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  • 30 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dragflow, an Italian manufacturer of heavy duty pumps and complete dredging equipment, is continuing the development of new products addressing the changing needs of dredging industry. As 2015 is nearing its end, we took the opportunity to speak with Mr. Roberto Martinelli, Dragflow Director, about the company’s 2015 business highlights, achievements and plans for the […]

  • 9 May 2012

    Port of Salalah has welcomed executives and representatives from the shipping world’s largest shipping lines and principal customers in the local market to the handling of its 30 millionth TEU (Twenty Foot Equivalent Unit) container recently. The distinguishing aspects of Port of Salalah, the second largest port in the region, including its direct connections to […]

  • 17 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is adding 12 new hazardous waste sites that pose public health and environmental risks to the National Priorities List (NPL) for cleanup under the Superfund program. EPA is also proposing to add another eight sites to the list. Superfund is the federal program that investigates and cleans up the […]

  • 13 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    HH Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan President of the UAE and Ruler of Abu Dhabi (C), participates in the opening ceremony of Khalifa Port in Khalifa Industrial Zone Abu Dhabi (KIZAD). Seen with HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Vice-President Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai (L), HH General Sheikh […]

  • 17 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A study on global port and terminal productivity released by the US-based Journal of Commerce Group has named five facilities from the APM Terminals Global Terminal Network among the world’s ten most productive container terminals. The Top Ten Global Terminals, measured by berth moves per hour (MPH) with vessels being worked, were all located in […]

  • 3 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    Shipping company MSC, the second-largest in the world, is aiming to further expand its activities in Antwerp. MSC has officially asked Antwerp Port Authority to be able to do this in the Deurganck dock. The Port of Antwerp will organise an invitation for expressions of interest. The Swiss shipping company MSC, the second-largest in the […]

  • 9 January 2012

    Responding to renewed economic claims for Deepening the Delaware River, a coalition of taxpayer, community, and environmental organizations issued a new independent analysis they say proves once again that the deepening project is an economic loser. The groups issued the analysis and an accompanying report titled “Army Corps Cooks the Books Again,” in response to […]

  • 7 February 2012

    The Union Shipping Minister, Shri G.K. Vasan has strongly advocated Public Private Partnership (PPP) mode in port investment opportunities in India. Inaugurating “Invest Port”, a conclave on investment opportunities in India in New Delhi today, Shri Vasan said that the maritime sector plays a crucial role in facilitating India’s international trade. Almost 95% by volume […]

  • 12 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Los Angeles-Long Beach Harbor, located approximately 25 miles south of downtown Los Angeles in San Pedro Bay, is protected by three breakwaters: San Pedro Breakwater, Middle Breakwater, and Long Beach Breakwater. Two high-use ports are located within the harbor: the Port of Los Angeles and Port of Long Beach. On or about August 26, four […]

  • 1 December 2011

    Covering the period of 2006 to 2011, Jordan’s major cargo gateway documents five years of progress and growth in trade, productivity, safety, employee relations, infrastructure investment and environmental performance, as container volumes have more than doubled and employee compensation has more than tripled. The Aqaba Container Terminal (ACT) has become the leading job creator in […]

  • 15 October 2010
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Hague, Netherlands – APM Terminals has signed a 25‐year concession agreement for the operation of the Port of Monrovia in Liberia, having been named the preferred bidder for the port management and modernization project last March. The now formalized agreement for the port’s privatization will result in the investment of $120 million USD in […]

  • 26 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Vice President Paa Kwesi Amissah-Arthur yesterday commissioned the Wasakuse Water Project at Wasakuse near Ada-Foah and assured the nation of Government’s commitment to restore lost water bodies and prevent them from causing further damage. The project involves the dredging of the 12-kilometre water body, which is an extension of the Volta River to Wasakuse and […]

  • 3 June 2013

    The sustainable interaction between humankind and planet Earth poses huge hydraulic and environmental engineering challenges. Confronting these challenges one-project-at-atime, while seemingly attractive from a budget management perspective, results in grave inefficiencies in developing and archiving the basic elements that are invariably involved: data, models and tools. Hardly any project is by itself of sufficient scale […]

