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  • 10 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) has just released more info about their $97.9 million construction contract, awarded to Callan Marine earlier this week, to complete the second phase of the four phase Corpus Christi Ship Channel Improvement Project. The project increases the channel depth from -47 feet Mean Lower Low Water (MLLW) to […]

  • 9 December 2011
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Minister of Transport, Senator Idris Umar adopted the Public Private Partnership (PPP) framework for enabling the private sector to invest in the transportation sector. At the 11th National Council of Transport in Uyo, Akwa Ibom state, the Minister restated the Government’s enormous investment in dredging of the Lower Niger. He also stressed that considerable private […]

  • 20 July 2010

    The Port of Hamburg has examined the possibility of deepening the Elbe River, following the first call of the largest containership handled… (bairdmaritime) [mappress] Source: bairdmaritime, July 20, 2010;

  • 21 October 2011

    Two critical projects in the maritime industry have come under the sledgehammer of the Federal Government, which has queried the supervisory… (nigeriadailynews) [mappress] Source: nigeriadailynews, October 21, 2011;

  • 12 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The UK Minister of State for Transport, Simon Burns, visited Jebel Ali Port and the free zone and was welcomed by H.E. Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem, Chairman, DP World. During a meeting with senior DP World executives and a tour of the port, Mr Burns was briefed on the operational efficiencies that have made Jebel […]

  • 4 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Recently, CCCC Water Transportation Consultants Co., Ltd. has won the bid for the design of the artificial river revetment of the start-up zone (business town) of the Yan’an Business District of the Dalian New Airport, with a contract value of 9.5434 million yuan and a total design period of three months. The artificial river revetment […]

  • 2 April 2012

      Baltic Container Terminal (BCT), International Container Terminal Services, Inc.’s (ICTSI) subsidiary in Poland, has signed a PLN 53.8 million (approx. US$17.3 million) agreement with the Center of European Union Transport Projects to subsidize a portion of the PLN 153 million (approx. US$49.2 million) expansion project of the terminal, which is expected to be completed […]

  • 14 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Pacific Maritime Transport Alliance (PMTA) kicks off its 40th annual conference today in Port Moresby under the theme “To improve Ports Productivity and Market Challenges”. With technical support from the Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC), members of PMTA and ports authority delegates from around the Pacific are meeting to discuss a number of […]

  • 6 February 2012

    Though Rep. John Lewis was instrumental in positioning Atlanta to receive the $47.6 million TIGER grant from the federal government to initiate the Atlanta Streetcar Project, he is unable to attend the kick-off. Rep. Lewis worked closely with MARTA , Central Atlanta Progress, and the city to guide the strategic positioning and submission of the […]

  • 16 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    Michigan Governor Rick Snyder and Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne met yesterday to discuss their ongoing partnership to grow the economy and create jobs. On behalf of the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Governors and Premiers, they released the first-ever regional strategy to jumpstart the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence maritime transportation system. The strategy’s objectives are to […]

  • 16 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Wagenborg Nedlift BV, a specialist in the area of horizontal, vertical, and special transports, is currently transporting Van Oord’s new cutter suction dredger ‘Ural River’ from Nijkerk, the Netherlands, to Bautino, Kazakhstan. The dredger consists of 14 loose items, mainly pontoons, ranging in weight from 15 till 128 tonnes (the heaviest part is the main pontoon […]

  • 10 May 2012

    The Central Government has taken various steps to increase Inland Water Transport (IWT) including development of National Waterways and providing the required inland water transport infrastructure. Further, for development of waterways of North Eastern Region, there is a central sector plan scheme under which 100% grant is provided by the Ministry of Shipping to the […]

  • 16 March 2011

    The government of HCMC has allowed the Department of Transport to put up a Soai Rap River dredging project for rebid, citing the impact… (dztimes) [mappress] Source: dztimes, March 16, 2011  

