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  • 23 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    The inaugural Port Authorities Roundtable was held in Singapore on April 20 in conjunction with the 10th Singapore Maritime Week 2015. Organised by the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA), the closed-door roundtable event brought together port authorities from around the world to network, share insights on pertinent issues and best practices, as well as […]

  • 4 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    Bangladesh Prime Minister, Sheikh Hasina, today inaugurated work on the Noakhali flood control project, aimed to improve water drainage system and control intrusion of silts and saline water.  She kicked off the development scheme via video conference from her Ganabhaban residence in Dhaka, local media reports. “Our utmost goal is to ensure overall development of […]

  • 17 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Central Dredging Association (CEDA) has added a new commission to its ranks: the Dredging Management Commission (DMC). This commission was set up to provide for initiating and facilitating discussions, innovations and questions from the dredging community on the management of dredging works in the broadest sense. Its aim is to bring together all stakeholders […]

  • 21 February 2012

    On Sunday, Shipping minister Shajahan Khan formally inaugurated night navigation at the Paturia-Baghabari river route to facilitate more passenger services and transportation of goods, officials said. “The present government has given importance to develop the country’s river routes and conserve them,” said Khan. The BIWTA has finished the Paturia-Baghabari river route dredging (about 50 kilometres) […]

  • 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 […]

  • 25 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    Dutch national public work authority Rijkswaterstaat has officially completed the lowering of 462 groynes and the construction of a 10 km longitudinal training dam on the river Rhine. The project costed €110 million and will reduce the water level on the Rhine with 6 – 12 centimeters in case of an extreme discharge. Contractors involved […]

  • 20 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Marotechniek, a Dutch company involved in finding new solutions for the dredging, marine, offshore and industrial sectors, has developed a new electric underwater motor, which will have its inaugural showcase during the 2015 Europort exhibition. The unit, driven by a permanent magnet submersible motor, is especially suitable for waterborne sand mining. The motor features built-in ‘permanent […]

  • 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 […]

  • 15 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Port of HaminaKotka Ltd and Steveco Oy have jointly constructed a world-class pulp terminal in the new D-area in the western part of the Mussalo Harbor in Kotka, Finland. The port has invested almost 40 million euros in the infrastructure and the expansion area of approx. 30 hectares. The inauguration ceremonies of the D-area and […]

  • 18 December 2012

    ADPC showcased some of the world leading technology behind its new AED 26.5 billion (USD 7.2 billion) Khalifa Port, which was formally inaugurated on 12/12/12. The company displayed its state-of-the-art 3D GIS simulator, used to simulate the movement of consignments within the port, at the 2012 ESRI Middle East and Africa User Conference (MEAUC). The […]

  • 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 […]

  • 7 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    His Majesty King Philippe of Belgium will visit the Port of Antwerp on June 10 to officially open the Kieldrecht lock, the largest in the world.  Construction of the Kieldrecht lock was necessary in order to ensure better access to the port area on the left bank of the Scheldt, as the existing Kallo lock […]

  • 17 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dredging operations on the Port of Puducherry entrance channel, undertaken by the Dredging Corporation of India Ltd (DCI), are moving ahead according to schedule, the company said in its latest release. DCI’s new inland cutter suction dredger ID Ganga, which joined their dredging fleet in December 2016, has been mobilized for this work. After initial preparations, […]

  • 11 May 2012

    U.S. Sen. David Vitter recently gave his opening remarks at the inaugural meeting of the conference committee tasked with finalizing the Highway Bill between the U.S. House and Senate. Vitter stated that he’ll work to make sure the RESTORE Act and the Realize America’s Maritime Promise (RAMP) Act will be included in the final version […]

  • 24 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    The New Suez Canal will be equipped with the most modern seamarks and buoys to achieve the highest level of navigational safety to passing ships, Chairman of the Suez Canal Authority Mohab Mamish said. During a meeting with visiting UAE State Minister Sultan al Jaber and his accompanying delegation, Mamish said 110 buoys will be […]

  • 15 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Following the success of the inaugural Egypt Ports and Waterways Summit in 2015, IQPC has announced that the second edition of the event will take place in September. With the New Suez Canal project completed, the focus in the country has shifted to the next stage of the economic plan; the Suez Canal area development plan (SCZone) […]

  • 24 May 2012

    IQPC has announced that the Dredging & Port Expansion Africa 2013, the inaugural Africa dredging event, is scheduled for 11-14 February, 2013. The host city will again be Durban, and this time the focus will be squarely on Africa north of the Limpopo – that is in addition to again covering South Africa’s dredging and […]

  • 1 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    With 1,300 new Indian-built Ford automobiles loaded onto the Grand Dahlia on August 27th for delivery to Mexico, a new era for the Indian auto industry and Gujarat Port Pipavav started. The 59,217 gross ton roll on/roll off (Ro/Ro) vessel was the first to call Western India’s fastest-growing port, operated as part of the APM […]

  • 6 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The preparations for the inauguration ceremony of the New Suez Canal are currently underway, according to the head of the Suez Canal Authority (SCA) Mohab Mamish. Mamish said two days ago that the dredging works on the new waterway scheme will be finalized before the deadline. He also added that the Suez Canal Authority will be responsible […]

  • 28 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    President of the Republic of Maldives, Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom, inaugurated the official development of a new runway at Velana International Airport (VIA) in Hulhule yesterday. The project is awarded to Beijing Urban Construction Group (BUCG) from China. During the ceremony, the president was accompanied by the managing director of Maldives Airport’s Company Ltd (MACL), Adil Moosa, […]

  • 25 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    VIDEO: Panama Canal Expansion – October 2015 Seven years had passed since the inauguration of the Panama Canal Expansion Program and the project continues forward at full speed. IMS Introduces GeoPool Technology IMS Dredge has announced the acquisition of a patent pending state-of-the-art dewatering technology that is inexpensive, reusable, scalable, and does not require polymers […]

  • 27 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The first test run of the New Suez Canal was performed successfully on Saturday, July 25th, bringing this iconic project one step closer to completion. In total, six different size boxships successfully navigated the new waterway, proving its readiness for full-fledged operations. The trial run is an important milestone before the official inauguration of the New Canal, on Thursday, August 6, 2015. […]

  • 5 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    The National Safety Week is being observed at the Dredging Corporation of India Limited (DCI). On this occasion, Capt. D.K.Mohanty, Chairman and Managing Director of the corporation hosted the safety flag and administered the pledge to all the employees at the corporate office. In his inaugural address,CMD stressed upon the importance of safety in workplace […]

  • 8 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Scotland’s only council-owned dredger has made its inaugural journey from shipyard to the sea. Moray Council – responsible for the maintenance of six harbors – is the only local authority in Scotland to own its own dredger. The £2.5 million, 250 tonne vessel was floated off at high tide from the Macduff Shipyard construction shed […]

  • 23 July 2010
    Business & Finance

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. has successfully closed an inaugural USD 450 million US Private Placement Notes program with 26 institutional investors in the United States and United Kingdom. The significantly oversubscribed program consists of three tranches with maturities of 7, 10 and 12 years and was issued in both US dollars and Sterling. The US […]

  • 15 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    Senior maritime representatives from 11 countries embarked on the 2nd Maritime Public Leaders’ Programme (MPLP) today at the Nanyang Technological University’s (NTU) Infrastructure Systems and Maritime Studies Division, School of Civil and Environmental Engineering. Organised by the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA), in partnership with NTU, and supported by the Ministry of Foreign […]