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  • 10 March 2011

    The Dredging Corporation of India (DCI) is likely to go in for an overhaul in the next six months after the appointment of a new chairman…   By Ashutosh Kumar (dnaindia) [mappress] Source: dnaindia, March 10, 2011    

  • 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 […]

  • 8 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were contacted to investigate an incident at the Passmore Avenue in Port Dover, reports Two days ago, at approximately 7 pm, police were called to the mentioned place after receiving reports of a backhoe that had plunged into the water. The large excavator slipped off a barge while it […]

  • 10 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    100% Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) under the automatic route is being allowed for port development projects. The Minister of Shipping Shri G.K.Vasan in a written reply in the Lok Sabha today said that the Maritime Agenda 2010-2020 has set a target of over 3130 million tonnes for port capacity by 2020. The existing capacity of […]

  • 19 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Ministry of Infrastructure plans experimental pilotage of vessels with drafts of more than 18 meters at the Yuzhny port (Odessa region) for the near future, the press service of the ministry reports. “At the same time, this means that firstly, one Ukrainian port is suitable for the passage of vessels of almost all classes. […]

  • 30 May 2011

    The Interior Ministry approved a plan to drain 500,000 tons of contaminated sediment from the Kishon River and then rehabilitate the entire… By SHARON UDASIN (jpost) [mappress] Source: jpost, May 30, 2011;    

  • 15 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Ministry of Housing and Infrastructure of Republic of Maldives and Heavy Force Private Limited signed a contract yesterday for the construction of the K.Gaafaru Island harbor. This development scheme will include construction of 361 m rock armor breakwater, 108 m rock armor revetment, 450 m quay wall with concrete L-section blocks, filling and reclaiming works […]

  • 28 February 2012

    A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) setting out the performance targets for 2012-13 for Ennore Port was signed between the Ministry of Shipping and Ennore Port Limited (EPL) in New Delhi today. Shri K.Mohandas, Secretary, Ministry of Shipping and Shri S. Velumani, Chairman and Managing Director, EPL signed the MoU. Ennore Port Limited, a Mini-Ratna Category-I […]

  • 3 January 2012

    The Union Ministry of Shipping is looking into the possibilities of providing financial aid to the Cochin Port Trust (CPT) which is reeling…   (ibnlive) [mappress] Source: ibnlive, January 3, 2012;

  • 20 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Minister of Manpower and Migration Nahed el-Ashri said that the Ministry stands fully ready to provide support to the New Suez Canal Project. Ashri said that she asked the manpower chief in Ismailia Gamal Abdel-Salam to assess the cost of the project’s needs in order to provide them. The minister made the remarks following a […]

  • 26 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    Prime Minister Hisham Qandil held a meeting with Minister of Agriculture Salah Abdul Momin and leaders of the Ministries of Agriculture and Irrigation on 23/2/2013. During the meeting, they discussed a land reclamation plan proposed by the Agriculture Ministry. The plan includes methods and rules in order to achieve the objectives of the government’s plan […]

  • 31 March 2011

    The environment and forests ministry has given a nod for the expansion of Gopalpur port project in Orissa, a port official said… (twocircles) [mappress] Source: twocircles, March 31, 2011  

  • 24 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Ministry of Infrastructure of Ukraine continues to work towards cooperation with all authorities of local and national level on issues of reforming Ukraine’s port industry: further development of maritime industry in Ukraine and implementation of reforms were discussed with representatives of local authorities, such as Nikolaev, Kherson, Odessa, Donetsk regional state administrations, Sevastopol city […]

  • 2 September 2012

    G.K. Vasan, the Union Shipping Minister, stated that the new guidelines have been issued to streamline security clearance proposals to remove bottlenecks in award of port development projects. According to, the Ministry plans to award projects to create 244 million tonne of capacity during 2012-13. The Ministry has also given targets to all the […]

