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  • 2 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Bahrain’s HRH Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa has ordered the relevant authorities in the country to stop extracting sand and to prevent operations in the marine areas north of Muharraq and around the Jarada Island. According to his orders, the freezing of operations will be applicable until a study on the impact […]

  • 25 July 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) today announced a contract award by the Ministry of Works of Bahrain in relation to the North Manama Causeway. The contract carries a value of approximately EUR 70 million. The causeway forms part of the Ministry of Works strategic plan to improve the existing road network by developing new road […]

  • 21 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    Teekay has just released the latest update on their LNG import terminal project in Bahrain, located in Hidd Industrial area and aimed to help the Kingdom meet the increasing demand for gas supplies to satisfy its industrial and urban development. The terminal layout comprises of an offshore dual jetty and regasification module which is protected by […]

  • 28 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    Two days ago, at the Gulf Property Show, Bahrain Marina Development Company took the opportunity to present the masterplan for its project, the Bahrain Marina. As the lead design consultant for the project, Benoy delivered the entire 316,000m² masterplan. Bahrain Marina Development also announced the appointment of Al Hassanain Contracting Company to implement the first phase of the project. […]

  • 21 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    IQPC Middle East will be the organizer of the 5th Annual Marine & Coastal Design and Engineering Middle East Forum, set to take place in Bahrain from 25-27 April 2017. The aim of the conference is to bring together stakeholders from all marine and coastal sectors to discuss strategies that will develop the Arabian coastline through sustainable […]

  • 6 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Bahrain LNG has just announced that GS Engineering & Construction and SixConstruct will begin the offshore construction works for the Bahrain LNG import terminal this month. Construction operations will last up to February 2019, and will include a significant amount of dredging works, construction of the breakwater and ground piling works for the LNG jetty […]

  • 1 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    Bahrain Marina Development Company, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Social Insurance Organization (SIO), has awarded Al Hassanain Contracting Company the contract to execute and complete the marine works for the “Bahrain Marina” project. Aiming for completion by 2020, the planned development stretches along a pristine coastline in Manama and will comprise of the residential, entertainment, […]

  • 23 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation, the largest provider of dredging services in the United States and a major provider of environmental and remediation services, announced the award of a contract valued at approximately $35 million with the Ministry of Works in Bahrain. The contract encompasses phases one and two of a development project within […]

  • 28 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    National Marine Dredging Company (NMDC), the UAE-based firm, has won a multi-million reclamation contract as part of the projected East Sitra Town scheme.  Housing Minister Basem bin Yacoub Al-Hamer sealed the deal yesterday with NMDC Chairman Mohamed Thani Murshed Al Rumaithi. UAE Ambassador to Bahrain Mohammed Sultan Saif Al-Suweidi also attended the signing ceremony. The […]

  • 10 October 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Worldwide Power Products (WPP), a power-generation equipment provider to industrial clients worldwide, announced that WPP has delivered a rebuilt Caterpillar 3412 Marine Engine to United Dredging Company, enabling the firm’s vessel UDC Blue to resume dredging operations. The purchaser, a Kingdom of Bahrain-based enterprise specializing in dredging, reclamation and stockpiling of sand and aggregate, said […]

  • 9 August 2013

    Bahrain-based Two Seas Marine Services (TSM) has indigenously converted a bulk carrier into a sand dredger, which offers a faster, easier and cost-effective alternative to getting dredgers from Europe and elsewhere, said its managing director. “This is a first for the region and opens the doors of a multi-million dollar market for us,” Captain David […]

  • 31 July 2013
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Redwise reported the successful repositioning of three ships globally, relocating an OSV, a dredger and a landing craft. The well maintained and sturdy 1975 built dredger “Sand Weaver” recently departed from the UK port of Swansea. This after several days of vessel & voyage preparations, involving flag change and associated surveys etc. Bearing in mind […]

  • 16 June 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Several dredging components like dredge ball joints and dredge turning glands are delivered to a dredging company in Bahrain for an urgent land reclamation project, announced Dredge Yard. Bahrain is located in the heart of Arabian Gulf with both geographical access and has become famous of undergoing massive dredging and land reclamation projects. Dredge Yard […]

  • 12 June 2013
    Business & Finance

      Shura Council members yesterday reduced proposed penalties for sand dredging violations. They also restricted punishments to decision makers, after talks last week ended in a stalemate over fears that low-paid labourers could be made scapegoats. The new punishments agreed yesterday are jail plus fines of BD50,000 to BD100,000, which is more lenient than the […]

