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  • 8 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    The construction and dredging work of Bahadurabad of Jamalpur and Balasighat of Gaibandha will be inaugurated on March 3, reports Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha – the Bangladesh’s national news agency. This was disclosed at a meeting on ‘Development, Finance and Administration of BIWTA’, chaired by the Shipping Minister, Shajahan Khan. The main purpose of the dredging […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 30 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dhaka-based business conglomerate DBL Group last Saturday inaugurated two IHC Beaver 50 cutter suction dredgers (CSDs) and two Delta Multi Craft (DMC) 1050 work boats. The vessels were inaugurated by the Bangladesh Minister of Shipping, Honorable Shajahan Khan. Also attending the ceremony were Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Authority (BIWTA), Commodore Mohammad Mozammel Haque, Chairman, District […]

  • 27 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    Sheikh Hasina, the Prime Minister of Bangladesh, will inaugurate the recently dredged Mongla-Ghasiakhali Channel today through a video-conference from her Gonobhaban residence. During today’s opening ceremony, the Prime Minister will also inaugurate eleven newly procured dredgers. A significant amount of material was removed from the waterway to make the 31 kilometer river route operational, the Shipping Ministry […]

  • 25 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    A memorandum of understanding (MoU) for the Payra Port Development Project was signed today between the Payra Port Authority (PPA) and Jan De Nul. Under the agreement, Jan De Nul will conduct major capital dredging and civil engineering work on about 35 nautical miles in Rabnabad channel in Kalapara of Patuakhali. Bangladeshi Shipping Minister, Shajahan Khan, […]

  • 22 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Bangladeshi Parliamentary Standing Committee on Shipping Ministry has recommended continuing dredging of the Mongla-Ghoshiakhali channel under the supervision of Water Development Board, the Financial Express reports. The recommendation was made at the 26th meeting of the committee at the Jatiya Sangsad (JS) Bhaban – the house of the Bangladeshi Parliament. Shipping Minister, Shajahan Khan, and other […]

  • 17 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Authority (BIWTA) needs at least 100 dredgers to help maintain the country’s rivers navigability, according to the Shipping Minister Shajahan Khan. “The BIWTA has only 21 dredgers. A process is underway to procure 20 more dredgers,” Khan said during a seminar organized by the Dutch company Royal IHC at the Bangabandhu International […]

  • 28 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    Shipping Minister Shajahan Khan announced today that the government had undertaken a project to procure 20 dredgers to ensure navigation in rivers across the country. “The government already procured 11 dredgers and conducted sand query in 1,000 kms waterways to ensure smooth navigation for water transports during its last tenure,” said Khan. According to the […]

  • 16 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Shipping Minister Shajahan Khan told the parliament yesterday that the government would procure 23 dredgers, 4 amphibian dredgers, survey vessel, tug boat and crane boat to ensure navigation on inland waterways across the country. “The government already procured 11 dredgers and conducted sand quarry in 1,000 km rivers to ensure smooth navigation for water transports […]

  • 26 August 2013

    The Mongla Port dredging program is scheduled to commence during the next month, according to dhakatribune.com. The main purpose of this development project is to secure the 7.5 m depth around the Mongla jetty and mooring buoy area. Regarding this dredging plan, the Mongla Port Authority (MPA) signed an agreement yesterday with the lowest bidder […]

  • 19 March 2013
    Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Authority (BIWTA) introduced a plan to add eleven new dredgers to its current fleet by September 2013, reports thefinancialexpress-bd.com. This information was announced yesterday, at the Shipping Ministry’s meeting on “different projects of BIWTA, purchase of dredgers under revenue budget and dredging activities.” Shajahan Khan, the Shipping Minister, presided over the […]

  • 5 December 2012

    Due to several difficulties, the Karnaphuli river dredging program is progressing very slowly. These obstacles are created by local political activists and some Chittagong Port officials, reports thefinancialexpress-bd.com. Chittagong Port Engineer Sahidul Islam stated: “If the project is not completed within the specific timeframe of 600 days from the launching of the project the dredged […]

  • 22 November 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Mongla Port Authority has inaugurated its first & new built dredger “CD Imam Bokhari” along with a crane boat “CB Balian” in Mongla Port on 21 November 2012. The dredger will be used to dredge the channel of Mongla Port in River Pashur ensuring the access of the inbound & outbound ships. These ships were […]

  • 17 September 2012

    The government will soon procure two cutter suction dredgers to carry out regular dredging at Pashur Channel to improve the navigability of the Pashur River, Mongla. “One of the two dredgers is expected to reach by October next,” Shipping Minister Shajahan Khan told Parliament responding to a starred question of Noni Gopal Mondal. He said […]

  • 23 May 2012

    The Financial Express reports that the government has backtracked from its electoral pledge of implementing Tk 114.73 billion (Tk 11,473 crore) capital dredging project during its tenure due to fund constraint. The Awami League-led alliance government undertook a mega project in 2009, but no river route has yet experienced dredging. According to the original plan […]

  • 21 February 2012

    On Sunday, Shipping minister Shajahan Khan formally inaugurated night navigation at the Paturia-Baghabari river route to facilitate more passenger services and transportation of goods, officials said. “The present government has given importance to develop the country’s river routes and conserve them,” said Khan. The BIWTA has finished the Paturia-Baghabari river route dredging (about 50 kilometres) […]

  • 15 February 2012

    The Bangladesh’s government has undertaken a capital dredging project involving Tk 11,000 crore to reclaim 53 rivers from encroachers. Under this capital project, the BIWTA has procured three new dredgers from abroad while 10 new ones will be procured soon. The Shipping Minister Shajahan Khan said the government will reclaim all rivers by evicting river […]

  • 5 May 2010

    Shipping Minister Shajahan Khan said the government has decided to purchase three dredgers for dredging the river to maintain navigability. [mappress] Source: nation, May 5, 2010;

  • 1 March 2010
    Equipment, Technology

    Dhaka, Mar 1 – The government is set to purchase three dredgers, the first in over three decades, for critical maintenance of river navigability, shipping minister Shajahan Khan told parliament on Monday… [mappress] Source: bdnews24, March 1, 2010;

  • 9 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Bangladesh Shipping Minister Shahjahan Khan yesterday inaugurated the capital dredging work that will take place along ‘Daudkandi-Homna-Ramkrishnapur’ river routes. According to the minister, the government will soon set up a modern river port at Daudkandi. He also said that the country’s rivers have been losing their navigability due to negligence of the previous governments, “but the […]