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  • 17 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Commissioner for Waterfront Infrastructure Development, Engr. Adebowale Akinsanya, yesterday provided an update on one of the most ambitious real estate developments in Africa – the Eko Atlantic City project in Lagos. Engr. Akinsanya spoke about the project at the Y2016 Ministerial Press Briefing of the Lagos State Government at the Bagauda Kaltho Press Center, Alausa, in commemoration […]

  • 23 May 2011

    Ten new waterfront schemes, developed by the Lagos State Waterfront Infrastructure Development, will soon be unveiled by the state governmen… (234next) [mappress] Source: 234next, May 23, 2011;

  • 17 August 2011

    Chairman of Lagos State Environmental and Special Offences Enforcement Unit, Bayo Suleiman says his department is out to assist… More info: sunnewsonline By COSMAS OMEGOH [mappress] Source: sunnewsonline, August 17, 2011

  • 30 May 2010

    The Minister of Transport, Yusuf Suleiman, has said that the deadline for the completion of the on-going dredging of the lower River Niger… [mappress] Source: nairathisdayon, May 30, 2010;

  • 20 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    The 3rd annual Dredging and Port Expansion Africa will again be the premier meeting place for port and dredging professionals in Africa. This time however the event sets sail for the east coast of Africa and will dock in Maputo, Mozambique, from the 27 – 30 January 2014. Ports in Mozambique have benefited heavily from […]

  • 29 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (October 23-29, 2017).   Steel Cutting Ceremony of TSHD LESSE Royal IHC has held a steel cutting ceremony for the 2,300m³ Trailing Suction Hopper Dredger LESSE.   Uig Harbor Scheme Includes Land Reclamation Following the decision by Transport Scotland, CMAL and CalMac, […]

  • 21 February 2011

    Managing Director,Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) Mr Omar Suleiman says the Calabar Channel dredging was in the offing to enable big cargo… (sensornewsonline) [mappress] Source: sensornewsonline, February 21, 2011;

  • 30 September 2011

    From all indications, there is every reason to hope that at last the river port facility at Onitsha will soon be completed and put to use…   (vanguardngr) [mappress] Source: vanguardngr, September 30, 2011;

  • 25 July 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Five new Eco-RTGs (Rubber-Tire Gantry Cranes) are expected for delivery within the next month at APM Terminals Apapa as part of the third phase of a $135 million terminal upgrade announced in February. The remaining five Eco-RTGs will be delivered in November enabling the terminal to convert from the use of reach stackers to the […]

  • 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 […]

  • 4 April 2012

    The National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA) has awarded six contracts worth N9 billion, three out of which are dredging contracts, for dredging of the River Niger. After the full dredging of the river and the channels was completed two years ago, new contracts were awarded for the same works. According to Leadership, Mr. Tayo Fadile, […]

  • 27 August 2012

    The Oyo State government gives its nod for the dredging of six rivers in Ibadan metropolis. “The government plans to dredge the Odo-Ona river; Odo-Ona bridge; Oke- Ayo river and Onideure/Igbagi river, among others,” said Mr. Wasiu Oladimeji, the state Commissioner for Environment and Habitat. According to, he said that the government would leave […]

  • 16 July 2012

    The Oyo State, triggered by the previous flooding experience has learnt its lesson, and is now undertaking preventive measures to anticipate potential flooding in the future, Business Day news portal writes. Namely, the state environmental ministry has initiated clearing of 43 key locations, which entails dredging of considerable number of rivers and streams across the […]

  • 16 September 2011

    River Benue will be dredged just like River Niger as part of Federal Government’s policy to ensure full navigation through the nation’s… By Shehu Abubakar (allafrica) [mappress] Source: allafrica, September 16, 2011

  • 19 May 2011

    The weekly Federal Executive Council, FEC, meeting Wednesday approved N23 billion for 10 various infrastructural projects in the nine states… BY DANIEL IDONOR (vanguardngr) [mappress] Source: vanguardngr, May 19, 2011;

  • 29 November 2011

    Senator Bukola Saraki stated that the National Assembly is planning to deal with the ecological and environmental problems affecting the country. Saraki visited Eletu Bridge, Okekere and a gully erosion site at Ofa Garage in order to obtain first hand information on the issues ravaging the country. He clearly stated that even though many current […]

  • 8 February 2012

    The Delta State Government has banned the dredging of sand in the 25 local governments…   By Okungbowa Aiwerie (thenationonlineng) [mappress] Source: thenationonlineng, February 8, 2012;

  • 12 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (January 6 – January 12, 2020).   Pirates Attack TSHD Ambika, Four Dead, Three Kidnapped The Nigerian-flagged trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Ambika (ex Galilei 2000) was attacked last week when operating 3nm from the mouth of the Ramos River, […]

  • 20 March 2013

    As a way of guarding against a recurrence of flooding in Kwara State and its environs, the state government has called on Federal Government to take urgent steps towards dredging River Niger. The Commissioner for Environment and Forestry, Barr. Kayode Towoju, who made the call during an interview with Royal Times correspondent, said the dredging […]

  • 19 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    UniSite Group, a Chinese company involved in dredging, land reclamation, offshore projects, marine, mechanical engineering and green remediation projects, took an active part in a lot of projects all over the world in the second quarter of 2016. In this time frame, UniSite supplied a significant amount of shipbuilding parts to the dredging companies, such as […]

  • 7 February 2012

    The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) last weekend officially flagged- off a project for the re-development of the port facilities at the …   By Godwin ORITSE (vanguardngr) [mappress] Source: vanguardngr, February 7, 2012;

  • 2 February 2011
    Equipment, Technology

      APM Terminals Liberia has officially started operations on schedule with the first port call of the CHARLOTTA. APM Terminals has taken over the 25-year concession agreement to operate the Port of Monrovia in Liberia, based on the government ratification in October 2010. The concession agreement also includes rehabilitating the quay wall, developing the container and general cargo activities and […]

  • 25 October 2010

    Saipem has been awarded new offshore contracts worth approximately 700 million euro. In Nigeria, Saipem has been awarded a subcontract for the Critical Crude Pipeline Replacement Project. The awarded scope of work encompasses fabrication, transportation, installation and testing of the replacement of 6 pipe lines (having a diameter ranging between 10 and 24 inches) connecting […]

  • 1 February 2013

    The Management of the Nigerian Ports Authority has reiterated the Authority’s readiness to partner with the Nigerian Navy to ensure safe navigation on the country’s territorial waters. Speaking during the courtesy visit of the Flag Officer Commanding (FOC), Western Naval Command, Rear Admiral Ibok Ibas, the Managing Director of NPA, Mallam Habib Abdullahi informed the […]

  • 4 July 2012

    The Punch reports that the Nigerian Institution of Surveyors (NIS) on Saturday said increase in human activities, such as land reclamation and dredging, had resulted in reduction of water storing capacity, thus leading to flooding. The NIS President, Mr. Bode Adeaga, who stated this at the 47th Annual General Meeting of NIESVI, said such human […]

  • 29 May 2012

    “Danger is imminent in Lagos, unless relevant stakeholders come together to quickly nip the threat of illegal mining and dredging in the bud,” says Governor Babatunde Fashola during a visit to some coastal areas of Badagry. Surprised at the level of degradation of the environment caused by the activities of illegal miners in the axis, […]