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  • 27 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Minister for the Economy, Investment and Small Business, Dr. Chris Cardona, together with Parliamentary Secretary Dr. Edward Zammit Lewis, recently visited the Malta Freeport Terminal Ltd. During this visit, the parties discussed the stiff competition in the Mediterranean region between terminal operators. Freeport management briefed the minister about the Eur 175 million investment carried […]

  • 10 June 2013

    Deltares was host on 6 June to Ecuador’s Minister of Education, Science, Technology and Innovation. Minister Rene Ramirez, who was accompanied by Ecuador’s ambassador to the Netherlands, was visiting Deltares to be introduced to the Institute and to investigate openings for further collaboration. At present, Deltares is working in Ecuador on resolving flooding problems in […]

  • 7 February 2012

    The Union Shipping Minister, Shri G.K. Vasan has strongly advocated Public Private Partnership (PPP) mode in port investment opportunities in India. Inaugurating “Invest Port”, a conclave on investment opportunities in India in New Delhi today, Shri Vasan said that the maritime sector plays a crucial role in facilitating India’s international trade. Almost 95% by volume […]

  • 2 July 2010

    Foreign minister Dipu Moni has urged the nation to protest against undue obstruction to government initiatives.   [mappress] Source: bdnews24, July 3, 2010;

  • 15 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    Aberdeen Harbor hosted a visit by Scotland’s First Minister and head of Scottish Enterprise yesterday.  Aberdeen Harbor Board Chief Executive, Colin Parker was joined by First Minister Nicola Sturgeon and Dr. Lena Wilson, Chief Executive of Scottish Enterprise on a vessel tour of the Harbor, providing them with an insight into current harbor activity and […]

  • 22 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    During the Minister of Infrastructure Jernej Vrtovec’s recent visit to the Port of Koper, the management board of Luka Koper has introduced the latest info about their ongoing and future infrastructural projects to the minister. The ministerial delegation took an overview, among other things, of the construction of the new garage, the almost completed ro-ro […]

  • 17 September 2012

    Dr. Rashad Al Matainy Transport Minister said that he will take all steps and actions that lead to solving problems of Damietta Port, completing plans to develop the port and deepening the waterway and strengthening quays to receive ships of new generations. The minister pointed out during his meeting with members of the Transport and […]

  • 8 July 2011

    Ernest Britto, Minister for Tourism and the Environment, yesterday praised staff at the Technical Services Department for helping … (chronicle) [mappress] Source: chronicle, July 8, 2011;

  • 22 May 2013

    “Today we are clearing the way for international shipping and trade. That’s typical of the Netherlands. That’s how we became big. With Maasvlakte 2, the Netherlands is throwing the door wide open to the newest generation of container ships. And we offer space for the latest terminals. The port is growing 20% larger, and the […]

  • 7 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Transport Minister, John Hayes, visited the Port of Liverpool yesterday to view developments at its container terminal Liverpool2, due to open in 2015. The minister, who has responsibility for the strategic roads network and ports, received a tour of the site and heard a presentation from Peel Ports on issues relating to transport integration in […]

  • 6 March 2012

    The Australian Government’s unwillingness to act on the ongoing environmental crisis in Gladstone harbour was explained today, as the Australian Financial Review reported Environment Minister Tony Burke as saying ‘it’s difficult to find any world heritage values within Gladstone harbour’. “Tony Burke is risking the de-listing of Gladstone harbour from World Heritage status through negligence, […]

  • 17 May 2011

    Environment Minister Karl Hampton has approved the development of the Inpex project in Darwin Harbour… BY NICK CALACOURAS (ntnews) [mappress] Source: ntnews, May 17, 2011;

  • 8 August 2013

        Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Authority (BIWTA) has launched a drive to remove wastages including polythene from the Buriganga by operating three newly-collected long boom excavators. Shipping minister Shahjahan Khan inaugurated the drive on the Buringanga adjacent to Shyambazar in the capital. BIWTA sources said about 31,500 cubic meter wastage would be removed from […]

  • 17 December 2013

    Allowing FDI up to 100% under the automatic route for port development projects, Income tax incentives are among the steps being taken by the Government for capacity expansion of ports. Other measures include- standardizing the bidding documents like RFQ, RFP and Concession Agreement, Enhanced delegation of financial powers to Shipping Ministry to accord investment approval […]

