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  • 12 November 2019
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The National Marine Dredging Company has replaced the rubber cutter shaft bearings on the 89m dredger Al Khatem, marking a step closer to NMDC’s fleet-wide conversion to Thordon Bearings’ seawater lubricated Composite cutterhead bearings and cutterhead intermediate lineshaft bearings. The 1979-built Al Khatem is the latest heavy-duty cutter suction dredger NMDC has converted to the […]

  • 13 June 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    National Marine Dredging Company (NMDC), in cooperation with Royal IHC, reached another milestone today with the keel laying ceremony of Ghasha, the second custom-build trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD), with a capacity of 8000m³. “A combination of higher maneuverability, power and new innovations makes Ghasha a new benchmark in the dredging industry,” NMDC said in […]

  • 8 May 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Eng. Yasser Zaghloul, Chief Executive Officer of National Marine Dredging Company (NMDC), has been recently interviewed by Marasi News and he said that the company developed and expanded its portfolio of projects and operations throughout 2018 and into 2019. In this exclusive interview, Zaghloul clarified that the company’s performance is based on its vision to […]

  • 28 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Abu Dhabi based National Marine Dredging Company (NMDC) has awarded a $113 million contract to Stevin Rock for the supply of rock to ADNOC’s Ghasha artificial island construction project. Last month, ADNOC awarded a $1.4 billion deal to NMDC for the construction of artificial islands to develop, drill, and produce gas from the Ghasha offshore […]

  • 22 March 2019
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Royal IHC recently signed a contract with National Marine Dredging Company (NMDC, based in Abu Dhabi, UAE) to build yet another state-of-the-art trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD). According to IHC, the new vessel builds on the excellent partnership & collaboration between the two companies and on the success of the 6,000m³ TSHD ARZANA, which was […]

  • 18 March 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The Abu Dhabi based National Marine Dredging Company (NMDC) and Royal IHC from the Netherlands have signed a contract for a new twin screw 8000m³ trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD). The new custom built TSHD will be specially designed to work in high ambient temperature with a dredging depth up to 45 meters. According to an […]

  • 15 February 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    National Marine Dredging Company (NMDC) and Ravestein B.V. from the Netherlands have just signed a contract to design, construct, commission, trial and deliver new backhoe dredger to the UAE based dredging contractor. The agreement was inked at the NMDC headquarters in Abu Dhabi a couple of hours ago. According to the contract, signed by Eng. […]

  • 6 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) has awarded a $1.36 billion dredging, land reclamation and marine construction contract to the UAE’s National Marine Dredging Company (NMDC) for the construction of the Ghasha Concession Artificial Islands.  Under the agreement, NMDC will construct 10 new artificial islands and two causeways, as well as expand an existing island – […]

  • 16 July 2018
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Bakker Sliedrecht has reached an agreement with National Marine Dredging Company (NMDC) to extend the lifetime of the electrical installations on NMDC’s two cutter suction dredgers (CSDs) – Umm el Zemoul and Al Hamra. “NMDC aims to extend the lifetime of both CSD’s with 15 years while improving the efficiency of their production,” said Bakker in […]

  • 23 January 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Royal IHC has begun sea trials for the recently launched 6,000m³ trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) ARZANA. The vessel is owned by National Marine Dredging Company (NMDC) from Abu Dhabi and has been specially designed to operate in high ambient temperatures. Over the next couple of days, IHC engineers will be performing seaborne trials of the ship’s systems prior […]

  • 21 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    National Marine Dredging Company (NMDC) from Abu Dhabi has signed an agreement with Canal Harbor and Great Projects Company (CHP), a subsidiary of the Suez Canal Authority, to become shareholders in a newly incorporated Egyptian company, named The Challenge – Egyptian Emirates Marine Dredging Company. Under the agreement, the scope of operations for the NMDC-CHP joint […]

  • 20 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The technology group Wartsila has supplied the full propulsion package for the new trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Arzana. The vessel is owned by National Marine Dredging Company (NMDC) from Abu Dhabi and has been specially designed to operate in high ambient temperatures. The 6.000m³ capacity TSHD, launched in September 2017, was designed by the Royal […]

  • 3 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    National Marine Dredging Company (NMDC), the Abu Dhabi based marine contractor, plans to buy state-owned Dredging Corporation of India Ltd (DCI), The Hindu Business Line reports. The move comes after the Cabinet on Wednesday approved a proposal to privatize DCI by selling the government’s 73.47 per cent stake in the country’s largest dredging contractor “DCI would be a […]

  • 21 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    The launch ceremony of ARZANA – a 6,000m³ trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) – took place yesterday, September 20, at Royal IHC’s shipyard in Kinderdijk, The Netherlands. “The keel-laying took place on 6 March 2017, and the vessel is expected to be delivered as scheduled in early 2018. This success is due to the excellent […]

