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  • 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 […]

  • 11 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    DP World’s flagship Jebel Ali port is the star of CNN International’s well-regarded “The Gateway” programme this month, with the first episode of a four part series aired on 6th December. Hosted by high profile CNN anchor Becky Anderson, the programme goes behind the scenes to show how Jebel Ali port operates as a seamless […]

  • 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 […]

  • 14 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    At the Albwady Damen yard in Sharjah, UAE, two standard cutter suction dredgers CSD500 have been built, the company announced today.  These two dredgers mark the anniversary of 10-year building Damen cutter suction dredgers at this yard. “The stationary dredgers, built to dredge at max -14m, are ready and moored along quay – awaiting final […]

  • 4 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Coast and Marine Engineering Summit, which is being organized by the International Quality and Productivity Center (IQPC), will take place on April 24-27, 2016 in Abu Dhabi. Former Ministry of Works and Housing Undersecretary and Coastal Planning and Engineering Consultant, Nayef Omar Al Kalali, will deliver the first keynote paper in the conference entitled: “The […]

  • 21 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    Minister of Infrastructure and the Environment of the Netherlands, Melanie Schultz van Haegen, will visit Iran from Sunday 23 to Friday 28 October, accompanied by a delegation of Dutch companies. With this visit, the Minister intends to strengthen the economic ties in order for the Dutch companies to gain access to the Iranian market. The trade […]

  • 25 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Van Heck Group will supply eight HK700 pumps to Hyundai Engineering & Construction for phase three of the New Port Project in Qatar. The pumps will be used, for a scheduled period of 20 to 30 weeks, to return the process water used in dredging through a series of sedimentation ponds back to the open sea. […]

  • 11 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Israel Ports Development & Assets Company Ltd will soon award the Ports of Haifa and Ashdod dredging contract. The works will involve maintenance and capital dredging works in the Ports of Haifa and Ashdod, down to the design depths and below them, including Israeli Navy areas in Haifa, Ashdod and Kishon Port, and disposal of […]

  • 31 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    In a special ceremony at Jebel Ali, DP World Chairman H.E. Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem has formally overseen the installation of the last of the 2752 65 ton blocks that make up the foundation of the extended quay wall of the 1 million TEU (twenty foot equivalent container units) expansion of Jebel Ali Container Terminal […]

  • 19 April 2012
    Business & Finance

    On 12-13 December CEDA organises its Dredging Days 2012 conference and exhibition in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. An optional technical visit will be organised in the afternoon on the second day of the conference. Prospective authors are invited to contribute to the programme. Theme of the conference is “Virtue, Venture and Vision in the […]

  • 21 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    National Marine Dredging Company (NMDC) will take part in an ambitious world class project to dredge the 35km of the New Suez Canal, parallel to the existing one. The $1.5 billion contract for the project was announced on October 18th by the Head of the Suez Canal Authority, Admiral Mohab Memish and Prime Minister Ibrahim […]

  • 11 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Damen Dredging Equipment has just completed an unusual task – their dredge pumps and valves have been fitted in remote operated deep sea mining vehicles. These deep sea mining vehicles, also called Seafloor Production Tools (SPTs), have been manufactured by Soil Machine Dynamics (SMD). This UK-based company designed and built three SPTs, each for a specific […]

  • 7 November 2011
    Business & Finance

    HE Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem, Chairman, DP World, has welcomed visiting British Transport Minister, Mike Penning MP to DP World’s head office in Jebel Ali, Dubai. The two sides discussed DP World’s London Gateway project and the latest developments surrounding the new port and what is set to become Europe’s largest logistics park. The talks were attended by Jamal […]

  • 12 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Dutch maritime technology company Micanti has designed a 100% environmentally friendly antifouling foil. Its working is based on small fibers, which make it very unattractive for organisms to attach to the hull of a ship. The innovative nature of this invention and the successful launch of it within the global professional shipping industry has […]

  • 15 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (December 9 – December 15, 2019).   TSHD Sanderus Passes Sea Trials, Ortelius Hits the Water Jan De Nul said in its latest announcement that their 6.000m³ trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Sanderus has successfully passed the sea trials.   […]

  • 4 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    Iranian President Hassan Rouhani yesterday inaugurated a newly-built extension to the country’s main Arabian Sea outlet – the Chabahar’s Shahid Beheshti Port in the Gulf of Oman. “The North-South Corridor is very important for the region and the world and today we are happy that its first phase has been put into operation and we […]

  • 10 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    DP World Chairman HE Sultan Ahmed bin Sulayem met with the President of Uganda Yoweri Museveni at DP World’s flagship Jebel Ali port in Dubai yesterday to discuss areas of future cooperation and mutual interest between Dubai and Uganda. The meeting provided an opportunity for the global marine terminal operator to share with Mr. Museveni […]

  • 8 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    Mr. Attaollah Sadr, Managing Director of Ports and Maritime Organization (PMO) said that the Nakhle Khoda harbor will be put into operation by early August 2013. This multipurpose harbor which was funded by the PMO will shorten the distance between Bandar Abbas port to Hormoz Island from current 19 km to 13 km. The project […]

  • 5 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    ADPC has announced an AED 17M investment for Marfa Port, for the first phase development of the port infrastructure and maritime leisure facilities for the local community. The port is at the north end of Marfa city with direct water access to the Gulf, in the Al Gharbia region, 125 km west of Abu Dhabi. […]

  • 12 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The UK Minister of State for Transport, Simon Burns, visited Jebel Ali Port and the free zone and was welcomed by H.E. Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem, Chairman, DP World. During a meeting with senior DP World executives and a tour of the port, Mr Burns was briefed on the operational efficiencies that have made Jebel […]

  • 27 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Global marine terminal operator DP World will announce its full year volumes for 2012 on Tuesday, January 29, 2013 at 9 am via Nasdaq Dubai and London Stock Exchange. DP World operates over 60 terminals across six continents, with container handling generating around 80% of its revenue. In addition, the company currently has 11 new […]

  • 26 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    Van Oord has been awarded the beach profiling work on Palm Jumeirah island in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The contract value amounts to more than EUR 20 million. The project consists of applying sand on the eastern and western edges of the Palm Jumeirah’s trunk as well as re-profiling various beach areas, extension of two […]

  • 22 November 2011
    Business & Finance

    Abu Dhabi Ports Company (ADPC) has received an Environmental Protection Award at the prestigious International Bulk Journal Awards 2011, organized last week in Antwerp, Belgium. Upon acknowledging the dedication to protecting the environment in which it operates, ADPC was praised for its investment in the building of a USD 240 million Environmental Breakwater that ENCOMPASSES […]

  • 28 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    ADPC the master developer of ports and industrial zones in the emirate of Abu Dhabi has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Republic of Guinea to explore opportunities in mining ports. The MOU was signed last night (25 November 2013) by Mohamed Juma Al Shamisi, Acting CEO ADPC and His Excellency Mohamed Lamine […]

  • 4 April 2012

    The first WPTS World Ports Award has been presented by H.E. Sultan Bin Saeed Al Mansouri Ministry of Economy, UAE to the CEO of the Port of Antwerp during a prestigious gala dinner to celebrate the 2nd World Ports and Trade Summit, held in association with ADPC (Abu Dhabi Ports Company). The award was given […]

  • 25 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    On June 27, with the joint effort of all the employees of the Qatar Doha New Port Project Department, Node C was completed on schedule, which laid a solid foundation for the completion on schedule of the whole project. Since its commencement, Doha New Port Project has experienced a lot of difficulties. All the people […]