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  • 3 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    MP Steve Barclay has called on the Environment Agency to increase its dredging of the Old Bedford River and demonstrate that the lessons of the Somerset floods are being applied in the Fens. “At present the Environment Agency are dredging some parts of the Old Bedford River but not all the areas recommended by local […]

  • 28 September 2012

    Government Marine Board recommends to approve the project of the Sea Port Infrastructure of Russia Development Strategy till 2030, developed by the FSUE “Rosmorport”, and to ratify it in accordance with established procedure. This decission was taken at the Government Marine Board meeting headed by the Deputy Prime-Minister D.Rogozin on September, 28 in Vladivostok. According […]

  • 5 July 2012

    Science and Technology Minister Plodprasop Suraswadi has assured that Bangkok and key economic zones will not be flooded this year. Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra today presided over the meeting of Water Resources Management and Flood Control Committee, with Mr Plodprasop and other flood-related agencies in attendance. During the meeting, Ms Yingluck instructed the Hydrographic Department […]

  • 15 June 2012

    The Minister of Natural Resources and Environment held discussions with relevant authorities to accelerate the dredging of canals and tributaries in the Chao Phraya River basin in the national attempt at flood prevention. Natural Resources and Environment Minister Preecha Rengsomboonsuk today presided over a meeting to discuss the dredging of waterways in the upstream, midstream […]

  • 13 June 2012

    On her tour to inspect flood prevention progress, Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra listened to progress and problems from the governors of six provinces in the middle stream of the floodway. Ms Yingluck held a teleconference with governors of those provinces located in the upper part of the central region to talk about their flood prevention […]

  • 24 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Rodney Weston, Member of Parliament for Saint John, on behalf of the Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, announced yesterday an investment to improve safety and working conditions for fishermen at Five Fathom Hole harbor in New Brunswick.  The project involves the installation of new floating wharves which will provide additional berthing capacity for harbor […]

  • 6 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Shipping Minister Shajahan Khan yesterday inaugurated the dredging works for improving the navigability of river route from Mongla to Pakshi via Chandpur-Mawa-Goalanda, local media reports. The project aims at boosting navigability of the waterway for facilitating shipment of heavy equipment and goods at Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant. Under the project, to be conducted by the […]

  • 10 February 2012

    February 2, 2012 witnessed the completion ceremony of Phase II Expansion Project of Lebanese Tripoli Port. The ceremony was attended by Mikati as the Prime Minister of Lebanon, Wu Zexian as Chinese Ambassador to Lebanon, Ge Hua as commercial counselor, and Li Guowei as General Manager of the UAE Regional Company of CHEC, etc. On […]

  • 24 January 2012

    According to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Counselor to the Prime Minister of Kenya’s infrastructure development Sylvester Kasuke ihas informed about that during a meeting with Ukrainian Ambassador to Kenya and Tanzania Vladimir Butyagov. S. Kasuke has also reported that currently design works and cost estimating work on reconstruction of the port of Lamu are […]

  • 24 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Construction, Transport and Infrastructure, Zorana Mihajlovic, and DP World Chairman and CEO, Sultan Ahmed bin Sulayem, yesterday signed a Memorandum of Understanding and Cooperation on the river ports development projects. During a press conference, held at the Press Council of the Government of Serbia, Mihajlovic said that after 40 […]

  • 12 June 2013

    The Belize Natural History Centre at Chaa Creek has applauded a recent government decision to deny approval for a large cruise ship project in an environmentally sensitive area of Southern Belize, according to the Centre’s assistant manager Brion Young. Mr Young said that the decision sends a clear message that Belize is serious about protecting […]

  • 26 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    China Harbour Engineering Company (CHEC) has won the contract to build a new port in Ashdod. This new port, worth $930 million, will be built about 1km north of the current Ashdod Port, consisting of a 1,000m pier and 2,80m breakwater. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, made the following remarks at the signing ceremony for the new […]

  • 7 May 2012

    Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra has stressed that all water management projects should be completed before the end of August in order to prepare the country for a possible runoff during the rainy season. Also in her statement, the Prime Minister said she was hoping to attract foreign investors to invest in Thailand’s water resources management […]

