Middle East

UAE: VOSTA LMG to Take Part at SMEM Conference

UAE: VOSTA LMG to Take Part at SMEM Conference

VOSTA LMG, a leading engineering and contracting company which serves the worldwide dredging industry, will attend the Seatrade Middle East Maritime (SMEM) conference. This event will take place in the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre, from 28-30 October 2014. VOSTA LMG staff will be there to inform attendees about the company’s broad spectrum of […]

Overcoming Opposition for Dredging Projects Through Strategic Campaigning

Overcoming Opposition for Dredging Projects Through Strategic Campaigning

Al Maiorino, President of Public Strategy Group Inc., has submitted an article exclusively for Dredging Today about how dredging projects can properly combat opposition through strategic campaigning. As a vital aspect of social and economic development, dredging is essential for the successful implementation of numerous infrastructure projects. The demand for dredged materials is growing, and […]

NAWAH to Modernize Port of Basra (Iraq)

NAWAH to Modernize Port of Basra (Iraq)

NAWAH Port Management (NPM), a business unit of North America Western Asia Holdings, has entered into a formal agreement with Iraq’s Ministry of Transportation and the General Company for Ports of Iraq to quadruple the size of its terminal operations at the Port of Basra (also known as Al Maqal Port), Iraq’s historic port located […]

Top News – April 7 to 13, 2014

Top News – April 7 to 13, 2014

Dredge Yard Delivers Large Dredge Valves to Van Oord Several numbers of big sized dredge valves have been successfully handed over to Van Oord, a leading contractor in dredging, marine engineering and offshore projects.   Nautilus Minerals: First of Three SPTs Assembled (Canada) Nautilus Minerals Inc. has assembled the Bulk Cutter (BC), which is the […]

TID Conducts Training Program for Huta Marine Works

TID Conducts Training Program for Huta Marine Works

This month, the Training Institute for Dredging (TID) commenced an elaborate training program aboard several dredging vessels owned by Huta Marine Works, the leading marine contractor in Saudi Arabia. The program includes staff training and several weeks of intensive on-the-job training for the vessels’ crew members. It follows an agreement reached between Huta Marine Works […]

Israel: Officials Seek Bids for Ports of Haifa and Ashdod Dredging

Israel: Officials Seek Bids for Ports of Haifa and Ashdod Dredging

Israel Ports Development & Assets Company Ltd will soon award the Ports of Haifa and Ashdod dredging contract. The works will involve maintenance and capital dredging works in the Ports of Haifa and Ashdod, down to the design depths and below them, including Israeli Navy areas in Haifa, Ashdod and Kishon Port, and disposal of […]

IHC Merwede: Strong Order Book

IHC Merwede: Strong Order Book

IHC Merwede successfully increased its order book in 2013 across the main sectors of its business: offshore and dredging. The company received almost € 1.8 billion worth of new orders in the past year. At the end of 2013, the order book was valued at over € 1.7 billion, which is the equivalent of a […]

Minister Inaugurates Kishon River Dredging Project (Israel)

Minister Inaugurates Kishon River Dredging Project (Israel)

The dredging of the Kishon River has officially begun, with the ultimate goal of eliminating the pollution that has plagued the riverbed for decades. Israeli Environmental Protection Minister Amir Peretz inaugurated the Kishon River dredging project at a ceremony on the riverbank on Monday, April 7, 2014. The moment is an historic one that comes […]

SFTA Starts Small Boat Harbours Project in Kuwait

SFTA Starts Small Boat Harbours Project in Kuwait

KOC recently celebrated the laying of the foundation stone for the Small Boat Harbors Project which is being executed by the Turkish-based STFA Company. The Turkish President Abdullah Gul and Minister of Oil and Minister of State for National Assembly Affairs Dr. Ali Al-Omair were present at the event. CEO Hashem S. Hashem delivered a […]

Bright Future for Saudi Ports

Bright Future for Saudi Ports

Under the patronage of the Governor of Madina Province His Royal Highness Prince Faisal Bin Salman Bin Abdul Aziz, the foundation stone will be laid soon for a number of development projects that will be inaugurated in King Fahd Industrial Port Yanbu and in Yanbu Commercial Port in a total cost of more than $560 […]







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