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  • 9 January 2013

    The Finance Ministry has given its nod to three Shipping Ministry-controlled entities, Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT), Dredging Corporation of India (DCI) and Ennore Port, to collectively raise Rs 3,500 crore from tax-free bonds, reports Regarding this issue, P K Sinha, the Shipping Secretary stated: “For the first time, the Finance Ministry has approved […]

  • 24 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    Ministry of Transport, Information Technology and Communications of Republic of Bulgaria said in their latest release that a program to deepen a stretch of the Danube River to ease the passage of shipping in the most critical areas of the Bulgarian part of the river has been wrapped up.  As a result of the 42 […]

  • 26 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The participants of the 2nd Hydraulic Engineering Structures and Dredging Congress in Moscow – organized by PortNews Media Group – have suggested establishment of a working group for improvement of the Dredging and Health, Environment and Safety (HES) regulations. When speaking at the Congress, Andrey Lavrishchev, General Director of FSUE Rosmorport, emphasized that the system of […]

  • 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 […]

  • 26 August 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Under the auspicious of the Metro Colombo Urban Development Project led by the Ministry of Defence and Urban Development, new dredging machines and modern equipments were handed over to the Sri Lanka Land Reclamation and Development Corporation (SLLR&DC) at a function held at the Ministry premises last week. Economic Development Minister Basil Rajapaksa participated at […]

  • 6 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Ministry of Construction, Transportation and Infrastructure of the Republic of Serbia has awarded contracts for the preparation of technical documentation for the expansion of the Danubian ports of Bogojevo and Prahovo to two consortia. The contract for the expansion of Bogojevo Port is worth $718,700, the infrastructure ministry said a notice posted on its […]

  • 25 March 2010

    Although the ministry of shipping said that INR 267 crore would be released as dredging subsidy to the Kolkata Port Trust which administers the Kolkata and Haldia ports. Ministry officials indicated that this could be last time such a subsidy would be disbursed. [mappress] Source:bs,March 25,2010;

  • 19 March 2014

    Ministry of Housing and Infrastructure has signed a contract with Maldives Transport and Contracting Company (MTCC) for the construction of Harbour in Meemu atoll Naalaafushi Island. The ceremony held at the Ministry of Housing and Infrastructure was attended by Minister of Housing and Infrastructure Dr. Mohamed Muizzu, Minister of State for Housing and Infrastructure Mr. […]

  • 18 October 2012

    Ennore Port Ltd has announced plan to raise around Rs 1,000 crore through its tax-free bonds. The proposed plan should provide the additional funding for the implementation of some very important development projects. “We are ready for the issue (of tax free bonds), the ministry (Union Ministry of Shipping) has sent the proposal to the […]

  • 29 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    Ukrainian Port Authority has just announced that on March 24th the Environment Ministry granted the Mariupol seaport an indefinite permit to dredge the waters and approach channel of the seaport throughout the period of the port’s operation. The authority was able to obtain the indefinite permit because of the simplification of the procedures for obtaining […]

  • 6 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    Land reclamation works at Thinadhoo are in full swing now, according to the Maldives’ Ministry of Housing and Infrastructure. After completion of its operations in Addu City Feydhoo last month, the Van Oord’s trailing suction hopper dredger HAM 318 started dredging and land reclamation program in the Thinadhoo area on June 1. The Feydhoo scheme involved […]

  • 29 May 2012

    Cabinet liaison officer in the Ministry of Works and Transport Grace Mubonenwa said the Ministry of Works and Transport plans to dredge the Zambezi River from Katima Mulilo to Impalila Island to enable the barge to operate through out the year, and that the tender to purchase the dredger has already been awarded. The ministry […]

  • 5 February 2013

    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. Regarding this deal, Minister of Transports Relu Fenechiu, said: “This action complies with the ministry’s strategy we said we would implement, that of launching as […]

  • 20 June 2011
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders, Technology, Vessels

    Damen Dredging Equipment has delivered 4 cutter suction dredgers to the Iraqi Ministry of Water Resources. The Ministry, who already had several Damen dredgers in their fleet, will use the dredgers for maintenance dredging on the rivers and throughout the central plains. The 4 cutter suction dredgers all are Damen standard dredgers, 2 of the […]

