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  • 22 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    The dredging operations on the Titas River in Ashuganj, Brahmanbaria, were officially inaugurated two days ago, the Dhaka Tribune reports.  Speaking at the inauguration ceremony, Obaidul Muktadir Chowdhury, Member of Parliament and Chairman of the Parliamentary Standing Committee at the Ministry of Chittagong Hill Tracts Affairs, Bangladesh, said: “The dredging work is expected to revive the once […]

  • 25 November 2009

    Kuwait yesterday assured Bangladesh to provide all necessary support for the economic development of Bangladesh and procurement of dredgers for implementing the government’s capital and maintenance dredging in the country’s major rivers… Source: The New Nation, November 25, 2009

  • 27 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Mott MacDonald is providing consultancy services for a project that will improve flood defences and drainage in coastal areas in Bangladesh, benefiting 150,000 households (1 million people). The project is being funded by the Dutch government as part of the Netherlands Development Cooperation. Over half the population of Bangladesh’s coastal areas live below the poverty […]

  • 18 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    A delegation from the Ministry of Water Resources of the Government of Bangladesh, led by Secretary of the Ministry Mr. Kabir Bin Anwar, recently visited Deltares in Delft to sign a Memorandum of Understanding. Deltares will be supporting the Ministry and their sub-ordinate institutes through capacity building, training and advice. Bangladesh faces a challenging future […]

  • 30 September 2011

    CHEC successfully won the bid for channel dredging project of Jamuna of Bangladesh, on Sep. 28. The value of the contract is around USD 61.88 million, with the construction period of 20 months. The total construction length of the dredging project is 14Km. The project is divided into two bid sections and dredging length of […]

  • 7 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    VOSTA LMG, offering state-of-the-art solutions in dredging technology, together with Karnafuly Shipyard, has delivered ten new cutter-suction dredgers to the Bangladesh Inland Transport Water Authority (BITWA) and the Water Development Board (BWDB). Out of the ten delivered, six are CSD 450 type dredgers built for the Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Authority and four CSD 500 […]

  • 14 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    Jan De Nul Group’s subsidiary Payra Dredging Company Limited (PDCL) has entered into a concession agreement with Payra Port Authority (PPA) for the capital and maintenance dredging of the Rabnabad Channel at Payra Port. This Public-Private Partnership (PPP) contract was awarded in 2017. The official signing ceremony took place today at the Ministry of Shipping […]

  • 8 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    The construction and dredging work of Bahadurabad of Jamalpur and Balasighat of Gaibandha will be inaugurated on March 3, reports Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha – the Bangladesh’s national news agency. This was disclosed at a meeting on ‘Development, Finance and Administration of BIWTA’, chaired by the Shipping Minister, Shajahan Khan. The main purpose of the dredging […]

  • 21 December 2011

    Chittagong Port, the country’s prime maritime port, handles 92 per cent export and import cargoes of Bangladesh’s sea-borne trade. It is …   By Pankaj Dastider (thefinancialexpress-bd) [mappress] Source: thefinancialexpress-bd, December 21, 2011; Image: cpa.gov

  • 13 August 2012

    According to The Hindu, the Merolyn Engineering Works Pvt Ltd is in the race to supply six dredgers worth $600 million (nearly Rs 3,300 crore) to Bangladesh. Kakoli Mitra, the Managing Director of Merolyn, a Kolkata-based company, stated that along with Dutch shipbuilder IHC Merwede and infrastructure major Royal Infraconstru Ltd, Merolyn already bid for […]

  • 15 June 2011

    Union Water Resources Minister Salman Khurshid will soon visit Bangladesh on the invitation of his Bangladeshi counterpart Ramesh Chandra… (news) [mappress] Source: news, June 15, 2011

  • 4 January 2011

    The VOSTA LMG – Karnafuly Joint Venture Consortium Limited has signed a contract with the Bangladesh Water Development Board (BWDB). The contract is signed for the delivery of two CSD 650 including components for a floating pipe line for both dredgers. The contract signing ceremony for the delivery of two Cutter Suction Dredgers 650 took […]

  • 10 December 2012

    The Bangladesh government has announced the plan that will ensure smooth navigability on the important river routes in the country. This capital development plan includes the massive dredging program on 53 rivers which will cost about Tk 18.74 billion, according to thefinancialexpress-bd.com. As soon as the Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Authority (BIWTA) receives the nod […]

