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  • 29 September 2011

    A Belgian firm is seeking P4 billion in damages from the Philippine government after suing it for scrapping the P18.7-billion Laguna Lake…   By MARVYN N. BENANING (mb) [mappress] Source: mb, September 29, 2011;

  • 11 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Port Development and Expansion Asia 2013 conference will take place from 3rd to 4th December, 2013, in Tanjong Priok, Jakarta, Indonesia. Day 1 will be primarily Indonesia-focused and will feature talks Indonesia’s foremost port operators, regulators and experts. Day 2 will look at the Asian region and provide detailed information on port development and […]

  • 28 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Port Development and Expansion Asia 2013 conference will take place from 3rd to 4th December, 2013, in Tanjong Priok, Jakarta, Indonesia. Day 1 will be primarily Indonesia-focused and will feature talks Indonesia’s foremost port operators, regulators and experts. Day 2 will look at the Asian region and provide detailed information on port development and […]

  • 7 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Port Development and Expansion Asia 2013 conference will take place from 3rd to 4th December, 2013, in Tanjong Priok, Jakarta, Indonesia. Day 1 will be primarily Indonesia-focused and will feature talks Indonesia’s foremost port operators, regulators and experts. Day 2 will look at the Asian region and provide detailed information on port development and […]

  • 30 March 2011

    The state-run Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) has recently announced a plan to engage the services of a consultancy firm to conduct… (bairdmaritime) [mappress] Source: bairdmaritime, March 30, 2011

  • 8 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    Construction works on a flood-control project in Datu Salibo town in Maguindanao, which were halted due to security issues, have resumed over the weekend. According to Lt. Col. Warlito Limet, commander of the 2nd Mechanized Infantry Battalion, the construction site has been cleared of improvised bomb left by elements of Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (BIFF) […]

  • 9 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    As one of the world’s most densely populated capitals, Manila struggles with insufficient transport infrastructure. This can slow down economic growth and hinder economic potential. A large-scale transport plan for Manila Bay will help solve the problem by interconnecting air- and seaport facilities. With a GDP growth of 7% per year, the Philippines is among […]

  • 3 February 2012

    The Philippines Ports Authority (PPA) has issued separate notices of award for P268.42-million worth of port development projects…   (bworldonline) [mappress] Source: bworldonline, February 3, 2012;

  • 14 November 2011

    The Office of the Solicitor General has picked US law firm White & Case to represent the Philippines in arbitration with a Belgian dredger…   By Jarius Bondoc (philstar) [mappress] Source: philstar, November 14, 2011;

  • 4 November 2010

    The Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) is drawing up a plan to expand Manila’s harbor area, saying this will include reclaiming 200 hectares… (bworldonline) [mappress] Source: bworldonline, November 5, 2010;

  • 16 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    After completion of a cleanup program in the Matampay River, the Watermaster dredgers are now working on the shallow parts of the Rio Grande de Mindanao River, the second largest river in the Philippines. During the early years, water hyacinths flowed and accumulated into the deeper section of the river, causing heavy flooding and affecting […]

  • 19 April 2011

    Discussions on how to save Laguna de Bay from deteriorating into a dead lake will be focus of the 2nd National Congress on Philippine… By MARVYN M. BENANING (mb) [mappress] Source: mb, April 19, 2011  

  • 2 May 2011

    A Visayan lawmaker has pushed for an increase in the authorized capital of the Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) from P5 billion to P50 billi… By CHARISSA M. LUCI (mb) [mappress] Source: mb, May 2, 2011;

  • 1 July 2011

    The Philippines is turning off investors by trying to scrap or revise the terms of contracts for projects such a Roll-on Roll-off (RORO) … By Coco Alcuaz and Warren de Guzman (abs-cbnnews) [mappress] Source: abs-cbnnews, July 1, 2011;

  • 31 May 2012

    Winfred G. Elizalde, the Philippine Ports Authority Manager said: „The development of the Iloilo river wharf will support the growing shipping, trucking, and all other industries that co-exist with shipping.“ From dredging to driving of piles and steel sheets in order to contain the area from erosion, construction of passengers’ terminal forms part of the […]

  • 8 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Four large international cruise ships are set to arrive this summer at the Puerto Princesa City, the City Tourism Department recently reported. Tourism officer Rebecca Labit said the cruise ships would arrive every week in March until the first week of April with over 2,000 passengers. One of the luxury liners will be the Royal […]

  • 7 January 2010
    Project & Tenders

    Tuguegarao City — In an effort to further boost the business and tourism industry in this northern tip of Luzon, the municipality of Aparri, Cagayan is firm in its goal to complete the rehabilitation of its seaport until 2015. [mappress] Source: Philippine Information Agency, January 6, 2010;

  • 23 November 2009

    THE Philippine Ports Authority has signed with Metro Pacific Investments Corp. and its partner Harbour Centre Port Terminal Inc. a $308 million, 25-year contract to modernize the Manila North Harbor… Source: Manilla Standard, November 20, 2009;

  • 29 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Chinese side is gravely concerned about the statement of the 26th ASEAN Summit on the South China Sea issue, said Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Hong Lei yesterday. Commenting the 26th ASEAN Summit Chairman’s Statement which expresses serious concerns on the land reclamation being undertaken in the South China Sea, he said: “China holds a clear and long-standing stance on […]

  • 8 March 2010
    Equipment, Technology

    Dredging Supply Co. Inc. (DSCI) will be offering a special lease agreement option for its equipment to Philippine mining companies, especially small-scale operators, giving them the opportunity to significantly cut capital requirement… [mappress] Source: Business Mirror, March 9, 2010

  • 29 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    VIDEO: Brisbane Land Reclamation Program Moves Ahead (Australia) Charles Darwin, a Trailing Suction Hopper Dredger (TSHD), used for dredging loose material such as sand, clay or gravel, recently arrived to Brisbane.   Ukraine: ASU Introduces Strategy for Development of Seaports Water Areas The Administration of Seaports of Ukraine (ASU) is drafting measures for technical upgrade […]

  • 22 March 2010

    GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews/21 March) – The Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) has earmarked an additional P75 million for the proposed expansion and upgrading of the terminal port in Glan town in Sarangani province within the next two years.Engr. Francisco Belimac Jr., PPA district manager… [mappress] Source:mindanews,March 22,2010;

  • 12 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    International Container Terminal Services, Inc. (ICTSI) has submitted a proposal to the Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) to develop two ports in Iloilo – the Iloilo Port Complex and the Port of Dumangas, an investment estimated to cost over $94 million. In line with the future development needs of Iloilo and the Visayas, ICTSI submitted a […]

  • 4 June 2012

    The Philippine Star reports that President Aquino said that he would study a proposal from Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) secretary Rogelio Singson to create a body to manage all natural water resources in the Philippines. “I have always believed that my job as Chief Executive requires the efficient allocation of resources. After […]

  • 16 May 2012

    The local government of Iloilo City, together with the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR), shall spearhead the 1st Philippine International River Summit on May 30 to June 1. In a press conference last Monday, Iloilo City Mayor Jed Patrick Mabilog said the project is beyond mere river clean-up; it is an initiative towards […]

  • 15 July 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (July 9-15, 2018).   The Philippines: DOTr Wraps Up 129 Port Projects The Philippine News Agency (PNA) said in their latest announcement that the Government’s Department of Transportation (DOTr) has completed 129 commercial port projects under the Philippine Ports Authority (PPA), […]