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  • 23 May 2016

    Qatar and Bangladesh on Sunday discussed broadening energy cooperation including future LNG supplies, according to a statement by Bangladesh’s Ministry for Power, Energy & Mineral Resources. Mohammed bin Saleh Al Sada, Minister of Energy and Industry of Qatar, met on Sunday in Doha with Bangladesh’s visiting State Minister for Power, Energy & Mineral Resources Nasrul Hamid. […]

  • 28 July 2017
    Project & Tenders

    Japan’s biggest city gas supplier, Tokyo Gas, in a joint venture with Nippon Koei, has been contracted to perform a feasibility and engineering study for a land-based LNG terminal in Bangladesh. 

  • 28 January 2011

    Today the NGO Shipbreaking Platform sent out a letter to the Bangladeshi Prime Minister (PM), calling on her to not accept a 3 million Euros investment of the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) for the purpose of training shipbreaking workers in Bangladesh. The Platform calls on the PM, Mrs Sheikh Hasina, only to accept the fund […]

  • 25 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    On 16 March 2016, Royal IHC successfully organised its third dredging seminar in Dhaka, Bangladesh, and announced plans to open a service center in the country in May. “Since Bangladesh gained its independence in 1971, we have proudly supplied over 40 dredgers, workboats and booster stations to its public and private sectors,” explained Kees Derks, Area Sales […]

  • 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 […]

  • 19 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    DSC Dredge, a Louisiana based company specialized in production of portable dredgers, recently shipped one of three new 18-inch Shark Class portable cutter suction dredgers to contractors in Bangladesh. The contractors will use the new dredgers to restore navigability to Bangladesh’s critical waterways. Bangladesh is home to 24,000 km (14,913 miles) of rivers, streams and […]

  • 11 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    Offshore blocks offered in Bangladesh’s Bay of Bengal have attracted a disappointing level of interest from license-holders; however, anticipated improvements to the terms governing the country’s oil and gas industry could entice investors, says research and consulting firm GlobalData. According to the company’s latest report, only one extra bid is thought to have been received […]

  • 16 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The first joint workshop was organised in Dhaka recently to identify possible measures for the Bangladesh delta plan. It resulted in a series of measures to limit flooding, improve river and coastal management, and prevent water shortages. This was the first important step in the development of an adaptive delta plan for Bangladesh that is […]

  • 7 November 2012

    The Bangladesh Minister of Agriculture, Begum Matia Chowdhury today called on the Union Minister of Water Resources, Shri Harish Rawat here in New Delhi. During the meeting, discussions were held on matters of common interest including sharing of waters of Teesta and other common rivers, irrigation projects in Bangladesh, Tipaimukh Hydro-Electric Project, dredging of rivers […]

  • 5 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    International engineering and project management consultancy Royal HaskoningDHV has signed a €10.5 million contract with the Bangladesh Water Development Board for engineering consultancy services to protect Bangladesh’s vulnerable coastal zone, home to millions of people. The next six years Royal HaskoningDHV will be responsible for the detailed design, construction supervision and project management support of […]

  • 5 January 2018
    Ports & Logistics, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Summit Power International, said its unit Summit LNG Terminal has awarded a 15-year deal to PSA Marine Bangladesh, to support LNG carriers calling at the Summit LNG FSRU terminal in Moheskhali, Bangladesh. 

  • 1 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    Damen, a Dutch defense, shipbuilding and engineering conglomerate company, plans to invest in Bangladesh in a bigger way, the United News of Bangladesh (UNB) reports.  Chief Executive Officer of Damen, René Berkvens, expressed their investment interest to Bangladesh Ambassador to the Netherlands, Sheikh Mohammed Belal, during a meeting held in The Hague recently. According to UNB, […]

  • 21 July 2017
    Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Towage services specialist Svitzer has been chosen to provide marine support services for the Excelerate Energy FSRU in Bangladesh.

  • 5 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    PSA Marine Bangladesh is to provide support services to LNG ships calling at Summit LNG FSRU Terminal in Bangladesh. 

  • 21 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    Excelerate Energy Bangladesh Limited (Excelerate) has awarded Svitzer a fifteen-year contract to provide marine support services at Bangladesh’s first liquefied natural gas (LNG) import terminal, to be located offshore Moheshkhali Island in the Bay of Bengal. Bangladesh’s first LNG import terminal will enable Petrobangla, the state owned energy company, to increase natural gas supply in […]

  • 3 August 2020
    Environment, Project & Tenders, Rules & Regulation

    Norway has committed approximately $1.5 million (NOK 14 million) to support improved ship recycling in Bangladesh as part of an IMO-implemented project. The financing paves way for the third phase of the project on Safe and Environmentally Sound Ship Recycling in Bangladesh (SENSREC) launched in 2015. The agreement, signed between IMO and the Government of Norway […]

  • 16 March 2005

    Bangladesh will sign a shipping agreement with Cyprus to get priority in berthing facilities and easy shore visas for Bangladeshi sailors to the Mediterranean island. The Cyprus government has recently proposed that Bangladesh can sign such a deal to reduce shipping cost, shipping ministry officials said.

  • 15 September 2017

    Bangladesh’s Petrobangla is reportedly in discussions with Indonesia’s Pertamina to import more than 1 million tonnes of liquefied natural gas (LNG) from the latter as early as 2018. Under an initial agreement signed by the energy ministers of both countries on Friday, Indonesia will continue talks with Bangladesh to develop LNG infrastructure in the South […]

  • 1 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    The government of India has given its approval to the agreement on coastal shipping between India and Bangladesh to carry out coastal movement of goods between the two countries. Exim trade between India and Bangladesh would be benefited by way of reduction in freight charges, an official statement said. It will also improve the utilization of […]

  • 2 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    Bangladesh commissioned its second LNG terminal, the Summit LNG Terminal, offshore Moheshkhali Island.

  • 11 April 2014
    Business & Finance

    The International Maritime Organization (IMO) and the Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh have signed an agreement to work together to improve safety and environmental standards in the country’s ship-recycling industry. A Memorandum of Understanding formalizing the cooperation between the two was signed by Mr Nicolaos Charalambous, Director, Technical Cooperation Division, IMO and Mr […]

  • 18 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    Governments of India and Bangladesh met in New Delhi where they drafted a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on passenger and cruise services on coastal and protocol route. The protocol will be formalized after approval of the respective governments. In a meeting held on November 16, the Secretary level delegation of India and Bangladesh also agreed on the payment of transit […]