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  • 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,” […]

  • 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 […]

  • 18 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    In little over two months’ time, the Inauguration Ceremony of the new Panama Canal will mark the completion of the largest infrastructure undertaking in the waterway since the original canal construction back in 1914. The official opening ceremony of the expanded canal will take place on Sunday, June 26th 2016, reports the Panama Canal Authority (ACP). The project was initially set […]

  • 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 […]

  • 16 December 2011
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Diversified industrial manufacturer Eaton Corporation has been awarded a three-year, $27 million contract to provide the equipment design, electrical assemblies and engineering services for the distribution and control of electrical power across the Atlantic and Pacific sites of the expanded Panama Canal. The work will be conducted in conjunction with Grupo Unidos por el Canal, […]

  • 2 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said in its latest release that their dredging and capping pilot project will begin this week as part of its overall cleanup of the Gowanus Canal Superfund site in Brooklyn, New York. Starting in the next couple of days, equipment will be brought in to support the dredging and removal […]

  • 4 August 2013

    The first four new gates for the Panama Canal’s Third Set of Locks will be arriving to Panama from Italy. The Third Set of Locks has a total of 16 rolling gates (eight for each new lock complex).The new gates weigh an average of 3,300 tons each. They were constructed in Italy by subcontractor Cimolai […]

  • 7 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Seattle District has received $13.6 million in the Corps Fiscal 2019 Work Plan to complete the Skokomish River Basin Ecosystem Restoration Project design and construction phases. “The project includes removing a levee, placing large woody debris, restoring wetlands at two sites and reconnecting a side channel,” said Corps project […]

  • 21 August 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    In a major milestone for the Panama Canal Expansion Program, the first four gates for the new locks arrived from port of Trieste, Italy to the waterway’s Atlantic side on board the semi-submersible vessel STX Sun Rise this morning. “This is an exciting moment for the Panama Canal – the arrival of the new gates […]

  • 25 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Earlier this month, contractors working for the Environmental Protection Agency began work on a dredging and capping pilot study in the Gowanus Canal’s 4th Street Turning Basin. The process involves installation of steel sheeting in front of existing bulkheads, followed by dredging of contaminated sediment from the canal, before the installation of a multi-layered protective […]

  • 7 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    As the largest customer of the Suez Canal with more than 1,400 transits in 2014, the Maersk Group has welcomed the expansion of the Suez Canal and the advantages it entails. Egypt has all through the 20th and 21st century acted as the bridge between Europe and Asia thereby enabling global trade and growth. From […]

  • 19 November 2012

    The Pequea Boat Ramp will reopen on Nov. 21. Dredging of the Pequea Creek area, which will improve boating conditions during lower lake levels outside of normal recreation season, has been completed. The York Furnace Boat Ramp will be closed from Nov. 28 through Dec. 21 for boat ramp rehabilitation. “The dredging at Pequea is […]

  • 4 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Two draft environmental assessments for bank repairs to levees along Antelope Creek and Salt Creek near Lincoln in Lancaster County, Neb. are currently available for public review. The draft EAs evaluate the environmental impacts of repairing damage caused by high flows in October 2014 to one area along the Antelope Creek flood protection project and […]

  • 3 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    Four port operators were pre-qualified during the Request for Qualifications (RFQ) for companies interested in competing to design, develop, finance, construct, operate and maintain the Corozal Container Terminal. The four pre-qualified companies were: APM Terminals B.V. (the Netherlands); Terminal Link (France); PSA International Pte., Ltd (Singapore) and Terminal Investment Limited, S.A. (the Netherlands). “The result […]

  • 16 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Turkish Government yesterday announced the final route of a new waterway aimed to reduce shipping traffic on the busy Bosphorus Strait – the Kanal Istanbul Project. According to Ahmet Arslan, the Transport and Communications Minister, the canal would begin in the Istanbul district of Kucukcekmece on the Sea of Marmara, where there is already an inland […]

  • 4 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    The cabinet secretary for environment and rural affairs, Lesley Griffiths, has announced over £2.5 million funding for Glandŵr Cymru, the Canal & River Trust in Wales, to make improvements on the Monmouthshire and Brecon Canal (Mon & Brec). The funding will be used to secure the embankments, reduce water leakage and introduce improvements to the […]

  • 10 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    After leading a two-day fact-finding mission to the Panama Canal, aimed at learning more about how the canal expansion program will affect Washington trade, jobs and port competitiveness, Senator Pam Roach has returned to Washington. She returned with an urgent warning for her fellow lawmakers: “We’d better get serious about making our ports more competitive […]

  • 12 May 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Van Oord: First Awards for “Stingray” Van Oord has been awarded two pipe lay projects for its new shallow water pipe lay vessel Stingray.   Philippines: Boskalis Wins Important Contract Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V., has been awarded a contract by Shell Philippines Exploration B.V. for the installation of an offshore Depletion Compression Platform for the […]

  • 7 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    Port Freeport Commissioners agreed to amend and extend the Memorandum of Understanding with the Panama Canal Authority. Last year, both parties signed the MOU as a joint effort to help promote business between the Canal and Port Freeport for one year. With this renewal, their efforts will be extended for five years. “This partnership is […]

  • 15 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) begins today the countdown for the centennial celebration as it commemorates its 99th anniversary. The countdown’s events will highlight the waterway’s contribution during the past 100 years and the efforts underway to face the challenges of the upcoming decades. The countdown began with the presentation of the Panama Canal Centennial […]

  • 2 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Riverkeeper has submitted comments to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in support of its comprehensive plan to remediate the Gowanus Canal Superfund site. The plan will address the impacts of more than 150 years of pollution and concerns raised by Riverkeeper from its history of patrolling the polluted canal. “The EPA’s plan marks an […]

  • 12 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Canal and River Trust said in its latest release that they have completed £1 million of improvement works to the Rochdale Canal between Sowerby Bridge and Hebden Bridge in Yorkshire. “We have rebuilt canal walls along a five-mile stretch of the 200-year-old waterway between locks 3 and 7 after they were badly damaged during […]

  • 20 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Within the framework of the centennial celebration, the Panama Canal Administrator Jorge L. Quijano received a Maersk Line delegation led by Søren Skou, CEO of Maersk Liner Business, to provide an update on the Expansion Program and discuss the future trends in the maritime industry. Administrator Quijano updated Maersk executives on the progress of the […]

  • 12 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Panama Canal has taken another important step forward toward the completion of the Expansion Program as it begins to fill the lower chamber of its new Atlantic locks. The news signals the start of a deliberate and methodical phase of operational tests and quality control that will, eventually, prepare the Canal to accommodate larger […]

  • 8 November 2011
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Autodesk, Inc., a leader in 3D design, engineering and entertainment software, announced that MWH Global, a leader in wet infrastructure projects and programs, including water, hydropower and civil infrastructure, has been selected to receive an Autodesk BIM Experience Award. The firm is being honored for using a Building Information Modeling (BIM) process, together with Autodesk […]

  • 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 […]