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  • 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 […]

  • 6 January 2020
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    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, off the coast of Nigeria. According to the international maritime security consultancy Dryad Global, during the attack, a firefight occurred between the embarked security personnel on the TSHD and the […]

  • 11 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB) approved a combined US $256 million for the financing of investments in Nigeria and Ethiopia as well as a multinational projects preparation facility. The approvals comprise a US $150-million senior loan to Lekki Port LFTZ Enterprise for the construction of a Greenfield seaport in […]

  • 18 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Channelization work has conmmenced on the Asa River in Ilorin, the Kwara State capital, North Central Nigeria to boost transportation system and check flooding. A Nigerian government official says dredging of the river will go a long way in preventing loss of lives and property witnessed in the past, as a result of flooding. The […]

  • 3 April 2012

    First Marine and Engineering Company was fired yesterday from the Federal Government dredging project in Ebeberegbene community in Burutu Local Government Area of Delta State. The dredging contract of a canal to link Bulou-Ndoro community was awarded to this company by the Federal Ministry of Niger Delta Affairs, according to AllAfrica. However the company allegedly […]

  • 12 August 2009

    The Federal Government has at last awarded a three-year contract for the dredging of the lower River Niger project at a cost of N33 billion… More: The Sun News

  • 26 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Lake Chad Basin Commission has completed the 42 kilometer dredging of the Hadejia River in efforts to boost the utilization of the water resources, New Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports. Alhaji Bale Bura, the country coordinator of the commission, said that the dredging of the river was executed in Guri Local Government Area of […]

  • 17 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Two local contractors in Delta State, Nigeria, recently took delivery of 10-inch Wolverine Class Dredges, designed and manufactured by DSC Dredge at its Greenbush, Michigan, facility. As the political capital of Delta State, Asaba is a rapidly expanding city along the banks of the Niger River Delta. There is a growing demand for infrastructure improvement […]

  • 7 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Lagos State Government last Thursday announced that work is progressing steadily on the construction of nine jetties with shelter and shoreline protection and channelization of four new ferry routes as part of efforts to boost water transportation in line with the multi-modal transport policy across the State. Speaking at the annual Ministerial Press Briefing […]

  • 26 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Kwara State House of Assembly has called on members of the National Assembly from the state to push for the River Niger dredging project, the Abuja based Daily Trust informs. This action is part of the resolutions of the House, following a motion moved by a member representing Patigi Constituency, Ahmed AbdulKadir. The deputy […]

  • 22 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    A consortium comprised of APM Terminals, Bollore Africa Logistics and Bouygues has been named the preferred bidder to manage a second container terminal at the Port of Abidjan. Plans for the new facility (TC2), call for an investment of 300 billion Central African Francs ($590 million USD) over the 21-year concession term. With a depth […]

  • 27 February 2012

    The adhoc committee set up by the Lagos State House of Assembly to probe and evaluate illegal dredging and reclamation of land on Lagos… By Oziegbe Okoeki (thenationonlineng) [mappress] Source: thenationonlineng, February 27, 2012; Image: pexgol

  • 8 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Eko Atlantic city, the most impressive urban development project in Nigeria, will change the face of Africa and transform the Lagos State into a megacity. The latest video showcases impressive 8.5-kilometer-long Great Wall of Lagos, one of the most important structures of the Eko Atlantic city project. The main construction works on this giant sea/revetment […]

  • 23 March 2012

    The Nation reports that members of the House of Representatives and concessionaires have accused the Nigeria Ports Authority (NPA) of undermining investments at various ports across the country. Members of the House of Representatives and concessionaires also flayed the NPA for its failure to commence the dredging of Calabar Port in line with the concession […]

  • 10 August 2012

    The sub-concession has been signed for the container terminal, Lekki International Container Terminal Services (LICTS), at the Tolaram [email protected] ICTSI was granted the concession to develop and operate the container terminal on an exclusive basis for a 21-year period. Tolaram [email protected] is promoted by Tolaram Group in partnership with the Nigerian Port Authority and the […]

  • 27 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    DMC has signed Xbloc license agreement with China Harbour Engineering Company for placement of Xblocs at the Lekki Port project in Nigeria. Xblocs of 2, 3, and 5m³ will be placed along the port’s 2.2 kilometer-long breakwater. Lekki Port will be a multi-purpose, deep sea port at the heart of the Lagos Free Trade Zone. […]

  • 29 January 2012

    The Nigerian Ports Authority has commenced massive dredging of all navigational channels throughout the country in order to accommodate…     By Francis Ugwoke (thisdaylive) [mappress] Source: thisdaylive, January 29, 2012;

  • 29 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    Normrock, a Terrebonne, Quebec based company, said in its latest announcement that their Amphibex will soon be in Nigeria to reduce the heavy accumulation of sand in the Niger River, which would lead to flooding. According to the company, these issues cause a blockage of waterways, preventing the development of import and export. The solution to […]

  • 12 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dragflow, an Italian company specialized in solid pumping solutions, has supplied a new dredger that will be used for sand mining operations in Nigeria. The full equipment includes an Hydraulic Pump (HY400) with 2 Excavators (EXHY35). This dredger is one of the new series, with the operator cabin completely redesigned to be more comfortable with a […]

  • 7 February 2011

    The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has prepared ground for the reception of a Maersk Line vessel of 11.5 metres draught coming in this week… By Bayo Akomolafe (compassnewspaper) [mappress] Source: compassnewspaper, February 7, 2011;

  • 4 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    NEWS IN PHOTOS: Yachts Damaged by Dredger At least ten yachts moored outside Medway Yacht Club were struck and badly damaged yesterday by what is believed to be a dredger in the fog.    Officials to Sign Savannah Harbor Deepening PPA Deepening the Savannah harbor is one step closer, with officials from the Corps of Engineers […]

  • 9 March 2012

    Operators of Calabar port, Cross River State, have prompted the Federal Government to immediately initiate dredging of the port, remove all the critical wrecks on the waterways thus enable accommodation of bigger vessels, Thisdaylive reports. The operators, Ecomarine Terminals Limited, Shoreline Logistics Nigeria Limited and Integrated Logistics Services Limited (INTELS) who are also the concessionaires […]

  • 5 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    Godwin Obaseki, the Edo State Governor, yesterday signed an agreement with the Vice President of China Harbor Engineering Company (CHEC), Li Yi, for the development of the Benin River Port in Gelegele area of Nigeria. During the yesterday’s ceremony at the Nigerian Embassy in Beijing, China, the parties also inked the final investment arrangement to […]

  • 6 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Nigerian Senate will look into the alleged improprieties of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) related to the spending of $3 billion for the dredging of the Calabar, Lagos and Bonny channels 11 years ago. Managing Director of NPA, Ms Hadiza Bala-Usman, has welcomed the decision of the Senate to look into the activities of the Joint Venture Enterprises […]

  • 24 January 2012

    The Lagos State Government has appointed Drainage Maintenance Officers (DMO) in all local governments to ensure maintenance, clearing …   By Kazeem Ugbodaga (pmnewsnigeria) [mappress] Source: pmnewsnigeria, January 24, 2012;

  • 14 July 2011

    Residents of Osogbo, Osun State capital last Monday poured encomium on the state governor, Mr Rauf Aregbesola for deeming it fit to commence… (osundefender) [mappress] Source: osundefender, July 14, 2011;