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  • 12 December 2011

    Short and long-term plans for preventing any further and extensive flooding have already been drafted by the Thailand’s Strategic Committee for Reconstruction and Future Development (SCRF). The committee chairman Virabongsa Ramangkura said at the Thai Chamber of Commerce, that the committee has assured investors, other countries’ leaders and the Thai people that in the upcoming […]

  • 13 October 2011

    Authorities in Thailand are dredging canals and building waterway shortcuts around Bangkok in a bid to protect the capital from the … (kfvs12) [mappress] Source: kfvs12, October 13, 2011;

  • 10 May 2011
    Business & Finance

    DKSH, the leading provider of Market Expansion Services with a focus on Asia, provides marketing, sales, distribution, and after-sales services to IMS Dredges, the world’s leader in one truck transportable dredge systems. To help solve the persistent flood problem affecting Thailand DKSH introduces the one truck transportable “IMS Versi-Dredge” to the Thai market. As sole distributor […]

  • 4 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    Thailand Government’s units have prepared guidelines for the management of public water sources in a public-private collaborative scheme, according to the National News Bureau of Thailand (NNT). Power will be transferred to local administrative organizations to tackle drought in each area. Permanent Secretary for the Prime Minister’s Office, Chirachai Munthongroi, said that he had discussed […]

  • 8 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Maldives Transport and Contracting Company Plc (MTCC) has won a contract from a Thailand hospitality management and holding company, Centara Hotels and Resorts, for the reclamation works on three islands in Kaafu Atoll area in the Republic of Maldives. Thirayuth Chirathivat, the CEO of Centara Hotels and Resorts, signed the agreement on behalf of the […]

  • 12 January 2012

    A government spokesperson stated that the government had already acknowledged in principle of the Royal Act regarding reconstruction after flood – debt of Financial Institution Development Fund. She also elaborated that those two Royal Acts are parts of financial preparation for an investment on water management system and country’s future building. Mrs. Titima Chaiseang, Office […]

  • 14 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Department of Marine and Coastal Resources (DMCR) of Thailand has temporarily stopped the dredging operations on a waterway at the Hua Hin-Pattaya ferry pier. This dredging work is being undertaken by DMCR, with the main goal to create a channel for the new ferries operating across the Gulf of Thailand between Hua Hin and […]

  • 25 January 2012

    Thailand Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra on Wednesday expressed desire to double trade with India to USD 14 billion by 2014 and forge …   (zeenews) [mappress] Source: zeenews, January 25, 2012;

  • 23 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Russia: Boskalis Signs Contract for St Petersburg Port Project Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. announces the contract award for the construction of the Bronka Port in St Petersburg.   Australia: Infrastructure Heavyweights Compete for Melbourne Port Project The $1.6 billion redevelopment of the Port of Melbourne has attracted a high calibre list of civil and maritime […]

  • 11 July 2012

    The state-appointed committee in charge of water and flood management has stepped out to defend the invitation for foreign companies to join the bidding of the country’s water resource management project. Science Minister and Water and Flood Management Committee (WFMC) chair Plodprasop Suraswadi said on Tuesday that the WFMC’s decision to allow foreign companies to […]

  • 27 June 2012

    Royal Irrigation Department Director-General Lertviroj Kowattana claimed that all 123 flood prevention projects, initiated under the government’s emergency relief policy in fiscal 2012, are progressing well and will definitely be completed in 2 months’ time. Mr. Lertviroj stated that all upstream projects are set to be finished by the end of this month, while those […]

  • 29 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (March 23-29, 2020).   Hopper Dredge Ellis Island Arrives in Carteret County As scheduled one the largest hopper dredges in the United States, the Ellis Island has arrived in Carteret County and is now pumping sand on to the Pine […]

  • 13 April 2020
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Royal IHC recently completed simulator training for the dredging crew of the Irrigation Department of the Government of Thailand. This training program was held following the sale of two IHC Beaver 40 vessels. According to IHC, the crew members of both dredgers were able to improve their operational skills by using a CSD simulator and […]

  • 12 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    Maldives: Jan De Nul Wins Hulhumale Land Reclamation Deal Housing Development Corporation (HDC) announced that the second phase of the Hulhumale land reclamation project has been awarded to Jan De Nul Group, according to haveeru.com.   Van Oord BAM Consortium Wins Moin Contract (Costa Rica) A consortium consisting of Van Oord and BAM International, has […]

