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  • 14 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    Royal HaskoningDHV is in good shape having expanded its order book by 27% and increased net profits with 87% in 2015. According to the company, efforts have been focused on developing existing business and seeking growth within countries and markets where Royal HaskoningDHV already has a strong position. In a move to encourage closer internal […]

  • 5 May 2010

    Shipping Minister Shajahan Khan said the government has decided to purchase three dredgers for dredging the river to maintain navigability. [mappress] Source: nation, May 5, 2010;

  • 17 September 2012

    The government will soon procure two cutter suction dredgers to carry out regular dredging at Pashur Channel to improve the navigability of the Pashur River, Mongla. “One of the two dredgers is expected to reach by October next,” Shipping Minister Shajahan Khan told Parliament responding to a starred question of Noni Gopal Mondal. He said […]

  • 22 November 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Mongla Port Authority has inaugurated its first & new built dredger “CD Imam Bokhari” along with a crane boat “CB Balian” in Mongla Port on 21 November 2012. The dredger will be used to dredge the channel of Mongla Port in River Pashur ensuring the access of the inbound & outbound ships. These ships were […]

  • 26 August 2013

    The Mongla Port dredging program is scheduled to commence during the next month, according to The main purpose of this development project is to secure the 7.5 m depth around the Mongla jetty and mooring buoy area. Regarding this dredging plan, the Mongla Port Authority (MPA) signed an agreement yesterday with the lowest bidder […]

  • 3 April 2012

    Plans to provide funds for the development of the Mongla seaport were withdrawn. Due to environmental reasons the Asian Development Bank (ADB) changed their plans to invest Tk 1.0 billion into the port. From the total amount, Tk 800 million was planned for Mongla port while the rest Tk 400 million for Benapole land port, […]

  • 2 January 2012

      Shipping minister Shahjahan Khan has said the government will buy 17 more dredgers in the next two years to restore navigability on the …   (bdnews24) [mappress] Source: bdnews24, January 2, 2012; Image: biwta

  • 17 October 2011

    Work on the capital dredging project in river Karnaphuli is moving at a snail’s pace as its contractor blames it on the delay in getting the… By Dwaipayan Barua (thedailystar) [mappress] Source: thedailystar, October 17, 2011;

  • 6 July 2011

    The Chittagong Port Authority (CPA) has launched a capital dredging project at the port…   (bdnews24) [mappress] Source: bdnews24, July 6, 2011;

  • 25 January 2011

    The Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (ECNEC) has approved 10 development projects involving Tk 66.53 billion…   (bdnews24) [mappress] Source: bdnews24, January 26, 2011;

  • 7 September 2011

    Two delegations of Chamber of Commerce and Industries of Nepal and Bhutan visited the Mongla port recently inspect the infrastructure of … (thefinancialexpress-bd) [mappress] Source: thefinancialexpress-bd, September 7, 2011;

  • 5 January 2010

    Major rivers and their tributaries in greater Sylhet region see gradual decrease in their flow due to massive siltation in absence of planned dredging, causing a serious threat to the environment in the region. [mappress] Source: The Daily Star, January 5, 2010

  • 22 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) has just released an article explaining how climate change influences the river deltas and what has been done to mitigate the risk. Asia has many major, important river deltas, including the Ganges-Brahmaputra delta in India/Bangladesh, which is considered to be the largest in the world; Mekong, Vietnam; Chao Phraya, […]

  • 17 September 2010

    The Parliamentary Standing Committee on Water Resources Ministry on Thursday recommended the use of modern dredgers and dredging system to increase navigability of rivers. A meeting of the committee also suggested construction of roads or embankments with the dredged soil. The meeting was held at the Jatiya Sangsad (JS) Bhaban with committee Chairman M Abdur […]

  • 24 February 2011

    A proposal to dredge 36 rivers will soon be submitted to the Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (ECNEC) in a bid to … (bdnews24) [mappress] Source: bdnews24, February 24, 2011;

  • 28 October 2010

    Twelve years after the last meeting, the advisory committee on the Chittagong port has met to discuss the ways and means to improve the … (bdnews24) [mappress] Source: bdnews24, October 28, 2010;

  • 25 January 2010

    No vessels and barges loaded with fertilizer, fuel and rice could reach Baghabari port for the last 18 days due to poor navigability in the Jamuna River, and thereby virtually brought the activities of the port into a halt. Sources said that a total of 32 vessels… [mappress] Source:nation.ittefaq,January 24,2010;

  • 7 January 2010
    Project & Tenders

    Targets 3,000 tonnes waste extraction in 3 months Several hundred locals in a colourful boat procession were chanting slogans in support of saving the Buriganga as Shipping Minister Shahjahan Khan… [mappress] Source: The Daily Star, January 7, 2010

  • 8 August 2013

        Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Authority (BIWTA) has launched a drive to remove wastages including polythene from the Buriganga by operating three newly-collected long boom excavators. Shipping minister Shahjahan Khan inaugurated the drive on the Buringanga adjacent to Shyambazar in the capital. BIWTA sources said about 31,500 cubic meter wastage would be removed from […]

  • 17 February 2012

    The government would start dredging of the Pashur channel leading to the Mongla port in June, Shipping Minister… (daily-sun) [mappress] Source: daily-sun, February 17, 2012

  • 18 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    UNESCO-IHE Institute for Water Education and the Asian Development Bank organize the 3rd Asia-Netherlands Water Learning Week from 16 to 20 June 2014 in Delft, the Netherlands. Participants from selected Asian countries (Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Indonesia, Mongolia, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Myanmar and Vietnam) will contribute project case studies from Asia and the Netherlands and learn […]

  • 29 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (January 23-29, 2017).   New Contracts in India and Maldives for DEME DEME, the Belgian dredging, environmental and marine engineering group, has secured several new contracts for dredging and land reclamation works in India and the Maldives.   Experts Destroy […]

  • 9 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The day one of our first Dredging Today Conference, taking place at Amsterdam RAI Convention Center under the theme ‘Changing Climate, Resilient Business’, is now behind us. The two-day event, opened by Femke Perlot-Hoogeveen, the Conference Manager, has gathered expert speakers and panelists to discuss how the world in which the dredging industry operates is changing. In […]

  • 11 June 2012

    According to The Daily Star, a mobile court yesterday confiscated three illegal dredgers from the Meghna river bank at Sonargaon of Narayanganj. Three workers of the illegal dredging projects were arrested. One of the arrestees, Montu Mia of Bhuiyan dredging project, was sentenced to three months of imprisonment and was fined Tk 1 lakh in […]

  • 26 January 2012

    The government has decided to drop five ongoing projects which were included in the list for implementation, at a cost of US$411 million, …   By Humayan Kabir (thefinancialexpress-bd) [mappress] Source: thefinancialexpress-bd, January 26, 2012;

  • 10 October 2011

    The World Bank has temporarily suspended its funding for the Padma bridge project following charges of corruption…   (bdnews24) [mappress] Source: bdnews24, October 10, 2011;