Shipping Minister Inaugurates Capital Dredging Work

Bangladesh Shipping Minister Shahjahan Khan yesterday inaugurated the capital dredging work that will take place along ‘Daudkandi-Homna-Ramkrishnapur’ river routes.

According to the minister, the government will soon set up a modern river port at Daudkandi.

He also said that the country’s rivers have been losing their navigability due to negligence of the previous governments, “but the Awami League-led government is trying to restore the navigability of rivers”.

Shajahan continued by saying that the present government bought 14 dredgers between 2009 and 2013 and added the process of buying 20 more dredgers by 2019 is going on.

Besides, another 50 dredgers have already been procured under private sector,” Shahjahan Khan said, adding that the government has already procured three excavators. “The process of buying six more excavators for dredging is underway.

He concluded that the dredging work is going on, and that 1,380-km of waterways have already been dredged.

 

Share this article

Follow Dredging Today

Events>

<< Oct 2017 >>
MTWTFSS
25 26 27 28 29 30 1
2 3 4 5 6 7 8
9 10 11 12 13 14 15
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
30 31 1 2 3 4 5

CEDA Dredging Days

CEDA Dredging Days is CEDA’s trademark event and it is the primary international dredging conference in the CEDA region since many years…

read more >

The 2nd International Symposium on Land Reclamation and Ecological Restoration

The 2nd International Symposium on Land Reclamation and Ecological Restoration” will be held by China Coal Society on October 20-23 in Xi’an…

read more >

ASBPA 2017

ASBPA is the nation’s first organization to promote science-based policies for the preservation of coastal areas…

read more >

Pacific Chapter Western Dredging Association Fall 2017 Conference

Wednesday session: Corps/Industry Meeting from 1-3 PM, Ports Meeting 1-3 PM, 2017/18 Federal Dredging Program presentation from…

read more >

Jobs>

Looking to fill a job opening?

By advertising your job here, on the homepage of DredgingToday.com, you’ll reach countless professionals in the sector. For more information, click below...

apply

Looking to fill a job opening?

By advertising your job here, on the homepage of DredgingToday.com, you’ll reach countless professionals in the sector. For more information, click below...

apply

Looking to fill a job opening?

By advertising your job here, on the homepage of DredgingToday.com, you’ll reach countless professionals in the sector. For more information, click below....

apply