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  • 29 May 2012

    The Globes reports that the Israel Chemicals Ltd. has announced that the High Court of Justice rejected petitions filed by the Israel Union for Environmental Defense and the Movement for Quality Government in Israel against Israel Chemicals subsidiary Dead Sea Works, the Israeli government and the Ministry of Finance over the government’s decision on a […]

  • 3 May 2011

    The Municipality of Abu Dhabi City has recently carried out an inspection tour to several building projects and construction sites at Khalif… (wam) [mappress] Source: wam, May 3, 2011;

  • 19 January 2011

    Nexans, the worldwide leader in the cable industry, has successfully completed a multi-million Euros, two-year, contract, for CCC (Consolidated Contractors Company S.A.L. (Offshore)-Teyseer Contracting Company W.L.L.-JV) based in Abu Dhabi, to supply power cables for the Ras Laffan Port Expansion project in Qatar. CCC is the EPC contractor for the Ras Laffan Port Expansion project, […]

  • 28 May 2012

    The Daily Times reports that the Water and Sanitation Agency (WASA) has started dredging of Nullah Leh at 11 different points on its own resources. For the purpose, Rs 5 million have been released to reduce possible flood risk during the upcoming monsoon. Half of the portion of Nullah Leh was cleaned at the cost […]

  • 27 December 2011

    The Palestinian Authority has planned the construction of an international airport near Jerusalem and a port in the Gaza Strip. The port will be built on the shores of Sheikh Ijleen in the southern Gaza Strip. Palestinian Minister of Transport Sa’di Al-Krunz said that France and the Netherlands had agreed to finance the project. The […]

  • 22 May 2012

    CEDA’s newest Working Group (WGES) will have their first meeting in Delft on 3 July 2012. Members are as follows: Chair: Pieter de Boer, Ministry of Infrastructure and Environment, the Netherlands Members: Jesper Dørge, DHI, Denmark Rene Kolman, IADC, the Netherlands Patrick Meire, University of Antwerp, Belgium Erik Mink, EuDA, Belgium Rob Niewkamer, Ecoshape, the […]

  • 29 March 2011

      The World Ports and Trade Summit 2011 today opened at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre. The summit will address challenges, trends and opportunities emerging from the current macro-economic outlook to help provide a clearer picture of the industry’s recovery schedule. More than 40 international maritime business leaders and experts, including senior figures from international […]

  • 26 October 2010

    Abu Dhabi National Oil Company has awarded the development of Das Island reclamation and shore protection contract to Van Oord. The contract value amounts to EUR 200 million. Execution of the project will start at end of October and is scheduled for completion in December 2011. Das Island, situated 110 km off the coast of […]

  • 17 May 2010

    Development will soon feature major residential and commercial infrastructure projects.The Palm Jumeirah is the first in the Palm trilogy… [mappress] Source: gulfnews,May 17, 2010;

  • 11 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    DRAGFLOW, a world player in solid pumping solutions with over 25 years of experience in manufacturing heavy duty pumps and complete dredging equipment, will be present at Big 5 Exhibition, the International Building and Constructor Show, (November 17 – 20) in Dubai World Trade Center, and will reveal for the first time DRAGFLOW’s new Cutterhead. The […]

  • 27 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    UAE-based company, Jan de Nul Dredging Middle East, and EPDM, the main shareholders in the Maputo Port Development Company, MPDC, officially signed the Maputo Port dredging contract last week. The project will be financed by a consortium of banks headed by the BCI, Commercial and Investment Bank, with the estimated value of the contract over $100 million. The […]

  • 13 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince HRH Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz inaugurated King Abdullah Port earlier this week, during his visit to King Abdullah Economic City, the Saudi Arabia’s State News Agency (SPA) reports. The new port was established on the basis of an ambitious vision that the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia needs a world-class port, […]

  • 11 October 2012

    The 34th Annual General Meeting of the Central Dredging Association will take place on Tuesday, 16 October 2012, at the Van der Valk Hotel Beveren, in Beveren-Waas, Belgium. The AGM meeting, this year under the name “Major European Projects in Dredging, Land Reclamation and Offshore”, will be followed by the regular fall meeting of the […]

