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  • 31 May 2012

    According to the Vanguard, the Nigerian Ports Authority has attributed its inability to dredge the channel leading to the ports in Lagos further than 13.5 meters to the nature of the port. „The quays of the Lagos ports are about 14 meters and should the channel be dredged to or above 14 meters, they would […]

  • 16 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    The CMA CGM Group and Lekki Port LFTZ Enterprise (LPLE), the promoters of Lekki Deep Sea Port, have signed a Memorandum of Agreement to operate Lekki Port’s future container terminal. Located in Nigeria, Africa’s largest economy, the future Lekki Deep Sea Port will be developed, built and operated by LPLE, a joint venture enterprise led […]

  • 18 May 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Jan De Nul Group, an international contractor specializing in dredging, land reclamation, heavy lifting, offshore and environmental services, has just released its business results for 2015, achieving solid performances despite difficult market conditions. The traditional dredging market showed limited growth, Jan De Nul said in the report. In addition, the share of the free market […]

  • 2 February 2011
    Equipment, Technology

      APM Terminals Liberia has officially started operations on schedule with the first port call of the CHARLOTTA. APM Terminals has taken over the 25-year concession agreement to operate the Port of Monrovia in Liberia, based on the government ratification in October 2010. The concession agreement also includes rehabilitating the quay wall, developing the container and general cargo activities and […]

  • 9 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging operations are beginning today at the Murray Mouth in order to maintain connectivity between the river and the Southern Ocean. A dredging contractor has been engaged to undertake the work and during the past two weeks has been mobilizing in preparation for dredging. Department of Environment, Water and Natural Resources Water Resource Operations manager Jarrod […]

  • 5 April 2011
    Business & Finance

    Structural growth in the markets where Boskalis is active continues to be driven by long-term global economic and geographic trends. For the purpose of our new Business Plan we carried out a global review of the relevant trends and developments in our markets. We also visited dozens of clients and end-users around the world to sound them out about their vision on […]

  • 5 December 2011

    Expansion work begins next year to upgrade West Africa’s busy and historic port. Already one of the largest ports in West Africa, the …   (chinadaily) [mappress] Source: chinadaily, December 5, 2011;

  • 28 November 2011

    JIP3D – the International Days “Dredging, Dredging Products and Sustainable Development” will take place on 16-18 February 2012 in Hammamet, Tunisia. The event will be followed by a technical visit on the 19th. The organisers, CEDA Tunisia and the Tunisian Association of Innovation and Technology, invite scientists and practitioners to submit papers on the following […]

  • 19 December 2012

    APM Terminals Apapa was named the winner of the 2012 Terminal Operator Award by the Maritime Reporters’ Association of Nigeria at their annual Maritime Excellence Awards ceremony. APM Terminals Apapa, which assumed operational control of the facility in 2006, is now the busiest container terminal in West Africa, with an estimated throughput of 720,000 TEUs […]

  • 18 January 2012

    Venga Aerospace Systems Inc. announced that the Company’s mining affiliate, Global Mineral Investments, LLC has resumed its Liberian gold mining operations with dredging having now been restarted at GMI’s Dugbe River site. Kiwi Inc., GMI’s African based joint venture partner and on-site manager of GMI’s dredging operation, reported that after approximately 6 weeks of preparatory […]

  • 22 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The President of Senegal, His Excellency Makky Sall yesterday visited DP World’s flagship facility in Jebel Ali where he was received by DP World Chairman, His Excellency Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem. DP World has operated DP World Dakar since 2008, and has invested in building new capacity at the facility, doubling capacity in 2011 to […]

  • 7 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    Gasol plc, the West African energy development company, has announced that its affiliate, African Power Generation Limited (Afgen), has signed a strategic alliance agreement with Dredging International, in relation to dredging, marine engineering and pipeline construction works in Cotonou harbour, Benin, for its proposed LNG Import Project. The strategic alliance agreement enables the parties to […]

  • 7 June 2011
    Business & Finance

      The Netherlands based Doedijns Group, announces the opening of its new premises in Dubai, United Arab Emirates to strengthen its presence in the region. This full service Doedijns facility is located in the ‘Jebel Ali Free zone’ district and will be led by Mr. Rakesh Surti, appointed as Managing Director. Doedijns Middle East & […]

