South & Central Asia

Cochin Port Unveils Two Mega Projects

Cochin Port Unveils Two Mega Projects

Cochin Port, an all-weather natural Port located strategically close to the busiest international sea routes, has presented the “Outer Harbor Project”. Conceptual studies through IIT, Madras and CWPRS, Pune show that the development of an Outer Harbor is technically feasible. Cochin Port had prepared a Feasibility Report for the Outer Harbor project through the Consultants […]

Bangladesh Delta Plan Formulation Project Launched

Bangladesh Delta Plan Formulation Project Launched

Planning Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal formally launched the Bangladesh Delta Plan Formulation Project in Dhaka on 27 August 2014. The launching ceremony was organized by the General Economics Division of the Planning Commission of the Government of Bangladesh. In addition to representatives of various government ministries and agencies of Bangladesh, the Government of the Netherlands, […]

Van Oord: New SRI Vessel for Offshore Division

Van Oord: New SRI Vessel for Offshore Division

Van Oord has ordered a new subsea rock installation vessel. Sinopacific Shipbuilding Group Shanghai will build the vessel at its Ningbo yard in China. The vessel will be delivered in 2016. Subsea rock installation is a proven technique for the protection and stabilisation of offshore structures and pipelines, and is one of Van Oord’s main activities […]

Canal Dredging Continues in Bangkok

Canal Dredging Continues in Bangkok

The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) has continued its city-wide dredging to ensure the effectiveness of all sewage and drainage systems and prevent flooding. Deputy Permanent Secretary for the BMA Sanya Chenimit said that, so far, around 94% of canals and sewages have been dredged in a move to prevent floods in the city. On Saturday, […]

CCCC Shanghai Dredging Nabs Jiangsu Reclamation Contract

CCCC Shanghai Dredging Nabs Jiangsu Reclamation Contract

CCCC Shanghai Dredging Co., Ltd. has recently won the bid for Lot SJ-SG-2 of the EPC cofferdam and reclamation project of the break bulk yard, the 2# and 3# break bulk yard and the tubing trade center in Basin 1 of Xuwei zone of Lianyungang Port in Jiangsu Province, as well as the backfill works […]

Top News – August 25 to 31, 2014

Top News – August 25 to 31, 2014

Royal IHC Starts Building EasydredgeTM 2700 for Stock Royal IHC is constructing the first vessel in its range of competitively priced standard trailing suction hopper dredgers (TSHD). It has started to build the Easydredge™ 2700 for stock in response to the increasing global demand for TSHDs with an extremely short delivery time.    Infrastructure Technology Development Award […]

Officials to Discuss Han River Development

Officials to Discuss Han River Development

Deputy Prime Minister of Economy Choi Kyung-hwan will have a one-on-one meeting with Seoul mayor Park Won-soon next week, according to the country’s Strategy and Finance Ministry. The leaders will have a breakfast meeting at the Seoul Press Center on Monday and they will discuss the Han River development issue and ways to promote cooperation between […]

UPDATE: Four Abducted Workers Released in Nigeria

UPDATE: Four Abducted Workers Released in Nigeria

Four Nigerian nationals, attached to Setraco Nigeria Ltd., who were kidnapped by unknown gunmen from the dredging site along the Nembe waterways on Saturday (August 16th) are free at last. Spokesman of the Bayelsa State Police Command, Mr.Alex Akhigbe, confirmed yesterday to the NGR Guardian news site that after ten days of captivity, four dredging […]

DP World: Strong Financial Results in 2014

DP World: Strong Financial Results in 2014

Global marine terminal operator DP World announced strong financial results from its global portfolio of marine terminals for the six months to 30 June 2014, delivering profit attributable to owners of the Company before separately disclosed items of $332 million, 40.8% ahead of the first half of 2013 on a like-for-like basis. Revenue of $1,659 […]

Ackermans & van Haaren Posts 2014 Half-Year Results

Ackermans & van Haaren Posts 2014 Half-Year Results

Ackermans & van Haaren realized a net profit in the first half of 2014 of 96.4 million euros, an increase by 1.6 million euros (+1.6%) over last year. The increase of the half-year profit is primarily thanks to a substantial improvement (+31.9 million euros) in the result of the participations, amounting to 96.0 million euros […]







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