Planned expansion of Slavyanka port in Russia

Korean infrastructure and engineering company Hyein E&C plans to invest an estimated USD500 million into the expansion of the Slavyanka port in the Russian Far East, the Russian Far East Investment Promotion Agency (IPA) announced […]

DEME widens Kiel Canal

Belgian-based dredging group DEME has been awarded a contract as part of a joint venture to widen a 4 km stretch of Kiel Canal in Germany. Work started in January 2020 and will run until […]

India moves closer to modernising major state-owned ports

Putting an end to protracted delays and uncertainty generated by labour pressure and wider stakeholder consultation, the Indian government has approved a long-awaited reform bill designed to revamp and modernise the country’s major public port entities. The proposal was first tabled in the […]

Offshore wind farms to be built in Japanese ports

Construction, operation and maintenance of offshore wind farms at Akita and Noshiro ports in the Akita Prefecture, Japan, is to begin this month, Marubeni Corporation, a Japanese integrated trading and business conglomerate, announced in February […]

Port Nelson rebuilds wharf

A NZD20 million (USD13.22 million) redevelopment of Port Nelson’s Main Wharf North has begun in New Zealand. The first phase of the project is to demolish the century-old wharf before replacing it with a concrete […]