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  • 9 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Sediment tracing specialist Partrac has been assisting academic staff and researchers from Mississippi State University to implement a beach sediment tracking study on Deer Island, the closest barrier island to the Mississippi Gulf Coast. The study was commissioned and funded by the Mississippi Department of Marine Resources’ (DMR) Mississippi Tidelands Trust Fund Program. It is […]

  • 10 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Colombo will go up to the 21st position from 32 in the Top 50 World Container Ports list this year with the new berths of the Colombo International Container Terminals (CICT) coming into operation. The completion of the CICT final stage will have dramatic effects for container throughput at the South Asia island nation with […]

  • 5 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Head of the Armed Forces Engineering Department and the supervisor of the New Suez Canal project, Major General Kamel Al-Wazir, said yesterday that the digging rate at the project reached 142 million cubic meters. The project is designed to enlarge the transit capacity and to increase industrial activity in the area. This capital project was inaugurated […]

  • 4 December 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Eastern Solent Coastal Partnership (ESCP) has released an update of all work completed through November at Tipner Lake North Portsea Island Coastal Defense Scheme. Working over the winter period has allowed the project to remain on schedule, reported ESCP. “Through the month of November we have completed 24 stepped revetment sections and 13 walls,” the Partnership […]

  • 29 August 2012

    Port of Tauranga posted a 26 percent gain in full-year profit to a record and predicted more earnings growth in 2013 on rising volumes of freight. According to scoop.co.nz, the profit was $73.5 million, or 54.8 cents a share, in the 12 months ended June 30, from $58.4 million, or 43.6 cents a year earlier. […]

  • 30 April 2012

    The Port of São Sebastião is planning a $1.34 billion expansion project to triple its size, BNamericas reports. The port said it has requested funding from the government and plans to turn itself into a regional port. It added that if the port gets government funding, it will start expansion works including the construction of […]

  • 7 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    All parties contesting the State election should listen to the majority of Queenslanders who want the Great Barrier Reef protected from fast-tracked industrialization, including mega port expansion, dredging and dumping, announced Australian Marine Conservation Society (AMCS). AMCS said the protection of the global icon and the $6 billion tourism industry that relies on it could prove […]

  • 13 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senators David Perdue and Kelly Loeffler, U.S. Representative Buddy Carter and the Georgia Ports Authority have applauded President Trump’s budget request for Fiscal Year 2021, which includes full capability funding to keep the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project (SHEP) on track. The Administration’s Fiscal Year 2021 Budget recommends $93.6 million to continue work to deepen the Port […]

  • 20 September 2011

    A plan to dredge the north and west sections of Williamsville Lake is on track to start in early October.   By JASON NEVEL (sj-r) [mappress] Source: sj-r, September 20, 2011

  • 6 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    The first step necessary to clean up the Eau Gallie River, an Indian River Lagoon tributary, began last week as crews started constructing a facility to store the muck that will be dredged later this year from the river’s bottom. “It is exciting to know that work has begun on the dredged material management area,” […]

  • 9 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    T-Ports has just released the latest update on their Lucky Bay project – an innovative port development scheme on South Australia’s Eyre Peninsula.  “April has been a productive month for T-Ports with new milestones reached and an announcement made, while the project remains on track to open for grower receivals later this year,” the Adelaide […]

  • 2 June 2011

    The R5.4-billion expansion of Cape Town harbour’s container terminal is on track for completion within budget and ahead of schedule… (southafrica) [mappress] Source: southafrica, June 2, 2011  

  • 20 January 2011

    It’s a sight and smell that has been stopping some beachgoers in their tracks: Giant yellow bulldozers slipping and sliding on Carlsbad’s… By PAUL SISSON (nctimes) [mappress] Source: nctimes, January 20, 2011;

  • 23 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Nautilus Minerals Inc. has announced that the commissioning and Factory Acceptance Testing of its third and final Seafloor Production Tool, the Auxiliary Cutter, has started at Soil Machine Dynamics’ facility at Newcastle upon Tyne, UK. Nautilus’ CEO, Mike Johnston said: “We are very excited that the commissioning of the final of the three SPTs has begun. With the […]

