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  • 12 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    Northport (M) Bhd, one of the main maritime gateways in the country, believes that its port capacity-expansion plans will be the catalyst to ride over the expected headwinds that may hit the industry going forward. This is because as a seasoned player, the wholly-owned subsidiary of NCB Holdings Bhd has survived and withstood quite a […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 3 December 2010

    Penang Port Sdn Bhd has set a target to handle two million containers annually in five years’ time, said its top official…   By Adie Suri Zulkefli (btimes) [mappress] Source: btimes, December 3, 2010;

  • 20 January 2011

    The law on sedimentation control should be extended to Sarawak, especially to Miri, as one of the ways to curb flooding problems. Divisional… (theborneopost) [mappress] Source: theborneopost, January 20, 2011;

  • 15 November 2010

    DEME (AvH 50%) signed several important contracts in the third quarter, a.o. the site for the Olympic Winter Games in Sochi Russia, capital and maintenance dredging works in the LNG port of Soyo in Angola, dredging works for an LNG terminal in Mexico, petrochemical and port development in Malaysia and the construction of offshore wind […]

  • 29 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    The East Coast Maritime Business Summit (19 – 20 September 2013, Vishakapatanam) will discuss the changing dynamics of the country’s foreign trade, the significance of East Coast ports, hinterland connectivity and the opportunities and challenges faced by the region. What makes East Coast an ideal location for investment is its geographical location that offers a […]

  • 11 May 2011

    Veripos has extended its Asia Pacific operations with the opening of a branch office in Australia, in April. The facility is based in Perth and will provide sales and support for both Australia and New Zealand. Bernard He has been appointed as VERIPOS Country Manager – Australia. With the establishment of a workshop and dedicated […]

  • 30 April 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (April 24-30, 2017).   Port Arthur’s Expansion Project on Display The Port Arthur is ready to hold mandatory pre-bid conference for the port’s Berth 5 Expansion Project.   Trailing Suction Hopper Dredger Tommy Norton Hits the Water The trailing suction […]

  • 2 July 2010

    Over 300 coastal villagers in Kawang can expect minimal impact from floods once a short-term measure to deepen the mouth of Sg. Kawang is… [mappress] Source: dailyexpress, July 3, 2010;

  • 31 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    Sediments and debris as a result of frantic upstream development activities in Cameron Highlands forces Tenaga Nasional Berhad to spend more than RM180 million over the past five years for dredging and cleaning up the Ringlet Lake and Sultan Abu Bakar Dam. Energy, Green Technology and Water Minister Datuk Seri Dr Maximus Ongkili said that […]

  • 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 […]

  • 13 September 2012

    The hive of industrial development in Samalaju is creating opportunities for players to cater to increasing demand for cargo handling in the immediate to long term for both the Samalaju and Bintulu ports, consequently benefitting Bintulu Port Holdings Bhd. The two ports are expected to see increases in cargo demand of 13 million to 14 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 29 November 2012

    The dredging program has been completed for the first phase of the Malaysian Pengerang oil terminal, according to platts.com The spokesman for the terminal operator said that, after the dredging work has been finished, the contractor commenced work on storage tank foundations. This Pengerang-based terminal is being developed by a joint venture between Dutch oil […]

  • 2 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Consumers Association of Penang (CAP) voiced their concerns over sand dredging activities in Kedah. CAP’s survey found that the sand dredging operations had affected the lives of nearly 5,000 residents of eight districts in Kedah: Kubang Pasu, Padang Terap, Pulau Langkawi, Sik, Baling, Kulim, Kuala Muda and Yan. CAP urged the Kedah State Government […]

  • 27 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    BMT Asia Pacific Pte Ltd, a subsidiary of BMT Group Ltd, has completed a concept design for the Material Off Loading Facility (MOLF) at Petroliam Nasional Berhad’s proposed Refinery and Petrochemical Integrated Development (RAPID) complex in southeast Johor, Malaysia. Working in partnership with Technip, the front-end engineering design (FEED) contractor for the project, BMT provided […]

  • 31 March 2010

    THE year 2010 will be a big year for Penang Port.The extension to its container wharf will be completed and the six new cranes built by ZPMC and delivered in December 2009 will commence service.As the Penang Port managing director Datuk Ahmad Ibnihajar puts it… [mappress] Source:btimes,March 31,2010;

  • 21 June 2010

    Sand mining at a tributary of the Kinabatangan River was approved by the Land and Survey Department, said a company that has come under… [mappress] Source: freemalaysiatoday, June 21, 2010;

  • 7 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Sabah Ports Sdn Bhd, the port operating subsidiary of Suria Capital Holdings Bhd, will invest RM229mil over the next two years to further improve its port facilities and equipment to better serve the port users and shipping communities in Sabah. Suria Capital told Bursa Malaysia that its board, as well as the board of Sabah […]

  • 24 May 2010

    FLASH floods at Taman Desa Pakatan, Pengkalan, near Ipoh, are back to haunt residents after more than a decade of absence.   [mappress] Source: malaysiastar, May 24, 2010

  • 27 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    APM Terminals has been named the winner of the 2013 Lloyd’s List Asia Awards annual “Port Operator” Award in recognition of maintaining “the highest standards of operational efficiency and customer service throughout the year” among port and terminal operators in the Far East. Excluding operations in the Indian Subcontinent (which was not part of the […]

  • 11 January 2010

    Illegal activities: Enforcement officers inspecting the barge that was detained off the coast of Penggerang on Saturday. PENGGERANG: The Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency has detained a tugboat and barge for allegedly dumping dredging silt at an unauthorised area here. [mappress] Source: Star, January 11, 2010

  • 26 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Australian-based dredging and civil construction company Hall Contracting has won a $27 million contract to carry out remediation work at Energy Resources of Australia’s Ranger Uranium Mine in the Northern Territory. The project will involve operating and maintaining the mine’s cutter suction dredge to safely remove and transfer approximately 26 million cubic meters of mine […]

  • 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 […]