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  • 26 March 2010

    Excessive land reclamation from the sea poses a growing threat to oceanic ecology and aggravates coastal pollution, a top administrator has warned.Sun Zhihui, head of the State Oceanic Administration (SOA), said strict laws to protect arable land have prompted local authorities to resort to sea reclamation to meet growing land demand. [mappress] Source:asianewsnet,March 26,2010;

  • 7 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Malacañang Palace said today that the Philippines would have to rely on good faith that China would not use its largest dredging vessel to build on disputed islands in the West Philippine Sea, the Philippine News Agency (PNA) reports.  In a Palace briefing, Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque said that the Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte recognizes the […]

  • 1 August 2012

    On July 21, CCCC Guangzhou Dredging Co., Ltd. signed an EPC contract for the reclamation and coast restoration project at Xiongyue estuary, Yingkou Economic and Technical Development Zone, with a contract value of 710 million yuan. Located at Xiongyue estuary, Liaodong Bay, with a land area of 2.05 square kilometers, a reclamation area of 1.3 […]

  • 3 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    With the relocation of all operational activities in recent days, the new Doha (Qatar) Airport has become fully operational. Hamad International Airport was built on land that was reclaimed from the Gulf waters. DEME realised this platform for the new airport – a project for which it reclaimed more than 60 million m³ sand in […]

  • 15 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The China Association for Engineering Construction Standardization scheduled the 2014 China (Tianjin) International Dredging Equipment and Engineering Technology Exhibition for May 23- 25, 2014. With the development of economic globalization, the international trade has seen rapid growth, and the number of large vessels has kept increasing. In order to improve navigation capabilities and enable berthing […]

  • 4 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    WASA Dredging, a Finnish marine offshore and inland water construction company, yesterday signed a contract with the Norwegian Coastal Administration (NCA) – Kystverket for blasting and dredging works in Grøtøyleden, Norway. Under the contract, WASA will be deepening six different areas in the fairway – 136.536 m² in total. “We have calculated that we will have to dredge […]

  • 9 July 2012

    The Maltatoday reports that Labour Leader Joseph Muscat claims internal documentation penned by MEPA experts is urging government to explore land reclamation from sea. Muscat claimed that the party is informed that internal MEPA documentation, penned by MEPA experts, is recommending government to explore land reclamation options. He added that government is applying pressure so […]

  • 3 June 2020

    Dredging and land reclamation operations in Hernesaari are currently underway, the City of Helsinki reports. The new residential area will be partially built on reclaimed sea areas. In preparation for this, the dredging on Hernesaari’s eastern coast already started in early June. In the first stage, soft topsoil will be removed and transported to the […]

  • 12 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    Singapore has announced that they will build a polder designed by Royal HaskoningDHV with local partner Surbana Jurong that will add 810ha to Pulau Tekong, one of Singapore’s largest islands. Traditionally, sand has been used to fill the area to be reclaimed above sea level. The new approach involves building a dike around the area […]

  • 22 May 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    DEME Group today released a photo of the Tuas Terminal Phase 1 (TTP1) reclamation works in Singapore. This drone photo of the TTP1 site, taken on 15 May 2017, shows the reclamation and caisson works for this mega-project proceeding apace. The shape of the future quay-wall slowly becomes visible as the caissons stretch out into the […]

  • 18 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    CCCC Guangzhou Dredging Co., Ltd. has recently won the bid for Lot II of the Sea Flower Island reclamation project in Hainan Province, with a contract value of 270 million yuan and a construction period of one year. The project is located in Danzhou, Hainan Province, with reclamation works as the initial works. Consisting of […]

  • 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 […]

  • 27 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    International consultant Arcadis recently presented Hong Kong the option to create a polder as a mean to tackle the issue of land scarcity. The Hong Kong Government is working on a project that calls for the construction of a group of islands and considers the usual reclamation by infilling with sand. According to the government-appointed […]

  • 11 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    Proposals for a series of potential changes to a section of railway line in south Devon, bordered by steep cliffs on one side and the sea on the other, were officially published yesterday.  According to a Network Rail’s announcement, views are being sought from residents, communities, businesses and rail users as part of a public […]

  • 28 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Vietnam is building its longest sea-crossing bridge, the Lach Huyen bridge, near the city of Haipong. In order to construct the bridge, two land reclamation strips have been created to serve as work platforms. The 4.1 km long platforms were built by using TenCate’s Geosynthetics. The 5.44 km long bridge, is set to open in February 2017 and will link […]

  • 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;

  • 29 April 2010

    The construction of Maasvlakte 2, the land reclamation project in the North Sea that will enlarge the port of Rotterdam with 2,000 ha, is proceeding well. Two weeks ago, construction consortium PUMA shifted the largest amount of sand ever in one week in a land reclamation project. Eleven Boskalis… [mappress] Source:3plnews,April 29,2010;

  • 25 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    Singapore will reclaim land through the development of a polder at the north-western tip of Pulau Tekong, an island north-east of mainland Singapore. This cost-saving method, to be used for the first time in Singapore, will be adopted by the Housing & Development Board (HDB) for the upcoming land reclamation project. This was announced by […]

  • 23 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    Mr. Khaw Boon Wan, Singapore’s Coordinating Minister for Infrastructure and Minister for Transport, witnessed the installation of the 221st and final caisson for Tuas Terminal Phase 1 reclamation today. Commenting the latest milestone, Mr. Wan said: “We have been reclaiming from the sea since independence. But the Tuas reclamation project is not more of the same, […]

  • 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 […]

  • 22 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    Elia Asset NV has announced the details about a land reclamation project at the Belgian coast. This program includes the establishment of offshore infrastructures from the Belgian coast to the wind farms in the Belgian North Sea to connect to the possibility of the works of reclamation for an artificial island -and/or- with the possibility […]

  • 28 March 2013

    Maritime and Fishery Minister, Sharif Cicip Sutardjo met Jakarta Governor Joko ‘Jokowi’ Widodo at Jakarta City Hall, Jl. Medan Merdeka Selatan on Thursday. On this occasion, Sutardjo intends to discuss about the concept and permit related with Jakarta Provincial Government’s plan in building a giant sea wall and a reclamation in Jakarta water. According to […]

  • 16 February 2012

    Recently, CCCC Third Harbor Engineering Co., Ltd. signed the contract on the Dalian Linkong Industrial Park Reclamation Project (Bid Section I). Located in Jinzhou Bay Sea Area, the project is made up of reclamation work on the western side and the revetment work. On the western side, the revetment is 6433m long, with reclamation area […]

  • 11 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    Jan De Nul Group (JDN) and Payra Port Authority (PPA) today signed a joint venture company agreement, worth EUR 550 million, for the Payra Deep-Sea Port dredging project. The Government of Bangladesh considers the development of Payra Deep-sea Port vital for speedy and efficient development of Bangladesh’s infrastructure, trade and commerce. Successful operation of the […]

  • 15 February 2013
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Meraas Development LLC has again contracted Van Oord to build an island in the emirate of Dubai. Jumana Island will lie 500 metres off the coast and will be used for urban development. A bridge will connect the island to the coast. The contract is worth approximately EUR 100 million. Work on the project has […]

  • 27 March 2012

    As zeenews.com reports, Kolkata Port Trust has decided to scrap the land reclamation programme for building deep sea port near Sagar Islands in West Bengal for want of enough funds. “We have decided to drop the project, as the shipping ministry was not ready to allot the money for it. They had asked us to […]