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  • 31 May 2012

    The Philippine Ports Authority is undertaking engineering projects worth P86 million to improve its various terminal management offices in Negros Occidental. According to The Philippine Information Agency, the renovation of Bacolod Terminal Office costs P58.58 million. Fetsy Diamante, the PPA Resource Division Manager said: “This includes a P16.9 million renovation of an old building to […]

  • 13 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Iloilo City government will no longer allow the extension of the Iloilo River Esplanade project towards the mouth of the river, reports the Philippine News Agency (PNA). The announcement was made by Mayor Jose Espinosa III at the meeting of the Iloilo Batiano River Development Council (IBRDC), held at the city hall last Friday. […]

  • 22 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Philippine News Agency (PNA) said in their latest announcement that the Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) will be accelerating the implementation infrastructure projects in ports nationwide, following a robust growth in revenues for the first quarter of the year. The strong financial performance will enable the agency to further improve ports which are heavily congested with […]

  • 10 September 2013

    The Las Piñas-Parañaque Critical Habitat and Ecotourism Area (LPPCHEA) is facing a threat from the planned P14-billion Manila Bay reclamation project. The only wetland in an urban setting, LPPCHEA was included in the list of Wetlands of International Importance as stated in the briefing notes of the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands. LPPCHEA located in Metro […]

  • 29 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    Ilonggo Senator Franklin Drilon has urged the Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) to act on the business tycoon Enrique Razon Jr.’s $166 million proposal to develop two Iloilo ports. At a recent briefing attended by Ilonggo political leaders and business groups, Mr. Christian Gonzalez, International Container Terminal Services’s Global Corporate Head, revealed that the Razon-led ICTSI […]

  • 27 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    ASL Shipyard Launches Dredger “Cassiopeia V” (Singapore) On Monday the 7th of October 2013, the cutter suction dredger Cassiopeia V, was successfully launched by ASL Shipyard in Singapore for Penta-Ocean Construction Co. Ltd from Japan. VOSTA LMG is responsible for delivery of the engineering and the dredging equipment.   VIDEO: Panama Canal Expansion Program Update […]

  • 11 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    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), and four social/tourism ports under its maritime sector in the last two years. In 2016 alone, 68 projects amounting to $59.2 million were completed, which include port […]

  • 23 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Philippines and the Netherlands yesterday signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) about the cooperation of the two countries on the sustainable development and management of the Manila Bay area. Under the MOU, the two governments will work together towards the formulation of the Manila Bay Sustainable Development Master Plan (MBSDMP), which aims to provide […]

  • 23 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Philippines Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB) has urged local officials in Tuguegarao City, Cagayan Province, to dredge the heavily silted Cagayan River to avoid further erosions after the result of the geo-hazard mapping conducted recently. Felicitas Piligan, senior geologist, said that MGB has already alerted the concerned Local Government Units (LGUs) regarding the result of […]

  • 12 October 2012

    The Department of Transportation and Communications (DOTC) has lined up more development projects in the country in addition to a number of projects that it has earlier announced. The latest listing includes the Caminawit Port development project in San Jose, Occidental Mindoro and the construction of buildings for the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) at the […]

  • 6 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) last week cleared illegal structures along a major waterway in Manila, making space for the flood control personnel to dredge the waterway. According to the Philippine News Agency, Personnel of the MMDA Flood Control and Sewerage Management Office (FCSMO) demolished a portion of a residence and concrete pavement of the […]

  • 16 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    In anticipation of heavy rainfall that could trigger flash floods in the low-lying villages of Solsona, Ilocos Norte, the local government unit (LGU) has initiated dredging of silted rivers and creeks, reports the Philippine News Agency (PNA). On Friday, some LGU personnel who know how to operate a backhoe, worked with Mayor Alexander Calucag’s supervision […]

  • 18 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Ackermans & van Haaren: Good Start in 2014 for DEME Ackermans & van Haaren, a diversified group active in 5 key segments: Marine Engineering & Infrastructure, Private Banking, Real Estate, Leisure & Senior Care, Energy & Resources and Development Capital, has announced its interim financial report for the first quarter of 2014.   The Bahamas: […]

