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  • 6 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The National Marine Dredging Company (NMDC) was ranked No. 1 on the category of services in the Top 500 Companies of the Arab World 2013 by Forbes Middles East (Saudi Arabia, Jordan, Egypt, Oman, Qatar , Kuwait , UAE…). NMDC received the award from H.H. Sheikh Nahayan Mubarak Al Nahayan, Minister of Culture, Youth and […]

  • 31 August 2020
    Equipment

    After completion and successful sea trials, the 8,000m3 trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Ghasha – owned by National Marine Dredging Company (NMDC) from Abu Dhabi – has left The Netherlands to start her first project in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). The Ghasha is based on the successful design of the 6,000m³ TSHD Arzana, which was […]

  • 14 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Salalah, an Arab Gulf regional gateway port and transshipment hub on the Arabian Sea, has inaugurated a new deep-water General Cargo and Liquid Bulk Terminal, adding 20 million tons of dry cargo and six million tons of liquid bulk cargo annual handling capacity. The 1266 meter quay offers two 320 meter-long General […]

  • 26 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. has been selected as a contractor on Saudi Aramco’s Long Term Agreement for Offshore Facilities (LTA) program. Boskalis acquired the agreement in consortium with the United Arab Emirates-based company Lamprell. Lamprell will focus on the engineering, procurement and construction of offshore structures, such as topsides and jackets, and Boskalis will be […]

  • 5 July 2012

     In a break with tradition this year, the Central Dredging Association’s trademark conference and exhibition, CEDA Dredging Days 2012, will be held in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates on 12-13 December. The main conference topics will be ‘Infrastructure and Trade Development’ and ‘Dredging for the Offshore Oil and Gas Industry’. This unique opportunity takes advantage […]

  • 26 November 2009
    Business & Finance

    ROTTERDAM – Bert Groothuizen, spokesman of Dredging company Van Oord said Thursday that they are not affected by the financial turmoil around Dubai World, the state owned project developer… Source: De Financiele Telegraaf, November 26, 2009

  • 9 December 2009

    The Palm Jumeirah is not sinking into the sea, contrary to speculation in recent days, a Nakheel executive says… Source: The National, December 9, 2009

  • 8 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

                    NMDC Dredger Al Mirfa Enters Suez The official commencement of the Suez Canal Expansion Dredging Contract is now one step closer with the arrival of the first Consortium dredger, the National Marine Dredging Company’s ‘Al Mirfa’.   Dutch, Egyptian MoU Signed Egypt and the Netherlands have signed […]

  • 21 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (April 15-21, 2019).   Jan De Nul in Benin: Season’s Goal Completed Jan De Nul has just released the latest update on their underwater breakwater project in Benin, saying that the season’s goal was successfully completed.   Two More IHC […]

  • 1 February 2010

    A second port in Musaffah to serve the growing number of manufacturing companies setting up in the industrial zones next to Abu Dhabi Island is being planned. [mappress] Source: The National, February 1, 2010

  • 11 October 2012

    The Suez Canal Container Terminal (SCCT) had two successful navigational trials to test the port access and turning basins for 15,500 TEU vessels. The first trial was on the “Eleonora Maersk” arriving from the Suez Canal’s North Bound Convoy, with a draft of 14.9 m. She berthed alongside before safely re-joining the convoy to continue […]

  • 5 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    The official commencement of the Suez Canal Expansion Dredging Contract is now one step closer with the arrival of the first Consortium dredger, the National Marine Dredging Company’s ‘Al Mirfa’.  Dignitaries from Egypt, United Arab Emirates, Netherlands and Belgium celebrated the arrival of the vessel. The Al Mirfa, mobilized to the project from the UAE, […]

  • 6 March 2012

    The Arab News reports that Abdul Aziz Al-Tuwaijri, president of Saudi Ports Authority, on Sunday inked a number of contracts for the development and maintenance of ports at a cost of SR500 million. The signing ceremony was attended by Transport Minister Jabara Al-Seraisry. These contracts are as follows: – Three contracts are for King Abdul […]

