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  • 8 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    The construction of the flood control project in Jeddah (JSDP) in Saudi Arabia fully commenced and went into the implementation phase recently, announced chec.bj.cn. This project of 4 sections was signed on 29 July with a contract price of prox. 0.5 billion USD dollars. This project is a government livelihood project and therefore closely concerned by […]

  • 7 October 2020
    Infrastructure

    Construction works have now officially started for the Côte d’Ivoire Terminal (CIT), Abidjan’s second container terminal. In fact, the ground-breaking ceremony took place on 5th October in the presence of Côte d’Ivoire government officials. The CIT contract was signed earlier this year with the China Harbor Engineering Company (CHEC). Located adjacent to the existing Abidjan […]

  • 20 September 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The eighth edition of the INMEX show, South Asia’s largest maritime exhibition and conference, will be held in Mumbai between 8th and 10th October. The dredging equipment manufacturer Italdraghe SpA, an important player on the Indian dredger market and exhibitor at the show, has been requested to participate directly in event entitled “The Dredging Boom: […]

  • 14 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    Trade and the make or break issues impacting its growth were the focus of a transport and logistics roundtable discussion hosted by DP World this week to contribute to the World Economic Forum Global Agenda Council meetings currently being held in Dubai. In a lively debate under the umbrella theme of “Challenges Facing Trade and […]

  • 24 May 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    BAM International, the operating company of Royal BAM Group active outside Europe, has successfully completed Phase 1 and 2 of the Saqr Port Expansion. The combined project value was approximately €75 million. BAM International delivered the project to its client, Saqr Port, in Spring 2019. Saqr Port is the largest bulk-handling port in the Middle […]

  • 26 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    Albwardy Damen will once again be holding an Experience Day at its shipyard in Sharjah, UAE, (28 September) immediately following the three-day Seatrade Middle East event taking place in Abu Dhabi. “The Experience Day is open to all those interested in innovative and high-quality workboats, and during the day guests will have the opportunity to […]

  • 13 March 2014

    Eastern Dredging Association (EADA) India has announced the appointment of Mr. A. Rajendra Managing Director, Dharti Dredging and Infrastructure Ltd, India as the new Chairman of the EADA (India) for 2014-2016. Mr. A. Rajendra, who has gained extensive experience as a CEO, in which he led significant projects in the areas of strategy, growth, transformation […]

  • 24 May 2012

    Ocean Trenching Technologies Pty Ltd.’s Board of Directors confirms current market speculation that the company is looking for a buyer. Director of OTT Mr. Tom Wilson said “Due to unforeseen personal circumstances OTT, Australia’s largest registered and wholly Australian owned subsea trenching company is currently on the open market for sale.” Established in early 2011, […]

  • 25 November 2011

    DP World, UAE Region announced the start of construction work on a modern facility for the exclusive use of the fishing industry at Al Hamriya Port as part of a recently launched plan to upgrade the port’s facilities. The project details were unveiled by HE Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem, Chairman, DP World, at a press […]

  • 15 June 2011

    Abu Dhabi is to construct a new sailing village to boost the Emirate’s appeal to watersports fans, the country’s tourism authorities…   (independent) [mappress] Source: independent, June 15, 2011

  • 13 June 2011

    World-leading maritime services provider Wilhelmsen Ships Service (WSS) has signed its first contract with Karachi Port Trust (KPT) to supply cleaning chemicals during 2011 – 2012, demonstrating an ongoing growth for WSS within what is an increasingly important region to the company. The port of Karachi comprises a deep natural harbour with an 11 km […]

  • 24 October 2011

    HE Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem, Chairman, DP World, hosted Nigerian Minister of Transport, HE Senator Idris Umar, on a tour of DP World’s flagship Jebel Ali port. The two sides discussed areas of possible mutual cooperation, especially in the trade and the ports sectors during a visit by the Nigerian Minister and his accompanying delegation […]

  • 29 March 2011

    A new phase in the development of Duqm Port will commence shortly with the imminent award of a key contract for the development of landside infrastructure within the port complex… (zawya) [mappress] Source: zawya, March 29, 2011;    

