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  • 17 August 2012

    The commencement ceremony of the early start-up engineering of Lekki Deepwater Port Project in Nigeria was held on the scene of proposed port area of Lagos Free Trade Zone on July 17th, 2012. The value of contract for the port project is around USD 680 million and the construction duration is 42 months. In its […]

  • 27 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    DMC has signed Xbloc license agreement with China Harbour Engineering Company for placement of Xblocs at the Lekki Port project in Nigeria. Xblocs of 2, 3, and 5m³ will be placed along the port’s 2.2 kilometer-long breakwater. Lekki Port will be a multi-purpose, deep sea port at the heart of the Lagos Free Trade Zone. […]

  • 28 May 2012

    Michael Ajayi, the Nigerian Ports Authority general manager, said that Nigerian port container throughput has increased in the first quarter by 5.7 per cent to 210,057 TEU laden due to investments by the NPA and terminal operators. The concession programme starting in 2006 led to a massive marine improvement in port infrastructure which involved the […]

  • 15 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Nigerian Ports Authority said it will continue the dredging of Nigerian waterways to enable more big vessels to call at the nation’s ports. The Managing Director of NPA, Mallam Habib Abdullahi, disclosed this during the inaugural call of West Africa Maximum (MAFWAS) to Onne Port in Rivers State. Abdullahi said that the Federal Government […]

  • 14 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Speaking in Lagos two days ago at a stakeholder’s forum organized by the National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA), President Goodluck Jonathan said that the Federal Government has wrapped up the Lower River Niger dredging program (572 km), from Warri in Delta State to Baro in Niger State. He added that concerted efforts are being put […]

  • 29 May 2012

    “Danger is imminent in Lagos, unless relevant stakeholders come together to quickly nip the threat of illegal mining and dredging in the bud,” says Governor Babatunde Fashola during a visit to some coastal areas of Badagry. Surprised at the level of degradation of the environment caused by the activities of illegal miners in the axis, […]

  • 31 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Managing Director of Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Malam Habib Abdullahi has expressed the preparedness of the Authority to partner with the United States Agency for International Development on economic activities that will be mutually beneficial to Nigeria and the United States of America (USA). The Managing director spoke in Lagos while receiving a delegation […]

  • 7 February 2012

    The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) last weekend officially flagged- off a project for the re-development of the port facilities at the …   By Godwin ORITSE (vanguardngr) [mappress] Source: vanguardngr, February 7, 2012;

  • 17 July 2012

    United States-based organisation, Nzuko Igbo, USA (NI-USA) has called on the Federal Government to make more the seaports in Nigeria viable for business rather than focus all attention on Lagos seaports alone, reports thisdaylive.com. The organisation hopes that inland water-way dredging of Rivers Niger and Benue will result in a significant development of Nigerian Ports. […]

  • 28 March 2012

    Ilo-Awela River needs dredging to prevent the river from over flowing its banks whenever it rains, according to the citizens of Ilo-Ajegunle community in Ojokoro Local Council Development Area of Lagos State. The leaders of the Ilo-Ajegunle Community Development Association met last week with Mr Tunji Bello, the Commissioner of Environment, who appointed the Permanent […]

  • 6 January 2020
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The Nigerian-flagged trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Ambika (ex Galilei 2000) was attacked last week when operating 3nm from the mouth of the Ramos River, off the coast of Nigeria. According to the international maritime security consultancy Dryad Global, during the attack, a firefight occurred between the embarked security personnel on the TSHD and the […]

  • 25 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    A 3D scale model of a Nigerian beach near Lagos has been put through its paces this month in HR Wallingford’s modelling hall. New coastal defenses are needed where the beach has retreated at the residential Maiyegun Beach Estate following major development farther along the coast. The designers of the coastal protection scheme, CDR International, asked […]

  • 5 July 2012

    The Punch reports that Mr. Julius Oloro, the Chairman of Ojodu Local Council Development Area, Lagos State, on Wednesday appealed to the state government to dredge the waterways in the area. Oloro said the call became necessary because of the devastating effects of floods occasioned by the blockage of two major waterways in the community […]

