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  • 23 June 2020
    Business development

    Land reclamation component of K. Maafushi Land Reclamation & Shore Protection project is now officially complete, Maldives Transport and Contracting Company (MTCC) reports. According to MTCC, 25 hectares of new land were reclaimed under this project. The first rock boulder barge needed for shore protection works is set to arrive on June 25, 2020. The […]

  • 3 June 2020

    Dredging and land reclamation operations in Hernesaari are currently underway, the City of Helsinki reports. The new residential area will be partially built on reclaimed sea areas. In preparation for this, the dredging on Hernesaari’s eastern coast already started in early June. In the first stage, soft topsoil will be removed and transported to the […]

  • 23 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    As part of land reclamation for the new Lugaport Terminal, Group of Companies Novotrans has successfully completed the sheet piling and sand filling operations. The volume of money currently invested into the project by the holding exceeded $80 million. Commenting the latest milestone, Konstantin Goncharov, the Group of Companies Novotrans President, said: “Upon completion of […]

  • 9 April 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Maldives Transport and Contracting Company Plc (MTCC) has just released an update on their Centara Three Island Reclamation Project. Last year, MTCC signed a contract with a Thailand hospitality management and holding company, Centara Hotels and Resorts, for the land reclamation works on three islands in Kaafu Atoll area. According to the update, MTCC […]

  • 9 April 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    An interesting article appeared in the latest issue of the Van Oord magazine about Monaco’s land reclamation project. With a growing number of people looking to call Monaco their home, this second smallest country in the world has decided to expand its territory by reclaiming land from the Mediterranean Sea. Land reclamation is not new […]

  • 11 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Maldives Transport and Contracting Company Plc (MTCC) CEO, Adam Azim, inspected the progress of Centara Three Island Reclamation Project today. Last year, MTCC signed a contract with a Thailand hospitality management and holding company, Centara Hotels and Resorts, for the reclamation works on three islands in Kaafu Atoll area in the Republic of Maldives. […]

  • 3 January 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) was recently awarded a contract for design and construction of the Pasay Reclamation Development Project in Manila Bay, Philippines. The project will be jointly developed by Boskalis and China Harbor Engineering Company Ltd (CHEC). The scheme has an estimated value of approximately $720 million (EUR 650 million) of which Boskalis’ […]

  • 5 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    The land reclamation works for the construction of an airport in Hoarafushi, Haa Alif Atoll, were successfully completed, according to Maldives Transport and Contracting Company (MTCC).  Under this capital development scheme, the Maldives’ largest dredger Mahaa Jarraafu reclaimed the lagoon on the southwest side of the island, local media reports. MTCC revealed in its announcement that […]

  • 25 July 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) today announced a contract award by the Ministry of Works of Bahrain in relation to the North Manama Causeway. The contract carries a value of approximately EUR 70 million. The causeway forms part of the Ministry of Works strategic plan to improve the existing road network by developing new road […]

  • 22 July 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The Maldives is an independent island nation in the north-central Indian Ocean, which consists of about 1,200 small coral islands and sandbanks (some 200 of which are inhabited). One third of the approximately 450,000 inhabitants live in the capital, Male’ city. While Male’ is relatively developed, the outlying islands require economic and social infrastructure development. […]

  • 12 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    The 10th Dredging & Land Reclamation Summit 2019 will take place from 15-18 July 2019 in London. This summit, aimed at resolving the critical issues related to dredging and land reclamation operations, will gather Chiefs/Heads/Managers/Engineers of Dredging & Reclamation from global Port Operators, Port Authorities, Maritime Authorities, Marine Terminal Companies, River/Waterway Structure Owners and Authorities, […]

  • 11 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    Proposals for a series of potential changes to a section of railway line in south Devon, bordered by steep cliffs on one side and the sea on the other, were officially published yesterday.  According to a Network Rail’s announcement, views are being sought from residents, communities, businesses and rail users as part of a public […]

  • 3 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Mexican President, Andrés Manuel López Obrador, gave the go-ahead yesterday for the land reclamation works associated with the new PEMEX (Petróleos Mexicanos) refinery in Dos Bocas, Tabasco, Van Oord said in its latest release.  Under the project, Van Oord will reclaim 12 million cubic meters of sand to create 600 hectares of new land […]

  • 9 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Government of Gibraltar has agreed commercial terms for the creation of a new reclamation project and subsequent development within the harbor – to be known as Victoria Keys. According to an official announcement, the development project will be conducted by Harbor Developments Limited, a consortium made up entirely of locally based developers. The land […]

  • 8 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    Maldives Transport and Contracting Company (MTCC) has wrapped up the land reclamation works for the first part of the K. Maavaru contract – Lagoon Island One. MTCC was contracted last year to reclaim four islands in the lagoon, located  in North Male’ (K.) Atoll, by a tourism property development and management company – Good Catch […]