  • 13 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The central government in Indonesia is suspending the implementation of the National Capital Integrated Coastal Development (NCICD) project, also known as the Jakarta reclamation. The Maritime Affairs and Fisheries Ministry’s (KKP) director general for marine, coastal and small island affairs, Sudirman Saad said that the Research and Technology Ministry had been ordered to review the plan drafted in […]

  • 19 January 2012

    The Indian tonnage as part of global shipping stood at 10 million GT about a year ago. The Indian tonnage has recently crossed the 11 million GT mark. This was stated by Shri G.K. Vasan, Union Minister of Shipping while inaugurating India Maritime Week in New Delhi today. Shri Vasan said that last year, in […]

  • 28 March 2012

    Environmental protection ministry will set up initial tenders in a few weeks for dredging sledge pools of the Kishon river, reports. They believe that the river is contaminated by the oil refineries, chemical plants and factories. The plan is to divert the course of a 500-meter stretch and dredge sledge pools along several kilometers […]

  • 4 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Ministry of Water Resources, General Directorate for River Dredging Works, has completed the dredging project in the Kormatt Hassan section of the Euphrates River. Accumulated sediment was removed from the middle of the river located in Sook Al-Shiokh. During the project the Ministry used four different kinds of dredgers. [mappress] April 4, 2014

  • 31 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    China Harbor Engineering Company (CHEC) has completed dredging works at the Ukraine’s Black Sea Port of Yuzhny. In the course of the dredging works, 4.4 million cubic meters of material was removed and a depth of 16 meters was reached. According to the Ukrainian Ministry of Infrastructure, the project was due for completion by 31 March […]

  • 18 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Maldives Transport and Construction Company (MTCC) has won a contract to build a causeway between the islands of Madaveli, Hodehdhoo and a habor in Faresmaathodaa, according to the Ministry of Housing and Infrastructure of the Republic of Maldives. The Madaveli scheme will involve the reclamation of 350 hectares of new land and is planned […]

  • 6 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    A beach nourishment program at Malta’s Balluta Bay, located between St Julian’s and Sliema, is now completed, Tourism Minister Konrad Mizzi said in his latest announcement.  According to the Tourism Ministry’s latest statement, the operations on the beach had been studied for a number of months before implementation of ‘experimental’ methods to replenish the bay’s […]

  • 24 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    Construction of the Bagayevsky hydrosystem in the Rostov Region is now officially underway, reports the Ministry of Transport of the Russian Federation. According to the Ministry, the ceremony – attended by RF Transport Minister Maxim Sokolov and Rostov Region Governor Vasily Golubev – was held yesterday, April 23. In his keynote speech the Minister emphasized that the […]

  • 8 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Republic of Maldives’ Ministry of Housing and Infrastructure has signed an agreement with MT Hojgaard Pvt Ltd for the construction of multi-purpose jetty in Haa Alif atoll Baarah. The ceremony held at Ministry of Housing and Infrastructure yesterday was attended by Minister of Housing and Infrastructure Dr. Mohamed Muizzu, Senior Project manager of MT Hojgaard […]

  • 7 January 2013

    The Indian Central Government has announced new norms under which security clearances granted to a company will be valid for three years. The new guidelines states that once security clearance is accorded to any company by the Ministry of Shipping, based on the inputs of relevant Ministries/Departments/Organisations with respect to any port project, such clearance […]

  • 11 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Government of Guyana yesterday deployed a team of engineers and other experts from various agencies to Coomacka Village, Upper Demerara-Berbice, to conduct a site visit to explore several solutions, including the construction of a new main access bridge and the desilting of the Demerara River. During the visit to the community, Director General of […]

  • 12 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    In an effort to promote new development opportunities for the state capital, the Government of Quintana Roo is beginning dredging operations on the Zaragoza Canal. The Governor Carlos Joaquín, together with other state and federal officials, yesterday marked the start of the dredging works on the Zaragoza Canal. During the ceremony, the Governor presented the […]