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  • 5 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (January 30-February 5, 2017).   DBL Inaugurates New Dredgers 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.   Governor Scott Announces $15M for […]

  • 3 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Republic of Maldives’ Ministry of Environment and Energy last week held a ceremony to mark the completion of a coastal protection project in Meemu atoll Naalaafushi. According to the ministry’s announcement, the ceremony was inaugurated by His Excellency President Abdulla Yaameen Abdul Gayyoom. This project, undertaken by the Maldives Transport and Contracting Company (MTCC), […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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. […]

  • 31 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Royal IHC recently held a keel-laying ceremony for Maldives Transport and Contracting Company (MTCC) new hopper suction dredger “Mahaa Jarraafu”. The keel of the new dredger was laid on 25th August at a special ceremony held at Nantong Rainbow Marine Technology Boat Yard in China. The ceremony was inaugurated by MTCC CEO Mr. Ibrahim Ziyath and Chairman Mr. Hussain […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 21 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) has conducted another successful trial transit in the Expanded Canal. The transiting vessel, a U.S.-built crane ship named the Oceanus, was maneuvered through the Pacific-facing Cocoli Locks by Panama Canal Pilots Fernando Jaén and Ricardo Varela. The Inauguration of the Expanded Panama Canal will take place on Sunday, June 26 […]

  • 20 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    In preparation for the rainy season, the local government of San Fernando recently purchased an hydraulic backhoe excavator that will be used in dredging river channels surrounding the city. The equipment was inaugurated last Friday at the Mapalad Creek in Brgy. San Nicolas through the initiative of the City Engineer’s Office in line with the […]

  • 12 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (June 6-June 12, 2016).   Royal IHC Secures Order for the Largest Easydredge TSHD Royal IHC (IHC) has signed a new contract for an Easydredge® 3,700 trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) for Tecnoimport and Empresa Constructora de Obras Marítimas in […]

  • 24 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    Coastal protection works at Haa Alifu atoll Hoarafushi officially started yesterday, according to the Republic of Maldives’ Ministry of Environment and Energy. The ceremony was inaugurated by the President of Republic of Maldives, His Excellency Abdulla Yaameen Abdul Gayyoom. The project, worth around $1.2 million, is being carried out by Maldives Transport and Contracting Company […]

  • 4 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    Maldivian President Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom has officially inaugurated the Dhaalu atoll Bandidhoo harbor. This development scheme, worth around $3.4 million, involved construction of a 1000 ft x 300 ft harbor. The contract was signed on March 10, 2014 between the Maldives Transport and Contracting Company Plc. and the Ministry of Housing and Infrastructure. Meedhoo Constituency MP […]

  • 24 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) announced yesterday that the Panama Canal Expansion will be officially inaugurated on Sunday, June 26, 2016. The announcement was made during the inauguration ceremony of the Canal’s state-of-the-art Scale Model Maneuvering Training Facility. The President of Panama, Juan Carlos Verela, was in attendance at the inauguration ceremony, along with the Panama […]

  • 24 February 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The largest infrastructure project since the waterway’s original construction, the Panama Canal Expansion Program, is now 96 percent complete. The Pacific access channel is 99 percent complete and the third set of locks is now 95 percent complete. When fully complete, the new set of locks will double the capacity of the Panama Canal, creating […]

  • 15 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Panama Canal has announced that Grupo Unidos por el Canal (GUPC), the consortium responsible for the design and construction of the Third Set of Locks Project, has successfully completed testing of the reinforcements in sill #3 of the Cocoli locks.   GUPC technical personnel, the designers and Panama Canal Authority (ACP) specialists monitored 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 […]

  • 27 December 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (December 21-27).    Boskalis Dredger Freeway Busy in Portsmouth Boskalis’ 4,500 m³ trailing suction hopper dredger Freeway has arrived at the HMNB Portsmouth and is dredging the channel ahead of the arrival of the Queen Elizabeth Class carriers.   Alphatron and […]

  • 24 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    Dr Sultan Ahmed Al Jaber, Minister of State and Chairman of Abu Dhabi Ports (ADP), has officially inaugurated Al Mirfa Port in the Western Region of Abu Dhabi. “Abu Dhabi Ports, the developer, operator and manager of ports and Khalifa Industrial Zone in the Emirate, recently completed extensive redevelopment work at Al Mirfa Port, upgrading […]

  • 14 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Salalah, an Arab Gulf regional gateway port and transshipment hub on the Arabian Sea, has inaugurated a new deep-water General Cargo and Liquid Bulk Terminal, adding 20 million tons of dry cargo and six million tons of liquid bulk cargo annual handling capacity. The 1266 meter quay offers two 320 meter-long General […]

  • 13 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The European Investment Bank today took part in the inauguration of the fourth lock in the Belgian town of Lanaye, close to Liege and just across the border from the Dutch city of Maastricht. In the company of several Belgian and Dutch Ministers and EIB Vice President Pim van Ballekom, King Philip of the Belgians […]

  • 1 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    DP World has just released a timelapse video of its Jebel Ali Container Terminal 3 (T3), from the construction to the operational phase. The terminal, one of the largest semi-automated facilities in the world, is equipped with 19 highly automated quay cranes alongside the 1862 meter quay with a draft of 17 meters. Additionally 50 automated rail […]

  • 27 September 2015
    Business & Finance

                    Ribbon Cutting for the Deep Dredge Last Friday, September 18th, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers together with the local, state and PortMiami officials, celebrated completion of the Miami Harbor deepening and widening project.   Oakland Dredging in Full Swing The Port of Oakland is nearly a […]

  • 25 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Attended by the national and regional political world, the SEDIMED research project partners and co-funders, Envisan France inaugurated its Eco-Materials Production Center in La Seyne-sur-Mer yesterday, the first center of its kind in the Mediterranean area. Envisan France is the French environmental subsidiary of Jan De Nul Group. “We are very proud to introduce in […]

  • 7 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Per Aarsleff A/S has entered into a contract with Region Gotland in Sweden, worth DKK 125 million (EUR 16,7 million), for the execution of a cruise ship quay in Port of Visby on Gotland in the Baltic Sea.   The first phase with draft design and pricing will begin now, while the final execution phase is […]

  • 29 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Works on the New Suez Canal are entering the final phase with over 40 dredgers working on the project at the moment. According to the Suez Canal Authority, all dredging works on the New Canal need to be completed by the end of June, after which the experimental operation will start. The vessels working on the project […]

  • 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 […]