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  • 29 November 2009
    Business & Finance

    The two Belgian dredge contractors which built the Palm Islands and other prestigious projects have still tens of millions of euros to invoices outstanding with Dubai World and its ailing subsidiaries in the project. It’s are DEME and Jan De Nul Dredging… Source: De Morgen, November 27, 2009;

  • 26 November 2009
    Business & Finance

    ROTTERDAM – Bert Groothuizen, spokesman of Dredging company Van Oord said Thursday that they are not affected by the financial turmoil around Dubai World, the state owned project developer… Source: De Financiele Telegraaf, November 26, 2009

  • 4 July 2011
    Project & Tenders

    Representatives in Tripoli are hoping to revive the city’s old port, arguing that this could have tremendous economic potential for an area… (dailystar) [mappress] Source: dailystar, July 4, 2011;

  • 21 May 2010

    Ther Hague, 21 May 2010 —  the Governor of the Iraqi province of Basra, Dr. Shiltagh, with a group of Iraqi authorities and businessmen from his province, welcomed a group of Dutch companies and entrepreneurs at the Iraqi Embassy in The Hague. Governor Shiltagh is a great advocate of Dutch expertise, technology and enterprise to […]

  • 16 December 2009

    The Aqaba Container Terminal (ACT) announced a terminal expansion project, including a 460 meter extension of the quay, which will increase annual container throughout capacity to a projected 2 million TEUs when fully completed and equipped… Source:ameinfo,December 15,2009;

  • 3 December 2009
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A Beirut developer planning an $8-billion artificial island off Lebanon says it is not worried by the debt debacle of Nakheel, the real estate developer behind Dubai’s similar man-made Palm Islands that revealed last week it needs more time to pay it debt… Source: Maktoob, December 3, 2009

  • 26 November 2009
    Project & Tenders

    DHAHRAN, Saudi Arabia — Saudi Arabia’s Environmental Protection Department (EPD) and the Offshore Projects Division of the Saudi Aramco’s Northern Area Projects Department (OPD/NAPD) have sponsored a coral relocation project in the Arabian Gulf… Source: Offshore, November 25, 2009;

  • 3 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    With the relocation of all operational activities in recent days, the new Doha (Qatar) Airport has become fully operational. Hamad International Airport was built on land that was reclaimed from the Gulf waters. DEME realised this platform for the new airport – a project for which it reclaimed more than 60 million m³ sand in […]

  • 20 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    KDM Marine International, part of the James Fisher Group, has appointed Faisel Chaudry as Regional Manager for the Eastern Hemisphere. Focusing on the Middle East, India, North Africa and Asia Pacific countries, Faisel is responsible for opening new markets and managing the company’s equipment stationed in the area. “KDM Marine International offers a proven technology […]

  • 20 February 2013
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    APT Global Marine Services LLC is a leading service provider of marine construction, engineering & repair services in the Middle East Gulf & the Indian Subcontinent. The Al Jadaf Dockyard, Dubai witnessed a colorful launching ceremony of the newly built second Cutter Suction Dredger (CSD 500) which is constructed by APT Global Shipyard on behalf […]

  • 8 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Global marine terminal operator DP World has announced a video that captures some of the company’s highlights from 2014.  “2014 was yet another great year for DP World. We achieved countless ‘wins’ over the course of 2014 and the film is just a snapshot of some of those successes,” they stated. DP World has a portfolio […]

  • 1 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The dredging industry’s largest order for floating discharge lines has been secured by IHC Parts & Services, part of IHC Merwede. The confirmation of the purchase of 85 12-metre armoured floating discharge hoses by the National Marine Dredging Company (NMDC) is believed to have set a new sales landmark in this particular sector of the […]

  • 31 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    Maritime industry leaders from Oman will head to Seatrade Middle East Maritime (SMEM) 2012 next month as the country’s key northern port of Sohar confidently moves ahead with its ambitious expansion plans. With investments exceeding $14bn and one of the largest port development projects in the world, the port of Sohar, along with the Sohar […]

