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  • 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 […]

  • 28 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The world-class services and facilities of DP World’s flagship Jebel Ali Port have once again been recognised at the prestigious annual Supply Chain and Transport Awards (SCATA) 2014. For the sixth year, the ‘Shipping Port of the Year’ has been awarded to Jebel Ali Port. The award was received on behalf of DP World by […]

  • 6 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    His Royal Highness, Prince Khalid Alfaisal, Governor of Makkah Region, toured King Abdullah Port on Monday, April 4. Alfaisal viewed the progress of work at the first port ever to be fully owned, developed and operated by the private sector, both in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the Middle East, and gauged what has […]

  • 24 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation, the largest provider of dredging services in the United States and a major provider of environmental and remediation services, today reported financial results for the quarter and year ended December 31, 2014, including record backlog of $670 million. Chief Executive Officer Jonathan Berger said: “During 2014, the Company achieved several […]

  • 23 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Essar Ports Ltd. today announced its unaudited results for the quarter ended December 2013. Speaking on the key highlights for the quarter, Mr Rajiv Agarwal, Managing Director, Essar Ports Ltd. said: “Our financial results highlight the consistent performance we have shown over the past few years. In the coming quarters, we expect to handle higher […]

  • 19 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    The inauguration ceremony of the 8000m³ trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Ghasha, built for Abu Dhabi’s National Marine Dredging Company (NMDC), will take place at the headquarters of Royal IHC in Kinderdijk today.  Her Excellency, UAE ambassador to the Netherlands, Dr. Hessa Al Otaiba, together with a high-level delegation will attend the ceremony. The new […]

  • 1 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    DP World has just released a timelapse video of its Jebel Ali Container Terminal 3 (T3), from the construction to the operational phase. The terminal, one of the largest semi-automated facilities in the world, is equipped with 19 highly automated quay cranes alongside the 1862 meter quay with a draft of 17 meters. Additionally 50 automated rail […]

  • 25 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    Damen Shipyards Sharjah (DSS) has celebrated its anniversary with a total of 13 vessels being dry-docked simultaneously. The yard, officially opened in January 2014, in 2015 DSS delivered eight newbuilds, carried out two complex conversions and dry-docked 165 vessels from all the major operators in the region. DSS, a joint venture between Damen Shipyards Group and Albwardy […]

  • 13 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    APT Global has launched the newly constructed Anchor Handling Pontoon AHP 1731 at the Dubai Maritime City dry docking facility. The 24 x 16.5 m pontoon is featuring a moon pool and 200 t hydraulic winch installation with containerized power pack for handling large gravity anchors. The construction of AHP 1731 was commissioned to support Van Oord’s […]

  • 22 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    As one of the UAE’s leading enablers of development and trade, Abu Dhabi Ports Company (ADPC) is fast progressing while taking significant steps on its way to diversify Abu Dhabi’s economy. Only two years after the start of commercial operations, ADPC’s state-of-the-art Khalifa Port now ranks number five in the Europe, Middle East and Africa […]

  • 20 June 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Abu Dhabi Ports and the Port of Fujairah have signed a 35 year concession agreement to develop, manage and operate the Fujairah facility, reports the Emirates News Agency. The agreement was signed Monday, June 19, by Mohamed Juma Al Shamisi, CEO of Abu Dhabi Ports and Captain Mousa Murad, General Manager of Port of Fujairah. As part of […]

  • 30 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    CHEC won the bid for Yanbu Industrial Port extension project in Saudi Arabia on September 11. This project is located at Yanbu, a western city in Saudi Arabia, the client is the Port Authority of Saudi Arabia and the contract amount is about USD 29 million and the time limit for this project is 660 […]

  • 4 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    Mr. Attaollah Sadr, the Managing Director of the Port and Maritime Organization(PMO) said that currently as many as 150 projects are underway in Iranian ports worth $ 1.6 billion. He also added that the fund for running these projects have been procured by the PMO. He also noted that there are numerous projects being presently […]

