South & Central Asia

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 […]

Bangladesh: BWDB to Expand Its Dredging Fleet

Bangladesh: BWDB to Expand Its Dredging Fleet

The keel laying ceremony of two units of 20″ cutter suction dredgers at the Meghna Yard of Ananda Shipyard & Slipways Ltd. was held yesterday. Earlier, the Bangladesh Water Development Board (BWDB) signed two contract agreements with the joint venture organization Ellicott Dredges LLC. and Ananda Shipyard for the manufacture and supply of two sets […]

CCCC First Harbor Wins Dachanwan Port Zone Reclamation Project (China)

CCCC First Harbor Wins Dachanwan Port Zone Reclamation Project (China)

CCCC First Harbor Engineering Co., Ltd. has recently won the bid for the soft foundation treatment of the reclamation area of Dachanwan port zone in Shenzhen, with a construction period of 1,461 days. Located in the east of Phase 1 terminal of Dachanwan port zone in Xixiang Town, Baoan District, Shenzhen, with a foundation treatment […]

China: Zhuhai Port to Get New Berths

China: Zhuhai Port to Get New Berths

CCCC Fourth Harbor Engineering Co., Ltd. has recently won the bid for construction of Berths 2-7 in Phase 2 of the container terminal project in Gaolan zone of Zhuhai Port, with construction period of 48 months. The project involves construction of six professional container berths and auxiliary facilities such as three container yards, a break […]

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 […]

Thanlwin River Dredging to Boost Economy (Myanmar)

Thanlwin River Dredging to Boost Economy (Myanmar)

The Myanmar’s government is planning to dredge the mouth of the Thanlwin River to improve the navigation by deepening the estuary to accommodate the current fleet of container ships, reports Elevenmyanmar. The private sector is also becoming an increasingly important partner in this project, since the government is not able to bear all the costs […]

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 […]

CSD “Qing Jiang” Commences Dredging Operations in China

CSD “Qing Jiang” Commences Dredging Operations in China

Damen has commissioned the cutter suction dredger “Qing Jiang” in China. This dredger has been delivered to CCCC Tianjin Dredging in 2013. As Damen cutter suction dredgers can be dismounted completely, transport by sea was straightforward. All components were hoisted into the transport vessel at Rotterdam harbour, and they were discharged at Guangzhou Huangpu Old […]

Top News – March 31 to April 6, 2014

Top News – March 31 to April 6, 2014

Van Oord Nabs Surabaya Dredging Contract (Indonesia) Van Oord, a leading international contractor specialising in dredging, marine engineering and offshore projects, has been awarded a contract for dredging and maintenance work for the western access channel to the Port of Surabaya in Indonesia.   Dredger “Albatros” Delivered to Dutch Dredging After successful sea and dredging trials, […]

Indonesia: Jakarta Government Readies for Rivers Cleanup

Indonesia: Jakarta Government Readies for Rivers Cleanup

Jakarta Provincial Government plans an important river cleanup project, according to Beritajakarta. This ambitious plan includes measures to clean the garbage-choked rivers across Jakarta. The administration will place garbage traps at numerous locations in the city’s rivers, especially in flood prone areas to help reduce water pollution. The government plan also includes recruiting of people […]







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