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  • 15 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Minister for Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation Lilianne Ploumen and Minister of Infrastructure and the Environment Melanie Schultz van Haegen are staying in Bangladesh from 14 to 18 June. Textiles and water form the focus of the visit, which aims to strengthen bilateral trade and development ties. A multi-stakeholder delegation comprising representatives of Dutch water companies, […]

  • 26 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The new Ports and Shipping Minister, Robert Goodwill MP, paid his first official visit to a UK port on Thursday, 25 June, at the Port of Tyne. While on a tour of the Port’s 600 acre estate, the Minister saw the rapid progress being made on a £25 million project on the Port’s estate. “The […]

  • 27 September 2012

    Science Minister Plodprasob Surassawadee, the chairman of the Water and Flood Management Commission, criticized the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) for failing to prevent the flooding in the Central region and the South. “It is necessary that relevant authorities urgently dredge the sewage pipes and improve the drainage network,” Plodprasob said. According to the BMA Drainage […]

  • 21 August 2012

    Social Development and Human Security Minister Santi Prompat has expressed his confidence that unless the amount of rain this year is higher than last year, Bangkok will not be inundated. Speaking of the Ministry of Social Development and Human Security’s project to relocate residents, whose homes were built over the canals, Mr. Santi has already […]

  • 20 February 2012

    The capacity at Indian ports is likely to increase to 3200 million tonnes by 2020 from the present level of 1170 Million Tonnes. The Indian Ports are aiming at a surplus capacity of above 25% in order to provide berthing facilities on arrival of the ships. The proposed investment during the next ten years is […]

  • 26 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The USACE senior leaders met with Minister Chen Lei, Ministry of Water Resources of the People’s Republic of China and its delegation on November 19. The Chinese delegation was hosted to a Hurricane Sandy Recovery Program Status Briefing session afloat in the cabin of the USACE vessel Hocking. Various presentations were made by USACE senior […]

  • 16 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Dutch Minister for Infrastructure and Environment Melanie Schultz van Haegen and her delegation visited today the Urban Dredging Demonstration Project (UDDP). This cleanup program is being implemented under the partnership of Dhaka Water Supply and Sewerage Authority (DWASA) and Vitens Evides International (VEI). The equipment involved in the cleaning work includes floating bulldozers, excavators and […]

  • 15 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Egypt’s Antiquities Minister, Mamdouh Damaty inspected the site of the New Suez Canal project yesterday. During his tour, the minister listened to a detailed explanation of the project’s phases. He also reviewed all maps of the project to spotlight the archaeological development projects, which are scheduled to be implemented in the region. Ismailia governor Ahmed […]

  • 22 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Vishakhapatnam Port is poised for major expansion, with the Minister for Shipping, Road Transport and Highways Shri Nitin Gadkari inaugurating several projects during his visit to the port last Friday. The Minister inaugurated a container freight capacity developed project as well as the commissioning of 6.25MW out of 10MW solar power plant. In addition, the Minister laid […]

  • 30 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    On December 19th, 2014, Ms. Maria Wasiak, Minister of Infrastructure and Development paid a visit to the Port of Gdansk. She was accompanied by Ms. Dorota Pyc, Undersecretary of State at the Ministry of Infrastructure and Development, and by Ms. Monika Niemiec-Butryn, Deputy Director of the Department of Maritime Transport and Shipping Safety at the […]

  • 14 April 2011

    Shipping Minister Mike Penning has today backed proposals by Falmouth Harbour Commissioners (FHC) for the future of the port, which could create hundreds of jobs over the next five years and safeguard the local economy. During the two-hour visit Mr Penning was given a guided tour of the harbour onboard pilot boat Trelawney, and learned […]

  • 28 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    Shipping Minister Shajahan Khan announced today that the government had undertaken a project to procure 20 dredgers to ensure navigation in rivers across the country. “The government already procured 11 dredgers and conducted sand query in 1,000 kms waterways to ensure smooth navigation for water transports during its last tenure,” said Khan. According to the […]

  • 25 October 2012

    Minister for Ports Denis Napthine, today announced the appointment of Peter Dorling to the Board of the Victorian Regional Channels Authority (VRCA). Dr Napthine said Mr Dorling will join current Chair Ken Jarvis and Deputy Chair Merran Kelsall, and will be a valuable asset for the VRCA as it continues its task of managing Victoria’s […]

  • 7 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    Gannawarra Shire’s flood protection is being enhanced with $560,000 worth of flood mitigation works and measures confirmed by the Victorian Coalition Government today. Water Minister Peter Walsh visited Quambatook to announce a $60,000 flood study for the town, as well as confirming $500,000 for the final stage of Kerang levee works. Mr Walsh said Quambatook […]

  • 12 January 2012

    Yesterday, Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra travelled to Transport Ministry to assign relevant agencies to carry out a number of flood-related policies. Ms. Yingluck instructed that all parties should collaborate with one another in the same direction for the benefit of the nation and its people. The meeting was attended by Transport Minister Sukampon Suwannathat, Deputy […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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;

  • 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 […]

  • 5 July 2012

    Science and Technology Minister Plodprasop Suraswadi has assured that Bangkok and key economic zones will not be flooded this year. Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra today presided over the meeting of Water Resources Management and Flood Control Committee, with Mr Plodprasop and other flood-related agencies in attendance. During the meeting, Ms Yingluck instructed the Hydrographic Department […]

  • 30 July 2013

    APM Terminals hosted Indian Shipping Minister Milind Murli Deora while he was in The Netherlands July 23rd on an official government visit. The Minister and a delegation including the Shipping Ministry Joint Secretary Shri N. Muruganandam, India’s Deputy Chief of Mission to the Netherlands R.K. Singh, and Chairman and Managing Director of the Shipping Corporation […]

  • 26 April 2012

    According to the Nation, The new Minister for Environment and Energy, Dr Rolph Payet, visited La Digue last weekend to familiarise himself with the island’s environmental issues. The minister was accompanied on his one-day visit by secretary of state Barry Faure, principal secretary for environment and energy Wills Agricole, and a number of other high-ranking […]

  • 2 January 2012

    The Provincial Minister for Environment and Alternative Energy, Shaikh Muhammad Afzal, visited Karachi Harbor on Saturday to witness the efforts of KPT towards protection of mangroves. While speaking on the occasion the Minister opined that mangroves are very important part of coastal ecosystem and all departments must adopt a safeguard policy for their restoration. He […]

  • 13 June 2012

    Glenys Hanna-Martin, the Transport and Aviation Minister, a few days ago said: “The Nassau Harbour, which cost the former government $44 million to dredge, has not been maintained properly – leading to millions of dollars in lost revenue from cruise ships.” Speaking in Parliament, Mrs Hanna-Martin said two cruise ship slips are in urgent need […]