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  • 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 […]

  • 1 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Defense Secretary Ashton Carter told the Shangri-La Dialogue on May 30 that China has gone much further and faster in the South China Sea land reclamation operations, more than all other claimants combined and more than in the entire history of the region. He criticized China’s actions in the South China Sea as out […]

  • 8 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    For (future) decision makers and their advisors in governments, port and harbour authorities, off-shore companies and other organisations that have to execute dredging projects, the International Association of Dredging Companies organises the International Seminar on Dredging and Reclamation. The IADC Seminar will be held from Monday 24 June through Friday 28 June 2013 at UNESCO-IHE, […]

  • 23 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation, the largest provider of dredging services in the United States and a major provider of environmental and remediation services, announced the award of a contract valued at approximately $35 million with the Ministry of Works in Bahrain. The contract encompasses phases one and two of a development project within […]

  • 12 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Maldives’ Ministry of Housing and Infrastructure has just announced that dredging and land reclamation works at K. Himmafushi are nearing its completion. Following the completion of the Feydhoo and Thinadhoo schemes, Van Oord’s trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) HAM 318 is now wrapping up the dredging operations in the Himmafushi areas. The Feydhoo contract involved creation […]

  • 29 April 2010

    The construction of Maasvlakte 2, the land reclamation project in the North Sea that will enlarge the port of Rotterdam with 2,000 ha, is proceeding well. Two weeks ago, construction consortium PUMA shifted the largest amount of sand ever in one week in a land reclamation project. Eleven Boskalis… [mappress] Source:3plnews,April 29,2010;

  • 15 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    Evosun Sdn Bhd has just announced that the Maniyafaru land reclamation project in the Republic of Maldives is now successfully completed. Under this $2 million development scheme, funded by private company operating two resorts in the Maldives, Evosun created new land by using more than 380.000 cubic meters of sand. The Maniyafaru land reclamation contract was […]

  • 10 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) has suspended the expansion activities of Alpha Water Realty Services Corporation (AWRSC) after several violations were found related to its reclamation activities within the Masinloc Oyon Bay Marine Reserve (MOBMR). “We will review their compliance to our requirements while the suspension order is in place. We will […]

  • 4 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    Maldives Transport and Contracting Company (MTCC) has successfully concluded the land reclamation phase to develop an airport in Haa Dhaalu Kulhudhuffushi, local media reports.  The major development project began in November 2017 with the MTCC’s new trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) ‘Mahaa Jarraafu’. The dredger, designed and built by Royal IHC yard in Qidong, China, is the […]

  • 27 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    The land reclamation operations in Addu City Feydhoo are now completed, according to the Maldives’ Ministry of Housing and Infrastructure. The Van Oord’s trailing suction hopper dredger HAM 318 started dredging and land reclamation works in this area two weeks ago. Under the contract with the Maldives’ Ministry of Housing and Infrastructure, the HAM’s work will […]

  • 1 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    The San Miguel Group and the New San Jose Builders, Inc. are proposing a public-private partnership (PPP) project that will reclaim a part of Manila Bay, as well as build an expressway, a commercial area, a coastal sea barrier and flood control system. The project’s main purpose is to protect the Manila Bay coastline against […]

  • 9 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    To optimize the chances of the successful completion of a dredging or reclamation project, all contracting parties should from the start fully understand the requirements of the project. With this mission in mind, the International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) launched its seminar over 20 years ago. This year, for the 53rd time, the IADC […]

  • 12 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Maldives’ Ministry of Housing and Infrastructure has just released a photo update from the Male Industrial Village land reclamation scheme. This development project involves works on the extension the area breakwater and reclamation of 4.5 hectares of new land in Male south west harbor. The $10 million land reclamation scheme, set to be completed by July 26, 2016, was awarded […]

  • 24 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Dredging and land reclamation operations at Thinadhoo are now wrapped up, according to the Maldives’ Ministry of Housing and Infrastructure. Van Oord’s trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) HAM 318 started dredging and land reclamation program in the Thinadhoo area on June 1. This scheme resulted in 55 hectares of new land and 1852 meters of breakwater. Before […]

  • 20 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A US$50 million contract for dredging and reclamation work in Hulhumalé has been awarded to Belgian company Dredging International NV, according to the Housing Development Corporation (HDC). The Letter of Award to carry out this development project was issued to Dredging International NV on June 18, 2014. The project will commence within a period of […]

  • 10 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    Maldives Transport and Contracting Company (MTCC) officially kicked off the land reclamation operations in Shaviyani Atoll Komandoo last week, local media reports. Under this major development program, MTCC’s trailing suction hopper dredger ‘Mahaa Jarraafu’ will reclaim about ten hectares of new land within a period of approximately seven days. Commenting the project’s progress, the Vice […]

  • 7 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Government of Netherlands will in the future continue to support Bangladesh in its land reclamation and river dredging activities, reports United News of Bangladesh (UNB). According to UNB, this message was conveyed to Bangladesh Ambassador to the Netherlands, Sheikh Mohammed Belal, during his meeting with the Dutch Minister for Infrastructure and the Environment, Melanie […]

  • 14 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    BAM International, the operating company of Royal BAM Group active outside Europe, has won the contract to design and construct Mega Cruise Pier II in Curacao.  The contract value amounts to $29 million (€25 million). This project is part of the total development of $43 million (€38 million) that Curacao Ports Authority N.V. is realizing […]

  • 11 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Maldives President, Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom, has attended the ceremony to mark the completion of a land reclamation project in Muli Island of Mulaku Atoll.   According to an official announcement from the Maldives Ministry of Housing and Infrastructure, the ceremony was held yesterday at the harbor area of Muli Island. During the ceremony, […]

  • 2 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The International Association of Dredging Companies’ (IADC) Seminar on Dredging and Land Reclamation will be held from October 2-6, 2017, at Grand Park City Hall in Singapore.  For (future) decision makers and their advisers in governments, port and harbor authorities, offshore companies and other organizations that have to execute dredging projects, the International Association of […]

  • 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 […]

  • 4 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Philippines’ President Rodrigo R. Duterte has approved the transfer of the Philippine Reclamation Authority (PRA) from the National Economic Development Authority (NEDA) to the Office of the President (OP). Under Executive Order No. 74 signed by Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea on Feb. 1, the transfer of PRA aims “to rationalize the approval process for […]

  • 12 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the founding of the International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC), a limited edition book ‘Beyond Sand & Sea‘ has now been released. The book shows the last 50 years of dredging achievements as depicted through 50 iconic projects. Spanning the globe, the projects represent gigantic land reclamation schemes for […]

  • 5 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Wim Biesemans joins the Belgian dredging, environmental and marine engineering group DEME as CEO of DEME Concessions.  “I have always been lucky enough to work for growing companies or on promising start-up projects. I love building strong teams that can grow together and that’s exactly what I expect to do with DEME’s entire entrepreneurial team,” […]

  • 1 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    Baggerbedrijf de Boer – Dutch Dredging, a Sliedrecht based dredging company, recently started the deepening of the Oranjestad cruise-channel on Aruba, commissioned by Aruba Port Authority. The dredging program includes removal of approximately 200,000m³ from the waterway. Dredged material will be used in a land reclamation for the purpose of the expansion of the industrial-area […]

  • 1 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    After the completion of all land reclamation operations, the sheet piling works at Velana International Airport officially started yesterday, Maldives Airports Company Limited (MACL) said in its latest announcement.  Approximately 3,300 meters of sheet piling works at the north east lagoon area will be laid to protect the 650,000 square meters of land for the development […]