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  • 2 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    DEME Delivers Strong 2013 Results In 2013, DEME reached a turnover of EUR 2.53 billion in 2013. Compared to the previous year, this represents an increase of 32% and a record turnover.   Australia: Port of Melbourne Maintenance Dredging Kicks Off Port of Melbourne Corporation yesterday commenced maintenance dredging as a routine part of port […]

  • 4 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Studies have found that container throughput in Hong Kong will continue to grow in the coming years, and it is necessary to enhance the capacity of existing container terminals and related infrastructures to cope with the growth. The Study on the Strategic Development Plan for Hong Kong Port 2030 and the Preliminary Feasibility Study for […]

  • 6 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    Airport Authority Hong Kong (AAHK) has awarded Fugro another significant land site investigation contract as part of the $18 billion three-runway system (3RS) project for the expansion of Hong Kong International Airport. Under the agreement, Fugro will perform geotechnical drilling and cone penetration tests on newly reclaimed land, and provide laboratory testing to acquire geotechnical […]

  • 27 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Hong Kong Marine Department (MARDEP) has just announced the latest update on the Tai O dredging project, saying that a significant amount of dredging operations will be conducted in this area for a period of approximately eight months.  The works will be conducted by a flotilla of vessels including one derrick lighter, one hopper barge, […]

  • 9 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA) has just released this very interesting video about the construction of their Three-Runway System (3RS). This capital construction project started in August 2016, including reclamation of approximately 650 hectares of land, which will be completed in phases for the subsequent works such as the new runway, taxiway system as well as […]

  • 3 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    A massive land reclamation scheme around the Chek Lap Kok Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA), aimed to enable the addition of the third runway, has received the green light. The works, being carried out on behalf of the Hong Kong Airport Authority (HKAA), include formation of 650 ha of land by ground improvement and seabed filling, […]

  • 28 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Hong Kong Marine Department (MARDEP) has just released the latest update on the Tuen Mun – Chek Lap Kok Link works, part of the Hong Kong International Airport land reclamation scheme.  With immediate effect and for a period of approximately 24 months, marine works involving drainage outfall construction, marine site investigation, seawall construction and barging operations […]

  • 18 May 2011

    A year-long public consultation exercise will be launched later this year on whether Hong Kong needs to reclaim land or develop rock caverns… By Colleen Lee (thestandard) [mappress] Source: thestandard, May 18, 2011;

  • 3 November 2009

    Victoria Harbour has been squeezed to less than half its original width – to a mere 910 metres – with the completion of the Central Reclamation Phase III. Before any reclamation began, the gap between Kowloon and Hong Kong – from Johnson Road in Wan Chai to Chatham Road in Tsim Sha Tsui – was […]

  • 4 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    China Communications Construction Company Ltd. (CCCC) has won a bid for land reclamation of the Hong Kong International Airport’s (HKIA) Three-Runway System (3RS), with a contract value of some 13.130 million yuan ($1.94 billion). The eight-year construction of 3RS is expected to be completed in 2024, with the commissioning of the new runway in 2022, […]

  • 15 November 2011

    The population of Hong Kong is expected to reach 8.15 million by 2030, meaning the city’s existing area will be nearly overloaded. The …   (wantchinatimes) [mappress] Source: wantchinatimes, November 15, 2011;

  • 22 August 2014
    Business & Finance

    Marine works involving site investigation, dredging operations, temporary reclamation, construction of temporary seawall and construction of tunnel have begun at one more location in Causeway Bay Typhoon Shelter, Hong Kong. According to the Marine Department of the Hong Kong SAR notice, works on the project started two days ago and will continue over the next […]

  • 19 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Executive Council of Hong Kong has endorsed the three runway plan and asked the Airport Authority to take forward the project, which is estimated to cost $141.5 billion. Secretary for Transport & Housing, Anthony Cheung, has told the media that, as the current two runway system will be full soon, Hong Kong International Airport needs […]

