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  • 8 December 2011

    In her inaugural address, Delta Mayor Lois Jackson highlighted some key environmental, infrastructure and economic projects the municipality…   More info: southdeltaleader By Christine Lyon [mappress] Source: southdeltaleader, December 8, 2011;

  • 31 March 2010

    Karachi—Minister for Ports and Shipping, Senator Babar Khan Ghauri in presence of the Vice Minister for Transport, Peoples Republic of China, Xu Zuyuan, inaugurated the construction of marine protection and quay wall works of the Deep Water Container Port at Karachi Port on 30th March 2010. [mappress] Source:pakobserver,March 31,2010;

  • 20 March 2014

    Inauguration ceremony of Dhaalu atoll Bandidhoo harbour project was held on 10th March 2014. The Chief Guest MP Meedhoo Mr. Ahmed Siyam Mohamed, Minister of Housing and Infrastructure Dr. Mohamed Muizzu, Minister of State for Housing and Infrastructure Mr. Mohamed Faiz, MP Kudahuvadhoo Mr. Ahmed Amir and Dh.Bandidhoo Council members attended the ceremony which was […]

  • 25 March 2012

      As Zeenews.com reports, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Saturday said government was working on a “comprehensive flood protection project” to increase the intake capacity of rivers and revive flood channels. “We should be amply prepared and alert to the threats of heavy floods so that we are not caught unaware at […]

  • 6 May 2013

    An amphibian dredger from Finland was officially inaugurated on Saturday at Silsako Beel wetland by Ajanta Neog, the Guwahati Development Department (GDD) Minister. The officials from the Guwahati Metropolitan Development Authority (GMDA) are hoping that this machine could help reduce urban flooding in the Guwahati area during the coming monsoon season, reports indiatimes.com. Regrading this […]

  • 19 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    ‘In my time as State Secretary, I witnessed the birth of Deltares. This top institute is already five years old, and it has developed into a global player with activities in more than 80 countries,‘ Minister Schultz van Haegen of Infrastructure and the Environment was talking at the opening today of the new Deltares building […]

  • 24 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Bangladeshi State Minister for Shipping, Khalid Mahmud Chowdhury, inaugurated the 155-km-long  Bhogai-Kangsha river route dredging works in Netrokona yesterday, local media reports.  “The government has decided to restore the country’s river routes through dredging works. We have a mega-plan to restore 10,000 km waterways in the country,” Minister Chowdhury said at the event. Five companies, including […]

  • 27 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Levvel consortium (BAM, Van Oord and Rebel) inaugurated the Levvel-blocs production facility in Harlingen today. The facility is producing the concrete armor units that will reinforce the Afsluitdijk Dam in the years ahead. Provincial executive councillor Avine Fokkens (Province of Fryslân), performed the opening ceremony. “The province is happy that Fryslân has a factory […]

  • 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 […]

  • 24 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    President Dr Mohamed Waheed inaugurated the Hulhumale Terminal last month. Speaking at the function, the President said that it was one of the government’s highest priorities to provide the people of Hulhumale with all basic facilities, considering its high population and the fast development rate. In his speech, the President noted that the port opened […]

  • 7 February 2012

    The Union Shipping Minister, Shri G.K. Vasan has strongly advocated Public Private Partnership (PPP) mode in port investment opportunities in India. Inaugurating “Invest Port”, a conclave on investment opportunities in India in New Delhi today, Shri Vasan said that the maritime sector plays a crucial role in facilitating India’s international trade. Almost 95% by volume […]

  • 2 July 2010

    Foreign minister Dipu Moni has urged the nation to protest against undue obstruction to government initiatives.   [mappress] Source: bdnews24, July 3, 2010;

  • 31 January 2010
    Project & Tenders

    The US$360 million Saigon Premier Container Terminal, the most advanced of its kind in Ho Chi Minh City, was inaugurated on January 30 along with the phase-2 opening of the city’s North-South road axis… [mappress] Source:saigon-gpdaily,January 31,2010;

  • 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 […]

  • 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, […]

  • 12 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    New Jersey State, County and local officials gathered last Friday, October 9th, at the Shark River Hills Marina to outline the journey and acknowledge the efforts that led to the award of a contract to dredge 102,000 cubic yards of sediment from the navigable channels of the Shark River. “Efforts to dredge the Shark River have […]

  • 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 […]

  • 19 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    The inauguration ceremony of the 8000m³ trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Ghasha, built for Abu Dhabi’s National Marine Dredging Company (NMDC), will take place at the headquarters of Royal IHC in Kinderdijk today.  Her Excellency, UAE ambassador to the Netherlands, Dr. Hessa Al Otaiba, together with a high-level delegation will attend the ceremony. The new […]

  • 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 […]

  • 19 January 2012

    The Indian tonnage as part of global shipping stood at 10 million GT about a year ago. The Indian tonnage has recently crossed the 11 million GT mark. This was stated by Shri G.K. Vasan, Union Minister of Shipping while inaugurating India Maritime Week in New Delhi today. Shri Vasan said that last year, in […]

  • 21 December 2009

    Ras Al Khaimah is going to open its first dry dock facility within a few months, an official has said. “Al Jazeera Dry Dock is going to be functional by March-April 2010… Source:Emirates Business, December 20, 2009;

  • 14 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Thomas Fields, President of the Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners, gave his official inaugural speech on Aug. 5, 2013. In it, he outlined his plans to launch a 100-day “listening tour” with Port customers and other stakeholders, and to pursue the development of “maritime industry clusters” to enhance the Port’s economic benefits to the […]

  • 22 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) has announced that the Panama Canal Expansion project is now 96 percent complete. In line with this, ACP CEO/Administrator Jorge L. Quijano provided a next-step update at an industry event held last Friday in Panama City. “We are very close—only four percent remains to complete the project,” Quijano said. “An expansion […]

  • 24 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    On January 14, the launch ceremony of the integrated development project of Hengqin New Area & the inaugural ceremony of CCCC South Investment Development Co., Ltd. with a total investment of 38 billion yuan took place in Zhuhai. With a total investment of 38 billion yuan, as CCCC’s largest single investment project, the integrated development […]

  • 13 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    The container vessel COSCO Shipping Panama is now on its way to Panama to make history – the inaugural transit of the Expanded Panama Canal on Sunday, June 26. During the inauguration, COSCO Shipping Panama will transit Agua Clara Locks on the Atlantic side during the early morning and Cocoli Locks in the afternoon. The regular schedule […]

  • 26 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Hamburger Hafen und Logistik AG (HHLA) inaugurated the berth 5/6 at its Container Terminal Burchardkai (CTB) today. State-of-the-art container gantry cranes make it possible to handle ships with a capacity of 18,000 standard containers (TEU) there. The CTB is thus prepared for the latest generation of mega-ships. Dr. Stefan Behn, member of the Executive Board […]