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  • 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. […]

  • 17 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District and its partners celebrated the recent start to dredging and marsh restoration near Avalon, N.J. during a ceremony hosted by the borough on December 11. The project began in late November and involves dredging approximately 50,000 cubic yards of sediment from shoals in the federal channel of […]

  • 30 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The New Suez Canal development program is nearing its completion and the preparations for the inauguration ceremony of the new waterway are currently underway. Head of the Suez Canal Authority Mohab Mamish recently said that the dredging works on the new waterway scheme will be finalized in July 2015, one month before the deadline. At the […]

  • 13 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    HH Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan President of the UAE and Ruler of Abu Dhabi (C), participates in the opening ceremony of Khalifa Port in Khalifa Industrial Zone Abu Dhabi (KIZAD). Seen with HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Vice-President Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai (L), HH General Sheikh […]

  • 10 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The New Suez Canal dredging program is moving ahead. The Van Oord’s self-propelled cutter suction dredger ‘Artemis’ arrived two days ago at the site and started work immediately. The project was inaugurated by the Chairman of the Suez Canal Authority Mohab Mamish in the presence of Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi on 5 August 2014. The […]

  • 19 December 2011

    The state’s Chief Minister, Mr Naveen Patnaik formally inaugurated Odisha’s Dhamra port, a joint venture between Tata Steel and Larsen & Toubro. Senior Shipping Ministry officials and representatives from the joint venture partners were present on the occasion. Though the port handled its first vessel in September last year, commercial operations really took off in […]

  • 16 August 2010

    Sri Lanka flooded a new port on Sunday, built with Chinese assistance as part of a $6 billion drive to rebuild the island nation’s … By Shihar Aneez (business) [mappress] Source: business, August 16, 2010;

  • 29 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    President John Dramani Mahama is expected to cut the sod in the first week of December for work to start on the expansion of the Takoradi Harbour, Mr Felix Kwakye Ofosu, a Deputy Minister for Information and Media Relations, said on Thursday. He said the expansion programme was in line with government’s decision to step […]

  • 24 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Non-Governmental Organization (NGO), Dredging Suez Canal, has just posted on its official facebook page the latest photos from the New Suez Canal dredging project. About 228 million cubic meters of water-saturated sand has been dredged so far, Head of the Suez Canal Authority (SCA), Mohab Mamish, said two days ago. This amount represents 88.47% of […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 9 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The New Suez Canal dredging scheme is moving forward. This capital project, estimated to be worth over $2.1 billion, was inaugurated by the Chairman of the Suez Canal Authority Mohab Mamish in the presence of Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi on August 5th 2014. Some of the world’s top dredging companies are taking part in this […]

  • 3 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    National Marine Dredging Company (NMDC) has just released this very interesting video about the New Suez Canal development project. NMDC, together with other members of the ‪Challenge Consortium‬ (Jan De Nul‬, Boskalis and Van Oord), recently announced the completion of construction works on the new waterway, which involved dredging of 35 km of a new waterway […]

  • 9 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The head of the Suez Canal Authority (SCA) Mohab Mamish said this week that the dredging works on the New Suez Canal will be finalized before the deadline. He also added that the preparations for the inauguration ceremony of the new waterway are currently underway and the Suez Canal Authority will be responsible for running the Suez […]

  • 1 February 2010
    Project & Tenders

    Narayanganj district administration in collaboration Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Authority yesterday started dredging operation in the Brahmaputra river from Santupara to Panchamighat. [mappress] Source: The Daily Star, February 1, 2010;

  • 25 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Minister of Shipping Shri G.K. Vasan will inaugurate a Transport terminal of the Inland Waterways Authority of India (IWAI) at a function at Garden Reach Jetty-2 in Kolkatta Port Trust area today. Kolkata being a transportation hub on the Ganga, the new terminal would serve states of Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, West Bengal and the […]

  • 21 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Qatar’s Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa al-Thani, has officially launched the second phase of the Al Ruwais Port development project in Al Shamal. According to the Qatar News Agency, the Prime Minister toured the first phase of the project and listened to a briefing on the different phases, the water […]

  • 27 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Minister for Tourism, Commercial Affairs, Public Transport and the Port Neil Costa MP has officially inaugurated the new Sandy Bay after a considerable public investment to recover one of the Rock’s best beaches. The Sandy Bay project brought three ministries together in an inter-ministerial committee, Tourism, Environment and Technical Services which examined beach replenishment and […]

  • 15 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Nigerian Ports Authority said it will continue the dredging of Nigerian waterways to enable more big vessels to call at the nation’s ports. The Managing Director of NPA, Mallam Habib Abdullahi, disclosed this during the inaugural call of West Africa Maximum (MAFWAS) to Onne Port in Rivers State. Abdullahi said that the Federal Government […]

  • 13 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The world’s largest dredging project is close to an end with only 24 days left for inauguration of the New Suez Canal. So far, a total of 251 million cubic meters of sand has been removed from the New Suez Canal. According to the project’s executive administration, this figure represents almost 96 percent of the targeted 258 million […]

  • 24 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The provincial government of Negros Oriental on Thursday formally inaugurated the multi-million-peso river flood control project in Barangay Tapon Norte, San Jose town to prevent a repeat of the devastation wrought by tropical storm Sendong in 2011. Governor Roel Degamo and San Jose Mayor Carmelo Remollo led local and barangay officials during the simple blessing […]

  • 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 […]

  • 16 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The largest infrastructure project since the waterway’s original construction, the Panama Canal Expansion Program will create a new lane of traffic along the Canal through the construction of a new set of locks, increasing the waterway’s capacity. The existing locks allow the passage of vessels that can carry up to 5,000 TEUs. After the expansion […]

  • 6 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    T.P. Ramakrishnan, the Minister for Labor and Excise, Kerala Cabinet, inaugurated the Mampuzha River Restoration Project two days ago, local media reports. The project, proposed by the Panchayat District, will cover nearly 10-kilometer stretch of the river between Kuttikkattoor and Kaduppini. Addressing the gathering, the minister said that the Mampuzha project is one of the examples […]

  • 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 […]

  • 10 September 2020
    Infrastructure, Vessels

    One of the latest additions to NMDC’s (National Marine Dredging Company) fleet of vessels, the backhoe dredger SARB has safely arrived in Abu Dhabi, UAE. After a voyage from Rotterdam, MV Rolldock Sky floated off the SARB in the Port of Mina Zayed. The great co-operation between all parties resulted in a safe and on […]