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  • 14 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Government has considered the views put to it by the Development and Planning Commission in relation to the proposed reclamation in Marina Bay which was originally proposed as a car park for the Sunborn Hotel project. Chief Minister, Fabian Picardo, Deputy Chief Minister Dr Joseph Garcia and Environment Minister Dr John Cortes have met […]

  • 28 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Australian Greens placed a motion to the Senate yesterday to establish what the Environment Minister meant when he said he would ‘draw a line in the sand’ on dumping in the Great Barrier Reef. “Minister Hunt’s vague statement about drawing a line in the sand on Reef dumping is full of holes,” Senator Larissa […]

  • 13 June 2012

    On her tour to inspect flood prevention progress, Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra listened to progress and problems from the governors of six provinces in the middle stream of the floodway. Ms Yingluck held a teleconference with governors of those provinces located in the upper part of the central region to talk about their flood prevention […]

  • 18 April 2012

    ADPC welcomed a high profile delegation of regional transport ministers to the Khalifa Port and Kizad Visitor Centre at Taweelah recently. The delegates were given a tour of the modern and highly sophisticated visitor centre at Taweelah, which brings the futuristic Khalifa Port and Kizad to life. H.E. Dr. Jabara Bin Eid Al-Suraiseri, Minister of […]

  • 11 February 2013

    State-of-the-art fully automated stacking cranes (ASCs) currently being installed at the UK’s new national hub port will increase reliability and ensure smoother, more efficient operations 24 hours a day, even in weather conditions that would force non-automated systems to close. One of the first to view the new equipment being erected was UK Transport Minister […]

  • 20 August 2012

    The government have been dredging canals and planting forests to help prevent floods this year. Sluice gates damaged by major floods last year have been repaired while the construction of permanent flood barriers have been implemented. During her weekly TV program on NBT, PM Yingluck spoke of the government’s flood prevention preparations, saying that the […]

  • 26 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Ghana’s Minister of Transport, Mrs Dzifa Ativor, recently expressed her satisfaction on the ongoing development works at the Tema Port that will improve the port’s operations and meet international standards. The expansion projects, which started in 2013 at the cost of $120 million, is being executed by Amandi, an international construction engineering firm and is expected to […]

  • 31 October 2013

    Mrs. Dzifa Attivor, Minister of Transport, on Wednesday said the expansion project of the Takoradi Port forms part of a master plan to develop the country’s ports. The Minister, who was speaking to the press during a visit to the Takoradi Port, said the master plan was drawn up before the country’s discovery of oil […]

  • 26 April 2012

    DCI Dredge XIX, a 5500 cu.m. capacity trailer suction hopper dredger was launched by Smt.Sunitha Vasan on 2nd April, 2012 at IHC Krimpen Shipyard, Rotterdam. Shri G.K.Vasan, Union Minister of Shipping was the Chief Guest at the function. Shri P.K.Sinha, Secretary (Shipping), Government of India, Capt.D.K.Mohanty, Chairman and Managing Director, DCI, Officials of Ministry of […]

  • 13 April 2012

      As directed by the Prime Minister, a review meeting of the Port Sector taken in PMO examined the progress made in the implementation of PPP projects in major ports and the progress of dredging activities. This was a follow-up to a meeting taken three months ago in which instructions were given to the Ministry […]

  • 9 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Bangladesh Shipping Minister Shahjahan Khan yesterday inaugurated the capital dredging work that will take place along ‘Daudkandi-Homna-Ramkrishnapur’ river routes. According to the minister, the government will soon set up a modern river port at Daudkandi. He also said that the country’s rivers have been losing their navigability due to negligence of the previous governments, “but the […]

  • 5 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    Queensland boaties will benefit from new boat ramps and walkways after the Newman LNP Government announced the latest round of marine infrastructure projects to be delivered in 2016. Transport and Main Roads Minister Scott Emerson said the projects were part of the Queensland Government’s $50 million Marine Infrastructure Fund, which has been delivering for boaties […]

