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  • 11 October 2011

    The Deputy Emir and Heir Apparent H H Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani laid the foundation stone of the multi-billion dollar New Doha Port… BY MOHAMMED SHOEB (thepeninsulaqatar) [mappress] Source: thepeninsulaqatar, October 11, 2011;

  • 30 May 2011

    United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) experts have drawn up a plan to widen Syria’s Lattakia Port northwards, through the construction… (bairdmaritime) [mappress] Source: bairdmaritime, May 30, 2011;  

  • 29 August 2011

    About 84 marine and port projects, implemented at a cost of 2.7 trillion rials ($270 million), will become operational in the northern and s… (zawya) [mappress] Source: zawya, August 29, 2011;

  • 14 February 2011

    Three companies in Abu Dhabi have signed multi-million contracts with Belgian firms following an exploratory visit this week by 29 Flemish… By Olivia Olarte (khaleejtimes) [mappress] Source: khaleejtimes, February 14, 2011;

  • 11 March 2011

    Qatar will sign a QR3.2bn ($879m) contract with China Harbour Engineering Co (CHEC) on March 13 for the construction of the first phase…   (thepeninsulaqatar) [mappress] Source: thepeninsulaqatar, March 11, 2011    

  • 25 March 2010

    The Dubai Government will help Dubai World in restructuring its US $22 billion debt by paying off short-term loans, according to Abu-Dhabi based newspaper Al Ittihad.Dubai World includes major property developers Nakheel and Limitless. [mappress] Source:uaenews,March 25,2010

  • 16 March 2010

    BAGHDAD: Iraq will next month invite foreign firms to submit bids for the planned construction of a US$6 billion (US$1 = RM3.32) port south of Basra, which together with a new rail system will create a regional transport conduit to rival the Suez Canal, officials say… [mappress] Source:btimes,March 16,2010;

  • 13 December 2010

    Syria will invest US$800 million to develop ports and ships by 2015, to capitalise on traffic and transport from the reconstruction process… (bairdmaritime) [mappress] Source: bairdmaritime, December 13, 2010;

  • 7 February 2011

      Dredging International and MEDCO, have been awarded a contract for mixed dredging and civil engineering works to construct two artificial energy islands, including their service harbours, aimed to provide Abu Dhabi with energy based on facilities for oil drilling, etc. from the previously untapped offshore Satah al-Razboot (SARB) field. Dredging International is part of […]

  • 24 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    One of Royal HaskoningDHV’s leading experts on ports and dredging will speak at this week’s conference, ‘Port Strategy: Maximising Your Port’s Potential Through Infrastructure Solutions’. The event will explore how to upgrade existing port infrastructure and deliver new developments to maximize a port’s potential. Royal HaskoningDHV’s international environmental consultant Dr Elizabeth Jolley will talk on […]

  • 27 March 2012

    Nabil Al-Bouenain, executive director of the New Port Project, said that Qatar intends to award three tenders this year for the construction of the country’s new port, with the estimated cost of QR27bn ($7.4bn), according to Arabian Business. So far 17 projects are planned for the upcoming years and the port is scheduled for completion […]

  • 23 April 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    TTC Land Estate Investment Group and Royal HaskoningDHV have signed a contract for the design of an artificial island in Phu Quoc, a new Special Economic Zone in the South West of Vietnam. The signing ceremony took place at the Vietnamese Embassy in The Hague in the presence of Her Excellency, Madame Chairwoman of the […]

  • 19 March 2012

    H.E. Sultan Bin Saeed Al Mansouri, Minister of Economy, UAE; Dr Sultan Al Jaber, Chairman Abu Dhabi Ports Company; H.E. Jamal Majid Bin Thaniah, Non-Executive Director & Vice Chairman, DP World and Jonathon Porrit, Founder Director, Forum for the Future are amongst some of the eminent personalities that will speak at this year’s World Ports […]

