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  • 4 November 2009

    The Netherlands could help in river dredging and land reclamation in Bangladesh, Commerce Minister Mohammad Faruk Khan said yesterday… Source: The New Nation, November 4, 2009;

  • 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;

  • 18 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Bangladesh Water Development Board (WDB) said in their latest announcement that they plan to dredge eight rivers in Moulvibazar and Sunamganj districts, local media reports.  The dredging program, aimed to restore navigability of waterways and save crops from floods, will be conducted under an operation named ‘Early Flood Control and Irrigation Improvement Project’ in the […]

  • 23 December 2011

    The ferry movement on 12 river routes, mostly in southern Bangladesh, has been facing serious difficulties due to non-navigability in …   (thedailystar) [mappress] Source: thedailystar, December 23, 2011;

  • 21 March 2010

    Qatar has pledged $100mn assistance to rejuvenate the Buriganga river adjoining the Bangladesh capital by diverting water from the Jamuna river… [mappress] Source:gulftimes,March 21,2010;

  • 27 June 2010

    Dhaka Bangladesh has issued an order to redesign the capital Dhaka, requiring the reclamation of 3,000 acres of land occupied by influential… [mappress] Source: Gulf News, June 27, 2010;

  • 7 May 2012

    China has been funding major infrastructure projects across the Indian neighbourhood. But four of the major projects, including the Deep Sea Port (DSP) and a power plant in Bangladesh funded by Beijing, have run into serious trouble, according to the Mail Online. Besides the DSP, a dredging project in Gorai river funded by China Harbour […]

  • 21 September 2011

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has sought Kuwait’s cooperation to Bangladesh for procuring high profile dredger for its ongoing capital … (thedailystar) [mappress] Source: thedailystar, September 21, 2011;

  • 25 January 2010
    Project & Tenders

    DHAKA — A seven-member Indian team of experts is now working in Bangladesh responding to a request of Dhaka for helping restore the navigability of rivers under the dredging assistance programme… [mappress] Source: Associated Press of Pakistan, January 23, 2010;

  • 13 November 2009

    State Minister for Environment and Forest Dr Hasan Mahmud has sought Japanese assistance in river dredging in Bangladesh to allow uninterrupted flow of water for stopping shrinkage and erosion of the river… Source: The New Nation, November 14, 2009

  • 12 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Government of Bangladesh has given top priority on reclamation of land from Bay of Bengal, according to Water Resources Minister Anisul Islam Mahmud. The minister added that the country has already reclaimed around 1,000 square kilometers of land from the sea, reports UNB. “We have built an enclosure at Musapur on the coast. We expect we […]

  • 23 September 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Mr. Kabir Bin Anwar, Secretary at the Ministry of Water Resources in Bangladesh has been just confirmed as a keynote speaker at the IADC Conference Dredging for Sustainable Infrastructure Conference which will be held on 18 October in New Delhi, India. He will address the generic political and economic developments in Bangladesh, related to the […]

  • 11 March 2011

    Finance Minister AMA Muhith said Wednesday those countries which share the river basins with Bangladesh for drainage should contribute to…   (thefinancialexpress-bd) [mappress] Source: thefinancialexpress-bd, March 11, 2011  

  • 27 March 2010
    Project & Tenders

    Satkhira/Benapole, Mar 27 —India began dredging of the common Ichamati river at the border with Bangladesh on Saturday, to restore navigability and prevent flooding in West Bengal. [mappress] Source: BD News 24, March 28, 2010

  • 5 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    Penta-Ocean Construction Co., Ltd. has won a contract from Sumitomo Corporation for the Matarbari Ultra Super Critical Coal-Fired Power Project in southern Bangladesh. In order to respond to the recent increase of electricity demand in Bangladesh, the country’s largest power plant is to be constructed in Matarbari District, Penta-Ocean said in their announcement. Under this $1.48 billion contract, Penta-Ocean […]

  • 19 February 2010

    Dhaka, Feb 18 — Water resources minister Ramesh Chandra Sen brushed off a common allegation on Thursday that India’s Farakka Barrage causes droughts and floods in Bangladesh, with the backdrop of renewed Bangla-Indo ties. [mappress] Source:bdnews24,February 18,2010;

  • 5 September 2011

    India has eased up on the procurement condition of 85 percent Indian manpower and machines under its credit to Bangladesh…   By Sheikh Shahariar Zaman (bdnews24) [mappress] Source: bdnews24, September 5, 2011;

  • 17 November 2009

    Bangladesh said Tuesday it would need 10 billion dollars from rich countries in the next four years to offset the effects of climate change — double its original estimate… Source: Voice of South, November 17, 2009;

  • 23 November 2010

    DSC Dredge LLC, a U.S. dredge manufacturer, welcomed Mr. Md. Fakhruddin (Executive Director) and Mr. Mohammed Ismail (Senior General Manager) representing Bashundhara Dredging Company Limited, as they visited the manufacturing facility this week to inspect the progress of their newly purchased dredging equipment. Bashundhara Dredging Company Limited, a subsidiary of worldfamous Bashundhara Group, purchased two 24” x 24” Dual […]

  • 13 January 2012

    Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Authority (BIWTA) will add three new fuel-saving computerised dredgers to its present fleet to maitain …   (thefinancialexpress-bd) [mappress] Source: thefinancialexpress-bd, January 13, 2012; Image: vostalmg

  • 6 January 2010

    Dhaka — Beginning next month, India will dredge Ichhamati river in Bangladesh and the south Asian neighbours will for the first time cooperate to protect the banks of the rivers they share. [mappress] Source: Asian-Indo News Service, January 6, 2010;

  • 26 November 2010

    Qatar has given $100mn assistance to Bangladesh for lifting of wastes from and dredging of four rivers around Dhaka city by the year 2011…   By Mizan Rahman (gulf-times) [mappress] Source: gulf-times, November 26, 2010;

  • 30 March 2010

    The Turkish government is going to support Bangladesh in dredging its rivers and in implementing the much-expected Dhaka Medical College and Hospital Phase-II project inside the existing hospital premises. [mappress] Source: The Daily Star, March 31, 2010

  • 13 January 2010

    Dhaka, Jan 13  – The Netherlands will continue its support to Bangladesh, especially in water management, sharing its own experience of being at the heart of a European delta, the Dutch ambassador said. [mappress] Source: BD24News, January 13, 2010

  • 6 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    Bangladesh Inland Water and Transport Authority (BIWTA) has reopened the crucial 31 kilometers long Mongla-Ghasiakhali channel, according to the National News Agency – Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS). “We have reopened this crucial channel three days ago for vessels with draft as high as 14 feet which were previously required to use rivers and canals inside the Sundarbans,” […]

  • 23 September 2011
    Vessels

    Directorate of Dredger, Bangladesh Water Development Board has announced tender for supply of Cutter Suction Dredgers and dredging equipment. Details: Cutter Suction Dredgers with 500 mm discharge pipe diameter x 2; – Workboats x 2, – House boats x 2, – Shore & floating pipes, – Spare parts etc, and Cutter Suction Dredgers, with 650 […]