  • 25 September 2013

    The first ever hydro-automated dredger in Bangladesh, named “United Dredger 1”, will be launched very soon, United Dredging and Engineering Co Ltd announced this week. Regarding this ambitious plan, Ehsan Yusuf, the managing director of United Dredging and Engineering, stated: “With the launch of the dredger, one of my dreams has come true. If it […]

  • 27 July 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Timblo Drydocks based in Goa, India, has signed agreement with Mongla Port Authority for building a complete set of dredging equipment for use of Mongla Port Authority. Western Marine Shipyard will provide full technical support to Timblo in this newbuilding project. This project is worth of USD 8.5 million. The contract was signed at the […]

  • 5 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    Following recent dredger deliveries in Bangladesh, and successfully organised Dredging Seminar last month in Dhaka, Damen has again delivered multiple dredgers from available stock. According to Regional Sales Director, Rabien Bahadoer, Damen has again confirmed its long-term commitment to Bangladesh by delivering quality dredgers with a proven design from ready stock. “This will swiftly help […]

  • 1 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    Bangladesh’s third seaport at Payra in Patuakhali started its test operations phase today by unloading goods from its first ocean vessel MV Fortune Bird. The port is being built on the west bank of Ramnabad channel in Kalapara upazila of Patuakhali. The formal activities of the Payra Port are set to begin on August 13, according to […]

  • 20 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    Dredging work to increase the depth of riverbed for the ambitious inland waterways project connecting Gomati river with Bangladesh’s Ashuganj is set to begin next month, reports the Tripurainfo. According to an official release, this decision was taken at a meeting between Union Minister of Shipping Nitin Gadkari and Chief Minister Biplab Kumra Deb in Delhi […]

  • 6 December 2011

    India intends to conduct a survey to inspect the feasibility of begining a new waterway initiative between Tripura and Bangladesh. The survey will be carried out by the Rail India Technical and Economical Services (RITES), which is under the Ministry of Railways. The prospect of the waterways is rivers with navigation facilities for smooth movement […]

  • 21 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Parliamentary Standing Committee on Water Resources Ministry yesterday recommended the Bangladeshi Government to complete the dredging of Buriganga, Shitalakkhya and Turag rivers on a priority basis, United News of Bangladesh (UNB) reports.  The committee came up with the suggestion at its 36th meeting held at the Jatiya Sangsad, chaired by Ramesh Chandra Sen. The Parliamentary […]

  • 26 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    Bangladesh Water Development Board (BWDB) has officially kicked of the Padma River Dredging Program near Rajshahi City, with the main goal to bring back the waterway’s navigability. “We will carry out the dredging works till next mid-June,” commented Golam Sarwar, Superintending Engineer of Dredger Operation Circle under BWDB. BWDB Superintending Engineer, Aminul Haque Bhiyan, added […]

  • 20 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    The UK-based Port Evoluation Management (Port-Evo) will invest $25 million in the next year to develop and operate the under-construction river-based Rupayan Container Terminal in Bangladesh. The deal signed on December 17. with Rupayan Port & Logistics Services at the Westin hotel in Dhaka, will make Port-Evo a partner of the country’s first private inland […]

  • 1 February 2010

    Dhaka — Dredging its silted rivers and augmenting energy sources top Bangladesh’s plans as it prepares to present its case before a consortium of donor agencies. Increasing regional integration is also on the agenda. [mappress] Source: Sulekha, February 1, 2010;

  • 26 January 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Karnafuly joint venture consortium ltd. delivered three high quality Cutter Suction Dredgers 450 to Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Authority (BIWTA). On Wednesday the 18th of January the vessels were inaugurated by the Prime Minister of Bangladesh, Sheikh Hasina. The vessels were built in close co-operation with the local Karnaphuli Shipyard. VOSTA LMG has a cooperation […]

  • 25 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Bangladeshi Executive Committee of the National Economic (ECNEC) has approved a project to procure some 35 dredgers, costing around $526 million, to keep up navigability in 100 major rivers across the country, Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS) reports.  The approval came from the 11th ECNEC meeting of the current fiscal year held at the NEC conference […]

  • 24 May 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Do Pump, a Chinese manufacturer and supplier of dredging pumps and dredging equipment, delivered their CSD 500 dredge pump to Bangladesh recently. According to Do Pump, the dredging project is located in Dhaka, the capital of Bangladesh. “This CSD 500 dredge pump works at 3500 cubic meters per hour in total, at a transfer distance […]