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  • 27 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The Panama Canal last week welcomed the largest capacity vessel to-date to transit the expanded locks – the 10.589 TEU neopanamax containership Valparaiso Express. This passage ushers in a new era of mega-ships that are now able to transit the Expanded Canal since its inauguration in June this year, the Panama Canal Authority (ACP) said in […]

  • 25 June 2012

    The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) has revealed progress in its flood prevention effort while expressing concerns over incomplete dredging operations at some major canals in Bangkok. BMA Spokesperson Mr. Wasan Meewong said in his statement concerning the flood prevention operation in Bangkok that floodwalls have been repaired and reinforced at 5 spots along the Chao […]

  • 26 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    By the end of 2015, the Panama Canal will have undergone its largest expansion to date. In what is undoubtedly good news for Maryland’s maritime economics, when the first big ships make their way through the canal, the Port of Baltimore is one of two ports on the East coast currently able to accommodate the […]

  • 12 April 2012

    The legal battle over the ownership of the canals in the Cherry Grove section of North Myrtle Beach could finally be over. With the state Supreme Court’s decision that the state owns these canals, the planned dredging from 2004 could continue. The North Myrtle Beach started working to dredge the canals in 2004 but couldn’t […]

  • 15 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A dredging project aimed at improving water quality and encouraging rare aquatic plants to thrive on the Grantham Canal is underway. The Canal & River Trust is dredging silt from a 6km stretch of the canal to protect important habitats. The stretch of canal is designated as a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) because […]

  • 26 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The National Institute for Oceanography Sciences and Fisheries (NIOF) yesterday held a workshop, named “The Ecological Impact of the Suez Canal Development Project”. The symposium discussed the issues of movement of migrant species between the Red Sea and the Mediterranean through the Suez Canal and the possible ecological impact that would result from the development […]

  • 13 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Head of the Egyptian Armed Forces Engineering Authority, Major General Kamel el-Wazeer, has invited contracting companies to join works at the Suez Canal Mega Project. Any company that can dig 500 meters of land can file its application, el-Wazeer told reporters on Tuesday. More than 40 companies specialized in drilling and digging works are involved […]

  • 2 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The New Suez Canal project is making progress according to plan, and is scheduled to be delivered next August. The opening of the new waterway will almost double the Suez Canal capacity and is expected to increase annual revenues to $13.5 billion by 2023. The project was launched by the Chairman of the Suez Canal Authority […]

  • 2 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    With 2014 now behind us, we thought it would be a great idea to showcase some of the most watched videos of the year. The top ten videos of 2014 range from the Nicaraguan Canal Construction project and Panama Canal expansion to the New Suez Canal dredging. Enjoy!     – Phase One of the Brisbane Airport’s New Parallel Runway […]

  • 14 October 2011

    In another important milestone of its Expansion Program, the Panama Canal Authority announced the completion of phase three of the dry excavation project in the construction of the Pacific Access Channel (PAC). The Pacific Access Channel will connect the third set of locks with the Culebra Cut and Gatun Lake. The third phase of the […]

  • 14 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    During the recent evolution of the City of North Myrtle Beach’s Cherry Grove Canals Dredging Plan, some property owners encouraged the city to meet with Ocean Isle Beach, NC officials to learn firsthand how the the town is dredging canals located within its jurisdiction. On October 9, members of the North Myrtle Beach City Council, City […]

  • 27 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Governor of Georgia, Nathan Deal, today called the expansion of the Panama Canal an “historic moment” as the first vessels began transiting the canal’s massive new locks Sunday. A delegation of Georgia officials, led by Georgia Ports Authority chairman Jimmy Allgood, traveled to the opening ceremony in Panama. “The completion of the Panama Canal […]

  • 19 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    A project to relocate fish from the Swansea Canal ahead of important dredging works has revealed the huge wealth of protected species that call the waterway home. Using a technique called ‘electrofishing’, the team – working with Glandŵr Cymru, the Canal & River Trust in Wales – removed almost 2,000 brook lamprey and hundreds of […]

