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  • 21 February 2011

    The defeating of 30-year old Northern terrorism is the biggest victory achieved by our country in the early part of this century. Now the… By Ananda KANNANGARA (sundayobserver) [mappress] Source: sundayobserver, February 21, 2011;

  • 14 January 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (January 8-14, 2018).   Contract Signed for First Damen Marine Aggregate Dredger On 19th December in Southampton, Laurence Dagley, Director CEMEX UK Marine Limited signed a contract with Frank de Lange, Regional Sales Director of the Damen Shipyards Group, for the […]

  • 26 August 2011

    Secretary Defence Mr. Gotabaya Rajapaksa visited Jaffna Peninsula to have glimpse into lives of Jaffna people and to find ground facts on po… (defence) [mappress] Source: defence, August 26, 2011;

  • 1 February 2011

      Colombo has been attracting many dredgers for repairs over the past decade from all over the globe, on the good track record the owners automatic choice was Colombo Dockyard for their repairs. The owners Mercator Lines Ltd., have been a regular callers patronising Colombo with their dredgers and tankers, yard has been servicing their […]

  • 11 June 2010

    Government of China has offered financial assistance of US$ 200 million to build the second phase of the Hambantota Port.   [mappress] Source: news, June 11, 2010;

  • 7 February 2011

    Greater Colombo needs 380 ha retention area to maintain a safety flood level of 1.75 m MSL, a study reveals. The present retention area is… (dailynews) [mappress] Source: dailynews, February 7, 2011;

  • 28 March 2010

    The first phase of the Hambantota harbour construction will be completed by August this year and it will be followed by the process of filling the harbour with sea water and the construction will cost US $360 million, the Minister of Ports and Aviation Chamal Rajapaksa said. [mappress] Source:newslk,March 28,2010;

  • 21 June 2010

    Filling of water to the new Hambantota Port basin will take place on August first. This deep sea port in southern Hambantota is being built… [mappress] Source: news , June 21, 2010;

  • 2 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Today brings you some of the most popular photos that marked the past dredging season.   PHOTO: DEME’s TSHD Bonny River Launched in China DEME’s new trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) ‘Bonny River’ was launched last Sunday (April 15) at COSCO Guangdong Heavy Industry shipyard in China.   PHOTO: GLDD Backhoe Dredge New York at […]

  • 27 June 2010

    The first phase of the Oluvil Port project comprising a commercial and fisheries harbour will be completed in September, according to a…   [mappress] Source: sundayobserver, June 27, 2010;

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

    Sabetta Port Construction to Include Huge Dredging Operation (Russia) Nineteen vessels will be part of the dredging operation on Sabetta arctic port construction project on the Yamal Peninsula this year.   Boskalis Bags EUR 80 Million Dredging Contract Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) has been awarded a contract by Daewoo E&C for the dredging and […]

  • 21 June 2011

    The Ports and Aviation Ministry and the Indian High Commission are yet to set a date to sign the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU)… By Kelum Bandara (dailymirror) [mappress] Source: dailymirror, June 21, 2011

  • 29 September 2011

    Defence Secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa assured yesterday that he would take steps to develop the Kalmunai Municipality under the Urban …   (dailymirror) [mappress] Source: dailymirror, September 29, 2011;

  • 15 September 2011

    The Fisheries Ministry had called for explanations from two top officials of the Ceylon Fisheries Corporation (CFC) who were allegedly… By Kelum Bandara (dailymirror) [mappress] Source: dailymirror, September 15, 2011

  • 30 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Fiji has joined forces with a major global maritime logistics company to overhaul the operation of the country’s two biggest ports, Suva and Lautoka, and speed up the flow of goods in and out of the country. The Prime Minister, Voreqe Bainimarama, says poor performance on the wharves has retarded Fiji’s development, added to the […]

  • 26 November 2009
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS) rules are being implemented and single hulled tankers have been phased out. This would result in a large fleet of vessels going out of service by the year 2010-12… Source: Daily News, November 27, 2009;

  • 15 March 2012

    The International Association of Dredging Companies presented its Best Paper Award for a Young Author at the PIANC COPEDEC held at the IIT Madras, Chennai, India, on February 24, 2012, to Darshana T. Dassanayake for his paper, “Important Engineering Properties of Geotextile Sand Containers and their Effect on the Hydraulic Stability of GSC Structures”. Mr. […]

  • 17 June 2010
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Colombo Dockyard PLC (CDPLC) has been successful in securing repeat business from Van Oord, Holland one of the biggest Dredger operators… [mappress] Source: Colombo Dockyard, June 17, 2010

  • 4 January 2010
    Project & Tenders

    The next round of negotiations on the Colombo Port Expansion Project is scheduled for this Wednesday between the China Holdings Merchant International (CHMI) and Aitken Spence (AS) Shipping Limited consortium and the Cabinet Appointed Negotiating Committee (CANC). Source:sundaytimes,January 3,2010; [mappress]

  • 26 August 2011

    In response to the story run yesterday, concerning rock clearing operations at the Hambantota port, Dr Priyah Bandu Wickrama, Chairman Sri L… (dailymirror) [mappress] Source: dailymirror, August 26, 2011;

  • 4 October 2010

    Dredging International Marine & Waterway Contractors, Belgium owned Trailing Suction Hopper Dredger (TSHD) was allocated emergency drydock space at extremely short notice proving Colombo’s ability serve the demanding needs of her callers. Colombo Dockyard PLC (CDPLC) provided the required emergency drydocking and repair services for one of world’s biggest dredger owners /operators Dredging International -when […]

  • 2 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    With the 2019 dredging season now behind us, Dredging Today presents a recap of the most popular stories from the past year.   Colombo Port City Land Reclamation Project Complete China Communications Construction Company (CCCC) has completed the majority of dredging and land reclamation works for the Sri Lanka’s Colombo Port City Project.   $1.36 Billion Ghasha […]

  • 22 November 2011

    An English version of the Chinese standards for port and waterway design and construction that was unveiled on November 8, is expected to help related Chinese industries go global, the head of a Chinese construction company which is the largest international contractor in Asia, said recently. The China Communications Construction Co (CCCC) has spent 6 […]

  • 1 January 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    With 2017 now behind us, we thought it would be a great idea to showcase some of the most watched videos of the year. The top videos of 2017 range from the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project and widening of the Rio de Janeiro’s access channel to the Caspian Sea dredging project. Enjoy!   VIDEO: Launch of […]

  • 28 January 2013

    Over the next decade the 50 countries that border the Indian Ocean, one of the greatest seaborne trade routes of the world for oil, bulk freight and containers, are expected to show some of the world’s highest rates of economic growth. Port development and trade in the region is central to achieving this goal. However, […]

  • 12 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Ports, shipping and logistics development across India, Pakistan and Sri Lanka will form a key topic of debate at the upcoming TOC Container Supply Chain Middle East conference, taking place on 9-11 December at the Dubai World Trade Centre, UAE. India’s economy is at the threshold of a “golden age of growth”, with the potential […]