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  • 6 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    After 2 years of construction works, the extension of the “Quai de Flamands” was finally completed last month. The Port of Cherbourg now boasts a 680 m linear wharf, accessible to vessels up to 14 m draught. This extension was accomplished within the framework of the renewable marine energies project and is also designed to handle heavy and industrial cargo. “We […]

  • 1 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    Bangladesh’s third seaport at Payra in Patuakhali started its test operations phase today by unloading goods from its first ocean vessel MV Fortune Bird. The port is being built on the west bank of Ramnabad channel in Kalapara upazila of Patuakhali. The formal activities of the Payra Port are set to begin on August 13, according to […]

  • 22 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Lamong Bay Terminal in Surabaya, East Java, Indonesia, was inaugurated this morning by the President of Indonesia, Joko Widodo. It was an historic moment for Indonesia, an important milestone in the country’s transport development program that is improving the movement of goods through its vast waterways. Lamong Bay Terminal’s automated container handling system was […]

  • 3 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Alexander Matthey, Vice President, Program Management Office, ADPC, has showcased ADPC’s megaproject at the Seventh Project Management Congress in Athens. Mr Matthey delivered a headline speech to delegates about “Lessons Learned” in the construction, testing and commissioning and business readiness preparation of Khalifa Port and Khalifa Industrial Zone Abu Dhabi (Kizad), destined to grow into […]

  • 29 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    Van Oord’s trailing suction hopper dredger VOLVOX ASIA, which has recently participated in the digging of the new Suez Canal, has arrived at Damietta Port to initiate the dredging of the access channel. Admiral Ayman Saleh, Chairman of Port of Damietta Authority, confirmed the news saying that this is the port’s first deepening project since its inauguration […]

  • 8 August 2013

        Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Authority (BIWTA) has launched a drive to remove wastages including polythene from the Buriganga by operating three newly-collected long boom excavators. Shipping minister Shahjahan Khan inaugurated the drive on the Buringanga adjacent to Shyambazar in the capital. BIWTA sources said about 31,500 cubic meter wastage would be removed from […]

  • 8 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Capt. Mohamed Al Shamisi, EVP, Ports’ Unit, ADPC has personally welcomed a delegation of leading European journalists at the Kizad Visitor Centre at Taweelah, part of the vast megaproject being built by ADPC, featuring Khalifa Port (inaugurated on 12/12/12) and Khalifa Industrial Zone Abu Dhabi (Kizad). The sixteen journalists also went on a site visit […]

  • 19 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    DSC Dredge, engaged in the engineering, automation and manufacturing of cutter suction and underwater pump mining dredges, has spent the past three years developing a corporate culture of safety within its operations. The company began enhancing its safety program in 2012 with the hire of Jeff Yaun as the new Corporate Health, Safety & Environmental Manager. […]

  • 25 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    The upgraded infrastructure at Cochin Fisheries Harbour has been inaugurated by Prof.K.V.Thomas, Hon’ble Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Consumer Affairs, Food &Public Distribution, Government of India. Shri.K.Babu, Hon’ble Minister for Excise, Ports & Fisheries, Govt of Kerala presided the function. Shri.Tony Chammanv, Worshipful Mayor of Cochin, Shri Dominic Presentation, Hon’ble Member of Legislative […]

  • 18 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Some of the world’s largest dredgers will arrive in Egypt over the next few weeks where they will join the crews that are already working on the expansion of the Suez Canal, reported the Middle East News Agency (Mena). According to Engineer Wagdy Zaki, executive manager of the project’s dredging works, Dutch dredging company Van Oord is about to send […]

  • 22 August 2012

    To commemorate its 98 anniversary, the Panama Canal announced significant enhancements to Miraflores Locks Visitors Center (CVM) with the first 3D film of the Canal. In addition, a new Observation Center with a view to the expansion work on the Atlantic side of the Canal in the province of Colon, was recently inaugurated. New 3D […]

  • 14 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Indonesian President Joko Widodo yesterday inaugurated an expansion of the country’s main seaport –  the New Priok Container Terminal (NPCT) 1, Reuters reports. During the opening ceremony of NPCT 1, which is the first of five phases of an expansion of Indonesia’s Tanjung Priok Port, President Widodo said: “We cannot delay the development of modern ports any longer. […]

