Middle East

UK Ambassador to UAE Tours Jebel Ali Port

UK Ambassador to UAE Tours Jebel Ali Port

DP World Chairman and Chairman of Ports, Customs and Free Zone Corporation (PCFC), HE Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem, today met with the new UK Ambassador to the UAE, HE Philip Parham, to discuss trade, business and maritime issues. During the introductory meeting, Ambassador Parham was given a tour of DP World’s flagship Jebel Ali facility […]

Iran: Ports Conference Set for November

Iran: Ports Conference Set for November

The 11th International Conference on Coasts, Ports and Marine Structures is scheduled for 24-26 November 2014 in Tehran, Iran, announced icopmas.pmo.ir. ICOPMAS, as one of the oldest and the most important scientific events in Iran and the Persian Gulf region, provides an appropriate ground for exchange of the latest scientific innovations and technical executive achievements by gathering […]

Highlights of the Week – Readers’ Choice

Highlights of the Week – Readers’ Choice

DEME: Sabetta Port Project (VIDEO) Arkhangelsk Branch of Rosmorport resumed the Sabetta Port dredging work in early August, as soon as the summer navigation period commenced.   Van Oord Completes Koper Dredging The Netherlands-based company Van Oord has completed the first phase of deepening operations at the Port of Koper increasing water depth of the port’s Container […]

CAT: New HDH System for Mini Excavators

CAT: New HDH System for Mini Excavators

The five compact radius Cat® E2 Series Mini Hydraulic Excavators—303.5E2, 304E2, 305E2, 305.5E2 and 308E2—will all be produced at Caterpillar’s new 850,000 square foot facility in Athens, Georgia, USA and will also use the new High Definition Hydraulic system. The E2 models are designed to carry on the solid performance of their E Series predecessor, […]

Picture of the Day: Lusail Marina Dredging

Picture of the Day: Lusail Marina Dredging

Dredging works are still in progress at Lusail Marina. The crew of the “Seaworks-19”demonstrates the cutting head and teeth of the dredger in action.  Located in the Marina District and designed to accommodate 10-40 m yachts across 93 spacious berths, the marina is supported by state-of-the-art eco-friendly facilities. September 11, 2014

Hitachi Large Excavators for New Doha Port Project

Hitachi Large Excavators for New Doha Port Project

Two state-of-the-art Hitachi Large Excavators EX-1900-6 BH will arrive in Qatar next month to take part in the New Doha Port Project. The new port will be located to the north of Mesaieed, and will cover 20 square kilometers.  Hitachi Construction Machinery Middle East Corporation FZE dealer for Qatar, Arabian Supply Center (ASC) recently sold […]

Important Achievement for Jebel Ali Port

Important Achievement for Jebel Ali Port

Jebel Ali is the only port outside the Far East to make it into the latest Top 10 list of the world’s largest ports – an achievement DP World Chairman HE Sultan Ahmed bin Sulayem credits to Dubai’s visionary leadership in creating the infrastructure and the business environment to drive continuous growth. The latest container […]

New ECO200 Dredger from Dredge Yard

New ECO200 Dredger from Dredge Yard

Dredge Yard, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of dredging and mining equipment, took part at the “Dredging in India” conference, held in Mumbai from 3-4 September 2014, and presented its new model, the ECO200 dredger. At the event, the company’s Operations Manager, Michel Debo introduced a compact and economic cutter suction dredger, the ECO200. […]

Saudi Maritime Congress Takes Place in Dammam

Saudi Maritime Congress Takes Place in Dammam

Saudi Arabia is experiencing exponential growth in its ports and shipping sectors with a number of mega infrastructural land and sea projects planned and currently in progress, totaling US$ 30 billion within the government’s current five-year plan. To promote internal and foreign direct investment still further and to support job creation initiatives for Saudi nationals, […]

M318F and M320F Wheel Excavators Introduced

M318F and M320F Wheel Excavators Introduced

When designing the new Cat® M318F and M320F Wheel Excavators, Caterpillar solicited customer input for characteristics considered important. Heading the list were initial quality and reliability, low operating costs, operator comfort and safety, simplicity of operation and maintenance, durability, and environmental friendliness. The new models are designed around those goals, while retaining the best features […]







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