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  • 21 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    Florida Senator Rick Scott visited JAXPORT earlier this week to highlight his Fighting for Florida budget agenda, which includes more a more than $140 million investment for Florida Ports. Senator Scott also toured Port Tampa Bay, Port Canaveral, Port Panama City and PortMiami throughout the week to highlight his commitment to fighting for the continued success of Florida’s […]

  • 17 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    The American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) is concerned over the potential of significant declines for most federally funded, port-related programs in President Trump’s fiscal 2018 budget, the association said in its latest release. “We’re apprehensive about the fiscal 2018 budget. Adequate federal investments into U.S. port-related infrastructure, both on the landside and waterside, are […]

  • 28 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    The European Investment Bank (EIB) has provided a loan worth approximately EUR 38 million to Szczecin and Świnoujście Seaports Authority to improve the seaports’ nautical access and quay infrastructure. According to the Minister of Maritime Economy and Inland Navigation, Marek Gróbarczyk, this financial support will enable the improvement of the access infrastructure to the port, […]

  • 12 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    The scope of dredging work at the Ukrainian seaports, conducted from the beginning of 2016, exceeded 4 million m³, the Ukrainian Sea Ports Authority (USPA) said in its latest announcement. Dredging operations have been completed at the inner harbor of Mariupol Port and 505.000m³ of dredged material were removed. Maintenance dredging in the approach channel to […]

  • 7 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Florida Ports Council has released their new publication – the 2015 State of Florida’s Seaports, prepared by the Florida Seaport Transportation and Economic Development Council. The report provides an updated port profile for each of Florida’s seaports, including economic impact information and status updates for their major projects, accomplishments and testimonials. This report also […]

  • 24 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    According to a proposed budget filed by Governor Rick Scott last month, the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) will receive $9.9 billion in funding this year for strategic transportation projects. Doreen DiPolito—owner and president of D-Mar General Contracting and Development in Tampa Bay, Florida—applauded the move, citing its significance in supporting and creating construction jobs […]

  • 5 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    VIII International Forum and Exhibition “Transport of Russia”, which is being held in Moscow December 4-6, 2014, has already raised some good quality discussions and ideas about the country’s maritime transport infrastructure.  At the event, several government officials stressed the need for Russian seaports to increase their capacity. It is necessary to boost the capacity of Russian seaports in […]

  • 2 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Ambassador of the Republic of Sudan Omer Dahab Fadl Mohamed recently visited JSC Lenmorniiproekt. During the meeting, the officials discussed possible participation of consortium in structure: JSC Lenmorniiproekt, JSC Sevzaptransproyekt and JSC TOMS-engineering in implementation of large state projects in the territory of the East African state. The Ambassador of the Republic of Sudan and representatives of the companies also discussed […]

  • 17 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Minister of Transport of Russia Maxim Sokolov on July 14, 2014, made a working visit to Kavkaz Seaport. Sokolov held a series of working sessions, which were attended by the Rosmorrechflot head Alexander Davydenko, the FSUE “Rosmorport” General Director Andrey Tarasenko, representatives of the other state and local authorities, as well as the Autonomous Non-Commercial […]

  • 27 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Administration of Seaports of Ukraine (ASU) is drafting measures for technical upgrade and development of the water areas of seaports, the press service of the Ministry of Infrastructure has announced. According to the press service, the main aim of the measures is to organize long-term planning of the development of seaports, taking all the […]

  • 28 March 2014

    Ministry of Infrastructure Maksym Burbak offers potential investors to involve in the development of projects of Ukrainian seaports more actively. This was started by the Minister during a meeting with investors of large seaports of Odesa. “I once again confirm the necessity of implementation of seaports’ reform. The year of the process revealed shortcomings that […]

  • 28 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    According to the press-service of the State Enterprise Ukrainian Seaports Authority, all the ports of Ukraine are operating normally. USPA fulfills its obligations before private and public stevedoring companies and preserve an ongoing dialogue with contractors of the enterprise. Partners have exhaustive information regarding the operation of the port industry, all the current issues are […]