  • 27 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    International consultant Arcadis recently presented Hong Kong the option to create a polder as a mean to tackle the issue of land scarcity. The Hong Kong Government is working on a project that calls for the construction of a group of islands and considers the usual reclamation by infilling with sand. According to the government-appointed […]

  • 20 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Hong Kong Government yesterday revealed an ambitious plan for the construction of the Kau Yi Chau Artificial Islands and related key projects under the Lantau Tomorrow Vision plan. According to Secretary for Development Michael Wong, the cost for the construction of Kau Yi Chau Artificial Islands, reclamation at Sunny Bay and Lung Kwu Tan, and the […]

  • 19 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    East China’s Zhejiang Province has issued a ban on new land reclamation projects to protect the marine environment, Xinhua reports.  According to a guideline issued by the provincial government, “apart from key national strategic projects, Zhejiang will stop approving new land reclamation projects and strengthen the protection of coastal wetlands.” The Zhejiang Province’s government will also […]

  • 28 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    At a meeting held with the council members of the Gulhi Island Council, President of the Maldives Ibrahim Mohamed Solih has reiterated his commitment to resolving issues faced by the populace. During the meeting, the council members highlighted the most pressing necessities of the island’s residents, especially noting the need for land reclamation and proper […]

  • 23 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    Sri Lanka’s CHEC Port City Colombo marked another significant milestone last week with the completion of land reclamation operations.  At a ceremony held on January 16, Xin Hai Long, the last of the four state-of-the-art dredgers used for the sand mining operation left the project site. The 269 hectares of land from the ocean is […]

  • 15 January 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    China Communications Construction Company (CCCC) has completed the majority of dredging and land reclamation works for the Sri Lanka’s Colombo Port City Project. According to the Ministry of Megapolis and Western Province Development, CCCC’s subsidiary China Harbor Engineering Company (CHEC) is wrapping up this land reclamation project. The new city will span on 269 hectares, equivalent to 600 football […]

  • 28 September 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Penang government has entered into a second supplementary agreement with Rayston Consortium (Butterworth) Sdn Bhd (RCSB) to further enhance the Land Reclamation and Resettlement Agreement (LRRA) which was first made in 1999, reports Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow. The new waterfront is set to be created within the next few years in north Butterworth, between the […]

  • 20 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    IHC Beaver 1600 cutter suction dredger, named Jarraafu 2, has been deployed to the Maafinolhu Airport Reclamation Project, the Maldives Transport and Contracting Company (MTCC) said in their latest announcement.   Equipped with a 550mm discharge pipe, the vessel has a maximum dredging depth of 14m and is able to dredge 300m³/h. During this $4.1 million […]

  • 31 August 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

     Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. yesterday marked the start of the IJburg beach island land reclamation project in Amsterdam, together with representatives of the municipality of Amsterdam, their partners and residents of the existing IJburg islands.  According to the company, the project involves the construction of an artificial island in the IJmeer lake for the […]

  • 15 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    The President of the Maldives, Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom, has participated in the ceremony to mark the completion of three projects in Madifushi Island of Kolhumadulu Atoll. The ceremony held yesterday marked the completion of the Madifushi Land Reclamation and Shore Protection Project. Under the project 28 hectares of new land was reclaimed and 2070 meters […]

  • 8 August 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging and Reclamation Solutions Pty Ltd (DRS) has successfully completed full installation of the sand delivery (reclamation) pipeline that will be used for the Sunshine Coast Airport Expansion (Runway) Project. Working closely with MP Dredging, DRS wrapped up temporary construction operations including the establishment of the sand pumping pipeline. With the pipeline now complete, sand placement operations for the […]

  • 25 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Government of Maldives’ Ministry of Housing and Infrastructure today signed a contract with the Maldives Transport and Contracting Company Plc (MTCC) for the K. Huraa land reclamation project. During the signing ceremony, the Minister of Housing and Infrastructure, Dr. Mohamed Muizzu, stated that this $2.1 million development program is set to last 6 months, creating […]

  • 17 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    A joint venture, including Penta-Ocean Construction Co., Ltd., TOA Corporation, Rinkai Nissan Construction Co., Ltd., PT PP Tbk. and PT Wijaya Karya Tbk., has won a $445 million contract for the Patimban Port Development Project – Package 1, in Indonesia.  According to an official Penta-Ocean’s announcement, the construction period of this capital development program is […]

  • 11 July 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

     In a lake close to Amsterdam, land is being reclaimed to make room for 8000 new homes along with a large public beach. The new island, covering 150 hectares, is the fifth one to be formed in the lake IJmeer. The BELL 300 dredging pump, powered by an ICE 600 hydraulic power pack, is being […]