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  • 23 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Shipping Minister Shahjahan Khan today said that, during the last eight years, the government has completed the dredging work of a total of 47 nearly dying rivers, Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS) – National News Agency of Bangladesh said in their latest announcement. The minister said this responding to a query made by treasury bench lawmaker […]

  • 9 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    A navigability survey on the country’s 53 river routes will be completed by the end of this month, according to Bangladeshi Shipping Minister Shahjahan Khan. With financial support from the World Bank, Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Authority (BIWTA) is conducting the survey under the project Inland Waterway Navigability Study, said Khan. An agreement with Royal Haskoning […]

  • 28 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    Shipping Minister Shajahan Khan announced today that the government had undertaken a project to procure 20 dredgers to ensure navigation in rivers across the country. “The government already procured 11 dredgers and conducted sand query in 1,000 kms waterways to ensure smooth navigation for water transports during its last tenure,” said Khan. According to the […]

  • 6 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Shipping Minister Shajahan Khan yesterday inaugurated the dredging works for improving the navigability of river route from Mongla to Pakshi via Chandpur-Mawa-Goalanda, local media reports. The project aims at boosting navigability of the waterway for facilitating shipment of heavy equipment and goods at Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant. Under the project, to be conducted by the […]

  • 26 August 2013

    The Mongla Port dredging program is scheduled to commence during the next month, according to dhakatribune.com. The main purpose of this development project is to secure the 7.5 m depth around the Mongla jetty and mooring buoy area. Regarding this dredging plan, the Mongla Port Authority (MPA) signed an agreement yesterday with the lowest bidder […]

  • 9 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Bangladesh Shipping Minister Shahjahan Khan yesterday inaugurated the capital dredging work that will take place along ‘Daudkandi-Homna-Ramkrishnapur’ river routes. According to the minister, the government will soon set up a modern river port at Daudkandi. He also said that the country’s rivers have been losing their navigability due to negligence of the previous governments, “but the […]

  • 6 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    Samuel Atta-Akyea, the Minister of Works and Housing (MWH) of the Republic of Ghana, commissioned two amphibious dredgers in Accra yesterday. These two Watermaster Class V machines belong to Dredge Masters – a subsidiary of the Jospong Group of Companies. Since 2015, Dredge Masters has been undertaking dredging works on the Korle Lagoon in Accra. […]

  • 8 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Arunachal Pradesh and Bangladesh have discussed several measures for better management of the Brahmaputra river for mutual benefit, official sources announced. Arunachal Pradesh Water Resources Development Minister Newlai Tingkhatra during a meeting with the visiting Bangladesh High Commissioner to India Tariq A Khan discussed ways to tackle the problem of siltation through river dredging and […]

  • 17 November 2011

    Karachi Fish Harbour Authority (KFHA) on Wednesday unveiled what it called a ‘balanced’ budget of Rs 156.003 million for the current …   BY ANWAR KHAN (brecorder) [mappress] Source: brecorder, November 17, 2011;

  • 9 November 2009

    Commerce Minister Faruk Khan urged the Danish businesspeople to invest in dredging sector, as presently the country requires many dredgers to maintain its rivers’ navigability… Source: The Daily Star, November 9, 2009;

  • 30 August 2010

    The Tk 114.73-billion mega dredging project in the river Gorai will kick off at Kushtia district in October this year. Talking to The … By Anisur Rahman Khan (arrkhan) [mappress] Source: arrkhan, August 31, 2010;

  • 13 September 2011

    Gross negligence in conducting timely dredging to keep the ferry channels in the Padma navigable has led to the disruption of ferry… By Morshed Ali Khan (thedailystar) [mappress] Source: thedailystar, September 13, 2011

  • 4 November 2009

    The Netherlands could help in river dredging and land reclamation in Bangladesh, Commerce Minister Mohammad Faruk Khan said yesterday… Source: The New Nation, November 4, 2009;

  • 5 May 2010

    Shipping Minister Shajahan Khan said the government has decided to purchase three dredgers for dredging the river to maintain navigability. [mappress] Source: nation, May 5, 2010;

  • 2 January 2012

      Shipping minister Shahjahan Khan has said the government will buy 17 more dredgers in the next two years to restore navigability on the …   (bdnews24) [mappress] Source: bdnews24, January 2, 2012; Image: biwta

  • 9 June 2011

    Excavation of a yacht basin at Big Bell Island in the Exuma Cays Land and Sea Park is underway as owner the Aga Khan forges ahead with… By MEGAN REYNOLDS (tribune242) [mappress] Source: tribune242, June 9, 2011  

  • 28 November 2011

    A brief disagreement between Karachi Port Trust (KPT) and Karachi Fish Harbour Authority (KFHA) has finally been resolved as the former has…   BY ANWAR KHAN (brecorder) [mappress] Source: brecorder, November 28, 2011;

  • 31 August 2011

    Dredging has begun on Bell Island, Guardian Business can confirm, after the government approved the request of Prince Karim Aga Khan IV to c… More info: (thenassauguardian) By Jeffrey Todd [mappress] Source: thenassauguardian, August 31, 2011

  • 1 March 2010
    Equipment, Technology

    Dhaka, Mar 1 – The government is set to purchase three dredgers, the first in over three decades, for critical maintenance of river navigability, shipping minister Shajahan Khan told parliament on Monday… [mappress] Source: bdnews24, March 1, 2010;

  • 29 November 2010

    A lack of dredgers is holding up full swing operations to increase river navigability. Shipping minister Shahjahan Khan said on Sunday that… (bdnews24) [mappress] Source: bdnews24, November 29, 2010;

  • 2 March 2010
    Project & Tenders

    The first phase work for construction of the deep-sea port in Sonadia Island is likely to be completed by 2015 with an estimated cost of Tk 15,000 crore, Shipping Minister Shahjahan Khan told the House yesterday… [mappress] Source: The Daily Star, March 2, 2010

  • 25 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    A memorandum of understanding (MoU) for the Payra Port Development Project was signed today between the Payra Port Authority (PPA) and Jan De Nul. Under the agreement, Jan De Nul will conduct major capital dredging and civil engineering work on about 35 nautical miles in Rabnabad channel in Kalapara of Patuakhali. Bangladeshi Shipping Minister, Shajahan Khan, […]

  • 17 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Authority (BIWTA) needs at least 100 dredgers to help maintain the country’s rivers navigability, according to the Shipping Minister Shajahan Khan. “The BIWTA has only 21 dredgers. A process is underway to procure 20 more dredgers,” Khan said during a seminar organized by the Dutch company Royal IHC at the Bangabandhu International […]

  • 31 March 2010

    Karachi—Minister for Ports and Shipping, Senator Babar Khan Ghauri in presence of the Vice Minister for Transport, Peoples Republic of China, Xu Zuyuan, inaugurated the construction of marine protection and quay wall works of the Deep Water Container Port at Karachi Port on 30th March 2010. [mappress] Source:pakobserver,March 31,2010;

  • 8 August 2013

    The capital dredging of the River Karnaphuli and construction of its marine driveway with bank protection wall along the city’s side are likely to be completed within two months, said Shipping Minister Shahjahan Khan at tuseday. However, the minister said they would demand compensation from the contractors for the dredging work, for failing to complete […]

  • 22 December 2011

    Shipping minister Shahjahan Khan has formally inaugurated the boundary pillars installation work on Buriganga river as part of an ongoing…   (bdnews24) [mappress] Source: bdnews24, December 22, 2011;