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  • 27 February 2012

    DP World, UAE Region has applauded the leading role of the Higher Committee for UAE Civil Seaports and Airport Security in promoting a safe and transparent work environment at the country’s ports. At an event held recently at Jebel Ali Port, Mohammed Al Muallem, Senior Vice President and Managing Director, DP World, UAE Region, presented […]

  • 25 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Dredging works on the new Suez Canal in Egypt, an ambitious project with a deadline of only nine months, are in full swing and are going according to schedule. Companies from Egypt, UAE, the US, Belgium, and the Netherlands will dredge the new waterway. Included in the project are Boskalis, Van Oord, National Marine Dredging Company (NMDC), Jan de […]

  • 24 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Nakhle Khoda port is a development project under construction by the Ports and Maritime Organization (PMO). This project is located in Hormozgan province in the south of the country bordering Persian Gulf. The main reason for the construction of this port is shortening distance between Bandar Abbas port and Hormoz Island. A port official of […]

  • 16 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Previously uninhabited, Boubyan Island is the largest of the Kuwaiti coastal islands and is now the scene of a complete development project. The overall master plan for the island’s evolution includes residential and industrial developments, a bridge link to the mainland, a seaport and a nature reserve. The port, known as the Mubarak Al Kabeer […]

  • 22 June 2012

    The KDRA invites experienced contractors to submit bids for the Kishon River Sediment Dredging & Remediation Tender. The tender calls for dredging and on-site remediation of contaminated sediment from the lower Kishon River, Israel. Bidders must have proven experience in executing similar multifaceted projects. A site visit open to all interested bidders will be held […]

  • 1 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    Dragflow, an Italian manufacturer of heavy duty pumps and complete dredging equipment, has delivered a dredging hydraulic pump with frontal cutterhead to an Iranian company. Upon the delivery, the company used this piece of equipment for the construction of a fishery port near Jask area in the Persian Gulf, South of Iran. “Before finding the […]

  • 11 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Rastami is one of the greatest and most important fishing ports in the country. It is situated in the Southern province of Bushehr bordering the Persian Gulf. Its construction has been initiated as of 1990. Due to some operational difficulties its construction has been halted for years. It was expected that it would be put […]

  • 24 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Construction, Transport and Infrastructure, Zorana Mihajlovic, and DP World Chairman and CEO, Sultan Ahmed bin Sulayem, yesterday signed a Memorandum of Understanding and Cooperation on the river ports development projects. During a press conference, held at the Press Council of the Government of Serbia, Mihajlovic said that after 40 […]

  • 19 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    Dredge Yard recently signed a contract to design, manufacture and deliver an ECO200 Dredger with auger head. The auger dredger will have a dredging depth of 6m and will come with a 1500m discharge pipeline. According to the company, the ECO200 Auger will be delivered to a mining corporation in West-Africa. There the ECO200 will […]

  • 16 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    A Damen CSD500 has been working on the Basra Gateway Terminal in Iraq continuously since it was delivered early 2018. The stationary dredger started on the creation of two additional container berths with a depth of -14 m along quay. These berths were completed in 2019 offering the Iraqi port increased capacity for dry cargo […]

  • 13 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. said that they have realized a good third quarter. Quarterly revenue slightly exceeded the average quarterly revenue in the first half of the year. Cumulative revenue for the past three quarters was stable compared to the same period last year when adjusted for (de)consolidation and currency effects. In line with expectations, […]

  • 30 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    UniSite UniSite Group, a Ningbo based company involved in dredging, land reclamation, offshore projects, marine, mechanical engineering and green remediation projects, is currently taking part in the Seatrade Maritime event in Dubai, UAE. As a part of UAE Maritime Week, held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai, […]

  • 11 September 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The ability of the Port of Umm Qasr in Iraq to receive direct calls from larger container vessels is being progressively boosted by the new terminal development program at Basra Gateway Terminal (BGT). A significant milestone was reached at the end of August with the servicing of Evergreen’s 5652-TEU capacity Ever Useful with a LOA of 285 […]

