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  • 21 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) has conducted another successful trial transit in the Expanded Canal. The transiting vessel, a U.S.-built crane ship named the Oceanus, was maneuvered through the Pacific-facing Cocoli Locks by Panama Canal Pilots Fernando Jaén and Ricardo Varela. The Inauguration of the Expanded Panama Canal will take place on Sunday, June 26 […]

  • 14 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The process of removing the cofferdam separating the ocean waters from the Cocoli locks in the Pacific has begun. The process comes as the next step after the Panama Canal in late June began filling the Cocoli’s locks, on the Pacific side, following a similar and successful endeavor on the Atlantic side earlier. The intricate filling […]

  • 20 May 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) has just released the latest video from the Panama Canal Expansion project. Taken just a few days ago, the picture shows panoramic view of the new Cocoli Locks on the Pacific side. The official opening ceremony of the expanded canal will take place on Sunday, June 26th 2016. According to the ACP, the […]

  • 11 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Panama Canal Expansion project continues to gain momentum as it moves closer to completion. In August, while testing of the new locks continued, the three dams adjacent to the Pacific-facing Cocoli Locks were completed. These dams are essential to the completion of the new locks project since the water level in the navigational channel of […]

  • 11 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The largest infrastructure project since the waterway’s original construction, the Panama Canal Expansion Program, will soon become a reality. With the project 93% completed, the Panama Canal Expansion has reached its final stretch. The filling of the new locks began recently, marking the start of a planned and methodical phase of operational testing of the Locks, […]

  • 16 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

                    Bangladesh to Buy New Dredgers The Bangladesh government has launched a project under which it will procure 20 dredgers for its Inland Water Transport Authority (BIWTA).   Royal IHC‬: Dutch ‪Dredging‬ Solutions in Brazil Royal IHC‬ shared its expertise at a seminar on Dutch ‪dredging‬ solutions for […]

  • 15 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Panama Canal has announced that Grupo Unidos por el Canal (GUPC), the consortium responsible for the design and construction of the Third Set of Locks Project, has successfully completed testing of the reinforcements in sill #3 of the Cocoli locks.   GUPC technical personnel, the designers and Panama Canal Authority (ACP) specialists monitored the […]

  • 14 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    The five international financial institutions partially financing the Panama Canal Expansion Program traveled to Panama last week to see the 96.6 percent progress made thus far. During their three-day visit to the Canal, representatives were guided through the Agua Clara and Cocoli locks, as well as the fourth phase of the Pacific Access Channel (PAC-4). […]

  • 8 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Earlier in June, the filling of the new locks began, marking the start of a planned and methodical phase of operational testing of the Locks, including its culvert valves, maintenance bulkheads and gates. This stage of testing is meant to timely detect and correct any deficiencies in the project. The Panama Canal technical team is […]

  • 23 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Panama Canal has taken yet another step forward toward the completion of the Canal Expansion Program as it begins to fill the Cocoli’s locks, on the Pacific side, following a similar and successful endeavor on the Atlantic side earlier this month. This important step marks the start of a deliberate and methodical phase of […]

  • 27 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    After seven years of construction, the Expanded Panama Canal is now officially open for business. The official inauguration was held yesterday, June 26th 2016, with the Panamanian President Juan Carlos Varela, Panama Canal Administrator and CEO Jorge L. Quijano, together with Canal employees, heads of state and dignitaries from around the world, attending the ceremony. The inaugural transit […]

  • 13 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    The container vessel COSCO Shipping Panama is now on its way to Panama to make history – the inaugural transit of the Expanded Panama Canal on Sunday, June 26. During the inauguration, COSCO Shipping Panama will transit Agua Clara Locks on the Atlantic side during the early morning and Cocoli Locks in the afternoon. The regular schedule […]

  • 18 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    In little over two months’ time, the Inauguration Ceremony of the new Panama Canal will mark the completion of the largest infrastructure undertaking in the waterway since the original canal construction back in 1914. The official opening ceremony of the expanded canal will take place on Sunday, June 26th 2016, reports the Panama Canal Authority (ACP). The project was initially set […]

