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  • 11 November 2013

    Prime Minister Abdullah Ensour said on Saturday that the port city of Aqaba is Jordan’s sole sea gateway that had been an economic and naval “beacon” connecting the Levant and the Arab Maghreb. In remarks at the opening of a meeting of the 47th session of the Arab Sea Ports Federation board in Aqaba, Ensour […]

  • 9 November 2009
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Mighty boost to Saudi construction capability… Source: Arab News, November 8, 2009;

  • 1 March 2011

    Port development throughout the Middle East, which is claiming billions of dollars, will be the focus for an upcoming Arab ports and…   (tradearabia) [mappress] Source: tradearabia, March 1, 2011

  • 7 May 2020
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Royal IHC has signed three contracts with the Jordan-based Arab Potash Company (APC) to deliver two cutter suction dredgers (CSDs) and implement a new maintenance agreement. The first contract comprises the delivery of a custom-built CSD, the second is a three-year maintenance contract for the IHC dredgers JARASH and MUTAH, and the third involves another dredger, […]

  • 7 July 2011
    Project & Tenders

    United Arab Emirates’ Emarat has completed its oil storage expansion project at the port of Fujairah, boosting its capacity at the key Gulf… (tradearabia) [mappress] Source: tradearabia, July 7, 2011;

  • 27 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    The IQPC Middle East will be the organizer of the Island Development Middle East Conference that will take place from 5-7 December in Dubai. With the man-made developments like Dubai palm islands and the World project in the UAE, Amwaj islands in Bahrain and the Pearl island in Qatar, and recently announced mega projects like $1.7 […]

  • 8 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    The launching ceremony of new 900kW cutter suction dredger (CSD) Jarash took place yesterday at the Royal IHC yard in Kinderdijk, the Netherlands. Named after an ancient city in Jordan, the custom-built stationary CSD will be delivered to Arab Potash Company (APC). After her arrival in Jordan later this year, the vessel will start dredging in the […]

  • 9 December 2009
    Project & Tenders

    MANAMA: As a major part of its expansion plan, Arab Shipbuilding Repair Yard (Asry) has awarded a design and build contract for the construction of a 1,380-metre quay wall to Bahrain-based Nass Contracting. The $80 million contract… Source: Gulf Daily News, December 9, 2009;

  • 10 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (May 4-10, 2020).   Jan De Nul in 2019: Challenging Year for Dredging Jan De Nul Group has just released their business figures for the past year, saying that in line with previous years, 2019 remained a challenging year for international dredging […]

  • 21 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    National Marine Dredging Company (NMDC) from Abu Dhabi has signed an agreement with Canal Harbor and Great Projects Company (CHP), a subsidiary of the Suez Canal Authority, to become shareholders in a newly incorporated Egyptian company, named The Challenge – Egyptian Emirates Marine Dredging Company. Under the agreement, the scope of operations for the NMDC-CHP joint […]

  • 1 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The keel laying ceremony for the new 900kW cutter suction dredger (CSD) Jarash took place last month at the Royal IHC shipyard in Kinderdijk, the Netherlands.  The new custom-built stationary CSD, being built for Arab Potash Company (APC), will be launched at the beginning of 2018, Royal IHC said in their latest announcement. After arrival in […]

  • 14 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    NAWAH Port Management (NPM), a business unit of North America Western Asia Holdings, has entered into a formal agreement with Iraq’s Ministry of Transportation and the General Company for Ports of Iraq to quadruple the size of its terminal operations at the Port of Basra (also known as Al Maqal Port), Iraq’s historic port located […]

  • 4 December 2017
    Business & Finance

     Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. has just released a very interesting video about their Sharjah coastal protection project in the United Arab Emirates. This shoreline development scheme, undertaken by the trailing suction hopper dredger Coastway, involved a significant amount of dredging works and demolition of existing rock armor groynes and revetments for reuse in the new structures. […]

  • 2 October 2018
    Business & Finance

     Ras Al Khaimah Port (RAK Ports) has just released the latest video update on their Saqr Port Expansion Project, named ‘Pushing The Limits’. The United Arab Emirates’ Saqr Port project, set to to construct two new berths – each capable of handling capsize vessels, will consolidate its status as the Middle East’s principle bulk […]

