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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
Venice port system design awarded
The final design of the new Venice Offshore-Onshore Port System (VOOPS) has been awarded to Italian-Chinese consortium 4C3, led by the China Communication Constructions Company Group (CCCC Group). 05 Oct 2016 - Maritime Journal
Concrete drilling the E-Z way
Part of the recent Maasvlakte 2 project at Rotterdam involved a contractor drilling some 180,000 holes in concrete. It is clear that this part of the project would benefit from some level of automation. 05 Oct 2016 - Maritime Journal
Information overload
Retrieving information is becoming like finding a needle in a haystack - during a hay delivery. It’s an issue for harbour authorities because bathymetry, soil analysis, siltation data is really expensive. However, there may now be an answer. 04 Oct 2016 - Maritime Journal
New venture for Marchwood
Marchwood Military Port on Southampton Water, UK which handles global shipments supplying British troops on operations overseas and is also extensively used as a berth by the Royal Fleet Auxiliary in support of the Royal Navy, is to be run by a new private joint venture from October 1. 29 Sep 2016 - Maritime Journal
New static version of Mara Buoy
UK SME Mara Engineering for the Sea (Mara EFS) has developed a lower priced version of its Mara buoy called the Mara Buoy Static. 19 Sep 2016 - Maritime Journal