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Bahrain: Contractors submit bids for Marsa al-Seef dredging

At least five international companies compete to build $2.5bn man-made island… Source: MEED, December 6, 2009;

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Special Coverage: Arabian dreams gone sour

Richard Henry’s sojourns in West Asia had always been jinxed. He went to Abu Dhabi in 1980 to work as a ...

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Bahrain Bay looking forward

Bahrain Bay’s CEO Bob Vincent says despite a tough year, the US $2.5 billion mega project has delivered on ...

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Saudi Aramco takes measures at the Manifa project to ...

DHAHRAN — Saudi Aramco has issued an overview of measures taken to safeguard the marine habitats close to its ...

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Egypt to expand Suez Canal entrance channel, dredging ...

THE Egyptian government is proposing a new entrance channel to the Suez Canal, in the hope of easing access to Port ...

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Lebanon artificial island development unfazed by ...

A Beirut developer planning an $8-billion artificial island off Lebanon says it is not worried by the debt debacle ...

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DP World projects in India not affected by financial turmoil

The financial turmoil in Dubai is not going to affect the DP World projects in India, including the proposed minor ...

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India: DP World’s port bids may come under scanner

After international construction and development major Dubai World failing to repay its huge pile of debt on time, ...

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Dubai: Belgian dredge contractors have tens of ...

The two Belgian dredge contractors which built the Palm Islands and other prestigious projects have still tens of ...

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Corals relocated to clear path for dredging Saudi ...

DHAHRAN, Saudi Arabia — Saudi Arabia’s Environmental Protection Department (EPD) and the Offshore Projects ...

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Dredging companies invited to prepare bids for Bahraini ...

Global Real Estate Development Company (Gredco), a Bahraini developer, has invited companies to bid in early ...

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Van Oord (NL) not hit by Dubai World

ROTTERDAM – Bert Groothuizen, spokesman of Dredging company Van Oord said Thursday that they are not affected ...

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Boskalis (NL): not affected by problems in Dubai

AMSTERDAM – Royal Boskalis Westminster nv is not active in Dubai and is therefore not affected by the current ...

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Manara (Bahrain) awards $26m deal for Nurana waterfront ...

According to MEED (Middle East Business Intelligence) Bahrain’s local real estate developer Manara ...

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Kuwait will provide full support to Bangladesh for the ...

Kuwait yesterday assured Bangladesh to provide all necessary support for the economic development of Bangladesh and ...

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Abu Dhabi’s NMDC wins $408 mln canal contract

DUBAI – Abu Dhabi’s National Marine Dredging Co or NMDC, said Monday it won a 1.5 billion U.A.E. dirham ...

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Qatar: Qatofin inauguration, Archirodon responsible for ...

Qatofin inauguration to give exports a fillip… Source: Gulf Times, November 19, 2009;

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Abu Dhabi, UAE: ADNOC awards US$ 639 million dredging ...

Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) has awarded a Dh2.3 billion (US$639 million) contract to National Marine ...

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Dubai and Aden Port Development Company plans Aden ...

Prime Minister Ali Mujawar got acquainted on Wednesday with the work progress in Aden Container Terminal (ACT) in ...

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Saudi Kingdom gears up to receive Al-Sakab, biggest ...

Mighty boost to Saudi construction capability… Source: Arab News, November 8, 2009;

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Nakheel (UAE) offer casts doubt on Palm Jebel Ali project

Nakheel has offered investors in the stalled Palm Jebel Ali development alternative homes on other projects, ...

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UAE: DP World postpones Jebel Ali’s 3rd Terminal ...

DP world has decided to postpone implementation of a 3rd terminal in Jebel Ali till 2013… Source: Port ...

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Gulf States’ $40Bln Port Plans Face Econ Head Winds

DUBAI (Zawya Dow Jones)–Plans to invest almost $40 billion to triple port capacity across the oil-rich ...

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Dubai’s World Islands development to start next month

Construction of the first of The World islands, situated off Dubai’s coast, is expected to start as early as next ...

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National Marine Dredging (UAE) wins Zadco islands ...

National Marine Dredging (UAE) wins Zadco islands reclamation deal as part of a scheme to boost production at the ...

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Nile Delta: ‘We are going underwater. The sea ...

The Nile Delta is under threat from rising sea levels. Without the food it produces, Egypt faces catastrophe. More: ...

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Taming the River (EG)

Despite the cost benefits, from the 1990s onwards, river maintenance was not a priority — dredging and preparing ...

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