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  • 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 […]

  • 24 July 2019
    Business & Finance

     Just one year after the arrival of the first caisson, the Monaco Land Extension Project reached another amazing milestone last week – the 17th caisson was successfully immersed, completing the ‘belt’ that will form a new coastline in Monaco. The structure, erected during the last 12 months, is 500 meters long and rests at […]

  • 12 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Lyttelton Port of Christchurch (LPC) will lodge a Resource Consent Application (RCA) tomorrow for a further expansion of the reclamation at Te Awaparahi Bay, the company said in its latest announcement.  “The reclamation is needed to provide space for the port to meet the South Island’s growing freight requirements. It will ensure we can […]

  • 4 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    Lyttelton Port of Christchurch’s new $85 million Cashin Quay 2 wharf was officially opened today by the Deputy Prime Minister, Bill English. “Our new Cashin Quay 2 wharf is an example of how we are increasing our capacity, growing our container trade and planning to meet the challenge of the next 30 years,” said LPC Chairman Trevor […]

  • 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 […]

  • 5 July 2018
    Project & Tenders

    The Maldives President, Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom, has taken part in a ceremony held to mark the completion of the airport land reclamation project in Funadhoo Island. According to the presidency office website, the special ceremony that was held at Sh. Funadhoo on Monday, July 2nd marked the completion of the land reclamation project and beginning […]

  • 2 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Rotterdam is creating space for an offshore center for wind energy at sea, decommissioning (the dismantling of oil and gas platforms) and the oil and gas market – Offshore Center Maasvlakte 2 (OCMV2), the port said in its latest release.  This new site of up to 70 hectares will be created using […]

  • 3 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    Boskalis has received a Letter of Award from the Housing & Development Board of Singapore for the development of a polder at the north western tip of Pulau Tekong. The contract value for the joint venture with Penta Ocean Construction Company is approximately EUR800 million of which Boskalis’ share is approximately EUR400 million. Boskalis and […]

  • 10 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Central Environmental Authority of Sri Lanka has taken an emergency action to halt large-scale land reclamation carried out illegally in two separate locations in Dandugama, Ja-ela, under the direction of President Maithripala Sirisena.  After received a complaint lodged by the locals, President Sirisena instructed the chairman of the Central Environmental Authority to investigate the incident and […]

  • 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 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    The International Association of Dredging Companies has announced that their International Seminar on Dredging and Reclamation will be held in Singapore, 17-21 October 2016. To optimize the chances of the successful completion of a project, contracting parties should, from the start, fully understand the requirements of a dredging project. This five-day course strives to provide […]

  • 15 July 2020
    Business development

    The 11th Dredging and Land Reclamation Asia Summit will be held from 7th-11th September 2020 LIVE ONLINE, informs Equip Global. Backed by demand from global ports and maritime authorities, this summit will be the best platform for dredging and reclamation experts to gather and have countless networking and learning opportunities about the latest project and […]

  • 1 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    Land reclamation operations at Thinadhoo are now underway, according to the Maldives’ Ministry of Housing and Infrastructure. After completion of its work in Addu City Feydhoo last week, the Van Oord’s trailing suction hopper dredger HAM 318 started dredging and land reclamation program in the Thinadhoo area this morning. The Feydhoo scheme involved creation of 50 hectares of […]

  • 31 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    Baltic Fuel Company (BFC) has been granted a permit by the Federal Marine and River Transport Agency (Rosmorrechflot) for the reclamation works at its Marine Oil Terminal “Turukhtannye Islands” facility in St. Petersburg. The latest development follows BFC’s announcement from last month that it had signed an agreement with Rosmorrechflot for the 1.43 hectare Turukhtanniye Islands reclamation project. […]

  • 18 January 2018
    Business & Finance

     Jan De Nul Group today released this video about the company’s major land reclamation project in Nigeria. In 2015, JDN started this land reclamation project for the Dangote Group. The African company wanted to build its own oil refinery and fertilizer plant in Lekki, 60 kilometers east of Lagos. For the project, JDN brought in […]

  • 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 […]

  • 10 January 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

     Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. recently released a video about the Duqm project which involves the creation of an enormous port area that will house, among other things, a bulk terminal and a refinery. The company is executing this engineering, procurement & construct contract for the Special Economic Zone Authority Duqm. Operations began in 2017 […]

  • 26 April 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The $193 million Port of Townsville Channel Upgrade Project has taken another major step with a multi-million-dollar rock supply contract awarded to Holcim Australia Pty Ltd. Holcim will supply a significant portion of the rock required to construct the wall that will protect a 62-ha Reclamation Area that will eventually accommodate expanded Port infrastructure. Holcim […]

  • 26 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    In anticipation of the significant growth in petroleum trading in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) region, Singapore-based Trescorp is to launch a new 45-hectare terminal in Sohar Port with an investment of $600 million. According to the announcement, the new facility will feature six deep-water berths, with 25 meter drafts, one of them capable of […]

  • 7 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Mohammed bin Rashid Space Centre (MBRSC) has announced the results of conducting an analytical study to monitor the changes on Dubai coastlines during varying periods between 2009 and 2015. The study covered the natural geographical and human changes the Dubai coastline witnessed, from Al Mamzar Beach Park to the Dubai Waterfront Project and the […]

  • 2 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    Airport Authority Hong Kong (AA) kicked off the construction of Hong Kong International Airport’s (HKIA) Three-Runway System (3RS) yesterday. The eight-year construction of 3RS is expected to be completed in 2024, with the commissioning of the new runway in 2022, HKIA said in the announcement. The construction entails reclamation of approximately 650 hectares of land, […]

  • 11 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Eastland Port plans to make its first application in July for resource consent to rebuild wharf 6, strengthen a portion of the river training wall, and reshape the slipway.  The second application, set for the next year, will be to extend wharf 8, required reclamation, breakwater repairs and dredging, according to their latest announcement. A […]

  • 28 May 2012

    Mohamed Latheef, the Managing Director of the government owned Thilafushi Corporation (TCL), said that delays in the Thilafushi reclamation project have resulted in only 20 percent of the work being completed. The Rf323 million ($US21 million) project was awarded to the Heavy Load Maldives company in September 2010, with work beginning in February 2011. The […]

  • 17 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    “When you sail into Rotterdam’s Europort and see the new Maasvlakte 2, enter the Khalifa Port and Industrial Zone Project (KPIZ) in Abu Dhabi or visit Hong Kong’s container terminals, it’s hard to imagine that these areas were once simply wide expanses of water,” stated René Kolman, secretary general, International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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, […]