  • 5 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    The first of Port of Tauranga’s new-build tugs arrived today after a 30 day delivery voyage from Hong Kong. The Tai Pari and her sister vessel Tai Timu were built to the Port’s specifications by Cheoy Lee of Hong Kong. The Tai Timu is scheduled to arrive at Tauranga at the end of June. The tug […]

  • 24 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    Balfour Beatty, the international infrastructure group, today announces that their 50:50 Far East joint venture, Gammon Construction, has been awarded two contracts worth a total value of £705 million. The first award is for £568 million contract for the Highways Department of the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region to construct the Kai […]

  • 8 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    With immediate effect and for a period of approximately 3 months, dredging operations will be carried out off Kwun Tong Typhoon Shelter, the Hong Kong Marine Department (MARDEP) said in its latest announcement. The works will be carried out by a flotilla of vessels including one dumb lighter, one backhoe pontoon, three bucket pontoons, one […]

  • 21 December 2009
    Project & Tenders

    SYDNEY (Dow Jones)–Australia’s New South Wales state government said Friday that Hong Kong’s Hutchison Whampoa Ltd. (0013.HK) has been awarded the right to operate the third container terminal at Sydney’s Port Botany, due to be completed in 2012… Source: The Wall Street journal ,December 18, 2009

  • 17 August 2011

    Hong Kong’s China Merchants Group together with Cosco Group, IMC Group and Qingdao Port have held a joint venture signing ceremony… (transportweekly) [mappress] Source: transportweekly, August 17, 2011

  • 25 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    On 2nd October 2013, the Maintenance Contract for Seawalls and Navigation Channels (2013-2016) was signed between CWE and the Civil Engineering and Development Department of HK SAR. With a contract value of HKD140, 000,000 (USD17, 950,000 in equivalent), the project is of a construction period of 3 years, of which the commencement date is 8th […]

  • 23 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    With immediate effect and for a period of approximately 12 months, marine works involving dredging, reclamation, piling and construction of seawall will be carried out in the areas west of the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Center. These works will be undertaken by a flotilla of vessels including two grab dredgers, two split hopper barges, four derrick barges, three jack-up […]

  • 16 September 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    KCAP + FELIXX have won the international competition for the redevelopment of the 130-kilometer coastline of Dapeng, a green peninsula in the bay between Hong Kong and Shenzhen. In September 2018, the typhoon Mangkhut damaged the infrastructure of the peninsula to various degrees. An international competition was launched to develop a plan to restore the […]

  • 15 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    The Hong Kong Marine Department (MARDEP) yesterday released the latest update on the dredging operations at Kwai Tsing Container Terminals 4, 6, 7 and 8 West, saying that the works will continue for a period of approximately 12 months. The dredging operations will be carried out by a grab dredger and two tug boats, three […]

  • 24 December 2009
    Project & Tenders

    Speaking at the groundbreaking ceremony today Mrs Lau said the terminal will be an iconic building in the region. Upon its commissioning, Hong Kong will have four berths for cruise vessels… Source:news.gov.hk,December 23,2009; [mappress]

  • 14 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    With immediate effect and for a period of approximately 5 months, dredging operations will be carried out at Tuen Mun Public Cargo Working Area, the Hong Kong Marine Department (MARDEP) reports. According to MARDEP, the works will be carried out by one derrick lighter and one split hopper barge. One work boat and two tugboats will […]

  • 19 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Hong Kong Marine Department (MARDEP) has just released the latest update on the rock excavation and dredging works in Kwai Tsing Container Basin, saying that the project will continue for a period of approximately 3 months. According to MARDEP, the operations will be carried out by a drilling barge, and one grab dredger, two split […]

  • 24 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    For approximately 11 months, dredging operations will be carried out in Hong Kong’s Northern Fairway. The works will be carried out by a grab dredger and three tug boats and three split-hopper barges will assist in the works. The number of vessels engaged in the works will change from time to time to suit operational […]