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  • 6 December 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) has received the Provisional Letter of Acceptance for the Design and Construction contract for the Pasay Reclamation Development Project in Manila Bay, Philippines in cooperation with CHEC from China. The award was made by the publicly listed company SM Prime Holdings Inc. (SMPHI), one of the largest property developers in […]

  • 17 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Philippines Governement’s Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has just release the latest update on their Manila Bay dredging scheme, saying that the total volume of removed muck and silt from 20m distance from shore to bay and thickness/depth of two meters is 18,000m³ at the moment.  “Two units of multi-purpose amphibious dredge […]

  • 18 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Philippines Government’s Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) plans to carry out a night shift for workers in the ongoing clean-up campaign of Manila Bay. DPWH-Bureau of Equipment (BOE) Director, Toribio Ilao, said that they are finalizing the plans to have night shift or second shift workers, who will transfer material excavated from […]

  • 13 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Philippines’ Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) is looking to take advantage of the El Niño by continuing its dredging and desilting operations in Manila Bay. According to the PNA, DPWH-Bureau of Equipment (BOE) Director Toribio Ilao announced that though the effects of such weather condition for some are damaging, for them it […]

  • 5 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Government of Philippines’ Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) today officially started the Manila Bay dredging operations – from the Manila Yacht Club breakwater to the United States Embassy in Manila. Under the project, approximately 225,000m³ of silt is set to be removed from the mentioned areas, the Philippine News Agency (PNA) reported today. […]

  • 19 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Philippines’ Public Works and Highways Secretary, Mark A. Villar, has announced that the dredging operations are set to begin in Manila Bay, following the completion of data gathering activities of the DPWH-Bureau of Equipment. “Our Bureau of Equipment has conducted bathymetric or depth measurement survey, water quality test, and ocular inspection at Manila Bay […]

  • 13 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) is looking for best practices that will be used to clean up Manila Bay and its tributaries including dredging, announced DENR Undersecretary Jonas Leones. “The work involved is so big,” Leones said, highlighting importance of technologies and help of all sectors in cleaning up effectively in the shortest […]

  • 23 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Philippines and the Netherlands yesterday signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) about the cooperation of the two countries on the sustainable development and management of the Manila Bay area. Under the MOU, the two governments will work together towards the formulation of the Manila Bay Sustainable Development Master Plan (MBSDMP), which aims to provide […]

  • 7 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    Manila Mayor Joseph Ejercito Estrada, representing the City Government of Manila, and officials of the Philippine Reclamation Authority led by Alberto Agra, signed a Memorandum of Understanding for the 419-hectare Horizon Manila Reclamation Project on June 1. “With another milestone project such as this one, we are getting close to achieving our dream of regaining […]

  • 1 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    The San Miguel Group and the New San Jose Builders, Inc. are proposing a public-private partnership (PPP) project that will reclaim a part of Manila Bay, as well as build an expressway, a commercial area, a coastal sea barrier and flood control system. The project’s main purpose is to protect the Manila Bay coastline against […]

  • 3 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Bishops in dioceses that front Manila Bay have asked the government to scrap plans for a 94,000-acre reclamation project. “For us bishops, worried about the poor who are affected severely by floods, we see that stopping the reclamation is seriously needed,” Auxiliary Bishop Bernardino Cortez of Manila told Catholic News Service. Cardinal Luis Tagle, the […]

  • 2 January 2014
    Business & Finance

    The proposed P14-billion Manila Bay reclamation project will not only provide livelihood opportunity for thousands of people but also economic development to the city of Las Pinas, recently announced pia.gov.ph. “I am convinced that the Alltech Coastal Bay Project is not detrimental to the environment and would bring in the needed economic development in terms […]

  • 30 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Pasay City government has given the go-signal to SMLI to proceed with the reclamation project that the Henry Sy-led firm proposed in the first place. “We stand firm with our commitment to undertake and complete the 300-hectare reclamation project as stipulated in our Joint Venture Agreement (JVA) with the Pasay City Government notwithstanding the […]

  • 13 November 2012

    Last week, the various groups warned President Aquino of a looming “Battle of Manila Bay” against “large-scale and destructive land reclamation” in the Manila Bay, reports punto.com. “If his administration through the Philippine Reclamation Authority (PRA) will insist in pushing 38 reclamation projects that would cover 26, 234 hectares of coastal waters along the bay, […]

