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  • 21 March 2014

    The Philippine Ports Authority has invited bidders to submit their offers for seaport development in Bohol, Marinduque, and Surigao del Norte, reports GMA Network. These projects include the construction of a passenger terminal building at the Port of Tagbilaran as well as the construction of a wharf, a Roro ramp, and a back-up area at […]

  • 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. […]

  • 29 November 2011

    Astra Resources PLC has signed an agreement with Cagayan River Construction & Development Corporation (CRCDC) on iron sands project in Philippines. The joint venture’s purpose is dredging, developing and managing the iron sands reserves in the Cagayan River Delta located in the Cagayan Valley Region and off-shore in the North Eastern part of Luzon in […]

  • 19 November 2012

    The Department of Agriculture will set aside P200 million to rehabilitate and upgrade the Iloilo Fish Port Complex (IFPC) and complete the construction of a breakwater to protect fishing vessels docking at the port. Agriculture Secretary Proceso J. Alcala made the commitment during a ceremonial groundbreaking of a P105-million breakwater at IFPC, Barangay Tanza, Iloilo […]

  • 4 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Department of Public Works and Highways, through the Cagayan Third District Engineering Office (DPWH-CTDEO), has completed the construction of flood control system along Pinacanuan River in Bagumbayan, the Philippines. District Engineer, Danilo U. Tabilas, said that they had allocated funding for the construction of a river control system for the section of the river […]

  • 16 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Philippines Department of Environment and Natural Resources, Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB), recently held a meeting to define guidelines for the dredging projects in three lahar-clogged river systems – Bucao, Maloma, and Sto. Tomas – in Zambales Province. Representatives from MGB, Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) and other local and national government agencies, […]

  • 25 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Philippines Government’s Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) started the dredging operations for the Tullahan-Tinajeros River System on Sunday. “Cleaning the Tullahan River will make Manila Bay easier [ease the efforts of the government and volunteers in reviving the beauty of Manila Bay],” said Environment Secretary, Roy Cimatu, at the Navotas Centennial Park […]

  • 28 December 2011

    The Philippine Ports Authority​ (PPA) has opened the bidding process for the P84.48-million dredging project of the Port of Zamboanga. The port authority is also seeking tenders for the expansion of the Port of Matnog in Sorsogon. The PPA said the Port of Zamboanga project involves dredging the berthing and maneuvering areas at the wharf, […]

  • 11 May 2012

    The local government unit of this coastal town assured Cagayanos and conservationists that the dredging of the mouth of the Cagayan River will not affect a species of alamang, the Philippine Information Agency reports. Mayor Ismael Tumaru said his government will not sacrifice one of Aparri’s sources of livelihood even as the river will be […]

  • 16 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    With the approaching rainy season, Governor Wilhelmino M. Sy-Alvarado urged concerned government agencies today to fast track the repair and rehabilitation of Bustos dam as well as the dredging of major rivers in Bulacan. Alvarado said that the Philippines’ Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has already started dredging the heavily silted river of the Labangan […]

  • 30 November 2012

    Attendees from Hong Kong, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Philippines and Thailand successfully completed an International Hydrographic Organization (IHO) capacity building workshop on Marine Spatial Data Infrastructure (MSDI), hosted by the Korea Hydrographic and Oceanographic Administration (KHOA). Fourteen students spent five days in the city of Incheon, Republic of Korea, learning theoretical concepts and SDI best […]

  • 30 July 2012

    The city government has earmarked a P13.5-million fund to start the dredging of the silted Chico River within this year, after the dredging task force comes out with the guidelines, according to the Philippine Information Agency. Mayor Ferdinand B. Tubban said that the city government has already organized the Chico River Dredging Task Force, a […]

  • 2 October 2012

    Last week, President Benigno S. Aquino was urged by the various groups to impose a 10-year moratorium on all reclamation projects slated to be done by the Philippine Reclamation Authority (PRA). They noted that the total coverage of the national reclamation plan slated for the next three years is 38, 272 hectares, mostly in the […]