  • 16 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    Florida Governor Rick Scott will serve as the keynote speaker at the American Association of Port Authority’s (AAPA) 102nd Annual Convention and Expo in Orlando, Fla., hosted by the Canaveral Port Authority. He will discuss the importance of investing in ports and port-related infrastructure during a luncheon presentation at the AAPA convention. Gov. Scott is […]

  • 23 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    The European Commission has today launched a new initiative to improve port operations and onward transport connections at 319 key seaports along Europe’s coastline. The guidelines and legal changes being proposed will help port operators upgrade their services and facilities as well as giving them more financial autonomy. 74% of the goods entering or leaving […]

  • 21 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Florida Ports Council released the following statement regarding Governor Rick Scott’s signing the 2013-2014 Florida Families First Budget, which includes a historic $278 million to “continue our state’s commitment to develop and enhance our 15 seaports.” “Governor Scott’s budget invests in critical infrastructure that will benefit our state for years to come. On behalf […]

  • 6 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Governor Rick Scott emphasized the need for strategic infrastructure investments to grow Florida’s economy this morning in his annual State of the State address, aligning his message with his budget recommendation of $288 million in seaport improvements this year. JAXPORT Interim CEO Roy Schleicher praised the governor’s recognition of the ports’ importance to the state: […]

  • 29 October 2012

    The Ca Mau province has revealed it intended to allocate VND100 billion ($5m) to clear 12 seaports and estuaries as part of its development plan during 2012-15. This project includes dredging of massive amounts of soil, deepening the seaport and fulfilling the demands of high-capacity ships and vessels from 90hp and up. The province plans […]

  • 2 July 2012

    With congressional passage last week of MAP-21 (Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century), the American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) says elements in the two-year, $105 billion surface transportation reauthorization bill elevate the priority of freight movement in a way that constitutes major progress in recognizing the value of America’s seaports and freight […]

  • 19 June 2012
    Business & Finance

    In a recently completed survey that the American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) initiated, U.S. seaport agencies and their private-sector partners plan to invest a combined $46 billion over the next five years in wide-ranging capital improvements to their marine operations and other port properties. While port authorities and their business partners are making major […]

  • 27 February 2012

    DP World, UAE Region has applauded the leading role of the Higher Committee for UAE Civil Seaports and Airport Security in promoting a safe and transparent work environment at the country’s ports. At an event held recently at Jebel Ali Port, Mohammed Al Muallem, Senior Vice President and Managing Director, DP World, UAE Region, presented […]

  • 14 February 2012

      With the release yesterday of President Obama’s fiscal 2013 budget, the American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA)—representing seaports in the United States and throughout the Americas—is expressing both accolades, and some disappointment, over various aspects of the budget pertaining to ports and the efficient and secure movement of freight. Kurt Nagle, AAPA’s president and […]

  • 19 December 2011

    For Nigeria to become a regional maritime hub, the Nigerian Ports Authority is embarking on the development of new deep seaports and …   (thisdaylive) [mappress] Source: thisdaylive, December 19, 2011;

  • 6 December 2011

    The federal government recently set up a presidential committee to overhaul the seaports. Government’s target is to achieve efficiency and…   (thisdaylive) [mappress] Source: thisdaylive, December 6, 2011;

  • 31 October 2011

    As cargo ships get larger and demands on maritime infrastructure grow, more federal investment in modernizing U.S. seaports is essential…  (chron) [mappress] Source: chron, October 31, 2011;

  • 28 October 2011

    In testimony submitted to a Congressional committee that oversees both maritime and inland transportation, the head of the South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA) said the nation must make sound decisions on modernizing the nation’s seaports. On Wednesday, the U.S. House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee heard from industry professionals regarding the future of the nation’s seaports […]

  • 27 October 2011

    Upgrading the island’s infrastructure, in particular the seaports, has been one of the major objectives of the Ministry of Transport and Wor… (jis.gov) [mappress] Source: jis.gov, October 27, 2011