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  • 27 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    ASL Shipyard Launches Dredger “Cassiopeia V” (Singapore) On Monday the 7th of October 2013, the cutter suction dredger Cassiopeia V, was successfully launched by ASL Shipyard in Singapore for Penta-Ocean Construction Co. Ltd from Japan. VOSTA LMG is responsible for delivery of the engineering and the dredging equipment.   VIDEO: Panama Canal Expansion Program Update […]

  • 14 September 2010

    China Harbour Engineering Company Ltd (“CHEC’’) and Sundance Resources Ltd (“Sundance”) are pleased to announce that they have entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (“MOU”) to establish the scope, cost and delivery programme for the proposed bulk materials port at Lolabe, Republic of Cameroon. The Port is needed to support Sundance’s Mbalam Project in Cameroon […]

  • 6 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    Namibia has launched an expanded container terminal at the Port of Walvis Bay, projected to double the country’s annual container handling capacity. Works on the expansion of the terminal started in 2014 and were completed by China Harbor Engineering Company (CHEC) under a project worth $268 million. The project, inaugurated on August 2 by Hage […]

  • 28 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    President of the Republic of Maldives, Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom, inaugurated the official development of a new runway at Velana International Airport (VIA) in Hulhule yesterday. The project is awarded to Beijing Urban Construction Group (BUCG) from China. During the ceremony, the president was accompanied by the managing director of Maldives Airport’s Company Ltd (MACL), Adil Moosa, […]

  • 30 April 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (April 24-30, 2017).   Port Arthur’s Expansion Project on Display The Port Arthur is ready to hold mandatory pre-bid conference for the port’s Berth 5 Expansion Project.   Trailing Suction Hopper Dredger Tommy Norton Hits the Water The trailing suction […]

  • 18 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    Chinese Harbor Engineering Co Ltd (CHEC) has officially started construction of the Port of Tibar in Timor-Leste with the first blasts at a quarry to collect construction materials, the Chinese embassy in the Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste reported earlier this week.  According to their announcement, the official ceremony to launch the work took place on […]

  • 9 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    The President of the Republic of Kenya, Uhuru Kenyatta, has announced that the first berth of the new Lamu Port will be officially opened in October. The Lamu Port development project – part the Lamu Port-South Sudan-Ethiopia Transport Corridor – represents a government initiative to develop a second deep sea port along the Kenyan coast. […]

  • 7 September 2012

    China Harbour Engineering Company (CHEC) and Sundance Resources announced that they have entered into a Memorandum of Understanding to establish the scope, cost and delivery programme for the proposed bulk materials port at Lolabe, Republic of Cameroon. The Port is needed to support Sundance’s Mbalam Project in Cameroon and Congo, West Africa. The MOU was […]

  • 23 January 2012

    The Republic of Lithuania Port of Klaipeda and the Philadelphia Regional Port Authority (PRPA) signed an historic Memorandum of Understanding that promises to open Philadelphia ports to the European and Asian shipping trade via the ice-free port of Klaipeda, the Lithuanian port city on the eastern coast of the Baltic Sea. Lithuania’s Transport and Communications […]

  • 5 November 2013

    South Korea will invest $220 million to refurbish a port in the Atlantic coastal town of Limbe, to expand the shipment of goods in and out of Cameroon, as well as landlocked Chad and the Central African Republic. The rebuilding of the port is a public-private joint venture between South Korea and Cameroon, with the […]

  • 1 June 2012

    Europe’s leading shipping company-independent container terminal operator and number one on Germany’s North Sea coast is again flying the flag in China. For the fourth year in succession, EUROGATE is participating at the transport logistic China 2012 trade fair in Shanghai. At the “German Ports” joint stand, Chinese trade visitors will have the opportunity to […]

  • 1 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    China Merchants Holdings (International) Company Limited has announced that, on 29 December 2012, through an indirect wholly-owned subsidiary, China Merchants Holdings (Djibouti) FZE it entered into a share purchase agreement with, among others, Djibouti Ports & Free Zones Authority, to acquire 23.5 % of the issued share capital in Port de Djibouti S.A. at a […]

  • 19 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Panama Maritime Authority (AMP) yesterday held a kick-off ceremony for the construction of the new Amador Cruise Port, Jan De Nul said in their latest announcement. A complete new cruise terminal at the Pacific Side of Panama will be built over the next 18 months. The design and construction of the Amador cruise terminal, at […]

