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  • 17 September 2013

    Gunvor Group announces the closing of a USD 675 Million Long-Term Secured Facility to finance the Company’s flagship investment, its Ust Luga Oil Products Terminal in the Russian Federation. “We are very pleased with the outcome of the Facility, which is non-recourse to Gunvor, as it attracted considerable commitments from international and Russian banks amounting […]

  • 22 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Northwest Seaport Alliance and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers have signed a feasibility cost-sharing agreement to initiate a feasibility study of navigation improvements to the Blair and Sitcum waterways at the Port of Tacoma. The study will evaluate navigation improvement alternatives, including deepening. This is a first step to deepen the federal channels […]

  • 12 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    General Director of FSUE “Rosmorport” Andrey Tarasenko recently paid a working visit to the Azov Basin Branch of the enterprise. During the business trip (April 7 to 8, 2016), General Director visited the seaport of Rostov-on-Don and conducted a working meeting on development of the seaport infrastructure with the management and staff of the branch. […]

  • 17 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Non-Governmental Organization (NGO), Dredging Suez Canal, has posted on its official facebook page the latest photos of the New Suez Canal dredging program.  The project was launched by the Chairman of the Suez Canal Authority Mohab Mamish in the presence of Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi on 5 August 2014. The New Suez Canal dredging […]

  • 3 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    In 2007, the Broward County Board of County Commissioners approved the Port Everglades Master/Vision Plan, which included a five-year Capital Improvement Plan and ten- and 20-year Vision Plans. This video shows Port Everglades’ 20-year roadmap for future growth, including $1.6 billion in capital investments to improve productivity for cargo, cruise and petroleum businesses that operate […]

  • 1 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    Bangladesh’s third seaport at Payra in Patuakhali started its test operations phase today by unloading goods from its first ocean vessel MV Fortune Bird. The port is being built on the west bank of Ramnabad channel in Kalapara upazila of Patuakhali. The formal activities of the Payra Port are set to begin on August 13, according to […]

  • 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 […]

  • 5 July 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Ukrainian Sea Ports Authority (USPA) has started a public bidding process for the maintenance dredging of the Chernomorsk seaport approach channel to the level of 16m. According to USPA, the project is estimated to be worth around $4.2 million. The total volume of dredging will be approximately 504,400m3, covering the area of 25.6 hectares. […]

  • 15 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    Kurt Nagle, president and CEO of the American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA), yesterday said: “AAPA was extremely pleased that President Obama mentioned the value and need for ‘modern ports to move our goods’ in his State of the Union address last night. AAPA applauds the president’s inclusion of America’s ports and the need he […]

  • 19 March 2012

      Under the patronage of His Excellency Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Public Works and Chairman of the Higher Committee, the Higher Committee for UAE Civil Seaports and Airports Security, has recognised DP World, UAE Region with two prestigious awards for its commitment to security at its port facilities. The premier regional […]

  • 26 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Port of Seattle Commissioners yesterday approved the Port’s 2015 budget, which projects significant growth at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, stable revenue in the seaport division, and continuing recovery in the real estate business. “The port is a powerful economic engine that helps create more than 200,000 jobs across the region,” said Commission Co-President Courtney Gregoire. “This budget […]

  • 20 July 2012

    U.S. President Barack Obama recognized the importance of seaport-related infrastructure by announcing seven projects of national and regional significance which will benefit from aggressive federal permit decision-making and review schedules. Each of these projects directly support America’s seaports and their ability to move freight efficiently to reduce costs to consumers, create jobs, and help America’s […]

  • 6 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    Nordic Investment Bank (NIB) and the Klaipeda State Seaport Authority (KSSA) have signed a 19-year credit facility agreement for infrastructure investments in Lithuania’s largest port. According to their official announcement, NIB’s credit facility of EUR 68 million will finance the reconstruction of several quays at the Port of Klaipėda. The project includes extension of the […]

  • 16 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The New Suez Canal is the name of a new waterway project in Egypt, expanding the existing Suez Canal between the Mediterranean Sea and the Red Sea. This program is part of the Suez Canal mega project, which includes the development of several seaports in the three governorates bordering the canal, Suez, Ismailia and Port […]

  • 12 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The New Suez Canal is the name of a new waterway project in Egypt, expanding the existing Suez Canal between the Mediterranean Sea and the Red Sea. This program is part of the Suez Canal mega project, which includes the development of several seaports in the three governorates bordering the canal, Suez, Ismailia and Port […]

  • 9 November 2009
    Project & Tenders

    Filipino Senator Edgardo Angara, the Aurora Special Economic Zone (ASENA) and Rizhao Development have signed an MoU for the design and development of a seaport… Source: Baird Maritime, November 9, 2009;

  • 28 February 2014

    In the framework of the forum “Russian-Dutch business meetings” organized by the Kaliningrad Chamber of Commerce and Industry together with the Netherlands Consulate-General in St. Petersburg and Trade Representation of the Russian Federation in the Kingdom of the Nederlands on 19 February 2014 the Dutch delegation met the management of the Kaliningrad Department of the […]

  • 5 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    On 23 October, 2013 General Director Andrey Tarasenko made a working visit to the FSUE “Rosmorport” Makhachkala Branch. During the trip he visited Makhachkala Seaport, its dry bulk and bulk-oil areas, ship repairing plant and VTS. A. Tarasenko met the branch’s management and employees and discussed the current issues of Makhachkala Branch, which had recently […]

  • 6 February 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Forum of Dredging Companies is scheduled for 12 February 2014, in Ararat Park Hyatt Moscow, and this event will be a ground for communication of customers and dredging companies. The main purposes of the Moscow dredging forum are: • to learn about new dredging and land reclamation technologies; • to review state-of-the-art equipment for […]

  • 13 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    Florida port directors and transportation leaders will be visiting Washington D.C. on September 18 and 19, 2013, to meet with congressional members on top seaport issues, specifically discussing the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) and its importance to Florida seaports. For the Washington Fly-In, the Florida Ports Council will be joined by Florida Department of […]

  • 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 […]

  • 24 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    General Director of FSUE “Rosmorport” Andrey Tarasenko and President of Shanghai Bestway Marine Engeneering Design Co., Ltd. Liu Nan in the presence of Ministry of Transport of Russia Maksim Sokolov on June 18, 2014 in Shanghai signed an important agreement. The document which has come into force from the moment of its signing fixes the […]

  • 28 March 2011

      At its annual Spring Conference on March 21, the American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA)-representing the interests of seaports throughout the Western Hemisphere-elected Jerry A. Bridges, executive director of the Virginia Port Authority (VPA), to serve as the international trade association’s 2011-12 chairman of the board. Mr. Bridges is slated to be installed as […]

  • 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;

  • 22 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    Deputy General Director O.A. Gubina held a working meeting with the Vice -president of the port of Zeebrugge Mr. Vincent De Saedeleer. This meeting was also attended by the representatives of the Association to support the interests of the port of Zeebrugge (Association Port of Zeebrugge Interests), the ICO Terminals stevedoring company and the Belgian- […]