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  • 10 November 2011

    The government has launched a public consultation on land reclamation and cavern use… (thestandard) [mappress] Source: thestandard, November 10, 2011;

  • 13 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The World Ocean Council (WOC) has announced that the 3rd Sustainable Ocean Summit (SOS) will be held on 9-11 November, 2015 in Singapore. The SOS is the only international, multi-sectoral, business event dedicated to “Corporate Ocean Responsibility”. This first SOS to be held in Asia, the 2015 event is being developed in collaboration with stakeholders […]

  • 4 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) has just published their “Annual Report”, in which they present an overview of the state of affairs of the IADC and its activities in 2015. The report highlights various projects that the Association has undertaken for the year. Highlights of the year include IADC’s 50th seminar in cooperation with […]

  • 25 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Marine Department of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (SAR) has announced that marine works involving dredging operations, removal and laying of private moorings will be carried out in Causeway Bay Typhoon Shelter. During the next three months, the works will be carried out by one grab dredger and one hopper barge with some […]

  • 5 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    With immediate effect and for a period of approximately 10 months, marine works involving dredging operations, removal of breakwater and piling works will be carried out inside Causeway Bay Typhoon Shelter. The works will be carried out by a flotilla of vessels including one grab dredger, two hopper barges, two derrick barges and three tugboats, according to the […]

  • 21 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Finally, after year and a half of waiting, date for the beginning of construction work on the Nicaragua Grand Canal project has been revealed. Work on the $50 billion worth Canal that will link the Atlantic and the Pacific is set to begin on December 22nd after feasibility studies have been approved. “We are ready […]

  • 29 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    The dredging operations off Kai Tak Cruise Terminal, scheduled to last 10 months, have officially started, according to mardep.gov.hk. The works will be carried out by a flotilla of vessels including one grab dredger, four hopper barges, one derrick lighter, three tug boats and one survey boat. The number of vessels engaged in the works will change […]

  • 4 December 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The Chinese dredger “Jie Long” has been redesigned by Damen Dredging Equipment to adapt it to cutter dredging at the important depth of -50 m. This deep dredging is required for its contribution to the infrastructural works of the Macau-Hong Kong-Zhu Hai transport link. Damen not only engineered and delivered the components, but also supervised […]

  • 10 June 2011

      United Arab Shipping Company (UASC) is the fifth shipping line to send a ULCS (ultra large container ship) to Rotterdam. Last Sunday, the ‘Umm Salal’ of 13,100 TEU arrived at ECT Maasvlakte. Together with six sister vessel to be commissioned next year, the ‘Umm Salal’ is to be scheduled in a AUSC service between […]

  • 7 May 2012

    China has been funding major infrastructure projects across the Indian neighbourhood. But four of the major projects, including the Deep Sea Port (DSP) and a power plant in Bangladesh funded by Beijing, have run into serious trouble, according to the Mail Online. Besides the DSP, a dredging project in Gorai river funded by China Harbour […]

  • 13 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    Minister for Ports Denis Napthine today announced three new appointments to the Port of Melbourne Corporation Board which is tasked to ensure the port can meet the future demands of increased trade. “The Port of Melbourne had a record year in 2011-12 with increases across all cargo types and overall throughput of 87 million revenue […]

  • 30 November 2012

    Attendees from Hong Kong, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Philippines and Thailand successfully completed an International Hydrographic Organization (IHO) capacity building workshop on Marine Spatial Data Infrastructure (MSDI), hosted by the Korea Hydrographic and Oceanographic Administration (KHOA). Fourteen students spent five days in the city of Incheon, Republic of Korea, learning theoretical concepts and SDI best […]

  • 22 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) is interested in hosting more conferences in the future following the success of its 50th Anniversary Conference, “From Birth to Boom: Asian Maritime Megastructures”. The conference which was held at the Island Shangri-La Hotel in Hong Kong on October 23, 2015 was attended by 130 top-level executives from […]

  • 8 May 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (May 2 – May 8, 2016).   TSHD Inai Kenanga Electrical Installations Completed Bakker Sliedrecht has just completed the electrical installations works on the trailing suction hopper dredger Inai Kenanga.   HKIA Land Reclamation Scheme Gets Green Light A massive […]