  • 11 March 2010
    Project & Tenders

    The authorities in Abu Dhabi are reportedly on track to complete by US$409m project to construct a channel that will improve access to the Mussafah industrial zone by the middle of 2010… [mappress] Source: Maritime Journal, March 11, 2010

  • 22 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    National Marine Dredging Company (NMDC) has just released a 60-second video of the construction process of the 6,000m³ trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) ARZANA. The newbuild was launched two days ago, September 20, at Royal IHC’s shipyard in Kinderdijk, The Netherlands. The TSHD Arzana is the first custom-built trailing suction hopper dredger in the middle east. This tailor-made […]

  • 14 September 2020
    Business development

    Abu Dhabi Ports (ADP), a developer and regulator of ports and industrial zones in the emirate of Abu Dhabi, has announced that Khalifa Port’s expansion is on pace for completion. The Khalifa Port expansion is set to attract new business and significantly boost capacity in line with evolving customer expectations, said ADP. The expansion has […]

  • 14 February 2010

    Yemen and Dubai’s DP World plan a major expansion of Aden’s container port, betting on growth in the country despite Al Qaeda, instability and Somali pirates, officials said. [mappress] Source:maritimenews,February 12,2010;

  • 28 January 2010
    Business & Finance

    National Marine Dredging Company (NMDC) may be in the business of sucking up mud, but for investors the sludge might as well be gold… [mappress] Source: The Nation, January 27, 2010

  • 27 January 2010
    Business & Finance

    DUBAI – Abu Dhabi-based National Marine Dredging Co., or NMDC, said Wednesday it made a net profit of 413.2 million U.A.E. dirhams ($112.6 million) in 2009, a 55.6% increase on the previous year… [mappress] Source: Maktoob, January 26, 2010

  • 4 July 2011

    The Dead Sea is dying, goes the conventional wisdom: The water level of the fabled salty lake is dropping nearly 1.2 meters (4 feet) a year… (ynetnews) [mappress] Source: ynetnews, July 4, 2011;

  • 4 May 2012

    Oman’s Ministry of Transport and Communications has awarded a commercial bid representing investment of OMR 55 million ($143 million USD) to more than double the Port of Salalah’s general cargo handling capacity. The project will increase dry bulk cargo handling capacity to 20 million tons and liquid cargo to over six million tons annually. The […]

  • 3 February 2010
    Project & Tenders

    Riyadh: A go-ahead on the next phase of development at Saudi Arabia’s port in Dammam is likely within the next two months, according to the Director General of King Abdul Aziz Port on the country’s Gulf coast. [mappress] Source: Seatrade Asia, February 1, 2010;

  • 3 May 2012

    ARCADIS, the international design, consulting, engineering and management services company, recently announced that together with its subsidiary EC Harris, it has won a three-year framework contract with Abu Dhabi Ports Company (ADPC) to provide business planning, master planning, design, engineering, program management and training services. Financial details were not disclosed. EC Harris has an existing […]

  • 1 May 2012

      DP World Limited held their Annual General Meeting (AGM) in respect of the full year 2011 this morning, with all resolutions put to shareholders passed, with over 99% of the votes cast in favour. Shareholders voted in favour of the re-appointment of all eight Directors of the DP World Board. The resolutions also included […]

  • 18 February 2010
    Business & Finance

    Dubai World is expected to hold onto its global port terminals business despite the group labouring under massive debts. [mappress] Source: TradeWinds, February 18, 2010;

  • 8 September 2020
    Infrastructure

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) recently announced the successful completion of the sizable port construction project in Duqm, Oman. For this extraordinary EPC (engineering, procurement and construction) project Boskalis dredged a new harbor basin and entrance channel with a depth of 18 meters. The company also constructed a kilometer-long quay wall, two 400 meter-long jetties […]