Top News – September 30 to October 6, 2013

Top News – September 30 to October 6, 2013

VIDEO: How Expanded Panama Canal Will Work

The Panama Canal expansion project will double the capacity of the Panama Canal by 2015 by creating a new lane of traffic and allowing more and larger ships to transit.


Conquest MB1 on Its Way to London Gateway (UK)

Accompanied by tugs En Avant 20 and Sea Charly, Conquest MB1 is outbound Flushing, the Netherlands, heading for London Gateway, UK.


CHEC Nabs Yanbu Port Development Contract (Saudi Arabia)

CHEC won the bid for Yanbu Industrial Port extension project in Saudi Arabia on September 11.


UAE: Mohammed bin Rashid Inaugurates Dubai Water Canal

UAE Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Makyoum inaugurated the Dubai Water Canal which will connect the Business Bay with the Arabian Gulf passing through the heart of Dubai at a total cost of about AED 2 billion.


Dredging at St. Augustine Inlet Begins (USA)

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District announced that dredging operations are underway within the St. Augustine Inlet Federal Channel.

Dredging Today Staff, October 6, 2013