  • 13 February 2012

    Kerry Logistics has broken ground on the expansion of Kerry Siam Seaport (KSSP), one of the leading multipurpose ports in Asia. Construction started on the third phase of its facility at Laem Chabang in Thailand. Completion is due in the fourth quarter of 2012. Growing demand at KSSP bulk and container terminals triggered the expansion […]

  • 20 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    Deputy Governor of Bangkok, Chakkaphan Phiew-ngam, yesterday inspected the flood protection projects in Bang Sue and Chatuchak districts, according to National News Bureau of Thailand (NNT). One of the flood-prone areas in Bang Sue district is on the Pracharat Sai Song road near the Tao Pun junction. The district office had earlier installed pumps in the area […]

  • 21 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    A canal dredging work along Bang Krasan in Ayutthaya, Thailand, is nearing its completion and is set to be wrapped up by April 30, the Bangkok Post reports.  The project, inspected by Deputy Prime Minister Prawit Wongsuwon yesterday, is about 98% completed. Bang Krasan is a 2.2-kilometer canal in Ayutthaya’s Bang Pa-in district that channels […]

  • 9 April 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Maldives Transport and Contracting Company Plc (MTCC) has just released an update on their Centara Three Island Reclamation Project. Last year, MTCC signed a contract with a Thailand hospitality management and holding company, Centara Hotels and Resorts, for the land reclamation works on three islands in Kaafu Atoll area. According to the update, MTCC […]

  • 10 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    Bangkok’s Bang Na District Office has joined the Royal Thai Navy in the canals dredging project to enhance drainage efficiency, as well as to honor Their Majesties the King and Queen. Dredging activities started in front of the Hydrographic Department, with the office’s Director-General, Charin Boonmoh, inaugurating the event and welcoming participation from Bang Na District […]

  • 28 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    The locals of Khon Kean’s Nongrua District have been suffering from severe drought conditions, forcing them to purchase water for consumption. The 70-rai Nongsala reservoir in Yangkham Sub-district has dried up and the little water remaining is murky and unsuitable for drinking, announced National News Bureau of Thailand. According to the local residents, it has not […]

  • 12 February 2013

    Mott MacDonald has completed its role as technical advisor for a new commercial gateway in Myanmar being developed in response to increased trade and economic growth in South East Asia and South China. The Dawei Development project, which is being implemented by the Dawei Development Company, includes a new deep sea port, industrial estates and […]

  • 5 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Kerry Siam Seaport (KSSP), a world class multi-purpose deep seaport located at the Eastern Seaboard gateway of Thailand, has successfully completed its migration from SPARCS Express to N4. This implementation is an important step in optimizing and improving overall terminal effectiveness to support scalability – and underscores KSSP’s commitment to a global gold standard terminal […]

  • 29 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    During the recent Cabinet meeting, Prime Minister of Thailand, General Prayut Chan-o-cha ordered the government to expedite help for farmers including the dredging of canals and other bodies of water. The prime minister ordered every ministry to come up with measures to help farmers from water shortages during the upcoming drought season. According to the […]

  • 1 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    A committee, tasked with inspecting local assistance projects, has visited Nakhon Phanom to monitor progress in a canal improvement project, according to the National News Bureau of Thailand. This committee, led by Adm. Amorntep Na Bangchang, observed the dredging work at two community canals in Na Thom District and Vice-governor Pramual Mungmart briefed the committee members on […]

  • 30 November 2012

    Attendees from Hong Kong, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Philippines and Thailand successfully completed an International Hydrographic Organization (IHO) capacity building workshop on Marine Spatial Data Infrastructure (MSDI), hosted by the Korea Hydrographic and Oceanographic Administration (KHOA). Fourteen students spent five days in the city of Incheon, Republic of Korea, learning theoretical concepts and SDI best […]

  • 30 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Government of the Netherlands has granted $2.17 million to the Mekong River Commission in support of its MRC Strategic Plan for 2016-2020 including the Flood Management and Mitigation Initial Studies. The agreement was signed in Vientiane, Laos on 23 January, by Dr. Pham Tuan Phan, Chief Executive Officer of the MRC Secretariat and Ms. […]