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  • 20 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    MMA Offshore has won a contract with a top tier construction contractor to support foundation installation for an offshore wind farm project off the coast of Taiwan. Commenting the latest news, MMA Managing Director, David Ross, said: “Expanding our service offering into supporting the renewable sector is a key step in executing our growth strategy.”  […]

  • 6 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    A Malaysian-Taiwanese joint-venture firm, owned 70% by Gamuda Bhd, has won a $227 million contract to construct a seawall and dike project in Taiwan. According to the Gamuda’s latest release, the five-year contract was awarded by Port of Keelung, Taiwan International Ports Corp Ltd, a Taiwan state-owned ports operation company. The remaining 30% stake in […]

  • 10 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway Association (AIWA) Board of Directors traveled to Washington, D.C. last month to advocate on behalf of the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway (AIWW). The trip included twelve meetings with Congressional offices and staff from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) to discuss the Association’s legislative priorities for 2019. “Our visits were well […]

  • 5 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    ETHPE Contracting has won a contract from the United Arab Emirates Ministry of Climate Change and Environment (MOCCAE) for a landfill rehabilitation project in the northern emirate of Umm Al Qaiwain. His Excellency Sultan Alwan Al Habsi, Assistant Undersecretary for the Regions Sector at MOCCAE, and Abdul Baqi Talif, Chairman of ETHPE Contracting, signed the […]

  • 11 December 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Van Oord has completed the expansion of the Port of Kaohsiung eight months ahead of schedule, reported the company on its website. The client, Taiwan International Ports Corporation (TIPC), awarded the contract in 2015. In less than two years, trailing suction hopper dredgers Vox Máxima, Volvox Terranova, and Rotterdam created 250 hectares of new land for the […]

  • 7 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Global subsea excavation specialist James Fisher Subsea Excavation (JFSE), a part of James Fisher and Sons plc, has completed its first project in Taiwan. For this job, the company deployed the shallow draft Twin R2000 tool to de-bury and retrench a cable for maintenance as part of the prominent Formosa 1 windfarm development for its […]

  • 23 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Since early 2016, Van Oord has been working on one of Taiwan’s largest land reclamation projects, the Port of Kaohsiung expansion scheme. The port, largest and most important in Taiwan, each year welcomes more than 10 million containers, which are transshipped through this port. In the past, the port has been expanded inland several times in […]

  • 9 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Van Oord is currently working on the construction of Kaohsiung Intercontinental Container Center Phase II in Taiwan. The Port of Kaohsiung, largest and most important port in Taiwan, each year welcomes more than 10 million containers, which are transshipped through this port. But the existing port and its industries are too close to the city. The port […]

  • 13 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Van Oord, a Rotterdam based contractor specializing in dredging, marine engineering and offshore projects, has been awarded the dredging contract for the Kaohsiung Intercontinental Container Center Phase II in Taiwan. The client is the Port of Kaohsiung, Taiwan International Ports Corporation (TIPC) with the contract value amounts to approximately EUR 130 million. The preparations have already […]

  • 29 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Renowned Japanese management consultant Kenichi Ohmae made the suggestion in 2009 that the development of Port of Kaohsiung should be divided into inner harbor and outer port, and the inner harbor should develop leisure tourism while the outer port should be a container port. Citing Port of Yokohama in Japan as an example, he said […]

  • 18 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    The annual meeting of the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway Association AIWA 2013, named “Building Partnerships to Maintain the Nation’s Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway”, is scheduled for November 21 and 22, 2013, in Charleston, SC. The agenda topics include: • Corps of Engineers Civil Works Program and waterway maintenance update non-federal funding support for waterway maintenance; • A […]

  • 21 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The annual meeting of the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway Association AIWA 2013, named “Building Partnerships to Maintain the Nation’s Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway”, is scheduled for November 21 and 22, 2013, in Charleston, SC. The agenda topics include: • Corps of Engineers Civil Works Program and waterway maintenance update non-federal funding support for waterway maintenance; • A […]

  • 8 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The annual meeting of the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway Association AIWA 2013, named “Building Partnerships to Maintain the Nation’s Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway”, is scheduled for November 21 and 22, 2013, in Charleston, SC. The agenda topics include: • Corps of Engineers Civil Works Program and waterway maintenance update non-federal funding support for waterway maintenance; • A […]

  • 12 July 2013

    On Thursday July 4th, Ching Fu Shipbuilding Ltd. relaunched the 2400 m3 Trailing Suction Hopper Dredger from dry dock. After the official launching from slipway on April 15th, the TSHD was temporarily dry-docked to complete the hull outfitting and paint work. On the same day of relaunching the name of the dredger was revealed: KAO […]

