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  • 11 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Thousands of stakeholders in Washington D.C., and across the country are coming together for Infrastructure Week, May 11-15.   They will highlight the critical importance of investing in and modernizing America’s infrastructure, including its seaports and their land- and water- side connections. American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) has a number of funding priorities that […]

  • 13 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    Shifting international trade patterns at seaports throughout the Americas – with mega-size vessels requiring higher capacity road and rail connections serving ports, along with deeper harbors, bigger cranes and sturdier berths – can bolster a region’s economy while straining its infrastructure. Because there’s no stopping these trade shifts, ports – and the communities they serve […]

  • 19 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    Grand Port Maritime de Bordeaux has invited bidders to submit their offers for the La Gironde dredging project. With the main goal to deepen the estuary and West passes in La Gironde, this cleanup scheme will include dredging works in two phases. The Grand Seaport of Bordeaux wants to improve maritime access in order to adapt […]

  • 12 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    Federal State Unitary Enterprise (FSUE) Rosmorport has invited bidders to submit their offers for maintenance dredging at the seaport of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky. According to the company’s announcement, the tender will be divided into two lots. Works under Lot No 1 will involve development of contract documentation for maintenance dredging at the seaport of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky (Ust-Kamchatsk section of […]

  • 11 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    Yesterday marked the actual anniversary of the founding of the American Association of Port Authorities, headquartered in Alexandria, Va. On December 10, 1912, one hundred years ago, a meeting of public port officials from throughout the United States convened in New York City to “exchange ideas relative to port organization, to promote the exchange of […]

  • 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 […]

  • 9 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    As one of the world’s most densely populated capitals, Manila struggles with insufficient transport infrastructure. This can slow down economic growth and hinder economic potential. A large-scale transport plan for Manila Bay will help solve the problem by interconnecting air- and seaport facilities. With a GDP growth of 7% per year, the Philippines is among […]

  • 5 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    Raivis Veckagans, acting CEO of Ukrainian Sea Ports Authority (USPA), presented the latest port infrastructure development plans yesterday, during the ‘Port Infrastructure Development Day’. The members of the American Chamber of Commerce in Ukraine, key Ukrainian and foreign engineering and construction companies, such as China Harbor Engineering Company, Sumitomo Corporation, Cyes Maritime Works and AECOM, attended […]

  • 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, […]

  • 8 June 2012

      The Dutch group Supermaritime is to build a breakbulk terminal in the Scaldiahaven in Vlissingen. This terminal will add a new activity to Supermaritime’s package of services. For the Zeeland ports, the new terminal will mean an increase in capacity for handling general and project cargo. The new terminal will become operational in the […]

  • 3 March 2014

    Vysotsk Seaport has commissioned its reconstructed berths No. 1-4, the Northern and Southern malls of entering gates, and the underwater structures of the seaport area at the entrance, comprising 109 hectares. The reconstruction of those facilities was performed by FSUE “Rosmorport” from 2008 to 2012, in accordance with the federal target program “Development of the […]

  • 15 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    FSUE “Rosmorport” was founded in accordance with the decision of the Government of the Russian Federation in 2003. Creation of the enterprise was conditioned by the necessity to perfection the state management system in the seaports of Russian Federation. Today FSUE “Rosmorport” conducts activities in 54 of 63 seaports of the Russian Federation. More than […]

  • 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 […]

  • 3 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is seeking public comment on the Seattle Harbor Navigation Improvement Project Draft Feasibility Report and Environmental Assessment released yesterday. The Corps and the Port of Seattle have agreed on a tentatively selected plan of -57’ Mean Lower Low Water (MLLW) for both the East and West Waterways. This depth will […]

  • 14 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Florida Ports Council has released the following statement on the final passage of the FDOT Transportation Package by the Florida Legislature, which included an increase in the minimum statutory amount for seaport funding, from $15 million to $25 million, for the FSTED program. The Florida Seaport Transportation and Economic Development (FSTED) program is administered […]

  • 19 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Commenting today on the release of the American Society of Civil Engineers’ (ASCE) 2013 Report Card for American Infrastructure, Kurt Nagle, president and CEO of the American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA), said: “AAPA is pleased that ASCE included seaports for the first time in its critical infrastructure Report Card. The inclusion of seaports in […]

  • 12 August 2011

    Board founded for the management of new seaport in Baku, Azerbaijan. Transport Ministry’s Baku International Sea Trade Port currently under construction… (porttechnology) [mappress] Source: porttechnology, August 12, 2011

  • 22 December 2011

    Gangavaram Port, the owner of India’s deepest seaport, is evaluating opportunities to acquire the existing operational seaports in Africa…   (indiatimes) [mappress] Source: indiatimes, December 22, 2011; Image: gangavaram

  • 27 May 2012

    The Florida Ports Council has announced the release of the report: Charting a Course for Economic Success: The Five-Year Florida Seaport Mission Plan for 2012 to 2016. The report provides 2011 data on trade, cargo and cruise activities at Florida’s seaports, as well as providing planned improvements to facilities for the next five years. Some […]

  • 21 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Last week, FSUE “Rosmorport” announced that the company has obtained a permit to put an artificially created plot of land in the seaport of Sabetta into operation. The reclamation project, which has created approx. 14.75 hectares of new land, was performed under the “Seaport Facilities Construction in Sabetta Settlement on Yamal Peninsula and Approach Canal […]

  • 1 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    FSUE Rosmorport has invited bidders to submit their offers for the 2019 Kaliningrad seaport maintenance dredging works. According to the company’s press center, the project will consist of dredging operations on the Kaliningrad seaway canal and a several harbor areas, including preparation activities. The initial price of this dredging tender is $2.1 million with the deadline […]

  • 30 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Taiwan International Ports Corporation will host the 102nd Annual Conference of the Association of Pacific Ports from August 17th – 19th in Kaohsiung. The Corporation Vice President Liou Shy-tzong said that the conference is an opportunity for the seaports officials to gather, exchange and verify information about similar operations around the world, particularly from the […]

  • 25 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Managing Director of Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) Malam Habib Abdullahi has recently identified efficient port services and upsurge in cargo throughput in the nation’s seaports as some of the positive impact of the Public Private Partnership (PPP) in the nation’s ports. He also identified a reduction in cargo dwell time in ports operations, improved […]

  • 26 September 2014
    Business & Finance

    FSUE Rosmorport has entered into an agreement with the Yamal-Nenets Autonomous Area Administration and OJSC Nenets Oil Company to cooperate in the construction of general-purpose and special-purpose transshipment terminals for the future Indiga seaport and in reconstruction of the Naryan-Mar Seaport. The document was signed by Chief Deputy Head of the Administration Evgeniy Alexeev, General Director […]

  • 12 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    Following an announcement by the U.S. House of Representatives’ Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure and the Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment, American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) President and CEO Kurt Nagle lauded the leaders of these committees for championing legislation that moves the nation closer to a final water resources bill to spur […]

  • 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 […]