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  • 23 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    The MSC Florida successfully passed through the newly dredged Soai Rap waterway in Ho Chi Minh City last week, entering the Saigon Premier Container Terminal (SPCT) and becoming the largest DWT container vessel entering the waterway, Viet Nam News announced. The MSC Florida, registered in Liberia, is a 58,000-DWT container vessel. In June last year, the […]

  • 25 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    The groundbreaking ceremony for the start of the crucial Soai Rap Dredging Project Phase 2 took place yesterday in Ho Chi Minh City. The project, executed for the account of the Management Board for Soai Rap Navigation Channel Dredging Investment Project of the Ministry of Transport in Vietnam, is intended to allow navigation for larger […]

  • 10 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    In the context of Flemish Minister for Mobility and Public Works, Hilde Crevits’ port trade mission, a visit has today been made to the crucial Soai Rap project and DEME’s trailing suction hopper dredger ‘Uilenspiegel’ that has been engaged to carry out the work. The Soai Rap project is being carried out on behalf of […]

  • 17 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Ho Chi Minh City is urging the state government to approve around $13.8 million needed for the maintenance dredging of the Soai Rap River.  According to the municipal government, the river is important for transportation of goods in and out of the city and neighboring localities. However, the river needs to be dredged as the annual buildup of […]

  • 2 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Ho Chi Minh City’s Saigon Port on March 31 welcomed the arrival of the dredger Uilenspiegel, which will help speed up the second phase of a Belgian-funded project to increase the depth of the Soai Rap River to accommodate larger ships. The ship will dredge 54 kilometres of the Soai Rap River , creating a […]

  • 28 June 2012

    Work on dredging the Soai Rap Estuary, the main gate leading to newly developed Hiep Phuoc port system in HCM City’s Nha Be District, will begin early next month, reports vietnamnews.vnagency.com. The project value is EUR70 million. Soai Rap Estuary dredging will receive Belgian official development assistance funding. Dredging complation is scheduled for 2014. [mappress] […]

  • 21 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    In a significant milestone, DP World has welcomed the very first vessel to navigate the new channel on the Soai Rap River to its Saigon Premier Container Terminal (SPCT) in Hồ Chí Minh City, Vietnam. The MSC vessel Xutra Bhum, with a nominal TEU (twenty foot equivalent container unit) capacity of 2378 and dwt of […]

  • 21 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    In another landmark event, the biggest ever vessel to call at the DP World operated Saigon Premier Container Terminal (SPCT) in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, arrived this week. The NYK owned Northern Genius, with a nominal TEU (twenty foot equivalent container unit) capacity of 4,300 and dwt of 54,000 sailed up the 54kms new […]

  • 16 November 2012

    The Soai Rap dredging project with a capital of nearly VND2.8 trillion ($140 million) will be launched in late November to accommodate large ships to Ho Chi Minh City, contributing to develop the city’s marine economy. According to the project management board, the Soai Rap passage will be dredged to a depth of 9.5 m […]

  • 16 March 2011

    The government of HCMC has allowed the Department of Transport to put up a Soai Rap River dredging project for rebid, citing the impact… (dztimes) [mappress] Source: dztimes, March 16, 2011  

  • 25 May 2011

    At least VND9 trillion (US$435 million) is needed to continue the Soai Rap River dredging project so that larger vessels can enter Nha Beø D… (vietnamnews) [mappress] Source: vietnamnews, May 25, 2011

  • 23 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Belgium’s Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the Economy, His Excellency Johan Vande Lanotte, this week visited DP World-operated Saigon Premier Container Terminal (SPCT) as part of his official visit to Vietnam. His Excellency took the time to congratulate Belgian company Dredging, Environmental and Marine Engineering (DEME) on its major dredging work in the Soai […]

  • 23 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Vietnamese Deputy Prime Minister Hoang Trung Hai, Ho Chi Minh City Party Committee Secretary Le Thanh Hai and Deputy Ambassador of Belgium in Vietnam Geert Vansintjan initiated the second phase of the Soai Rap River dredging project on Saturday, June 21, reported vietnamnews.vn. The 54 kilometer long route of the Soai Rap Waterway dredging project, […]

