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  • 12 December 2011
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders, Technology, Vessels

    IHC Merwede has been awarded a contract to deliver the environmentally friendly deep-water dredger, IHC Beaver® 4040, for Zhejiang Dredging (China). This innovative cutter suction dredger will be optimised to work on lake and reservoir dredging projects – and is unique in its class. Boundary breaking equipment The Beaver® 4040 is the first cutter suction […]

  • 7 December 2011

    The US Interior Secretary Ken Salazar has issued a statement about proposed projects to restore the coastal ecosystem in Gulf states. “These days we took a major step forward toward meaningful restoration that will benefit the natural resources of the Gulf Coast for generations to come. I commend the leadership of the Gulf Coast states […]

  • 7 December 2011

    Tanzania Ports Authority is embarking on a huge expansion exercise at Tanga Port in order to meet forecasted traffic growth that will …   (portstrategy) [mappress] Source: portstrategy, December 7, 2011;

  • 2 December 2011

    The Port of London Authority in the UK has completed the latest development project at its hub Denton Wharf taking total investment there…   (portstrategy) [mappress] Source: portstrategy, December 2, 2011; Image: pla.co.uk

  • 2 December 2011

    The development of Grimsby River Terminal (GRT) by Associated British Ports (ABP) will herald the largest ever capital investment in the Port of Grimsby. Alongside this, ABP will enter into a new long-term agreement with Volkswagen Group UK Ltd. Over £25 million will be invested by ABP in the new terminal on the river Humber, […]

  • 30 November 2011
    Business & Finance

    The Demag Cranes Group brought financial year 2010/2011 to a successful close. Not least thanks to factors including the economic recovery, demand for products and services noticeably improved overall. Group order intake increased by 23.1 % compared with financial year 2009/2010 to EUR 1,121.2 million. At EUR 1,062.3 million, Group revenue was 14.1 % up […]

  • 25 November 2011
    Business & Finance

    Addressing delegates attending the annual TOC Container Supply Chain Americas conference, APM Terminals Moin Managing Director, Captain Paul J. Gallie cited the company’s new Terminal de Contenedores de Moin (TCM) project in Costa Rica as an example of essential Latin American port planning and development. “The key factor here is that there are no alternative […]

  • 23 November 2011
    Business & Finance

    IHC Merwede, the leading global maritime, engineering and manufacturing group, has appointed Denis Welch as its CEO for South East Asia. He will be responsible for helping the company to reinforce its regional identity and expand its Asian-centred operations – which are focussed on its offshore and marine activities. IHC Merwede President Govert Hamers says: […]

  • 17 November 2011

    Like many other activities, dredging produces underwater sound. Recently, the issue of effects of underwater sound on aquatic life has received broader attention within the scientific community, with stakeholders and the general public. This position paper, produced by a CEDA Working Group on Underwater Sound: – Summarises the effects of sound on aquatic life to […]

  • 16 November 2011
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Demag Cranes has announced the launch of its International Dry Bulk Competence Centre with the aim of further expanding the company’s activities in this sector. The centre is located in Banbury, United Kingdom, and will offer customers a complete bulk-handling product family ranging from mobile harbour cranes, portal harbour cranes and floating cranes to hoppers, […]

  • 10 November 2011

    Barcelona port authority is seeking financial compensation of €97m ($134m) from three construction companies involved in the El Prat… (portstrategy) [mappress] Source: portstrategy, November 10, 2011;

  • 10 November 2011

    In a major reversal of policy, building work on Van Phong port is currently suspended, the Vietnam Ports Association has confirmed… (portstrategy) [mappress] Source: portstrategy, November 10, 2011;

  • 8 November 2011

    The Port of Charleston has announced that it will be making a large investment over the next ten years to become a true post-panamax harbour…   (portstrategy) [mappress] Source: portstrategy, November 8, 2011;

  • 7 November 2011
    Business & Finance

    HE Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem, Chairman, DP World, has welcomed visiting British Transport Minister, Mike Penning MP to DP World’s head office in Jebel Ali, Dubai. The two sides discussed DP World’s London Gateway project and the latest developments surrounding the new port and what is set to become Europe’s largest logistics park. The talks were attended by Jamal […]

  • 3 November 2011

    The government of Angola has given the go-ahead for the construction of a new commercial port at Barra do Dande, in Bengo province…   (portstrategy) [mappress] Source: portstrategy, November 3, 2011;

  • 1 November 2011

    Cadiz Bay Port Authority has signed a €92.04m ($130m) contract with a consortium composed of Acciona (50%) and FCC (50%) to build its new…  (portstrategy) [mappress] Source: portstrategy, November 1, 2011;

  • 31 October 2011

    Brazil’s federal government will renegotiate contracts with ports that have administration delegated to states, municipalities and the… (portstrategy) [mappress] Source: portstrategy, 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 […]

  • 28 October 2011

    The Danube, Europe’s second longest river, is one of the most poorly navigable rivers on the continent. Despite the EU’s Danube Strategy, th… By Marloes de Koning (presseurop) [mappress] Source: presseurop, October 28, 2011

  • 27 October 2011

    Global marine terminal operator DP World has announced it is expanding Port Rashid cruise terminal facilities to continue its leading position as the largest cruise centre in the Middle East. Port Rashid sits at the heart of Dubai city. Its Dubai Cruise Terminal currently has capacity to serve two ocean-going cruise ships at the same […]

  • 26 October 2011

    On 25th of October a signing of Memorandum of Understanding between FSUE “Rosmorport” and Cargotec JSC took place. The Memo was signed in presence of co-chairmen of intergovernmental economic cooperation committee – Sergey Ivanov, deputy Chairman of the Government of the Russian Federation and Alexander Stubb, Minister for European Affairs and Foreign Trade of Finland. […]

  • 21 October 2011

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) has been awarded a contract for the mining of bauxite in Lelydorp nearby Paramaribo, Surinam. The contract value is approximately € 125 million and the contract was awarded by Suralco L.L.C., an indirect joint subsidiary of Alcoa Inc. and Alumina Ltd. Work is set to commence shortly and it is […]

  • 20 October 2011

    The Arabian subsidiary of publicly listed construction group STRABAG SE, STRABAG Oman LLC, has won the contract to build the new port in Duqm, Oman. The order is worth € 150 million. In addition to the establishment of shipyard access, docks and warehouses, the contract awarded by the Ministry of Transport and Communication of the […]

  • 19 October 2011

    The last year has been a turbulent time for the international logistics industry and has forced cargo owners, logistics handlers and many other key stakeholders to evaluate their operations. Today, efficiency and productivity are more important than ever before and businesses are looking at implementing new practices and technologies that ensure costs are reduced and […]

  • 18 October 2011

    As the first semi-automated terminal in the Middle East and an obvious rival to the expanding Jebel Ali, Abu Dhabi’s Khalifa port is already… (portstrategy) [mappress] Source: portstrategy, October 18, 2011;

  • 18 October 2011

    The Vietnam Ports Association has spoken out to warn of substantial problems in the country’s port sector… (portstrategy) [mappress] Source: portstrategy, October 18, 2011;