  • 13 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Historical Association Sliedrecht (Historische Vereniging Sliedrecht) will host a lecture named ‘The Wonderful World of Hydraulic Engineering – Dredging’ on Thursday, March 21, 2019 in Sliedrecht, the Netherlands. Dredging is much more than bringing sand to the surface, it is the whole world of hydraulic engineering, said the Association in its announcement. The construction of […]

  • 29 July 2013

    Pingtan Marine Enterprise Ltd.  an integrated marine services company providing territorial sea fishing and dredging services in the People’s Republic of China (PRC), today announced that its Board of Directors has received an offer from its Chairman and CEO, Mr. Xinrong Zhuo, to acquire the assets of China Dredging Group, or CDGC, and its PRC […]

  • 19 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    A group of international scientists have released their findings about a proposed trans-isthmus shipping canal in Nicaragua, raising concerns about environmental impact and lack of information. The mega project would be built by the Nicaraguan government with the Hong Kong Nicaragua Canal Development Company (HKND) and would exceed the Panama Canal in both size and […]

  • 6 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Netherlands has the best port infrastructure in the world, according to the World Economic Forum in ‘The Global Competitiveness Report 2016-2017’. “It is the sixth consecutive time that our country has taken the top position. In comparison with last year, Singapore remains in second place, Hong Kong takes third place and Belgium is seventh,” […]

  • 17 September 2010

    This is according to the World Economic Forum in ”The Global Competitiveness Report 2010-2011”. Hong Kong’s wet infrastructure was deemed to be the best in the world, followed by Singapore. The Netherlands came third, before Belgium and Germany. The level of the current infrastructure is largely the result of the major investment projects in Rotterdam […]

  • 2 November 2012

    Recently, CCCC First Harbor Engineering Co., Ltd. has won the bid for the project of No. 26 iron ore terminal in Nanjiang area of Tianjin Port, with a contract value of 208 million yuan. Located in Nanjiang area of Tianjin Port, with a coastline of 400 meters, with an annual designed through capacity of 23 […]

  • 30 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    After a long career of nearly 40 years COO P.H.G. (Peter) de Ridder will be leaving Van Oord to retire on 1 January 2013. The Supervisory Board of Van Oord has, in consultation with the Executive Board, decided to strengthen the Executive Board with two Van Oord members. J.B.E.M. (Joep) Athmer (57) and C.A. (Niels) […]

  • 8 July 2013

    HR Wallingford has been appointed as the distributor for Innovyze products in Malaysia. From 1 July 2013, the international engineering and environmental hydraulics organisation will sell and support Innovyze’s range of hydraulic modelling and asset management software in the region. “HR Wallingford successfully distributes Innovyze software in China, Hong Kong, Taiwan and Italy,” explains Dr […]

  • 22 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

                    Exclusive Update: DEME’s Dredgers at New Suez Canal  DEME, an international group of specialized companies in the field of capital and maintenance dredging, land reclamation, port infrastructure development, etc. has announced that their part of dredging works on the New Suez Canal are on schedule and 50% […]

  • 9 September 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    CEDA Corporate Member Rabobank has published its newest outlook for the dredging sector, and for the first time, made it available to the general public. Introduction The dredging sector is an important market segment in Belgium and the Netherlands. In the Netherlands 160 companies with total annual sales of more than EUR 1 bn and […]

  • 9 December 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    BMT Asia Pacific and BMT ARGOSS, subsidiaries of BMT Group Ltd, have been appointed by Hong Kong Nicaragua Canal Development Group (HKND) to undertake a series of marine and port assessments for the Nicaragua Canal. BMT will assist the development and validation of the Canal’s design and operations through a structured framework. “Our Study will […]

  • 6 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Netherlands has the best port infrastructure in the world. That is what the World Economic Forum says in ‘The Global Competitiveness Report 2012-2013’. The Netherlands swapped positions with Singapore, which is now second. Hong Kong remains in third place. The level enjoyed by the current infrastructure is largely thanks to the big investment projects […]