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  • 1 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Dredge Yard has sponsored for the 3rd consecutive year the Moscow Forum of Dredging Companies, organized by the Media-Group Port News with the assistance of the Ministry of Transport of Russia Federation. Specialists in dredging and shipbuilding industry gathered from around the globe to discuss about international and Russian dredging projects, shipyards capabilities on designing, […]

  • 29 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Training Course “Environmental Aspects of Dredging” will next be presented in Delft, the Netherlands. Organised by the Postgraduate Academic Program (PAO) of the Delft University of Technology, it will take place 24-25 November 2014. Advanced educational credits are awarded to participants. The Training Course is based on the book Environmental Aspects of Dredging that […]

  • 30 May 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The contract for the design, build, finance and maintenance of the Afsluitdijk project in the Netherlands has reached financial close successfully yesterday afternoon (29 May 2018), reports BAM. The European Investment Bank is providing EUR 330 million in support of the rehabilitation and modernization of the Afsluitdijk dam, running between the provinces of Noord-Holland and […]

  • 9 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    In the latest edition of their Terra et Aqua magazine, The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) put a special spotlight on the Fehmarnbelt project – a green link between Germany and Denmark. To be built in northern Europe and connect Scandinavia with Germany, the Fehmarnbelt will be the world’s longest immersed tunnel. The infrastructure […]

  • 30 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    A delegation led by Chinese State forest administration’s vice-minister, Mr Chen Fengxue visited the office of Wetlands International, the Netherlands, and signed a new Memorandum of Understanding on 24 May. The MoU focuses on the international collaboration between SFA and Wetlands International in the coming years. Both parties also discussed the conservation and restoration of […]

  • 30 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Corporation of India Limited (DCI), a Government of India Undertaking under the Ministry of Shipping, has celebrated its 39th anniversary. Shri P.Jayapal, Director (Operations & Technical), Shri S.Charles, Director (Finance), Heads of departments, employees, retired employees and their families attended the event. A number of cultural events were held to mark the event. In his inaugural address, Shri […]

  • 16 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The European Parliament recently approved the Connecting Europe Facility (CEF) budget for investments in the pan-European transport, energy and digital communication networks in 2014-2020 period. Of the 29.3 billion euro total, 23.2 billion euros will be invested in transport infrastructure, i.e. Europe’s TEN-T transport network projects. Members of the European Parliament separately decided upon guidelines […]

  • 2 April 2014

    The Jamaican Government has signed a Framework Agreement with China Harbour Engineering Company (CHEC) for the development of a transshipment hub in the Portland Bight. Speaking at the signing ceremony on March 28, at the offices of the Ministry of Transport, Works and Housing, in St. Andrew, portfolio Minister, Dr. the Hon. Omar Davies, emphasized that […]

  • 23 May 2013

    A high expert level meeting was held today between the Iraq Delegation led by Mr. Mohanad Salman Al-Sady, Minister of Water Resources of Govt of Republic of Iraq and Senior Officers in The Ministry of Water Resources to workout for finalizing the nitty-gritty’s of a future Memorandum of Understanding In The Area Of Water Management […]

  • 10 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    A prominent group of organisations from the Dutch water sector is announcing the first Indonesia-Netherlands Water Challenge. Under the theme Coasts & Ports Indonesia: People, Planet & Profit, the program aims to engage young Indonesian talent with the important challenges of sustainable coast and port development in their country. They will be given the opportunity […]

  • 24 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    Pingtan Marine Enterprise Ltd. an integrated marine services company in the People’s Republic of China (PRC), today announced that a delegation from the Company presented at The 8th Annual China (Fuzhou) International Seafood Expo in Fuzhou, China from September 13-16, 2013. The Expo is organized annually by the Ministry of Agriculture of the People’s Republic […]

  • 11 October 2011

    October 8 witnessed grand opening ceremony of Phase I Kribi Deepwater Project of Cameroon constructed by CHEC. The ceremony was attended by Paul Biya as the President of Cameroon and his first lady, the Minister of Economic Planning and other Cameroon government officials. Xue Jinwei as Chinese Ambassador to Cameroon and Wu Jingchun as economic […]

