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  • 2 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular photos published on our website during the past year.   DEME’s TSHD Marieke During Abidjan Project DEME – an international group specialized in dredging, land reclamation, dyke construction, flood defense work, port construction, etc – has released this beautiful photo taken during the reclamation works for a […]

  • 14 December 2011

    North Rhine-Westphalia (NRW) Economy Minister Harry K. Voigtsberger intends to press the federal German government to take cross-border infrastructure projects into account in implementing the national port concept. The minister made this clear during a parliamentary evening on the theme Transport and Logistics hosted recently by the NRW Economy Ministry and the Port of Rotterdam […]

  • 29 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Chinese side is gravely concerned about the statement of the 26th ASEAN Summit on the South China Sea issue, said Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Hong Lei yesterday. Commenting the 26th ASEAN Summit Chairman’s Statement which expresses serious concerns on the land reclamation being undertaken in the South China Sea, he said: “China holds a clear and long-standing stance on […]

  • 14 January 2013

    Rijkswaterstaat is teaming up with the Rivierenland Water Authority and research institute Deltares to test a stretch of dike near Nijmegen near the Hollandsch-Duitsch pumping station and Millingen aan de Rijn. The strength of the grass cover will be tested to see how it copes with overtopping resulting from combinations of storms and high water […]

  • 20 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Utilization of oceans due to their privileges in the areas of maritime transportation, marine food resources, mineral resources and security of the coastal states is of paramount importance. In view of the fact that Iran enjoys more than 2700 km of coastline in Persian Gulf and Caspian Sea, existence of a national body tasked with […]

  • 28 September 2012
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The suction dredger “Eke Möbius” built by the Sietas shipyard was today ceremoniously christened at the Cruise Center at Hamburg’s harbour. It is the second such vessel built by Sietas for Josef Möbius Bau-GmbH. The design and construction of these complex ships marks a successful premiere for the shipyard. Part of the STRABAG Group of […]

  • 9 October 2012

    The commissioning of two new units of Panamax Class Ship-to-Shore Container Quay Cranes (QC) and eight units of Rubber-Tyred Gantry Cranes (RTG) will beef up Bintulu Port Sdn Bhd’s (BPSB) container handling capabilities and services. Its chief executive officer Dato Mior Ahmad Baiti Mior Lub Ahmad when speaking during the handing over of the equipment […]

  • 8 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dredging operations are risky. They are large, sprawling with hidden dangers amongst heavy machinery. The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) members are committed to safeguarding their employees and to continuous improvement in guaranteeing a safe and healthy work environment. To encourage this, in 2007 the IADC Board instituted a Safety Award to recognize a […]

  • 10 June 2013

    Details of the developer to undertake work on the Caymanas Economic Zone and other facilities in St. Catherine associated with the Global Logistics Hub initiative, are expected to be announced within the next few weeks. Industry, Investment and Commerce Minister, Hon. Anthony Hylton, whose Ministry is spearheading the project, made the disclosure while addressing the […]

  • 24 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    DEME’s subsidiary MEDCO (Middle East Dredging Company) has been awarded a contract for the Old Doha Port Redevelopment project in Qatar.   In Singapore, DIAP (Dredging International Asia Pacific Pte Ltd) also secured a contract for the Ayer Merbau Reclamation Phase 2 project, DEME said in its latest release. The total value of these contracts […]

  • 15 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    Senior maritime representatives from 11 countries embarked on the 2nd Maritime Public Leaders’ Programme (MPLP) today at the Nanyang Technological University’s (NTU) Infrastructure Systems and Maritime Studies Division, School of Civil and Environmental Engineering. Organised by the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA), in partnership with NTU, and supported by the Ministry of Foreign […]

  • 28 November 2012

    The FSUE “Rosmorport” General Director A.Lavrischev, Rosmorrechflot head A.Davydenko and Rosmorrechflot deputy head S.Gorelik on November, 21-23 paid a working visit to the sea ports of Murmansk and Kandalaksha. As planned events, A.Lavrischev, A.Davydenko and S.Gorelik met the Murmansk Region Governor M.Kovtun, visited reconstructed objects of the sea port of Murmansk passenger complex, met the […]

  • 7 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dredge Yard, the dredging and mining equipment and components manufacturer, took a lead role in being the Gold sponsor of the WEDA Mexico 2015 Annual Meeting, which took place in the Centro Asturiano de Polanco located in the heart of Mexico City’s bustling Polanco neighborhood.  At the event, Dredge Yard Marketing Manager, Iulia Berchiu and the CEO, […]

