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  • 4 September 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. has published a video of the Dublin Port Capital Dredging operations carried out recently under the Alexandra Basin Redevelopment Project. The contractor performed the project by using the trailer suction hopper dredger FREEWAY. The Alexandra Basin Redevelopment Project involves the creation/rehabilitation of 3km of quay walls, new berthing facilities and the […]

  • 9 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Bangladesh Shipping Minister Shahjahan Khan yesterday inaugurated the capital dredging work that will take place along ‘Daudkandi-Homna-Ramkrishnapur’ river routes. According to the minister, the government will soon set up a modern river port at Daudkandi. He also said that the country’s rivers have been losing their navigability due to negligence of the previous governments, “but the […]

  • 4 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    Shri Nitin Gadkari, the Union Minister for Road Transport, Highways and Shipping, inaugurated the capital dredging scheme at the Mormugao Port cruise berth in Goa last week. Speaking on the occasion, the Minister said that Mormugao is going to be the first port in the country with a draft of 19.5 m. After the completion of […]

  • 25 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Recent funding announcements from the Canadian and New Brunswick governments and Port Saint John include a major harbor deepening program that will eliminate tidal challenges for cruise ships. The seven-year, $205 million project, which is a 3-way funding partnership, involves major capital work at the Port’s West Side cargo handling piers and facilities but will also […]

  • 25 August 2014
    Business & Finance

    Authorities in Chiang Mai Province have inspected the banks of the Ping River to talk with trespassers and have them move out before the start of river dredging to alleviate flooding problems along the river.  The board will take about three months to observe the flow and characteristics of the river and talk with people […]

  • 23 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Vietnamese Deputy Prime Minister Hoang Trung Hai, Ho Chi Minh City Party Committee Secretary Le Thanh Hai and Deputy Ambassador of Belgium in Vietnam Geert Vansintjan initiated the second phase of the Soai Rap River dredging project on Saturday, June 21, reported vietnamnews.vn. The 54 kilometer long route of the Soai Rap Waterway dredging project, […]

  • 27 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    Société EMCC has landed a contract to dredge all waterways managed by VNF (Voies Navigables de France) on the Seine basin. This contract includes the network operations for remobilisation in the rivers with treatment, recovery and/or disposal of excavated material. EMCC will undertake dredging program on all waterways including the main channels, navigable or not, to […]

  • 9 August 2013

    The summarised activity results of the Ist half of 2013 demonstrated that investments of Port Authority to the port development constituted 233,612 million litas – this sum is not only a record sum comparing with other half year periods of the previous years, but also exceeds annual investment rates. Up till now only the year […]

  • 23 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Gujarat Maritime Board (GMB) plans to undertake the largest-ever dredging project in its 30-year history, reports eximin.net. This very important development program will support the implementation of the RoRo ferry project connecting Ghogha in Bhavnagar with Dahej. Regarding these plans, H C Rajpal, the head of GMB’s mechanical department, stated: ”This is the first […]

  • 21 January 2013

    Contract signing for dredging and reclamation of six Islands was held at the Ministry of Housing and Infrastructure. The ceremony, which was held on January 17, was attended by Minister of Housing and Infrastructure, Dr.Mohamed Muizzu and Managing Director of Housing Development Corporation (HDC) Mr. Suhail Ahmed, Council members of the six Islands and senior […]

  • 10 December 2012

    The Bangladesh government has announced the plan that will ensure smooth navigability on the important river routes in the country. This capital development plan includes the massive dredging program on 53 rivers which will cost about Tk 18.74 billion, according to thefinancialexpress-bd.com. As soon as the Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Authority (BIWTA) receives the nod […]

  • 4 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    Van Oord has been awarded a contract by PT PP (Persero) TBK for deepening the port and reclaiming land for a new terminal area in Tanjung Priok, Jakarta, the largest container port in Indonesia. The contract is part of the Kalibaru North Container Terminal Phase 1 Project, which will expand the port of Tanjung Priok […]

  • 27 September 2012

    The government has undertaken a capital dredging program to make 24 important river routes navigable. After the completion of this Tk 18.73 billion mega dredging scheme goods-laden vessels, including heavy cargo ships, will be able to move in all seasons on inland waterways, says Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Authority (BIWTA). “The heavy vessels cannot move […]

