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  • 29 September 2014
    Business & Finance

    Chinese government is set to ease restrictions on foreign investments in a number of industries, including the shipping sector, in Shanghai’s free-trade zone, The South China Morning Post reports. Earlier this month China’s Premier Li Keqiang’s said that market forces ”would be allowed to play a dominant role in the FTZ.”  Over twenty business sectors are to […]

  • 26 March 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Virginia and many of its users stand to benefit from a modification to the regional foreign trade zone that streamlines process for companies applying for FTZ status. “This is a very real tool that can be used to attract business to The Port of Virginia, Hampton Roads and the Commonwealth,” said John […]

  • 10 December 2014

    Nigeria LNG reached out to investors promoting the potential for a new dockyard in the country.

  • 16 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Nigeria’s Federal Executive Council (FEC) has formally approved the ongoing development of the Ibom Deep Seaport & Free Trade Zone in Akwa Ibom State. Felak Concept Limited (Abuja, Nigeria) and MTBS (Rotterdam, the Netherlands) are the Transaction Advisors for the project. The project is monitored by the Ministerial Project Development and Steering Committee (MPDSC). FEC […]

  • 18 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Nigeria’s Federal Executive Council has formally approved the ongoing development of the Ibom Deep Seaport & Free Trade Zone in Akwa Ibom State. The country’s President Muhammadu Buhari granted approval for the development of the project, providing the port with the official status of a Free Trade Zone. The project is monitored by the Ministerial Project Development […]

  • 13 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Virginia has just announced that they had an exceptional 2016, filled with lots of activities and great accomplishments. The port set a new annual record for container cargo volume having handled more than 2.65 million twenty-foot equivalent units, or TEUs, a 4.2 percent increase over last year’s total, they said in its […]

  • 7 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Dubai-based port and terminal operator DP World has entered into an advisory agreement with the Azerbaijan Ministry of Economy and the Port of Baku to develop a framework for the country’s Alyat Free Trade Zone. The future business hub is expected to become part of a network of economic zones in Azerbaijan, to develop the economy […]

  • 24 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Demonstrating continued investment in infrastructure improvements to better serve customers, the Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority today selected Konecranes Finland Corporation to supply four dockside electric container cranes for Wharf No. 1 at Barbours Cut Container Terminal. The Port Commission authorized negotiation of a contract with Konecranes for the equipment, which is […]

  • 19 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    United States Southeast ports are preparing for the larger vessels that will come calling when the Panama Canal’s third lock is complete in 2015. Port Miami will be the first port of call ready to extend a warm welcome to the post-Panamax ships, with improved infrastructure that will ensure reliable and improved speed to market. […]

  • 19 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    United States Southeast ports are preparing for the larger vessels that will come calling when the Panama Canal’s third lock is complete in 2015. Port Miami will be the first port of call ready to extend a warm welcome to the post-Panamax ships, with improved infrastructure that will ensure reliable and improved speed to market. […]

  • 7 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    This week in his bi-weekly constituent-friendly column, State Senator and CD-1 Republican nominee Buddy Carter takes to his pen in ‘kind of explaining, kind of shaming’ the HMT fee/tax for the Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund and the ‘mis-allocation’ of funds on the part of Congress. In this article, he discusses the problem, what Congress is […]

  • 21 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    Scandia Gear, the Dutch apparel and personal protective equipment (PPE) manufacturer and supplier, will open its offices and warehouse in Houston, Texas May 23rd. The multifunctional space includes 393 ft2 for offices, 533 ft2 for production, and 8,154 ft2 for warehousing—11,080 ft2 in total. The offices and warehouse form the hub of Scandia Gear’s operations […]

  • 23 August 2013

    Baker Botts partner Hannah Longley reviewed the growing impact Latin American countries are having and could have in the future on the development of shale gas. America’s energy consumption is forecast to grow significantly with natural gas use at 7.6 trillion ft3/d in 2012 and forecast to reach 16 trillion ft3/d in 2040. The US Energy […]

  • 8 July 2013

    China Shipbuilding Industry Corporation today announced it has secured a contract to construct two jack-up rigs for Singapore’s FTS Derricks Pte Ltd. The company said that the contract was awarded last week to its subsidiary Shanhaiguan Shipbuilding Industry. Under the agreement, the two rigs will cost $218 million each. FTS Derricks also has option for […]

  • 13 August 2012

    CBM Asia reported high final gas content values with excellent gas quality have been measured at the Kutai West Coalbed Methane Production Sharing Contract, located in East Kalimantan, Indonesia. Newton Energy Capital Limited operates the Kutai West CBM PSC, in which CBM Asia holds an 18% working interest. Contractor PT GeoServices measured the gas content […]

  • 18 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Van Oord, a Dutch contracting company that specializes in dredging and land reclamation, has selected Valeport’s SWiFT SVP for its various survey activities. The SWiFT SVP is designed to ensure a seamless workflow and has an integral GPS to geo-locate every profile. The compact unit features high accuracy sound velocity, pressure, temperature, salinity and density measurement, […]

  • 17 May 2010

    Bee Mar LLC announced recently that its latest DP-2 U. S. Flag Platform Supply Vessel (PSV), the M/V Bumble Bee, completed sea trials and entered service in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico. The announcement was made by Bee Mar president and chief executive officer Van C. DeWitt, who added, “The M/V Bumble Bee is a […]

  • 30 October 2014

    Piearidae Energy filed an application with the DOE to export gas through Canada to FTA and Non-FTA countries.

  • 24 August 2010
    Business & Finance

    HB Rentals has secured a contract for four modules offshore Norway and announced a significant investment in its fleet. HB Rentals has agreed a long-term lease contract with Prosafe to supply four 20ftx8ft A60 Zone II Norsok office modules for the Valhall platform in a £250,000 deal. The company has invested a further £500,000 in […]

  • 16 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    US FTA awards USD 32.8 million to selected ferry projects.

  • 12 May 2014
    Business & Finance

    ABB, a global leader in power and automation technology, has secured a new order to supply electric power plant and Azipod propulsion units for one icebreaker built for Finnish Transport Agency (FTA) at Arctech Helsinki Shipyard. Due for delivery in 2016 and set for operation in the Baltic Sea, the new vessel is featuring dual […]

  • 4 April 2019
    Rules & Regulation

    FTA has warned the companies involved against repeating the actions.