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  • 7 June 2011

    Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT), India’s busiest container port, is seeking around Rs1,000 crore from the Union shipping ministry’s… By Amritha Pillay (dnaindia) [mappress] Source: dnaindia, June 7, 2011    

  • 25 September 2012

    The Cabinet Committee on Infrastructure approved the proposal of delegation of enhanced financial powers to the Ministry of Shipping for Port Projects in the Public and Private Partnership mode in line with NHDP projects in the roads sector. Henceforth for projects costing more than Rs. 500 crore, approval of the Cabinet Committee on Infrastructure is […]

  • 21 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Unesco-IHE Vice-rector Stefan Uhlenbrook and Minister Schultz van Haegen of Infrastructure and Environment signed a Memorandum of Understanding, marking a new step in the joint effort of developing research, education and innovation in the field of water security and quality. The cooperation, which started in 2003, will be continued for another four years. The MoU was […]

  • 3 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Ministry of Housing and Infrastructure has signed contracts for the construction of harbors in 3 Islands (HA. Utheem, L. Maavah and L. Dhambidhoo). Minister of Housing and Infrastructure Dr Mohamed Muizzu, Chief Executive Officer of Maldives Transport and Contracting Company, Dr. Ahmed Adham Abdull, Managing Director of Heavy force, Ibrahim Zameer, Managing Director Abdulla Mohamed […]

  • 26 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Union Cabinet today approved a proposal of the Ministry of Shipping for licensing of land to the concessionaries for seven projects taken up in the Public Private Partnership (PPP) mode. These projects have been taken up in terms of the extant policy of the Government of India to pursue maritime development projects under the […]

  • 30 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    On December 19th, 2014, Ms. Maria Wasiak, Minister of Infrastructure and Development paid a visit to the Port of Gdansk. She was accompanied by Ms. Dorota Pyc, Undersecretary of State at the Ministry of Infrastructure and Development, and by Ms. Monika Niemiec-Butryn, Deputy Director of the Department of Maritime Transport and Shipping Safety at the […]

  • 27 July 2012

    The federal government will decide whether to dredge Little Lake marina to clean up PCB contamination in the lake bed, a provincial Ministry of the Environment official says, reports A group of scientists from the Royal Military College in Kingston has recommended dredging the bed of Little Lake- around the Peterborough Marina because of […]

  • 12 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Lagos State Government has closed down eight illegal dredging sites in Ikorodu axis of the State. They said that 16 illegal dredgers met on some of the sites were arrested and taken into custody. The Ministry has persistently warned against illegal dredging and has promised stiffer penalties against illegal dredging operators in accordance with […]

  • 18 November 2013

    New central schemes to support State Maritime Boards and the State Governments to combat oil spills, are nearing finalization. Stating this at the 15th Meeting of the Maritime State Development Council at Bengaluru, the Union Minister of Shipping Shri G.K. Vasan said that the Ministry will soon issue guidelines to streamline the process of collection […]

  • 18 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Azerbaijan’s President Ilham Aliyev today visited a large remediation project near the national capital Baku. International engineering and consultancy firm Witteveen+Bos is working with local and international partners on improving the environmental and landscape qualities of Boyuk Shor situated north of the city and the largest of nine lakes subject of study for remediation. The […]

  • 6 December 2011

    India intends to conduct a survey to inspect the feasibility of begining a new waterway initiative between Tripura and Bangladesh. The survey will be carried out by the Rail India Technical and Economical Services (RITES), which is under the Ministry of Railways. The prospect of the waterways is rivers with navigation facilities for smooth movement […]

  • 15 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Republic of Maldives’ Ministry of Environment and Energy, together with Heavy Force Private Limited, recently signed an agreement for construction of the coastal protection structures in Gaaf Dhaalu atoll Gahdhoo Island. The project includes construction of 950 meter rock revetment in the Gahdhoo area. The main goal of this development scheme is to nourish, protect and prevent the spots of the […]