  • 20 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    North Western Basin Branch of FSUE Rosmorport has invited bidders to submit their offers for the Luga River dredging program. This development project will include repair works and dredging on the approach canal at the mouth of the Luga River, reports portnews.ru. Initial price of this dredging contract is RUR 67,099,735.031. According to portnews.ru, the […]

  • 16 April 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    In the presence of Admiral Mohab Mamish H.E Mohammed Al Qamzi and the leaders of the Egyptian and UAE governments, National Marine Dredging Company (NMDC) has officially commissioned the 6,000m³ custom-built trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Arzana. According to NMDC, the ceremony was held on April 12th to inaugurate the Egyptian Emirates Marine Dredging Company […]

  • 21 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Van Oord’s trailing suction hopper dredger “Utrecht”, the first addition to the dredging fleet already working on the New Suez Canal project, has just passed the Strait of Hormuz and is on its way to Suez. The vessel, with a capacity of 16,000 m³, is the first of two giant dredgers that will help in the creation of the New […]

  • 19 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

                    New Phase for Liverpool2 Liverpool2, with support from Royal HaskoningDHV, at Seaforth has moved into next phase as work to reclaim 12ha of land passes the first stage. Further infilling is due to take place over the summer.   Putting Final Touch on the New Suez The […]

  • 5 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Head of the Armed Forces Engineering Department and the supervisor of the New Suez Canal project, Major General Kamel Al-Wazir, said yesterday that the digging rate at the project reached 142 million cubic meters. The project is designed to enlarge the transit capacity and to increase industrial activity in the area. This capital project was inaugurated […]

  • 14 January 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    As part of the company’s ongoing commitment to sustainable development, Abu Dhabi Ports Company (ADPC) will showcase its award winning projects at the International Water Summit (IWS) 2013, part of the World Future Energy Summit, at Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC). ADPC has been recognised worldwide for many green initiatives, notably the construction of […]

  • 13 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State inaugurated the Secretariat-Bodija Bridge in Ibadan, with a pledge that his administration would put a stop to the wanton destruction of lives and properties occasioned by flooding. The bridge, which is in the heart of Ibadan, was one of the bridges washed away by the August 26, 2011 flood […]

  • 5 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    On December 3rd, 2012, Kommer Damen, President of Damen Shipyards Group, officially opened the new, multifunctional building of Damen Shipyards Cape Town (DSCT). The clever and outstanding design combines a 1.125m2 services workshop and logistics centre on the ground floor topped off with offices and meeting rooms above. Those designated to work in the upper […]

  • 19 September 2011

    After taking part in Charlevoix tourist train’s inaugural trip, Pauline Marois, member of Parliament for Charlevoix and leader of the Parti Québécois and of the Official opposition, paid a visit to Ocean Industries’ shipyard in Isle-aux-Coudres. This visit allowed her to take note of the company’s needs, which is lacking in specialized labour. Let’s remember […]

  • 8 February 2011

      Under the auspices of Admiral Ahmed Aly Fadel, SCA Chairman, and professor Mohamed Al Zoghby, SCU President, the 2nd international forum, “the Suez Canal and the International Variables “, was held for 2 days in the SCU conference Hall, and the SCA Research Centre Hall. This forum will be held, according to the last […]

  • 22 May 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (May 16-22, 2016).   Panama Canal Expansion Project – May 2016 Update In little over one months’ time, the Inauguration Ceremony of the new Panama Canal will mark the completion of the largest infrastructure undertaking in the waterway since the […]

  • 28 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Last week marked the signing of a $1.8 billion Tuas Terminal Phase 1 agreement between the Maritime Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) and the Dredging International Asia Pacific – Daelim Joint Venture (DDJV). The contract was signed on April 23rd 2015, during the inaugural Singapore Maritime Technology Conference. The Tuas Terminal Phase 1 project is […]

  • 7 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Under the patronage of the Governor of Madina Province His Royal Highness Prince Faisal Bin Salman Bin Abdul Aziz, the foundation stone will be laid soon for a number of development projects that will be inaugurated in King Fahd Industrial Port Yanbu and in Yanbu Commercial Port in a total cost of more than $560 […]

  • 8 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Four large international cruise ships are set to arrive this summer at the Puerto Princesa City, the City Tourism Department recently reported. Tourism officer Rebecca Labit said the cruise ships would arrive every week in March until the first week of April with over 2,000 passengers. One of the luxury liners will be the Royal […]