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Sri Lanka: work at the Hambantota international harbour ...

The Hambantota international harbour development programme is to be expedited… Source: Sri Lanka Broadcasting ...

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Chinese firm offers to build dredgers at half the price ...

Bangalore: A Chinese shipbuilder has taken Dredging Corp. of India Ltd (DCI) and the shipping ministry by surprise ...

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Kenya and Beijing in $3.5bn port talks

Kenya’s government is in talks with Beijing over development of a multi-billion dollar port and transport ...

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CHEC (China) to build US$100mn Container Terminal in Sudan

Chinese port builder China Harbour Engineering Company (CHEC) has agreed to build a new container terminal at the ...

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Bangladesh urged Danish businesspeople to invest in ...

Commerce Minister Faruk Khan urged the Danish businesspeople to invest in dredging sector, as presently the country ...

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HollandMT and FKAB proudly announce their newly ...

At Europort 2009, HollandMT and FKAB proudly announce their newly developed range of backhoe pontoon dredgers, ...

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South Korea set to begin work on 4-river project

South Korea will start a massive project this week to refurbish the basin areas of the nation’s four major ...

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Major dredging about to begin in Morro Bay’s (USA, CA) ...

600,000 cubic meters of sand and silt will be moved over the next few months to ensure the harbor stays navigable ...

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Australia, Gold Coast: Kirra wave study to roll by end ...

THE State Government yesterday announced a study will be under way by the end of the year to find a long-term ...

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Mekong ‘key’ to Japanese plan, Tokyo pledges $5.5bn for ...

TOKYO: Japan yesterday pledged $5.5 billion in aid over three years for Southeast Asia’s five Mekong River nations, ...

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Nigeria banks on River Niger to boost commerce, navigation

LOKOJA, Nigeria — After decades of delay and wrangling by resisting riverine communities, Nigeria has launched a ...

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The Philippines signs MoU for new seaport

Filipino Senator Edgardo Angara, the Aurora Special Economic Zone (ASENA) and Rizhao Development have signed an MoU ...

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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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India: Mercator Lines plans to add six dredgers to its ...

Mercator Lines has acquired four dredgers and plans to add six more to its portfolio… Source: LiveMint, ...

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Malaysian heritage tin dredge in danger of sinking

The country’s only surviving tin dredge in Tanjung Tualang, about 60km from here, is in danger of sinking within ...

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USA: $ 41.95 Million Federal Contract Awarded to Weeks Marine

WASHINGTON, Nov. 5 — Weeks Marine Inc., Covington, La., won a $41,947,500 federal contract from the U.S. Army ...

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Seacontractors (NL) introduces ‘Speed & ...

Rotterdam, The Netherlands: Seacontractors presented ‘Speed & Stablity’, a new type of multicat… Source: ...

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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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Nexans supplies Belgium subsea cable worth € 39 million ...

Nexans has won a contract worth approximately €39m (£35m) to supply the subsea power-export cables for Phase I of ...

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$ 10 million Shore Protection Project in Florida (USA) ...

Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Co., was awarded on Nov. 3, 2009, a $10,478,880 firm-fixed-price contract for the ...

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UK: Tyne dredger guide captain ‘ over ...

A SEA captain was today accused of being drunk as he guided a massive dredger up the Tyne ahead of work on the ...

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Caddell Dry Dock (USA) gets $3.9M in funding to dispose ...

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — The Empire State Development Corporation and the Port Authority of New York and New ...

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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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Nigerian Government will build six ports in N’Delta

SIX additional ports are to be built by the Federal Government along the lower River Niger in the Niger Delta ...

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Vietnam: Major upgrade to ease HCMC-Mekong Delta traffic flow

The government has agreed to grant more than VND4 trillion (US$224 million) from the state budget for a project to ...

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Bangladesh request for Indian assistance on dredging of ...

Containerised traffic between Kolkata port and Bangladesh soon… Source: The Hindu Business Line, November 4, 2009;

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Indian govt tightens norms for new ports, harbours

In a bid to prevent further erosion along India’s coastline due to uncontrolled development, the government has ...

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