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  • 11 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    The NSW Government has awarded a $250,000 contract for more dredging work in Swansea Channel. Member of the NSW Upper House for the Hunter, Taylor Martin MLC, said that Sandpiper Dredging Pty Ltd won the contract following a tender by the Department of Planning, Industry and Environment – Crown Lands. “Sandpiper Dredging has just completed […]

  • 21 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    DP World Sokhna has celebrated its 10th anniversary by announcing it is near completion of a major expansion project that will bring DP World’s total investment in Egypt to $1.6 billion.  Basin 2 will be operational by the second quarter of 2020 and nearly double capacity at the port to 1.75 million TEUs per year. […]

  • 10 October 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The $538 million first phase of the new Deepwater Port of Posorja, Ecuador, is now completed and successfully operational, reports DP World. According to DP, the $538 million initial investment (Phase 1) included the purchase of land, dredging of a new access channel, a 20-kilometer access road and a 400-meter berth equipped to handle containers […]

  • 10 September 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Van Wijngaarden Marine Services has placed an order with Damen Shipyards Hardinxveld for a Damen Multi Cat 3013, to be named KILSTROOM. To date, its relationship with Damen has focused on the group’s Shoalbuster range with the company now operating five of the popular and versatile class. Damen Multi Cats are tough, multi-function vessels that, […]

  • 28 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    APM Terminals Medport Tangier container terminal, a collaboration between Moroccan port TangerMed and Danish shipping major A.P. Moller – Maersk, has officially opened its doors. The construction of APM Terminals MedPort Tangier took two years and a total investment of $800m to make this facility become reality. This new transshipment terminal is designed, constructed and […]

  • 29 May 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Philippines Government’s Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has deployed a multi-purpose amphibious dredger (MPAD) to clear water hyacinths along Rio Grande de Mindanao in Cotabato City.  The rapid proliferation of water hyacinths clogged the waterway and severely damage facilities protecting riverwalls and bridges in some areas of the ARMM and Central Mindanao […]

  • 5 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Government of Philippines’ Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) today officially started the Manila Bay dredging operations – from the Manila Yacht Club breakwater to the United States Embassy in Manila. Under the project, approximately 225,000m³ of silt is set to be removed from the mentioned areas, the Philippine News Agency (PNA) reported today. […]

  • 22 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    Construction works can now begin on infrastructure associate with the Cairns Shipping Development Project (CSDP), following the granting of an Operational Works Permit by the Queensland’s Cairns Regional Council. The Shipping Development Standing Committee yesterday provided its final approval for the long-awaited project. Commenting the latest release, Mayor of Cairns Regional Council, Bob Manning, said that […]

  • 21 February 2019
    Business & Finance

     The West Fork of the San Jacinto River FEMA funded Emergency Debris Removal project near Kingwood, Texas, has reached its halfway mark of completion, USACE Galveston District said in its latest announcement.  This emergency cleanup program was awarded to Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company (GLDD) on July 6, 2018 and covers about two miles of […]

  • 4 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Department of Public Works and Highways, through the Cagayan Third District Engineering Office (DPWH-CTDEO), has completed the construction of flood control system along Pinacanuan River in Bagumbayan, the Philippines. District Engineer, Danilo U. Tabilas, said that they had allocated funding for the construction of a river control system for the section of the river […]

  • 21 November 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    For a contracting company in the Netherlands, Waterking recently produced pontoons to easily connect HDPE pipes and dredging hoses, located behind a dredger. The pipeline connection pontoons are designed with a lowering in the middle of the pontoons, to prevent the pipes from sliding. The equipment has many hoisting points and is equipped with an […]

  • 12 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    Construction work on the development of the multi-purpose Berbera Port in the Republic of Somaliland officially started earlier this week with a special ground-breaking ceremony to mark the occasion, DP World said in its latest release.  The first phase will consist of building a 400 meter quay and 250,000 square meter yard extension as well […]

  • 5 October 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Kiasma Group, an Italian manufacturer of HDPE pipes, floats and systems specialized for the dredging sector, has just introduced their unique product – HDPE Pontoons for Dredging Steel and HDPE Pipes. These HDPE pontoons are made in polyethylene – not produced with the usual materials, with no other company producing pontoons in this material, said Kiasma. […]

  • 2 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    Nine flood control structures with a total funding of $3.2 million will be completed this month, the provincial chief of the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) field office reports. Southern Leyte District Engineering Office (SLDEO) chief Ma. Margarita Junia said that they have been expediting the construction of embankments along riverbanks and coastlines in […]

