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  • 1 June 2020
    Infrastructure, Ports & Logistics

    Just a stone’s throw from Dubai’s iconic Ain Dubai and Palm Jumeirah, the project involved reclaiming 60 hectares of additional land and constructing huge quay walls and a new marina in the azure blue water. Set to open in October 2020, Dubai Harbor is a unique and luxurious waterfront development that combines world-class maritime facilities […]

  • 11 March 2020
    Business & Finance

     Dredge Yard’s cutter suction dredger ECO 300 was successfully delivered to their client in Dubai in the last quarter of 2019. This dredger was specifically designed and customized for challenging projects involving hard soil. “Recently, we have received some updates on the project. The dredger ECO 300 is performing to the highest standards, despite […]

  • 19 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    The International Association of Dredging Companies’ (IADC) Young Management Program started yesterday in Dubai, UAE. Over a period of 3 days, participants will follow presentations and workshops, based on the topic Dredging for Sustainable Infrastructure. Presentations and workshops are given by Frank Verhoeven (IADC President), Julius Sen (LSE Ideas), Mart van Kuijk (VBDO), Dr. Mouad […]

  • 10 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    HR Wallingford has announced that their classroom training under the name ‘Wave Action on Coastal Structures’ is set to take place on May 21-22, 2019, in Jumeirah Lake Towers, Dubai.  This course will teach the theory and methods necessary for delivering alternative solutions to coastal problems. “Attendees will gain a thorough understanding of a range […]

  • 12 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    An extensive new harbor complex that will attract large cruise ships to one of the Middle East’s most iconic locations is underway, with Keller nearing completion on some innovative deep compaction works. The new 20-million-square-foot Dubai Harbor, which will sit adjacent to the famous Palm Jumeirah, will feature the region’s largest marina, as well as […]

  • 30 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    UniSite UniSite Group, a Ningbo based company involved in dredging, land reclamation, offshore projects, marine, mechanical engineering and green remediation projects, is currently taking part in the Seatrade Maritime event in Dubai, UAE. As a part of UAE Maritime Week, held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai, […]

  • 25 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    With the significant number of seaport terminals lining the Arabian coasts, port authorities and operators continue to expand and upgrade their infrastructure in order to increase their market positions and stay competitive. The Middle Eastern ports sector has witnessed enormous growth over the last few years which has resulted in significant competition between ports as […]

  • 11 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Meraas has announced that Dubai Harbor will have a second cruise terminal in addition to the one already revealed in January 2017. Dubai Harbor will be the first cruise destination to build two terminals simultaneously which when completed will accommodate 1,200,000 passengers annually. “Each terminal will be approximately 14,000 square meters in size with one single […]

  • 19 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    Van Oord has been awarded the contract for Dubai Harbor marine works, a prestigious mega project in Dubai. Execution of this capital project will take place from September 2017 to May 2019, Dutch dredging contractor said in its announcement. “Our responsibilities will include dredging the 12-kilometer navigation channel, reclaiming land and executing vibro compaction,” said […]

  • 18 May 2017
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Coastal Rambler, one of Acta Marine’s shoalbusters, has been supporting the construction of Dubai’s Deira Island. The vessel’s main duties on the Deira job are handling barges loaded with the rocks that form the basis of the artificial island structure. “Considering the dimensions of the barges involved – up to 10,000 DWT – Coastal Rambler […]

  • 7 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Mohammed bin Rashid Space Centre (MBRSC) has announced the results of conducting an analytical study to monitor the changes on Dubai coastlines during varying periods between 2009 and 2015. The study covered the natural geographical and human changes the Dubai coastline witnessed, from Al Mamzar Beach Park to the Dubai Waterfront Project and the […]

  • 9 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    In order to serve markets in Central Asia and the Middle East as effectively as possible, international engineering and consultancy firm Witteveen+Bos is opening a new regional office in Dubai, UAE. Both regions are facing major challenges in dealing with water shortages, environmental pollution, and rapid urbanization, as well as in securing energy supplies and […]

  • 29 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    This year’s Port Management Strategy Summit (11 – 12 February 2014, Dubai) will bring together distinguished maritime leaders to discuss and benchmark crucial issues on how to seize new opportunities with value-added port strategies in today’s market and creating maximum impact in the business. It will comprise of real life case studies, keynote presentations, interactive […]

  • 3 October 2013

    UAE Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Makyoum inaugurated the Dubai Water Canal which will connect the Business Bay with the Arabian Gulf passing through the heart of Dubai at a total cost of about AED 2 billion. The inauguration ceremony was attended by Dubai Crown […]

