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  • 30 January 2012

    The DKI Jakarta provincial government and the World Bank today announced the official launch of the Jakarta Urgent Mitigation Flood Project, also known as the Jakarta Urgent Dredging Initiative, which will help improve the operation and maintenance of Jakarta’s flood management system. Specifically the project will rehabilitate sections of a number of major waterways in […]

  • 5 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    Jakarta Governor Tjahaja Purnama has urged the World Bank to accelerate the implementation of the Jakarta Emergency Dredging Initiative (JEDI) project, Antara News informs. The JEDI project is one of the measures to minimize floods in Jakarta. Its concept is to evenly distribute the flow of water in the city. “We have urged the World […]

  • 18 January 2012

    The World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors  approved a project to clean out a number of major waterways in Jakarta, in support of the provincial government’s flood management system. The Jakarta Urgent Flood Mitigation Project – also known as the Jakarta Emergency Dredging Initiative, or JEDI – will help dredge about 67.5 km of 11 […]

  • 25 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Van Oord’s largest trailing suction hopper dredger, the Vox Maxima, has started the dredging work for the creation of Pluit City, an artificial island in the bay of Jakarta, Indonesia. The Pluit City project is being developed by Van Oord–Boskalis joint venture with the completion date set for 2018. The growth of Jakarta’s population by 800,000 people per […]

  • 29 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    Jakarta Deputy Governor Djarot Saiful Hidayat recently visited the Ciliwung River dredging project, Indonesia Newsstand announced. “We have to accelerate this project because Jakarta has entered the peak of the rainy season,” Djarot said after inspecting the dredging program on the river at Bidara Cina, East Jakarta. The dredging and the cleaning process of the […]

  • 19 October 2012

    The dredging project on the rivers in the North Jakarta is currently underway. During his visit to the Pademangantimur recently, the Jakarta Governor Joko Widodo has ordered Jakarta Public Works Department to undertake a dredging program on the waterways in that area. Ery Basworo, the Head of Jakarta Public Works Department, has announced that his […]

  • 23 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    Rotterdam and Jakarta will be exchanging knowledge about urban water management and the effects of climate change for another three years. This was announced today, during Prime Minister Rutte’s economic mission to Indonesia where a new partnership agreement was signed. The exchange program, which is called ‘Dutch Training & Exposure Program Rotterdam – DKI Jakarta’, is jointly […]

  • 19 April 2011

    The Jakarta Public Works Agency is taking action to reduce flood in Jakarta. (beritajakarta) [mappress] Source: beritajakarta, April 19, 2011  

  • 6 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    As many as 23 spots of water channel, river, and plaster in Central Jakarta will be repaired by the local Water Channel Management Public Works Sub-Department. The project is targeted to finish by upcoming December. “We’ll normalize water channel, river, and plaster in 23 locations in Central Jakarta. It is conducted to anticipate puddles and […]

  • 5 July 2012

    The dredging of 13 rivers in Jakarta is not just for minimizing flood, but also to develop water sports. According to Berita Jakarta, the Sunter Lake in North Jakarta, one of the 13 rivers that will be dredged, is going to be used for rowing and water skiing venue which will be built in 2013. […]

  • 28 March 2013

    Maritime and Fishery Minister, Sharif Cicip Sutardjo met Jakarta Governor Joko ‘Jokowi’ Widodo at Jakarta City Hall, Jl. Medan Merdeka Selatan on Thursday. On this occasion, Sutardjo intends to discuss about the concept and permit related with Jakarta Provincial Government’s plan in building a giant sea wall and a reclamation in Jakarta water. According to […]

  • 23 May 2012

    Jakarta Provincial Government plans to normalize the Kresek River by dredging up the mud and building sluice gate and pumps to minimize inundations, especially when heavy rain pours. Jakarta Governor Fauzi Bowo said Kresek River is one of many rivers that will be normalized in rivers and riverbanks normalization program which currently in tender process, […]

  • 2 November 2012

    NL Agency (Ministerie van Economische Zaken) announced plans to hire a team of experts with adequate knowledge and capacity on an hourly basis to work on the preparation of a Master Plan for the implementation of the coastal defense strategy Jakarta (Jakarta Coastal Defense Strategy). The overall objective of the project is the implementation of […]

