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  • 19 May 2020
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    National Marine Dredging Company (NMDC) has just announced the inauguration of the backhoe dredger Sarb in the Netherlands. The inauguration comes as a part of NMDC’s international growth and fleet investment strategy which is aimed at positioning the company as a leader in the industry. The contract for the new dredger was inked by the […]

  • 24 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Maldives Transport and Contracting Company (MTCC) CEO Hassan Shah has officially inaugurated S. Meedhoo harbor upgrade project on 24th October 2019. The ceremony was attended by Member of Parliament for Addu Meedhoo constituency, Rozaina Adam, Chairman Mohamed Faheem, other officials from MTCC and the people of S.Meedhoo. According to MTCC, they mobilized to begin S. […]

  • 21 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Maldives Transport and Contracting Company Plc (MTCC), Hassan Shah, officially inaugurated the Sh. Feevah harbor upgrade project on October 19 at a special ceremony held in Sh. Feevah – part of the Miladhummadulhu Atoll in the Maldives. The ceremony was attended by Ali Riza, Member of Parliament for Shaviyani Miladhoo constituency, several MTCC officials […]

  • 6 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    Namibia has launched an expanded container terminal at the Port of Walvis Bay, projected to double the country’s annual container handling capacity. Works on the expansion of the terminal started in 2014 and were completed by China Harbor Engineering Company (CHEC) under a project worth $268 million. The project, inaugurated on August 2 by Hage […]

  • 27 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The extension of the Dunkerque Port’s Quai de Flandres was officially inaugurated on June 20 in the presence of Patrice Vergriete, Mayor of Dunkerque, Christine Cabau-Woehrel, Executive Vice-President in charge of assets for the CMA CGM Group, Stephane Raison, President of the Executive Board of Dunkerque-Port, and other officials. The length of the Quai de […]

  • 12 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Egyptian Minister of Transport, Engineer Kamel Al-Wazir, announced the completion of a new multi-purpose terminal in Damietta Port today. The multi-purpose terminal, established under the supervision of the Armed Forces Engineering Authority (AFEA), includes  a 630m long, 17m deep berth and is equipped with a backyard area of 50,000m² with anticipated capacity of about […]

  • 25 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Rotterdam Authority has officially inaugurated the deepening of the Nieuwe Waterweg and Botlek basin, making this port complex accessible for ships up to 15 meter draught. The dredging scheme was carried out by Boskalis (Maassluis to the Benelux Tunnel and the Botlek) and Van der Kamp (from the Nieuwe Waterweg Maassluis to […]

  • 13 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince HRH Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz inaugurated King Abdullah Port earlier this week, during his visit to King Abdullah Economic City, the Saudi Arabia’s State News Agency (SPA) reports. The new port was established on the basis of an ambitious vision that the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia needs a world-class port, […]

  • 3 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    The President of the Maldives, Abdulla Yaameen Abdul Gayyoom, officially inaugurated Adh. Dhangethi Harbor Project this morning, the Maldives Transport and Contracting Company Plc (MTCC) said in its latest announcement.  The main components of this project, successfully undertaken by MTCC, included: dredging of 33,553m³ of material from the harbor area; dredging of 17,701m³ from the harbor channel; […]

  • 31 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    The President of the Maldives, Abdulla Yaameen Abdul Gayyoom, officially inaugurated Lh. Naifaru harbor project today, the Maldives Transport and Contracting Company Plc (MTCC) said in its latest announcement.  The main components of the Naifaru harbor project, conducted by MTCC, included: dredging of 53.396m³ of material; construction of 748m of quay wall construction of 353m long […]

  • 28 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    The President of the Maldives, Abdulla Yaameen Abdul Gayyoom, officially inaugurated R. Innamaadhoo harbor project today, the Maldives Transport and Contracting Company (MTCC) said in their latest announcement. According to the official statement, the main components of this harbor development project included dredging and excavation of 26,992m³ of material, construction of a 304m quay wall […]

  • 7 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Maldives President, Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom, visited this morning G. Dh. Madaveli to inaugurate the island’s new harbor and to celebrate the completion of the island’s coastal protection project. Under this scheme, a 17.926 kilometer area affected by beach erosion was filled with new sand and a 454.5-meter seawall was built around the area. The […]

  • 6 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    K. Guraidhoo harbor was officially inaugurated last month, June 24, by Yameen Abdul Gayoom, the President of the Maldives, the Maldives Transport and Contracting Company Plc (MTCC) said in their latest announcement.  The construction of the 281 long and 142m wide harbor started in February, 2014 and the project was successfully completed in October, 2017. According […]

  • 5 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    Sh. Kanditheem Harbor was officially inaugurated on Monday, July 2, by Yameen Abdul Gayoom, the President of the Maldives, at a special ceremony held at Sh. Kanditheem during his visit to Sh. Atoll. The state funded project was awarded to Maldives Transport and Contracting Company Plc (MTCC) for $3.3 million. According to the MTCC’s latest […]

