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  • 20 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Director General of Bushehr Port said that the proper ground for the investment in Negin Island has been prepared. Negin is a small island adjacent to Bushehr Port which is planed to be turned into to a small port. Mr. Rastad noted that last year the ground was paved for conclusion of two agreements for […]

  • 16 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, a member of the Senate Environment and Public Works (EPW) Committee, announced Senate passage of the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) of 2013. This bill includes a measure she worked to include that sets aside 20 percent of new funding from the Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund for maintaining Great Lakes ports […]

  • 13 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Mr. Sadr, Managing Director of the Ports and Maritime Organization (PMO) said that there are a number of ports being constructed and developed in the north of the country (bordering Caspian Sea) in Gilan province. He added that some small multipurpose ports in the north have ideal locations and are potential to be turned from […]

  • 9 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    The award-winning Port has broken its own records with year on year growth since 2009. Last year, turnover increased to a record £63 million, cash flow from operating activity rose to a record £19 million and profit before tax reached a record £12 million. Port of Tyne Chairman, Sir Les Elton, said: “The Port’s strategy […]

  • 3 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Aberdeen Harbour Board’s annual results have revealed record vessel activity in 2012 and record levels of cargo passing through the port. Overall vessel tonnage handled by the port increased by eight per cent, from 25.91 million tonnes in 2011, to 28.19 million tonnes in 2012. The Harbour also saw an eight per cent increase in […]

  • 30 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Fiji has joined forces with a major global maritime logistics company to overhaul the operation of the country’s two biggest ports, Suva and Lautoka, and speed up the flow of goods in and out of the country. The Prime Minister, Voreqe Bainimarama, says poor performance on the wharves has retarded Fiji’s development, added to the […]

  • 12 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Six months into his first year with Port Freeport, Executive Port Director/CEO Glenn Carlson received some very good news: Port Freeport’s financial results continue to meet or exceed our financial plan for fiscal year 2013. “We have not only retained our “A” credit rating, but have posted strong financial results from Port operations. For example, […]

  • 10 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    In a meeting to explore possible solutions to the existing bottlenecks of the port, Mr. Seidpour said that the annual performance of Noshahr Port amounts to 3.5 million tons and the capacity of the port is expected to increase to 5 million tons with the completion of infrastructural projects and part of the development plan. […]

  • 9 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Baltimore has announced that it was a record year in 2012 for its public marine terminals, handling more autos and machinery than any other US port. Key target commodities, autos, containers and ro-ro cargo all saw their best years at the port, despite the global economic recession. The port handled 652,000 cars […]

  • 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. […]

  • 26 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    In a major milestone, DP World’s Vallarpadam terminal today received its first transhipment mainline service, becoming India’s first and only transhipment hub. This follows the Indian government waiving cabotage regulations for the terminal, which until now have prevented mainline services transhipping at Vallarpadam, instead making lines transfer to local carriers. The International Container Transhipment Terminal […]

  • 21 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, intends to issue an Invitation for Bids (IFB) for the Sea Bright Erosion control program. The proposed project will include placement of 1.7 million CY of sand with an option of an additional 1.9 million CY to restore the mentioned area to its initial fill profile, […]

  • 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 […]

  • 4 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    2013 is shaping up as a watershed year for Chatham Rock Phosphate, Edison Investment Research says in its latest update. “CRP is moving closer to demonstrating a commercially and technically viable undersea mining project,“Edison says. “Risks still remain but the most significant are easing,” according to analyst John Kidd in a fresh assessment released last […]

  • 15 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Angolan Executive is investing 120 million kwanzas in the programme of rehabilitating, expanding and modernizing the Lobito Port, in the central Benguela Province. This was announced last Thursday in Lobito (Benguela Province) by the Transport minister Augusto da Silva Tomás, at the opening of the meeting of Transport ministers of the countries that are […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 10 January 2013

    Container traffic at the Port of Charleston was up nearly 12 percent in November, in results announced at the regular South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA) Board meeting. Last month, the Port of Charleston handled 125,780 20-foot-equivalent units (TEUs), an 11.9 percent increase from the same month last year. Gains for containers handled at the SCPA’s […]

  • 24 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Ministry of Infrastructure of Ukraine continues to work towards cooperation with all authorities of local and national level on issues of reforming Ukraine’s port industry: further development of maritime industry in Ukraine and implementation of reforms were discussed with representatives of local authorities, such as Nikolaev, Kherson, Odessa, Donetsk regional state administrations, Sevastopol city […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 3 December 2012

    Napa’s Riverfront is celebrating the holidays this December by hosting “Magical Evenings at Napa’s Riverfront” and is inviting the entire community to join in the merriment every Thursday in December leading up to Christmas. Located at South Main between Third and Fifth Streets, Napa’s Riverfront features the Riverfront building and the Historic Napa Mill and […]

  • 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 […]

  • 30 November 2012

    Although Transnet’s New Multi-Product Pipeline (NMPP) has faced some challenges in its early stages, the project will be a uniquely Sth African infrastructure investment for years to come, says Public Enterprises Minister Malusi Gigaba. Gigaba on Thursday marked the last stage of phase 1 in the development of the NMPP project – the construction of […]

  • 23 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    Sydney Ports Corporation has achieved eleven consecutive years of annual container trade growth through Port Botany – the just released 2011/12 Annual Report confirming container volumes are up by 1 per cent to 2.036 million TEUs. Sydney Ports Chief Executive Officer Grant Gilfillan said the volume of container trade coming through the port of Botany […]

  • 20 November 2012

    Tema, Ghana’s largest port, has made global headlines recently over the “crippling disruptions” caused by an impounded Argentinean military ship blocking a busy berth. The obstruction has come at an inopportune time for Tema, where activity should be ramping up to the peak pre-Christmas period. It also highlights the importance of ongoing efforts to enhance […]