  • 7 November 2013

    The Aqaba Container Terminal (ACT) Berth Expansion Project, which has doubled the capacity of the county’s largest Red Sea port, was officially opened by His Majesty King Abdullah II of Jordan with the addition of 460 meters of quay to the existing 540 meters. The ceremony marked the successful completion of the four-year terminal expansion […]

  • 21 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (April 15-21, 2019).   Jan De Nul in Benin: Season’s Goal Completed Jan De Nul has just released the latest update on their underwater breakwater project in Benin, saying that the season’s goal was successfully completed.   Two More IHC […]

  • 18 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Some of the world’s largest dredgers will arrive in Egypt over the next few weeks where they will join the crews that are already working on the expansion of the Suez Canal, reported the Middle East News Agency (Mena). According to Engineer Wagdy Zaki, executive manager of the project’s dredging works, Dutch dredging company Van Oord is about to send […]

  • 2 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    BESIX Group, of the Belgium’s largest companies operating in the construction industry, has won a contract for the design and construction of a new berth and the adjacent container stacking yards at the DCT Gdansk (Deepwater Container Terminal Gdansk). The new 650m long berth will increase DCT’s annual handling capacity up to 3 million TEU just […]

  • 16 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    After seven record years of operational growth, Abu Dhabi Ports flagship Khalifa Port is now set for further expansion. The South Quay development, which will be completed by Q1 of 2021, is composed of a three km quay-wall with 18.5 meters along-side draft for general cargo, ro-ro and bulk usage. It will also include eight […]

  • 18 March 2013

    On the sidelines of the World Port and Trade Summit 2013, Abu Dhabi Ports Company ( ADPC ) has announced that a new Abu Dhabi-based port project is underway, with the development of Shahama Port into a commercial, leisure and tourism hub. ADPC stated that it will develop the Shahama water basin and land site […]

  • 10 December 2012

    With just a week to go before the Grand Inauguration of its flagship Khalifa Port on December 12th, Abu Dhabi Ports Company has announced orders for three more of the largest cranes in the world. ADPC has placed fresh orders with the ZPMC yard in Shanghai, China, for three new STS (ship to shore) cranes, […]

  • 6 December 2012

    H. E. Dr. Ahmed bin Mohammed al Futaisi, the Minister for Transport and Communication, stated that the Salalah port development program is extremely important for the whole country, reports zawya.com. He said: “The expansion at this vital port is part of a wider vision for future projects for the port which are currently being studied. […]

  • 11 June 2012

    As part of its continuous commitment to support industry related events, Abu Dhabi Ports Company (ADPC) presented delegates of the 5th Global Logistics & SCM Strategy Summit, held in Dubai recently, with an opportunity to visit both the Taweelah Visitor Centre and the Port Island in a tour specifically designed to meet their respective interests. […]

  • 16 July 2012

    Abu Dhabi Ports Company (ADPC) and Parsons International Limited have signed a consultancy contract for the first phase development of Marfa Port, Abu Dhabi. Following directions from the Abu Dhabi Government, ADPC tendered a contract for specialised consultants to develop Marfa Port. Parsons was selected to provide support to design Marfa Port so that it […]

  • 30 November 2011

    The Abu Dhabi Ports Company (ADPC) took part in celebrating the festive occasion of the UAE’s 40th National Day by organizing a number of activities and events at the company’s headquarters, its state of the art port project Khalifa Port and at its offices located in the Khalifa Industrial Zone (Kizad) in Taweelah. Among the […]

  • 14 May 2012

    Eng Hussain Nassir Lootah, Director General of Dubai Municipality, during a press conference held in municipality conference hall, has announced three prestigious projects approved by HH Sheikh Hamdan Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai, Minister of Finance and Chairman of Dubai Municipality. Lootah said that the most important project is Dubai Safari Project, […]

  • 20 April 2012

    By April 8, the Qatar Doha New Port Project had achieved more than 3,000,000 safety working hours. Since the commencement of this project, the China Harbour Project Department has attached great importance to the HSE work, and constantly improved HSE management standards and adopted concepts of some world-class American and European companies, which has been […]