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  • 14 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A high-level delegation from the Ministry of Marine Affairs and Fisheries of Indonesia (MMAF) will visit the Netherlands from 17 to 21 March to learn how the Dutch have applied ‘Building with Nature’ techniques for flood prevention. The Director General of Marine, Coast and Small Islands, Dr Sudirman Saad, M.Hum, and the advisor of the […]

  • 24 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Maldivian Ministry of Housing and Infrastructure last week signed a contract with Maldives Transport and Contracting Company (MTCC) for the construction of the Guraidhoo revetment project. The ceremony, held on December 17th 2015 at the Ministry of Housing and Infrastructure office, was attended by the Minister of Housing and Infrastructure, Dr. Mohamed Muizzu, MP […]

  • 3 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Senate Inquiry into the Great Barrier Reef, established by the Greens, has tabled its report, recommending a temporary moratorium on offshore dumping in the Reef while a cap or ban on dumping is considered. “What the Great Barrier Reef really needs is a an immediate and permanent ban on all dumping in the Great […]

  • 22 July 2013

    ADPC has welcomed the Hon. Duncan Gay MLC, Australia’s New South Wales Minister for Roads and Ports and Leader of the House in the Legislative Council, at ADPC Headquarters next to Zayed Port. Mohamed Al Shamisi, ADPC’s acting CEO, took the Minister and Australian delegates on a tour, giving them a full scope of the […]

  • 1 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Palaszczuk Government is calling for tenders to undertake important dredging work ahead of the scuttling of the ex-HMAS Tobruk to create an artificial reef and world-class dive site in waters off Hervey Bay. Minister for National Parks and the Great Barrier Reef, Dr Steven Miles, said that the successful contractor will undertake maintenance dredging […]

  • 26 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Government of Canada is investing $68.2 million this year in small craft harbor improvement projects across Newfoundland and Labrador. According to Dominic LeBlanc, the minister who made the announcement, the $68.2 million will be invested in sixteen harbors throughout eastern Newfoundland and the Bay de Verde Peninsula. Five of these harbors will see their investment […]

  • 28 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Geelong dredging program is expected to commence in March 2014, reports abc.net.au. The tender process will begin during the next month, and the Victorian Government plans to invest $5 million in this cleanup project. “The Port of Geelong has a very strong future. It’s a job creator. It’s an important part of […]

  • 15 December 2011

    Larry Miller, the Bruce Grey Owen Sound MP, is convinced that the federal transport minster will support the Owen Sound Harbor dredging project. There are concerns that the city’s federal harbour could soon become no longer viable, and the harbor dredging is badly needed. “Meetings with ministry staff provided no satisfaction and few answers about […]

  • 22 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    A new £27 million scheme to improve the water environment across England has been jointly launched by Defra, Natural England and the Environment Agency. The Water Environment Grant scheme will provide £9 million each year over the next three years to applicants applying for funding to restore local eco-systems and deliver substantial benefits to people and the […]

  • 20 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    New Mangalore Port in Karnataka state is now able to offer permissible drafts for vessels of up to 14 meters with at one-meter high tide at berths 10, 11, 14W and 15, reports eximin.net. According to a New Mangalore Port Trust circular, this was made possible by continuous dredging to improve the water depths of […]

  • 24 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Bahrain Real Estate Investment Edamah has signed an agreement with Vision Marine to undertake the reclamation work for the beachfront Saada Project – part of the Muharraq beachfront renovation, the Bahrain News Agency (BNA) reports.  The first phase of the multi-stage project will cover 18,000m² and feature beachfront restaurants, cafes and leisure facilities, in […]

  • 29 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Government of Japan has donated dredging equipment to the Government of Malawi worth around $4.54 million to help Electricity Supply Corporation of Malawi (ESCOM) enhance its work of generating electricity in the country. Bright Msaka, the Minister of Natural Resources, Energy and Mining, received the donation on behalf of the Malawi Government and ESCOM. […]

  • 23 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    The River Dargle Flood Defense Scheme was officially opened earlier this month by Mr Kevin ‘Boxer’ Moran T.D., Minister of State at the Department of Public Expenditure and Reform with special responsibility for the Office of Public Works and Flood Relief. This project was one of the key capital investment projects by Wicklow County Council […]