  • 10 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Shipping Ministry has approved the Kochi Port’s plan to carry out a nautical depth study aimed at reducing the recurring dredging expenses. According to The Hindu Business Line, the Ministry gave its nod to a grant for studies on siltation and optimal ameliorative measures. It is for the first time that an Indian major port […]

  • 5 January 2010
    Project & Tenders

    The Ministry of Shipping is nearly doubling the initial cost estimates of the controversial Sethusamudram Ship Channel Project, which aims to dredge a navigable channel through the Palk Strait between India and Sri Lanka. [mappress] Source:business-standard,January 5,2010;

  • 2 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    CMIT (Cai Mep International Terminal) received the maiden call of the 14,000 TEU CSCL Star, the ultra large container vessel (ULCV) of 157,000 DWT, on October 29, 2015. The Vietnamese Ministry of Transport, Vinamarine and the VMS have all played a crucial role in making this ULCV port call happen by funding the Cai Mep […]

  • 27 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    With a view to conserve top soil and prevent soil erosion and land degradation, the Ministry of Agriculture is implementing various watershed development programmes, namely National Watershed Development Project for Rainfed Areas, Soil Conservation in Catchments of River Valley Project and Flood Prone River and Reclamation and Development of Alkali & Acid Soils across the […]

  • 9 January 2012

    The Transportation Ministry has said that they will provide Rp 3 trillion (US$330 million) in assistance for work on a bridge and dredging… (thejakartapost) [mappress] Source: thejakartapost, January 9, 2012;

  • 7 November 2012

    Godsday Orubebe, the Ministry of Niger Delta Affairs announced it has expended over N6 billion on three projects in the region, reports These projects are: – canalisation/river training of Foupolo-Bulou Ndoro creek, – canalisation at Odoubou Ogbabagbene, – Ogbabagbene land reclamation and shoreline protection. The dredging project was imperative for economic empowerment of the […]

  • 6 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Fijian Ministry of Waterways is looking at retiring the two dredging machines, currently being used at the Luvuluvu Depot in Nausori and in the Labasa River, Fiji Broadcasting Corporation reports.  Under this latest plan, three million dollars have been allocated in the budget to buy new dredgers, according to Dr. Mahendra Reddy, the Minister for Waterways. During his […]

  • 25 January 2012
    Equipment, Technology

    To avoid a repetition of the events that occurred as a result of the Kura River bursting its banks and in accordance with a presidential decree, the Ministry for Emergency Situations has delivered to Baku suction dredgers CSD-500 manufactured by Damen (Netherlands), as well as tugs, supply vessels and a research boat made in the […]

  • 29 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    The central government has submitted an application to the Governor of Okinawa for permission to reclaim land off Henoko, Nago in order to commence the relocation of U.S. Marine Corps Air Station Futenma. At 3:40pm on March 22, officials of the Okinawa Defense Bureau delivered the documents to a local office of the Okinawa Prefectural […]

  • 23 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    In 2014, the Ministry of Shipping will be focused on new capacity augmentation projects and mechanization projects apart from capital dredging projects which are critical to improve the competitiveness of the Major Ports. To achieve the Twelfth Plan targets for capacity augmentation, the work on two new Major Ports, one at Sagar Island in West […]

  • 14 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    A mixture of soft and hard engineering measures has been employed to save the eastern coastline of Tongatapu, the main island of the Kingdom of Tonga. Measures like constructing permeable groynes and short offshore breakwaters supplemented with beach replenishment and coastal planting is being trialled to save Tongatapu’s east coast from gradual erosion and land […]

  • 18 April 2012
    Equipment, Technology

      Coda Octopus Group, Inc. announced that the world-renowned survey department of Rijkswaterstaat in the Netherlands has just taken delivery of their first integrated Underwater Inspection System (UIS(TM)) from Coda Octopus Products. Rijkswaterstaat’s survey department, whose remit covers mainly inshore rivers and canals, plans to put their new UIS(TM) to a diverse range of applications […]