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  • 16 March 2012

    According to a press release, Dredging Corporation of India Ltd (DCI) has inked a memorandum of understanding with the Union Shipping Ministry in New Delhi on Thursday. Dredging Corporation of India Ltd has taken steps for augmentation of its capacity and increasing the strength of its fleet by purchasing three more dredgers, which are under […]

  • 18 March 2010

    The turtle hurdle is over and now the real work begins on Burnaby Lake.Last week saw the first day of the long-awaited dredging project and with it, the start of a cleanup that will soon bring clarity back to the lake.The $16-million project was stalled last September after provincial environment ministry officials… [mappress] Source:bclocalnews,March 18,2010;

  • 8 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    To pass on the latest developments in port management and coastal hydraulic engineering, Deltares has teamed up with STC-Nestra to organize courses for experts from the Laboratoire d’Etudes Maritimes (LEM), a part of the Algerian Ministry of Transport. On the basis of questions from Algeria, Deltares consultants talked to Algerian port experts to share their […]

  • 26 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    Evosun Sdn Bhd Malaysia has just announced that the Meemu atoll Muli reclamation project in the Republic of Maldives is now successfully completed. Under the $6.4 million scheme, funded by Government of Maldives, Evosun created 40 hectares of new land by using more than 1 million cubic meters of sand. For this project, the company used […]

  • 5 March 2012

    A Committee, established by the Lagos State House of Assembly to investigate and evaluate illegal dredging and reclamation of land on Lagos Waterways, has initiated the verification of documents obtained by firms to operate on Lagos waterways, reports the Daily Sun. Chairman of the Committee, Rotimi Abiru, said: “The Lagos State Government will not tolerate […]

  • 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 […]

  • 28 May 2012

    Port of Salalah’s general cargo terminal and liquid jetty project has been initiated by the Ministry of Transport and Communications at a preliminary meeting held recently with key stakeholders from the ministry, port and winning contractor. The project will increase cargo handling capacity to 20 million tonnes per annum (mpta) of dry bulk commodities and […]

  • 26 March 2012

    The Cochin Port Trust is looking at manners of curbing dredging costs, anent increased expenditures for the purpose of shipping channel maintenance, IBNlive reports. Namely the costs of the Cochin port’s maintenance have jumped from Rs 35 crore to Rs 110 crore on annual basis. The situation is further aggravated by the failure to share […]

  • 21 January 2010

    Lagos — As the dredging of the lower Niger makes progress from Baro to Boko areas near Lokoja in Kogi State, a cleric and General Overseer of God’s Ministry International Incorporated in Warri South-West Local Government Area of Delta… [mappress] Source: All Africa, January 21, 2010;

  • 10 February 2013

      Van Oord Wins Constanta Port Breakwater Deal (Romania) Rotterdam based dredging and marine construction contractor Van Oord and the Romanian Transports Ministry have signed the contract for the completion of the offshore breakwater in the Port of Constanta.   Benin: Afgen Inks Agreement with Dredging International Gasol plc, the West African energy development company, […]

  • 22 January 2013

    The shipping capacity of the Yangtze River, China’s longest, has been vastly expanded as the result of decade-long efforts to dredge and deepen the river, an affiliate of the Ministry of Transport said on Monday. The river’s main course saw its shipping volume top 1.78 billion tonnes in 2012, four times that of 2003 with […]

  • 23 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Waikato Regional Council’s efforts to manage erosion on vulnerable west coast farm land, as well as prevent sediment getting into waterways, have been given a major boost through $630,000 worth of new central Government funding. “The money from the Ministry for Primary Industries 2015 Hill Country Erosion Fund over the next four years will play […]

  • 22 March 2012

    According to Sudan Tribune, the dredging work began last week on a $26.6 million five year project to clear the rivers of Greater Bahr-el Gazal and Unity State to allow them to be navigable by boat. South Sudan’s Ministry of Water and Irrigation has inked memorandums of understanding (MoU) with the Egyptian Ministry of Water […]

