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  • 10 January 2012

    Water Resources Minister Ramesh Chandra Sen goes to Sirajganj today to inspect the capital pilot dredging in the River Jamuna following a …   By Sajjad Hossain (daily-sun) [mappress] Source: daily-sun, January 10, 2012;

  • 10 January 2012

    Ports and Excise Minister K. Babu has said that an additional 10 acres of land will be acquired for the development of the Azhikkal port …   (thehindu) [mappress] Source: thehindu, January 10, 2012;

  • 2 January 2012

    The Provincial Minister for Environment and Alternative Energy, Shaikh Muhammad Afzal, visited Karachi Harbor on Saturday to witness the efforts of KPT towards protection of mangroves. While speaking on the occasion the Minister opined that mangroves are very important part of coastal ecosystem and all departments must adopt a safeguard policy for their restoration. He […]

  • 2 January 2012

      Shipping minister Shahjahan Khan has said the government will buy 17 more dredgers in the next two years to restore navigability on the …   (bdnews24) [mappress] Source: bdnews24, January 2, 2012; Image: biwta

  • 28 December 2011

    The cargo handling of Chittagong Port has gone into full-fledged automation as Prime Minister​ Sheikh Hasina​ yesterday inaugurated the …   (thefinancialexpress-bd) [mappress] Source: thefinancialexpress-bd, December 28, 2011; Image: cpa.gov

  • 23 December 2011

    Minister of Transport, Senator Idris Umar has expressed the readiness of private investors to invest in the maritime sector to the tune of…   By John Iwori (thisdaylive) [mappress] Source: thisdaylive, December 23, 2011;

  • 22 December 2011

    Shipping minister Shahjahan Khan has formally inaugurated the boundary pillars installation work on Buriganga river as part of an ongoing…   (bdnews24) [mappress] Source: bdnews24, December 22, 2011;

  • 20 December 2011

    The Honourable Peter MacKay, Minister of National Defence, visited the Port of Halifax recently for a briefing on current Gateway project infrastructure enhancements as well as a tour of port facilities. The Halifax Port Authority partnered with the federal government to invest $130 million in the upgrades ongoing at the South End Container Terminal and […]

  • 20 December 2011

    The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh addressed the 150th year of the Archeological Survey of India at a function in New Delhi today. “It gives me great pleasure to be present here at this unique event to commemorate and celebrate the 150th year of the Archaeological Survey of India. This historic institution has made an […]

  • 20 December 2011

    Indian ports handled total cargo traffic of around 870 million tonnes in 2010-11. While the major ports handled 570 million tonnes, non-major ports handled around 34% of the total cargo at 300 million tones. Kandla, Vishakhapatnam, JNPT and Chennai handled 48.4% of the major ports’ cargo in 2010-11. Shri G.K. Vasan Union Minister of Shipping […]

  • 19 December 2011

    The state’s Chief Minister, Mr Naveen Patnaik formally inaugurated Odisha’s Dhamra port, a joint venture between Tata Steel and Larsen & Toubro. Senior Shipping Ministry officials and representatives from the joint venture partners were present on the occasion. Though the port handled its first vessel in September last year, commercial operations really took off in […]

  • 16 December 2011

    Prime Minister Aires Ali on 12 December presented to the country’s parliament, the Assembly of the Republic, the government’s economic and social plan for next year, envisaging an economic growth rate of 7.5 per cent. The target for growth in 2011 was 7.2 per cent. By the end of June, the growth rate was 6.8 […]

  • 9 December 2011
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Minister of Transport, Senator Idris Umar adopted the Public Private Partnership (PPP) framework for enabling the private sector to invest in the transportation sector. At the 11th National Council of Transport in Uyo, Akwa Ibom state, the Minister restated the Government’s enormous investment in dredging of the Lower Niger. He also stressed that considerable private […]

  • 1 December 2011
    Business & Finance

    After almost five years since the establishment of the company in January 2007, Cai Mep International Terminal Co., Ltd (CMIT) was today officially opened by HRH The Crown Prince of Denmark and Mr. Ngo Thinh Duc – Vice Minister of Transportation. HRH The Crown Prince of Denmark is visiting Vietnam from November 28 – December […]

  • 25 November 2011

    Prime minister Sheikh Hasina is visiting Rajshahi in her first visit since the Awami League-led alliance rode to power in 2009…   More info: bdnews24 [mappress] Source: bdnews24, November 25, 2011;

  • 23 November 2011

    On Tuesday, November 22nd, Prime Minister Mark Rutte visited Damen Shipyards’ Head Office in Gorinchem. The visit was motivated by Mr Rutte’s wish to stay continuously informed of current and future developments in the Dutch industry, especially the shipbuilding industry and the Dutch maritime cluster. Kommer Damen (Chairman of the Board), René Berkvens (CEO) and […]

  • 22 November 2011

    The accusation according to which RM100 million had gone missing from Miri Port Authority (MPA) proves not to be true. After the State Legislative Assembly meeting held yesterday, Dato Sri Michael Manyin, Infrastructure Development and Communication Minister, stated that the matter in question brought up by Alan Ling Sie Kiong had been manipulated to bring […]

  • 22 November 2011

    Shri G.K.Vasan, Union Minister of Shipping, dedicated 12.8 m draught facility for berthing of Panamax vessels to the Nation at a function organized by V.O.Chidambaranar Port in the presence of Thiru S.T.Chellapandian, Minister for Labour and Employment, Government of Tamil Nadu and Thiru S.R.Jeyadurai, Member of Parliament and other dignitaries. He distributed the Awards for […]

  • 21 November 2011

    The Indian shipping ministry will take up with appropriate authorities the issue of reducing customs duty on import of dredgers while it …   (indiagazette) [mappress] Source: indiagazette, November 21, 2011;

  • 21 November 2011

    A panel of trade union leaders have urged the Shipping Minister, Mr G.K. Vasan, to sanction Rs 450 crore as viability gap funding for Cochin…   (eximin) [mappress] Source: eximin, November 21, 2011;

  • 18 November 2011

    A Belgian delegation led by Mr. Kris Peeters, Minister-President, Flemish Government called on Sh. G.K. Vasan in Chennai today to take stock of the various cooperation arrangements between the Flemish Government and India and work on the way forward for future course of action. Recalling the age-old relations between India and Belgium Sh. Vasan said, […]

  • 17 November 2011

    The state government will not allow any new land reclamation along Gurney Drive as part of its deal with developers to construct …   By CHRISTINA CHIN (starproperty) [mappress] Source: starproperty, November 17, 2011;

  • 16 November 2011

    Tomorrow, Thursday 17 November, the German Minister for Transport Dr Peter Ramsauer, accompanied by Minister Schultz van Haegen and the German Ambassador to the Netherlands Dr Heinz-Peter Behr, will be visiting the port of Rotterdam. Ramsauer has a particular interest in the hydraulic aspects of the construction of Maasvlakte 2. The director of the project […]

  • 14 November 2011

    As many as six bidders including Adani Enterprises have shown interests in participating in the expansion of the state-owned Karwar Port …   (ibnlive) [mappress] Source: ibnlive, November 14, 2011;

  • 9 November 2011

    As the Thai capital is facing flooding of crisis proportions, Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra on Saturday ordered concerned agencies to u… (mcot) [mappress] Source: mcot, November 9, 2011

  • 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 […]