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  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 13 May 2013

    President Mohamed Morsi has called for expediting the implementation steps for the Suez Canal Corridor project in view of its positive effect in supporting the Egyptian economy, luring Arab and world investments, providing thousands of job opportunities for the Egyptians in general and Sinai citizens and the Canal region in particular. This came during the […]

  • 22 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah El Sisi is closely following up the developments related to the New Suez Canal Project, said Head of the Suez Canal Authority Mohab Mamish. The project is moving in line with the scheduled timeline, he added during a celebration organized by the Arab Academy for Science Technology and Maritime Transport (AASTMT) […]

  • 8 July 2013

    Sayyid Mohammed bin Sultan al-Busaidi, Minister of State and Governor of Dhofar affirmed that the government attaches a great interest in development in the Dhofar Governorate in response to the Directives of His Majesty Sultan Qaboos Bin Said. In a statement to ONA, he added that His Majesty the Sultan accords a great importance to […]

  • 10 June 2011

      United Arab Shipping Company (UASC) is the fifth shipping line to send a ULCS (ultra large container ship) to Rotterdam. Last Sunday, the ‘Umm Salal’ of 13,100 TEU arrived at ECT Maasvlakte. Together with six sister vessel to be commissioned next year, the ‘Umm Salal’ is to be scheduled in a AUSC service between […]

  • 29 March 2011

      The World Ports and Trade Summit 2011 today opened at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre. The summit will address challenges, trends and opportunities emerging from the current macro-economic outlook to help provide a clearer picture of the industry’s recovery schedule. More than 40 international maritime business leaders and experts, including senior figures from international […]

  • 2 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    Dredging works at Ras Al Khaimah Port in the United Arab Emirates are set to begin next week, August 6th, according to the latest Notice to Mariners issued by RAK Ports. The scope of dredging operation consists of following: port entrance between the breakwaters and inner channel; vessel maneuvering and berthing area; the outer approach […]

  • 9 March 2011
    Research & Development

      HYPACK Inc. Middletown, CT., a leading developer of hydrographic and dredging software in the marine industry, is pleased to announce that it has appointed Unique System FZE as the exclusive distributor of HYPACK products in the Arabian Peninsula. Commenting on the appointment, sales and marketing director of HYPACK, Inc, said: “Unique System FZE has […]

  • 2 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    SACE, an Italian export credit agency, said in their latest release that they have ensured Dragflow’s exports to the United Arab Emirates, worth € 5.5 million. “Dragflow, with the support of SACE, is consolidating its presence in Dubai. In 2016, in fact, the company ensured its exports, offering competitive payment conditions to its Emirate customers,” reported […]

  • 16 July 2018
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Bakker Sliedrecht has reached an agreement with National Marine Dredging Company (NMDC) to extend the lifetime of the electrical installations on NMDC’s two cutter suction dredgers (CSDs) – Umm el Zemoul and Al Hamra. “NMDC aims to extend the lifetime of both CSD’s with 15 years while improving the efficiency of their production,” said Bakker in […]

  • 14 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Head of the Suez Canal Authority (SCA) Mohab Mamish and United Arab Emirates Minister of State Sultan Ahmed al-Gaber earlier this week gave the green light for the start of dredging works on the new Suez Canal project. Earlier this month, the heavy duty dredger of the National Marine Dredging Company ‘al-Mirfa’, one of many […]

  • 12 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Government of Bangladesh has given top priority on reclamation of land from Bay of Bengal, according to Water Resources Minister Anisul Islam Mahmud. The minister added that the country has already reclaimed around 1,000 square kilometers of land from the sea, reports UNB. “We have built an enclosure at Musapur on the coast. We expect we […]

  • 8 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Saudi Arabian national oil company, Saudi Aramco, has extended bidding for dredging and land reclamation works at its marine terminal in Ras al-Khair by almost one month, Reuters informs. The extension, pushing out the submission date from August 31 to September 29, was given after potential bidders asked for more time to prepare offers. The project […]

  • 1 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    Emirates Global Aluminium (EGA) last week announced the arrival of Cape Taweelah, the first fully-laden Capesize vessel to call at any GCC port at its quay at Khalifa Port in Abu Dhabi. Abu Dhabi Ports has modified the approaches to Khalifa Port to accommodate Capesize vessels bound for EGA, making it the first port in […]

  • 6 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Arab National Bank (ANB) and Huta Marine Works have inked a loan agreement in the amount of $692.8 million, under which ANB will finance the construction and development of the King Abdullah Port project in Saudi Arabia. According to Robert Eid, managing director and CEO, “This deal is part of the bank’s continuous efforts to establish a distinctive footprint in […]

  • 2 April 2012

    Bechtel is celebrating its 50th anniversary of working in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) this year. From its first project in 1962, the Murban oil field development to Borouge petrochemical complex, Bechtel has been involved with some of the most significant infrastructure projects in the UAE during the last half century. These include Dubai International […]

  • 22 March 2012

    According to Sudan Tribune, the dredging work began last week on a $26.6 million five year project to clear the rivers of Greater Bahr-el Gazal and Unity State to allow them to be navigable by boat. South Sudan’s Ministry of Water and Irrigation has inked memorandums of understanding (MoU) with the Egyptian Ministry of Water […]

  • 5 April 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Offshore Constructor (Labuan) Ltd (OCL), a wholly-owned of Tekala Corp Bhd, has entered into a Memorandum of Agreement with National Marine Dredging Company for the disposal of a 300-men accommodation workbarge known as “Offshore Safeena” for a total of US$29.3 million (about RM90 million). Vessel “Offshore Safeena” is a 300-men accommodation workbarge. It was built […]

  • 24 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Construction, Transport and Infrastructure, Zorana Mihajlovic, and DP World Chairman and CEO, Sultan Ahmed bin Sulayem, yesterday signed a Memorandum of Understanding and Cooperation on the river ports development projects. During a press conference, held at the Press Council of the Government of Serbia, Mihajlovic said that after 40 […]

  • 16 April 2019
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Following the February launch of their first IHC Beaver ever built in the Middle East, Royal IHC said in its latest announcement that two more dredgers officially hit the water last week in the United Arab Emirates. “The project is managed by a local team from the IHC entity in Dubai and supported by the […]

  • 12 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    CARIS, a developer of geospatial software, recently participated in an Underwater Technology Seminar in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. The three-day seminar was jointly organized by Unique Group, Bayanat, Kongsberg Maritime and CARIS. As part of the seminar Kongsberg Maritime and Unique conducted hydrographic survey operations with an EM 2040C and the acquired data was […]

  • 27 August 2012

    The next in CEDA’s successful series of conferences, CEDA Dredging Days, will be held in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, on 12 and 13 December 2012 under the theme “Virtue, Venture and Vision in the Coastal Zone”. CEDA Dredging Days have the reputation of being the premier technical forum for presenting and debating new ways […]

  • 7 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders, Technology

                    New Suez Canal Project on Right Track The Head of the Armed Forces Engineering Department and the supervisor of the New Suez Canal project, Major General Kamel Al-Wazir, said yesterday that the digging rate at the project reached 142 million cubic meters. VIDEO: World’s Biggest Marine Excavator at Work […]