  • 28 June 2010

    UAE-based Gulf Petrochem has awarded a subsidiary of Oman’s Renaissance Services a $45 million contract to build an oil storage terminal…   [mappress] Source: business, June 28, 2010;

  • 31 January 2012

    The Yemeni government has said it wanted a written reply from the Dubai Port World about the request of reviving Aden Port and ending the…   (yemenpost) [mappress] Source: yemenpost, January 31, 2012;

  • 13 June 2011

    A specially-designed 55,000m² ‘Destination Village‘ is being built on the Abu Dhabi Corniche breakwater to host the Volvo Ocean Race yachting fleet and its many thousands of fans expected to descend on the UAE capital when the city welcomes the flotilla this New Year. Plans for the ‘Destination Village,’ which will be adjacent to the […]

  • 10 January 2012

    Since the Aden container port has failed to achieve the business targets, Waaed Bazeeb, Yemeni Transport Minister stated that the government plans to renegotiate the Aden port’s deal with DP World. Four years ago, DP World and Yemeni government signed a deal to establish a joint venture to develop and operate the Aden port. Bazeeb […]

  • 14 January 2013

    Ministry of Transport and Communications today signed an initial memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Port Services Corporation (PSC) related to the management and operation of the port of Khasab in Musandam Governorate. The signing of this memorandum is in implementation of the Royal Directives of His Majesty Sultan Qaboos Bin Said, to expand the service […]

  • 12 July 2013

    Acteon has completed the acquisition of J2 Engineering Services Ltd, which is based in Aberdeen, UK. J2 Engineering is involved in the rental, maintenance and repair of ROV manipulator arms and associated tooling and equipment. Over the past five years, the company has forged a reputation within the ROV and underwater survey industries for outstanding […]

  • 31 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Royal IHC is putting final touches on the new trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Arzana at their shipyard in Kinderdijk, the Netherlands. The TSHD Arzana, built for the Abu Dhabi based marine contractor National Marine Dredging Company (NMDC), will be the first custom-built trailing suction hopper dredger in the middle east constructed by IHC, said NMDC. The […]

  • 15 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    Get ready for the thirty-sixth Annual General Meeting of the Central Dredging Association (CEDA). The AGM is jointly organized by the Belgian Sections of CEDA and PIANC. The event will be held on October 17th 2014 at the Auditorium of the Henri Conscience building. The AGM will follow the programme ‘Sustainable and Resilient Design and […]

  • 14 December 2011

    The General Organisation of Sea Ports (GOP) held its 27th Board Meeting, which was chaired by Shaikh Daij Bin Salman Al Khalifa, Chairman of the Board on 8th December 2011. During the meeting, the Board was briefed by management on the implementation of GOP’s business plans and highlighted the recent developments since its last meeting. […]

  • 22 September 2011

    The sub-committee of the Senate’s Standing Committee on Ports and Shipping has questioned the constitutional legitimacy of Pakistan Deep … BY ISMAIL DILAWAR (pakistantoday) [mappress] Source: pakistantoday, September 22, 2011;

  • 25 October 2011

    Unique System FZE, a Unique Maritime Group company, has recently been awarded a $5.2m contract to supply a 12 MAN ABS Classed saturation system and 3 air diving systems for the Leighton Offshore diving project, based in the Middle East. Unique Maritime Group will provide their 12 MAN ABS Classed saturation system, complete with SPHL […]

  • 2 July 2010

    The Tigris River, heart of Baghdad and inspiration for much romantic poetry, is drying up. The European Water Association (EWA) estimates… [mappress] Source: thememriblog, July 2, 2010;

  • 27 October 2011

    Global marine terminal operator DP World has announced it is expanding Port Rashid cruise terminal facilities to continue its leading position as the largest cruise centre in the Middle East. Port Rashid sits at the heart of Dubai city. Its Dubai Cruise Terminal currently has capacity to serve two ocean-going cruise ships at the same […]