  • 19 September 2013

    On 19 September 2013 TransContainer held ceremony on opening of renewed container terminal Kleschikha in Novosibirsk which was totally reconstructed by August 2013. As a result of this reconstruction the space of the terminal increased six times and new container ground with modern infrastructure facilities was implemented. The renovated facilities of the terminal provide possibility […]

  • 1 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Nigerian Ports Authority in its Quarterly report of 1st Quarter, 2013 has witnessed increased gross tonnage of coastal vessels and Cargo traffic over the same period in 2012. Available statistics shows that Gross tonnage of coastal vessels was 2,237,822mt, an increase of 23% over 1st quarter 2012 figure of 1,810,423. Laden Container Throughput was […]

  • 10 January 2013

    Container traffic at the Port of Charleston was up nearly 12 percent in November, in results announced at the regular South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA) Board meeting. Last month, the Port of Charleston handled 125,780 20-foot-equivalent units (TEUs), an 11.9 percent increase from the same month last year. Gains for containers handled at the SCPA’s […]

  • 3 January 2013

    Great news for Montrose is that the Port Authority has issued a tender for the building of a new quay, 170 metres long, at the north side of the harbour. There would be 30 metres of concrete hard-standing, which would also be a heavy lift area. The estimated cost is in the region of £6 […]

  • 20 August 2012

    Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) has announced the appointment of Sipho Nzuza as Cape Town’s new Port Manager. Making the announcement at a briefing to stakeholders, TNPA Chief Executive Tau Morwe said Nzuza’s appointment was in keeping with TNPA’s organisational transformation geared to align human resources competencies to ensure delivery on Transnet’s Market Demand Strategy […]

  • 1 February 2012

    The Port of Tubarão in Vitória has received Vale Rio de Janeiro, a Very Large Ore Carrier (VLOC) which is capable of transporting 400,000 metric tons of iron ore. The docking of this vessel marks the first stage in Vale’s project in Espírito Santo to receive the world’s largest ore carriers. Vale has been studying […]

  • 10 June 2012

    According to NECN, Rhode Island Gov. Lincoln Chafee and the state’s two U.S. senators have welcomed a new 126-foot tall harbor crane to the Port of Davisville. Chafee and senators Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse announced the arrival of the new crane Friday at the port. NECN reports that the $4 million crane is capable […]

  • 10 November 2009

    Ports are to be fast-tracked through the planning process, and the framework for new port development was published yesterday in the draft ports National Policy Statement (NPS). Source: New Civil Engineer, November 10, 2009;

  • 6 December 2013

    President John Dramani Mahama on Wednesday said the Takoradi Port expansion project, which is slated to be completed in 2016 would create 3,000 jobs for all categories of workers. He said under the Chinese Development Bank loan facility, government would also embark on the Sekondi-Takoradi industrial city project, to create more job opportunities in the […]

  • 14 June 2012

    On May 24, Shanghai Zhenhua Heavy Industry Co., Ltd. (ZPMC) won the bid for the purchase contract from the Beirut Port Authority, Lebanon, involving 4 shore bridges and 12 tire cranes. Since providing port equipment for the terminal in 2003, ZPMC has delivered 11 shore bridges and 36 tire cranes. As part of its recent […]

  • 28 January 2011

    The team behind plans to dredge Falmouth harbour say the scheme remains on track despite a new study finding the project would have a … (falmouthpacket) [mappress] Source: falmouthpacket, January 28, 2011;

  • 22 November 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced yesterday $41.4 million for the Charleston Harbor Deepening Project in the Fiscal Year 19 Work Plan, funds that will further the progress of deepening the Charleston Harbor to 52 feet. “This funding is tremendous for the continued construction activities for the Charleston Harbor Deepening Project,” said Bill Stern, […]