  • 2 August 2012

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. has acquired a contract with port operator Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT) for deepening and widening the port and access channel of JNPT in Mumbai, India. The contract has a total value of approximately EUR 175 million. The dredging work will commence in September 2012 and is expected to take two […]

  • 1 August 2012

    Mumbai Port Trust (MbPT) and Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT) have resolved their differences over a crucial dredging project. According to The Economic Times, the differences were resolved after an intervention by the shipping ministry. JNPT and Mumbai Port had differences over sharing of costs for the dredging project. N. Muruganandan, joint secretary in the […]

  • 23 May 2012

    The Financial Express reports that the government has backtracked from its electoral pledge of implementing Tk 114.73 billion (Tk 11,473 crore) capital dredging project during its tenure due to fund constraint. The Awami League-led alliance government undertook a mega project in 2009, but no river route has yet experienced dredging. According to the original plan […]

  • 14 March 2012

      As Arabian Business reports, Qatar is set to award a second contract worth US$1.2bn to start dredging work on the new port in Doha. The Steering Committee of the New Doha Port Project is set to ink the dredging contract for the main channel after it had awarded its bid to Middle East Dredging […]

  • 15 February 2012

    The Bangladesh’s government has undertaken a capital dredging project involving Tk 11,000 crore to reclaim 53 rivers from encroachers. Under this capital project, the BIWTA has procured three new dredgers from abroad while 10 new ones will be procured soon. The Shipping Minister Shajahan Khan said the government will reclaim all rivers by evicting river […]

  • 6 February 2012

    The government has planned to take a 15-year action plan for proper river management and dredging of the country’s major rivers, reports …   (thefinancialexpress) [mappress] Source: thefinancialexpress, February 6, 2012;

  • 20 January 2012

    Defence Infrastructure Organisation has unveiled plan for the capital dredging and jetty upgrade works at the Portsmouth Harbour. The work includes: – A contract for the refurbishment and upgrading of the jetty, berthing facilities and shore services, including high voltage electrical power, for the new Queen Elizabeth Aircraft (QEC) at HMNB Portsmouth, – Additionally the […]

  • 18 January 2012

    The work of a pilot project to dredge some 20-kilometre area under the government’s mega plan to protect the navigability of the rivers …   (bdnews24) [mappress] Source: bdnews24, January 18, 2012;

  • 2 January 2012

    The Rs 1,570-crore dredging project to increase the draft of the channel leading to two of the country’s largest ports–JNPT and Mumbai …   (ibnlive) [mappress] Source: ibnlive, January 2, 2012;

  • 21 November 2011

    The Jakarta administration says a long-awaited project to dredge 13 rivers in the city will start next year.   (thejakartapost) [mappress] Source: thejakartapost, November 21, 2011;

  • 9 October 2011

    Fund crunch has put a question mark on the future of the Tk 22-billion river dredging project. Included in the annual development programme… (thefinancialexpress-bd) [mappress] Source: thefinancialexpress-bd, October 9, 2011;

  • 13 September 2011

    The Gangavaram port in Andhra Pradesh has invited bids for its proposal to undertake capital dredging… [mappress] Source: eximin, September 13, 2011

  • 8 July 2011
    Project & Tenders

    Tenders are invited by Mormugao Port Trust for capital dredging works for non-cargo berths. The work involves deepening to a depth of -9.50 m by capital dredging alongside the berth, along the breakwater, the berth alongside the mole (on both sides)  basin area and approaches to these berths. The existing depths vary from about -2m […]

  • 6 July 2011

    The Chittagong Port Authority (CPA) has launched a capital dredging project at the port…   (bdnews24) [mappress] Source: bdnews24, July 6, 2011;

  • 29 April 2011

    Capital dredging in the main channel of the country’s major maritime port commences from the first week of May, port officials said.   (thefinancialexpress-bd) [mappress] Source: thefinancialexpress-bd, April 29, 2011    

  • 18 April 2011

    An agreement will be signed with a Malaysian company for a capital dredging project at Chittagong port on Apr 28, the shipping minister…   (bdnews24) [mappress] Source: bdnews24, April 18, 2011