  • 20 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    Exchange Club Park, located along the Intracoastal Waterway in north Pompano Beach, Florida, will be closed to the public during a maintenance dredging project that the City of Lighthouse Point is carrying out in some of its residential canals, according to the Point! Publishing latest announcement.  The dredging project is just getting underway and is […]

  • 7 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Dutch Princess Beatrix, in the presence of the Dutch Minister of Infrastructure and Water Management Cora van Nieuwenhuizen, officially opened the 3rd lock chamber Princess Beatrix Lock yesterday. The project was successfully completed by the Sas van Vreeswijk consortium, including TDP NV (in partnership with investment companies TINC and DG Infra Yield), BESIX Group […]

  • 19 March 2014

    Louisiana’s congressional delegation has managed to collect additional $4.5 million for the Houma Navigation Canal dredging, reports Houma Today. The Houma Navigation Canal, which provides navigable access from the Gulf of Mexico to the GIWW, the Port of Houma, and other small ports along the canal, is in need of dredging because sediment buildup has […]

  • 20 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Fifty kilometers to the south of Port Said on the Mediterranean Sea, a new waterway is now being excavated parallel to the existing canal.  This program is part of the Suez Canal mega project, which includes the development of several seaports in the three governorates bordering the canal, Suez, Ismailia and Port Said, in addition […]

  • 19 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The EU’s TEN-T Program will co-finance with over €2 million studies on the development of a cross-border canal linking The Seine in France and Scheldt (Escaut) rivers in Belgium. The canal is expected to facilitate the water transport between the Paris metropolitan area and the ports of Dunkerque, Antwerp and Rotterdam. The studies will focus […]

  • 17 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    A group of four Edinburgh College of Art (ECA) students on the new Material Practice – MSc program are working with Scottish Canals to repurpose material removed from canals during dredging. There are over 220 km of canals in Scotland. Although they are no longer avenues for trade and commerce, they are listed as industrial […]

  • 27 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Egypt’s coastal zones are due for some major changes as numerous multi-billion dollar projects aimed at boosting the national economy take hold and investments transform not only these areas, but the shape of the nation. In preparation for this year’s Coastal and Canal Zone Development Conference, taking place from 17-19 November (Dusit Thani, Cairo, Egypt), […]

  • 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 […]

  • 29 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Director of Dredgers’ Administration with the Suez Canal Authority, Ahmed Sayed Ahmed, has announced 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 […]

  • 28 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Suez Canal yesterday achieved a record in the number of vessels and the cargo passing through it, Suez Canal Authority Chairman Mohab Mamish said. In statements to Al-Tahrir TV channel, Mamish said revenues of Suez Canal are on the rise, asserting that security levels at the water course were beefed up during the election days. […]

  • 20 December 2012

    Scottish Canals Canal House has invited bidders to submit their offers for the National Dredging Framework 2013-2017. The object of the contract is to provide dredging on Inland Scottish Canals, and includes: – Land-based and floating dredging; – Additional resources/changed methodology to offset reduced efficiency for increased distances between access/loading points; – Dewatering dredgings; – […]

  • 8 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Suez Canal Authority (SCA) chief Mohab Mamish yesterday inspected dredging works on the New Suez Canal project. Mamish hailed efforts exerted by the workers of the project and the progress they made so far. This development project is designed to enlarge the transit capacity and to increase industrial activity in the area. Companies from Egypt, […]

  • 18 October 2012

    Waterways Ireland has announced planned closures of the waterways for the winter of 2012-2013. GRAND CANAL – MAIN LINE – DUBLIN Portobello to Inchicore: Level C7 from Portobello to Inchicore will be closed for dredging from 8th October 2012 to 17th March 2013. Tullamore: The canal in Tullamore is scheduled to be closed from 5th […]