• Strategic sale of NMDC, SAIL units on cards

    The Union government has begun the process for strategic disinvestment in assets of public sector undertakings, including three units of Steel Authority of India (SAIL), one of NMDC Ltd and Ferro Scrap Nigam Ltd (FSNL).


    The United Arab Emirates has reviewed a plan to develop an LNG terminal in the western Indian state of Gujarat in coordination with Swan Energy, according to official Emirates News Agency (WAM).

  • NMDC and Swan LNG Private collaborate to...

    His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Al Nayan, Abu Dhabi Crown Prince and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, visited as Chief Guest to India's 68th Republic Day Celebration at New Delhi on 26th January 2017, has inaugurated commencement of development works of India's First FSRU based LNG Import Port at Jafrabad, Gujarat, which is being implemented by the National Marine Dredging Company, Abu Dhabi.

  • Royal IHC launches LNG-powered dredger

    The launch ceremony for DEME’s 7,950m3 dual fuel trailing suction hopper dredger Scheldt River took place on 14 January at Royal IHC's shipyard in Krimpen aan den IJssel, The Netherlands.


Chinese nationals arrested for illegal sand dredging

The National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) on Monday announced the arrest of 10 foreign nationals for illegally extracting minerals in San Felipe, Zambales. NBI Director Dante A. Gierran said operatives of the NBI-Environmental Crime Division (NBI-EnCD) arrested 10 foreign nationals, most of whom are Chinese were caught in flagrante operating the dredging vessel SL-D1 siphoning sand which is suspected to be black sand from the dead river and transporting its cargo to the mother vessel.


Hanover gets 2nd $75K dredging grant

Getting money back for a bill that’s already been paid may sound like a fantasy, but that’s exactly what’s happening in the town of Hanover concerning last spring’s Cattaraugus Creek dredging project.


Seatools Introduces New Generation of DipMate® Dredging Monitoring Systems

Seatools has announced the introduction of the fourth-generation DipMate® backhoe dredging monitoring and control systems. The upgrade encompasses two models: the Essential and Pro. The Essential is a cost-competitive visualisation system that contains all essentials for efficient backhoe dredging. The Pro is an advanced version that can be delivered with a range of automation modules enabling operators of all skill levels to dredge safely and maximise dredging productivity.


DP World surveys finds vast support for diversity

Businesses that recruit a diverse mix of employees are more likely to be highly innovative and creative in their respective industry, new research has found.

In a new YouGov study exclusively commissioned by DP World, 77% of respondents from the GCC and North Africa strongly agreed that cultural diversity was key to a more innovative workplace.

A large majority of respondents (78%) said that they were more attracted to a company that employed a diverse mix of employees, rather than ones with employees who matched their own background, culture and thinking.


'More coal imports could end Goa's famous dolphin sighting tours'

Dredging of the sea bed near Goa's Mormugao Port Trust, to facilitate expansion of the port's privately operated coal-handling berths may sound the death-knell for Goa's dolphin-sighting tours, which are a hit with tourists.Over the last three days, the MPT, Goa's only major port, has been conducting environmental public hearings, which will eventually influence the central environmental clearances required for redevelopment of berths 8 and 9 operated by Adani Ports and the JSW-operated South West Port Ltd.