  • 18 June 2010
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Panama Canal is a 77 km (48 mi) ship canal in Panama that joins the Atlantic Ocean and the Pacific Ocean and is a key conduit for international maritime trade. Annual traffic has risen from about 1,000 ships in the canal’s early days to 14,702 vessels in 2008, displacing a total 309.6 million Panama […]

  • 9 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Panama Canal Expansion continues to make steady progress, currently 93% complete. After an initial testing phase where the lower chamber of the new locks were filled, preliminary tests of the new gates were executed successfully. The process of removing the plug separating the ocean waters from Agua Clara locks in the Atlantic has begun. Parallel work presses ahead […]

  • 24 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Rock Island District, which oversees operations and maintenance of Locks and Dam 15, mobilized a maintenance crew to address structural concerns on the downstream guidewall. According to Aaron Dunlop, Operations Project Manager for the Rock Island District’s Mississippi River Project, four monoliths making up a portion of the guidewall […]

  • 17 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    To determine the impact of bow thrusters and ship propellers on water beds and embankments, Deltares is currently conducting scale model tests that will generate major savings on protection measures. High flow velocities caused by ship thrusters can result in large pits in water beds that may, in extreme cases, even undermine embankments or other structures. […]

  • 10 June 2020
    Authorities & Government, Infrastructure, Operations & Maintenance

    Today, crews at Starved Rock Lock and Dam in Ottawa, Illinois, began dredging the lock chamber in preparation for the closure as part of the 2020 Illinois Waterway Consolidated Closures. According to the Army Corps Rock Island District, they are cleaning excess silt, sand and debris from the chamber floor in preparation for the upcoming […]

  • 4 June 2012

    Dock Road homeowners, fighting a planned dredge disposal site, are drawing a parallel to the 12-foot dike that would be built facing their houses, according to app.com. “The critical point is that an appellate New Jersey court has recognized that a government project blocking an ocean view is a serious aesthetic — as well as […]

  • 13 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Louisville District, is doing everything to keep the pool navigable at Dam 52, Brookport, Illinois. According to the Corps latest update on the river closure at Locks and Dam 52, USACE has constructed a rock dike around a portion of the Dam and is doing everything possible to get the dam operational. The short […]

  • 26 April 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Since mid-April, Florida Dredge and Dock (FDD) has been busy dredging a portion of the Banana River, known as “Cut 13”. Cut 13 begins just North of the bridge where 528 (the Bee Line) crosses Banana River and extends north approximately 14,000ft. FDD is also dredging a small area of the Canaveral Barge Canal just north of 528 […]

  • 18 April 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, has just announced that ongoing dredging work on the Banana River, known as Cut 13, will affect Canaveral Lock hours today. According to the Corps, dredging will occur along Canaveral Lock’s west approach wall requiring the lock to be closed 7AM to 11 AM and 12 PM to […]

  • 7 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    His Majesty King Philippe of Belgium will visit the Port of Antwerp on June 10 to officially open the Kieldrecht lock, the largest in the world.  Construction of the Kieldrecht lock was necessary in order to ensure better access to the port area on the left bank of the Scheldt, as the existing Kallo lock […]

  • 10 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Kieldrecht lock in Port of Antwerp, the largest in the world, has been officially inaugurated by His Majesty King Philippe of Belgium. The Lock of Kieldrecht connects the Dock of Deurganck, the tidal dock where container vessels arrive, and the Waasland Canal, the connection with the other docks in the Waasland Port on the left bank […]

  • 20 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The four gates for the Deurganck dock lock in the port of Antwerp will begin their journey from China at the beginning of April. The gigantic gates are being built by the Chinese steel constructor ZPMC, together with the trolleys on which the gates will ride, two combined road/rail bridges, the caisson and other items. […]

  • 30 May 2013

    As part of ongoing repairs at the Marseilles Lock and Dam project, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Rock Island District, is placing HESCO barriers on the earthen dike located on the right descending bank of the Illinois River in Marseilles, Ill. The earthen dike is part of the lock and dam project designed and […]