  • 5 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    ETHPE Contracting has won a contract from the United Arab Emirates Ministry of Climate Change and Environment (MOCCAE) for a landfill rehabilitation project in the northern emirate of Umm Al Qaiwain. His Excellency Sultan Alwan Al Habsi, Assistant Undersecretary for the Regions Sector at MOCCAE, and Abdul Baqi Talif, Chairman of ETHPE Contracting, signed the […]

  • 14 January 2013

    Saudi Arabia’s Royal Commission for Jubail and Yanbu (RCJY) has signed a contract with China Communications Construction Co (CCCC) for a development project in Jubail Industrial City, according to Arab News. This important development program includes: – Demolition; – Dredging; – Filling; – Reclamation works. These works will be undertaken in addition to road works […]

  • 4 April 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

     Royal IHC has just released a short video of the the building process and launch ceremony of the CSD Jarash. The 3,557kW custom-built stationary cutter suction dredger was launched on Wednesday 7 March at IHC’s shipyard in Kinderdijk. Named after an ancient city in Jordan, the custom-built stationary CSD will be delivered to Arab Potash Company […]

  • 11 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al Sisi gave an interview to Russia’s Sputnik news agency yesterday, on a number of issues including the bilateral relations and Egypt’s role at the Arab and African levels. In the interview, the President reviewed the New Suez Canal project, highlighting the “marvelous role” played by the Egyptian people to fund […]

  • 28 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    The King Abdullah Port development program, undertaken by Huta Marine Works Ltd, is progressing steadily. Last year, Arab National Bank (ANB) and Huta Marine Works inked a loan agreement in the amount of $692.8 million, under which ANB will finance this capital development scheme. King Abdullah Port is the first port in Saudi Arabia to […]

  • 6 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    Faris Khalaf Khalfan Al Mazrouei, Chief of the General Authority for the Security of Ports, Borders and Free Zones, and Board Member of Abu Dhabi Ports, officially inaugurated newly developed Delma Port today. Strategically located on the eastern side of Delma Island, the new port will better serve the community as an upgraded multipurpose port […]

  • 9 October 2012

    The United Arab Emirates, which is the largest foreign direct investor in Sri Lanka among Gulf Cooperation Council countries and the world’s fourth largest oil exporter, is planning to undertake large scale investments in Sri Lanka.  The newly-appointed Ambassador for the United Arab Emirates to Sri Lanka Abdul Hamid Abdul Fattah K. Al Mulla has […]

  • 6 February 2012

    Van Oord has been awarded the EPC contract for the installation of a Single Point Mooring (SPM) system in Fujairah, United Arab Emirates. The client is Fujairah Asia Power Company and the contract value amounts to approximately EUR 30 million. Work will start immediately and continue until the end of February 2013. The project includes […]

  • 9 September 2013

    Chairman of the Suez Canal Authority Mohab Memish said that the project of “Suez Canal Axis” will be developed in a way that allows accelerating the growth rate in the region as well as attracting Arab and foreign investments to take part in the implementation of the project. He said that the name of Suez […]

  • 22 July 2012

    HR Wallingford is now trading as HR Wallingford LLC in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. HR Wallingford continues to build strong relationships with clients and partners based in Abu Dhabi and across the Middle East. The opening of the Abu Dhabi office builds on our growing international presence, which includes offices in Australia, China, Hong […]

  • 26 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    Van Oord has been awarded the beach profiling work on Palm Jumeirah island in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The contract value amounts to more than EUR 20 million. The project consists of applying sand on the eastern and western edges of the Palm Jumeirah’s trunk as well as re-profiling various beach areas, extension of two […]

  • 16 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum, UAE Minister of Finance and Chairman of Dubai Municipality, has approved the Umm Suqeim beach rehabilitation project. Engineer Hussain Nasser Lootah, Director General of Dubai Municipality, stated that the scope of work will cover all areas of the of Umm Suqeim 1, 2 and 3 beaches starting from the […]