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  • 3 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed T.D., last month attended the signing of a contract for a €23.5 million, 216m long quay development project and associated works on Dinish Island, Castletownbere. Commenting the signing of the document with contractor L&M Keating Ltd, Minister Creed said: “This is a very significant investment […]

  • 19 May 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Yesterday, the state enterprise Ukrainian Seaports Authority (USPA) and China Harbor Engineering Company Ltd (CHEC) signed a contract for carrying out dredging operations at the Yuzhny seaport in Odessa. According to the government portal, the document was inked in the presence of Prime Minister of Ukraine Volodymyr Groysman and Minister of Infrastructure of Ukraine Volodymyr Omelyan. […]

  • 10 September 2012

    Nicaragua and the Hong Kong-based company have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) on financing for a $30 billion inter-oceanic canal. The canal will cater for larger ships than the Panama Canal and will be Central America’s second main waterway. According to theaustralian.com, this document was signed by Nicaraguan deputy foreign minister and president of […]

  • 23 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The reform of the State’s ports reached a key milestone today with the introduction of legislation to consolidate seven regional port authorities into four overarching authorities. The Ports Legislation Amendment Bill 2013 introduced to State Parliament will see four new regional port authorities established – Kimberley, Pilbara, Mid West and Southern – while Fremantle remains […]

  • 17 June 2020
    Business development

    At a meeting chaired by Water Resources Minister K. Krishnankutty at the district collectorate earlier this week, it was decided to expedite the dredging works on the leading channel of the Thottappally spillway, The Hindu reports. According to Krishnankutty, three more dredgers would be deployed in the area by June 18. “At present, three dredgers […]

  • 8 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    The construction and dredging work of Bahadurabad of Jamalpur and Balasighat of Gaibandha will be inaugurated on March 3, reports Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha – the Bangladesh’s national news agency. This was disclosed at a meeting on ‘Development, Finance and Administration of BIWTA’, chaired by the Shipping Minister, Shajahan Khan. The main purpose of the dredging […]

  • 16 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Myanmar’s President Thein Sein yesterday went on an inspection tour of the Kyee Ni lake dredging program, located in the township of Yamathin, Mandalay Region. During the visit, the president was joined by Amyotha Hluttaw Speaker, Khin Aung Myint and union ministers. According to Myanmar News Agency, the president oversaw the construction of spillways and sluice […]

  • 16 September 2012

    Royal Caribbean has introduced plan to make partnership with the Barbados government for the construction of a new port in Bridgetown. George Hutson, the Barbados Minister of International Transport and International Business, said: “If we are going to remain relevant, if we are going to capitalise on the opportunities available from cruise tourism, we must […]

  • 3 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Ministry of Housing and Infrastructure has signed contracts for the construction of harbors in 3 Islands (HA. Utheem, L. Maavah and L. Dhambidhoo). Minister of Housing and Infrastructure Dr Mohamed Muizzu, Chief Executive Officer of Maldives Transport and Contracting Company, Dr. Ahmed Adham Abdull, Managing Director of Heavy force, Ibrahim Zameer, Managing Director Abdulla Mohamed […]

  • 5 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Van Oord, a Dutch contracting company that specializes in dredging and land reclamation, has just signed another major contract in Maldives. According to the Maldives’ Ministry of Housing and Infrastructure, the agreement will involve dredging, reclamation and civil works in the Thinadhoo, Feydhoo and Himmafushi areas. The project is schedule to be completed within 14 months from […]

  • 18 May 2012

    APM Terminals Pipavav was the winner of the Infrastructure Excellence Award for Indian Ports at an event organised by CNBC India, eximin.net reports. The Port was recognised as one of the fastest growing such facilities in western India and for helping business growth in the region. “This is a prestigious award for us,” said Mr […]

  • 20 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Patawalonga dredging program will commence later this year and will last about six months, according to abc.net.au. This sediment removal work, worth $5.7 million, would help alleviate any flood risk for residents in the Glenelg area, stated Water Minister Ian Hunter. A decade ago when a weir gate failed to open overnight, there was […]

