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  • 6 January 2010

    A $70MILLION project is being proposed for a diversion canal to prevent further flooding in Nadi town. [mappress] Source: Fiji Times, January 6, 2010;

  • 6 January 2010

    Dhaka — Beginning next month, India will dredge Ichhamati river in Bangladesh and the south Asian neighbours will for the first time cooperate to protect the banks of the rivers they share. [mappress] Source: Asian-Indo News Service, January 6, 2010;

  • 6 January 2010
    Project & Tenders

    China’s Guangxi Qinzhou Free Trade Port Area has recently completed the construction of two new berths and a stockyard. [mappress] Source: Baird Maritime, January 5, 2010;

  • 6 January 2010

    THE Port of Brisbane Corporation has denied recent dredging of the shipping channel off Bribie Island will contribute to alarming erosion on the island. [mappress] Source:sunshinecoastdaily,January 6,2010

  • 6 January 2010

    YORK, Maine —The Army Corps of Engineers plans to dredge the Piscataqua River in Eliot, Maine, where tankers turn, according to Robert Green, an environmental specialist with the Maine Department of Environmental Protection in Portland. The Army Corps has applied to the DEP to move an estimated 100,000 to 250,000 cubic yards of the material […]

  • 5 January 2010
    Project & Tenders

    The Prime Minister has said the development of the London Gateway port will create thousands of jobs for the region and is a vote of confidence in the UK’s economic recovery. [mappress] Source: Number10, January 5, 2010

  • 5 January 2010
    Project & Tenders

    The Army Corps of Engineers, which for years has fought to increase the depth to 45 feet, wants to make the most of this situation, and is pressing a federal judge for permission to cut five feet deeper into the river. [mappress] Source: Delaware Online, January 5, 2010;

  • 5 January 2010
    Project & Tenders

    PLUM ISLAND — A plan to replenish the badly eroded beach at Plum Island Center and save homes has been put off until at least next fall. [mappress] Source: Newbury Port News, January 5, 2010;

  • 5 January 2010

    Major rivers and their tributaries in greater Sylhet region see gradual decrease in their flow due to massive siltation in absence of planned dredging, causing a serious threat to the environment in the region. [mappress] Source: The Daily Star, January 5, 2010

  • 5 January 2010
    Project & Tenders

    PEKAN: The first phase of a RM258mil project to build wave breakers at two estuaries of the Pahang River here will be completed in October next year. [mappress] Source: Star (Malaysia), January 5, 2010;

  • 5 January 2010
    Project & Tenders

    LONDON — Marine terminal operator DP World Ltd. Monday said it has bought the remaining 1,000 acres of land for its London Gateway and Logistics Park project after it decided to proceed with the construction. Source: The Wall STreet Journal Europe ,January 5, 2010

  • 5 January 2010
    Project & Tenders

    The Ministry of Shipping is nearly doubling the initial cost estimates of the controversial Sethusamudram Ship Channel Project, which aims to dredge a navigable channel through the Palk Strait between India and Sri Lanka. [mappress] Source:business-standard,January 5,2010;

  • 4 January 2010
    Project & Tenders

    Despite reservations expressed by some of the communities and people doing business at the Niger River over the slow performance of the companies dredging the river, Transport Minister, Alhaji Ibrahim Isa Bio has said that the dredging work is going on smoothly and according to specification. [mappress] Source: All Africa, January 4, 2009

  • 4 January 2010

    Fisheries and tourism operators in Albany are concerned at a plan by iron ore miner Grange Resources and the Albany Port Authority. Source: Zibb, January 3, 2010 [mappress]

  • 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]

  • 4 January 2010
    Business & Finance

    Marine services company acquires Minette Bay Ship Docking Smit Internationale, the global marine services company, completed the acquisition of all shares of Minette Bay Ship Docking Ltd… [mappress] Source: The Journal of Commerce, January 3, 2010;

  • 4 January 2010
    Project & Tenders

    Twenty-three miles may not seem like much, but for a project to line a section of the All American Canal that snakes through the sand dunes west of Yuma, it’s meant 20 years in the making, legal challenges and the expenditure of $285 million. Source:yumasun,January 2,2010; [mappress]

  • 4 January 2010

    The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) has contributed US$4.75bn to the country’s economy since Panama took over the canal’s administration in 1999, according to President Ricardo Martinelli. Source: BN Americas, December 31, 2009 [mappress]

  • 4 January 2010
    Project & Tenders

    The next round of negotiations on the Colombo Port Expansion Project is scheduled for this Wednesday between the China Holdings Merchant International (CHMI) and Aitken Spence (AS) Shipping Limited consortium and the Cabinet Appointed Negotiating Committee (CANC). Source:sundaytimes,January 3,2010; [mappress]

  • 4 January 2010

    THOUSANDS of tonnes of waste silt and sand will be emptied from a lagoon next to Pwllheli harbour next month. Source: Daily Post North Wales, January 2, 2010; [mappress]

  • 31 December 2009
    Project & Tenders

    Propelling port expansion plans further, the Shipping Ministry will award a Rs 1,407-crore contract for building a container terminal at Ennore and another contract for a project at Vizag next week… Source:business-standard,December 30,2009; [mappress]

  • 31 December 2009
    Project & Tenders

    Peru’s private investment promotion agency ProInversión has launched a tender to build and operate the new Yurimaguas-Nueva Reforma river port in Loreto region… Source: BN Americas, December 30, 2009; [mappress]

  • 30 December 2009
    Project & Tenders

    A consortium of Spain’s FCC, Mexico’s ICA and Costa Rica’s Meco has won the final Panama Canal dry-excavation contract with a US$ 267.8 million bid. The consortium beat Belgium’s Jan de Nul, Brazil’s Oderbrecht and the… Source: International Construction, December 30, 2009 [mappress]

  • 30 December 2009

    HUE — The dredging of Hue’s Phat Lat Canal, which has been blocked for years by debris, will help improve the flow of An Cuu and Nhu Y rivers… Source: VNS, December 30, 2009;

  • 29 December 2009
    Project & Tenders

    Marine engineers have begun a £1 million clean-up operation at a flood-hit port blocked by thousands of tonnes of debris… Source: UKPA, December 30, 2009; [mappress]

  • 28 December 2009

    Abu Dhabi: The Abu Dhabi Gas Liquefaction Company (Adgas) on Mondaysigned an agreement for a $1 billion (Dh3.67 billion) project with South Korea’s Hyundai Heavy Industries Co for the engineering, procurement and construction of an integrated gas development plant on Abu Dhabi’s Das Island… Source:gulfnews,December 29,2009;