  • 16 March 2012

    A contract for the Belgium funded 70 million euro project for the second phase of dredging the Soai Rap River was signed yesterday at a meeting held in honor of Crown Prince Philipp and accompanying Belgian delegation, reports Saigon. Le Hoang Quan, Chairman of the People’s Committee of Ho Chi Minh City, stressed how much […]

  • 17 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Vietnam: Flemish Minister Hilde Crevits Visits Soai Rap Site In the context of Flemish Minister for Mobility and Public Works, Hilde Crevits’ port trade mission, a visit has today been made to the crucial Soai Rap project and DEME’s trailing suction hopper dredger ‘Uilenspiegel’ that has been engaged to carry out the work.   The […]

  • 26 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    Global marine terminal operator DP World has welcomed the official start of dredging of the Soai Rap River in Vietnam, saying it would bring customers faster access to market, lower costs and easier transportation. The Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC) Government Department of Transport is undertaking the USD 134 million project, and yesterday held a […]

  • 13 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    Standardizing trade processes and developing Vietnam’s infrastructure will attract more investment from global trade enablers like DP World, according to its Group Chairman and CEO Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem. The Chairman discussed these topics with Vietnamese President Tran Dai Quang during their recent meeting at the presidential palace in Hanoi. At the meeting, Mr. Bin […]

  • 29 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    VIDEO: Brisbane Land Reclamation Program Moves Ahead (Australia) Charles Darwin, a Trailing Suction Hopper Dredger (TSHD), used for dredging loose material such as sand, clay or gravel, recently arrived to Brisbane.   Ukraine: ASU Introduces Strategy for Development of Seaports Water Areas The Administration of Seaports of Ukraine (ASU) is drafting measures for technical upgrade […]

  • 6 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    VIDEO: Dredger “Artemis” at Oude Maas (The Netherlands) At the 1st of April 2013 Van Oord’s Cutter suction dredger Artemis sailed at the Oude Maas, South Holland, the Netherlands.   Vietnam: Dredger “Uilenspiegel” Arrives at Saigon Port Ho Chi Minh City’s Saigon Port on March 31 welcomed the arrival of the dredger Uilenspiegel, which will […]

  • 28 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Ackermans & van Haaren realized a net profit in the first half of 2014 of 96.4 million euros, an increase by 1.6 million euros (+1.6%) over last year. The increase of the half-year profit is primarily thanks to a substantial improvement (+31.9 million euros) in the result of the participations, amounting to 96.0 million euros […]

  • 31 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    German manufacturer of hydrographic systems, ATLAS HYDROGRAPHIC, secured another contract from China. SOA’s oceanographic institute from Xiamen will equip one of their vessels with an ATLAS HYDROSWEEP MD/50 multibeam echo sounder in order to accomplish surveying projects in depth down to 2,000 m. Besides its standard functions of recording high-accurate bathymetric data of the seafloor […]

  • 8 August 2013

    The Institute of Oceanology Chinese Academy of Sciences (IOCAS), Qingdao, has taken delivery of a Chelsea SeaSoar towed oceanographic system. The sale has been facilitated through Chelsea’s agents China ORES Co Ltd. The purchase of the SeaSoar system satisfies the requirement of the IOCAS for a large payload towed oceanographic vehicle capable of undulating down […]

  • 3 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    An observation system that provides real-time data on the health of the coastal ecosystem of the Great Lakes will receive a federal grant from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. The Synthesis, Observations and Response (SOAR) system integrates various activities in support of restoration of the Great Lakes. “The Great Lakes are critical to Michigan’s […]

  • 13 November 2009

    Delaware’s beaches have been hammered over the past few days as the remnants of Tropical Storm Ida brought soaking rain, strong wind, and high tides to the coast… Source: WHYY, November 23, 3009;

  • 8 January 2010

    With soaring dredging prospects, more and more shipping companies and port operators are taking the dredging route in India to boost their revenues. Source: Maritime Professional, January 4, 2010

  • 23 November 2009
    Project & Tenders

    Costs to deepen the Main Channel and other waterways at the Port of Los Angeles soared to $298 million Thursday night, when the harbor commission approved a plan that calls for dumping some of the dredged dirt at three new disposal sites… Source: Daily Breeze, November 20, 2009