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  • 18 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Unknown armed men have abducted four construction workers at a dredging site along the Nembe waterways in Nembe Local Government area of Bayelsa State. The kidnapped workers are Nigerian nationals attached to Setraco Nigeria Ltd, the construction firm handling the Bayelsa-Delta flank of the East-West road, reported Premium Times. The workers were identified as Caleb […]

  • 24 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The management of Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has expressed optimism that the long-awaited dredging of the Escravos Bar would begin in the following months, The Sun Nigeria informs. The Escravos Bar dredging program is part of measures being put in place to make the Warri Port commercially viable. Managing Director of the NPA, Ms Hadiza […]

  • 2 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Australia: Walker Shoal Dredging Completed, INPEX Says The most technically challenging phase of the Darwin Harbour dredging program is wrapped up, INPEX announced.   CHEC Nabs Ras Al-Khair Port Dredging Contract (Saudi Arabia) On January 15, CHEC won the bid for Phase 4 of extension of Ras Al-Khair Port in Saudi Arabia, with a construction […]

  • 25 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Israel: NGOs Urge Jan De Nul to Abandon Haifa and Ashdod Projects A group of Palestinian and international NGOs have urged the Jan De Nul Group to pull out of a project to build port facilities in Israel, citing concerns about Israel’s continued human rights violations.    DEMA: Dredging Could Devastate Bimini’s Dive Industry (The […]

  • 31 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Managing Director of Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Malam Habib Abdullahi has expressed the preparedness of the Authority to partner with the United States Agency for International Development on economic activities that will be mutually beneficial to Nigeria and the United States of America (USA). The Managing director spoke in Lagos while receiving a delegation […]

  • 28 August 2014
    Business & Finance

    Four Nigerian nationals, attached to Setraco Nigeria Ltd., who were kidnapped by unknown gunmen from the dredging site along the Nembe waterways on Saturday (August 16th) are free at last. Spokesman of the Bayelsa State Police Command, Mr.Alex Akhigbe, confirmed yesterday to the NGR Guardian news site that after ten days of captivity, four dredging […]

  • 22 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Maritime Reporters’ Association of Nigeria on Friday called on the Federal Government to institute a probe into the N9 billion Calabar Port dredging contract. Speaking at a retreat organised by the association in Gwagwalada, Abuja, the president of the association, Bolaji Akinola, said that Nigerians should be fully briefed on the N9 billion spent […]

  • 26 November 2012

    The dredging of lower River Niger with the main objective of achieving an all year round navigation of the dredged channels from Warri in Delta State to Baro in Niger State, shows the Federal Government’s commitment in improving inland water transportation in the country. Historically, the idea of dredging the lower River Niger was mooted […]

  • 16 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    The CMA CGM Group and Lekki Port LFTZ Enterprise (LPLE), the promoters of Lekki Deep Sea Port, have signed a Memorandum of Agreement to operate Lekki Port’s future container terminal. Located in Nigeria, Africa’s largest economy, the future Lekki Deep Sea Port will be developed, built and operated by LPLE, a joint venture enterprise led […]

  • 11 June 2012

    The Federal Government has unveiled plan to develop a number of deep seaports to ease the pressure on existing ports facilities in the country. Assurance to this effect came recently in keynote address by the Minister of Transport, Senator Idris Umar, as the three-day 12th Maritime Seminar for Judges opened in Abuja, according to pmnewsnigeria.com. […]

  • 4 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Minister of Transport, Senator Idris Umar, says government had to remove 62 critical wrecks from Lagos waterways to allow for dredging and also accommodate bigger vessels. Umar disclosed this in Abuja on Monday during the 2013 Ministerial Platform organised by the Ministry of Information. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the event […]

  • 10 July 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Qingzhou Julong Environment Technology Co. Ltd., a Qingzhou City based manufacturer and supplier of dredging equipment, has successfully delivered their 450hp multipurpose workboat to a customer in Nigeria. The vessel, equipped with one set 40KN hydraulic crane for lifting purpose, will work in pair with a cutter suction dredger JLCSD500, also built by Julong. Due […]

