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  • 27 July 2012

    IADC and CEDA decided to present Environmental Aspects of Dredging course  in Abu Dhabi on December 10-11 – just prior to CEDA Dredging Days on December 12-13 – giving added value to both events and allowing participants to maximise the benefits of travelling only once to this region for two great reasons. Environmental Aspects of Dredging […]

  • 12 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    A group of Omani investors and traders visited Bandar Abbas Port facilities and infrastructures. During this visit, the role of Bandar Abbas Port in the country’s trade and its strategic position was elaborated for the delegation. Also, investment opportunities in various fields were introduced to the delegation and port projects currently underway in Bandar Abbas […]

  • 22 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    The construction of Shadegan Port has just been completed. This project was decided in the first round of presidential visit to Khouzestan province. Director General of Bandar Imam Khomeini Port under whose control the Shadegan Port falls said that this port has been constructed in the vicinity of Imam Khomeini Port. He also noted that […]

  • 4 June 2013

    A NEW law regulating the dredging of sand from the seabed stalled yesterday over fears that low-paid labourers could be made scapegoats. Shura Council members refused to approve the draft bill due to concerns that wealthy businessmen behind the illegal practice could escape punishment. It has now been referred to the council’s public utilities and […]

  • 3 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Deputy Minister of Roads and Urban Transportation and Managing Director of Ports and Maritime Organization (PMO) said that currently as many as 150 projects on port and coastal areas are underway in the country in partnership with the private sector. These project mainly concern port infrastructures and superstructure such as providing operational equipment for the […]

  • 20 May 2013

    Under the auspice of HE Said Hamdoon, Undersecretary Ministry of Transport and Communication, Oman International Container Terminal ground breaking ceremony took place on May 16th to mark the start of the expansion of their container terminal capacity in Sohar. The construction will pave the way to increase the terminals’ capacity from the current 800,000 TEU […]

  • 6 May 2013

    The Director General of Anzali Port, Farhad Montaser Kouhsari, said that construction activities in Chamkhaleh Port, (which is situated in Gilan province and is supervised by Anzali Port) has resumed. Mr. Kouhsari said that some $ 5 million has been allocated in this respect. He added that tender for construction of breakwater and berths in this […]

  • 26 January 2012

    Forth Ports, DP World and Associated British Ports (ABP) announce today that Otter Ports Holdings Ltd, owner of Forth Ports, has acquired the 67% ownership of Tilbury Container Services Ltd (TCS) not already owned by Forth Ports from DP World and ABP. Forth Ports has been a one third shareholder in TCS since 1998 along […]

  • 29 March 2012

      DP World today announces strong financial results from its global portfolio of marine terminals for the twelve months to 31 December 2011, delivering a better than expected profit for the year, after separately disclosed items, of $751 million, 67% ahead of last year. Highlights – Consolidated volumes of 27.5 million TEU (twenty foot equivalent […]

  • 6 February 2012

    Van Oord has been awarded the EPC contract for the installation of a Single Point Mooring (SPM) system in Fujairah, United Arab Emirates. The client is Fujairah Asia Power Company and the contract value amounts to approximately EUR 30 million. Work will start immediately and continue until the end of February 2013. The project includes […]

  • 26 April 2012

    The largest container ship of French shipping company CMA CGM, the 365 metre long Christophe Colomb, on April 24 called at DP World’s flagship Jebel Ali Port for the first time, reinforcing the port’s role as a regional gateway for the new generation of mega liner vessels. The ship, which has a nominal capacity of […]

  • 5 June 2012

    A delegation of businessmen of Eastern Chamber of Commerce paid a visit to Jubail Commercial Port. They met with Director General of the Port Captain, Fahd bin Ahmed Al Amer and reviewed the port’s activities and the large process of development witnessed in the port in order to provide services to clients such as developing […]

