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  • 15 September 2020
    Infrastructure

    Boaters enjoying time afloat on the Bridgwater & Taunton Canal will soon find the waterway easier to travel along, thanks to a major dredging project by Canal & River Trust. This week, the Trust has begun work to remove almost 6,000m3 of silt from a 3.7km stretch of canal between Bridge 27a, M5 Flyover and […]

  • 2 June 2010

    Six international engineering companies submitted bids Tuesday to dredge an area of the Panama Canal’s man-made Gatun Lake that is central… [mappress] Source: joc, June 2, 2010;

  • 18 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Dredging operations along the Lake Huron end of the Black River Canal in Port Huron are currently underway. “We worked with the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) to get an emergency permit to get it back open. The canal should be open to boaters by the weekend,” said Port Huron City Manager James Freed. The costs […]

  • 23 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The New Suez Canal dredging program is progressing very well. The project was inaugurated by the Chairman of the Suez Canal Authority Mohab Mamish in the presence of Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi on 5 August 2014. The project includes construction of the parallel section of the canal to allow ships to simultaneously transit in two directions. […]

  • 14 November 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The largest port in Scandinavia, Port of Gothenburg, recently recruited an engineer from the Panama Canal project to work on the construction of a completely new terminal in Sweden. Eduardo was employed as a project manager at the Panama Canal Authority. His part of the project involved dredging the canal and building a special dock system […]

  • 19 November 2020
    Infrastructure

    Lundquist Urban Ecology Lab has just released this amazing video about the past, present and future of the Gowanus Canal in Brooklyn, NY. The dredging operations on the canal are currently underway. In fact, the dredging and capping are taking place in the upper canal – denominated as Remediation Target Area (RTA) 1 – which […]

  • 15 February 2015
    Business & Finance

                    Picture of the Day: ‘Artemis’ in New Suez Canal The New Suez Canal dredging program is moving ahead. The Van Oord’s self-propelled cutter suction dredger ‘Artemis’ arrived two days ago at the site and started work immediately.   VIDEO: Reuse of Dredged Materials by DEME DEME has […]

  • 22 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) has announced that the Panama Canal Expansion project is now 96 percent complete. In line with this, ACP CEO/Administrator Jorge L. Quijano provided a next-step update at an industry event held last Friday in Panama City. “We are very close—only four percent remains to complete the project,” Quijano said. “An expansion […]

  • 30 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Director of Dredgers’ Administration with the Suez Canal Authority, Ahmed Sayed Ahmed, stated recently that the project of digging the New Suez Canal so far underwent several stages, including designing, dry digging and dredging. Ahmed added that the dredging stage reached 9 meters depth, as about 20,000 cubic meters are currently being dredged per day […]

  • 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 […]

  • 19 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Sacyr Vallehermoso, S.A., a Spanish construction company based in Madrid, has released a video about the Panama Canal Expansion Project. Sacyr is part of Grupo Unidos por el Canal, S.A. (GUPC), the main contractor responsible for the design and construction of the Panama Canal’s third set of locks. The consortium includes Italy’s Impregilo, Belgian Jan […]

  • 27 June 2011

    Sri Lanka has begun deepening canals in marshes bordering the capital Colombo and digging lakes to prevent flooding during the rainy season… By Jayantha Kovilagodage (lankabusinessonline) [mappress] Source: lankabusinessonline, June 27, 2011

  • 30 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The first public consultation related to the Environmental and Social Impact Assessment (ESIA) report of the Nicaragua Grand Canal Project was held last Thursday, September 24th 2015 in Managua.  Over 400 people participated in the meeting, including representatives from environmental organizations, NGOs, COSEP, AmCham Nicaragua, labor unions, Rama and Kriol Territorial Government, Nicaragua Canal and Development Project Commission, […]

  • 29 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) has announced a key milestone in the Expansion Program, with the installation of the sixteenth and final gate for the new locks on the Pacific side of the Canal. The installation process began yesterday, April 28, at 12:00 PM (Panama Time) on the south end of the Canal’s Pacific locks, […]

  • 24 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS) is advising on current Suez convoy information ahead of the new Suez Canal’s inauguration on 6 August 2015. The new Suez canal measures from 60 kilometers in length to 95 kilometers in length, while the project also involves deepening and widening the Great Bitter Lakes and Ballah bypass to a total […]

  • 10 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

                    New Suez: 62.9 Pct of Dredging Finalized Up to 157.260 million cubic meters of water-saturated sand have been dredged so far as part of the Suez Canal Development Project, said executive director supervising the dredging process Wagdi Zaki.   Belgian Business Delegation Visited Managua HKND Group and […]

  • 31 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    Riverkeeper supports the EPA’s proposed plan to clean up the Gowanus Canal Superfund site and commends the agency for addressing the importance of reducing combined sewage overflows (CSOs) in addition to dredging the sediment at the bottom of the canal for proper remediation of the waterway. “We’re pleased with the direction the EPA has taken,” […]

  • 10 October 2012

    The deepening of the canal’s western effluents from 48 feet to 52 feet is nearly complete, stated Mohab Mamish, the Chairman of the Suez Canal Authority. Thanks to this project, the bigger container vessels entering the 120-mile stretch of waterway from the Mediterranean will reduce their crossing time to around four hours, according to egyptindependent.com. […]

  • 9 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The New Suez Canal dredging program has officially commenced. This phase of the project will be undertaken in parallel with the dry digging. This development project will boost Egypt’s economy and help speed up the movement of vessels through the 193 km long canal, which connects the Red Sea to the Mediterranean Sea. [mappress] September 9, […]

  • 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 […]

  • 27 January 2010
    Project & Tenders

    Work on the second largest contract of the Panama Canal Expansion Program has begun. The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) issued consortium FCC-ICA-Meco the Notice to Commence the fourth and final dry excavation (PAC-4) contract… [mappress] Source: MarineLink, January 26, 2010

  • 13 November 2020
    Infrastructure

    The launch of EPA’s dredging of polluted sediments from Gowanus Canal in Brooklyn will take place next week, the Gowanus Dredgers Canoe Club informs. “We’ve been calling for this moment for over 20 years,” said founding club member Owen Foote, “It’s about time!” “The call for dredging polluted sediments was built into our very name […]

  • 28 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    Boats will return to the Grantham Canal stretch for the first time in 90 years after the dredging project is completed, reports the Canal & River Trust. The dredging works are taking place through a joint partnership with the Trust and Grantham Canal Society, with funding made possible thanks to the People’s Postcode Lottery. The project complements a separate […]

  • 11 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) has issued a Request For Proposals (RFP) to the four pre-qualified port operators selected to compete for the concession to design, develop, finance, construct, operate and maintain a container terminal located near Corozal, in the Pacific entrance of the Panama Canal. As part of the Panama Canal Diversification Strategy, the […]

  • 17 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Ohio has created a successful way to separate the clean, usable sand from the silts, fines and toxins dredged from the Cuyahoga River. “Instead of throwing a valuable resource away, sand is being used to support Ohio’s economy through jobs in the construction industry and infrastructure improvements,” the Ohio DNR Office of Coastal Management said […]

  • 8 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    After many years of waiting, the City’s Canal Dredging project for Lauderdale Isles canals is set to begin this month. The project is being managed by the City of Fort Lauderdale and the contractor, Gator Dredging of Clearwater, Florida, will perform the work. Plans call for dredging of nine out of the ten canals in the Isles, […]