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  • 12 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    In an effort to promote new development opportunities for the state capital, the Government of Quintana Roo is beginning dredging operations on the Zaragoza Canal. The Governor Carlos Joaquín, together with other state and federal officials, yesterday marked the start of the dredging works on the Zaragoza Canal. During the ceremony, the Governor presented the […]

  • 30 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Egyptian government officials on Thursday, January 29th 2015, held a press conference about the New Suez Canal informing the public on the progress being made on the project. Chairman of the Armed Forces Engineering Authority, Maj.-Gen. Kamel El-Wazir said that so far about 10 kilometers of the New Canal have been dredged up. At the moment, depth […]

  • 14 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The selected route for the Grand Canal of Nicaragua was announced at a conference held at the Hotel Intercontinental Managua on July 7, 2014. Telemaco Talavera, spokesperson for the Canal Project, chaired the conference and delivered the opening speech. He said that the Grand Canal has a very important meaning for the future of Nicaragua, […]

  • 29 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced the issuance of an administrative order requiring the start of the cleanup of the Gowanus Canal Superfund site in Brooklyn, New York. The order, which covers both the cleanup of the upper canal – denominated as Remediation Target Area (RTA) 1 – and the 1st Street turning […]

  • 15 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    The State of Hawaii’s Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) has just released the latest update on their Ala Wai Canal dredging project, saying that in order to reduce nighttime impacts of the dredging work, DLNR is changing work hours, effective immediately. The $21 million dredging and canal improvements project started last October and not only involves dredging accumulated silt […]

  • 27 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Suez Canal Authority head Mohab Mamish said that the Suez Canal expected revenues for the fiscal year 2014/2015 will exceed 40 billion pounds (about $5.2 billion). He told reporters after a Cabinet meeting on Wednesday that the revenues were affected recently because of shortage of foreign currencies but the revenues increased in the Egyptian pound. […]

  • 15 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Dredging in the Settlement Shores canal system will begin in November this year to address areas where the depth has been impacted by sedimentation, tidal movements and boat wash, Port Macquarie-Hastings Council reports.  The dredging will ensure the canal system continues to be safe to access for the boating public, whilst also preserving the shoreline […]

  • 7 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Canal & River Trust has recently completed a £250,000 project to dredge part of the Leicester section of the Grand Union Canal. The work focused on areas along the waterways where boaters were having difficulty mooring and navigating. Four locks were cleared of silt and about 150 tons of soil, which was the result […]

  • 31 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    Redland City Council has just announced that they will be opening a community conversation with residents about how it maintains and repairs revetment walls in residential canals. It follows a council decision to temporarily end the special charges levied on canal and lake-front homeowners while it develops a new strategy and also to refund unspent […]

  • 16 November 2011

    Alberto Alemán Zubieta, CEO of the Panama Canal Authority (ACP), presented the keynote address to more than 300 participants at the Terminal Operations Conference & Exhibition Container Supply Chain: Americas 2011 (TOC Americas).This is the third time in its 12-year history that TOC Americas has been hosted in Panama. As one of the main sponsors, […]

  • 15 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Panama Canal is celebrating a century of operations connecting the world, committed to completing its Expansion, the largest infrastructure project of the waterway since its opening. “Going forward, the Panama Canal will continue to connect the world, supported by all the modernization efforts since its construction,” said Panama Canal Administrator Jorge L. Quijano. “The Expansion […]

  • 27 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Canal & River Trust is making progress with the £1 million worth Staffordshire & Worcestershire Canal dredging project. The work on the project that will dredge sections of the 46 mile canal from Tixall Lock in Staffordshire to Falling Sand Lock near Kidderminster started back in March 2016. During this eight-month project approximately 17,500 tonnes of silt are […]

  • 10 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Construction works on a multi-billion dollar new Suez Canal project are in full swing. This giant project will see the creation of a new Suez Canal parallel to the current channel of a total length of 72 kilometers. Workers engaged in the new Suez Canal project are working 24/7 to complete the project within ambitious […]

  • 4 January 2010

    The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) has contributed US$4.75bn to the country’s economy since Panama took over the canal’s administration in 1999, according to President Ricardo Martinelli. Source: BN Americas, December 31, 2009 [mappress]

  • 5 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    As part of the preparations for the expanded Panama Canal, the Board of Inspectors of the Panama Canal Authority (ACP) has certified 12 new tugboat captains after successfully completing training. This is the fourth group of the program which started in 2008 and has certified 47 tugboat captains. This represents 50% of the goal set […]

  • 8 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The 100 years of the Panama Canal will be featured in the 2014 American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Global Engineering Conference held in Panama City, Panama. This year’s conference hosts approximately 1,000 professionals in the field of engineering worldwide. The conference commenced yesterday with Panama Canal Administrator Jorge L. Quijano’s opening keynote address, providing […]

  • 31 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) has announced the suspension of the first draft restriction that was scheduled to go into effect September 8, 2015, as announced previously to all shipping agents, owners and operators working with the Canal. Although the level of Gatun Lake is still well below normal levels for this time of the […]

  • 1 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dr. Paul Oquist, a Nicaraguan minister and an advisor to the President for the Nicaragua Canal project, has visited Deltares. He heard what the Netherlands has to offer in terms of the expertise it can provide for the completion of the new Nicaragua Canal. More capacity is needed to cope with ever larger ships Nicaragua […]

  • 30 November 2014
    Business & Finance

                    Latest Video on the New Suez Canal Project Dredging works on the new Suez Canal in Egypt, an ambitious project with a deadline of only nine months, are in full swing and are going according to schedule. Atlas Provides Professionals to New Suez Canal Project A consortium consisting of […]

  • 5 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    Phase II of the canal dredging project in the Town of Southern Shores commenced on October 1, 2013. Owners of watercrafts are advised that all remaining undredged canals may be blocked until February 15, 2014, due to required placement of silt-screens across canal openings. Due to the narrow width of the canals and the required […]

  • 28 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    Phase II of the canal dredging project in the Town of Southern Shores commenced on October 1, 2013. Owners of watercrafts are advised that all remaining undredged canals may be blocked until February 15, 2014, due to required placement of silt-screens across canal openings. Due to the narrow width of the canals and the required […]

  • 21 December 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Panama Canal Expansion Program 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 […]

  • 6 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    Canal and River Trust has officially begun work to dredge Titford Pools in Oldbury as part of a £3.1 million project to improve water quality and encourage wildlife back to the area. Working in partnership with the European Regional Development Fund, Highways England, Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council and volunteers from the Birmingham Canal Navigations Society, […]

  • 1 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Major General Kamel al-Waziri, chief of the Engineering Authority of the Armed Forces, said that the New Suez Canal dredging program will start today. Waziri added that dredgers will enter into the site of the New Suez Canal to begin the second stage of digging in parallel with the dry digging. On August 5, President Abdel […]

  • 22 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    Heavy security measures have been adopted in Port Said ahead of the opening of the East Port Said Canal, scheduled for Wednesday, February 24, 2016. The canal opening ceremony will be attended by Prime Minister Sherif Ismail, Chairman of the Suez Canal Authority Mohab Mamish and several ministers, governors and ambassadors. In statements to the […]

  • 28 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced a proposed cleanup plan for the Gowanus Canal that includes removing some of the contaminated sediment and capping dredged areas. The proposed plan also includes controls to prevent raw sewage overflows and other land-based sources of contamination from compromising the cleanup. The cost of the cleanup plan is expected […]