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  • 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 […]

  • 20 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    KDM Marine International, part of the James Fisher Group, has appointed Faisel Chaudry as Regional Manager for the Eastern Hemisphere. Focusing on the Middle East, India, North Africa and Asia Pacific countries, Faisel is responsible for opening new markets and managing the company’s equipment stationed in the area. “KDM Marine International offers a proven technology […]

  • 7 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Ports Development Company, owner and developer of the King Abdullah Port, has announced the signing of a financial agreement with SABB – Saudi British Bank and the Arab National Bank (ANB) worth 2.7 billion SAR (around $720 million). The agreement aims to move forward with the development and expansion of the port’s facilities, thus meeting […]

  • 3 October 2012

    North America Western Asia Holdings announced that it has entered a formal agreement with Iraq’s Ministry of Transportation and the General Company for the Ports of Iraq to modernize Maqal Port, a historic port located in Basra’s urban center on the Shatt al Arab waterway. As part of the agreement, the American company will invest […]

  • 20 September 2012

    DP World and Yemeni parties reached an amicable agreement, strengthening the excellent relationship between the Governments and peoples of the Republic of Yemen and the United Arab Emirates, whereby the global port operator divested its entire interest in DAPDC to Yemen Gulf of Aden Ports Corporation (YGAPC). Under the agreement, DP World will cease its […]

  • 1 February 2010
    Project & Tenders

    The municipality of Dubai is the largest city of the Persian Gulf emirate of the same name, and has built a global reputation for large-scale developments and architectural works. [mappress] Source: Earth Observatory Nasa, February 1, 2010

  • 2 February 2010
    Project & Tenders

    Abu Dhabi Land General Contracting is in the process of finalising infrastructure contracts worth more than Dh500 million on Reem Island, said a senior official. [mappress] Source:Emirates Business, February 3, 2010

  • 7 December 2009

    Richard Henry’s sojourns in West Asia had always been jinxed. He went to Abu Dhabi in 1980 to work as a deckhand on a dredger, but returned four years later when the Emirate did some belt-tightening to cope with falling oil revenues… Source: DNA, December 6, 2009;

  • 29 November 2009
    Business & Finance

    The two Belgian dredge contractors which built the Palm Islands and other prestigious projects have still tens of millions of euros to invoices outstanding with Dubai World and its ailing subsidiaries in the project. It’s are DEME and Jan De Nul Dredging… Source: De Morgen, November 27, 2009;

  • 7 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    Royal HaskoningDHV has been selected to produce a masterplan for the Lower Jordan, the river between the Sea of Galilee and the Dead Sea. The purpose of the cross-border master plan is to integrate separate Israeli, Palestinian and Jordanian plans and thus produce a healthy ecosystem, distribute water fairly and provide open public access to […]

  • 18 February 2010
    Business & Finance

    Dubai World is expected to hold onto its global port terminals business despite the group labouring under massive debts. [mappress] Source: TradeWinds, February 18, 2010;

  • 6 May 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    DP World is the winner of the prestigious Golden Peacock Award for Business Excellence for 2013 for its professionalism and quality operations across its five marine terminals in India. The annual award was presented at a ceremony in Dubai in recognition of DP World’s business practices in India. It marks the third year running that […]

  • 1 December 2009
    Project & Tenders

    The financial turmoil in Dubai is not going to affect the DP World projects in India, including the proposed minor port in Bengal’s Kulpi… Source: Times of India, December 1, 2009

  • 1 February 2010
    Project & Tenders

    Covering 40 square kilometres, three times the size of Abu Dhabi island, the Khalifa port will have a total capacity of 15 million TEUs and 35 million tonnes of other cargo at the end of the five-phase construction in 2030 [mappress] Source: Gulf News, February 2, 2010;

  • 19 November 2012

    Westports Malaysia Sdn Bhd, operator of the country’s busiest port, still projects growth in its business for next year despite the gloomy global economy. Its chief executive officer Ruben Emir Gnanalingam said despite the global economic crisis and news of the European economy in recession, consumption worldwide was still increasing. Therefore, he said, Westports’ cargo […]

  • 21 December 2012

    The International Association of Dredging Companies presented its Best Paper Award for a Young Author for the 28th time at the CEDA Dredging Days 12-13 December 2012 in Abu Dhabi, to Mr. Arnaud Verschelde for his paper ‘Erosion Behaviour of a Draghead’. Mr. Arnaud Verschelde graduated from the Delft University of Technology ‘Faculty of 3mE’ […]

  • 28 March 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    With 8 more booths added the exhibition area offers opportunity to more companies and organisations to showcase their newest products and services to the dredging world. World Dredging Congresses (June 3-7, 2013, Square Meeting Centre, Brussels, Belgium) are organised once every three years by WODA, the World Organisation of Dredging Associations. First organised in 1967 […]

  • 15 July 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (July 9-15, 2018).   The Philippines: DOTr Wraps Up 129 Port Projects The Philippine News Agency (PNA) said in their latest announcement that the Government’s Department of Transportation (DOTr) has completed 129 commercial port projects under the Philippine Ports Authority (PPA), […]

  • 19 April 2012
    Business & Finance

    On 12-13 December CEDA organises its Dredging Days 2012 conference and exhibition in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. An optional technical visit will be organised in the afternoon on the second day of the conference. Prospective authors are invited to contribute to the programme. Theme of the conference is “Virtue, Venture and Vision in the […]

  • 3 December 2012

    DP World Senior Vice President and Managing Director of UAE Region, Mohammed Al Muallem, has won the Seatrade Outstanding Achievement Award at the Seatrade Middle East and Indian Subcontinent 2012 Awards ceremony. The prize was presented by Sheikh Khalil bin Ahmed Mohamed Al Salmi, Deputy CEO, Oman Drydock Company, at the event hosted at the […]

  • 27 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Bechtel, the global engineering, project management, and construction company, said today that five of the company’s leading authorities on port infrastructure will share their views and research findings at the 33rd PIANC World Congress. The event, which takes place June 1-5 in San Francisco, will bring together more than 600 navigation, waterway, and port experts […]

  • 25 February 2014

    His Excellency Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem, DP World Chairman, today met with His Excellency Francisco Rivadeneira, Ecuadorian Minister of International Trade, and his accompanying high-level delegation. His Excellency was also welcomed by DP World Group CEO Mohammed Sharaf and other senior DP World officials. Talks covered matters of mutual interest to Ecuador and the UAE […]

  • 1 July 2011
    Business & Finance

    More than 25 participants from around the world — including Belgium, Canada, China, Ethiopia, Ghana, Indonesia, Iran, Italy, Mauritius, Taiwan, the Netherlands, the Philippines and the United Arab Emirates — came to Delft (the Netherlands) for the 36th IADC International Seminar on Dredging and Reclamation. The seminar was organised by the International Association of Dredging […]

  • 9 November 2010

    AECOM Technology Corporation, a leading provider of professional technical and management support services for government and commercial clients around the world, announced today that it has been awarded additional work on its existing six-year, US$149.3-million agreement to provide program management services to the New Doha Port project in Qatar. The new work includes a 20-month […]

  • 3 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    DP World Limited handled 60 million TEU (twenty-foot equivalent units) across its global portfolio of container terminals during 2014, with gross container volumes growing by 8.9% on reported basis and 8.0% on a like-for-like basis. New volume at London Gateway (UK) and Embraport (Brazil) contributed to the increase in reported volumes. Growth in 2014 was […]