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  • 27 September 2018
    Business & Finance

     The President of Togo, Faure Essozimna Gnassingbe, who pays particular attention to the issues of fight against global warming and protection against coastal degradation in Africa, has commended Eko Atlantic City on its technique adopted to provide a permanent solution to coastal erosion. Gnassingbe gave the commendation during a tour of the new city, led […]

  • 29 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker wrapped up her trade mission to Africa with a stop in Ethiopia that focused on AGOA renewal. AGOA, the U.S. African Growth and Opportunity Act, “is one critical tool to continue deepening trade and investment ties between the U.S. and Africa,” the Commerce Department said in a May 27 […]

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

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (March 7-13).   Ravestein Builds World’s Largest Backhoe for Boskalis The new backhoe dredger Magnor, currently being built for Boskalis by Ravestein, will be the largest and most efficient backhoe dredger in the world.   Nigeria’s Largest Cutter Suction Dredger Completed […]

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

    DSC Dredge engineers were busy in Ikorodu, Lagos, Nigeria, in August, starting up the country’s largest dredge to date. The 24-inch (600 mm) Marlin Class dredge from DSC features two dredge pumps – a 24-inch pump located on the ladder and another 24-inch pump located on the dredge’s stern. The dredge has a 23-meter (76-foot) […]

  • 20 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    APM Terminals and its consortium partners have announced plans to develop a new greenfield mega-port project and Free Trade Zone at Badagry in Nigeria’s Lagos State, 55 km (34 miles) west of Apapa and the Port of Lagos on the Benin-Lagos Expressway. At full build-out, the deep-water full-service port will be one of the largest […]

  • 28 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    CMA Terminals, 100% subsidiary of the CMA CGM Group, and ICTSI have announced their future cooperation in Nigeria by signing a deal for ICTSI to sell 25% of the Lekki International Container Terminal Services LFTZ Enterprise (LICTSLE) to CMA Terminals. LICTSLE will be providing a solution to current congestion for the local market in Nigeria […]

  • 15 March 2010

    LOKOJA, NIGERIA— The dredging of the Lower River Niger will require more funds than expected, says Nigerian Transport Minister Alhaji Ibrahim Bio, who adds that the original survey putting the cost at 36 billion Naira (about 239 million USD) was a gross underestimation… [mappress] Source:brunei,March 15,2010;

  • 17 July 2012

    United States-based organisation, Nzuko Igbo, USA (NI-USA) has called on the Federal Government to make more the seaports in Nigeria viable for business rather than focus all attention on Lagos seaports alone, reports thisdaylive.com. The organisation hopes that inland water-way dredging of Rivers Niger and Benue will result in a significant development of Nigerian Ports. […]

  • 10 March 2020
    Business & Finance

     Eko Atlantic has just released this amazing video, named ‘How Does Eko Atlantic City Get Its Sand?’ Eko Atlantic is a new coastal city being built on Victoria Island adjacent to Lagos, Nigeria, to solve the chronic shortage of real estate in the world’s fastest-growing megacity. It is a focal point for investors capitalizing […]

  • 13 September 2010

    As part of exploring new fields of economic partnership in the oil and gas, maritime and shipping to transform Nigeria to maritime hub in… (compassnewspaper) [mappress] Source: compassnewspaper, September 13, 2010;

  • 14 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Western Nigeria’s Kwara State Government has kicked off the dredging operations on the Asa River in Ilorin, the state capital, to prevent the annual flood disaster in the metropolis. According to local media, it was noticed on Monday that – in spite of the lockdown of the state – workers dredging the Asa River […]

  • 31 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Lekki Port LFTZ Enterprise (LPLE) has started major construction works on the Lekki Deep Sea Port in Lagos State, local media reports. The port construction operations are being carried out by two major companies: China Harbor Engineering Company Limited (CHEC), the engineering and construction arm of China Construction and Communication Company (CCCC) and Louis […]

