port of Charleston was the fastest-growing top 10 U.S. container port for the first six months of 2012. Charleston container volume grew 7.4 percent from January to June this calendar year, edging out other top 10 ports on both the U.S. East and West coasts. Additionally, in fiscal year end results announced at yesterday’s […]

  • 15 December 2011

    Of the three locations identified by the state government, the Shipping Ministry is likely to soon finalise one for the proposed integrated…   (eximin) [mappress] Source: eximin, December 15, 2011;

  • 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 […]

  • 19 April 2012

      As reports, the second phase of the project on Kazakh Aktau Port extension to the north has been completed. A 500 meter-long breakwater structure was built in the Aktau Port within the second phase of the project. The Aktau Port expansion project will double the port’s capacity. Following the completion of the project […]

  • 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, […]

  • 20 August 2012

    Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) has announced the appointment of Sipho Nzuza as Cape Town’s new Port Manager. Making the announcement at a briefing to stakeholders, TNPA Chief Executive Tau Morwe said Nzuza’s appointment was in keeping with TNPA’s organisational transformation geared to align human resources competencies to ensure delivery on Transnet’s Market Demand Strategy […]

  • 7 January 2014

    Some user groups have asked Warringah Council to dredge sections of Narrabeen Lagoon to allow better access for sports such as fishing, sailing and kayaking. The Lagoon has been dredged for recreational use in the past. However, recent investigations have indicated that dredging may also have some environmental impact. “There may need to be some […]

  • 16 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    “The developer of the terminal has submitted the application for extending the deadline for completion by 12 months until July of 2014,” says Mr. Neinar Seli, the chairman of the supervisory board of Port of Tallinn, regarding the granted authority to change the building rights contract. According to the representative of Rail Garant Estonia OÜ, […]

  • 6 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Senators Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., and Saxby Chambliss, R-Ga., praised an announcement by Governor Nathan Deal that he will not be delayed any longer by the administration’s refusal to fund the Savannah Harbor deepening. The Obama administration recently unveiled its budget and again failed to provide funding for the Savannah Harbor deepening. Governor Deal responded […]

  • 11 December 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Van Oord has completed the expansion of the Port of Kaohsiung eight months ahead of schedule, reported the company on its website. The client, Taiwan International Ports Corporation (TIPC), awarded the contract in 2015. In less than two years, trailing suction hopper dredgers Vox Máxima, Volvox Terranova, and Rotterdam created 250 hectares of new land for the […]

  • 14 December 2012

    PMG Pride departs Weipa towing barge PMG1 and workboat Lisa Lee. The Pride crew have been onsite completing capital infrastructure works for North Queensland Bulk Ports Corporation as part of the Port of Weipa’s South Channel Expansion. The work coincided with the end of the dive inspection work on the Mission River Bridge, so PMG1 […]

  • 18 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Mission Beach residents have the opportunity this week to share their views on plans for upgrading Clump Point Jetty and boat ramp at Mission Beach. Deputy Premier and Minister for State Development, Infrastructure and Planning Jeff Seeney, said senior officers from his department have travelled to the region to outline ongoing efforts to rebuild and […]

  • 13 June 2013

    A new company known as Leonkhain Holdings Company Sierra Leone Limited (LHC-SL LTD) is a leading Sierra Leonean general merchandise and high-tech dredging and sand mining company with strong links with the Ellicott Dredge and Sand Mining LLC in the United States of America. According to the Chairman of the board and CEO of the […]

  • 1 November 2012

    The Pass Christian harbor expansion project is progressing very well, according to The Mayor Chipper McDermott, regarding this matter, stated: “A lot of people didn’t think this was going to happen. So, we can tell them to take a look now and see if they think it’s going to happen. It’s nice. We had […]

  • 22 December 2011

    The Planning Commission has given Investment clearance for the scheme “Flood Protection works for River Banks of Ghatprabha River (Ch. Km 4.953 – Km 6.933) at Gokak Town of Belgaum District of Karnataka”. Estimated to cost Rs 34.07 crore, the project shall be completed by the financial year 2012-13 and Plan accounts would be closed […]

  • 5 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis), global dredging and marine expert, has declared dividend of EUR 1.60 per ordinary share for the financial year 2014. This dividend shall be distributed in the form of ordinary shares, unless a shareholder opts to receive the dividend payment in the form of cash. With the dividend distribution as stock, shareholders will receive […]

  • 10 July 2012

    According to, Gov. Jerry Brown on Monday signed a piece of legislation authored by Assemblyman Das Williams, D-Santa Barbara, that streamlines dredging services in the Ventura Harbor in a more timely and cost-efficient manner. Assembly Bill 482 clears way for the Ventura Port District to utilize contractors for inner harbor dredging that have been […]

  • 28 March 2011

    Summer is right around the corner and officials in one shore town are working to get their beaches ready.   By Matt Lerario (nbc40) [mappress] Source: nbc40, March 28, 2011