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  • 12 December 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Bangladesh owned water development board has invited an international tender for procurement of 500 mm diameter discharge cutter suction dredgers and ancillary crafts (2 sets). Tender security amount is US$ 430,000.00. The deadline for this tender is December 31, 2012. More info [mappress] Dredging Today Staff, December 12, 2012  

  • 15 August 2012

    President Aquino has approved the implementation of high priority and high impact flood control projects. These projects include: – the repair of breached dikes, – upgrading of aging pumping stations, – clearing of clogged waterways. Aquino expects that the projects, which will initially cost some P5 billion, will be finished in a year’s time, according […]

  • 24 June 2012

    West Jakarta Public Works Sub-Department’s attention in overcoming flood is still low, reports beritajakarta.com. The dredging project on the Jl Raya Kapukhas water channel has been carried out from May but now it is on hold. “Initially, related units promised to finish the project in November 2011, but now it is still ignored,”, said Chief […]

  • 2 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    The 4th Annual Conference on Dredging in India named Trends and Outlook – Challenges and Opportunities, is scheduled for September 5-6,2013, in ITC Maratha, Mumbai. The mission of the conference is to highlight the key trends and opportunities in the dredging sector. The conference will focus on strategies and solutions to meet the future dredging […]

  • 20 September 2013

    Officials in many localities nationwide are preparing to encounter flooding situations, as it has been forecast that the depression in the South China Sea will trigger continuous heavy raining in Thailand. Deputy Prime Minister Plodprasop Suraswadi on Thursday visited Ayutthaya to evaluate the water situation in the province, which was heavily afflicted by the great […]

  • 3 September 2013
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Maguindanao Governor Esmael Mangudadatu expects more scholars under the provincial government’s MagPEACE scholarship program. Mangudadatu on Monday declared the provincial government’s continued support to the scholarship program. Mangudadatu said included in the proposed loan were allotments of P200-M for a palm oil processing plant and P100-M to purchase a dredging machine needed to address problems […]

  • 11 January 2013

    Headquarters of the Goa Naval Area has announced tender for the maintenance dredging works at the approaches to IN Jetty and at IN Jetty, Chicalim, Goa. The contractors should have considerable past experience in dredging work and should have successfully completed requisite value works. The deadline for this tender is January 22, 2013. [mappress] Dredging […]

  • 25 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Rewa River re-dredging project has been postponed for the next one or two years, reports fbc.com. The main reason for the changing of the original dredging plan is money. The Rewa River dredging funds have been diverted for the re-dredging of the Ba River. Regarding this issue, Commissioner Central Lieutenant Colonel Bale Tuitubou, stated: […]

  • 29 May 2012

      The Board of Directors of Dredging Corporation of India Ltd at its meeting held on May 28, 2012, considering the massive capital commitments underway towards procurement of three Trailer Suction Hopper Dredgers amounting to about Rs. 1500 Cr., for which orders have been placed and in the interest of the future growth of the […]

  • 22 May 2012

    ABC reports that the Queensland government in Australia is to trial a sand bypass system to try and open up Mooloolaba Harbour on the Sunshine Coast. “The dredger Port Frederick is here to remove the entire sandbar and down to a depth greater than before,” stated Coast Guard Mooloolaba spokesman John Annabell. “This is going […]

  • 31 January 2012

    The Bangladesh’s leading shipyards recently have been awarded contracts for the construction of six dredgers. Details: – Karnaphuli Ship Builders Limited (KSBL) – 3 dredgers, – Ananda Shipyard and Slipways Limited – 2 dredgers, – Western Marine – 1 dredger. Also, the officials have decided to procure 10 more dredgers for capital dredging projects on […]

  • 12 January 2012

    Yesterday, Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra travelled to Transport Ministry to assign relevant agencies to carry out a number of flood-related policies. Ms. Yingluck instructed that all parties should collaborate with one another in the same direction for the benefit of the nation and its people. The meeting was attended by Transport Minister Sukampon Suwannathat, Deputy […]

  • 3 January 2012

    The festive holiday mood is over as Jakartans are told to prepare for possible flooding. The Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics …   By Andreas D. Arditya (thejakartapost) [mappress] Source: thejakartapost, January 3, 2012;

  • 19 December 2011

    The shipping ministry has written to all coastal state governments to identify land for setting up major ports, shipbuilding yards or …   By T E Narasimhan (business-standard) [mappress] Source:business-standard , December 19, 2011;

  • 13 December 2011

    Indonesia’s disaster management officials warn severe flooding may hit the capital Jakarta this rainy season, as more than 26,000 health,…   (irinnews) [mappress] Source: irinnews, December 13, 2011;

  • 25 April 2012

    As beritajakarta.com reports, the local Water Management Public Works Sub-Department dredged some water channels in South Jakarta due to those channels are filled by trashes and mud. This dredging was conducted in 10 sub-districts, such as Jl Salihara Pasarminggu, Jl Lebak Bulus 3, Jl Iskandar Muda, along Jl TB Simatupang and around Hinda Tebet Park. […]

  • 6 February 2012

    Krishnapatnam Port in its quest to be the best port in India has increased its draft to 18 meters. With this measure, the Krishnapatnam Port now has become the deepest draft port in India. Krishnapatnam Port Container Terminal has now handled in excess of 24,000 TEU. The port has 3 cutter suction dredgers and 3 […]

  • 1 December 2011

    Brunei must move away from traditional approaches to flood management such as deepening and widening rivers as they are no longer …   (bt) [mappress] Source: bt, December 1, 2011;

  • 21 November 2011

      Dredging is a dirty word ever since the spectacular failure of India’s Sethusa­mudram ship channel project on the east coast. After spending… By Anto T Joseph (mydigitalfc) [mappress] Source: mydigitalfc, November 21, 2011; Image: dci

  • 9 May 2011

    Authorities are rushing to clear snarled shipping traffic and prevent accidents along the drought-stricken Yangtze River, a key route to fas… (chinadaily) [mappress] Source: chinadaily, May 9, 2011;

  • 6 May 2011

    A huge backlog of ports, especially roll on/roll off (RORO)-capable docks, has gravely jeopardized economic and social reforms that the Aqui… By BEN R. ROSARIO (mb) [mappress] Source: mb, May 6, 2011;

  • 10 October 2011

    A large number of people including members of political parties, socio-cultural organisations and professionals observed a token hunger … (thedailystar) [mappress] Source: thedailystar, October 10, 2011;

  • 14 May 2012

    A further discarding of two tonnes of diseased Gladstone fish by the Brisbane Raptis Fish Market confirms that the government is on the wrong course in its management of Gladstone Harbour. The local Gladstone fish market has been warning of the ongoing problems in the harbour for a year now. It discarded 600 tonnes of […]

  • 15 November 2010
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Corporation has announced its results for the quarter ended September 2010. It has reported net profit at Rs 2.9 crore as against… (moneycontrol) [mappress] Source: moneycontrol, November 15, 2010

  • 14 October 2010

    Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore informs the shipping, harbour craft and pleasure craft communities in Singapore’s waters that reclamation work at Tuas View extension kicks off. The reclamation works will involve dredging by cutter suction dredger ( CSD ), trailer-suction-hopper-dredger ( TSHD ) and hopper barges. Shore protection works will be carried out by […]

  • 17 December 2009

    TAIPEI, Taiwan — As the useful lives of southern reservoirs are threatened by the accumulation of typhoon-induced silt deposits, the Water Resource Agency (WRA) and related officials have put their heads together to find the best method for excavating sediment from the dams, and in turn provide sustainable reservoir management for the future… Source: The […]