  • 10 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    John Mackenzie, Business Development Director at National Marine Dredging Company (NMDC), has confirmed his participation to our first Dredging Today Conference (DTC). During the event, Mr Mackenzie will address new trends and opportunities in urban development and seaborne trade, including the details about the NMDC’s work on the new Suez Canal project. We are also honored to […]

  • 7 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The keel laying ceremony for the first custom-build trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) in the Gulf area took place yesterday at Royal IHC’s shipyard in Kinderdijk. The vessel is being built for the National Marine Dredging Company (NMDC), an Abu Dhabi based marine contractor. The Arzanah will have a capacity of 6.000m³ and will form a part of […]

  • 28 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    After ten years and more than 100,000 operating hours dredging up silt, sand, rocks and stones, the Thordon Composite bearing installed on the Al Mirfa’s dredge cutter head shaft has emerged unscathed. The information was reveled by the Thordon Bearings’ Dubai-based distributor, Ocean Power International during the recent dry-docking of the NMDC-owned dredger. Maarten Jansen, […]

  • 20 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    UAE’s National Marine Dredging Company (NMDC) has won a $23 million contract for the marine works in Male, the Republic of Maldives. This capital development project, undertaken for DAMAC Properties from Dubai, will involve construction of three islands for a 5 star resort, including reclamation of around 1 million cubic meters of new land, significant […]

  • 30 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    UAE’s National Marine Dredging Company (NMDC) has won a $316 million engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract for a LNG terminal in India. According to the Emirates News Agency, NMDC last week presented plan for the construction of the terminal at Jafrabad in the Indian state of Gujarat. The presentation was attended by H.H. Sheikh Mohamed bin […]

  • 29 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Abu Dhabi Ports, the master developer, operator and manager of the Emirate’s ports and Khalifa Industrial Zone, has announced a major expansion plan for the Khalifa Port. The expansion at Khalifa Port will add 1000 meters of quay wall to the port and deepen its main channel and basin to 18 meters from the current […]

  • 13 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    National Marine Dredging Company (NMDC) of Abu Dhabi has granted Royal IHC an order to upgrade the automation of three heavy-duty cutter suction dredgers (CSDs). The AL SADR, AL MIRFA and KATTOUF were built by Royal IHC between 1999-2001, and were equipped with the then latest versions of IHC DPM® (dredge profile monitor) and ACC® […]

  • 22 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    As we already reported last week, Royal IHC (IHC) and National Marine Dredging Company (NMDC) have signed a contract for the construction of the first custom-build state-of-the-art trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) in the Gulf area. The 6,000m³ TSHD is a tailor-made solution that combines shallow draft and a large dredging depth with high manoeuvrability, and was specifically designed […]

  • 16 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    National Marine Dredging Company (NMDC) and Royal IHC – the two companies specialized in dredging, mining and marine construction – have signed a contract for the construction of a new state-of-the-art Trailing Suction Hopper Dredger. The contract was signed on Wednesday, March 9 2016, at NMDC headquarters in Abu Dhabi, U.A.E between the company’s CEO Eng. Yasser Zaghloul and IHC CEO Mr. […]

  • 3 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    Yasser Zaghlool, the CEO of the National Marine Dredging Company (NMDC), said this week that hiring UAE nationals is one of its ultimate priorities in all company sectors, especially in the engineering and technical fields, according to the Emirates News Agency. “We ultimately aim to hire committed and loyal UAE nationals who will settle down in our […]

  • 12 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    National Marine Dredging Company (NMDC) of Abu Dhabi, has just released a video about its involvement in the News Suez Canal project. The giant project involved the creation of a new Suez Canal parallel to the current channel of a total length of 34 kilometers, led by the Suez Canal Authority (SCA). Approximately 460 million […]

  • 28 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Bakker Sliedrecht has won a contract to upgrade obsolete inverter units, both the cutter and the winches, on board the National Marine Dredging Company (NMDC) cutter dredger Umm al Anbar in Abu Dhabi. A team of Bakker’s engineers will use their knowledge and expertise from previous dredging projects to design the new inverters in such a […]

  • 27 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    National Marine Dredging Company (NMDC), together with other members of the ‪Challenge Consortium‬ (Jan De Nul‬, Boskalis and Van Oord), has announced the completion of the New Suez Canal project following its successful trial run on Saturday, July 25. A total of six container ships from around the world navigated the canal as part of […]

  • 5 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    NMDC, a company that provides dredging, reclamation and marine construction work in the Middle East, has just won the Hail Field Development Project. The project consists of a new artificial island (350m x 100m) which will be built on the reclaimed land. Also included in the project are channel dredging works aimed to widen the shipping channel to […]

  • 19 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    During the recent visit to the National Marine Dredging Company presentation on the New Suez Canal Project, Egyptian President Abdul Fattah el-Sisi was informed about the progress made so far on the Project. Some of the world’s top dredging companies are taking part in this major project that is designed to enlarge the transit capacity and to increase industrial activity […]