  • 23 October 2012

    Last week, Manila Bay based organizations opposed to large-scale land reclamation in this area, asked the Commission on Appointment to bypass incumbent Department of Environment and Natural Resources Secretary Ramon Paje. Pamalakaya, Koalisyon Kontra Kumbersyon Manila Bay, Anakpawis party list-Manila Bay chapter, Sagip Manila Bay Movement and Save Freedom Island Movement accused Secretary of his […]

  • 17 October 2012

    The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) was urged yesterday by the Militant fisherfolk group Pamalakaya to halt Manila Bay land reclamation program. “We are highly disturbed by the admission of your department that DENR will not be a major obstacle to the reclamation projects to be undertaken by the PRA under the Public-Private […]

  • 2 October 2012

    Last week, President Benigno S. Aquino was urged by the various groups to impose a 10-year moratorium on all reclamation projects slated to be done by the Philippine Reclamation Authority (PRA). They noted that the total coverage of the national reclamation plan slated for the next three years is 38, 272 hectares, mostly in the […]

  • 11 September 2012

    The contractor that won the P 14-billion land reclamation project at the coastal areas of Las Pinas and Paranaque is not registered with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and has never submitted any financial statement to SEC, the Fisherfolk Alliance stated. Fernando Hicap, the Pamalakaya national chairperson and Anakpawis party list vice chair, said: […]

  • 21 May 2010

    The government has been asked by environmentalists to check on claims that millions of tons of untreated silt have been dumped on an…   [mappress] Source: mb, May 21, 2010;

  • 8 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    All of the bidders for for the consultancy contract to study the impact of reclamation projects on Manila Bay and the communities around were non-complying based on the submitted documents, according to the Philippine Reclamation Authority (PRA). “Those who submitted eligibility documents on February 2 are Certeza Infosys Corporation, Pertconsult International, DHI Group Inc., Royal Haskoning […]

  • 10 September 2013

    The Las Piñas-Parañaque Critical Habitat and Ecotourism Area (LPPCHEA) is facing a threat from the planned P14-billion Manila Bay reclamation project. The only wetland in an urban setting, LPPCHEA was included in the list of Wetlands of International Importance as stated in the briefing notes of the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands. LPPCHEA located in Metro […]

  • 3 October 2012

    According to architect and urban planner Felino Palafox Jr, the only solution to Metro Manila’s perennial flood problem is land reclamation. During the Dredging and Land Reclamation 2012 Conference, Palafox made the suggestion: “The reclaiming a big portion of Manila Bay could reduce Metro Manila’s vulnerability to flooding even during heavy rains and high tides. […]

  • 29 August 2011

    Laguna de Bay can be a viable source of potable water for Metro Manila, but only if it is deepened enough through dredging, a legislator sai… By MARVYN N. BENANING (mb) [mappress] Source: mb, August 29, 2011;

  • 7 October 2010

    Bangladesh has asked China for help in building a multibillion-dollar deep sea port in the Bay of Bengal – the nation’s most ambitious and… [mappress] Source: Manila Bulletin, October 7, 2010;

  • 25 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Philippines Government’s Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) started the dredging operations for the Tullahan-Tinajeros River System on Sunday. “Cleaning the Tullahan River will make Manila Bay easier [ease the efforts of the government and volunteers in reviving the beauty of Manila Bay],” said Environment Secretary, Roy Cimatu, at the Navotas Centennial Park […]

  • 21 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Philippines Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has completed a $1 million dredging project along Estero de Tripa de Gallina, considered the longest creek in Metro Manila and one of Manila Bay’s tributaries. In his report to DPWH Secretary Mark A. Villar, DPWH National Capital Region Director Ador G. Canlas said that desilting […]

  • 5 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (December 30, 2019 – January 5, 2020).   MTCC Wins Himmafushi Dredging Contract The Maldives Transport and Contracting Company Plc (MTCC) has won a contract for the K. Himmafushi Harbor – Phase 2 Project.   PHOTO: Fresh Green Jacket for […]

  • 3 January 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) was recently awarded a contract for design and construction of the Pasay Reclamation Development Project in Manila Bay, Philippines. The project will be jointly developed by Boskalis and China Harbor Engineering Company Ltd (CHEC). The scheme has an estimated value of approximately $720 million (EUR 650 million) of which Boskalis’ […]

  • 8 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (December 2 – December 8, 2019).   Officials Secure $100 Million for Mississippi River Emergency Dredging U.S. Representatives Angie Craig, Betty McCollum and Ron Kind have successfully secured emergency funding for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) to address […]