  • 7 March 2014

    The push to make Queensland communities better protected against flooding is changing the way councils can apply for funding. Community Recovery and Resilience Minister David Crisafulli has called for Expressions of Interest for the first time from the state’s 77 councils for projects that will help their communities be better prepared to avoid the worst […]

  • 26 July 2012

    The Agriculture Minister has inspected parts of the state-initiated flood prevention projects, which are said to be progressing as planned. Agriculture Minister Theera Wongsamut joined Chainat Governor Chamlong Phosuk and officials from related offices as well as the Office of Royal Irrigation 10, on Wednesday, in the inspection of the levee improvement projects in Chainat […]

  • 26 November 2012

    Deputy Interior Minister Chatt Kuldiloke was accused for illegal approval of dredging projects during yesterday’s debate, reports nationmultimedia. Democrat MP for Songkhla, Thaworn Senneam, doubts the correctness of the decision on the dredging projects during the flood-prevention efforts last year, considering that the bidding process did not adhere to legal obligations. The standard electronic-auction process […]

  • 20 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Members of Parliament James Bezan and Joyce Bateman, joined by Senator Janis Johnson and Member of Parliament Joy Smith, were in Winnipeg yesterday to reaffirm the Government of Canada’s commitment and actions in support of Lake Winnipeg on behalf of the Honourable Leona Aglukkaq, Minister of the Environment, Minister of the Canadian Northern Economic Development […]

  • 28 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    Seán Canney, T.D. Minister of State for the Office of Public Works (OPW) and Flood Relief visited Portrane and Burrow Beach last week to see the impact that coastal erosion is having on the area. “I am delighted to have been invited to visit Portrane today to see at first hand the impact that coastal […]

  • 6 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The First Minister of Wales, Rt. Hon Carwyn Jones, has visited the Northern Gateway Flood Defense Strengthening Scheme, in Deeside, as part of his commitment to kick-start the development of the largest strategic employment site in North Wales. On visiting the site, the First Minister was given a tour of the current flood prevention works […]

  • 17 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    North Queensland families have heard firsthand how the Queensland Government will help protect the Great Barrier Reef through a strategy to use dredge material from port development on land, rather than conventional sea-based disposal methods. Deputy Premier and Minister for State Development, Infrastructure and Planning Jeff Seeney told a public meeting in Bowen that the […]

  • 19 January 2012

    The Indian tonnage as part of global shipping stood at 10 million GT about a year ago. The Indian tonnage has recently crossed the 11 million GT mark. This was stated by Shri G.K. Vasan, Union Minister of Shipping while inaugurating India Maritime Week in New Delhi today. Shri Vasan said that last year, in […]

  • 15 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Netherlands’ Vice-Minister of Foreign Trade, Mr. Simon Smits, accompanied by a Dutch Economic Mission and a big delegation of 90 Dutch company representatives recently attended the Vibrant Gujarat Global Investors Summit in India. At the event Mr. Smits met with Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the Chief Minister of Gujarat, Ms. Anandiben Patel proposing collaboration on projects […]

  • 24 March 2014

    Inauguration ceremony of Noonu atoll Holhudhoo harbour project was held on 18th March 2014. The Chief Guest Minister of Housing and Infrastructure Dr. Mohamed Muizzu, Minister of Youth and Sports Mr Mohamed Maleeh Jamal, Minister of State for Housing and Infrastructure Mr. Mohamed Faiz, Noonu atoll council members and number of citizens attended the ceremony […]

  • 27 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Minister of Infrastructure and the Environment of the Netherlands, Melanie Schultz van Haegen has arrived in Beijing for a two-day working visit at the invitation of China’s Minister of Water Resources, Mr Chen Lei. Her delegation includes representatives from several Dutch companies, knowledge institutes (including Deltares) and Rijkswaterstaat (the executive branch of the Ministry of Infrastructure and the Environment). […]

  • 5 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    WWF-Australia welcomed the appointment of Mark Butler MP as Australia’s new Minister for Climate Change and Minister for the Environment, Heritage and Water. The conservation organisation nominated a redoubling of efforts to ensure the Great Barrier Reef is not listed as “World Heritage in Danger” and stronger pollution reduction targets to tackle climate change as […]