  • 16 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    The community of Alma, New Brunswick, is welcoming a significant federal investment in its local harbor. Coastal communities across Canada are supported by small craft harbors that provide the commercial fishing industry with safe and accessible facilities. With approximately 44,000 Canadians employed in this sector, the Government of Canada is making investments to renew its […]

  • 15 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A new long-term sustainability plan to protect and manage the Great Barrier Reef for the next 35 years has been released for comment by the Australian and Queensland governments. Queensland Minister for Environment and Heritage Protection Andrew Powell said the Reef 2050 Long-Term Sustainability Plan satisfied a longstanding requirement by UNESCO. “This has been a collaborative […]

  • 3 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    On Thursday, 6 August,2015, the Dredging International (75%) and Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company (25%) consortium will participate in the opening festivities of the modernized Suez Canal in Egypt. Thanks to the widening and deepening of the canal, the waiting time on the navigation route has been halved. It is the fourth time since […]

  • 24 January 2012

    According to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Counselor to the Prime Minister of Kenya’s infrastructure development Sylvester Kasuke ihas informed about that during a meeting with Ukrainian Ambassador to Kenya and Tanzania Vladimir Butyagov. S. Kasuke has also reported that currently design works and cost estimating work on reconstruction of the port of Lamu are […]

  • 16 March 2012

    According to the Ghana Nation, work on the 60 million euro Ada Sea Defense project scheduled to be completed in December 2013, is about 30 percent ready. Contractors for the project, Dredging International have already procured all materials including armor rocks, gravel and scour material to ensure a speedy completion of the project. Work is […]

  • 10 February 2012

    February 2, 2012 witnessed the completion ceremony of Phase II Expansion Project of Lebanese Tripoli Port. The ceremony was attended by Mikati as the Prime Minister of Lebanon, Wu Zexian as Chinese Ambassador to Lebanon, Ge Hua as commercial counselor, and Li Guowei as General Manager of the UAE Regional Company of CHEC, etc. On […]

  • 24 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Victorian Coalition Government, Central Goldfields Shire and the Commonwealth Government have today announced funding of $553,000 to deliver the first stage of a flood management plan for Carisbrook. Visiting Carisbrook today with Federal Member for Wannon Dan Tehan, Minister for Water Peter Walsh said stage one of the plan involved selecting and designing the […]

  • 9 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Australian Greens are calling on the Abbott Government to revoke the Abbot Point dredging and dumping approval and to increase compliance staff, following today’s report into Gladstone Harbour slamming poor compliance and monitoring with environmental conditions. “This report is an indictment on Australia’s environmental management, compliance monitoring was inadequate, records weren’t kept, and complaints […]

  • 30 May 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The amounts of the financial contributions to the new sea lock at IJmuiden have been finalized and agreed upon by the Government of the Netherlands, the Province of North Holland and the City of Amsterdam. According to the release, the Government will contribute a total of €565.19 million to the new sea lock at IJmuiden. […]

  • 20 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Liberal National Government has completed a $3.8 million reconstruction of the biggest jetty at Fremantle Fishing Boat Harbor. Transport Minister Bill Marmion said that the two-year improvement project had transformed Jetty 2 and was an important part of the harbor’s ongoing jetty replacement program. “The project involved a partial demolition, piling work and implementation […]

  • 9 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    Townsville business Bluewater Process Engineering (BPE) has been awarded the $1.9 million contract to retrofit the supporting pylons of Berth 8/9 at the Port of Townsville. Treasurer Curtis Pitt said that this was a proactive measure to bolster the Port’s infrastructure for the future. “Townsville is an economic hub of the North and the Palaszczuk […]

  • 17 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Senator Fabian Manning, on behalf of the Honorable Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, has announced an $18.4 million investment in improvement projects at small craft harbors in Newfoundland and Labrador. “The Government of Canada is proud to invest in Newfoundland and Labrador’s harbors and to ensure that fishermen and commercial harbor users have […]

  • 23 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Belgium’s Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the Economy, His Excellency Johan Vande Lanotte, this week visited DP World-operated Saigon Premier Container Terminal (SPCT) as part of his official visit to Vietnam. His Excellency took the time to congratulate Belgian company Dredging, Environmental and Marine Engineering (DEME) on its major dredging work in the Soai […]