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  • 9 January 2012

    The government’s decision to go ahead with four hub ports – two each on either coast, as spelt out in the national maritime policy – is …   By Anto T Joseph (mydigitalfc) [mappress] Source: mydigitalfc, January 9, 2012;

  • 24 February 2011

    Trade minister Chirau Ali Mwakwere has allayed fears that the Government was planning to privatize the port of Mombasa…   BY LINAH BENYAWA (standardmedia) [mappress] Source: standardmedia, February 24, 2011;

  • 2 February 2012

    Vale’s vessels are capable of transporting 400,000 tons of iron ore will only dock at Chinese ports in total accordance with the country’s legislation, stated Vale. Adapting ports to receive the giant ore carriers is a highly technical issue, to be addressed in accordance with the local and international maritime legislation, requiring detailed engineering studies […]

  • 19 September 2011

    The Philippine government is making headway in its efforts to clean up the country’s rivers, some of which are among the world’s dirtiest… By Kristine Liu (xinhuanet) [mappress] Source: xinhuanet, September 19, 2011

  • 5 November 2009
    Project & Tenders

    Containerised traffic between Kolkata port and Bangladesh soon… Source: The Hindu Business Line, November 4, 2009;

  • 20 July 2011

    The Port Qasim Authority (PQA), which handles more than 38 percent of the sea borne trade of the country, has recently completed some of its… By Hina Mahgul Rind (thenews) [mappress] Source: thenews, July 20, 2011;

  • 2 May 2011

    A Visayan lawmaker has pushed for an increase in the authorized capital of the Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) from P5 billion to P50 billi… By CHARISSA M. LUCI (mb) [mappress] Source: mb, May 2, 2011;

  • 15 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Nathan Guy, Minister for Primary Industries (MPI), has confirmed Greater Wellington Regional Council as one of six regions to receive a share of $8.8 million for erosion control work under an extension of the government’s Hill Country Erosion Fund (HCEF). The Greater Wellington Region has received $1.15 million to be allocated over the next 4 […]

  • 24 June 2011

    Managing director of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Omar Suleiman has said that Nigeria may not be able to achieve rapid… (independentngonline) [mappress] Source: independentngonline, June 24, 2011

  • 28 October 2011

    Latin American countries need to look beyond the construction of increasingly large ports and focus on improving overall logistics infrastru… By Juan Andres Abarca (bnamericas) [mappress] Source: bnamericas, October 28, 2011

  • 5 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    European countries need to join forces to manage flood risks in the future. By 2050, the financial losses caused by floods may exceed current levels five times over. That is the conclusion of a study from the VU University in Amsterdam involving Deltares. This European research project linked four types of models: river-water discharges, financial […]

  • 6 December 2012

    H. E. Dr. Ahmed bin Mohammed al Futaisi, the Minister for Transport and Communication, stated that the Salalah port development program is extremely important for the whole country, reports He said: “The expansion at this vital port is part of a wider vision for future projects for the port which are currently being studied. […]

  • 23 August 2011

    Publicly-listed Mic Holdings of the Romero Group is looking at acquiring seven domestic ports as part of its bid to become the largest port… By Mary Ann Ll. Reyes (abs-cbnnews) [mappress] Source: abs-cbnnews, August 23, 2011;

  • 17 November 2009

    Bangladesh said Tuesday it would need 10 billion dollars from rich countries in the next four years to offset the effects of climate change — double its original estimate… Source: Voice of South, November 17, 2009;

  • 8 February 2012
    Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Ellicott Dredges, LLC had a record-breaking Q4 of 2011, and a full year 2011. In fact over just the last 40 days of the year, the Ellicott team successfully shipped over a dozen new dredges to 7 different countries, including to every inhabited continent, setting an industry record. For the full year Ellicott made deliveries […]

  • 27 July 2010
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders, Technology, Vessels

    DSC Dredge LLC, a U.S. dredge manufacturer, reports an increase in overall sales just two months after the company consolidated its subsidiaries including, Dredging Supply Company, Inc., Best Equipment, and W&S Dredge Manufacturer. After a sluggish start in 2010, the company has greatly increased production with exports making up the majority of backlogged sales.   […]

  • 24 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Construction works on the new Lamu port, which is part of the Lamu Port Southern Sudan-Ethiopia Transport (LAPSSET) Corridor project, will begin next month.   This was announced yesterday by Kenya’s president, Uhuru Kenyatta, during the opening of the country’s first National Maritime Conference. The conference was convened to discuss and develop a national action plan on how Kenyans […]

  • 27 January 2011

    Consultation on the Philippines’ integrated coastal management programme is now underway, with the aim to better protect the country’s … (bairdmaritime) [mappress] Source: bairdmaritime, January 27, 2011;

  • 19 March 2020
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Deltares, in cooperation with the World Bank, is working on a study in the Caribbean to assess the impact of sea level rise and resilience potential of 17 countries in the region. The aim of the study is to derive proxies to estimate the resilient potential of each country in the region and their potential […]

  • 10 March 2011

    The country’s economic growth is demanding more and more importance to investing in river dredging by formulating an integrated plan… (thefinancialexpress-bd) [mappress] Source: thefinancialexpress-bd, March 10, 2011  

  • 26 January 2010
    Project & Tenders

    THE government is going to formulate a policy to stop haphazard sand extraction from different rivers as unplanned sand extraction is harming the country’s aquatic resources… [mappress] Source: The New Nation, January 23, 2010;

  • 4 November 2009

    In Gambia’s coastal towns one of the country’s chief assets – pristine beaches – is being steadily eroded. In a move to make King Cnut proud, the government is shipping in sand… Source: The Ecologist, November 4, 2009;

  • 4 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    Iranian President Hassan Rouhani yesterday inaugurated a newly-built extension to the country’s main Arabian Sea outlet – the Chabahar’s Shahid Beheshti Port in the Gulf of Oman. “The North-South Corridor is very important for the region and the world and today we are happy that its first phase has been put into operation and we […]

  • 21 December 2011

    Chittagong Port, the country’s prime maritime port, handles 92 per cent export and import cargoes of Bangladesh’s sea-borne trade. It is …   By Pankaj Dastider (thefinancialexpress-bd) [mappress] Source: thefinancialexpress-bd, December 21, 2011; Image:

  • 15 June 2011

    Abu Dhabi is to construct a new sailing village to boost the Emirate’s appeal to watersports fans, the country’s tourism authorities…   (independent) [mappress] Source: independent, June 15, 2011

  • 4 December 2009

    Chang Jing 6, one of the country’s largest trailing suction hopper dredgers, is to be launched in Nantong, east China’s Jiangsu Province… Source: Window of China, December 4, 2009