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  • 29 October 2019
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Dredge Yard and its sole agent in Sri Lanka, Hoavel Holdings, have won an order for a standard Cutter Suction Dredger ECO 300. The new dredger will be used by Sri Lanka Land Development Corporation (SLLDC) for the cleanup of the Beira Lake in Colombo, Sri Lanka. According to the company, Hovael Holdings confirmed that […]

  • 7 February 2011

    Greater Colombo needs 380 ha retention area to maintain a safety flood level of 1.75 m MSL, a study reveals. The present retention area is… (dailynews) [mappress] Source: dailynews, February 7, 2011;

  • 26 August 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Under the auspicious of the Metro Colombo Urban Development Project led by the Ministry of Defence and Urban Development, new dredging machines and modern equipments were handed over to the Sri Lanka Land Reclamation and Development Corporation (SLLR&DC) at a function held at the Ministry premises last week. Economic Development Minister Basil Rajapaksa participated at […]

  • 17 October 2010
    Vessels

    Colombo Dockyard PLC (CDPLC), Sri Lanka has been successful in securing repeat business from Van Oord, Holland one of the biggest Dredger operators in the world. Trailer Suction Hopper Dredger Sagar Hansa major layup and drydocking repairs were completed during September 2010. Colombo has been the automatic choice for Van Oord fleet placed in the […]

  • 26 April 2012

    The largest container ship of French shipping company CMA CGM, the 365 metre long Christophe Colomb, on April 24 called at DP World’s flagship Jebel Ali Port for the first time, reinforcing the port’s role as a regional gateway for the new generation of mega liner vessels. The ship, which has a nominal capacity of […]

  • 19 June 2010

    The biggest container ship to call at Hamburg, the 13,800 TEU CMA CGM flagship ‘Christophe Colomb’, will visit the German Elbe port… By Tom Todd [mappress] Source: maritimejournal, June 19, 2010;

  • 4 April 2011

    About 70,000 families identified as shanty or slum dwellers in the city of Colombo would be relocated within the next two years in high… (sundaytimes) [mappress] Source: sundaytimes, April 4, 2011    

  • 27 June 2011

    Sri Lanka has begun deepening canals in marshes bordering the capital Colombo and digging lakes to prevent flooding during the rainy season… By Jayantha Kovilagodage (lankabusinessonline) [mappress] Source: lankabusinessonline, June 27, 2011

  • 16 May 2011

    The Colombo South Harbour development work is expected to commence construction by July/August this year, government sources indicated. The… By Sunimalee Dias (sundaytimes) [mappress] Source: sundaytimes, May 16, 2011;

  • 30 January 2012

    Aitken Spence has announced that they have finalized the formalities of the sale of 30 % shareholding in CICT to China Merchants Holdings (international) company Limited (CMHI) their joint venture partner. The Sale was on normal commercial terms which have been determined through arms length negotiations between the parties. The directors consider the sale is […]

  • 4 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Dredge Yard and their sole agent in Sri Lanka recently won an order for a standard cutter dredger (CSD) ECO 300. The order was placed in the last quarter of 2019 and earlier this month, the dredger was successfully delivered to Colombo, Sri Lanka. The company said in its latest announcement that they already commissioned […]

  • 29 August 2013

    Cabinet approval has been granted for the implementation of the Weras Ganga Storm Water Drainage and Environment Improvement Project. The project is executed to mitigate the frequent flooding in Weras Ganga Basin and also to promote sustainable development activities and enhance environment improvement which will promote tourism industry in the relevant areas. The project involves […]

  • 3 March 2011

    Ports and Aviation Deputy Minister Rohitha Abeygunawardene said the breakwater construction and dredging of the harbour basin next to the…   [mappress] Source: dailynews, March 3, 2011  

