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  • 19 December 2011

    During a recent and first visit to Grand Bahama Island, His Excellency, Mr. Risto Piipponen, Ambassador of Finland, was treated to an …   (thebahamasweekly) [mappress] Source: thebahamasweekly, December 19, 2011;

  • 21 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    Minister for Grand Bahama, the Hon. Dr. Michael Darville, recently announced that the construction work on Smith’s Point Seawall in Grand Bahama is now back on track. The minister told the Smith’s Point community during the last week’s meeting that there were initial delays in getting the project started because of essential information gathering that was […]

  • 9 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    With a $35 million loan from the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), The Bahamas will seek to build the country’s resilience to coastal risks through sustainable coastal protection, including natural infrastructure and integrated management of the coast. The program will finance shoreline stabilization and coastal flooding control measures on Grand Bahama Island, Central Long Island, and […]

  • 19 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Following a six-year acquisition program, the Government of the Bahamas has announced the signing of a Letter of Intent to acquire 9 vessels for the Royal Bahamas Defence Force and construction work for their naval bases. The contract has been placed with Damen Shipyards Group, headquartered in Gorinchem, the Netherlands. In announcing the contract, the […]

  • 29 February 2012

    Efforts to enhance Saunders Beach continue as the Government signs contracts for beach replenishment for this popular Bahamian and tourist recreational area. During the signing ceremony Monday, Public Works and Transport Minister the Hon. Neko C. Grant said, “This project consists of the completion of physical enhancements to Saunders Beach comprising some 2,300 feet of […]

  • 27 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Van Oord Bags Capital Projects in Brazil and The Bahamas Van Oord, a leading international contractor specialising in dredging, marine engineering and offshore projects, has won two orders in Brazil and the Bahamas. The activities involve dredging work for the construction of a new shipyard in Aracruz, Brazil.   Nicaragua Canal Project Presented to Private […]

  • 26 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The controversial dredging operation in Bimini has been brought to a halt with the granting of an injunction by the Privy Council in London. The order to stop all dredging activities, which went into effect immediately, will stay in place until the developers, Resorts World Bimini (RWB), can demonstrate they have satisfied all the conditions […]

  • 3 November 2009
    Project & Tenders

    The Bahamas prepares for the new Genesis class cruise ships due to enter the newly dredged Nassau Harbour in December… Source: The Bahamas Weekly, September 1, 2009

  • 30 November 2010

    A prominent attorney plans to apply for a judicial review in the Supreme Court this week to get a judge to disallow dredging on Bell Island. The government recently granted billionaire philanthropist, Prince Karim al-Hussaini, the Aga Khan IV permission to dredge a seabed in the Exuma Cays Land and Sea Park. The move angered many […]

  • 14 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Over the next few months, multiple civil and marine works are scheduled to take place at the Coral Harbour, announced today the Royal Bahamas Defense Force. These works will hinder vessels passing through the Coral Harbour waterways, particularly in the area of the Royal Bahamas Defense Force Base. The key subcontractor to the Royal Bahamas Defense Force […]

  • 30 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    Van Oord has reached a major achievement in environmentally responsible maritime infrastructure development with the formal delivery and handover of the first coral engine in the Bahamas. On 28 August, in the presence of 150 invitees including Mr. Bannister, Minister of Works, the maintenance of the coral engine was handed over to local partners Stuart […]

  • 23 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    China Harbour Engineering Company (CHEC), in association with the Bahamas Ministry of Works, last Friday launched the construction of the new $39 million North Abaco Port Project. The official groundbreaking ceremony for the state-of-the-art North Abaco Project was held on June 20th, in Cooper’s Town. Among attendees were business owners, professionals, residents, and representatives from […]

  • 16 June 2011

    The Bahamas Government is continuing its efforts to redevelop Saunders Beach in the second phase of a restoration project. By Kathryn Campbell (eleutheranews) [mappress] Source: eleutheranews, June 16, 2011