  • 9 October 2012

    Next month ports authorities and terminal operators from over 11 African countries are heading to Cape Town, South Africa to develop collaborative approaches to ports expansion and regional trade facilitation during the African Ports Evolution 2012 Forum that will take place at the Radisson Blu Hotel Waterfront from 20 – 22 November 2012. The development […]

  • 21 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Port of Tauranga, New Zealand’s pre-eminent freight gateway, has reported an improved financial result for the year to 30 June 2014 and a strong outlook following a successful year extending its freight catchment across the country. Group EBITDa increased 5.5% to $142.5 million from $135.0 million as an increase in bulk cargo transported across the […]

  • 21 March 2014

    U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer reaffirmed his call for the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to provide federal Hurricane Sandy relief funds for a new dune flood-protection system in Breezy Point. The application for funding was formally submitted to FEMA’s Hazard Mitigation Program and Schumer is urging the agency to approve this application. The proposed […]

  • 29 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    Brasil Terminal Portuário (BTP) was officially opened yesterday with a gala celebration held at the new 1.2 million TEU annual capacity facility at the Port of Santos, featuring Brazilian Minister of Seaports, Antonio Henrique Silveira and 500 invited guests and media representatives. Development of the multi-purpose terminal project in South America’s busiest container port began […]

  • 17 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Construction activities on Phase 1 of the $30.9 million Muddy River Flood Risk Management and Environmental Restoration project in Boston, Mass., will start on or about Jan. 28, 2013 with tree removal and then followed by fencing and barrier installation. The construction project is located in the footprint generally between the Riverway and downstream to […]

  • 14 May 2012

    The workshop of “Technical and Management Standards for Commercial and Industrial Ports”, which was inaugurated by H.E. Saudi Minister of Transport, Chairman of Saudi Ports Authority, concluded on Sunday 6 May 2012. The two-day workshop discussed in seven sessions, 14 research papers and attended by more than 200 participants from various sectors. At the closing […]

  • 5 October 2011

    Demag Cranes has received an order for two Mobile Harbour Cranes from the Kenya Ports Authority (KPA). KPA is making this investment in line with the increase in capacity and modernisation of a terminal in the Port of Mombasa. Delivery of the cranes is planned for the second half of 2011. “The two Mobile Harbour […]

  • 26 July 2010
    Business & Finance

    On Saturday 24th July 2010 the scale model (1:50) of the powerful self-propelled ocean going rock cutter dredger ‘D’Artagnan’ was formally handed over by DEME’s C.E.O. Alain Bernard to the Panama Canal Authrorities (ACP) during a ceremony in the Miraflores Locks Visitor Centre. The scale model will be permanently exhibited in the most interesting official […]

  • 21 February 2012

    The Port of Sept-Îles has announced  the financial support of the federal government for the construction of the multi-user dock in the Bay of Sept-Îles with a maximum contribution of $55 million, which is 25% of the project costs. The announcement was made in the presence of the Honorable Denis Lebel, Minister of Transport, Infrastructure […]

  • 5 April 2011
    Business & Finance

    Structural growth in the markets where Boskalis is active continues to be driven by long-term global economic and geographic trends. For the purpose of our new Business Plan we carried out a global review of the relevant trends and developments in our markets. We also visited dozens of clients and end-users around the world to sound them out about their vision on […]

  • 29 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    It’s been seven years since the Army Corps’ New York District began its mission in response to Hurricane Sandy. Sandy made history as the largest Atlantic hurricane on record when it made landfall on Oct. 29, 2012. With wind gusts in excess of 75 miles per hour and storm surge that inundated much of the […]

  • 19 April 2012

    EPA has issued an enforcement order to AVX Corp. to implement the ongoing cleanup work at New Bedford Harbor, including dredging PCB-contaminated sediment from the Harbor and disposing the dredged sediment to an appropriately licensed off-site facility, into a confined aquatic disposal cell in the Harbor, and into confined disposal facilities to be built along […]

  • 30 January 2012

    With ports and sea freight in the Middle East expanding and regional shipping lines facing unprecedented challenges, leaders in international business and government will meet at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC) from April 2 to 4 for the World Ports and Trade Summit 2012. Over 4,000 delegates representing port authorities, shipping lines, cargo […]