  • 29 January 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Royal IHC has just announced that the first custom-built trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) in the Middle East, the 6,000m³ ARZANA successfully completed sea trials last week in the Netherlands. It took the Dutch shipbuilder only ten months to completely design, construct and test the new vessel. The keel-laying for the newbuild was on 6 March 2017, at […]

  • 12 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Aqaba Container Terminal (ACT), the Red Sea gateway to Jordan and beyond, commemorated the successful completion of the first part of its berth expansion, adding 200 meters of new quay and two new STS cranes and four Rubber Tire Gantry cranes (RTGs). Participants in the ceremony included ACT’s chairman and Aqaba Special Economic Zone Authority […]

  • 30 April 2012

    The Ministry of Transport and Yemen Gulf of Aden Ports Corporation (Port of Aden) invites the qualified consultants companies  to express their interest and wish in the participation of submitting the required consultancy services for deepening and widening the access channel in the Port of Aden. The wishing companies have to submit all the data […]

  • 1 February 2011

    Abu Dhabi Urban Planning Council (UPC) has completed the construction of the 53 Kms long Mussafah channel project, and handed it over to … [mappress] Source: ameinfo, February 1, 2011

  • 9 November 2010

    AECOM Technology Corporation, a leading provider of professional technical and management support services for government and commercial clients around the world, announced today that it has been awarded additional work on its existing six-year, US$149.3-million agreement to provide program management services to the New Doha Port project in Qatar. The new work includes a 20-month […]

  • 22 November 2010

    URS/Scott Wilson has won a strategic role to provide the design audit and construction supervision for the US $1.2 billion first port contract for the new commercial sea port development on Boubyan Island in Kuwait. The four-year contract involves the technical and environment audit of the contractor’s design, preparing the documentation for the following dredging […]

  • 29 July 2013

    ADPC has announced the next steps in its plans to support the growing cruise business at Zayed Port, Abu Dhabi. Figures for 2012/2013 show a total of 96 vessel calls and 155,000 passengers visited Zayed Port, Abu Dhabi last season. Increasing the cruise business to the city is one of Abu Dhabi’s main tourism-related targets […]

  • 18 October 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Back in 2008, Kiasma Group introduced the KFC System into the HDPE discharge pipes market, developed especially for the dredging sector. According to this Italian manufacturer of HDPE pipes, floats and systems specialized for the dredging sector, these pipes have been used in the shipyards in Latin America, Europe, Africa, Middle East and India through […]

  • 6 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The National Marine Dredging Company (NMDC) was ranked No. 1 on the category of services in the Top 500 Companies of the Arab World 2013 by Forbes Middles East (Saudi Arabia, Jordan, Egypt, Oman, Qatar , Kuwait , UAE…). NMDC received the award from H.H. Sheikh Nahayan Mubarak Al Nahayan, Minister of Culture, Youth and […]

  • 12 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Komatsu has just brought online a new factory for hydraulic excavators in Chennai, India, the Komatsu India Pvt. Ltd. (KIPL). Total investment for the new KIPL factory, where hydraulic excavators ranging from 7 to 45-ton will be built, is estimated to be worth approximately $29 million. The new factory will have production capacity of 2,500 units/year with […]

  • 30 May 2012

      Qatar plans to complete construction of a new $ 7.4 bn (QR 27 bn) port by the first quarter of 2016, the project’s executive director said. “About QR8bn of contracts for dredging and other work have already been awarded,” Nabeel Mohamed al-Buenain stated. “This capital project should be completed below budget,” he added. According […]

  • 23 September 2011

    The Karachi Port Trust (KPT) is in hot waters as a sub-committee of the senate’s standing committee on ports and shipping has started probing into what the committee members perceive as “wastage” of over Rs19 billion by the port operator in its stalled Dredging and Reclamation project at the $1.6 billion Pakistan Deep Water Container […]

  • 19 September 2011

    Aqaba Container Terminal (ACT) CEO Soren Hansen was one of several representatives of international investors in Jordan invited to participate in a meeting with His Majesty King Abdullah II on September 6th to discuss business opportunities and government economic reforms. The King emphasized Jordan’s firm commitment to improve the ease of doing business in the […]