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  • 27 October 2011

    China will invest 45 billion yuan ($7.1 billion) over the next five years to expand Dandong port, a key trade link to isolated North Korea… (portworld) [mappress] Source: porworld, October 27, 2011

  • 9 November 2009
    Project & Tenders

    South Korea will start a massive project this week to refurbish the basin areas of the nation’s four major rivers as it is deemed not to affect the environment negatively, officials said Sunday… Source: Yonghap News Agency, November 9, 2009;

  • 20 January 2010

    President Lee Myung-bak said Tuesday the government’s four-river refurbishment project will be backed by all people sometime in the future even though some currently dispute its economic and environmental effects… [mappress] Source:koreatimes, January 19,2010;

  • 21 June 2011

    Some 1,500 Catholics in South Korea asked the government to stop the highly controversial four rivers project before the rainy season.   (cathnewsindia) [mappress] Source: cathnewsindia, June 21, 2011

  • 19 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    As part of the permanent dialogue with the shipping industry, a Panama Canal Authority (ACP) delegation headed by Administrator Jorge L. Quijano visited South Korea to hold discussions with the vehicle carrier market segment and obtain feedback on the future toll structure being developed by the ACP that will go in effect upon completion of […]

  • 23 November 2011

      Former Thai premier Thaksin Shinawatra is visiting South Korea to tour a $19 billion river upgrade project which he believes could have … (news) [mappress] Source: news, November 23, 2011;

  • 28 April 2010

    No visitor in Korea this week will be more excited to see the completed 33.9-km-long seawall on the country’s southwestern coast than Dutch Prime Minister Jan Peter Balkenende. The Saemangeum land reclamation project was recently finished after nearly two decades of work… [mappress] Source:koreatimes,April 28,2010;

  • 26 September 2011

    Research and Markets has announced the addition of the “China Freight Transport Report Q4 2011” report.  In July 2011 China announced an investment programme for navigation projects on the Yangtze River​ that should see its facilities catch up with the rapid rise in freight traffic on the waterway. Chinese Deputy Minister of Transport Xu Zuyuan […]

  • 1 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The International Federation of Hydrographic Societies (IFHS) has announced that the Hydrographic Society of Korea (HySK) officially becomes its newest member today, joining its other member societies in Australasia, Benelux, Denmark, Germany, Italy, South Africa and the UK. Based in Seoul, the HySK is headed by its President, Dr Dae Choul Kim of Pukyong National […]

  • 10 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    Melanie Schultz van Haegen, Dutch Minister of Infrastructure and the Environment, officially kicked off the International Delta Coalition today. The governments of the Netherlands, Bangladesh, Colombia, Egypt, France, Myanmar, Indonesia, Japan, Mozambique, the Philippines, South Korea and Vietnam are joining forces to prevent floods and render urban deltas resilient against climate change. The Delta Coalition […]

  • 5 August 2013

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) has been awarded a contract by Daewoo E&C for the dredging and reclamation of new land for Songdo International City on the waterfront of Incheon, South Korea. The total value of the contract amounts to approximately EUR 80 million. The project consists of reclamation of new land which will be […]

  • 10 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Jan De Nul: New Parallel Runway for Brisbane Airport (Australia) On Thursday, 10 October 2013 the Brisbane Airport Corporation announced the construction of the 300 ha platform for their new parallel runway.   UK: New Medmerry Sea Defence Scheme Unveiled The Environment Agency is celebrating an important milestone of a 15 year project to provide […]

  • 13 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The 34th International Conference on Coastal Engineering ICCE 2014 will take place in Seoul, South Korea, from June 15 – 20, 2014. This conference will cover a wide range of topics including coastal waves, nearshore currents, coastal structures, sediment transport, coastal morphology, beach nourishment and coastal management. The event is being organized by Korean Society […]

  • 23 May 2012

    Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI), the world’s biggest shipbuilder and a leading construction equipment manufacturer, yesterday announced the launch of the 120-ton excavator (R1200-9) in the Korean market. The new ultra-large excavator, featuring the Hi-Mate remote management system, can generate power up to 750 hp. The R1200-9 excavator has been very popular in Russia, Australia, and […]