  • 5 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    The historical launching of the first locally owned dredger took place yesterday at Seychelles’ Providence Industrial Estate, Zone 20, in the presence of Danny Faure, the President of the Republic of Seychelles. The new cutter suction dredger (CSD) was built in China, the State House Seychelles said in their announcement. The vessel, owned by Vijay Construction, […]

  • 13 June 2011

    World-leading maritime services provider Wilhelmsen Ships Service (WSS) has signed its first contract with Karachi Port Trust (KPT) to supply cleaning chemicals during 2011 – 2012, demonstrating an ongoing growth for WSS within what is an increasingly important region to the company. The port of Karachi comprises a deep natural harbour with an 11 km […]

  • 22 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    A consortium comprised of APM Terminals, Bollore Africa Logistics and Bouygues has been named the preferred bidder to manage a second container terminal at the Port of Abidjan. Plans for the new facility (TC2), call for an investment of 300 billion Central African Francs ($590 million USD) over the 21-year concession term. With a depth […]

  • 11 July 2011

    DEME Group christened the ‘mega’ trailing suction hopper dredger ‘Congo River’ (hopper capacity 30,000 m3) and the DP2 fall pipe vessel ‘Flintstone’ in the outer port of Zeebrugge. Olympic tennis champion Justine Henin is the godmother of the ‘Congo River’. The ‘Flinstone’ was christened by Olympic high jump champion Tia Hellebaut: a unique ‘e-christening’, as […]

  • 19 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The 4,500 TEU capacity Maersk Copenhagen called APM Terminals’ West Africa Container Terminal (WACT) in Onne (Port Harcourt), Nigeria on December 3rd, becoming the largest vessel to visit the Eastern Nigerian port. The port is located along the Bonny River near Port Harcourt in Rivers State and serves major markets in East Nigeria and the […]

  • 27 June 2011
    Business & Finance

    Dockwise Ltd. announces 11 awards totaling USD 42 million, all for execution in Q2 and Q3 2011. The USD 42 million comprises contracts for transportation of dredging equipment to Spain and Uruguay, a Power Barge and jack-up barges to the Dominican Republic and Egypt, jack-up rigs to Gabon, Mexico and Trinidad, a semi-submersible to Vietnam […]

  • 8 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Colombo’s new deep draft terminal constructed under the Colombo Port Expansion Project (CPEP) received its first container carrier, an 11,000 TEU Ultra Large Container Ship (ULCS) “MV CMA CGM PEGASUS” operated by CMA CGM, the world’s third largest container group and number one in France, on the 5th of August, 2013. The vessel touched Colombo […]

  • 24 October 2011

    A port in Russia’s Far East is set for modernization thanks to China’s Dandong Port Group. The Chinese firm, based in northeast China’s Lian… (seatrade-asia) [mappress] Source: seatrade-asia, October 24, 2011;

  • 30 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    Liu Yunshan, a member of the Standing Committee of the Political Bureau of CPC Central Committee and a member of the Secretariat of the Central Committee, who paid a friendly visit to Sri Lanka, inspected Colombo Container Terminal Project, Sri Lanka, and expressed his sincere concern to the field staff of CHEC participating in the […]

  • 13 September 2011

    Recently, CCCC Water Transport Planning and Design Institute (WTPDI) won the bid for Phase 1 terminal design project of the national deep sea base. Located in the east of Aoshan Peninsula in Aoshanwei, Jimo, Qingdao, the project involves two 6,000t scientific investigation ship terminals, an approach embankment and corresponding supporting facilities, is scheduled to be […]

  • 16 June 2010

    China’s Port Industry showed a clear sign of recovery at the end of 2009. [mappress] Source: noppen, June 16, 2010

  • 14 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    On November 8, Zhou Jichang, chairman of CCCC, attended Merrill Lynch China Investment Summit 2012 in Beijing as a special guest, delivering a keynote speech entitled Does China Need More Infrastructure Investment, and exchanging ideas with institutional investors from across the world. Transportation is an integral part of and a fundamental guarantee for China’s national […]

  • 9 January 2019
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The cutter suction dredger Tian Kun Hao, Asia’s largest and most advanced dredging vessel, returned to Qidong City in East China’s Jiangsu Province today, after completing sea trials of nearly three months, reports Xinhua.  The dredger set sail off the Qidong’s coast in October for a mud-dredging trial, during which it dredged a maximum of 7,501 […]