  • 20 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    The long awaited Calabar Channel dredging project that will boost economic activities in Cross River and neighboring states was inaugurated on Friday by Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan. The inauguration of the project, a joint venture between the Nigeria Ports Authority (NPA) and Niger Global Engineering, ends years of controversy and apprehension concerning the feasibility of opening the […]

  • 20 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dragflow, an Italian manufacturer of heavy duty pumps and complete dredging equipment, has successfully delivered a new cutter suction dredge to a customer in Nigeria. The DRH400E35DF model dredge was ordered by Matag, a Nigerian dredging company that wanted to increase the scope of their business and to ensure a year-round ability for dredging and reclamation services along the Niger River. With a previously […]

  • 6 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    DSC Dredge LLC, a world leader in dredge technology, has delivered its second new 18-inch x 18-inch Marlin Class dredge along with a DSC multipurpose workboat to a contractor in Nigeria. These Marlin Class dredges are being used primarily on channel dredging, land development and reclamation as well as mining sharp sand out of the […]

  • 24 May 2013

    The Senate deliberated on the motion titled ‘Emergency Preparedness for 2013 Flood and Rainfall Prediction. This program will include: urgent need for dredging and desilting of the River Niger, the Cross River, River Benue and other inland waterways in Nigeria; and accordingly resolved to mandate the relevant Committees of the Senate to ascertain the level […]

  • 17 August 2012

    The commencement ceremony of the early start-up engineering of Lekki Deepwater Port Project in Nigeria was held on the scene of proposed port area of Lagos Free Trade Zone on July 17th, 2012. The value of contract for the port project is around USD 680 million and the construction duration is 42 months. In its […]

  • 10 October 2010
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    DSC Dredge LLC, a leading U.S. dredge manufacturer, is excited to announce the recent delivery of several dredges to international customers. With DSC equipment in more countries than ever, the company is not only expanding worldwide, but is also evolving its own culture. DSC’s W&S Division is scheduled to deliver its fifth dredge to India […]

  • 19 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    A Damen CSD500 has been delivered to Nigeria. The stationary dredger has been assembled on the beach and pushed and tugged into the sea over a ramp. The cutter suction dredger will perform maintenance duties in and around the harbours of Port Harcourt. As all Damen cutter suction dredgers are dismountable and their transport is […]

  • 5 February 2013

    The Calabar Port Manager, Mr Musa Wada, says the dredging of Calabar Port will be realised before the end of the year. Wada told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Calabar that the project was captured in this year’s budget. He said that an efficient and vibrant port would boost the Tinapa Business and […]

  • 12 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has started with activities to facilitate the dredging of Calabar Port, located in Cross River State, The Guardian Nigeria reports.  The NPA Managing Director, Ms. Hadiza Bala Usman, said that they already placed an advert for the dredging contract, adding that the survey operations on the port channel are set to […]

  • 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 […]

  • 18 January 2018
    Business & Finance

     Jan De Nul Group today released this video about the company’s major land reclamation project in Nigeria. In 2015, JDN started this land reclamation project for the Dangote Group. The African company wanted to build its own oil refinery and fertilizer plant in Lekki, 60 kilometers east of Lagos. For the project, JDN brought in […]

  • 28 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode, on Tuesday expressed excitement on the ruling of the Appeal Court which authorizes the state to control inland waterways and dredging activities in the region. Previous judgment of the Federal High Court empowered the Nigerian Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA) to regulate transportation and sand dredging in the State. The Appellate […]

  • 11 December 2012

    Konecranes has successfully delivered ten Konecranes Rubber Tired Gantry (RTG) cranes to Ports and Cargo Handling Services (PCHS) Ltd. in Lagos, Nigeria. PCHS, the port operations arm of the Nigerian Sifax Group, is a major player in port operations and related services in West Africa. The RTGs were ordered at the end of last year […]

  • 24 October 2011

    HE Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem, Chairman, DP World, hosted Nigerian Minister of Transport, HE Senator Idris Umar, on a tour of DP World’s flagship Jebel Ali port. The two sides discussed areas of possible mutual cooperation, especially in the trade and the ports sectors during a visit by the Nigerian Minister and his accompanying delegation […]