  • 1 December 2011
    Business & Finance

    After almost five years since the establishment of the company in January 2007, Cai Mep International Terminal Co., Ltd (CMIT) was today officially opened by HRH The Crown Prince of Denmark and Mr. Ngo Thinh Duc – Vice Minister of Transportation. HRH The Crown Prince of Denmark is visiting Vietnam from November 28 – December […]

  • 25 October 2011

      Research conducted by the independent research agency, NEA indicates that the northern seaports offer the most efficient route for container transport into a large part of the central European hinterland. Seven ports located in the North of Europe have four times the container throughput of the principal eleven ports competing along the Southern coastline […]

  • 2 July 2012

    With congressional passage last week of MAP-21 (Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century), the American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) says elements in the two-year, $105 billion surface transportation reauthorization bill elevate the priority of freight movement in a way that constitutes major progress in recognizing the value of America’s seaports and freight […]

  • 2 July 2012

    The Florida Ports Council released the following statement on the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives passing the transportation package. “The Florida Ports Council is encouraged by the passage of the surface transportation bill by Congress,” stated Doug Wheeler, president of the Florida Ports Council. “The included provisions such as continuation of SAFETEA-LU’s Projects of […]

  • 16 December 2011

    The Senate Committee on Marine Transport has said the concessionaires which took over the nation’s seaports have done well in the way and…   By John Iwori (thisdaylive) [mappress] Source: thisdaylive, December 16, 2011;

  • 16 September 2011

    The Ministry of Transport has clarified its stance on the alleged media report about a purported 34.8bn scam that was said to have rocked… BY JESSICA ODEMWINGIE (leadership) [mappress] Source: leadership, September 16, 2011

  • 11 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    Protection of the Western Australian coastline has been boosted with the State Government allocating more than $1 million to local authorities for urgent coastal management projects. Announcing the Coastal Adaptation and Protection (CAP) grants for 2014-15 today, Transport Minister Dean Nalder said 16 projects from Esperance to Perth would share $1,057,500 for construction, design, monitoring […]

  • 5 April 2012

    The Sierra Club is asking Gov. Rick Scott to veto two transportation bills because they would force an expedited hearing process in a legal challenge to Miami’s proposed port dredging project, reports thefloridacurrent.com. Scott has asked Florida Department of Transportation to provide $77 million for the dredging project, which would allow larger ships to gain […]

  • 8 February 2010
    Business & Finance

    Qatar Gas Transport Company Ltd. (NAKILAT) has signed a joint venture agreement with Damen Shipyards Qatar Holding B.V., a wholly owned subsidiary of Damen Shipyards Group, to jointly operate a shipbuilding facility in the Port of Ras Laffan, Qatar. [mappress] Source: MarineLink, February 7, 2010

  • 5 September 2011

    Bureau of Public Procurement, BPP, has queried the Minister of Transport and Nigerian Ports Authority, NPA, over a petition by one of the… BY GODWIN ORITSE (vanguardngr) [mappress] Source: vanguardngr, September 5, 2011;

  • 22 September 2011

    The Port of Seattle last week welcomed China’s Minister of Transport, Li Shenglin, a delegation of Ministry of Transport officials, Chinese Consul General staff, and COSCO America’s new President Liu Hanbo. The delegation visit from a high government official of China is rare, and a welcome surprise for the port. “China is the Port of […]

  • 2 March 2010
    Project & Tenders

    Abuja — Minister of Transport, Mr. Ibrahim Isa Bio yesterday gave more clarity has on the raging controversies surrounding the dredging of the Lower River Niger project, generated by the recent media reports that the Federal Government has suspended the Lower River Niger Dredging by… [mappress] Source: All Africa, March 2, 2010

  • 19 July 2011

    U.S. Congressman Chip Cravaack released the following statement about an amendment he offered earlier this week to H.R. 2354, the Energy and Water Appropriations Act for FY 2012: “On Thursday, the House was considering amendments to the Energy and Water Appropriations Act. I offered an amendment to support Great Lakes maritime transportation. It would prevent […]