  • 3 November 2011

    Nigeria is once again losing N9,027,193,375.10 to poor design of projects in the provision of infrastructure in two satellite towns of Kubwa…  (thisdaylive) [mappress] Source: thisdaylive, November 3, 2011;

  • 25 November 2011

    The dredging of the port channels and the wreck withdrawal conducted by the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) in cooperation with Lagos Channel Management Company as its technical partners, have been praised by the stakeholders. They stressed that the venture will make the country appealing to investors since the ports are deep enough to take huge […]

  • 2 December 2011

    The Federal Government is now being called upon to facilitate action on the dredging of the River Niger to open the inland waterways for the transportation of goods and movement of people. The president of the Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE), Mr. Oluuyiwa Ajibola, made the statement at a press briefing before the National Engineering […]

  • 14 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Regional Maritime University (RMU) from Accra has signed a training enhancement agreement with Dredging International Services Nigeria (DISN), part of DEME Group. The main goal of this agreement is to facilitate cooperation between the two entities, particularly in the areas of education and training, consultancy and development in international marine dredging techniques and engineering, […]

  • 23 November 2010

    The Lagos State Government of Nigeria has vowed to prosecute illegal dredgers caught in the act, adding that the state would not take … (pmnewsnigeria) [mappress] Source: pmnewsnigeria, November 23, 2010;

  • 12 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    APM Terminals has placed an order for 16 new advanced Rubber-Tire Gantry cranes (RTGs) as part of an ongoing program of upgrading and expanding container handling capabilities and capacities throughout the APM Terminals Global Terminal Network. Twelve of the high-performance RTGs are scheduled for delivery to APM Terminals Algeciras, in Spain, while the remaining four […]

  • 4 November 2010

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. has been awarded three contracts on the African subcontinent with a total value of approximately € 100 million. The largest contract was awarded in Nigeria by Saipem and involves dredging and equipment maintenance support work for an operational oil facility. Two other recently awarded projects located in Morocco and the Republic […]

  • 30 September 2010

    The fourth edition of this event was held at Calabar, located in Nigeria’s south-eastern Cross River State, between 22nd and 24th September. The event, organised and hosted by the Lagos-based Dredge Skills and Marine Training Centre Ltd, was attended by Nigerian dredging companies and dredgemasters, dredging regulating bodies, dredging equipment manufacturers and importers and local […]

  • 10 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Dredgers Association of Nigeria urged the Federal Government yesterday to provide incentives to indigenous dredging operators to enable them compete with foreign counterparts, according to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN). The Association’s Executive Secretary, Richard Ntang, said that the incentives are necessary because their foreign counterparts could send them out of business. “Government should create […]

  • 28 October 2011

    The Public Affairs Officer of the Nigeria Ports Authority (NPA), Eastern Ports, Mr Nwachukwu Okoroafor, has said that the only challenge fac… (thetidenewsonline) [mappress] Source: thetidenewsonline, October 28, 2011

  • 9 November 2012

    Izon Okosu Otu residents have drawn attention to the urgent need for dredging in their area and asked the government to accelerate River Niger dredging, reports allafrica. Dredging could effectively and sustainably reduce flood levels. “We of Izon Okosu Otu think even that environmental remediation of the flood damage is just one aspect. The greater […]

  • 18 May 2012

    China Harbour and Lekki Port Company formally signed the Contract on Lekki Deepwater Port EPC Project of Nigeria in Singapore on May 11, 2012. CHEC vice president, Lin Yichong attended the meeting and signed on the contract on behalf of the contractor. The value of the contract of Phase I project is around USD 679 […]

  • 6 September 2011

    Liebherr has delivered two LHM 180 mobile harbour cranes to the Onitsha River Port, Nigeria. The machines have a maximum lifting capacity of… (vertikal) [mappress] Source: vertikal, September 6, 2011;

  • 28 October 2011

    Danish shipping and ports operations giant, AP Moller-Maersk Group, has concluded plans to expand its ports operations in Nigeria… By John Iwori (thisdaylive) [mappress] Source: thisdaylive, October 28, 2011