  • 14 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    The importance of a strong legal framework in building a sustainable business was underlined during a visit by Dubai Courts to DP World’s flagship Jebel Ali port recently. Top officials from Dubai Courts led by Dr. Ahmed Saeed Bin Hazim, Director General of Dubai Courts, were welcomed by HE Jamal Majid Bin Thaniah; Vice Chairman, […]

  • 15 March 2013

    Colombo International Container Terminals Ltd. General Manager Tissa Wickramasinghe was invited to be a guest speaker at the third annual Global Liner Shipping Conference which was held in Dubai on 25 and 26 February 2013. Being the only speaker from Sri Lanka, the subject allocated to him was the latest port development in Colombo and […]

  • 15 February 2013
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Meraas Development LLC has again contracted Van Oord to build an island in the emirate of Dubai. Jumana Island will lie 500 metres off the coast and will be used for urban development. A bridge will connect the island to the coast. The contract is worth approximately EUR 100 million. Work on the project has […]

  • 5 February 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Unique System FZE, a Unique Maritime Group Company, which is one of the world’s leading integrated turnkey subsea and offshore solution provider, along with The Geodesy and Hydrographic Survey Section of Dubai Municipality established a permanent tidal station at Al Mamzaar. Dubai Municipality’s Geodesy and Hydrographic Survey Section of Dubai Municipality has several components comprising […]

  • 28 November 2012

    DP World today celebrated the 41st UAE National Day with cultural and traditional Emirati festivities for its employees, partners, customers and friends. Activities included the ceremonial planting of a tree in response to the suggestion of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister, and Ruler of Dubai, to plant […]

  • 29 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    DP World Chairman HE Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem welcomed progress on the expansion at Jebel Ali Port, which includes the brand new $850 million Terminal 3, saying it was crucial in supporting the growth of Dubai and the wider Middle East, Africa and Subcontinent region. Mr Bin Sulayem’s comments came as he inspected the construction […]

  • 6 September 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Recently, ZPMC has signed a sales contract with Dubai Ports Group for supplying cranes to Jebel Ali Port in Dubai, UAE, with a total contract value of some 170 million U.S. dollars. The project involves nine shore bridges and 25 automatic rail-mounted gantry cranes, which are scheduled to be delivered in batches from 2013 to […]

  • 11 June 2012

    As part of its continuous commitment to support industry related events, Abu Dhabi Ports Company (ADPC) presented delegates of the 5th Global Logistics & SCM Strategy Summit, held in Dubai recently, with an opportunity to visit both the Taweelah Visitor Centre and the Port Island in a tour specifically designed to meet their respective interests. […]

  • 14 May 2012

    Eng Hussain Nassir Lootah, Director General of Dubai Municipality, during a press conference held in municipality conference hall, has announced three prestigious projects approved by HH Sheikh Hamdan Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai, Minister of Finance and Chairman of Dubai Municipality. Lootah said that the most important project is Dubai Safari Project, […]

  • 23 April 2012

    Celebrating the 40th anniversary of Port Rashid, DP World officials stressed that leadership, vision, commitment and successful partnerships were at the forefront of the success of Dubai’s port and marine terminal industry over the decades. At the Annual Gala Dinner hosted by DP World, UAE Region for its stakeholders, partners and clients from the supply […]

  • 24 November 2011
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    On 16th November 2011, the Al Jadaf Dockyard, Dubai witnessed a colorful launching ceremony of the newly built second Cutter Suction Dredger (CSD 500) which is constructed by APT Global Shipyard on behalf of VostaLMG. The Management of APT Global and Representatives of VostaLMG congratulated all the team members and supporters on this auspicious occasion […]

  • 24 October 2011

    H.E. Abdul Rahman Saif Al Ghurair, Chairman of Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry, urged Dutch companies to take advantage of Dubai’s position as a leading business hub and gateway to growing Middle Eastern, Asian and African markets, during a Country Focus Briefing event at the organisation’s head office. His Excellency highlighted the cooperation between […]

  • 22 June 2011

    The new $4.3m port under construction at Dubai Creek will be completed by August, said Eng. Hussain Nasser Lootah, Director General of Dubai…   (qatarsocial) [mappress] Source: qatarsocial, June 22, 2011

  • 12 February 2011

    Dubai Port World, one of the largest global port operators, said on Friday it is in talks with major ports in India to modernise the port… (rediff) [mappress] Source: rediff, February 13, 2011;

  • 4 October 2010

    Agreement will strengthen co-operation promoting maritime environment protection and conducting maritime training and research…   By Tony Chua (sbr) [mappress] Source: sbr, October 4, 2010;