  • 4 June 2013

    A NEW law regulating the dredging of sand from the seabed stalled yesterday over fears that low-paid labourers could be made scapegoats. Shura Council members refused to approve the draft bill due to concerns that wealthy businessmen behind the illegal practice could escape punishment. It has now been referred to the council’s public utilities and […]

  • 22 March 2013

    During the first three month’s of 2013 some 13 vessels (tugs, 2 of which were towing barges, an OSV, a Landing Craft and 3 Dredgers) were mobilized and safely delivered to their new destinations under the management of Redwise Maritime Services B.V. with crewing arrangements fixed by Redwise Maritime Recruitment B.V. UDC AQUA The estuary […]

  • 12 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    A law to regulate the dredging of sand from the seabed will be introduced in Bahrain for the first time. Shura Council members who supported the bill yesterday complained the damage had already been done after years of unregulated offshore dredging. Some called for dredging companies to be forced to make backdated payments, claiming they […]

  • 22 August 2012

    The General Organisation of Sea Ports (GOP), the custodian of Bahrain’s rich maritime legacy, is gearing up to host the World Maritime Day (WMD) Parallel Event scheduled to take place on 17th and 18th October, 2012. Based on the 2012 theme – “IMO: One hundred years after the Titanic” preparations are underway to organise maritime […]

  • 14 March 2012

      The General Organisation of Sea Ports (GOP) announced that the Kingdom of Bahrain has been selected as the venue for the World Maritime Day Parallel Event 2012 by the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) Council. This high-profile event will focus on maritime-themed activities based on the 2012 theme – “IMO: One hundred years after the […]

  • 15 February 2012

    Bahrain’s pioneering $1.6bn Dilmunia Health Island took a step closer to becoming a reality today, with a call for tenders for the project’s initial infrastructure phase. The first of four infrastructure development phases, the tender encompasses work relating to the ambitious 125 hectare island’s highways, bridges, landscaping and its power, portable water, sewerage and drainage, […]

  • 9 February 2012

    Bahrain’s General Organisation of Sea Ports (GOP)  announced recently  that two of its senior Bahraini maritime executives will attend a one-year Masters course to specialise in Maritime Safety and Environmental Administration at the World Maritime University (WMU) in Malmo, Sweden. The WMU operates under the auspices of the International Maritime Organization (IMO), a specialized agency […]

  • 14 December 2011

    The General Organisation of Sea Ports (GOP) held its 27th Board Meeting, which was chaired by Shaikh Daij Bin Salman Al Khalifa, Chairman of the Board on 8th December 2011. During the meeting, the Board was briefed by management on the implementation of GOP’s business plans and highlighted the recent developments since its last meeting. […]

  • 12 December 2011

    The Manama Municipal Council is planning to inspect a number of reclamation permits, types of permit, reasons given for reclamation and permit expiry dates in order to look into allegations of land reclamation violations filled five years ago. Although the Council paused reclamation in Karbabad and in Tubli Bay in September, the areas with the […]

  • 12 December 2011

    The first phase of land reclamation for the East Hidd Housing Project worth BD24.4 million was marked yesterday by signing an agreement. Minister Basem Al Hamer signed the respective agreement with Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Corporation chief executive Jonathan Berger and Nass Constructions chief executive Ghazi Abdulla Nass. The project is perceived as part […]

  • 18 November 2011
    Business & Finance

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation, the largest provider of dredging services in the United States and a major provider of commercial and industrial demolition and remediation services, announced the award of the $57 million East Hidd Housing Project in Bahrain. Great Lakes will reclaim 618 acres of the Arabian Gulf on which the government […]

  • 28 September 2011

    A major upgrade of Bahrain’s Khalifa Bin Salman Port (KBSP) is on the cards with plans for a new parking area for 40,000 vehicles, a number…   (tradearabia) [mappress] Source: tradearabia, September 28, 2011;

  • 23 June 2011

    The General Organisation of Sea Ports (GOP) held its 25th Board of Directors Meeting under the chairmanship of Shaikh Daij bin Salman… (bna) [mappress] Source: bna, June 23, 2011

  • 23 February 2011

    Companies extracting sand from Bahrain’s seas will now be monitored through a Global Positioning System (GPS) to avoid theft and other … (tradearabia) [mappress] Source: tradearabia, February 23, 2011;

  • 21 October 2010

    A multi-million-dinar industrial city will begin to take shape off the coast of Hidd by the end of next year, officials have confirmed…   By Mandeep Singh (gulf-daily-news) [mappress] Source: gulf-daily-news, October 21, 2010;