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  • 19 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Northern Territory Environment Protection Authority (NT EPA) has considered the Port Melville development project and decided that no further assessment is required under the Environmental Assessment Act. Chair of the NT EPA, Bill Freeland, said that the determination comes after a detailed consideration of the port components, including those yet to be constructed in […]

  • 21 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    At the annual Brunswick State of the Port event Tuesday, Georgia Ports Authority Executive Director, Curtis Foltz, discussed an ambitious capital improvement plan for Brunswick terminals. “In order to ensure efficient processing of cargo, our capacity must remain higher than current demand,” Foltz said. “To that end, we will be improving Brunswick facilities serving each […]

  • 13 January 2016
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance

    The Development Bank of Japan (DBJ) and Japan Wind Development (JWD) are planning to establish a JPY 50 billion (USD 423 million) fund to finance large-scale wind power generation projects, DBJ said in a statement. The fund, provisionally named Japan Wind Development Co., Ltd., is a 50:50 joint venture between DBJ and JWD, and it will […]

  • 24 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Board of Directors for the Cleveland-Cuyahoga County Port Authority met this week and approved a series of critical investments ($7.9 million, funded fully through grants and forgivable loans) in its docks and maritime capacity that will better position the Port with shippers and operate in a more green, efficient manner. “Business at the Port is as […]

  • 17 October 2016

    Sevan Drilling, an Oslo-listed drilling contractor, has decided to delay the delivery of the Sevan Developer drilling rig once again. The handover of the rig, which was originally scheduled for delivery in 2014, has now been postponed to April 15, 2017. This means Sevan Drilling Ltd and China’s rig builder Cosco have agreed to exercise the […]

  • 18 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Georgia Ports Authority board has approved $141.8 million in capital improvements with passage of its fiscal year 2016 budget. To upgrade existing assets, the board allocated $33.4 million to improve power infrastructure for cranes, paving, increased rail capacity and other terminal improvements at the ports of Savannah and Brunswick. Another $83.4 million will go […]

  • 18 November 2016

    Following Japan s 2011 Fukushima disaster, the German government decided to move away from largely nuclear power and carbon-based energy toward clean renewables such as wind, solar, biomass and hydropower. Offshore wind energy will play a great role in this transition. Last year alone Germany connected 2,282.4MW of new offshore wind power capacity representing 75.4 […]

  • 7 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    Aberdeen-based floating production solutions specialist Amplus Energy Services has been awarded a multi-million-dollar contract to re-evaluate the development of marginal fields in Angola.

  • 6 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    The American Association of Port Authorities’ (AAPA) 2013 Maritime Economic Development Workshop to be held in Chicago, June 27-28, will explore the factors driving today’s investments in seaport and related infrastructure. Program speakers will analyze the risks and rewards for undertaking such investments, reveal how capital improvements propel business development decisions, and discuss what influences […]

  • 26 April 2005

    Bids for dredging to deepen the Columbia River shipping channel are running higher than predicted, with the lowest coming in 69 percent above government estimates. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers had hoped to save money by contracting out the job of deepening the first 25 miles of the 103-mile stretch by three feet and […]

  • 28 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation (SMBC) have signed an agreement to provide the co-advisory services to the East Container Terminal (ECT) of Colombo Port in Sri Lanka. SMBC will join ADB’s ongoing advisory services for ECT as co-adviser in relation to preparing, structuring and procuring the $500 million project, which […]

  • 5 April 2006

    The U.S. needs a cheaper way to build new ships in small quantities, Navy secretary Donald Winter said Tuesday. Winter said the Navy needs to provide more stability for shipyards, while industry needs to improve its balance of long-term planning and short-term

  • 21 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Mongla Port Authority has adopted a master plan for the development of the country’s second largest port that will be implemented within the 2021 strategy, according to the government’s announcement. The officials said that the authorities have already undertaken a scheme to rebuild No-2 and No-4 jetties of Mongla Port which have been lying incomplete […]

  • 3 April 2020
    Human Capital

    Service provider for the international marine energy sector Dutch Marine Energy Center (DMEC) is looking for a project developer innovation. DMEC delivers a suite of technical and commercial services to companies covering the entire product development life cycle; from initial product design towards the realisation of national and international commercial projects. To implement joint innovation […]

  • 23 August 2012
    Business & Finance

    BMT Asia Pacific, a subsidiary of BMT Group Ltd, the international design, engineering and risk management consultancy, has announced its latest project providing port planning consultancy for Malaysia-based, diversified multinational, Sime Darby Berhad. BMT developed a strategic master plan for the development of Weifang Port, located in the Shandong Province, China, covering economic, technical and […]

  • 10 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    Hawke’s Bay Regional Council said in its latest release that the Napier Port Board has approved the business case for investment in the development of a new wharf – 6 Wharf, subject to funding confirmation. The business case approved by the Napier Port Board includes an updated estimate of the projected investment required of approximately […]

  • 18 March 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    S.C. Ports Authority (SCPA) announced yesterday that construction work on the Hugh K. Leatherman Terminal’s new wharf is about 80% complete as construction progresses on Phase One of the new container terminal. The country’s newest container terminal, the Hugh K. Leatherman Terminal , is on track to open in March 2021 as construction advances in early 2020. […]

  • 13 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    Boat launching and retrieval waiting times during peak periods at Two Rocks Marina will be reduced with the recent completion of a new 18 meter landing pontoon at the facility. Department of Transport (DoT) Director Project Delivery Cameron Smith said that the new 18 meter pontoon, located 75 meters north of the recently expanded boat […]

  • 20 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Liberal National Government has completed a $3.8 million reconstruction of the biggest jetty at Fremantle Fishing Boat Harbor. Transport Minister Bill Marmion said that the two-year improvement project had transformed Jetty 2 and was an important part of the harbor’s ongoing jetty replacement program. “The project involved a partial demolition, piling work and implementation […]

  • 3 January 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) has released in its latest Terra et Aqua an article named ‘Towards Sustainable Port Development’. In the paper, University of Antwerp professor, Patrick Meire, and researchers Annelies Boerema and Katrien Van Der Biest identify and evaluate a broad range of effects of port development for society, marking the first step towards […]

  • 16 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Teignmouth last week hosted Anne Marie Morris, MP for Newton Abbot, for an exclusive tour of the port to find out more about its history and operations. During the visit, the local MP was given a presentation by the Port Manager, Alex Chinchen on how port facilities and safety procedures have evolved […]

  • 24 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Town of Beaufort, NC, will host a public meeting today from 6-7:30 p.m. at the NOAA Beaufort Lab Auditorium, 101 Pivers Island Rd, Beaufort. According to the official announcement, the purpose of this meeting is to share information about safety and environmental problems in Taylor’s Creek and to get feedback from Town of Beaufort […]