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  • 7 September 2012

    Benalec Holdings Bhd has announced the signing of development agreements on its two Johor land reclamation concessions in Pengerang and Tanjung Piai. Benalec said its 70% owned units, Spektrum Budi Sdn Bhd (SBSB) and Spektrum Kukuh Sdn Bhd (SKSB), will bear all costs of reclaiming the two concession areas that span a gross area of […]

  • 15 August 2012

    A few days ago, the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment has inspected the dredged area in Batang Rajang near Pulau Kerto. The Minister Dato Sri Douglas Uggah Embas said: “We are studying the dredging impact now.” According to theborneopost.com, he was accompanied by Second Finance Minister and Local Government and Community Development Minister Dato […]

  • 12 August 2012

    Kampung Selampit and Kampung Bitokan residents turned down the opportunity to make some money as they preferred to protect Mother Nature, according to Borneo Post. The dredging company has offered them between RM500 and RM5,000 per month as the ‘licence’ to dredge the sand along Sungai Batang Kayan. Despite having the offer declined, the company […]

  • 2 August 2012

    According to Bintulu Port official website, the Seaport Terminal Sdn Bhd wants to position Penang Port as a regional port to tap opportunities as far out as India and for that it plans to grow its capacity and invest nearly RM1bil in capital expenditure over the next five years. Over 30 years, the plan is […]

  • 31 July 2012

    The Penang Port Sdn Bhd (PPSB) Workers Union believes that Seaport Terminal Sdn Bhd the successful bidder for the proposed privatisation of the port will be able to take the company to greater heights. Its president Anuar Omar said the privatisation of the port would help improve efficiency of its operations. “We believe the experience […]

  • 26 July 2012

    Local business groups plan to outbid tycoon Syed Mokhtar Al-Bukhari to buy the Penang Port from the federal government with a RM500 million financial layout, informs freemalaysiatoday.com. The Penang Chinese Chamber of Commerce (PCCC) will form a consortium in a bid to take over Penang Port, says its president Tan Sri Tan Kok Ping. According […]

  • 13 July 2012

    Malaysia’s Port of Tanjung Pelepas (PTP) is investing MYR 1.4 billion (US$442 million) over the next three years in a modernization plan designed to meet the docking requirements of mega-container vessels. PTP chairman Datuk Mohd Shaik Osman said the port is investing in new cranes, electrifying existing rubber-tired gantries (RTG) and building new berths to […]

  • 26 June 2012

    The shoreline of Kerto Island ‘expanded’ by more than 30 acres after silt from the Rajang riverbed was dredged to fill up the extended line, reports theborneopost.com. 610,000 cubic metres of silt had been dredged in the half-year project. The value of the project was approximately  RM9.698 million. Kerto Island dredging was completed on June […]

  • 26 June 2012

    Malaysia’s Johor Port has embarked on a five-year business and expansion plan to redevelop and restructure the port infrastructure, and upgrade equipment and facilities. “Industries in Pasir Gudang are growing to the extent that they have now expanded to the Tanjung Langsat Industrial area. Therefore Johor Port needs to gear itself to cater for the […]

  • 25 June 2012

    The new Samalaju Port project in Bintulu will involve massive dredging and reclamation works, reports thestar.com. According to the PEIA report, 18.98ha would be reclaimed for the construction of port platform areas. “As the project is situated on a shallow continental shoreline, it is anticipated that dredging activities would be required to be carried out […]

  • 18 June 2012

    The DAP has launched a “Return the Port to Penang” campaign after the Penang Port has been privatized by the Federal government without an open tender, The Sundaily reports. Seaport Terminal (Johor) Sdn Bhd, which is owned by Tan Sri Syed MokhtarAl-Bukhary, had been allowed to take Penang Port Sdn Bhd (PPSB) private. The people […]

  • 15 June 2012

    According to The Star, Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng has called on Barisan Nasional to carry out the RM353mil Penang Port dredging project. He said the state Barisan’s proposed free port status for the island and the Customs, Immigration and Quarantine (CIQ) complex on the mainland were “merely stage play”. “The proposals for the development […]

  • 14 June 2012

    The Transport Ministry has confirmed that Seaport Terminal (Johor) Sdn Bhd has won the bid to privatise the Penang Port, according to bintuluport.com. In a written reply to Chong Eng (DAP – Bukit Mertajam), its minister Datuk Seri Kong Cho Ha said the company won the bid via its equity ownership in Penang Port Sdn […]