  • 5 March 2014

    President Alpha Conde of the Republic of Guinea, accompanied by the Minister of Communications of Guinea, Director of Bureau of Maritime Affairs of Guinea and Director of Harbor Authority of Guinea, recently inspected and accepted Kassa Island ferry terminal project. This project was undertaken by CHEC and CCCC Fourth Harbor Engineering Co. Ltd. CHEC completed […]

  • 2 September 2012

    G.K. Vasan, the Union Shipping Minister, stated that the new guidelines have been issued to streamline security clearance proposals to remove bottlenecks in award of port development projects. According to thehindubusinessline.com, the Ministry plans to award projects to create 244 million tonne of capacity during 2012-13. The Ministry has also given targets to all the […]

  • 14 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The MP for the West Cornwall and Isles of Scilly constituency of St Ives, Andrew George, called on the Deputy Prime Minister for Government assistance to resolve the long term coastal protection challenges faced by Penzance and the Isles of Scilly following severe storm damage last month. Mr George has long supported calls for an […]

  • 28 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    HM Government of Gibraltar notes that the Spanish authorities are now denying export permission for the supply of rock, sand and aggregate destined for projects in Gibraltar. The Government of Gibraltar has already identified sourced alternative sources of supplies and will shortly be finalising these alternative arrangements. As a result, there should be no delay […]

  • 14 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    Eight South Australian councils have been granted a total of $325,500 by the Coast Protection Board to help protect and conserve the state’s coastline. Minister for Environment and Water David Speirs said that these grants are helping local communities to manage their coast. “Managing and protecting South Australia’s coast is a key priority for the […]

  • 19 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Undersea mining developer Chatham Rock Phosphate expects to be the first minerals company to have an environmental consent application considered under the Exclusive Economic Zone legislation. Chief executive Chris Castle said today he is delighted the start date for the EEZ Act had been confirmed as June, several months earlier than expected. “We’re in the […]

  • 9 August 2012

    Planning Minister John Rau today released guidelines for the Environmental Impact Statement to be undertaken on the proposed deep sea port facility at Port Bonython. Mr Rau said the EIS for the $600-700 million proposed facility could take up to 18 months, and would work to ensure the project meets all the requirements prior to […]

  • 21 May 2012

    The Central Government is committed to taking all possible measures to ensure that the river Ganga maintains continuous and unpolluted flow. For securing these objectives, a series of steps have been taken by the Government. The process of declaring the stretch from Gaumukh to Uttar Kashi on the river Bhagirathi as an eco-sensitive zone has […]

  • 22 December 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Palaszczuk Government today welcomed the Commonwealth Government’s decision to approve the final environmental impact statement for the Abbot Point Growth Gateway Project. State Development Minister Dr Anthony Lynham said that the decision meant that if one or more of the proposed Galilee Basin coal mine projects go ahead, the port could be developed to […]

  • 24 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Reef Trust Discussion Paper has been released yesterday by the Commonwealth and Queensland Governments. The Reef Trust is a key election commitment for the Australian Government under the broader Reef 2050 Plan. The Reef Trust will put the focus firmly on improving coastal habitat, water quality and enhancing species protection along the Great Barrier […]

  • 10 May 2012

    As Merco Press reports, Uruguay is particularly interested in the dredging of the Martin Garcia canal, one of the two River Plate navigation accesses. At the end of April Argentine Foreign Minister Hector Timerman visited Montevideo and announced that the dredging of the Martin Garcia canal would be put out to tender on May 3. […]

  • 12 December 2011

    The first phase of land reclamation for the East Hidd Housing Project worth BD24.4 million was marked yesterday by signing an agreement. Minister Basem Al Hamer signed the respective agreement with Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Corporation chief executive Jonathan Berger and Nass Constructions chief executive Ghazi Abdulla Nass. The project is perceived as part […]

  • 5 September 2012

    Mr G. K. Vasan, the Union Shipping Minister, said that the public-private partnership (PPP) would continue to be the model of choice for the port infrastructure development. “Private sector participation will play a major role in realising the planned capacity augmentation at the ports during the 12th Plan with an expected share of about 70 […]

  • 25 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Government of Canada said in their latest release that Graham’s Pond Harbor will soon see some critical repairs, aimed to improve services and benefit the local economy in the community of Gaspereaux. Coastal communities across Canada are supported by small craft harbors that provide the commercial fishing industry with safe and accessible facilities. “With […]