  • 26 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    Cambodian Prime Minister, Samdech Hun Sen, yesterday inaugurated a multipurpose terminal in the state-run Sihanoukville Autonomous Port (PAS), the only deep-sea port in Cambodia.  This new achievement – completed after more than three years of construction work – was undertaken at a total cost of $74 million under Japanese soft loan, through Japan International Cooperation […]

  • 9 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone Ltd (APSEZ), India’s largest port developer, inaugurated the Phase II Expansion of Dhamra Port on April 7, 2018.  The inauguration ceremony took place in the presence of Naveen Patnaik, Odisha Chief Minister, Nrusingha Charan Sahoo, Minister of Commerce and Transport, Gautam Adani, Chairman of Adani Group, and other dignitaries. During the ceremony, […]

  • 12 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan Foundation recently inaugurated the Hawlaf Port in Socotra Governorate, Yemen, after completing a number of development projects. According to the Emirates News Agency, the redeveloped port will reduce the pressure on visiting ships caused by delays in unloading their cargo, and will allow for accommodating boats of various sizes. The port […]

  • 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 […]

  • 6 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Shipping Minister Shajahan Khan yesterday inaugurated the dredging works for improving the navigability of river route from Mongla to Pakshi via Chandpur-Mawa-Goalanda, local media reports. The project aims at boosting navigability of the waterway for facilitating shipment of heavy equipment and goods at Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant. Under the project, to be conducted by the […]

  • 25 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The President of the Maldives, Abdulla Yaameen Abdul Gayyoom, yesterday inaugurated the coastal protection project in Raa atoll Fainu island. The project was contracted to Maldives Transport and Contracting Company (MTCC) by the Ministry in May 2016, the Ministry of Environment and Energy of the Republic of Maldives said in its release. Under this coastal […]

  • 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 […]

  • 7 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    Hamad Port in Qatar, one of the largest ports in the Middle East, was officially inaugurated earlier this week under the auspices of Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani. MEDCO (Middle East Dredging Company), DEME’s subsidiary in Qatar, carried out dredging and land reclamation works for the new port, being one of the biggest […]

  • 6 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    Faris Khalaf Khalfan Al Mazrouei, Chief of the General Authority for the Security of Ports, Borders and Free Zones, and Board Member of Abu Dhabi Ports, officially inaugurated newly developed Delma Port today. Strategically located on the eastern side of Delma Island, the new port will better serve the community as an upgraded multipurpose port […]

  • 5 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The President of Mexico, Enrique Peña Nieto, joined by the Prime Minister of Denmark, Lars Lokke Rasmussen, yesterday inaugurated APM Terminals Lazaro Cardenas. The terminal represents an investment of more than US$900 million and will offer a new gateway for trade between Mexico, a core growth market, and the rest of the world, APM said. […]

  • 30 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dhaka-based business conglomerate DBL Group last Saturday inaugurated two IHC Beaver 50 cutter suction dredgers (CSDs) and two Delta Multi Craft (DMC) 1050 work boats. The vessels were inaugurated by the Bangladesh Minister of Shipping, Honorable Shajahan Khan. Also attending the ceremony were Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Authority (BIWTA), Commodore Mohammad Mozammel Haque, Chairman, District […]

  • 27 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    Sheikh Hasina, the Prime Minister of Bangladesh, will inaugurate the recently dredged Mongla-Ghasiakhali Channel today through a video-conference from her Gonobhaban residence. During today’s opening ceremony, the Prime Minister will also inaugurate eleven newly procured dredgers. A significant amount of material was removed from the waterway to make the 31 kilometer river route operational, the Shipping Ministry […]

  • 18 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    The new Port of Vartahamnen and Varta Terminal were officially inaugurated today, according to the Ports of Stockholm. Värtahamnen has been under reconstruction since 2013. This rebuilding scheme is part of the development of a completely new city district in Stockholm, the Stockholm Royal Seaport. To free-up space for a new city district, the port area […]

  • 10 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    Senator Joel Villanueva is currently working on a project to solve the decades-long flood problem of the province of Bulacan. Last Saturday, he led dredging operations in Bocaue River during the commissioning and inauguration of a new amphibious excavator to the municipality of Bocaue that will be used for dredging and rehabilitating Bocaue River. Bulacan has […]

  • 22 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Vishakhapatnam Port is poised for major expansion, with the Minister for Shipping, Road Transport and Highways Shri Nitin Gadkari inaugurating several projects during his visit to the port last Friday. The Minister inaugurated a container freight capacity developed project as well as the commissioning of 6.25MW out of 10MW solar power plant. In addition, the Minister laid […]