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  • 17 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Last week, the Japanese Government delivered two SENWATEC amphibious excavator-dredgers to the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH). This equipment was acquired through the Non-Project Grant Aid of the Government of Japan. Minister Akio Isomata of Japan’s Minister of Economic Affairs handed over the dredging machines to the DPWH as a Japan-funded Non-Project Grant […]

  • 18 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    Officials from the Japanese Embassy in Manila and the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) last week visited several improvement projects along the Pasig River, funded by the Japanese Government. The site inspection was led by Ambassador Koji Haneda and DPWH Secretary Mark Villar aboard a river boat, who toured the ongoing Pasig-Marikina River […]

  • 22 January 2014

    Japan’s Defense Ministry on Tuesday invited tenders for work related to the construction of a controversial replacement facility for a U.S. Marine base in Okinawa despite local opposition to the base relocation. The ministry’s Okinawa Defense Bureau hopes to sign the required contracts by the end of March to build a new base in a […]

  • 9 October 2012

    On Saturday, the construction work has begun on a submerged breakwater in the Kainan City harbor, Wakayama Prefecture, western Japan. According to newsonjapan.com, the steel pipes measuring 3 meters wide and 30 meters long were buried in the seabed. “The breakwater will greatly reduce damage caused by tsunami,” stated an official at the regional development […]

  • 11 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    India and Japan have decided to further strengthen their cooperation in the maritime sector as a part of the overall robust bilateral relations. The two countries agreed to enhance their interaction through the existing forums and through port-to-port exchanges. These issues came up for a discussion between the Union Minister of Shipping Shri G.K. Vasan, […]

  • 26 April 2010

    Japan’s Itochu Group has submitted a proposal to Vietnam’s Ministry of Transport in cooperation with Vinalines to develop the Lach Huyen port in Hai Phong. Under the proposal, Itochu will invest US$160m to construct two container berths, with the Vietnamese government investing US$260m… [mappress] Source:stonebtb,April 26,2010;

  • 26 April 2013

    Deputy Prime Minister of Japan, His Excellency Mr.Taro Aso and Parliamentary Senior Vice Minister of Finance, Honourable Ms. Yuko Obuchi will visit Sri Lanka from 1st to 2nd May 2013, as a follow-up to the visit of His Excellency President Mahinda Rajapaksa to Tokyo in March this year. Mr.Aso is also the Finance Minister of […]

  • 4 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    Japan’s Mitsubishi Corporation (MC) said in its latest announcement that they have won a $110 million port construction contract in the Republic of Iraq. Extended by the General Company for Ports of Iraq (GCPI), the contract covers a port rehabilitation project in the country’s southern region of Basra and it is being funded through ODA […]

  • 18 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Three countries have announced their intention to form a coalition for a global advocacy for large delta areas. The new initiative was discussed at the UN World conference on disaster risk reduction on 16 March. The tentative name is Delta coalition and the launching countries are Colombia, Japan and the Netherlands. Parliamentary vice-minister Kenichiro Euno […]

  • 1 March 2012

      Caterpillar Inc. and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) announced that Caterpillar Japan Ltd. (CJL) and MHI have agreed to complete a second phase of a share redemption plan in the second quarter of 2012, resulting in Caterpillar becoming the sole owner of CJL. The estimated value of the second phase of the share redemption […]

  • 15 March 2011

      BHP Billiton CEO, Marius Kloppers, today announced a donation of US$1 million to the Red Cross to assist with disaster relief in the wake of the earthquake and tsunami in Japan. Mr Kloppers said BHP Billiton had a long standing and substantial relationship with Japan. “Japan is one of BHP Billiton’s largest country markets […]

  • 4 May 2010

    Kenya has inched closer to building the multi-billion shilling Lamu port after China said it was willing to finance the project that Japan… [mappress] Source: businessdailyafrica, May 4, 2010;

  • 29 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    The construction of deepwater Lach Huyen terminal in Haiphong will begin this month, Vietnam Prime Minister Nguyen Tam Dung announced last week. The $1.2Bn, 900,000 teu joint venture between Vietnam’s Vinalines and Japan’s Mitusi OSK Lines, Nippon Yusen Kaisha and Itochu is the first public-private project in Vietnam and is expected to be operational in […]