  • 24 October 2011
    Vessels

    The launching of Cutter Suction Dredger (CSD 500) took place at Al Jadaf Dockyard, Dubai on Sunday October 16, 2011.The ceremony was conducted in the presence of Mr. Anil Daniel Abraham (CEO) and Mr. M.J. Thomas (CFO) of APT Global Marine Services LLC and Mr.Walter van Wijk, Mr.Danny Nijssen and Mr.Ben Maas of VostaLMG. VostaLMG […]

  • 27 July 2011
    Business & Finance

    Dredge Yard, a company based in the Netherlands, is the provider of latest dredging technology and equipment, has now launched its branch in… [mappress] Source: ameninfo, July 27, 2011;

  • 3 April 2014

    The contract for the Hel Port Expansion Phase IV Project was signed on February 4th during a ceremony held in Tulav, Saudi Arabia. The General Manager of Saudi Arabia Regional Management Center, Dai Zhanping, signed the contract on behalf of CHEC. The total amount for the project is over USD 200 million, with a time […]

  • 18 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Construction of the QR27 billion ($7.4 billion) New Port Project is on track and is expected to be operational in the first quarter of 2016, a top official of the project has said. “Progress of the project is on schedule and at present about 10 percent of the construction work is complete while d 38 […]

  • 21 March 2013

    ARCADIS, the leading pure play global engineering and consultancy firm, has won a contract with Aqaba Development Corporation in Jordan for providing construction management services and design reviews for their “Aqaba New Port Project”. ARCADIS works in a joint venture with the local company Dar Al Handasah. Financials details were not disclosed. The Aqaba New […]

  • 21 December 2012

    The International Association of Dredging Companies presented its Best Paper Award for a Young Author for the 28th time at the CEDA Dredging Days 12-13 December 2012 in Abu Dhabi, to Mr. Arnaud Verschelde for his paper ‘Erosion Behaviour of a Draghead’. Mr. Arnaud Verschelde graduated from the Delft University of Technology ‘Faculty of 3mE’ […]

  • 4 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    As part of a scheduled tour of the UAE, Abu Dhabi Ports Company welcomed H.R.H. Prince Joachim of Denmark to Khalifa Port yesterday, where he was shown around the new state-of-the-art facilities of the Gulf Region’s only semi-automated, deep-water port. Showing a keen interest in the developments of the recently opened Khalifa Port and adjacently […]

  • 21 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Qatar’s Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa al-Thani, has officially launched the second phase of the Al Ruwais Port development project in Al Shamal. According to the Qatar News Agency, the Prime Minister toured the first phase of the project and listened to a briefing on the different phases, the water […]

  • 13 November 2013

    DP World was today named the Best Performing Company in the UAE and awarded the prestigious Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Business Award for Most Outstanding Performance for 2013. The country’s highest business award was presented by His Highness Sheikh Maktoum bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai, to His Excellency Sultan […]

  • 27 February 2014

    The World Bank (WB) has praised consultancy services of NESPAK upon successful completion of Al-Khawbah Fishery Port Project in Yemen. The project is located at one of the most remote areas of Al-Hodeidah Governorate in Yemen. The project comprised site preparation and demolition works, construction of south breakwater, new 80-metre-long landing quay wall, marine signalisation, […]

  • 30 July 2012

    ADPC has held an information-sharing meeting with shareholders in Marfa, as it prepares to develop the first phase of the port. In a special meeting held at Marfa Hotel, ADPC’s Vice President of Project Development, Waleed Al Tamimi discussed the plans with important stakeholders, notably local commercial fishermen, lead by Jumaa Bin Hathboor. At the […]

  • 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 […]

  • 20 May 2020
    Business & Finance, Vessels

     National Marine Dredging Company (NMDC) inaugurated the backhoe dredger Sarb earlier this week in the Netherlands. The inauguration comes as a part of NMDC’s international growth and fleet investment strategy which is aimed at positioning the company as a leader in the industry. The contract for the new dredger was inked by the UAE […]