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  • 8 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Cotswold Canals Trust Dredger ‘Augustus Gloop’ was craned into the canal near Hope Mills at Brimscombe in December 2014 and immediately started some silt removal trials. The vintage German built machine has been part of the CCT maintenance fleet since it was purchased back in the 1970s. It has undergone a number of refits […]

  • 21 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    A canal dredging work along Bang Krasan in Ayutthaya, Thailand, is nearing its completion and is set to be wrapped up by April 30, the Bangkok Post reports.  The project, inspected by Deputy Prime Minister Prawit Wongsuwon yesterday, is about 98% completed. Bang Krasan is a 2.2-kilometer canal in Ayutthaya’s Bang Pa-in district that channels […]

  • 9 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The New Suez Canal dredging scheme is moving forward. This capital project, estimated to be worth over $2.1 billion, was inaugurated by the Chairman of the Suez Canal Authority Mohab Mamish in the presence of Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi on August 5th 2014. Some of the world’s top dredging companies are taking part in this […]

  • 2 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The public authority responsible for management, maintenance and operation of the Kiel Canal, the Wasser- und Schifffahrtsamt Brunsbüttel, has awarded the contract for the construction of a fifth lock at Brunsbüttel to the joint venture formed by the BAM operating companies Wayss & Freytag Ingenieurbau AG, BAM Civiel bv and Wayss & Freytag Spezialtiefbau. The […]

  • 22 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Panama Canal expansion project will double the capacity of the Panama Canal by 2015 by creating a new lane of traffic and allowing more and larger ships to transit. The project is expected to create demand for ports to handle post-Panamax ships. The program also entails the widening and deepening of existing navigational channels […]

  • 3 August 2011
    Project & Tenders

    Since the Panama Canal opened a passageway between the Atlantic and the Pacific Oceans nearly a century ago, nearly one million ships… (voanews) [mappress] Source: voanews, August 3, 2011

  • 30 August 2010

    To those outside the shipping industry it might not make much sense, this whole notion that a multibillion- dollar civil works project in… By Allyson Bird (postandcourier) [mappress] Source: postandcourier, August 30, 2010;

  • 11 October 2010

    Fundamental shifts in global trade patterns present a growing challenge to Long Beach and Los Angeles as they seek to maintain their coveted… By Kristopher Hanson (presstelegram) [mappress] Source: presstelegram, October 11, 2010;

  • 11 July 2010

    Last year had New York celebrating the 400th anniversaries of Samuel de Champlain’s exploration of the lake that bears his name and Henry… [mappress] Source: timesunion, July 12, 2010;

  • 7 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Canal and River Trust has been making boating better in London over the past year for the record numbers of people on the capital’s waterways. Sorwar Ahmed, London boating manager at the Canal & River Trust, said: “London’s bustling canals are very different to those built 200 years ago to serve industry. With such […]

  • 21 September 2014
    Business & Finance

    Water Enters New Suez Canal Suez Canal Authority Chairman Mohab Mamish announced yesterday that water has entered the New Suez Canal waterway from the northern and southern entrances of the Canal. He added that this is a historical moment for the country. Read More   VIDEO: Dredging for Eko Atlantic City Off the coast of […]

  • 9 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

                    DEME at New Suez Opening On Thursday, 6 August,2015, the Dredging International (75%) and Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company (25%) consortium participated in the opening festivities of the modernized Suez Canal in Egypt.   VIDEO: New Canal – Icon of the Future Records were broken, vessels […]

  • 20 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    The St. Johns River Water Management District has started work on a sump dredge project designed to help improve water quality at Lake Apopka. According to the District, the project is not expected to impede navigation on the canal or lake. “Our focus remains centered on projects that bring us closer to our goal of […]

  • 26 July 2010
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Aconex is providing its online collaboration solution to the US$3.2 billion Panama Canal Third Set of Locks Project, one of the world’s great engineering projects. Aconex is providing all the organizations engaged on the program with a central platform for managing information and project communication. The new set of locks, at the heart of the […]

  • 18 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The North Myrtle Beach City Council has scheduled a Special Called Council Meeting for Saturday, February 21, at 10:00 a.m. at City Hall, which will include a Public Hearing on the proposed Cherry Grove canals dredging project. At the start of the hearing, the City will provide an overview of the proposed dredging project. Following […]

  • 21 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) informed that Grupo Unidos por el Canal. S.A. (GUPC) resumed work on the new locks project. Works restarted yesterday, said Panama Canal Administrator Jorge L. Quijano, and added: “The consortium has guaranteed that it will continue working, which was our main objective so we can move forward and discuss other […]

  • 21 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Panama Canal Expansion has reached another important milestone with the transfer of the first gates to the new locks complex in the Atlantic side. “This is a very important operation because it involved the first movement of the gates from the special dock where they were unloaded to the lower chamber of the new […]

  • 29 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Atlantic and Pacific Oceans are coming closer together thanks to the new Panama Canal. Flooding of part of the new set of locks on the Pacific side is being carried shortly after the successful operation was conducted on the Atlantic. The project, known as the Third Set of Locks, is rushing towards completion next […]

  • 26 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Vietnam’s central Thua Thien-Hue Province has just introduced its plans for the Huong River (Perfume River) dredging scheme, aimed to increase the draining capacity of the river. According to the Viet Nam News, the province People’s Committee has set up a project for dredging work at the entrance of An Cuu Canal, entrance and exit […]

  • 14 May 2012

    Eng Hussain Nassir Lootah, Director General of Dubai Municipality, during a press conference held in municipality conference hall, has announced three prestigious projects approved by HH Sheikh Hamdan Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai, Minister of Finance and Chairman of Dubai Municipality. Lootah said that the most important project is Dubai Safari Project, […]

  • 5 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The River Weaver Navigation, in Cheshire, is ship shape again, thanks to a major dredging program by the Canal & River Trust charity. The Trust, which cares for the Weaver Navigation and 2,000 miles of waterways, has just finished an extensive five month project to deepen a two mile stretch of the river from Saltersford […]

  • 3 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Canal & River Trust has awarded its national dredging contract to carry out essential dredging works on its 200-year-old waterway network in England and Wales to Land & Water Services Ltd following a competitive tender process.    Dredging is vital to keep the waterways open for navigation, as well as ensuring the canals are safe, […]

  • 5 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    With about 18 months to go before the planned opening of the new third set of locks, the Panama Canal is leaning on its old work horse, the Ellicott dredge “Mindi”, built in 1941. The “Mindi” is currently working seven days a week near the famed Culebra Cut to widen a turning radius for the […]

  • 20 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Minister of Manpower and Migration Nahed el-Ashri said that the Ministry stands fully ready to provide support to the New Suez Canal Project. Ashri said that she asked the manpower chief in Ismailia Gamal Abdel-Salam to assess the cost of the project’s needs in order to provide them. The minister made the remarks following a […]

  • 11 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards has announced a state commitment of $6 million to St. Charles Parish for needed levee improvements along Magnolia Ridge and the construction of a gate on the Paradis Canal. The Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) is providing the funding via the Gulf of Mexico Energy Security Act (GOMESA) and […]

  • 31 January 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) announced that talks will continue with Zurich American and Grupo Unidos por el Canal, S.A. (GUPC) (formed by the companies Sacyr Vallehermoso, S.A (Spain), Impregilo, S.p.A. (Italy), Jan de Nul Group and Constructora Urbana, S.A. (CUSA) (Panama)) until Tuesday, February 4. The parties agreed to continue meeting over the weekend […]