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  • 19 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Executive Council of Hong Kong has endorsed the three runway plan and asked the Airport Authority to take forward the project, which is estimated to cost $141.5 billion. Secretary for Transport & Housing, Anthony Cheung, has told the media that, as the current two runway system will be full soon, Hong Kong International Airport needs […]

  • 8 June 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Reclamation of land for Velana International Airport (VIA) new seaplane terminal has been completed, according to MACL (Maldives Airports Company Ltd). MACL reported that the reclamation of 3.2 hectares of land for the new terminal ended last week. The reclamation project, worth around $30 million, was awarded to Beijing Urban Construction Group (BUCG) from China. The new seaplane […]

  • 15 May 2012

    The Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority (GPHA) has initiated steps to reclaim about half a kilometer of sea three kilometers westward of the Tema Port to secure more space for expansion to meet increasing demands of the maritime industry, reports the Government of Ghana official portal. The expansion project, expected to cost about $1 billion, […]

  • 23 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Government of Maldives is undertaking the Guraidhoo reclamation and coastal protection project with the main purpose to provide and create sustainable development opportunities across the country. Guraidhoo is one of the islands in a group of islands that the government has designated to be reclaimed as part of the land reclamation project implemented by Ministry […]

  • 4 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    The second phase of the Hulhumale Dredging & Reclamation project in the Maldives, undertaken by DEME’s Dredging International, is nearing its completion. According to Deputy Managing Director of Housing Development Corporation (HDC) Mohamed Simon, the work on reclaiming 226.95 hectares of land is about to be completed within this month. “Work is ongoing without interruption. […]

  • 15 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Hutchison Ports has just announced that a contract will be awarded today for the latest phase of expansion at Port of Felixstowe. According to the announcement, VolkerFitzpatrick Limited will be appointed to undertake the design and construction of approximately 13 hectares of paved container yard directly behind Berth 9. The work will also include the […]

  • 18 April 2011

    For nearly 30 years, when Suffolk County dredged waterways on the East End, much of the dredge spoil was deposited in a seven-acre area… By Tim Gannon (northshoresun) [mappress] Source: northshoresun, April 18, 2011    

  • 12 January 2010

    Mumbai: A major portion of the Arabian Sea has been reclaimed near Badhwar Park in south Mumbai’s Backbay Reclamation — the stretch which came into focus as the landing spot for Mohammad Ajmal Amir Kasab and his aides on the night of November 26, 2008. [mappress] Source:dna, January 12,2010;

  • 9 April 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    An interesting article appeared in the latest issue of the Van Oord magazine about Monaco’s land reclamation project. With a growing number of people looking to call Monaco their home, this second smallest country in the world has decided to expand its territory by reclaiming land from the Mediterranean Sea. Land reclamation is not new […]

  • 30 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Following the completion of the Thinadhoo and Feydhoo schemes, Van Oord’s trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) HAM 318 has moved to another location and is now busy with the dredging and reclamation of Male’ Industrial Village. The Ministry of Housing and Infrastructure, Maldives, has just released this beautiful photo of the HAM 318 working on the Male’ project. The vessel […]

  • 14 September 2010

    President Mohamed Nasheed has this afternoon visited Gulheefalhu, a shallow North West of Malé that is being reclaimed to develop a commercial zone. During his visit to Queen of the Netherlands, one of the largest dredging ships in the world that is being used by Royal Boskalis Westminster to reclaim land at Gulheefalhu, the President […]

  • 16 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Jan De Nul Group is currently reclaiming the beaches of Middelkerke at the Belgian coast with its TSHD Bartolomeu Dias. About 950,000 m³ needs to be reclaimed. The works started mid April and will end mid June. Up until today, about 440,000 m³ has been reclaimed. [mappress] Dredging Today Staff, May 16, 2014  

  • 27 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    Bomo Edith Edna Molewa, the Minister of Water and Environmental Affairs of South Africa, has introduced a white paper which will allow government and private entities to begin the process of reclaiming land from the ocean for development. “The regulations seek to provide an administrative framework to implement sections 7B and 7C of the National Environmental […]