  • 16 April 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Yesterday, the Ching Fu Shipbuilding launched a 2400 m3 Trailing Suction Hopper Dredger (TSHD). The vessel has been ordered by Kaohsiung Harbor Bureau (KHB) and will be used for daily maintenance of Kaohsiung port. The main particulars of the vessel are as follows: L.o.a – 83.3 m; L.p.p. – 75.0 m; Breadth Moulded – 15.9 […]

  • 2 January 2013

    The Taipei City Government has denied allegation that the filler materials being used in a land reclamation project at the Port of Taipei are likely to be pollutans, according to focustaiwan.tw. The city’s Department of Environmental Protection said it subjects the waste to a variety of inspections, including sample tests for heavy metal residue, before […]

  • 22 November 2012

    6th Container Terminal Wharves 108 and 109, part of Port of Kaohsiung’s new Intercontinental Container Terminal (ICT) complex, began formal operations in January 2011. Handling a combined 1.06 million TEU in 2011, the two wharves have already handled 0.72 million TEU as of the end of August this year (2012). Phase-2 projects now under construction […]

  • 16 November 2012

    The state-run Taiwan International Ports Corporation (TIPC) signed agreements Friday with 18 local companies that have pledged to invest a combined total of NT$55.4 billion (US$1.89 billion) in major harbors in Taiwan. TIPC said the investments are expected to create about 5,600 jobs and generate NT$30.6 billion in tax revenue for the government over the […]

  • 25 October 2012

    The government-operated Taiwan International Ports Corp. hopes to spark investment momentum by pouring about NT$66 billion within five years into the building of international cruise terminals in Keelung and Kaohsiung as well as other construction at the island’s harbors, all with the aim of providing for the development of the passenger-ship and tourism businesses and […]

  • 3 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    Premier Sean Chen yesterday directed the Ministry of Transportation and Communications (MOTC) to work with Taiwan International Ports Corporation (TIPC) in implementing a five-year plan to renovate commercial ports and harbors and coordinate cross-ministry efforts to contribute to this program. The premier said this after hearing the MOTC’s briefing on the program, which he said […]

  • 26 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    Under a Major Port Construction for International Harbour programme created by the Ministry of Transportation and Communications (MOTC), the Taiwan Government has unveiled plans to invest TW$65.97bn ($2.2bn) over the next five years in several port projects. According to ship-technology.com, these investments will be used for: – the second stage construction on the Intercontinental Container […]

  • 16 August 2012

    The Council for Economic Planning and Development (CEPD) of the ROC approved a US$2.2 billion expansion plan on August 6th for Taiwan’s international ports. The budget was submitted by the ports’ parent company, Taiwan International Ports Corporation (TIPC). According to TIPC’s 5-year development program, much of the investment will be used in the upgrade of […]

  • 14 August 2012
    Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    FKAB secured a contract for the design of a 2,400m³ trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) for the Taiwanese Kaohsiung Harbour Authority which will be built at Taiwan’s Ching Fu Shipyard. FKAB Sweden performed basic drawings, FKAB China office will carry out detail and production design with Nupas-Cadmatic. Even though FKAB has had Nupas-Cadmatic licenses for […]

  • 7 August 2012

    According to the ROC Council for Economic Planning and Development (CEPD), the Taiwan’s international ports are set for large-scale expansion under a five-year program. “The project will play a key role in the sustainable development of the facilities by significantly increasing operating capabilities and extending economic reach,” a CEPD official said. The plan will add […]

  • 23 July 2012

    Six Chinese deckhands on a sand dredger have been arrested in waters off the outlying island of Kinmen for illegal sand dredging, Kinmen Coast Guard officials said Sunday, reports focustaiwan.tw. Fujian-registered Hairun No. 99269 had trespassed into waters off northeastern Kinmen and illegally dredged sand from the seabed. Disciplinary action will be taken against the […]

  • 16 February 2012

      Minister of MND, Hua-chu Kao went to Chiayi to supervise engineer troops’ first supporting mission of the dredging project of Dabang Section, Tseng-Wen River. He urged the responsible army 52nd Engineering Troops of 10th Legion to value safety, follow disciplines and strictly abide by the standardized procedure of process, steps, essentials so they can […]

  • 11 January 2012

    The Environmental Protection Administration (EPA) recently proposed a new land reclamation project that would make use of solid waste and…   (taipeitimes) [mappress] Source: taipeitimes, January 11, 2012;

  • 6 December 2011

    A survey on the sources of sediment pollution in the Tahan River, a tributary of the Danshui River, will be launched soon as part of the …   By Zoi Wei (taiwannews) [mappress] Source: taiwannews, December 6, 2011;

  • 25 November 2011

    Henk van Schaik, a senior water expert from the Netherlands, met Changhua County Magistrate Cho Po-yuan Nov. 17 to discuss and exchange …   (focustaiwan) [mappress] Source: focustaiwan, November 25, 2011;