  • 18 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    An official ceremony dedicated to launching of the Anaklia Deep Sea Port marine construction works took place on September 16, the Ministry of Economy and Sustainable Development of Georgia said in their latest release.  In June 2018, Anaklia Development Consortium (ADC) awarded the dredging and reclamation works for the Phase 1 Anaklia Deep Sea Port […]

  • 9 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Government of Georgia will begin procedures for cancelling the investment contract signed between the Anaklia Development Consortium and the government. According to a statement released by Ministry of Regional Development and Infrastructure, the Georgian government decided to launches procedures for cancelling the investment contract signed between the Consortium and the Georgian government on October […]

  • 13 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure of British Columbia is working on the Kootenay Lake Ferry Dredging Project aimed to improve the route that runs between Balfour and Kootenay Bay across Kootenay Lake. Masse Environmental Consultants was hired by the Ministry to conduct an environmental assessment to support permitting requirements for the Kootenay Lake ferry […]

  • 28 January 2010
    Project & Tenders

    The Japan-based Itochu Group has officially proposed with Vietnam’s ministry of transport about cooperating with Vietnam National Shipping Corp (Vinalines) to invest in construction project of Lach Huyen International Port, Hai Phong City… [mappress] Source: VN Business News, January 27, 2010;

  • 25 March 2010

    The Kuwaiti Fund for Economical Development is today signing an agreement with the Ministry of Planning and International Cooperation in Yemen in order to fund the Socatra port project with $50 million. It’s expected that Mr. Abdulwahab Ahmed al-Badr, the General Manager of… [mappress] Source:yobserver,March 25,2010;

  • 16 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Turkish Government yesterday announced the final route of a new waterway aimed to reduce shipping traffic on the busy Bosphorus Strait – the Kanal Istanbul Project. According to Ahmet Arslan, the Transport and Communications Minister, the canal would begin in the Istanbul district of Kucukcekmece on the Sea of Marmara, where there is already an inland […]

  • 24 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Russian delegation held by Ministry of Transport of Russia Maksim Sokolov has taken part in the 6-th International Exhibition of Transport and Logistic “Тransport Logistic China 2014” in Shanghai. General Director of the enterprise Andrey Tarasenko visited the international exhibition within the Russian delegation. FSUE “Rosmorport”, on the Russian Ministry of Transport stand, took […]

  • 28 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Government of Ghana’s Minister of Works and Housing, Mr. Samuel Atta Akyea, has announced plans to reduce the incidents of flooding across the country through channel improvement works, Ghana News Agency (GNA) reports.  Briefing the media in Accra about some of those interventions, the Sector Minister said that the works are ongoing under the […]

  • 24 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Cabinet Committee on Investment directed various security agencies to adhere to the timeline of 12 weeks already approved by the Cabinet Committee on Security, for grant of security clearances for port infrastructure improvement projects. In the year 2012-13, 32 projects were awarded resulting in capacity addition of 136.75 MTPA and involving an investment of […]

  • 15 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The General Economics Division (GED) of the Planning Commission and the TA Team of the BDP 2100 Formulation Project organized a workshop at the NEC II Conference Room last week on 11 September 2014. The objective of the workshop was to discuss approaches to Bangladesh Delta Plan 2100 Formulation, Baseline Study Plan and Ministries’ Participation. Special […]

  • 18 June 2012

    After a review of the infrastructure sector by the Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh, a target has been set for the Shipping Ministry for award of projects for creating 244 million tonnes of capacity during 2012-13 spread across 42 projects at an estimated cost of Rs. 14,500 crore. The target also include, obtaining approval of […]

  • 8 December 2011
    Research & Development

    The high-level Committee was appointed by the Union Shipping Ministry to conduct the study on technical and commercial feasibility of a new port. In order to determine an appropriate location for establishing the second key sea port in the country, the Committee members visited on Wednesday Nakkapalli, Chandanada and Vodarevu areas. About 5,000 acres are […]

  • 28 March 2012

    Cargo Traffic at India’s 12 major ports during April-February, 2011-12 was 510.8 million tones, which was 1.59 per cent more than the cargo traffic of the same period last year. This was achieved despite the slow down in the global economy. This was stated by Union Minister of Shipping, Shri G.K. Vasan while addressing the […]