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  • 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, […]

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

                    News in Photos: New Suez Canal Dredging The New Suez Canal development program is moving ahead and is scheduled to be completed this August.   GEM Bags $65.6M Contract in Qatar Gulf Earth Moving (GEM), a Qatar-based subsidiary of the Belgian Aertssen Group, has just won a […]

  • 12 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The New Suez Canal dredging project is progressing very well. Suez Canal Authority (SCA) chief Mohab Mamish recently 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, […]

  • 12 September 2012

    As soon as the dredging of the Ho Chi Minh City’s major canals are completed, waterway routes for tourists, as well as for residents, will be set up for tourism and later for public transport. “The dredging of the Tau Hu–Ben Nghe and Doi–Te canals would be completed soon,” stated Luong Minh Phuc, director of […]

  • 3 September 2012

    The dredging project at the Dania Cut Off Canal has hit rock bottom, according to sun-sentinel.com. David Roach, the director of the Florida Inland Navigation District, the project’s major funder, said: “We hit some harder rock than we had planned on, but we’re going to have to bring in a different bucket on the dredge […]

  • 13 October 2011

    The Jean Lafitte National Park in Louisiana, USA faced typical waterway maintenance issues in their canoe trail canal system. Over time, silt build-up and displaced vegetation slowly filled in the canals making them un-navigable for recreationists. In order to prevent the canals from filling in completely, park management had to ensure that they not only […]

  • 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 […]

  • 10 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    Prime Minister Hisham Qandil said on Sunday 9/12/2012 that a massive national project to develop Suez Canal axis is ready to be carried out. The project will attract investments boosting up the Egyptian economy, said the Premier after a meeting with Minister of Housing and Urban Development Tarek Wafiq. Establishing a logistic region in Suez […]

  • 28 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The importance and potential of Wales canals to improve the prosperity of local communities was recognized at last week’s Royal Welsh Show, with a series of meetings between Welsh ministers and representatives from Glandŵr Cymru, the Canal & River Trust in Wales. The First Minister Carwyn Jones AM highlighted the vital contribution that the Welsh […]

  • 23 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Panama Canal has taken yet another step forward toward the completion of the Canal Expansion Program as it begins to fill the Cocoli’s locks, on the Pacific side, following a similar and successful endeavor on the Atlantic side earlier this month. This important step marks the start of a deliberate and methodical phase of […]

  • 14 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Slough Arm dredging project is set to start on April 21 and will be carried out by the Canal & River Trust. “We are aiming to dredge over 10,000 tonnes of silt, refuse and metal from the bottom of the Grand Union Canal in Slough to make it easier for boats to navigate along […]

  • 15 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    By Government of Russia Decree dated 04. 07. 2013 No. 1128-r the seaport of Sabetta located in the Yamal and Nenets Autonomous District on the coast of the Ob Mouth of Kara Sea was opened for foreign vessels. Sabetta is the seaport, where FSUE “Rosmorport” is implementing a project for the construction of port infrastructure […]

  • 23 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Indonesia, the world’s second biggest contributor to plastic waste in the oceans, is in a state of emergency with regard to waste problems. With 250 million people, around 175,000 tons of waste is produced each day, amounting to 64 million tons per year, according to data from the Environment and Forestry Ministry. “Aware of this […]

  • 22 April 2013

    Another Damen CSD250 has been delivered, to Nigeria this time. The dredger has started creating its own pond, which is to become a major access route to a new industrial park. The creation of the waterway has already boosted the local economy, as also in Nigeria the waterway transport has the future. The CSD250 has […]

  • 31 January 2012

    A new charity to look after England and Wales’ network of 200-year old canals and rivers will be given over £1 billion of Government help to give it the best possible start, Environment Minister Richard Benyon, announced today. This unprecedented funding for a new charity paves the way for the launch of the new Canal […]

  • 19 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    Bay of Plenty Regional Council’s Kopeopeo Canal Remediation Project in Whakatane has won the Australasian Land and Ground Water Association (ALGA) project excellence award for Best Regional Remedial Project at last month’s awards ceremony. During the past few years, the project has successfully completed the removal and storage of around 35,000m³ of contaminated sediment into […]

  • 12 August 2010

    The state Canal Corp. worked Wednesday to begin dredging the Utica Harbor in North Utica. The project will take about 3 months – including more than a month at the harbor’s “neck” and several more months of digging out the contaminated sediments at the harbor floor, Canal Corp. officials said. Eventually, land around the harbor […]

  • 18 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    As part of his ongoing work to deepen the Port of Savannah, U.S. Senator Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., announced that he will visit the Panama Canal with Vice President Biden this week. Isakson has worked tirelessly to deepen the Savannah Harbor in order to accommodate an increase in the number of super-sized container vessels transiting the […]

  • 6 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The city of Tampa has begun dredging most of the 10 residential canals between Kennedy and Gandy Boulevards. The $2.8 million project is aimed at improving water quality, tidal flushing and the habitat for marine life and will be done over the next 15 months. [mappress] Dredging Today Staff, June 6, 2013

  • 24 January 2012

    Expansion of one of the world’s most important shipping routes brings with it a unique opportunity to reduce the carbon footprint of the marine industry, experts claim. Expanded sections of the Panama Canal are due to open in 2014 following an eight-year programme to widen and deepen the waterway in order to increase capacity for […]

  • 20 January 2010
    Project & Tenders

    PANAMA – 2010 is likely to be a key year for the Panama Canal as construction of the third set of locks, a main component part of the scheme for enlarging the maritime way, gets underway. [mappress] Source:insidecostarica,January 19,2010;

  • 29 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Coal Pile is the most popular backwater for fishing for black bass in the lower Arkansas River. The winning fish from the Arkansas Big Bass Bonanza, the largest tournament in Arkansas, often comes from this backwater. But since 1970, an estimated 9,000 acres of backwater habitat has been lost to sedimentation on the Arkansas. Openings […]

  • 10 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and East Chicago Waterway Management District will hold a public meeting to present this year’s Indiana Harbor and Canal dredging schedule and activities. The meeting takes place on Wednesday, May 15, 2019 at the City Hall, Annex Building, 4444 Railroad Ave., East Chicago, Ind. The contractors, a joint venture […]

  • 22 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    Maintenance dredging operations resumed on the Kaliningrad Sea Canal at the end of July 2017, according to the FSUE “Rosmorport” North-Western Basin Branch. The suspension of maintenance dredging operations for more than three months has been conditioned due to fish spawning in the region and the need to assemble flexible adapters that help connect coastal disposal site […]