  • 2 February 2012

    The Prime Minister has directed different departments to ensure that procedural issues do not come in the way of India’s first International Container Transshipment Terminal (ICTT) at Vallarpadam (Cochi) becoming a global cargo hub. Set up with a cost of more than Rs 1600 crores, the Vallarpadam container facility for transshipment is the first of […]

  • 31 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Alaska District, has received a Section 408 permission request from the Port of Anchorage to modify an existing federal dredging project as part of the Anchorage Port Modernization Program. The port’s program consists of five phases to replace and modernize existing docks. The request for Section 408 permission is […]

  • 7 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    First customer for the latest Richard Smalley 363MkII amphibious dredger is Barry Westby Groundworks of Broadway, Worcs . This updated design has a larger 63 kw ( 83.5 bhp) at 2,500 rpm water cooled diesel engine, lifting capacity increased by 20%, capable of loading a full 400 l bucket every time. All controlled by electric […]

  • 10 August 2020
    Business development, Infrastructure

    During the first six months of this year, the Klaipeda State Seaport Authority already invested approximately EUR 24 million into the development of the port’s infrastructure. According to their latest announcement, although the pandemic caused confusion in the business sector, not a single investment project was stopped in Klaipeda port. The deepening works of water […]

  • 9 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    As part of its ongoing infrastructure investment plan, North Carolina Ports has completed the expansion project of its turning basin at the Port of Wilmington. The turning basin scheme included the removal of an existing bulk pier and dredging along the port’s side of the Cape Fear River to expand the turning basin from 1,200 feet […]

  • 14 December 2012

    The biggest container ship in the world has docked in Bremerhaven. Precisely one week after leaving port in Tangier, Morocco, the “CMA CGM Marco Polo” tied up at another container terminal operated by the EUROGATE Group, this time MSC Gate Bremerhaven. The “CMA CGM Marco Polo” is on her maiden voyage from Ningbo (China), where […]

  • 29 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Sohar Port and Freezone reached one of its most important milestones to date with the arrival of the first 10,000 TEU (twenty foot equivalent units) ship at the newly expanded Oman International Container Terminal (OICT) on May 23, 2014. OICT signed the development agreement early last year for expansion of a 70-hectare container terminal. The […]

  • 8 September 2020
    Project & Tenders

    As part of San Antonio Port’s expansion plans, a cross-organisational team has presented its final report assessing the structural stability and port operability of the proposed new outer breakwater in Chile. The report was the result of more than a year’s partnership between HR Wallingford and Instituto Nacional de Hidráulica Chile (INH). Together they built […]

  • 3 January 2014

    Lemesos port in Cyprus will be further extended and upgraded with the construction of an additional 500-metre quay. The signing of the contracts with the successful tenderer is now a reality and therefore the construction works for the extension to the existing port’s quay on its western basin, thus reaching to a total 1270m, will […]

  • 1 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    With 1,300 new Indian-built Ford automobiles loaded onto the Grand Dahlia on August 27th for delivery to Mexico, a new era for the Indian auto industry and Gujarat Port Pipavav started. The 59,217 gross ton roll on/roll off (Ro/Ro) vessel was the first to call Western India’s fastest-growing port, operated as part of the APM […]

  • 19 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Federal, state and local elected officials joined local business leaders yesterday to welcome the news that Broward County’s long-awaited Port Everglades Navigation Improvements Project to deepen and widen the port’s navigational channels can now begin with $29.1 million in funding under the Army Corps FY 2020 Work Plan. The funding will be used to build […]

  • 11 September 2020
    Business development, Project & Tenders

    Dredging Corporation of India Limited (DCI) has won a maintenance dredging contract at New Mangalore Port. According to the company, DCI took part in a global tender for “Post monsoon maintenance dredging works at New Mangalore Port”. The tender, released by NMPT during May 2020, involves maintenance dredging for a period of three years, 2020-21, […]

  • 26 November 2009
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS) rules are being implemented and single hulled tankers have been phased out. This would result in a large fleet of vessels going out of service by the year 2010-12… Source: Daily News, November 27, 2009;