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  • 31 May 2012

    On 22nd May 2012 Cai Mep International Terminal (CMIT) set two important new productivity benchmarks for container terminals in Vietnam. While handling Maersk Line’s vessel, the 116,100 DWT, 9,038 TEU MV Mette Maersk, CMIT handled 2,100 containers during an 11 hour, 30 minute port stay. Gross crane productivity was 43 container moves per hour, resulting […]

  • 18 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    The Balance Island concept – developed by Grontmij, Imares and Waterachitect – will be taken to Southeast Asia to determine if it offers an effective solution to the salinization of drinking water and agricultural land in the river deltas of Bangladesh and Vietnam. The concept was developed two years ago specifically for the mouth of the Haringvliet, the Netherlands. […]

  • 16 December 2009
    Project & Tenders

    Engineering consultancy DHV has won the contract to improve the navigability on 250 kilometers of the Mekong river in Vietnam… Source: New Civil Engineer, December 16, 2009

  • 3 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Integrated Coastal Management Programme (ICPM) has just released this very interesting video named ‘Mekong Delta Climate Resilience Initiative’. The Mekong Delta is home to 17 million people and is Vietnam’s most important agricultural region. Producing 55 per cent of the country’s rice, the Mekong Delta feeds more than 245 million people worldwide. But the […]

  • 8 May 2013

    Deltares is coordinator of the Dutch presentations of the DELTAS2013-World Delta Dialogues II Conference in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam from 19 to 23 May 2013. The Dutch presentations will include the results of the ‘Mekong Delta Plan’ and ‘Climate Proofing of Delta Cities’ (a comparative perspective on New Orleans and Ho Chi Minh City). […]

  • 18 October 2011

    The Vietnam Ports Association has spoken out to warn of substantial problems in the country’s port sector… (portstrategy) [mappress] Source: portstrategy, October 18, 2011;

  • 26 January 2011

    The first two of an eventual total of six Super PostPanamax Ship-To-Shore (STS) cranes are being delivered this week to Cai Mep International Terminal (CMIT) in the Cai Mep – Thi Vai port complex located approximately 80kms southeast of Ho Chi Minh City. Six Rubber Tyred Gantries (RTGs) will complete this first shipment with a further two STS […]

  • 17 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    TU Delft and the Water Resources University (WRU) in Hanoi are starting the joint venture VINWATER, Vietnam Netherlands Centre for Water and Environment. On Monday 16 December, TU Delft President Dirk Jan van den Berg and Professor Nguyen Quang Kim, rector of WRU, will sign the memorandum of association. This will take place during a […]

  • 16 August 2011

    At 115,700 DWT and with a capacity of 9038 TEU, Grete Maersk was the first Maersk Line vessel to call the newly opened Cai Mep International Terminal (CMIT) on its route from Asia to North America. With this first direct “Transpacific 6” (TP6) vessel calling CMIT on August 16th 2011, Maersk Line officially became a […]

  • 11 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    Ho Chi Minh City has just announced plans to begin dredging operations on their 18 polluted waterways, located in two of its central districts. The HCMC Center for Urban Flood Control will be responsible for this cleanup project, according to the Vietnam Breaking News. Le Van Khoa, Deputy Chairman of HCMC People’s Committee, revealed more details […]

  • 3 November 2009
    Project & Tenders

    Mundra Port and Gujarat-based Special Economic Zone Limited (MPSEZ) are discussing at present with Vietnamese government the construction of a new port in Vietnam… Source: Port Technology, November 3, 2009;

  • 12 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    Royal HaskoningDHV was part of the trade delegation that visited Vietnam last week with Dutch Minister for Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation, Sigrid Kaag. Royal HaskoningDHV joined the mission with a focus to further strengthen the relationships in water, maritime and aviation. The mission follows the visit by Vietnamese Prime Minister Phuc to the Netherlands […]

  • 11 August 2011

    Authorities are planning upgrades to effectively double the capacity of boats travelling from Phnom Penh Autonomous Port to Vietnam… (phnompenhpost) [mappress] Source: phnompenhpost, August 11, 2011

  • 25 June 2012

    Ha Noi needs help from its community to protect the number of lakes and ponds from encroaching urbanisation. Many lakes have already been lost or reduced because of pollution, VietNamNet Bridge reports. The ministry stated that this situation could get worse by 2020, when about 45% of Vietnam’s population was expected to be living in […]

  • 10 November 2011

    In a major reversal of policy, building work on Van Phong port is currently suspended, the Vietnam Ports Association has confirmed… (portstrategy) [mappress] Source: portstrategy, November 10, 2011;

  • 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 […]

  • 24 February 2010
    Project & Tenders

    Due to the drying up since November 2009, sand-banks amid the river are rapidly expanding and become green grass fields. [mappress] Source: Vietnam Net, February 24, 2010;

  • 1 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    China Harbour Engineering Company Ltd. (CHEC), a subsidiary of China Communications Construction Company Ltd., has won its first dredging contract in Vietnam. The company recently signed the agreement for the Lot 12 of the Duyen Hai power plant dredging project. The contract, worth approx $9 million, includes removal of over 2 million cubic meters of soil […]

  • 31 October 2011

    The waterway at Haiphong’s Dinh Vu port is drying up. Designed to handle 20,000 deadweight tonnage ships (DWT), the port can currently handl…  atimes [mappress] Source: atimes, October 31, 2011;

  • 26 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Transport productivity along the Vietnam’s waterways is expected to increase by 72%, thanks to the construction of ports and harbors, and dredging work along the Mekong Delta. According to a Transport Ministry plan, the Delta’s waterways will eventually be able to handle 83 million tonnes of cargo a year. The five-year plan primarily focuses on […]

  • 19 December 2011

    On 19th December 2011, Cai Mep International Terminal (CMIT) welcomed the CMA CGM LAPEROUSE to the Cai Mep – Thi Vai Port Complex in Ba Ria – Vung Tau Province. Belonging to CMA CGM, the world’s third largest container shipping company, and with a nominal capacity of 13,830 TEU and DWT of 157,092, CMA CGM […]

  • 7 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Vietnam’s Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development has asked affected districts to preserve water in reservoirs and dredge rivers, canals and wells to mitigate the impact of drought and saline intrusion in the southern and central areas of the country. The districts were also asked to restructure their crop cultivation and irrigate water in a […]

  • 26 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Vietnam’s central Thua Thien-Hue Province has just introduced its plans for the Huong River (Perfume River) dredging scheme, aimed to increase the draining capacity of the river. According to the Viet Nam News, the province People’s Committee has set up a project for dredging work at the entrance of An Cuu Canal, entrance and exit […]

  • 11 November 2011

    New flows of trade and commercial co-operation are expected to enhance relations between Luxembourg and Vietnam in the near future, …   By Quynh Hoa (vietnamnews) [mappress] Source: vietnamnews, November 11, 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 […]

  • 17 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    USA: Officials Introduce Dredging Plan for Rockaway Beach The US Army Corps of Engineers, New York District intends to issue an Invitation for Bids (IFB) for dredging of Rockaway Beach and Coney Island.   Boskalis Wins Dredging Contracts in Australia and Vietnam Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) has acquired dredging contracts in Australia and Vietnam […]