  • 29 March 2013

    A national consultative forum on the 2013 flood prevention, mitigation preparedness and response has urged the Federal Government to prioritise the dredging of the Niger and Benue rivers to avert disaster, the News Agency of Nigeria reports. The forum reportedly made the call in a communiqué on Thursday in Abuja. It said the dredging of […]

  • 28 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    Coastal protection works along the seaside portion of the Senaki-Poti-Sarpi international road are coming to an end. The works are being implemented by the order of the Ministry of Regional Development and Infrastructure of Georgia. The project is aimed to stop erosion of the road’s bottom layer, providing safety for the vehicles and passengers. Deputy Ministry […]

  • 25 July 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) today announced a contract award by the Ministry of Works of Bahrain in relation to the North Manama Causeway. The contract carries a value of approximately EUR 70 million. The causeway forms part of the Ministry of Works strategic plan to improve the existing road network by developing new road […]

  • 8 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Government has taken following steps to make investment in Port projects more attractive: 1. Upto 100% Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) under the automatic route is allowed for Port development projects; 2. Income tax incentives are allowed as per Income Tax Act, 1961.; 3. Bidding documents like Request for Qualification (RFQ), Request for Proposal (RFP) […]

  • 6 September 2011

    The Ministry of Shipping has indicated that it is not in favour of a proposal of the disinvestment… (business-standard) [mappress] Source: business-standard, September 6, 2011;

  • 31 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    Indonesian Government’s Ministry of Transportation announced last Friday that the construction works on the Patimban Port Development Project (Package 1) are set to begin sometimes next month. The project, located in Subang, West Java, will be conducted by a joint venture including Penta-Ocean Construction Co., Ltd., TOA Corporation, Rinkai Nissan Construction Co., Ltd., PT PP Tbk. […]

  • 5 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Vice Admiral Ayman Saleh Ibrahim, Chairman of Damietta Port Authority (DPA), today signed a contract for establishing a new 630 meters long, 17 meters deep berth in Damietta Port (DP) with an adjacent handling yard totaling 75000 square meters. The signing, which took place in The Arab Academy for Sciences, Technology And Maritime transport, was […]

  • 15 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Following is the text of the speech delivered by the Honourable Minister of Shipping, Shri G.K.Vasan at the meeting of the Consultative Committee attached to the Ministry of Shipping on April 15, 2013 in Mumbai. “I extend a very warm welcome to all of you to the city of Mumbai and also to this meeting […]

  • 8 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    Ghana’s Ministry for Works and Housing has renewed the contract with Dredge Masters to dredge the lower section of the Odaw channel in Accra from Caprice to the outfall sea bridge. According to Mr. Atta Akyea, the sector Minister, under the two-year contract, the company will also evacuate and properly dispose of the dredged material at […]

  • 23 September 2011

    Holding “METALLOINVEST”, the Ministry of Transport and Krasnodarsky Krai has announced that they have signed a cooperation agreement to …   [mappress] Source: metinvest, September 23, 2011;

  • 14 September 2010

    The Ministry of Transportation and Communication of Ukraine plans to attract private investors for major projects in the Illichivsk and … (day) [mappress] Source: day, September 14, 2010;

  • 28 May 2012

    A Parliamentary committee has pulled up the Shipping Ministry for utilising only about 13 per cent of the Rs 1-lakh crore outlay for the Indian port sector during the 11th Plan, according to Rating the progress made in the implementation of various projects under National Maritime Development Programme (NMDP) as far from satisfactory, the […]

  • 16 September 2011

    The Ministry of Transport has clarified its stance on the alleged media report about a purported 34.8bn scam that was said to have rocked… BY JESSICA ODEMWINGIE (leadership) [mappress] Source: leadership, September 16, 2011

  • 12 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Corporation of India Limited has informed BSE that the company is a Government of India Undertaking under the administrative control of the Ministry of Shipping. Ministry of Shipping vide letter dated October 17, 2011 informed appointment of Shri S. Balachandran and Shri Vinai Kumar Agarwal as Non-official Part-time Directors on the Board of the company […]