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  • 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 […]

  • 2 August 2012

    The Bangladesh Government has announced plans for the dredging project on the Mongla channel. This project will include dredging of 41.96 cubic metres from the Mongla channel at a cost of Taka 126.51 crore. Finance Minister Abul Maal Abdul Muhith presided over the meeting. Mongla is the main sea port in the Bagerhat District of […]

  • 14 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    Royal Haskoning DHV, together with Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET), have been selected to develop detailed master plan for the overall development of the Payra Port. Payra Port will be the country’s 3rd and largest sea port and is being designed to add much needed port capacity to Bangladesh to allow larger vessels […]

  • 8 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Arunachal Pradesh and Bangladesh have discussed several measures for better management of the Brahmaputra river for mutual benefit, official sources announced. Arunachal Pradesh Water Resources Development Minister Newlai Tingkhatra during a meeting with the visiting Bangladesh High Commissioner to India Tariq A Khan discussed ways to tackle the problem of siltation through river dredging and […]

  • 11 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    Jan De Nul Group (JDN) and Payra Port Authority (PPA) today signed a joint venture company agreement, worth EUR 550 million, for the Payra Deep-Sea Port dredging project. The Government of Bangladesh considers the development of Payra Deep-sea Port vital for speedy and efficient development of Bangladesh’s infrastructure, trade and commerce. Successful operation of the […]

  • 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 […]

  • 11 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Bangladesh government has launched a project under which it will procure 20 dredgers for its Inland Water Transport Authority (BIWTA). The procurement of the dredgers and equipment is in response to the “Feasibility Study of Capital Dredging and Sustainable River Management in Bangladesh (FSCD & SRMB). The study suggests acquisition of some 216 cutter suction dredgers […]

  • 27 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    Sheikh Hasina, the Prime Minister of Bangladesh, will inaugurate the recently dredged Mongla-Ghasiakhali Channel today through a video-conference from her Gonobhaban residence. During today’s opening ceremony, the Prime Minister will also inaugurate eleven newly procured dredgers. A significant amount of material was removed from the waterway to make the 31 kilometer river route operational, the Shipping Ministry […]

  • 2 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dhaka Water Supply and Sewerage Authority (DWASA) and Vitens Evides International (VEI) from the Netherlands have just released an update video about their Urban Dredging Demonstration Project (UDDP) in Bangladesh’s capital, Dhaka. This program, launched in 2014, is strongly focused on improving the operations of Dhaka WASA by introducing cost and time effective dredging methods that will […]

  • 18 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    The Balance Island concept – developed by Grontmij, Imares and Waterachitect – will be taken to Southeast Asia to determine if it offers an effective solution to the salinization of drinking water and agricultural land in the river deltas of Bangladesh and Vietnam. The concept was developed two years ago specifically for the mouth of the Haringvliet, the Netherlands. […]

  • 24 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Bangladeshi State Minister for Shipping, Khalid Mahmud Chowdhury, inaugurated the 155-km-long  Bhogai-Kangsha river route dredging works in Netrokona yesterday, local media reports.  “The government has decided to restore the country’s river routes through dredging works. We have a mega-plan to restore 10,000 km waterways in the country,” Minister Chowdhury said at the event. Five companies, including […]

  • 13 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Bangladesh Water Development Board (BWDB) has unveiled a plan to repair embankments in four upazilas (administrative regions in Bangladesh) to tackle river erosion, the United News of Bangladesh (UNB) informs.  Under this plan, supported with Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) funding, approximately 82 kilometers of vulnerable dyke parts will be repaired. The initiative was taken […]

  • 11 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Bangladesh Water Resources Minister, Anisul Islam Mahmud, has called for keeping the surrounding rivers running by freeing the banks from encroachment to save Dhaka city from floods. According to him, the rivers could not be freed from encroachment without cooperation of the people. The minister was speaking as chief guest at the inaugural ceremony for the […]

  • 4 June 2020

    The Government of Bangladesh has taken up a dredging master plan to improve navigability of the internal waterways across the country, The Financial Express reports. Under the official plan, around 10,000 kilometres of river routes will be made navigable through excavating 178 waterways. The Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Authority (BIWTA) is expected to conduct the […]

  • 15 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The General Economics Division (GED) of the Planning Commission and the TA Team of the BDP 2100 Formulation Project organized a workshop at the NEC II Conference Room last week on 11 September 2014. The objective of the workshop was to discuss approaches to Bangladesh Delta Plan 2100 Formulation, Baseline Study Plan and Ministries’ Participation. Special […]

  • 19 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Bangladesh government is working on a plan to dredge the river Dhaleswari from Hazrapur point to Zabra point in Manikganj district. The Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Authority (BIWTA) will supervise the project for dredging a 62-km-long stretch of the river. “The river has dried up during the dry season and water vessels cannot move. This river […]

  • 26 May 2019
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (May 20-26, 2019).   Julong Delivers CSD500 Duo to Bangladesh Qingzhou Julong Environment Technology Co. Ltd., a Qingzhou City based manufacturer and supplier of dredging equipment, has successfully delivered two units of their cutter suction dredger CSD500 series to Bangladesh. […]

  • 4 December 2009

    Bangladesh will seek Tk 70,000 crore from the international community at the Copenhagen conference to deal with the impacts of climate change, said the chief of a parliamentary committee yesterday… Source: The Daily Star; December 4, 2009;209

  • 3 June 2010
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    A delegation from the Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Authority, headed by BIWTA-Chairman Abdul Meleque Miah, visited Europe in May. The main purpose of the trip was the pre-shipment inspection of the components for three cutter suction dredgers to be built at Chittagong-based Karnafuly Shipyard, whose Managing Director M.A. Rashid was among the delegates. The actual […]

  • 7 June 2011

    Bangladesh and India have discussed the framework of an interim treaty for sharing of the water of river Teesta.   (bdnews24) [mappress] Source: bdnews24, June 7, 2011    

  • 7 September 2011

    Bilateral talks between India and Bangladesh have begun here a short while ago. It began after Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh called on… By Smita Prakash (newkerala) [mappress] Source: newkerala, September 7, 2011;

  • 5 October 2010

    The government is going to allow export of sand and soil from Bangladesh. “Sand Quarry and Soil Management Bill-2010”, which will open the… (bdnews24) [mappress] Source: bdnews24, October 5, 2010;

  • 24 February 2011

    Barisal division, Khulna division, and some districtsin the Patuakhali and Noakhali areas, form the southern region of Bangladesh. The … (thefinancialexpress) [mappress] Source: thefinancialexpress, February 24, 2011;

  • 18 January 2012
    Vessels

    Western Marine Limited, the country’s leading shipbuilding industry in Bangladesh, delivers a repaired dredger to the Chittagong Port Authority (CPA) yesterday. CPA chairman Cdre Muhammed Anwarul Islam took the delivery of the dredger at a ceremony held at the Chittagong port gate Jetty 1. Heads of different government bodies, foreign experts, industrialists and other professionals […]

  • 9 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Bangladesh Shipping Minister Shahjahan Khan yesterday inaugurated the capital dredging work that will take place along ‘Daudkandi-Homna-Ramkrishnapur’ river routes. According to the minister, the government will soon set up a modern river port at Daudkandi. He also said that the country’s rivers have been losing their navigability due to negligence of the previous governments, “but the […]

  • 25 July 2010

    The Netherlands has aimed at changing its approach towards Bangladesh from a ‘traditional development partner’ to an active ‘trading … (cmemarkets) [mappress] Source: cmemarkets, July 25, 2010;