  • 23 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Netherlands: Boskalis Expands Partnership with Infor Infor, a leading provider of business application software serving more than 70,000 customers, today announced that Boskalis, a leading service provider of all-round dredging and maritime solutions, will implement the Infor 10x version of Infor LN, which includes Infor ION, Infor Ming.le and Infor Business Intelligence (BI).   […]

  • 4 June 2014

    Philippines Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has commenced dredging projects along the coastal areas of Bataan and Orani. Governor Abet Garcia said that he expects dredging to minimize the flooding from the last rainy season, Manila Bulletin informs. Garcia earlier sought funds for dredging and desiltation from President Aquino and DPWH secretary Rogelio […]

  • 9 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A flood control project in Manila, which consists of dredging and drainage repairs in commercial and residential areas including Quiapo and Binondo, has officially commenced. Following a bidding conducted in December last year, the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) awarded this contract to J.D. Legaspi Construction. According to philstar.com, the company will design, build, rehabilitate, and upgrade […]

  • 31 January 2012

    International diversified resources company, Astra Resources Plc, has received a favourable report from the Cagayan River Construction & Development Corporation (CRCDC) on its Philippine iron sands project. The report, commissioned by the CRCDC who is Astra’s Joint Venture partner for the project, identifies the iron ore potential of the immediate surroundings of the CRCDC dredging […]

  • 23 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Considering the importance of local waterways, Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Rogelio L. Singson issued Department Order No. 139, Series of 2014 setting the guidelines on all river dredging activities for flood-control projects and quarrying purposes. “We have to implement our flood-control projects in a way that we can achieve positive impact and […]

  • 20 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Chief Supt. Danilo Constantino, the regional director of the Philippine National Police (PNP) in Region 7, has cautioned police personnel against the use of unnecessary force while keeping the peace at the controversial “black sand mining” issue in Tanjay City. In a telephone interview, Chief Supt. Constantino admitted that he is not quite familiar with […]

  • 18 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) announced that the Port of Zamboanga dredging project is scheduled to begin by the second quarter of this year. This dredging project will cover the expanded portion of the port which has a length of 170 meters and the project has already been awarded to a contractor who won the bidding. […]

  • 7 July 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Royal HaskoningDHV has presented a Coastal Protection Strategy for reducing flood risks for the City of Tacloban and the Municipality of Palo in the Philippines. The Coastal Protection Strategy is the result of successful 9-month cooperation between the Netherlands Enterprise Agency (RVO), their counterpart, the Philippine Reclamation Authority (PRA) and a multi-disciplinary team with other […]

  • 5 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Government of Philippines’ Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) today officially started the Manila Bay dredging operations – from the Manila Yacht Club breakwater to the United States Embassy in Manila. Under the project, approximately 225,000m³ of silt is set to be removed from the mentioned areas, the Philippine News Agency (PNA) reported today. […]

  • 10 June 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (June 4-10, 2018).   Ionada Scrubbing System Onboard Hopper Dredger Lelystad Ionada BV has announced the signing of a Pilot Agreement with Van Oord to conduct trials of Ionada’s Semi-Dry Scrubbing technology onboard the hopper dredger Lelystad.   Merko Ehitus […]

  • 19 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Metro Manila Council (MMC), composed of Metro Manila Mayors, announced that the operation of ferry service along the Pasig River will start on April 28. The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority chairman Francis Tolentino said the on-going rehabilitation involved the dredging of the low portions of river and the repainting of the pontoons. Given only […]

  • 6 July 2018
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Last week, Royal IHC delivered a brand new IHC Beaver 50 cutter suction dredger with a workboat DMC1200 to PrimeBMD Philippines. According to PrimeBMD, the new Beaver is equipped with anchor booms and spud carriage. PrimeBMD, a new player in South East Asian dredge market, recently won a contract by ICTSI for maintenance dredging of […]

  • 3 October 2012

    According to architect and urban planner Felino Palafox Jr, the only solution to Metro Manila’s perennial flood problem is land reclamation. During the Dredging and Land Reclamation 2012 Conference, Palafox made the suggestion: “The reclaiming a big portion of Manila Bay could reduce Metro Manila’s vulnerability to flooding even during heavy rains and high tides. […]