  • 25 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Secretary of Public Works and Highways of the Philippines (DPWH), Mark Villar, today ordered the de-silting and clearing of the Pampanga River and improvement of its water-catching capacity. According to the latest Philippine News Agency’s (PNA) announcement, Mr. Villar visited the province to inspect the Mexico spillway and assess the effectiveness of the structure in the […]

  • 29 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    The South African government’s Department of Public Works (DPW) has teamed up with the Coega Development Corporation (CDC) for a $31,8 million plan to upgrade thirteen Western Cape harbors. The project, spearheaded by DPW and implemented by CDC, seeks to boost the small-scale fishing industry and tourism in the area. “The project is tipped to change […]

  • 24 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    You are probably aware of the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) that will come into effect on May 25th. In a nutshell, it means your personal data will better protected, hence increasing your privacy. We have always cared about your privacy and will continue to do so in all our future activities. That is […]

  • 24 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Construction, Transport and Infrastructure, Zorana Mihajlovic, and DP World Chairman and CEO, Sultan Ahmed bin Sulayem, yesterday signed a Memorandum of Understanding and Cooperation on the river ports development projects. During a press conference, held at the Press Council of the Government of Serbia, Mihajlovic said that after 40 […]

  • 27 April 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Dutch company Dredge Pump Solutions (DPS), a division of MvO International B.V., and Belgium’s Global Industrial Sourcing & Logistics bvba (GISL) have agreed a mutually beneficial partnership to enhance opportunities in the emerging Asian dredging market. With a primary focus on Indonesia, Bangladesh and other Asean countries, DPS and GISL will support local contractors […]

  • 26 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    DP World, the world’s fourth largest port operator, has won a 30-year concession with an option of a further 20-year extension for the management and development of a greenfield multi-purpose port project at Banana, Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). The Port of Banana will be the first deep-sea port in the country along its small […]

  • 2 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers officials approved a Flood Plain Management Study for the town of Lyman, Washington, and provided the Seattle District $40,000 to complete it. The flood plain study will look at long-term solutions the town could implement to reduce future flood risk for its residences. The program does not give the […]

  • 28 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Louis District, will host a public workshop on the Upper Joachim Floodplain Management Plan at the De Soto Community Center in De Soto, Mo, today from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.   The workshop, organized in partnership with the City of De Soto, Jefferson County, the Missouri Department of Natural […]

  • 20 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    Howard County’s Department of Public Works (DPW) will hold a public meeting on Wednesday, February 21, to discuss the results of an Ellicott City building floodproofing study.  The meeting will take place in the George Howard Building’s Columbia/Ellicott City Room at 3430 Court House Drive in Ellicott City, from 7:00 to 8:30 p.m. The study, which evaluated […]

  • 22 January 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    With 50% of the work on the Shoreham Adur Tidal Walls scheme now complete, construction is expected to finish by the end of 2018. The project is being carried out by Team Van Oord (TVO) on behalf of the Environment Agency, Coast to Capital Local Enterprise Partnership, Adur District Council and West Sussex County Council. […]

  • 13 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    Abu Dhabi Ports Company (ADPC) has signed a $136 million agreement for the Port of Fujairah development project, Emirates News Agency (WAM) reports.  The contract, which is supervised by the Ministry of Presidential Affairs, was signed by Ahmed Juma Al Zaabi, Deputy Minister for Presidential Affairs and Chairman of the Follow-Up Committee of the Initiatives […]

  • 4 December 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    HR Wallingford has been recognized in two categories of the IHS Dredging and Port Construction (DPC) Innovation Awards 2017 which were held in London on the 29 November 2017.  The engineering and environmental hydraulics consultancy was shortlisted for both the Innovative Support Services Award for their survey vessel, the ARC-Boat, and the New Markets Award […]

  • 1 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    Van Oord has been awarded a DPC Innovation Award for its innovative and sustainable approach to a land reclamation project in the Maldives. The company won the award in the ‘Innovation in Project Design – Open Water/ Coastal Dredging’ category. According to the organizers, the judges admired this totally rounded project with its large number […]

  • 1 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    Jan De Nul Group has won three DPC Innovation Awards: one for Dredger Design, one for Dredging Equipment and another one for Safety. Best Dredging Design: Hopper vessels with exhaust gas treatment systems Jan De Nul Group ordered four Trailing Suction Hopper Dredgers (TSHD) equipped with exhaust gas treatment systems in order to reduce harmful […]

  • 5 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Government of the Philippines’ Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has recently kicked off work on a major flood control system which is seen to alleviate the problem of overflowing and erosion along Subang Daku River in Southern Leyte. DPWH Region 8 Director Edgar Tabacon said that the project development along the largest […]