  • 17 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    PT. Pelabuhan Indonesia II (IPC), Mitsui & Co, Ltd. (Mitsui), Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha (NYK Line) and PSA International Pte Ltd (PSA) have agreed to jointly participate in the construction and operation of a new container terminal at Tanjung Priok Port, Jakarta, Indonesia. This new terminal will be developed and operated by the newly established […]

  • 3 July 2012

    According to, the Jakarta Emergency Dredging Initiative will be applied to 13 rivers in Jakarta starting this October. The project will be undertaken by the Jakarta administration in collaboration with the Ciliwung-Cisadane Center and Cipta Karya. The tender process was completed this July and involved 14 companies from 8 countries. “We will begin the […]

  • 11 April 2012

    West Jakarta Water Management Public Works Sub-Department commences dredging of the Semanan River to prevent floods. The Durikosambi Urban Village, Cengkareng Sub-District, West Jakarta, is often flooded because the river is clogged with grass and mud, according to Berita Jakarta. At least two dredges and two trucks will be working on the project to deepen […]

  • 21 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Netherlands and Indonesia are working together on the implementation of water safety for Greater Jakarta. Knowledge and experience from the ongoing National Capital Integrated Coastal Development (NCICD) programme is being used for this. This was announced by the Dutch water sector during a mission in Jakarta led by Prime Minister Rutte, Minister Ploumen (Foreign […]

  • 7 June 2012

    The Jakarta Provincial Government keeps trying to solve flood problems, according to the Berita Jakarta. East Flood Canal (KBT) has reduced flood potency in eastern and northern Jakarta for about 30 percent. The flood succeeded to be reduced, because KBT optimization could cut through and hold 5 rivers, namely Cipinang, Sunter, Buaran, Jati Kramat and […]

  • 27 December 2012

    Residents give a boisterous welcome to Jakarta’s newly elected governor, Joko Widodo, when he shows up for a town meeting with the residents of a Jakarta slum where residents’ shacks overlook the muddy, garbage-strewn waters of the Ciliwung River. The governor’s administration plans to fix chronic flooding here by dredging the river and moving residents […]

  • 19 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The dredging work for the creation of Pluit City, an artificial island in the bay of Jakarta, Indonesia, is moving ahead. The growth of Jakarta’s population by 800,000 people per year has resulted in ambitious plans for the further development of Jakarta Bay. Trailing suction hopper dredgers are now dredging the sand that will be […]

  • 4 July 2012

    Berita Jakarta reports that the Jakarta Government has built embankments or mud deposit pool in Ancol Beach North Jakarta to accommodate as much as 3.4 million ton meter cubic mud sedimentation of 13 rivers in Jakarta Emergency Dredging Initiative (JEDI). Fauzi Bowo, the Jakarta Governor, said this mud pool in Ancol area is as wide […]

  • 30 November 2009

    The Jakarta administration is waiting for a World Bank loan channeled by the Finance Ministry before starting its project to dredge 13 main rivers… Source: Jakarta Post, November 30, 2009;

  • 29 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Although it is still dry season, the city administration is accelerating the dredging works on the Jakarta waterways, according to TEMPO.CO. The rivers, reservoirs and water channels dredging operations are being carried out as an anticipation strategy of flood threat during rainy season, said Jakarta Deputy Governor Djarot Saiful Hidayat. “Dry season is the right time […]

  • 4 January 2010

    JAKARTA: Bekasi regency plans to construct a Rp 7.6 trillion (US$808 million) international seaport to spur the economy of the regency. Source: The Jakarta Post, January 4, 2009; [mappress]

  • 18 April 2011

    The Jakarta government will act on the Supreme Court’s decision to legalize the reclamation of Jakarta Beach and implement… (tempointeractive) [mappress] Source: tempointeractive, March 18, 2011

  • 25 May 2010

    As many as 19 points of waterways in South Jakarta will be repaired by South Jakarta Sub-dept. of Public Works Water System. [mappress] Source: beritajakarta, May 25, 2010;