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  • 27 January 2010

    The first phase of a multi-billion dollar plan to build a new port in Doha will be up and running by November 2014, a senior project official has announced… [mappress] Source:arabiansupplychain,January 27,2010;

  • 17 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Doha Port Dredging Project is officially underway, the Qatar Government’s Ministry of Transport and Communications (MOTC) said in their latest release.   Through this project, MOTC aims to boost Doha Port’s capacity to be able to accommodate the largest cruise ships in the future, helping to position the city among world’s top cruise ship tourism destinations. […]

  • 14 March 2012

      As Arabian Business reports, Qatar is set to award a second contract worth US$1.2bn to start dredging work on the new port in Doha. The Steering Committee of the New Doha Port Project is set to ink the dredging contract for the main channel after it had awarded its bid to Middle East Dredging […]

  • 24 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    DEME’s subsidiary MEDCO (Middle East Dredging Company) has been awarded a contract for the Old Doha Port Redevelopment project in Qatar.   In Singapore, DIAP (Dredging International Asia Pacific Pte Ltd) also secured a contract for the Ayer Merbau Reclamation Phase 2 project, DEME said in its latest release. The total value of these contracts […]

  • 25 June 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Qatar’s Ministry of Transportation and Communication (MOTC) has completed the dredging works at Doha Port as part of its redevelopment project. The Doha Port dredging and expansion project was awarded to a consortium that includes the Middle East Dredging Co. (MEDCO). According to MOTC, up to 3.5 million m³ of material in the approach channel […]

  • 25 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    On June 27, with the joint effort of all the employees of the Qatar Doha New Port Project Department, Node C was completed on schedule, which laid a solid foundation for the completion on schedule of the whole project. Since its commencement, Doha New Port Project has experienced a lot of difficulties. All the people […]

  • 27 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    The construction work of the main quay structure of Qatar Doha New Port Project has achieved substantial progress on August 31. The quantity of wharf concrete blocks installed reached 17468, accounting for 50.13% of the total quantity, which was ahead of the project reference plan. This provides a powerful guarantee for the follow-up construction of […]

  • 25 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    On July 3, the number of prefabricated blocks of Qatar Doha New Port Project reached 20,000, accounting for 57.84% of the total number of prefabricated blocks, and 3773 blocks more than the output of the project reference plan for the same period. This provides powerful guarantee for the block installation and the follow-up construction of […]

  • 26 November 2012

    Trelleborg Marine Systems has been awarded the largest ever foam fender contract in terms of size and value. It is to supply France’s largest port, the Port of Marseille, with approximately 700 SeaGuard foam fenders and accessories, including chains and anchors, to equip 39 of the ports’ quays. Trelleborg will also supply UHMW-PE plastic pads, […]

  • 14 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    DEME: Sabetta Port Project (VIDEO) Arkhangelsk Branch of Rosmorport resumed the Sabetta Port dredging work in early August, as soon as the summer navigation period commenced.   Van Oord Completes Koper Dredging The Netherlands-based company Van Oord has completed the first phase of deepening operations at the Port of Koper increasing water depth of the port’s Container […]

  • 3 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    Following the success of its 3rd Marine and Coastal Engineering Summit that took place last year in Doha, IQPC is organizing the Port Development Week which will take place from 6-9 September 2015, again in Doha. This event will serve as an interactive platform for all project stakeholders and will feature high-level strategic discussions and share […]

  • 28 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The number of wharf concrete-blocks installed in Qatar Doha Newport Project reached 10 thousand, completing 28.92% of the total amount, ahead of the project reference plan. This shows that a phased achievement has been made in the construction of wharf major structure of the project, which provides a powerful guarantee for the follow-up construction of […]

  • 11 October 2011

    The Deputy Emir and Heir Apparent H H Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani laid the foundation stone of the multi-billion dollar New Doha Port… BY MOHAMMED SHOEB (thepeninsulaqatar) [mappress] Source: thepeninsulaqatar, October 11, 2011;

