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  • 2 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Canal and River Trust charity has secured initial funding from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) to develop plans to restore and reopen the Grade II listed Stainton Aqueduct on the Lancaster Canal near Sedgwick, Cumbria, the Trust said today. HLF’s initial development funding award of £41,000 will enable us to work alongside the Lancaster […]

  • 14 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Over 1,500 tonnes of silt are to be dredged from the northern reaches of the Lancaster Canal in advance of the national three day Trailboat Festival to be held from Saturday 30 May until Monday 1 June, announced Canal and River Trust. Dredging is a vital part of keeping the waterways clear for boaters, but […]

  • 7 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    The thousands of boaters visiting the Lancaster Canal each year are set to benefit from improved facilities, as the Canal & River Trust has completed work to rebuild the moorings at Hest Bank. The project has been shaped by The Lancaster Canal Focus Group which is responsible for coordinating the views of local boat owners who […]

  • 9 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    Over 15,000 tonnes of silt is set to be dredged from the Ribble Link and parts of the Lancaster Canal near Preston, the Canal & River Trust just announced. Around £750,000 is being spent to improve the canal for the benefit of all users making it easier for boaters to navigate along the popular routes […]

  • 24 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Canal & River Trust has just announced a video update on the Lancaster Canal Dredging Program. Over 15.000 tonnes of silt is being dredged from the Ribble Link and parts of the canal near Preston. The main goal of this project, worth £750.000, is to improve the waterway for the benefit of all users […]

  • 27 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    A leading urban regeneration specialist, with strong links to the North West of England, has been appointed to chair the North West Partnership, announced the Canal and River Trust. Bob Pointing will take on the voluntary leadership role with the charity this month and chair his first bi-monthly partnership meeting in March. “Bob will now lead […]

  • 9 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Canal and River Trust has introduced a plan to carry out a £15 million dredging scheme in the next two years as part of their £80 million 10-year dredging program.  The Trust has agreed a two-year extension of the dredging contract with Land & Water to complete the increased amount of work. The program […]

  • 10 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Canal and River Trust (CRT) today published its draft winter maintenance program for 2017-18, saying that throughout this period the trust intends to spend £26.9 million on dredging and repairs to bridges and embankments. Dredging is planned across the network, at sites including the Macclesfield, Chesterfield, Lancaster and Grand Union amongst others, with a […]

  • 18 September 2020
    Infrastructure

    The Canal & River Trust will carry out a £45.1 million program of repairs on waterways across England & Wales this winter. These works include replacing lock gates, dredging to ensure the water is deep enough for boats, and carrying out a host of tasks to keep the 200-year old network open and help ensure […]

  • 19 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency has confirmed that they plan to dredge part of the River Lune near Lancaster as soon as possible. Morecambe’s MP David Morris revealed this information during his recent visit to the Lancaster John O Gaunt Rowing Club on Halton Road in Skerton. The club was flooded in December, but has since made huge progress thanks to […]

  • 18 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Governor Andrew M. Cuomo has announced that work is underway on a $1.7 million project to remove silt, sand and gravel from Cayuga Creek in Erie County, which will reduce the potential for flooding and better protect the area in the case of future storms. Known as the Lancaster Federal Flood Control Project, work will […]

  • 19 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    Environment Minister Thérèse Coffey visited Morecambe today (19 October) to officially open the town’s new flood defenses. Funded by £10.8m central government grant-in-aid funding, the wave reflection wall defense will reduce flood risk to 11,400 homes and has a design life of 100 years, taking into consideration climate change and sea level rise. Led by […]

  • 22 February 2013

    Chairman of the Suez Canal Authority Mohab Mamesh said yesterday that the people of Canal cities did not commit any hostile act against the Canal’s waterway or facilities. During the signing of a contract between Alexandria Port Authority and Timsah Shipbuilding Company – a subsidiary of the Suez Canal Authority – to build two tugboats […]

  • 16 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Panama Canal celebrated yesterday 102 years of successful operations and service to the global maritime community, just one day after welcoming its 100th transit through the expanded waterway. Less than two months following the Expanded Canal’s historic June 26 Inauguration, the Neopanamax vessel Hanjin Xiamen became the 100th vessel to transit the new locks, […]

  • 2 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, awarded a contract on September 30, 2015 in the amount of $315,000 to Ecology and Environment, Inc. (E&E), Lancaster, New York, to study seven locations within the Niagara River Area of Concern (AOC) to assess opportunities for habitat restoration. Under the contract, the E&E will provide conceptual […]

  • 17 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Research & Development, Technology

    Jack Poleykett, PhD Researcher at the Centre for Global Eco Innovation (Lancaster University), is leading an innovative project entitled ‘Development of Particle Tracking Technology’. The aim being to improve particle tracking methodologies to increase flexibility and improve data collection for industry based studies, which will also reduce related costs. The project uses unique dual signature […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 21 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Panama Canal Expansion Project, nearing its completion, is based on six years of research, which included more than 100 studies on the economic feasibility, market demand, environmental impact and other technical engineering aspects. To date, the Expansion Program is 88 percent complete. After the expansion, the Post-Panamax vessels will be able to transit through […]

  • 18 February 2015
    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. The new locks will have three chambers, water-saving basins, lateral filling and emptying system and rolling gates. After the expansion the Post-Panamax […]

  • 13 March 2015
    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. The new locks will have three chambers, water-saving basins, lateral filling and emptying system and rolling gates.   After the expansion 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 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Panama Canal Expansion is the largest project at the Canal since its original construction. The project will create a new lane of traffic along the Canal through the construction of a new set of locks, doubling the waterway’s capacity. The existing locks allow the passage of vessels that can carry up to 5,000 TEUs. […]

  • 10 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Panama Canal Expansion is the largest project at the Canal since its original construction. To date, the Expansion Program is 88 percent complete. The project will create a new lane of traffic along the Canal through the construction of a new set of locks, doubling the waterway’s capacity. The existing locks allow the passage of […]

  • 14 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Pocklington Canal’s important wildlife habitats and historic features are to be improved after securing a £496,600 grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund, the Canal and River Trust announced yesterday. Part of the project will involve dredging sections of the canal which is important for aquatic plants and cutting back overgrowing reeds to ensure they […]

  • 25 August 2010

    Panama Canal Authority (ACP) which operates and maintains the Panama Canal recently unveiled a model of the D’Artagnan dredger during a ceremony at the Panama Canal’s Miraflores Visitors’ Center. The D’Artagnan will be the most powerful self-propelled heavy duty cutter suction dredger in the world, with its special design for cutting rocks and sand dredging. […]