  • 6 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Export Import Bank of Korea (KEXIM) has signed a loan grant contract with the Department of Finance of the Philippines to support the Cebu New Port Construction Project with $173 million in the Economic Development Cooperation Fund (EDCF). The capital port development project, to be located in the village of Tayud in Consolacion, will be […]

  • 2 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Boskalis, a leading global services provider operating in the dredging, maritime infrastructure and maritime services sectors, launched today the second edition of its magazine ‘Creating New HORIZONS’. In the publication, Boskalis highlighted a number of fascinating projects, including the expansion of the futuristic Songdo City in South Korea. ‘Creating New HORIZONS’ also introduced the interviews with Samuel Leupold, […]

  • 8 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Saudi Arabian national oil company, Saudi Aramco, has extended bidding for dredging and land reclamation works at its marine terminal in Ras al-Khair by almost one month, Reuters informs. The extension, pushing out the submission date from August 31 to September 29, was given after potential bidders asked for more time to prepare offers. The project […]

  • 10 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    Busan Port Authority (BPA) and PSA International (PSA) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on 7 December 2012 to facilitate cooperation towards a long term and strategic partnership between the two organisations. Through this MOU, BPA and PSA recognise the opportunities to work more closely together to realise mutual benefits in the Port of Busan. […]

  • 7 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    Representatives of the Port of Long Beach and the Busan Port Authority met this week in South Korea to sign a “sister port” agreement to establish a mutually beneficial exchange of technology, ideas and culture. Both ports face the challenge of modernizing to better serve customers and to reduce their environmental impacts. The ports welcomed […]

  • 12 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Dredging Today has put together a recap of the most interesting articles from the previous week (April 6 – 12).   VIDEO: Dredger Oranje in South Korea Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. launched this month the second edition of its magazine ‘Creating New HORIZONS’. In the publication, Boskalis highlighted a number of fascinating projects, including the expansion of the […]

  • 14 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Royal HaskoningDHV together with its partners recently held a successful session on reclamation of land and water restoration at the 7th World Water Forum in South Korea. The session entitled “Building Alliances for the ecological restoration and reclamation of land and water” was presented at the Forum on Monday 13th April 2015. This included a keynote […]

  • 23 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    BASF, together with KICT (Korea Institute of Civil Engineering and Building Technology), TGWA (Thailand Global Warming Academy) and SBB (SBB Co., Ltd), yesterday entered a strategic Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) agreement to undertake river restoration and environmental improvement projects in Thailand. Under the agreement, KICT and TGWA will provide oversight and organize the projects, while […]

  • 3 February 2010
    Project & Tenders

    A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for the Trans-Oriental Gas Pipeline (TOGP) has been signed between Distinct Objective Sdn Bhd (DOSB), Asia Consortium Petroleum Engineering and Gas, Messrs Enmac Sekutu Sdn Bhd, China’s Panyu Chu Kong Steel Pipe Co and Dongah Tec of Korea. [mappress] Source: Pipelines International, February 3, 2010

  • 27 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    ASL Shipyard Launches Dredger “Cassiopeia V” (Singapore) On Monday the 7th of October 2013, the cutter suction dredger Cassiopeia V, was successfully launched by ASL Shipyard in Singapore for Penta-Ocean Construction Co. Ltd from Japan. VOSTA LMG is responsible for delivery of the engineering and the dredging equipment.   VIDEO: Panama Canal Expansion Program Update […]

  • 14 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    The South Korean and Colombian governments are now cooperating on developing container terminals, ports and intelligent transportation systems. The Ministry of Ocean and Fisheries decided to conduct a business feasibility study on the Port of Buenaventura, Colombia’s second biggest harbor located on the Pacific shore. The ministry will inspect the port and its surrounding areas […]

  • 17 December 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Damen, a Dutch defense, shipbuilding and engineering conglomerate company, recently delivered their DOP450L to South Korea, for a major sand mining operation project. In its announcement, Damen said that a made-to-measure new 4.000m³ barge has been fitted out with a customized boom guiding all hydraulic hoses for the pump drive, the jet water hoses for […]