  • 2 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Sri Lanka Ports Authority (SLPA ) commenced duties in the new year on 1st January 2013 at a ceremony with Buddhist religious activities held at its Chaithya Premises. Parallel to the event other religious activities were also conducted at Catholic, Muslim and Hindu religious premises at SLPA. At a time several mega port development programmes […]

  • 19 December 2012

    APM Terminals Apapa was named the winner of the 2012 Terminal Operator Award by the Maritime Reporters’ Association of Nigeria at their annual Maritime Excellence Awards ceremony. APM Terminals Apapa, which assumed operational control of the facility in 2006, is now the busiest container terminal in West Africa, with an estimated throughput of 720,000 TEUs […]

  • 25 October 2012

    The government-operated Taiwan International Ports Corp. hopes to spark investment momentum by pouring about NT$66 billion within five years into the building of international cruise terminals in Keelung and Kaohsiung as well as other construction at the island’s harbors, all with the aim of providing for the development of the passenger-ship and tourism businesses and […]

  • 15 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Pingtan Marine Enterprise Ltd. an integrated marine services company in the People’s Republic of China (PRC), announced its unaudited financial results for the third quarter and nine-months ended September 30, 2013. As previously announced in July 2013, the company received an offer from the chairman and CEO, Mr. Xinrong Zhuo, to acquire the business and […]

  • 8 February 2012

    Providing of an appropriate level of safety at maritime and river transport of Ukraine and the reduction of the level of accidents in water transport to a minimum – one of the priority tasks of the State Fleet Inspection of Ukraine this year. This was stated by Chairman Gregory Sobolewski Ukrmorrechinspektsii present at the first […]

  • 7 August 2013

    Transparency International Pakistan (TIP) has complained that the Karachi Port Trust (KPT) is not taking action against dredging contractor to deduct liquidated damages for irregularities, causing a potential loss of Rs18.5 billion to the national exchequer. In a letter addressed to Shipping and Ports Minister Kamran Michael, TIP has highlighted that KPT is not taking […]

  • 16 February 2012

      Minister of MND, Hua-chu Kao went to Chiayi to supervise engineer troops’ first supporting mission of the dredging project of Dabang Section, Tseng-Wen River. He urged the responsible army 52nd Engineering Troops of 10th Legion to value safety, follow disciplines and strictly abide by the standardized procedure of process, steps, essentials so they can […]

  • 22 November 2011

    An English version of the Chinese standards for port and waterway design and construction that was unveiled on November 8, is expected to help related Chinese industries go global, the head of a Chinese construction company which is the largest international contractor in Asia, said recently. The China Communications Construction Co (CCCC) has spent 6 […]

  • 27 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Indonesia is planning to use the Dutch ‘Building with Nature’ concept on a large scale for the restoration of its coasts. Indonesia is already working with Deltares and Wetlands International on the pilot project for natural mangrove restoration on the northern coast of Java. The approach there is based on a traditional Dutch method used […]

  • 18 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Minister of Shipping Shri G.K. Vasan has dedicated two terminals of the Kandla Port to the nation. Speaking on the occasion at a function in Bangalore two days ago, he said that this port since its inception and especially in the last decade has grown from strength to strength fuelling growth of Kutch, Gujarat […]

  • 14 August 2012

    In preparation for the 1st September operational opening of the Khalifa Port Container Terminal, Abu Dhabi Ports Company (ADPC) and Abu Dhabi Terminals (ADT) held a half-day seminar that shared the latest updates and procedures directly impacting trucking companies and clearing agents which will use the Port. Presided over by Capt. Mohamed Al Shamisi, Executive […]

  • 20 March 2012

    “As a country emerging from the shadows of terrorism into a bright, prosperous future, Sri Lanka has many challenges to face and many opportunities to exploit“, stated Secretary Ministry of Defence and Urban Development Mr. Gotabaya Rajapaksa. He expressed these views today (March 20), delivering the keynote address as Chief Guest at the inauguration ceremony […]

  • 27 July 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    DCI Dredge XX, a latest second trailer suction hopper dredger (TSHD) of the Dredging Corporation of India Limited (DCIL) was joined in the fleet. The dredger that was procured at a cost of Rs. 528 crores from IHC Merwede, The Netherlands, in presence of Shri.M.C.Jauhari, Joint Secretary (Shipping), Capt. D. K. Mohanty, Chairman and Managing […]