  • 13 June 2012

    Bintulu Port Holdings Bhd (BPHB) has awarded a RM193.9mil contract to Trans Resources Corp Sdn Bhd (TRC) for the construction of interim port facilities at the proposed Samalaju Port. TRC beat 10 other bidders for the job. BPHB chief executive officer Datuk Mior Ahmad Baiti Mior Lub Ahmad said the company would finance the contract […]

  • 31 May 2012

    According to Asia One, a private company engaged by the operator of the Tanjung Agas Gas and Oil Logistic Park in Pahang is being investigated for smuggling sand into Singapore. The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission has started investigating the company which was contracted to carry out sand reclamation and dredging work in and along Sungai Pahang […]

  • 18 May 2012

    Bintulu Port Holdings Bhd (BPHB) will fund the development of the RM1.8bil Samalaju deepsea port project through a combination of equity and debt. Chief executive officer Datuk Mior Ahmad Baiti Mior Lub Ahmad said the equity to debt ratio would be announced soon after it was finalised with BPHB’s major shareholders. “We have discussed the […]

  • 10 May 2012

    Eleven companies have bidded for the construction job for the interim port facilities of the new Samalaju Port in Bintulu, according to The Star. Tender for the package, the second for the port project called by Bintulu Port Holdings Bhd (BPHB), closed last Wednesday. BPHB has been tasked by the Sarawak government to build the […]

  • 8 May 2012

    Some 578 traditional fishermen in Pengerang, Kota Tinggi, last week filed a suit seeking compensation for land reclamation work in connection with the deep sea petroleum terminal project, according to The Edge. The fishermen are seeking compensation of RM500,000 each for loss of income and an injunction restraining the first and second defendants from continuing […]

  • 30 April 2012

      According to the Borneo Post Online, a Kuala Lumpur High Court last Friday sets aside an ex-parte injunction granted to Integrated Marine Works Sdn Bhd (IMW) to restrain Bintulu Port Holdings Berhad (BPHB) from receiving, evaluating or awarding any tender for the construction of the new Samalaju Port in Bintulu. IMW entered into a […]

  • 20 April 2012

    The leading foreign contractor is committed to complete the Mersing Laguna land reclamation in 36 months, the News Straits Times reports. According to Ungku Safian, Sinohydro, one of the biggest dredging and reclamation companies in the world, will be in charge of carrying out the reclamation works to create 2,000 acres of land. Speaking through […]

  • 18 April 2012

    According to Bernama, six land owners at Kuala Sungai Sedim are concerned that the land slides affecting their land will worsen following the continuous sand dredging work in the area. „The sand dredging work, carried out since two years ago, had caused serious erosion of their land,“ the land owners claimed. One of the land […]

  • 10 April 2012

    In Pengerang, Kota Tinggi, 578 fishermen filed a suit seeking compensation for land reclamation project connected with the Deep Sea Petroleum Terminal plans. The law suit states that compensation of RM500,000 should be given to each of the fishermen for their loss of income. It also says that the defendants should be restrained from continuing […]

  • 6 April 2012

    Klang municipality urges The Department of Irrigation and Drainage (DID) to maintain the rivers around Pandamaran, to avoid the repetition of last week’s flash floods. A Klang municipal councilor Lim Lip Suan said: “It’s DID’s job to ensure that the rivers are free of obstruction from debris. Dredge the rivers. Make sure the river banks […]

  • 2 April 2012

    According to Borneo Post, the Rajang River dredging project at near Pulau Kerto is expected to be completed by the end of June. This project began at the end of January, and to date, 55 per cent of the project had been done, five per cent ahead of schedule. “The riverbed invert levels would be […]

  • 27 March 2012
    Vessels

    Bakker Sliedrecht recently obtained an unique order for delivering the total electrical installation including the complete automation for a 32 000 m3 hopper dredger. For the first time in Bakker Sliedrecht’s history an order this size has been obtained for a foreign yard and foreign dredging company. The principal is Selat Melaka Shipbuilding from Malaysia, […]

  • 9 March 2012

    Transformation of Mersing into an attractive tourist destination under a RM22 billion eco-tourism project is expected to be completed in seven years, reports Bernama. Ungku Safian Abdullah, the chief executive officer of Radiant Starfish Bhd, the master developer of the project, has stated that creation of three islands off the coast of Mersing will start today […]