  • 5 July 2010
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Reclamation of 1.000 HA of land for the construction of the world’s biggest refinery. There have never been so many people and cutter kilowatts together on 1 DEME site: 1.050 persons CSD D’Artagnan CSD Al Mahaar CSD Carolina CSD Kaveri CSD Kallo CSD Kalis II Total: 70.500kW Production: 1.500.000 m3/week [mappress] Source: DEME, July 5, […]

  • 18 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    The first hydraulic reclamation operation of Kuwait Subiya Dredging Project is currently underway. “Huatailong” cutter suction dredger travelled to and fro between the construction area and the hydraulic reclamation area. The equipment ran smoothly, achieving a good result. The designed length of temporary channel of this project is 7700m; the bottom is 163m wide; the […]

  • 8 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    Saudi Aramco has inked a contract with a consortium comprising Saudi Archirodon Company Ltd and Huta Hegerfeld AG Saudia Company for dredging, reclamation and marine structures for King Salman International Complex for Maritime Industries and Services in Ras Al-Khair. The contract is the first major undertaking for the maritime complex where contractors will conduct dredging […]

  • 29 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    DP World Chairman HE Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem welcomed progress on the expansion at Jebel Ali Port, which includes the brand new $850 million Terminal 3, saying it was crucial in supporting the growth of Dubai and the wider Middle East, Africa and Subcontinent region. Mr Bin Sulayem’s comments came as he inspected the construction […]

  • 2 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    After finalizing a long term charter in the oilfields of Abu Dhabi, Acta Marine’s DMS Globe was contracted to assist a construction project in Qatar. This involved the construction of a private artificial island development. DMS Globe’s effectiveness in shallow water conditions played an important role in the project, ensuring its smooth and efficient completion. […]

  • 26 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    China Harbour Engineering Company (CHEC) has won the contract to build a new port in Ashdod. This new port, worth $930 million, will be built about 1km north of the current Ashdod Port, consisting of a 1,000m pier and 2,80m breakwater. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, made the following remarks at the signing ceremony for the new […]

  • 4 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    Japan’s Mitsubishi Corporation (MC) said in its latest announcement that they have won a $110 million port construction contract in the Republic of Iraq. Extended by the General Company for Ports of Iraq (GCPI), the contract covers a port rehabilitation project in the country’s southern region of Basra and it is being funded through ODA […]

  • 19 March 2020
    Business & Finance

     Hansel Marine, a Chinese manufacturer of dredgers and dredging equipment, has announced that two units of HS-55 series cutter suction dredgers (CSDs) were successfully launched earlier this month at a dredging site in Egypt. After one month voyage by the general cargo ship, the dredgers arrived at Egypt in early March. The engineers and […]

  • 16 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    Royal HaskoningDHV’s Director for Coastal and Marine Environment, Nicola Clay, will chair a seminar on ‘Future Trends in Dredging’ at the Institution of Civil Engineers in London today. The seminar will bring together industry experts to look forward to 2015 and beyond to identify key trends and initiative that may affect the dredging industry. The […]

  • 7 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    2013 was a remarkable year for global marine terminal operator DP World. Despite challenging market conditions and uncertainties that impacted the industry, the company maintained its focus on improving efficiencies, expanding capacity, enhancing its position as one of the top industry leaders globally and driving profitability. As a premier partner in the UAE’s successful bid […]

  • 20 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The technology group Wartsila has supplied the full propulsion package for the new trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Arzana. The vessel is owned by National Marine Dredging Company (NMDC) from Abu Dhabi and has been specially designed to operate in high ambient temperatures. The 6.000m³ capacity TSHD, launched in September 2017, was designed by the Royal […]

  • 6 June 2012

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. announces that 70 percent of the shareholders have elected a stock dividend distributed in the form of ordinary shares. As a result, 3,811,937 new ordinary shares will be issued today. The admission of these shares to trading on NYSE Euronext Amsterdam is required under the rules of Euronext Rulebook Book I. […]

  • 27 March 2012

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. has published its 2011 Annual Report. The reports, which have been published in English and Dutch, can be read or downloaded from the following link. The 2011 Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Report will be available on the company’s website as from the end of March. Mid-April, printed versions of the Annual […]