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Port, Harbour & Marine Construction

Germans plough millions into North Sea ports
The German coastal state of Lower Saxony says it is ploughing €57 million into infrastructure development in its North Sea ports this year and spending another €33 million on maintaining existing facilities. 20 Mar 2017 - Maritime Journal
MoorMaster at Helsinki
A state-of-the-art automated docking system has been installed in the new West Terminal 2 at Helsinki, Finland and it will be used to speed up the berthing of a new ferry. 03 Mar 2017 - Maritime Journal
Wismar expansion project takes shape
A 332 m long sheet pile wall was nearing completion in the German Baltic seaport of Wismar in March as the foundation of a quay for big ships on the outer rim of a new €31 million multi-functional terminal. 03 Mar 2017 - Maritime Journal
Magdeburg gets €40 million reboot
Magdeburg – Germany’s second biggest inland port serving the Elbe River region – is to get a €40 million revamp to link it further to the inland canal network and make it independent of Elbe water levels. 03 Mar 2017 - Maritime Journal
Helsinki West Terminal 2
Finland’s Port of Helsinki Ltd's West Terminal 2 in the West Harbour was opened to passengers on the morning of 27 February 2017. Walking distances to the ships are now shorter and those traveling by car will be served by a faster check-in system. 02 Mar 2017 - Maritime Journal
New cruise terminal at Gothenburg
This year will be the final season in which cruise ships can dock at Frihamnen, the terminal for smaller cruise ships in the Swedish port of Gothenburg. 07 Feb 2017 - Maritime Journal
Iceland's Finnafjord port inches closer
Bremenports has become a development partner for the new Finnafjord port project in Iceland, edging the project a little closer to realisation. 01 Feb 2017 - Maritime Journal
Marseille Fos 2016 results
French port Marseille Fos has revealed its annual results which shows its total cargo for 2016 was 18m tonnes which is on a par with its 2015 throughput. 31 Jan 2017 - Maritime Journal
Great Yarmouth outer harbour developments
Construction works to enhance the port infrastructure at Great Yarmouth outer harbour for several high profile offshore wind projects have begun. A multi-million-pound co-investment has been agreed for The UK North Sea port to support the construction of primary infrastructure and ground works for the Galloper Wind Farm and East Anglia ONE Wind Farm projects. 31 Jan 2017 - Maritime Journal
Fourth berth for Heysham
Peel Ports, the owner of the Port of Heysham, UK is planning a £10 million investment in the port that will create a fourth berth for freight and passenger traffic and help operators to respond more effectively to growing demand. 31 Jan 2017 - Maritime Journal
Cuxhaven develops €100 million Gateway
Cuxhaven’s historic Alter Fischereihafen has been sold by German port authorities to local developers who expect to invest €100 million and turn it into a centre for tourists and cruise ship visitors. 27 Jan 2017 - Maritime Journal
Turning basin improves port access
Construction of a 165m wide turning basin is under way on the Hunte River upstream from Bremerhaven to strengthen and speed up ship access and handling in the busy inland German port of Oldenburg. 27 Jan 2017 - Maritime Journal
Three-pronged expansion plans for Valencia
The Port Authority of Valencia has announced a major investment plan to expand the port facilities. Three harbours come under the umbrella of the Spanish port; Valencia itself, Sagunto a few miles to the north and Gandia a few miles to the south. 18 Jan 2017 - Maritime Journal
Contract signed for Nigg Bay development
A major milestone has taken place in the development of Nigg Bay as a significant expansion of the harbour facilities at Aberdeen, UK, with the signing of a contract for the construction work. 10 Jan 2017 - Maritime Journal
Gdansk inner port improvements
The EU has awarded grants to the Port of Gdansk in Poland totalling more than €140 million for three major projects at the port. Two of these projects are to improve road and rail transport links but the third will be a major upgrading of the Inner Port including deepening of the fairway and quay upgrades. 12 Dec 2016 - Maritime Journal
Emden projects boost port clout
The German North Sea port of Emden has completed one major €6.2 million modernisation project and is on track to complete a second in a bid to boost cargo handling and improve ship access. 26 Oct 2016 - Maritime Journal
Expansion at Kalundborg
Plans are well advanced for work to start at the Danish port of Kalundborg on a major investment that will see a new container terminal and industry hub developed on the south side of the harbour. 25 Oct 2016 - Maritime Journal
New cruise terminal at Piraeus
A new cruise terminal at the Greek port of Piraeus has been officially opened adding to the array of cruise terminals in this busy port. 19 Oct 2016 - Maritime Journal
Peterhead development
Scotland, UK's Peterhead Port Authority has awarded the contract for the Peterhead Scheme 2 project to a joint venture partnership between contractors McLaughin & Harvey and Boskalis Westminster. 10 Oct 2016 - Maritime Journal
Stockholm's Norvik port gets go-ahead
Following two positive court rulings the planned new container and ro-ro port at Norvik near Stockholm, Sweden can start construction. Located at Nynäshamn this new port has deep water access and will enable the port to cope with the increase in both container and ro-ro numbers that the port is experiencing. 07 Oct 2016 - Maritime Journal