  • 16 October 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Minister for Ports Denis Napthine met with port operator DP World today, to inspect the company’s investment in new equipment that will assist in boosting capacity and productivity at their Port of Melbourne container terminal. Dr Napthine joined DP World Australia Managing Director Ganesh Raj at DP World’s terminal at West Swanson Dock and said […]

  • 14 June 2012

    The Prime Minister and Cabinet Ministers have continued the third day of the trip to inspect the water management program in Nakhon Sawan Province. Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra, along with Deputy PM and Interior Minister Yongyoot Wichaidit and Science and Technology Minister Plodprasop Suraswadi, on Wednesday, traveled to Bung Boraphet in Nakhon Sawan to check […]

  • 4 March 2013

    Minister Schultz van Haegen (Infrastructure and the Environment) will be on a working visit to Washington and New York from 4 to 6 March to see how the Netherlands and the United States can work together more closely on water defences. A number of companies will be joining the minister during part of the visit. […]

  • 27 March 2014

    The Abbott Government has today delayed making information public about whether the Environment Minister was aware of the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority’s internal warnings against approving the Abbot Point coal port expansion. “The Greens’ request for this information was supported by the Senate and yet the Abbott Government, in its usual secretive style, […]

  • 26 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Netherlands and Indonesia will intensify their maritime collaboration in the field of port development and shipbuilding, according to the Government of the Netherlands’ official website. In regard to this, Melanie Schultz van Haegen, Dutch Minister of Infrastructure and the Environment, signed a collaborative agreement with Indonesian Foreign Affairs Minister Marsudi today. “Indonesia aims to […]

  • 26 July 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    By 2020 Bulgaria will have three new specialized vessels for surveying the condition of the Danube River and new equipment for dredging the critical sections, Transport, Information Technology and Communications Minister Ivaylo Moskovski said at Tuesday’s meeting with Romanian Transport Minister Razvan Cuc in Sofia. Minister Moskovski pointed out that a project for the delivery […]

  • 28 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Honourable Leona Aglukkaq, Minister of the Environment, Minister of the Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency and Minister for the Arctic Council, on behalf of the Honourable Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, announced that the Government of Canada is making further investments at Pangnirtung Harbor to improve berthing conditions for local fish harvesters. […]

  • 14 June 2012

    Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra this afternoon visited Chiang Mai on the the last leg of her four-day flood trail excursion to inspect flood prevention measures and progress in eight provinces in the central and northern regions. Earlier this morning, Ms Yingluck stopped by the Bhumibol Dam in Tak, where she was briefed by ministers responsible […]

  • 28 June 2011

    Higher education and Udupi district in-charge minister V S Acharya said issues regarding all round development of the district were… (indiatimes) [mappress] Source: indiatimes, June 28, 2011

  • 16 September 2011

    River Benue will be dredged just like River Niger as part of Federal Government’s policy to ensure full navigation through the nation’s… By Shehu Abubakar (allafrica) [mappress] Source: allafrica, September 16, 2011

  • 18 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Senate has passed the Greens’ order for production of documents today to establish whether the Environment Minister was aware of the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority’s internal warnings against approving the Abbot Point coal port expansion. Documents released under Freedom of Information show the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority internally found the […]

  • 18 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Egypt’s Water Resources and Irrigation Minister Mohamed Abdel-Motleb said that his ministry is continuing the development projects in the fields of water resources and irrigation in South Sudan to clean up the main waterways in the Bahr El-Ghazal area. The projects include establishment of a number of river ports to link together all main cities […]

  • 3 October 2011

    India’s shipping industry should speed up the expansion of its ports, increase dredging facilities and invest in coastal shipping, the … By Anirban Chowdhury (gcaptain) [mappress] Source: gcaptain, October 3, 2011;

  • 14 August 2012

    Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra has announced plan to inspect the Royal Thai Army’s canal dredging activities in Bangkok on Wednesday through Friday. Also this week, Plodprasob Surassawadi, the Science Minister, will reveal the progress of the government’s flood-prevention preparations. According to The Nation, flooding in Tak’s Mae Sot district, which has prompted Governor Suriya Prasartbundit […]