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  • 28 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Vietnam is building its longest sea-crossing bridge, the Lach Huyen bridge, near the city of Haipong. In order to construct the bridge, two land reclamation strips have been created to serve as work platforms. The 4.1 km long platforms were built by using TenCate’s Geosynthetics. The 5.44 km long bridge, is set to open in February 2017 and will link […]

  • 30 December 2009

    HUE — The dredging of Hue’s Phat Lat Canal, which has been blocked for years by debris, will help improve the flow of An Cuu and Nhu Y rivers… Source: VNS, December 30, 2009;

  • 15 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Minister of Transport, Dinh La Thang, said he would ask the Government for policies to attract investment to inland waterway facilities. Thang told a conference on boosting water transport throughout the Hong (Red) River Delta that it was necessary for agencies and localities to recognise the role of inland waterways in helping create a […]

  • 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 March 2012

    As Saigon-gpdaily.com reports, Ngo Xuan Hien, chairman of the People’s Committee of Cat Tien District, on March 24 attributed unchecked and illegal sand dredging to the frequent landslides along the banks of the Dong Nai River passing through Phuoc Son Village in Cat Tien District. The severe landslide on March 21 washed away three houses […]

  • 6 September 2011
    Project & Tenders

    The tardy progress of the construction of a US$2.1 million harbour in the central province of Thua Thien-Hue has left hundreds of boat … (vietnamtodayonline) [mappress] Source: vietnamtodayonline, September 6, 2011;

  • 2 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    CMIT (Cai Mep International Terminal) received the maiden call of the 14,000 TEU CSCL Star, the ultra large container vessel (ULCV) of 157,000 DWT, on October 29, 2015. The Vietnamese Ministry of Transport, Vinamarine and the VMS have all played a crucial role in making this ULCV port call happen by funding the Cai Mep […]

  • 28 September 2012

    According to the HCM City Steering Centre for the Anti-Flooding Programme, flooding has been prevented in eight areas where the city has built new drains and dredged canals and sewers. The Viet Nam News reports that the city also plans to do similar work on two other flood-prone spots this year. The eight areas are […]

  • 19 October 2010

    Successful dredging of access channels will be key to the planned opening of four new container terminals in the Cai Mep port area outside… (seatradeasia) [mappress] Source: seatradeasia, October 19, 2010;

  • 15 June 2011

    Rivers and canals in Ho Chi Minh City are becoming increasingly more inefficient and redundant in their function to release floodwaters… (baomoi) [mappress] Source: baomoi, June 15, 2011

  • 5 June 2012

    The Vietnam Net reports that the authorities have failed to put an end to the illegal sand exploitation taking place along sections of the Saigon River near Ho Chi Minh City, Binh Duong and Tay Ninh Provinces. At midnight on May 26, a Sai Gon Giai Phong reporter was present at the river’s bank in […]

  • 2 April 2012

    Illegal sand exploitation along Lang Co Bay in central Thua Thien – Hue Province has caused environmental degradation to the area and the bay, according to vietnamnews.com. Dredging of the sand along the coast from Loc Vinh Commune to Lang Co Town has increased dramatically. In Phu Hai 1 Hamlet in Loc Vinh Commune trees […]

  • 13 December 2011

    The People’s Committee of Ho Chi Minh City has requested the City Department of Industry and Trade to coordinate with related …   (saigon-gpdaily) [mappress] Source: saigon-gpdaily, December 13, 2011;

  • 2 May 2011

    The dredging and cleaning of the lake must be finished quickly to serve the treatment of the legendary turtle… (vietnamnet) [mappress] Source: vietnamnet, May 2, 2011;

  • 1 April 2010

    HA NOI — The illegal extraction of sand that has taken place since the beginning of March is threatening the Thuy Phu dike corridor that runs alongside the Hong (Red) River in Ha Noi’s Phu Xuyen District and the lives and farmland of hundreds of families… [mappress] Source:vietnamnews,April 1,2010;

  • 30 December 2011

    Bien Hoa City Police and the waterway traffic police in the southern province of Dong Nai gave chase to nine boats seen illegally dredging sand in Tan Van Ward of the city on Thursday. While patrolling the ward at 1:30am, the police and environment protection officials spotted 30 people operating from nine boats illegally dredging […]

  • 23 June 2011

    Dykes linked to the Han River estuary in the central Vietnamese city of Da Nang are being threatened by a rash of illegal dredging.   By Vu Phuong Thao (thanhniennews) [mappress] Source: thanhniennews, June 23, 2011

  • 2 June 2011

    A number of seaports in Ho Chi Minh City’s outskirts are underperforming, causing a huge waste of infrastructure and undermining… (viipip) [mappress] Source: viipip, June 2, 2011  

  • 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  

  • 28 December 2009
    Project & Tenders

    Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung attended a ceremony December 27 to begin construction on a waterway passage to the Hau River for heavyweight vessels in the Mekong Delta’s Province of Tra Vinh… Source: Saigon Daily, December 28, 2009 [mappress]

  • 1 December 2011
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    As port and other infrastructure developments gear up in Vietnam to handle a strongly-growing economy, foreign investment in the manufacture of construction products continues apace. In its first production base for infrastructure materials outside of Japan, Nippon Steel has set up a company for the manufacture of steel pipe piles used for wharf pilings, motorway […]

  • 2 April 2010

    HA NOI — The water quality in seven of Ha Noi’s lakes earmarked for renovation had improved markedly after months of dredging and cleaning, inspectors announced earlier this week. “I’ve seen a big improvement… [mappress] Source:vietnamnews,April 2,2010;

  • 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 […]

  • 16 December 2011

    A three-year project will reclaim water space from buildings that have encroached on the Tan Hoa – Lo Gom Canal in the western districts of HCM City.   (vietnamnews) [mappress] Source: vietnamnews, December 16, 2011;

  • 9 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Since 1942, the Military Ocean Terminal Concord (MOTCO) has been a vital ammunition distribution center in support of the deploying forces during the Korean, Vietnam and Gulf Wars. But this facility in the eastern San Francisco Bay Area has not been able to efficiently carry out its mission for a long time, especially with only […]

  • 20 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Ministry of Public Works and Transport is studying the effects of bank erosion in the Mekong River during workshops taking place this week in Siem Reap. Organized by the U.S. Agency for International Development and the U.S. Department of the Interior, the workshops will be held April 18-21 (national level) and April 25-28 (sub-national […]