  • 28 April 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Ongoing Port Development Projects Introduced (India) 58 port development projects in Public Private Partnership (PPP) mode have been awarded up to 31st March, 2013.   Damen: Partnership with Van Oord (The Bahamas) Following a six-year acquisition program, the Government of the Bahamas has announced the signing of a Letter of Intent to acquire 9 vessels […]

  • 21 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Damen: Partnership with Van Oord (The Bahamas) Following a six-year acquisition program, the Government of the Bahamas has announced the signing of a Letter of Intent to acquire 9 vessels for the Royal Bahamas Defence Force and construction work for their naval bases.   Boskalis: Port of Mombasa Expansion Underway (Kenya) In week 14 Cofra […]

  • 31 January 2012

    The town should abandon plans to dredge offshore sand for future beach fills and instead import sand from the Bahamas, an independent …   (palmbeachdailynews) [mappress] Source: palmbeachdailynews, January 31, 2012;

  • 2 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A dredging project for Resorts World Bimini’s (RWB) major resort development on Bimini has been allowed by The Bahamas Supreme Court last week. As the Nassau Guardian reports, the Court discharged the Privy Council prohibition of the project. The prohibition lasted until RWB got all the permits for the project, which were obtained last week. […]

  • 1 March 2012

    Enthusiastic Bahamians turned out with a record amount of investment cash to grab a share of the company now developing the 56-acre Nassau Container Port and 15-acre Gladstone Freight Terminal. In the initial public offering (IPO) for the port’s holding company, Arawak Port Development (APD), investors scooped up all $10 million worth of shares offered […]

  • 23 December 2011

    In order to protect the vast fishery resources at the Great Bahama Bank from poachers, National Security Minister Tommy Turnquest said the…   By DENISE MAYCOCK (tribune242) [mappress] Source: tribune242 , December 23, 2011;

  • 1 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    DEME: Solid Order Book Since the beginning of 2014, DEME managed to  maintain its order book at a fairly high level of about 3.0 billion EUR thanks to new orders, well spread worldwide across dredging, energy related and environmental activities.   Panama Canal Expansion Update – May 2014 (VIDEO) The Panama Canal expansion project will double […]

  • 24 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Van Oord, a leading international contractor specialising in dredging, marine engineering and offshore projects, has won two orders in Brazil and the Bahamas. The activities involve dredging work for the construction of a new shipyard in Aracruz, Brazil. The client is Estaleiro Jurong Aracruz (EJA), a Brazilian subsidiary of Sembcorp Marine’s Jurong Shipyard from Singapore. In […]

  • 11 August 2009

    NASSAU, Bahamas – Health, safety and protection of the environment “are of primary concern,” during the Nassau Harbor and Arawak Cay port projects, Project Manager with Boskalis International BV Frans Thomassen assured Government officials. “It is the responsibility of everyone on the site,” he said during a tour of the project last Friday… More: www.bahamaislandsinfo.com

  • 21 March 2010

    Nassau, Bahamas – An agreement uniting Government and a group of 20 private shipping interests under one port development umbrella and cementing the Arawak Cay container port contract could be signed in as little as six weeks with construction starting almost immediately and… [mappress] Source:thebahamasweekly,March 21,2010;

  • 23 October 2012

    President John Dramani Mahama on Saturday announced that government would build two additional berths at the Takoradi Harbour to accommodate more ships as a result of the oil extraction in the area. He said government would also build a mini-harbour at Domuli in the Western Region to increase the intake of ships and goods at […]

  • 6 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    A free virtual presentation – part of the Making Waves Initiative event – named Past and Present Effects of Dredging the Grand River is set to take place on Thursday, April 9, Grand Valley State University informs. The presenters will be Dr. Dan O’Keefe and Dr. Peter Wampler. Last year, a proposal to dredge the […]

  • 17 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Global Underwater Explorers divers visited three popular dive sites in Bimini, the Bahamas, where dredging is currently underway. The divers are working on the initiative of Project Baseline under the nonprofit organization Global Underwater Explorers, GUE. As can be seen in the video, the first dive site, Sharkshood, has good visibility and a pretty water […]