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  • 29 December 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    The Panama Canal Expansion Program is one step closer to completion after the new Pacific Access Channel finally met with the Culebra Cut. The North Plug was blasted last Thursday, 24 December, leading the way to the removal of the plug that is separating Culebra Cut from the new Pacific Access Channel. After the blasting, Panama Canal Dredging […]

  • 5 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    With about 18 months to go before the planned opening of the new third set of locks, the Panama Canal is leaning on its old work horse, the Ellicott dredge “Mindi”, built in 1941. The “Mindi” is currently working seven days a week near the famed Culebra Cut to widen a turning radius for the […]

  • 12 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Panama Canal commemorated 100 years of dredging Culebra Cut, removing the last barrier during its construction for the free movement of vessels along the 80-kilometer waterway. Following the calendar of activities in the countdown to the centennial, the Panama Canal highlighted the significant role played by dredging to ensure the safe navigation through the […]

  • 7 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) has completed the dredging to deepen and widen the navigational channels along Culebra Cut as part of the Expansion Program. This marks another important milestone for the Panama Canal expansion. The dredging works started in March 2008, with the drilling by Panama Canal personnel on board of the drill barge […]

  • 19 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) has just released its latest video about the waterway expansion project for January 2016. The Panama Canal Expansion works are nearing its completion with only four percent left to be wrapped up. The largest infrastructure project since the waterway’s original construction will create a new lane of traffic along the Canal […]

  • 11 January 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Panama Canal Expansion works, the largest since the canal original construction, have reached near completion, with only four percent left to be completed.  In late December, the plug separating Culebra Cut from the new Pacific Access Channel was finally removed. The blasting that was performed on Thursday, 24 December, cleared the way for Panama Canal Dredging Division […]

  • 3 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (December 28-January 3). World’s Largest Container Ship in Port of Los Angeles The largest container ship ever to call at a North American port, CMA CGM Benjamin Franklin, arrived at the Port of Los Angeles on Saturday, December 26. Dredging […]

  • 3 December 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Panama Canal Expansion Program, currently 95 percent complete, continues to progress and is one step closer to its opening in 2016. In November, the fourth phase of the Pacific Access Channel (PAC-4) was brought to near completion. Most notably, the 2.3 kilometer-long PAC-4 reached the water level of Gatun Lake, an important milestone in […]

  • 2 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The Panama Canal Expansion Program continues to rapidly progress and at the moment, this capital development scheme is about 93% completed. The massive expansion program will create a new lane of traffic along the canal through the construction of a new set of locks, increasing the waterway’s capacity. The filling of the fourth phase of the Pacific […]

  • 29 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Currently at 93.1% completion, the Panama Canal Expansion Program continues to rapidly progress. This month, the filling of the fourth phase of the Pacific Access Channel (PAC-4) began, bringing Culebra Cut one step closer to connecting with the new Pacific-facing locks. The new channel is 6.1 kilometers long and 218 meters wide, and it is […]

  • 15 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    As part of the Expansion Program’s fourth phase of the Pacific Access Channel (PAC-4), the process to fill the new channel that will connect Culebra Cut to the new locks in the Pacific side has officially started. The new channel is 6.1 kilometers long and 218 meters wide and 19 million cubic meters of water from […]

  • 8 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Panama Canal Expansion Program, largest infrastructure project since the waterway’s original construction, is nearly 90% complete and on track for 2016 opening. At the moment, the Pacific Entrance and Atlantic Entrance dredging works are fully completed with Gatun Lake and Culebra Cut dredging project being 93% finished. Last Friday, May 1, the sixteenth and final gate for the […]

  • 29 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The largest infrastructure project since the waterway’s original construction, the Panama Canal Expansion Program will create a new lane of traffic along the Canal through the construction of a new set of locks, doubling the waterway’s capacity. To date, the overall program is 83 percent complete, with several major components, such as its dry excavation […]

  • 21 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    In another major milestone for the Panama Canal Expansion Program, the electro-mechanical installation phase, one of the most important of the project, has begun with the installation of the first steel rolling gate at the Atlantic side.  “This year, the Expansion Program completed several milestones towards the completion of the project,” said Panama Canal Administrator […]

  • 21 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    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. The program consists of the construction of two new sets of locks – one on the Pacific and one on the Atlantic side of the […]

  • 16 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    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. The program consists of the construction of two new sets of locks – one on the Pacific and one on the Atlantic side of the […]

  • 20 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    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. The program consists of the construction of two new sets of locks – one on the Pacific and one on the Atlantic side of the […]

  • 30 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) will charter a Post-Panamax vessel before the opening of the expanded Canal to be used for training purposes in the Third Set of Locks. The Executive Vice President of Operations Esteban Saenz said that the Panama Canal will charter a Post-Panamax ship to train pilots and tugboat captains that will assist in […]

  • 26 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    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. The program consists of the construction of two new sets of locks – one on the Pacific and one on the Atlantic side of the […]

  • 16 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    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. The program consists of the construction of two new sets of locks – one on the Pacific and one on the Atlantic side of the […]

  • 18 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    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. The program consists of the construction of two new sets of locks – one on the Pacific and one on the Atlantic side of the […]

  • 14 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    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. The program consists of the construction of two new sets of locks – one on the Pacific and one on the Atlantic side of the […]

  • 27 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    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. The program consists of the construction of two new sets of locks – one on the Pacific and one on the Atlantic side of the […]

  • 1 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    UAE: Van Oord Bags New Project in Dubai Meraas Development LLC has again contracted Van Oord to build an island in the emirate of Dubai. Jumana Island will lie 500 metres off the coast and will be used for urban development.   Panama Canal Completes Culebra Cut Dredging The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) has completed […]

  • 31 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    On the countdown to its centennial in 2014, the Panama Canal celebrates 14 years under Panamanian administration, characterized by its enhanced service to world maritime trade. “The Panama Canal has strengthened its role in international trade, while contributing to the country’s development,” said Panama Canal Administrator Jorge L. Quijano. The Panamanian management model has enabled […]

  • 18 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    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. The program consists in the construction of two new sets of locks – one on the Pacific and one on the Atlantic side of the […]

  • 15 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    PRONAUTAS Installs ECDIS on Jan De Nul Dredgers (Germany) PRONAUTAS and Jan De Nul Group have announced a new partnership to roll out an ECDIS implementation program onboard Jan De Nul vessels.   Greens: Abbott Approves World’s Largest Coal Port in GBR (Australia) The Abbott Government’s disregard for the climate and the Great Barrier Reef […]

  • 21 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    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. The program consists in the construction of two new sets of locks – one on the Pacific and one on the Atlantic side of the […]

  • 23 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    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. The program consists in the construction of two new sets of locks – one on the Pacific and one on the Atlantic side of the […]