Contractors Selected for Peterhead Scheme 2 Project

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Scotland’s Peterhead Port Authority has awarded the contract for Peterhead Scheme 2 project to a joint ...

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MPA Awards Dredging Contract to DEME

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Belgian dredging and marine engineering group DEME has won a EUR 41 million (USD 46 million) dredging contract for ...

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Charleston Harbor Project Moves Closer to Realization

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The Charleston Harbor Deepening Project has moved closer to securing the authorization necessary to begin ...

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Pile Driving Kicks Off to Rebuild Pier at NWSA Terminal

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Contractors have begun driving piles to rebuild Pier 4 of the Northwest Seaport Alliance’s (NWSA) Husky ...

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Virginia Ports Authority Extends VIG Lease to 2065

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The Port of Virginia, one of major ports on the US East Coast, has signed a new, long-term lease for Virginia ...

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IUMI: Marine Insurance Market Faces Uncertain Future

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Global marine underwriting premiums in 2015 amounted to USD 29.9 billion, down by 10.5% compared to the 2014 ...

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Boskalis Presses On with Fleet Rationalization, Job Cuts

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Works Council of the Dutch dredging and maritime company Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. has unanimously rendered a ...

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Expansion of Ghana’s Tema Port Starts in October

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Construction works on the USD 1.5 billion Tema Port expansion project are expected to commence on October 1, 2016, ...

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CMA CGM Selects VINCI to Extend Kingston Port

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French container shipping company CMA CGM has awarded a USD 147 million contract to a joint venture consisting of ...

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Port of LA Presses On with Valero Oil Terminal Project

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The Port of Los Angeles has released an Initial Study/Notice of Preparation (IS/NOP), the first step in the ...

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Cochin Shipyard Cleared to Build USD 268 Million Drydock

Cochin Shipyard Cleared to Build USD 268 Million Drydock

India’ Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs has given its approval for construction of a new drydock within ...

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Failed Coup Will Not Delay Bosporus By-Pass Canal Plans

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The failed military coup will not delay Turkey’s plans to construct a 48-kilometer ship canal, the Kanal ...

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SHI to Enter USD 2.5 Bn FLNG Construction Project?

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South Korean shipbuilder Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) is very close to signing a USD 2.5 billion deal to ...

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Boskalis Decides to Withdraw 24 Vessels

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Dutch dredging and maritime company Boskalis has decided to take 24 vessels out of service in the 2016-2018 period ...

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Port of NY & NJ Will Be Big Ship-Ready by End of 2017

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The Port of New York and New Jersey will be able to handle 14,000 TEU vessels toward the end of 2017, officials at ...

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DP World Expands Footprint in South America

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Dubai-based port operator DP World has won a 50-year concession for the development of a greenfield multi-purpose ...

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Phase 1 of Singapore’s Mega Terminal Project Kicks Off

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Phase 1 of the Tuas Terminal project, which upon completion will boast 20 deep-water berths capable of handling ...

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US Ports Earmark USD 154.8 Bn for Port Infrastructure

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The United States ports plan to spend a whopping USD 154.8 billion on port-related infrastructure over the next ...

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All Set for Yuzhny Grain Terminal Construction

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Ukrainian Sea Ports Authority (USPA) and MV Cargo LLC, a specially formed company for the Yuzhnyi port project, ...

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Nicaragua Canal Construction Works Poised to Start in August

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The construction on the fuel terminal and a ship wharf within the USD 50-billion Nicaragua canal project is set to ...

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Port of Gothenburg to Expand in 2017

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The construction of a new terminal at the outer area of the Swedish-based Port of Gothenburg is set to commence in ...

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East Port Said Canal Inauguarted

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East Port Said’s side canal was officially inaugurated on Wednesday by the vice admiral Mohab Mameesh, head ...

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East Port Said Canal’s Inauguration Set for Wednesday

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East Port Said Canal will be officially inaugurated on the 24th of February 2016, according to Vice admiral Mohab ...

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CSCL Indian Ocean Finally Freed, Bound for Hamburg

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Mega containership CSCL Indian Ocean which has been stranded in the river Elbe for days has finally been freed by ...

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Happy New Year 2016!

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World Maritime News team wishes all our readers joyous holidays and a happy and prosperous New Year! We would also ...

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Australian Govt Gives Go Ahead to Abbot Point Mega Coal Port

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This morning the Australian Government announced the go ahead for Adani’s Abbot Point coal port on the ...

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Spotted: Isaac Newton Sails to Its Owner

Spotted Isaac Newton Sails to Its Owner

A multipurpose vessel named Isaac Newton, designed for a range of specific marine tasks and built by Croatian ...

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