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  • 23 April 2010

    WORK should begin in June on two new deep-water berths at Montrose Port, after the project received over £8million in funding on Friday. On a visit to Montrose Harbour, transport infrastructure and climate change minister Stewart Stevenson announced a £3.2million… [mappress] Source:montrosereview,April 23,2010;

  • 8 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Egypt’s president, Abdel Fattah Al Sisi held a meeting yesterday with Supply Minister Khaled Hanafi and an expert committee concerned with a mega national project aimed at transforming Damietta Port into an international logistic hub for handling and storage of grain. Committee members reviewed detailed technical studies related to the project showing its great potentials in […]

  • 11 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Work has started on the next stage of a program to replace jetties at Fremantle Fishing Boat Harbor. Transport Minister Dean Nalder said the $3.8 million partial demolition and reconstruction of Jetty 2, the largest at the facility, would upgrade the original part of the structure to meet the standard of an extension completed in […]

  • 25 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    HYPACK Inc., a worldwide leader in hydrographic surveying and dredging software, was selected for the Kishon River Restoration Project. The Israeli Environmental Protection Minister launched an IMS Versi-Dredge® outfitted with the DREDGEPACK® real time dredge monitoring system. Throughout the next several months, DREDGEPACK® will be used to help eliminate the pollution in the Kishon River. […]

  • 23 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    On 14th of September, the President of The Republic of Guinea, Alpha Conde, accompanied by Guinea’s Transport Minister and Culture Minister, inspected the construction site of the Conakry Port Expansion Project in Guinea, announced chec.bj.cn. The general manager of the oversea office in Guinea, Gao Hongbin, introduced the progress of the project, construction capacity of […]

  • 9 April 2012

    The Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) will chart a road map to ensure the implementation of existing projects and enhance investments in the port sector in order to hasten projects in the infrastructure sector. Pulok Chatterji, principal secretary to the prime minister, will meet the senior officials of the ministries of shipping and finance to review […]

  • 5 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    Polish Minister of Maritime Economy and Inland Navigation, Marek Grobarczyk, together with the Governor of the Region of Pomerania, Dariusz Drelich, visited Port of Gdansk last week. During the meeting with the minister, the port officials presented the latest port development plans, including expansion of the port and its capacity with other deep-water transshipment quays and […]

  • 4 January 2010
    Project & Tenders

    Despite reservations expressed by some of the communities and people doing business at the Niger River over the slow performance of the companies dredging the river, Transport Minister, Alhaji Ibrahim Isa Bio has said that the dredging work is going on smoothly and according to specification. [mappress] Source: All Africa, January 4, 2009

  • 15 March 2010

    LOKOJA, NIGERIA— The dredging of the Lower River Niger will require more funds than expected, says Nigerian Transport Minister Alhaji Ibrahim Bio, who adds that the original survey putting the cost at 36 billion Naira (about 239 million USD) was a gross underestimation… [mappress] Source:brunei,March 15,2010;

  • 18 April 2012

    The federal and provincial governments had double cause for celebration  – officially welcoming the first cruise ship of the 2012 season to Victoria, while highlighting how recent infrastructure investments at Ogden Point are attracting a new class of cruise vessels. The Honourable James Moore, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages and Senior Minister Responsible […]

  • 5 March 2010
    Equipment, Technology

    Srinagar, Mar 4: In a breather to the dying Dal lake, the state-of-the-art Finnish machines, recently procured by the State, have been successfully tested in the water body. With this decks have been cleared for commissioning of the machines, to be formally flagged off by the Chief Minister, Omar Abdullah on Saturday… [mappress] Source: Greater […]

  • 16 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    East Riding of Yorkshire Council has taken big steps forward in its bid to establish a sustainable approach to managing coastal erosion. A series of actions has been agreed following a meeting of council representatives with Rory Stewart MP, Environment Minister at the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA), and East Yorkshire MP […]

  • 4 April 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    After nearly ten years of planning and the Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) approval received in February, the future of the Townsville Port Expansion Project is under threat because of funding cuts. The Federal Infrastructure Minister Paul Fletcher revealed today that the Turnbull Government wouldn’t be kicking in their share for the channel widening project, which has already received $75 […]