  • 8 October 2012

    Kevin Stewart, the Commerce and Employment minister, recently suggested that the States should re-explore potential Belle Greve Bay land reclamation scheme to solve a series of major headaches for the island. He stated that a large amount of the island is reclaimed land. “This is what Guernsey has done in the past,” Stewart added. According […]

  • 12 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Government of Bangladesh has given top priority on reclamation of land from Bay of Bengal, according to Water Resources Minister Anisul Islam Mahmud. The minister added that the country has already reclaimed around 1,000 square kilometers of land from the sea, reports UNB. “We have built an enclosure at Musapur on the coast. We expect we […]

  • 2 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    Pearl Atoll Pvt. Ltd. Maldives company has engaged Gulf Cobla Tennssor Maldives (GCTM) to complete the reclamation of Feydhoo Finolhu for their resort development in Kaafu Atoll. The project was stalled and delayed for a long time since Breeman Maldives, who was initially awarded the project during 2017, failed to complete the dredging and reclamation […]

  • 7 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The expansion and development of the Sugarloaf Wharf (Te Kouma) and the development of inner harbor facilities closer to Coromandel Town are two work strands within the Coromandel Harbor Facilities Project, announced Thames-Coromandel District Council. “At the Sugarloaf we need to resolve land ownership title for reclaimed land and that will need iwi input and consultation,” […]

  • 15 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    The land reclamation operations for new airport development project at Funadhoo island of Shaviyani Atoll are now underway, local media reports.  The project, conducted by the Maldives Transport and Contracting Company’s new trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Mahaa Jarraafu, will be completed in a month’s time. According to the island’s council, the dredging pipes have already been […]

  • 8 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging work is well underway at Eyemouth Harbour with the hopper barge ‘MV Shearwater’ and dredging unit ‘Forth Reclaimer’ busy within the harbour. Mariners are advised that temporary restrictions to vessel movements may occur and they should navigate with caution in the vicinity. In particular they should ensure that the dredging vessels are not operating in […]

  • 7 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Jan De Nul Group has just released these amazing photos of construction works on the Monaco’s Portier Cove land reclamation project. The project includes the construction of an eco-neighborhood primarily consisting of housing (60,000 m²), public facilities, an extension to the Grimaldi Forum, a public car park, a marina with pedestrian wharves, a landscaped park, a seafront […]

  • 17 January 2011

    Life is quiet in this northern Illinois village that’s so small it has no stoplights or mail delivery. Nestled along an oxbow lake where … By Timothy B. Wheeler (baltimore) [mappress] Source: baltimore, January 17, 2011;

  • 30 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Cloud Peak Energy’s Cordero Rojo Mine, located near Gillette, Wyoming, has received the 2015 State of Wyoming Reclamation Award from the Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality, Land Quality Division for the successful restoration of the Belle Fourche River. The award was presented at the Wyoming Mining Association’s Annual Safety and Reclamation Banquet in Cody, Wyoming, […]

  • 1 December 2009

    HONG KONG – CHINA has approved plans by Macau to reclaim an area of land equivalent to 500 football pitches in a bid to ease a shortage of space in the Asian gambling hub, the territory’s government said on Tuesday… Source: South China Morning Post, December 1, 2009;

  • 13 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    According to a statement on the website of the Central People’s Government on Tuesday, the State Council, China’s cabinet, has approved the ocean use plan (2011-2020) for Shanghai, Guangdong and Hainan to guide water use in a scientific and sustainable way. The statement expanded the permitted area for land reclamation in Shanghai, Guangdong and Hainan […]

  • 9 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    The next phase of Eyemouth Harbor dredging operations (Gunsgreen basin and harbor entrance ‘canyon’) is about to begin, according to the Harbor Master. The hopper barge ‘MV Shearwater’ and dredging unit ‘Forth Reclaimer’ will operate within Eyemouth Harbor. For the duration of this operation all vessels must contact the Harbor Master or MV Reclaimer on […]

  • 26 October 2010

    Abu Dhabi National Oil Company has awarded the development of Das Island reclamation and shore protection contract to Van Oord. The contract value amounts to EUR 200 million. Execution of the project will start at end of October and is scheduled for completion in December 2011. Das Island, situated 110 km off the coast of […]