  • 3 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Following the success of IQPC’s 3rd Marine and Coastal Engineering Summit that took place last year in Doha, they are now organizing the Port Development Week which will take place from 6-9 September 2015, again in Doha. This event will serve as an interactive platform for all project stakeholders and will feature high-level strategic discussions and […]

  • 2 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Following the success of its 3rd Marine and Coastal Engineering Summit that took place last year in Doha, IQPC is organizing the Port Development Week which will take place from 6-9 September 2015, again in Doha. This event will serve as an interactive platform for all project stakeholders and will feature high-level strategic discussions and share […]

  • 5 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Hyundai Engineering & Construction Co., Ltd and Boskalis-Middle East recently won a multi-million dredging contract for the New Port Project (NPP) project in Doha, Qatar. The contract, awarded by the NPP steering committee in August, includes quay walls, channel dredging works, and construction of 4km long breakwater at the Economic Zone 3(QEZ3). According to Abdul Aziz Mohammed al-Nuaimi, Chairman of the […]

  • 19 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    The port development sector in the Middle East is witnessing considerable growth and mega projects across the region have been gaining increasing attention as to how these projects will be delivered. Moreover, it has been estimated that the Gulf countries are allocating $36 billion to further develop their port infrastructure to handle bigger capacity and […]

  • 7 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    Hamad Port in Qatar, one of the largest ports in the Middle East, was officially inaugurated earlier this week under the auspices of Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani. MEDCO (Middle East Dredging Company), DEME’s subsidiary in Qatar, carried out dredging and land reclamation works for the new port, being one of the biggest […]

  • 21 September 2014
    Business & Finance

    Water Enters New Suez Canal Suez Canal Authority Chairman Mohab Mamish announced yesterday that water has entered the New Suez Canal waterway from the northern and southern entrances of the Canal. He added that this is a historical moment for the country. Read More   VIDEO: Dredging for Eko Atlantic City Off the coast of […]

  • 3 November 2011

    Up to now, the Doha New Port Project Department has fulfilled over one million hours of safety working. The Project Department has also made remarkable achievements in HSE management and is fully affirmed by the Employer and the Consulting Engineer. It has received One Million Working Hours Zero-Accident Certificate issued by the Employer. Since construction […]

  • 22 December 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (December 17 – 23, 2018).   Doha Port Dredging Kicks Off The Doha Port Dredging Project is officially underway, the Qatar Government’s Ministry of Transport and Communications (MOTC) said in their latest release.   Mercator Bags Paradip Port Dredging Contract Mercator Limited, […]

  • 29 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    3 Dead, 2 Missing after Dredger Sinks (China) Three people died and two are still missing after a dredger sank off the coast of south China’s Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region on Wednesday night, local authorities said Thursday.   Qatar: Doha Newport Project Moves Ahead The number of wharf concrete-blocks installed in Qatar Doha Newport Project […]

  • 27 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Located about 120km north of Doha, Al Ruwais Port is designed to accommodate dhows, coastal trading vessels and a roll-on/roll-off passenger/car ferry, centring on general cargo, fruit and vegetables, livestock and building materials. It may not be the largest port development underway in the region, but it’s no less important to the local economy. [mappress] […]

  • 11 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders, Technology

    Two state-of-the-art Hitachi Large Excavators EX-1900-6 BH will arrive in Qatar next month to take part in the New Doha Port Project. The new port will be located to the north of Mesaieed, and will cover 20 square kilometers.  Hitachi Construction Machinery Middle East Corporation FZE dealer for Qatar, Arabian Supply Center (ASC) recently sold […]

  • 24 January 2011

    CHEC won the bid for the Port Foundation and Breakwater Construction Project of Doha New Port of Qatar, on January 11. The value of the contract is around USD 880 million, with a construction duration of four and half years. The project mainly includes container wharf, general cargo wharf, naval forces wharf, breakwater, etc. As […]

  • 20 April 2012

    By April 8, the Qatar Doha New Port Project had achieved more than 3,000,000 safety working hours. Since the commencement of this project, the China Harbour Project Department has attached great importance to the HSE work, and constantly improved HSE management standards and adopted concepts of some world-class American and European companies, which has been […]