  • 22 May 2012

    Stars have started using their celebrity to reach more and help mobilize people into action, according to malaya.com. Such is Ronnie Quizon, son of comedy king Dolphy. Ronnie, with Iloilo City’s Mayor Jed Patrick Mabilog, enjoins everyone, especially fellow showbiz denizens, to do their part and help clean the Iloilo River. Last year, the Iloilo River […]

  • 3 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Philippines’ Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) – Surigao del Sur 1st District Engineering Office (1st DEO) has constructed a Consuelo seawall, located in Brgy, Consuelo, Surigao del Sur and aimed to provide protection to the people and properties in these areas. The seawall which has a total length of 302.4 lineal meters […]

  • 9 December 2011
    Project & Tenders

    After the area of the Iloilo River was dredged and cleaned of debris and deteriorated see vessels, fishing fans are back again at the Muelle Loney stretch. As the Philippine Ports Authority pledged to clean the river from the Parola up to the bridge, around 14 sea vessels were moved from the river and a […]

  • 3 January 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) was recently awarded a contract for design and construction of the Pasay Reclamation Development Project in Manila Bay, Philippines. The project will be jointly developed by Boskalis and China Harbor Engineering Company Ltd (CHEC). The scheme has an estimated value of approximately $720 million (EUR 650 million) of which Boskalis’ […]

  • 7 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    Royal HaskoningDHV has been shortlisted for the Mersey Maritime Industry Awards in the Business of the Year, Rising Star and Global Reach categories. This success marks a year of significant growth for the company’s maritime business, with Royal HaskoningDHV’s Liverpool office being designated it’s ‘center of excellence’ for passenger and vehicle terminal designs. The company […]

  • 7 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    Dredging operations along the Sinocalan River and other tributaries continue in Sta. Barbara town, according to the Philippines News Agency. The main goal of these cleanup operations is to further control and manage flooding events. Mayor Carlito Zaplan, who began another term as local chief executive, said that though flooding was a perennial major problem […]

  • 6 December 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) has received the Provisional Letter of Acceptance for the Design and Construction contract for the Pasay Reclamation Development Project in Manila Bay, Philippines in cooperation with CHEC from China. The award was made by the publicly listed company SM Prime Holdings Inc. (SMPHI), one of the largest property developers in […]

  • 19 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Philippines’ Public Works and Highways Secretary, Mark A. Villar, has announced that the dredging operations are set to begin in Manila Bay, following the completion of data gathering activities of the DPWH-Bureau of Equipment. “Our Bureau of Equipment has conducted bathymetric or depth measurement survey, water quality test, and ocular inspection at Manila Bay […]

  • 8 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Philippine Fisheries Development Authority – Iloilo Fish Port Complex (PFDA-IFPC) has sought the endorsement of the Sangguniang Panlungsod (the Legislatures of City Governments) for a possible funding by the Department of Agriculture of two big projects. According to IFPC Manager, Engineer Elmer Figuracion, these development programs, worth around $2.6 million, include the extension of […]

  • 4 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

      The Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) posted higher net income in the first 10 months of 2013, enabling the agency to donate P20 million to Yolanda-ravaged areas. Latest data showed that net income reached P4.87 billion in the January-October 2013 period or about 58.2% higher compared to the P3.08 billion registered in the same period […]

  • 30 July 2013

    The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) is calling on bidders for its proposed P49.9-million project to dredge the Marikina River downstream of Rosario Weir in Pasig City, reports philstar.com. Marikina River is a river in eastern Metro Manila, Philippines. It is a tributary of Pasig River with headwaters located in the Sierra Madre Mountains in […]

  • 16 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Ilocos Sur provincial government and a Taiwanese mining firm have just signed an agreement for the immediate dredging of the narrow and silted Abra River which threatens low-lying areas in Metro Vigan, the Philippines. Raymund Sinay, Environment and Natural Resources Management Officer, said that a monitoring and assessment of the Environmental Management Bureau of […]

  • 21 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Philippines Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has completed a $1 million dredging project along Estero de Tripa de Gallina, considered the longest creek in Metro Manila and one of Manila Bay’s tributaries. In his report to DPWH Secretary Mark A. Villar, DPWH National Capital Region Director Ador G. Canlas said that desilting […]