  • 17 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    TU Delft and the Water Resources University (WRU) in Hanoi are starting the joint venture VINWATER, Vietnam Netherlands Centre for Water and Environment. On Monday 16 December, TU Delft President Dirk Jan van den Berg and Professor Nguyen Quang Kim, rector of WRU, will sign the memorandum of association. This will take place during a […]

  • 30 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Honorable Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, has announced that the Government of Canada will invest approximately $7.7 million over the next two years in harbor improvement projects at eight harbors in Shelburne County. These projects will provide a safer and more efficient working environment for commercial fishermen. “For generations, hard-working Canadian men […]

  • 9 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone Ltd (APSEZ), India’s largest port developer, inaugurated the Phase II Expansion of Dhamra Port on April 7, 2018.  The inauguration ceremony took place in the presence of Naveen Patnaik, Odisha Chief Minister, Nrusingha Charan Sahoo, Minister of Commerce and Transport, Gautam Adani, Chairman of Adani Group, and other dignitaries. During the ceremony, […]

  • 25 January 2012

    The Southside Belize dredging project has take another major step forward. Two days ago, Minister Anthony “Boots” Martinez, his deputies, and other stakeholders have signed a plan to dredge the canals that run through various sections of Southside Belize City. “We are looking forward to this in terms of delivering the basic service to the […]

  • 20 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    During a ceremony attended by Prime Minister Ibrahim Mahlab and nine ministers, the Chairman of the Suez Canal Authority and Head of the Executive Council of the New Suez Canal Project, Vice-Admiral Mohab Mamish, said the Egyptian-Bahraini Dar Al-Handassa consortium won the contract of carrying out the landscape of the Suez Canal Development Project. He […]

  • 8 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Ron Lemieux, Minister of Tourism, Culture, Heritage, Sport and Consumer Protection and Ted Falk, Member of Parliament for Provencher, were joined last week by Mayor Jackie Hunt, of RM of Ritchot, to officially kick off the St. Adolphe East Dike Expansion project. “The Province of Manitoba has made flood protection a high priority,” said Minister Lemieux. […]

  • 29 April 2010

    Korea and the Netherlands have agreed to work together on Korea’s river restoration and land reclamation projects.During a bilateral summit between President Lee Myung-bak and the visiting prime minister of the Netherlands, Peter Balkenende in Seoul, the two leaders welcomed the signing of various agreements… [mappress] Source:arirang,April 29,2010;

  • 13 May 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Public Enterprises Minister, Mr Malusi Gigaba today unveiled Transnet’s seven new state-of-the-art ship-to-shore cranes at the Durban Container Terminal – Pier 2 as the company surges ahead in its drive to boost productivity and efficiency in arguably the Southern hemisphere’s biggest and busiest port. The cranes, which were supplied by China-based original equipment manufacturer, ZPMC […]

  • 17 February 2010

    At least five sand-dredging boats have begun mining operations off the coast of Koh Seh (Horse Island) in Preah Sihanouk province, an official said Tuesday, in an apparent violation of a sand-export ban ordered by Prime Minister Hun Sen on two occasions last year. [mappress] Source: The Phnom Penh News, February 17, 2010

  • 15 January 2010

    The Brazilian government hopes the projects it is developing for improvement of Brazil’s main ports over the next five years should attract private sector investment of up to US$ 20 billion over the next 5 years, according to the special secretary for Ports (SEP) of the Presidency of the Republic, minister Pedro Brito. [mappress] Source: […]

  • 21 August 2012

    The Government has unveiled plans to revive the Itungu Port in Kyela District, Mbeya Region. The main reason for this is the Government’s intention to boost economic and social activities in the area. “We are committed to ensuring that we provide funding for this project,” said Mr Charles Tizeba, the deputy minister for Transport. [mappress] […]

  • 7 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Directorate-General for Public Works and Water Management (Rijkswaterstaat) and the Port of Rotterdam Authority last week celebrated the completion of the deepening of the Nieuwe Waterweg and Botlek. Under the project, one of the busiest waterways in the Netherlands has been deepened by a meter and a half across a distance of 25 kilometers. […]

  • 18 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Thailand and Myanmar have signed an agreement to create a joint venture for developing the Dawei Special Economic Zone in Myanmar, which will draw capital from investors from Japan as well as other countries. Prime Minister’s Office Niwatthamrong Bunsongphaisan expects that Dawei SEZ Development Co. Ltd., the joint venture tasked with developing the Dawei SEZ […]