Middle East

Dredge Yard Increases Its Capacity in Turkey

Dredge Yard Increases Its Capacity in Turkey

Dredge Yard recently acquired and installed additional new machines in its facility in Turkey. This equipment, CNC vertical lathes and CNC Pattern Maker, will increase their capacity in the machining and assembly shop and to align with the capacity of the casting and fettling. Dredge Yard with its subsidiary in Izmit city in Turkey is […]

GLDD Nabs Land Reclamation Contract in Bahrain

GLDD Nabs Land Reclamation Contract in Bahrain

Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation, the largest provider of dredging services in the United States and a major provider of environmental and remediation services, announced the award of a contract valued at approximately $35 million with the Ministry of Works in Bahrain. The contract encompasses phases one and two of a development project within […]

Top News – July 14 to 20, 2014

Top News – July 14 to 20, 2014

Boskalis Consortium Bags Singapore Port Expansion Contract Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) has in consortium been awarded work associated with the expansion of the Singapore Tuas Mega Port development.    Experts Doubt Panama Canal Expansion Will Be “Game Changer” The expansion of the Panama Canal to accommodate a new generation of huge cargo ships is […]

Experts Doubt Panama Canal Expansion Will Be “Game Changer”

Experts Doubt Panama Canal Expansion Will Be “Game Changer”

The expansion of the Panama Canal to accommodate a new generation of huge cargo ships is not likely to be “a game changer” for United States ports, John Reinhart, the CEO and executive director of the Virginia Port Authority, told an international audience of maritime economists in Norfolk on Wednesday, July 16. “But we still […]

DP World Vice Chairman Visits Port of Aktau, Kazakhstan

DP World Vice Chairman Visits Port of Aktau, Kazakhstan

DP World Vice Chairman HE Jamal Majid bin Thaniah has visited the Port of Aktau to meet the Honorable Prime Minister of Kazakhstan HE Karim Masimov as part of their review of Kazakhstan’s infrastructure development at the Port of Aktau, and in Khorgos in the east of the country. A special ceremony held early this […]

ABPmer Takes Part in Jazan Development Project, Saudi Arabia

ABPmer Takes Part in Jazan Development Project, Saudi Arabia

ABPmer has been awarded a contract by the international consultancy AECOM to support the design of a fishing harbour, waterfront and beach facilities as a part of the Jazan Economic City development, Saudi Arabia. With AECOM leading the design, ABPmer is using sophisticated modelling software and detailed coastal process understanding to help optimise the scheme […]

VOSTA LMG Hands Over Efficient Dredge Ball Joints

VOSTA LMG Hands Over Efficient Dredge Ball Joints

VOSTA LMG successfully delivered Crossover ball joints to several customers in the Middle East. The Crossover ball joint is a new and efficient dredge ball joint that provides optimal flow performance. Through computational fluid dynamics (CFD) the frictional losses and turbulence have been reduced to a minimum. Conventional dredge ball joints act like a ball […]

New EC250E and EC300E Excavators from Volvo

New EC250E and EC300E Excavators from Volvo

The new Tier 4 Final/Stage IV-compliant EC250E and EC300E crawler excavators from Volvo Construction Equipment are powerful and efficient machines, designed to reduce fuel consumption and increase productivity. New Volvo EC250E and EC300E crawler excavators deliver a 5 percent improvement in fuel efficiency over past models, saving customers both time and money. This efficiency is […]

Unique System Installs Kongsberg EM 2040 Multibeam Echo Sounder on Bayanat Vessels

Unique System Installs Kongsberg EM 2040 Multibeam Echo Sounder on Bayanat Vessels

Unique System FZE has recently supported a significant hydrographic project that included the installation of Kongsberg’s EM 2040 multibeam echo sounder units for “Bayanat for Mapping & Surveying Services (Bayanat)” in 2 different vessels at Abu Dhabi, UAE. Bayanat is a wholly-owned Mubadala company that was born from the commercialization of the UAE Armed Forces […]

DP World Chairman, Maldives President Discuss Future Cooperation

DP World Chairman, Maldives President Discuss Future Cooperation

DP World Chairman HE Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem met with the Maldivian President His Excellency Abdulla Yameen Abdul ‎Gayoom and Minister of Economic Development His Excellency Mohamed Saeed, in Malé and during the meeting discussed potential areas of cooperation and ways in which economic relations could be enhanced to higher levels. The meeting, which was […]







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