  • 22 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    Since the outbreak of the COVID-19 virus, and the consequent containment measures taken by national governments, the dredging industry has adapted quickly to the changing circumstances in order to guarantee the safety of their employees, and the direct project environment, and ensure that important (national) infrastructure projects can continue to be developed and maintained. According […]

  • 3 September 2012
    Equipment, Technology

    Cargotec has received a large repeat order for four Kalmar quay cranes from the French Bolloré group, through its wholly-owned Unicaf subsidiary. The deal follows an order received in 2011, which at the time represented Cargotec’s first ever quay crane delivery in West Africa. Both parties have agreed not to disclose the monetary value of […]

  • 26 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    On April 26, 2018, Secretary Wilbur Ross, United States Department of Commerce, appointed Bob Wetta, President and CEO of DSC Dredge LLC, to serve on the President’s Advisory Council on Doing Business in Africa (PAC-DBIA).  Wetta named Charlie Sinunu, DSC’s Director of International Dredge Sales to his staff and they will help identify commercial opportunities […]

  • 2 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular photos that marked the 2019 dredging season.   PHOTO: The First Load of Dredged Material from Charleston Post 45 Lower Harbor The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District, has released this beautiful photo of the first load of dredged material from the Charleston Harbor […]

  • 27 July 2020
    Infrastructure, Vessels

    DEME’s latest addition to the dredging fleet is already at work on the African continent. The 2,500m3 trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) ‘River Thames’ has been mobilised in Cotonou, Benin, where she carried out some dredging trials before heading to Gabon, informs the company. DEME also added that in Gabon ‘River Thames’ will be busy […]

  • 4 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    Tema LNG Terminal Company signed an agreement with the China Harbor Engineering Company (CHEC) on September 2 for the construction of a $350 million liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal in Tema, Ghana.  The LNG Terminal, set to be completed in 18 months, will be Sub-Saharan Africa’s first regasification terminal, strengthening Ghana’s position as a regional trade […]

  • 18 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Three months after its last delivery, Fugro has received the third of a series of three Fugro Offshore Coastal Survey Vessels (FOCSV) being built by Damen on December 12th 2014. Like her sisters, Fugro Frontier is a compact, diesel-electric FOCSV designed for a variety of tasks. However, Fugro Frontier has benefited from tailoring to the […]

  • 17 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Bovu Fluid Holdings, known as Bovu Pumps, has just won a large dredging equipment order from a new client, the Delmas Coal company. Over the years, the company successfully completed several projects for BHP Billiton (South32), Eskom, ERWAT, Randwater, Anglo American and some smaller dredging jobs for various municipality’s, residential estates and golf courses. Under the deal, Bovu Pumps […]

  • 5 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    DEME has just announced that they won several new contracts in Africa with a total value of approximately EUR125 million. The contracts were awarded over the last few weeks for projects in Angola, Benin, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Liberia and Nigeria. In Angola, a 5-year maintenance dredging contract has been awarded by Angola LNG for its […]

  • 11 March 2011
    Vessels

      She perfectly resembles her sister, is just as strong and can be positioned to maximum precision: SAL Schiffahrtskontor Altes Land puts the new building MV ‘Lone’ into service. Just three months after the German-based heavy-lift shipping company has sent the MV ‘Svenja’ – the world’s largest heavy-lift vessel – on its maiden voyage, the […]

  • 11 December 2009
    Project & Tenders

    The first and largest part of the R3,9-billion project to widen and deepen Durban’s harbour mouth is on track for completion in March 2010… Source: Engineering News, December 11, 2009

  • 15 October 2010
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Hague, Netherlands – APM Terminals has signed a 25‐year concession agreement for the operation of the Port of Monrovia in Liberia, having been named the preferred bidder for the port management and modernization project last March. The now formalized agreement for the port’s privatization will result in the investment of $120 million USD in […]

  • 10 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Subtech and Royal IHC are taking an important step in the development of dredging capacity in southern Africa. IHC has delivered an IHC Beaver 50 cutter suction dredger (CSD) with an extensive option package to Subtech for the Mozambique LNG export project. Here, Subtech has been awarded for the design and construction of a marine […]