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  • 1 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    The UDDP Project of Dhaka WASA organized a workshop on ‘Mechanical Dredging to Reduce Urban Water Logging’ in the CCC Conference Hall Chittagong last month. UDDP initiated this workshop to share experience and disseminate information about mechanical dredging in Dhaka with the workshop participants from Chittagong City Corporation and Chittagong WASA. Mr. Taco de Vries, […]

  • 18 April 2011

    An agreement will be signed with a Malaysian company for a capital dredging project at Chittagong port on Apr 28, the shipping minister…   (bdnews24) [mappress] Source: bdnews24, April 18, 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;

  • 28 December 2011

    The cargo handling of Chittagong Port has gone into full-fledged automation as Prime Minister​ Sheikh Hasina​ yesterday inaugurated the …   (thefinancialexpress-bd) [mappress] Source: thefinancialexpress-bd, December 28, 2011; Image: cpa.gov

  • 5 December 2012

    Due to several difficulties, the Karnaphuli river dredging program is progressing very slowly. These obstacles are created by local political activists and some Chittagong Port officials, reports thefinancialexpress-bd.com. Chittagong Port Engineer Sahidul Islam stated: “If the project is not completed within the specific timeframe of 600 days from the launching of the project the dredged […]

  • 7 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    Fiqran International Trading Ltd, a private sector joint venture between the UAE and Bangladesh, plans to purchase three dredgers from the Dutch dredger builder Royal IHC, according to The Financial Express (FE). Two companies signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) earlier this week in Chittagong, Bangladesh. These high capacity dredging vessels will be used for dredging operations […]

  • 3 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    Malaysian Maritime and Dredging Corporation is facing government punishment for not completing Karnaphuli capital dredging project, chairman of the Parliamentary Standing Committee (PSC) on Shipping Ministry Rafiqul Islam announced. The Malaysian firm signed a contract with the Chittagong Port Authority on April 28, 2011 to conduct the dredging project, which was supposed to be concluded […]

  • 16 February 2010
    Project & Tenders

    CHITTAGONG, Feb 15: After a lapse of over two decades the physical work of the capital dredging of the heavily silted areas of the River Karnaphuli is likely to begin this year. [mappress] Source: The Financial Express, February 16, 2010;

  • 23 May 2011

    Khatunganj, the business hub of the port city of Chittagong, has a century-old history. But the wholesale market has lost its glory over the… By Mitoon Chowdhury (bdnews24) [mappress] Source: bdnews24, May 23, 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;

  • 6 June 2011

    Silt, waste and encroachment are choking river Karnaphuli, the lifeline of Chittagong. By Mintu Chowdhury (bdnews24) [mappress] Source: bdnews24, June 6, 2011  

  • 18 May 2010

    The government has taken up a number of projects to upgrade the infrastructure and other relevant facilities of Chittagong and Mongla… [mappress] Source: thefinancialexpress,May 19, 2010;

  • 16 January 2012

    Western Marine Services Limited, will deliver a repaired dredger to the Chittagong Port Authority (CPA) on January 17. It is the only trailing suction hopper dredger named “M.D. KHANAK” in Bangladesh, which has been made operational after arduous repair work done by the Western Marine Services. The repair work costs BDT49.0 crore. The dredger will […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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

  • 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 […]

  • 14 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    DSC Dredge’s Director of International Dredge Sales, Charles Sinunu, recently attended a meeting and luncheon with Sheikh Hasina, Prime Minister of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh. DSC Dredge said in its announcement that, during the luncheon, the Prime Minister was pleased to learn about the agreement between DSC Dredge and Deep Diggers Ltd of Chittagong […]

  • 29 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Chittagong Port Authority (CPA) has an important role in increasing foreign trade and supporting sustainable development for Bangladesh. The port, which is the country’s main port, handles approximately 92 per cent of international trade. It is therefore essential that CPA be able to efficiently and accurately determine least depths in the port environment to […]

  • 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 […]

  • 14 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging Today Conference (DTC) proudly confirms Rear Admiral M Khaled Iqbal, Chairman of the Chittagong Port Authority, as a speaker during the event. DTC – set to take place on 9 and 10 October 2017 at Amsterdam RAI – will offer a forward-looking agenda for the industry addressing economic, social and environmental challenges and the capabilities of the dredging industry to tackle […]

  • 9 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Just a few minutes ago, at the Amsterdam RAI Convention Center, the Conference Manager J. Femke Hoogeveen officially opened the 1st Dredging Today Conference. The two-day event, collocated with the Offshore Energy and Exhibition Conference (OEEC), will gather expert conference speakers and panelists to discuss how the world in which the dredging industry operates is […]

  • 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 […]

  • 21 March 2012

      As The Daily Star reports, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday called upon the owners of launches and ships, port and ghat authorities and the passengers to remain vigilant about excess passengers on board as a means to avert accidents. The Prime Minister also presented various government steps for maintaining the navigability of river […]

  • 29 May 2012

    Bangladesh Coast Guard last week seized seven dredgers and one sand carrying vessel from Bakalia Char in Karnaphuli river near Chittagong Port for extracting sands illegally. According to The Daily Star, the seized vessels were: dredger TMSG and vessel Gangchil, owned by Pacific Marine Services; MV Shah Amanat-2, MV Buriganga and MV Bismillah, of Mohammad […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]