  • 30 August 2012

    According to the Exim Online, India plans to invest between Rs 300-Rs 400 crore in the second phase of Iran’s Chabahar port expansion. India’s interest in this project is not only to get direct access to Central Asia, but also to facilitate import of minerals from Afghanistan via Chabahar. Two teams of experts, constituted by Indian […]

  • 13 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    Speaking at Taweelah – the site of Abu Dhabi’s megaproject of Khalifa Port and Khalifa Industrial Zone Abu Dhabi (Kizad), President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan honoured Abu Dhabi Ports Company (ADPC) by expressing his pride at the completion of projects that are of benefit to the citizens of the UAE and […]

  • 16 February 2012

      HE Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem, Chairman, DP World, together with a high-level delegation, has inspected progress on the first phase of the terminal operator’s Embraport project, the largest Brazilian private multi-modal port terminal in the city of Santos. The first phase of Embraport (Empresa Brasileira de Terminais) is scheduled to be completed in 2013. […]

  • 16 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    DP World Yarimca has been officially opened for business by the Turkish President in the presence of senior government officials and executives of DP World. As one of the biggest in the country, the new terminal can handle up to 1.3 million containers covering 460,000 square meters, enhancing Turkey’s connectivity with Europe and Asia and […]

  • 5 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    ETHPE Contracting has won a contract from the United Arab Emirates Ministry of Climate Change and Environment (MOCCAE) for a landfill rehabilitation project in the northern emirate of Umm Al Qaiwain. His Excellency Sultan Alwan Al Habsi, Assistant Undersecretary for the Regions Sector at MOCCAE, and Abdul Baqi Talif, Chairman of ETHPE Contracting, signed the […]

  • 8 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    Abu Dhabi Ports (ADP) yesterday signed a 30 year concession agreement with MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company, a Swiss-based global transportation and logistics firm, to establish a new container terminal at Khalifa Port with a total investment of approximately $1.1 billion. According to the ADP’s announcement, these developments include an increase in the current 12 ship-to-shore cranes […]

  • 25 July 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    HUTA Marine, a Jeddah based marine construction company, signed a memorandum of cooperation (MoU) with King Abdulaziz University’s (KAU) Faculty of Maritime Studies on Monday, 23 July, 2018. Under the terms of this agreement, HUTA Marine will train students from King Abdulaziz University in the field of Operation & Maintenance, under the supervision of Ship […]

  • 15 March 2010
    Project & Tenders

    The Ministry of Works (MoW) has completed the first phase of dredging of the Bahrain Approach Channel (BAC), which leads to the new Khalifa Bin Salman Port (KBSP) and other port facilities in the kingdom… [mappress] Source:tradearabia,March 15,2010;

  • 17 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Sultan Al Jaber, Minister of the State and Chairman of Abu Dhabi Ports, and Capt. Mohamed Al Shamsi, CEO of AD Ports, visited Khalifa Port Extension Project on August 6th 2017. Eng. Yasser Zaghloul, CEO of NMDC, welcomed the delegation and after a brief introduction of the project site they placed a block for the new […]

  • 29 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Environmental & Marine Engineering NV (DEME) and Jan de Nul Group have dispatched representatives to Israel in recent weeks to discuss a project to develop an airport offshore in the Mediterranean, Bloomberg reports.  According to Avi Simhon, head of the National Economic Council in the Israeli Prime Minister’s Office, the dredging giants have sent […]

  • 9 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Just a few minutes ago, at the Amsterdam RAI Convention Center, the Conference Manager J. Femke Hoogeveen officially opened the 1st Dredging Today Conference. The two-day event, collocated with the Offshore Energy and Exhibition Conference (OEEC), will gather expert conference speakers and panelists to discuss how the world in which the dredging industry operates is […]

  • 17 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Egypt Ports & Waterways Summit (9-11 June), hosted by IQPC, brought together industry leaders, government officials and investors to discuss the future of the country’s dredging projects, ports and waterways. IQPC is also organizing the Coastal and Canal Zone Development Conference taking place in Cairo from 17-19 November. The focus of this event will be […]