  • 13 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    Abu Dhabi Ports Company (ADPC) has signed a $136 million agreement for the Port of Fujairah development project, Emirates News Agency (WAM) reports.  The contract, which is supervised by the Ministry of Presidential Affairs, was signed by Ahmed Juma Al Zaabi, Deputy Minister for Presidential Affairs and Chairman of the Follow-Up Committee of the Initiatives […]

  • 18 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Research & Development

    From March 1st 2015 onward, Deltares will be mobilizing Dutch knowledge questions with the aim of establishing the research agenda for the, soil-sediment-water system, subsurface and land use in Europe. As the work package leader, Deltares will also be making sure that other European countries do the same. The Horizon2020 project to establish this specific […]

  • 5 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    An aid project delivered in Tuvalu by Australian-owned dredging and civil construction company Hall Pacific in conjunction with New Zealand’s Calibre Consulting has taken out a prestigious Gold Award as part of the 2016 Innovate Awards of Excellence held in New Zealand in September. The awards recognize excellence in engineering and consulting and saw the […]

  • 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 […]

  • 11 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    The fact that national waterways ways found a mention in the Budget speech of Finance Minister P. Chidambaram is in itself significant. Sadly, though, it did not throw light on allocations or specific plans the Government is mulling to develop this sector, a move that could lead to substantial savings in transportation costs. Chidambaram announced […]

  • 4 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Minister of Transport, Senator Idris Umar, says government had to remove 62 critical wrecks from Lagos waterways to allow for dredging and also accommodate bigger vessels. Umar disclosed this in Abuja on Monday during the 2013 Ministerial Platform organised by the Ministry of Information. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the event […]

  • 25 June 2012

    Ha Noi needs help from its community to protect the number of lakes and ponds from encroaching urbanisation. Many lakes have already been lost or reduced because of pollution, VietNamNet Bridge reports. The ministry stated that this situation could get worse by 2020, when about 45% of Vietnam’s population was expected to be living in […]

  • 16 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Novorossiysk Commercial Sea Port Group announces that the Federal Enterprise Rosmorport and companies of NCSP Group operating at the port of Novorossiysk (PJSC “NCSP”, PJSC “NLE”, PJSC “Novorossiysk Ship Repair Yard” and PJSC “Novorossiysk Grain Terminal”) have signed an agreement of cooperation on design and engineering works under the Novorossiysk Commercial Sea Port Modernisation Programme. […]

  • 25 February 2011
    Vessels

      Dredging Corporation of India Limited, a Government of India Undertaking under the administrative control of Ministry of Shipping has entered into Contract with IHC, Dredgers B.V., The Netherlands, for design, construction and supply of Trailer Suction Hopper Dredger having capacity of 5500 Cu.M at a total cost of about Rs.500Cr. The vessel is scheduled for delivery in […]

  • 25 July 2012

    Thailand and Myanmar have agreed to push forward the construction of a joint transportation route after receiving the green light from the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) Committee. Following a recent visit to Laem Chabang Port in Chon Buri province by Myanmar President Thein Sein, Minister of Transport Charupong Ruangsuwan stated that the president is intent […]

  • 29 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    With the signing of a cooperation agreement, the Netherlands and Germany have launched a joint study into flood risk management in the border area between the two countries. The study focuses on applying the Dutch risk-based approach to cross-border dyke sections in the border area between the Netherlands and the German state of North Rhine-Westphalia. […]

  • 17 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) concluded a Japanese ODA loan agreement with the Republic of Iraq to provide funding for the Port Sector Rehabilitation Project (Phase II), at the Ministry of Finance, Baghdad. This is the 20th loan agreement under the Japanese ODA loan to Iraq, which brings Japan’s cumulative commitments to this country […]

  • 30 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    The new Oluvil Port Development project constructed at a cost of Rs. 7000 million will be vested in the public by President Mahinda Rajapaksa on September 1st. Construction of the Oluvil Commercial Harbour and the Fishing Harbour was commenced in 2008 under the Neganahira Navodaya programme. The Danish construction company MT HØjgaard has completed the […]

  • 4 June 2013

    A NEW law regulating the dredging of sand from the seabed stalled yesterday over fears that low-paid labourers could be made scapegoats. Shura Council members refused to approve the draft bill due to concerns that wealthy businessmen behind the illegal practice could escape punishment. It has now been referred to the council’s public utilities and […]