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  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 10 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Today, we are bringing you part two of the video that documents the delivery and assembly of two Hitachi Construction Machinery EX-1900-6 BH Excavators to Qatar for the New Port Project. Watch on-site interviews with Hitachi Construction Machinery Middle East Corporation FZE Excavator Product Support Deputy General Manager Mr. Ramzi Tumallah, Gulf Earth Moving Project Manager […]

  • 8 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    This video, produced by Hitachi Ltd., documents the delivery and assembly of two Hitachi Construction Machinery EX-1900-6 BH Excavators to Qatar for the New Port Project. The large excavators, with operating weights of 191 tonnes, have bucket capacities of 12m³. Delivered with three buckets: two 5.8m³ for excavating limestone, and a 12m³ standard bucket to […]

  • 24 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Gulf Earth Moving (GEM), a Qatar-based subsidiary of the Belgian Aertssen Group, has just won a $65.6 million worth land reclamation contract from the New Port Project Steering Committee (NPPSC). According to the deal, GEM will create 3 million m² of extra terrain for the New Qatar Emiri Naval Base and the new “HAMAD Port”. The contract includes installation […]

  • 4 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The 3rd Marine & Coastal Engineering Summit will take place in Doha, Qatar, from 14–17 September, 2014. The summit will look to highlight master planning marine structures and optimizing cost and time in project delivery and many other issues. This event will bring together government representatives, port authorities, oil and gas operators, consultants, contractors and […]

  • 7 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The 8th meeting of the Response Officers to Combat Oil Spills and Maritime Accidents, was held recently at Grand Heritage Hotel in Doha. The event was organized by the Permanent Emergency Committee in association with Ministry of Environment and Marine Emergency Mutual Aid Centre (MEMAC), subordinate to the Regional Organization for the Protection of the […]

  • 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 […]

  • 5 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    Seaworks Co. has just completed handing over a maintenance dredging contract for Qatar Petroleum in Dukhan Sailing Boat Club. This very important development project consisted of dredging the marina with an area of 90 x 105 meters to a depth of -2.5 meters CD, and disposal of dredged material on land for re-use in other […]

  • 2 September 2013

    OSIL has supplied and installed a dredge monitoring system to the ambitious New Port Development Project Doha, Qatar. This world class facility, consisting of a new port, naval base, economic zone and residential area is a leader in state of the art technology, crucial to Qatar’s economic infrastructure. OSIL were asked to provide a particularly […]

  • 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] […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 18 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Construction of the QR27 billion ($7.4 billion) New Port Project is on track and is expected to be operational in the first quarter of 2016, a top official of the project has said. “Progress of the project is on schedule and at present about 10 percent of the construction work is complete while d 38 […]

  • 6 January 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dredge Yard has delivered ball joint 1000 and 900 to MEDCO in Qatar. The ball joints for the pipes size of 1000 mm are suitable for 30 bar working pressure while the ball joints for the pipes size of 900 mm are suitable for 20 bar working pressure. All the ball joints have been designed […]

  • 10 December 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Middle East Dredging Company (MEDCO) has selected Weir Minerals to supply pumps that will be used in the New Doha Sea Port dredging project, according to portfinanceinternational.com. This capital construction project will require approximately 45 million cubic metres of mainly hard rock to be dredged from a 20km long approach channel and the port’s basin. […]

  • 21 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    CSA International, Inc. (CSA) has been awarded the Hard Coral Relocation and Mitigation Works for the New Port Project in Doha, Qatar under a sub-agreement with Middle East Dredging Company (MEDCO). The massive coral relocation project will be managed by a dedicated project management team based out of CSA’s Middle East Division in Qatar. CSA […]

  • 30 May 2012

      Qatar plans to complete construction of a new $ 7.4 bn (QR 27 bn) port by the first quarter of 2016, the project’s executive director said. “About QR8bn of contracts for dredging and other work have already been awarded,” Nabeel Mohamed al-Buenain stated. “This capital project should be completed below budget,” he added. According […]

  • 23 April 2012

    Qatar Islamic Bank (QIB), one of the largest Islamic banks in Qatar and one of the top-five Shari’a-compliant banks in the world, has announced the signing of a deal with the Middle East Dredging Company (Medco) to finance the company’s requirements to undertake access channel dredging work at the New Port Project. Earlier this month, […]

  • 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 […]

  • 28 March 2012

    Abu Dhabi Ship Building, the shipbuilder and naval support services provider in the Gulf region and a strategic affiliate of Mubadala, has announced that it is stepping up its focus on maintenance, repairs and overhauling services, which has been one of the fastest-growing business divisions of the company. Abu Dhabi Ship Building is currently showcasing […]

  • 27 March 2012

    Nabil Al-Bouenain, executive director of the New Port Project, said that Qatar intends to award three tenders this year for the construction of the country’s new port, with the estimated cost of QR27bn ($7.4bn), according to Arabian Business. So far 17 projects are planned for the upcoming years and the port is scheduled for completion […]

  • 18 March 2012

      MEDCO (Middle East Dredging Company Q.S.C.) has been awarded a contract to dredge the approach channel for the ‘New Port Project’ in Qatar for the account of the New Port Project Steering Committee, under the Government of the State of Qatar. The contract also includes the dredging of the basin as well as the […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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;

  • 28 July 2011
    Vessels

    Middle East Dredging Company Q.S.C.  announced the successful takeover of the Al Jarraf, a new heavy duty suction dredger in Singapore Shipyard on the 20th July 2011. The new vessel will provide MEDCO with a powerful, competitive tool for future projects across the Gulf and beyond. The Al Jarraf vessel, has been successfully tested, commissioned […]

  • 31 May 2011

    Qatar said on Sunday that it had signed an agreement with Egypt to establish two new ports with the potential to create more than a million… By Andy Sambidge (arabianbusiness) [mappress] Source: arabianbusiness, May 31, 2011;