  • 12 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    Dredge Yard recently delivered a multipurpose cutter suction dredger ECO 200 to a real estate developer in the United Arab Emirates for the reshaping and maintenance of existing islands. As reported, the ECO 200 dredger will be used for connecting some of the islands and deepening the sea entrance between the islands. Due to the currents and erosion, the coast […]

  • 25 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    Abu Dhabi Ports (ADP) has started operations at Fujairah Terminals – located in the East coast of the United Arab Emirates – after signing a 35-year concession agreement with the Port of Fujairah earlier this year.  Captain Mohamed Juma Al Shamisi, the chief executive of Abu Dhabi Ports, said: “As we mark the official commencement of commercial operations, […]

  • 3 February 2010

    Nakheel has issued a statement denying reports that The World Islands are sinking. [mappress] Source: Construction Week Online, February 3, 2010;

  • 9 December 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (December 3 – December 9, 2018).   USACE: $17.4 Million Sand Placement Contract for Weeks Marine Weeks Marine Inc., a Covington, LA, based maritime construction company, has won a $17.4 million contract for two dredging projects in North Carolina.   North […]

  • 16 November 2014
    Business & Finance

                    Investigation Launched After Fatal Dredging Accident The body of Floris Heeren, a 23-year-old Belgian crew member of the “Juan Sebastian de Elcano”, who died after falling off his ship Monday, November 3rd, has been recovered and brought to a funeral parlor, reported the abs-cbnnews. Southampton Port Ready for Giants […]

  • 29 November 2009
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    After international construction and development major Dubai World failing to repay its huge pile of debt on time, the state of its bids for development of container terminal berths at major ports in India may come under the scanner… Source: Indian Express, November 28, 2009

  • 24 October 2011
    Vessels

    The launching of Cutter Suction Dredger (CSD 500) took place at Al Jadaf Dockyard, Dubai on Sunday October 16, 2011.The ceremony was conducted in the presence of Mr. Anil Daniel Abraham (CEO) and Mr. M.J. Thomas (CFO) of APT Global Marine Services LLC and Mr.Walter van Wijk, Mr.Danny Nijssen and Mr.Ben Maas of VostaLMG. VostaLMG […]

  • 7 June 2011
    Business & Finance

      The Netherlands based Doedijns Group, announces the opening of its new premises in Dubai, United Arab Emirates to strengthen its presence in the region. This full service Doedijns facility is located in the ‘Jebel Ali Free zone’ district and will be led by Mr. Rakesh Surti, appointed as Managing Director. Doedijns Middle East & […]

  • 5 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Vice Admiral Ayman Saleh Ibrahim, Chairman of Damietta Port Authority (DPA), today signed a contract for establishing a new 630 meters long, 17 meters deep berth in Damietta Port (DP) with an adjacent handling yard totaling 75000 square meters. The signing, which took place in The Arab Academy for Sciences, Technology And Maritime transport, was […]

  • 22 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    A recent World Bank report ranked Kuwait in 36th place out of 155 countries in terms of the movement of goods and services through its ports, but traffic congestion at existing locations has prompted significant investment into new facilities in order to capitalise on commercial potential and secure gateway status for the Northern Gulf region. […]

  • 6 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Netherlands has the best port infrastructure in the world. This is what the World Economic Forum said in ‘The Global Competitiveness Report 2015-2016’. Like last year, Singapore came second and the United Arab Emirates held on to third place. Belgium remained in sixth position and Germany fourteenth. Port of Rotterdam Authority invests heavily in […]

  • 20 December 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The dredge turning glands will be used on board of several TSHD and they are designed according to the customer’s requirements and applications using the latest 3D CAD technologies and Finite Element Analysis to ensure achieving an optimum strength and stiffness. The turning glands are manufactured from cast carbon steel and fabricated steel and machined […]

  • 17 December 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    To complete an extensive oil pipeline dredging and installation project, Murjan Al Sharq Marine Contracting Co. Ltd. (MSMC) has taken delivery of three Damen vessels: a Stan Tug 1606, a Shoalbuster 2509, and a Stan Pontoon 4512 equipped with a Damen DOP Pump. For Damen, this marks the successful conclusion of a coordinated construction and delivery contract involving three shipyards […]