  • 20 March 2012

    As National Mirror reports, the Federal Government has commenced dredging and opening up of Magodo canal as one of the constituency projects inherited by Lagos East Senatorial District. Senator Gbenga Ashafa stated that this dredging project is to address erosion and flood in the area which, if not checked could wreak ecological havoc on lives […]

  • 5 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    DEME has just announced that they won several new contracts in Africa with a total value of approximately EUR125 million. The contracts were awarded over the last few weeks for projects in Angola, Benin, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Liberia and Nigeria. In Angola, a 5-year maintenance dredging contract has been awarded by Angola LNG for its […]

  • 21 December 2009

    The Commissioner for Waterfront Infrastructure Development, Prince Adesegun Oniru disclosed this at a meeting with management staff of the office of the Special Adviser to the Governor on Mineral Resources Development in his office at Alausa, Ikeja… Source: Sun News,December 19,2009;

  • 9 July 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (July 3-9, 2017).   Royal IHC VIDEO: Construction Process of Megacutter Helios Royal Boskalis Westminster’s new self-propelled mega cutter dredger Helios was named and christened during a ceremony in Rotterdam two days ago.   KNMI Expert to Take Part in […]

  • 30 November 2012

    Minister of Transport, Senator Idris Umar, has said that the Federal Government is committed to the development and completion of the Ibaka Deep Sea Port because the existing ports have been over-stretched. Umar, who said this at a workshop in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, said the situation in existing sea ports in the country calls […]

  • 13 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The African Development Bank Group (AfDB) approved in December a $40.8 million loan to the Republics of Benin and Togo to finance the upgrade of a four-lane 30 kilometer road section linking the capitals of both countries, as well as an important program of coastal protection. Located on the major axis linking Togo and Benin, […]

  • 12 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    APM Terminals has placed an order for 16 new advanced Rubber-Tire Gantry cranes (RTGs) as part of an ongoing program of upgrading and expanding container handling capabilities and capacities throughout the APM Terminals Global Terminal Network. Twelve of the high-performance RTGs are scheduled for delivery to APM Terminals Algeciras, in Spain, while the remaining four […]

  • 9 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Governor of Edo State, Mr Godwin Obaseki, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with China Harbor Engineering Company Limited (CHEC) for the development of the Gelegele Seaport and other transport infrastructure in the state. The Gelegele project will include the development of the seaport that will serve as the gateway for exporting manufactured […]

  • 13 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    Anthony D Bates Partnership (ADBP) has been appointed by the Nigerian Ports Authority to carry out the Project Management and Co-ordination of Dredging and Channel Design Optimization studies for the country’s primary rivers. These include the Calabar, Bonny/Port Harcourt, Lagos and Escravos pilotage districts. Under the agreement, ADBP will assist with the procurement and supervision […]

  • 30 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (September 25 – October 1, 2017).   DEME Holds Naming Ceremony for TSHD Scheldt River The trailing suction hopper dredger Scheldt River was officially named two days ago at the DEME head office in Zwijndrecht, Belgium. The dredger was named […]

  • 16 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    DEME, the Belgian dredging, hydraulic engineering and environmental solutions group, has secured a number of new contracts worldwide. The total value of these orders is approximately 1.6 billion EUR. Foremost important is a Letter of Award received in Singapore. The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore has awarded Dredging International Asia Pacific Pte Ltd – Daelim Industrial Co […]

  • 28 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    Dragflow, an Italian manufacturer of dredging equipment, recently delivered their dredging pumps HY85/160HC, together with two side cutters EXHY, to the Val di Vizze cleanup project, located in the mountains of Trentino Alto Adige, Italy. The dam on the Rio Vizze, built in 1927, forms a small lake known as Lago di Novale. The constant supply of debris from the watercourse […]

  • 1 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    ACI’s 3rd Maximising African Port Capacity conference (6th and 7th August, 2014, Cape Town, South Africa) will address the key challenges faced by African ports when faced with operational change and site expansion. “This will include issues in construction, infrastructure, access, hinterland and storage. Hear case studies of how ports have faced and overcome these […]