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  • 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 […]

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

    Kuwait National Petroleum Company (KNPC) is building one of the largest oil refining plants in the world, the Al-Zour Refinery. The refinery will be constructed on land reclaimed by Van Oord in ‘sabkha area’, a salt plain near the coast some 30 kilometers north of the Saudi border. The project involves dredging and reclaiming 65 million […]

  • 5 February 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Unique System FZE, a Unique Maritime Group Company, which is one of the world’s leading integrated turnkey subsea and offshore solution provider, along with The Geodesy and Hydrographic Survey Section of Dubai Municipality established a permanent tidal station at Al Mamzaar. Dubai Municipality’s Geodesy and Hydrographic Survey Section of Dubai Municipality has several components comprising […]

  • 20 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Director General of Bushehr Port said that the proper ground for the investment in Negin Island has been prepared. Negin is a small island adjacent to Bushehr Port which is planed to be turned into to a small port. Mr. Rastad noted that last year the ground was paved for conclusion of two agreements for […]

  • 23 December 2010

    DP World Limited and Citi Infrastructure Investors (CII), together with one of CII’s major investors, have today formed a strategic partnership to invest in, operate and manage DP World’s five marine terminals in Australia. DP World has entered into an agreement to provide management services to the Australian operation to continue to provide a consistently high level of service […]

  • 13 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    The first quarter of 2020 was above expectations for Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis). In light of the worldwide developments of the COVID-19 virus, Boskalis closed a good first quarter. According to the company, a modest increase in revenue was accompanied by a higher result compared to the same period last year. The order book […]

  • 10 June 2011
    Business & Finance

      Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) announces that it has signed a Letter of Intent for the acquisition of MNO Vervat. Boskalis intends to acquire MNO Vervat’s activities and expects to sign the final agreement within the next few months. MNO Vervat holds a leading position in the Dutch civil infrastructure market. Established in 1917, […]

  • 1 March 2012
    Equipment, Technology

    Unique Maritime Group, one of the world’s leading integrated turnkey subsea and offshore solution providers announced that they have recently delivered two Echoscope 3D Sonars to DI-MEDCO, a joint venture between Dredging International and Middle East Dredging Company for the planned shore protection and harbour construction works of two artificial islands. The Echoscope, produced by […]

  • 1 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. announces that it has acquired 182,654 shares in Dockwise in the course of trading yesterday. All these shares were acquired through Euronext Amsterdam and were purchased at an average price of EUR 18.50 per share with a maximum price of EUR 18.50 per share (which equals NOK 137 as per today). […]

  • 17 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Abu Dhabi Ports Company (ADPC) has announced the appointment of Gary Lemke as new Executive Vice President (EVP) Ports. Mr Lemke, who joined the company this week, has more than 20 years of working experience in the ports industry around the world. His position will oversee the emirates flagship, state of the art Khalifa Port […]

  • 8 June 2011
    Business & Finance

      Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) announces that 64.31 percent of the shareholders have elected a stock dividend distributed in the form of ordinary shares. As a result, 2,497,479 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 […]

  • 7 December 2011
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    MTU received an order for eight Series 4000 Ironmen gensets from the China-based Shanghai Zhenhua Heavy Industry Co., Ltd. (ZPMC), a heavy-duty equipment manufacturer. The gensets will power two 99m multi-purpose vessels owned by the Dutch company Boskalis which owns one of the biggest and most modern fleets in the world. Each vessel will be […]

  • 10 January 2012

    The ZPMC Mediterranean delivered n.2 two new Ship to Shore Gantry Cranes to PSA – Akfen Mersin Port, Turkey. It is a truth that there is very hard competition between container handler ports in Turkey. Local competitions, specially between close ports are at top level. Together with new privatizations in Turkey, this competition becomes warmer […]

  • 23 February 2012

    Beginning of 2012 VOSTA LMG and APT Global Marine Services LLC have signed an agreement for co-operation in the field of Dredger construction, manufacture of components and servicing of dredger vessels operating in the Middle East, North African (MENA) region. VOSTA LMG is a well experienced technical provider in the dredging industry and with excellent […]

  • 19 October 2011
    Business & Finance

      DP World, UAE Region has won the prestigious Container Terminal Operator Award for a third consecutive year at the annual Seatrade Middle East & Indian Subcontinent Awards last night. The leading regional marine terminal operator’s all-round operational excellence, throughput performance, efficient automation systems and other sustainable value added services delivered at its terminal facilities […]

  • 17 February 2020
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    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 on February 19, 2020. “A combination of higher maneuverability, power and new innovations makes Ghasha a new benchmark in the dredging industry,” NMDC […]

  • 10 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    HR Wallingford has announced that their classroom training under the name ‘Wave Action on Coastal Structures’ is set to take place on May 21-22, 2019, in Jumeirah Lake Towers, Dubai.  This course will teach the theory and methods necessary for delivering alternative solutions to coastal problems. “Attendees will gain a thorough understanding of a range […]

  • 9 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A tender to select consultant who will conduct studies and design for the third phase of the Port of Salalah expansion project has been released by the Oman’s Ministry of Transport and Communications. According to the Ministry, the selected consultant will conduct a study on the third phase expansion and will design the expansion program. The tender documents […]