  • 15 November 2010

    The Indonesian government`s plan to build a new cargo port near Jakarta was discussed by visiting Vice President Boediono and Japan Bank for… (antaranews) [mappress] Source: antaranews, November 16, 2010;

  • 18 March 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The Government of Japan provided grant assistance amounting to Japanese Yen 2,678 million (approximately Rs. 3.7 billion) towards the following four projects for meeting the urgent needs in sectors such as; fisheries, roads and health. This assistance was conveyed by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at the Summit Meeting with President Mahinda Rajapaksa, during his visit […]

  • 12 January 2012

    A Japanese delegation led by H.E. Mr. Takeshi Maeda, Minister for Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism, Government of Japan along with Mr. Akitaka Saiki, Ambassador of Japan to India met the Union Minister of Shipping, Shri G.K. Vasan, in New Delhi today. Bilateral issues concerning the port and shipping sectors and other issues of mutual […]

  • 7 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    DP World, UAE Region, the region’s premier marine terminal operator, received a delegation from the Japanese Business Council (JBC) in Dubai and briefed its members on the current plans to expand capacity at the flagship Jebel Ali Port. Mohammed Al Muallem, Senior Vice President and Managing Director, DP World, UAE region welcomed the visiting delegation. […]

  • 17 May 2011

    On May 11, with the interest in possible cooperation, Takashi Osanai, Ambassador of Japan in Latvia, and Kanji Goto, Third Secretary of the Embassy of Japan in Latvia, visited the Freeport of Riga Authority. The main matter in discussions, joined by Leonīds Loginovs, CEO of the Freeport of Riga, and Edgars Sūna, Director of Department […]

  • 29 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Yesterday, 28 January, was the first day of a week-long promotion trip through Japan by representatives of the Municipality of Rotterdam and the Port of Rotterdam Authority. Mayor Ahmed Aboutaleb and President and CEO of the Port Authority, Hans Smits are leading the delegation. There are two parallel programmes: one emphasising shipping companies, shippers and […]

  • 21 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A Ping-to-Chart™ workshop was recently held in Tokyo, Japan to inform existing and new clients about the latest improvements offered by CARIS marine GIS solutions for the processing, analysis and management of high-volume marine spatial data. The workshop, which was a follow-up to the successful 2012 event, was once again presented in cooperation with TOYO […]

  • 11 April 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

     Members of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Japan District, yesterday released a video of the dredging operations from the US Army’s Yokohama North Dock facility in Kanagawa, Japan. According to the Corps, the project calls for the removal of approximately 50,000 cubic meters of dredge sediments within the U.S. Exclusive Use Area (EUA) in […]

  • 11 November 2011

    Last March, a tsunami caused by an earthquake in Japan destroyed over a third of Santa Cruz Harbor, causing an estimated $22 million in …   (boatingindustry) [mappress] Source: boatingindustry, November 11, 2011;

  • 13 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Official delivery of the Sayuru, a self-propelled grab hopper dredger that was built under the Grant Aid scheme of Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), has been scheduled for next week. Delivery of the dredger to the Ceylon Fishery Harbors Corporation (CFHC) will take place at the Dikkowita Fisheries Harbor. The dredger will be one of the most […]

  • 29 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Government of Japan has donated dredging equipment to the Government of Malawi worth around $4.54 million to help Electricity Supply Corporation of Malawi (ESCOM) enhance its work of generating electricity in the country. Bright Msaka, the Minister of Natural Resources, Energy and Mining, received the donation on behalf of the Malawi Government and ESCOM. […]

  • 10 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Naha Military Port, Okinawa, Japan, is currently undergoing its first dredging operation since 1989. According to the U.S. Army, this major hub in shipping for military and other government service cargo is currently unable to support medium draft vessels for unit moves. “We have a great team here with Military Sealift Command and U.S. Army […]

  • 23 January 2012

    On 19 January, the Danish Maritime Authority hosted a Japanese delegation from the Ministry for Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism, as well as from Japanese port bureaus and ports. Japanese ports are facing increasing competition from other container ports in Asia. The purpose of the visit was to present the plans of the Japanese government […]