  • 6 May 2013

    An amphibian dredger from Finland was officially inaugurated on Saturday at Silsako Beel wetland by Ajanta Neog, the Guwahati Development Department (GDD) Minister. The officials from the Guwahati Metropolitan Development Authority (GMDA) are hoping that this machine could help reduce urban flooding in the Guwahati area during the coming monsoon season, reports indiatimes.com. Regrading this […]

  • 4 June 2012

    The Telegraph India reports that an Indian delegation has renewed the demand of dredging of some Bangladesh rivers. The delegation, led by Meghalaya chief minister Mukul Sangma, placed this demand on Wednesday during the Indo-Bangladesh joint trade exchange conference in Dhaka. During the meeting with Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, Assam’s PHE minister Gautam Roy raised […]

  • 4 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    Thailand Government’s units have prepared guidelines for the management of public water sources in a public-private collaborative scheme, according to the National News Bureau of Thailand (NNT). Power will be transferred to local administrative organizations to tackle drought in each area. Permanent Secretary for the Prime Minister’s Office, Chirachai Munthongroi, said that he had discussed […]

  • 25 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    International Container Terminal Services, Inc. (ICTSI) recently drew up plans to expand its Croatian subsidiary – Adriatic Gate Container Terminal (AGCT) – including a two-phase dredging scheme of 130 meters of quay over its Berths 1 and 2 at the Port of Rijeka. Once completed, AGCT will be the first terminal in the northern Adriatic […]

  • 8 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    APM Terminals Poti and Poti New Terminals Consortium have submitted a conceptual design for the first stage construction permit of Poti port expansion to the Ministry of Economy and Sustainable Development of Georgia. The designs include construction, development and operation of a new breakwater, 700 meters of quay wall for dry bulk, containerized and general […]

  • 13 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    Minister Schultz van Haegen of Infrastructure and the Environment accompanied Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina of Bangladesh on a tour of the Delta Works and the Maasvlakte II project last week. The two officials also discussed a declaration of intent aimed at assisting Bangladesh in its port development in the eastern part of the country. Sheikh […]

  • 3 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Tidal Lagoon Swansea Bay Plc (TLSB) has named China Harbor Engineering Company Ltd (CHEC) as its preferred bidder for a marine works package that will include the construction of the six mile lagoon wall in Swansea Bay. Further to the work program on the Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon, CHEC will sign a Memorandum of Understanding […]

  • 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 […]

  • 24 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    J.E. McAmis and subcontractor Herve Cody are hard at work finishing the C-38 Project on the Kissimmee River in Florida. This project was designed to help restore natural flows to the Kissimmee River Basin. In all, J.E. McAmis moved 10 million cubic yards of material on this project. Subcontractor, Herve Cody is putting the finishing […]

  • 24 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Bangladeshi State Minister for Shipping, Khalid Mahmud Chowdhury, inaugurated the 155-km-long  Bhogai-Kangsha river route dredging works in Netrokona yesterday, local media reports.  “The government has decided to restore the country’s river routes through dredging works. We have a mega-plan to restore 10,000 km waterways in the country,” Minister Chowdhury said at the event. Five companies, including […]

  • 31 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Prime Minister of Tuvalu, Enele Sosene Sopoaga, along with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) yesterday officially launched the Tuvalu Coastal Adaptation Project (TCAP) marking the start of an ambitious, large-scale push to protect the Pacific island nation from climate change.  The Tuvalu Coastal Adaptation Project, set to run for seven years, is financed […]

  • 1 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    DP World has just released a timelapse video of its Jebel Ali Container Terminal 3 (T3), from the construction to the operational phase. The terminal, one of the largest semi-automated facilities in the world, is equipped with 19 highly automated quay cranes alongside the 1862 meter quay with a draft of 17 meters. Additionally 50 automated rail […]

  • 26 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Department of Natural Resources & Environmental Control (DNREC) will hold a public meeting on December 2 at the Carlisle Fire Company in Milford, DE to hear the results of a new engineering evaluation studying drainage issues along Delaware’s central Bayshore area. The meeting will be hosted by DNREC’s Division of Watershed Stewardship, Drainage Section, and […]