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  • 16 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Jan De Nul‬ Group has just posted on its official facebook page this amazing photo of their Ibn Battuta, one of seven cutter suction dredgers of ‪‎Jan De Nul‬ Group currently working on the ‎New Suez Canal Project‬ in ‪‎Egypt‬. By the end of this month, 24 vessels of the ‪Challenge Consortium‬ (National Marine Dredging […]

  • 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 […]

  • 11 October 2012

    The Suez Canal Container Terminal (SCCT) had two successful navigational trials to test the port access and turning basins for 15,500 TEU vessels. The first trial was on the “Eleonora Maersk” arriving from the Suez Canal’s North Bound Convoy, with a draft of 14.9 m. She berthed alongside before safely re-joining the convoy to continue […]

  • 24 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) said in its latest announcement that this week marks the one-year anniversary of their Superfund Task Force Report. The Superfund Task Force was commissioned to provide recommendations on how EPA could streamline and improve the Superfund program. “EPA has made significant progress in carrying out the report’s recommendations. The […]

  • 15 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Engineering Class ‘Telford Rolt’, a new 6.17 meter, 6.25 tonne tug, was launched into the River Soar at Loughborough this month with a naming ceremony performed by Charlotte Wood, Regional Construction Manager South at Canal & River Trust, a major customer of Land & Water Services Ltd. Designed by Ian Darley, a naval architect and […]

  • 3 February 2011

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has completed its investigation of the Gowanus Canal Superfund site in Brooklyn, N.Y. The investigation confirmed the widespread presence of numerous contaminants in the canal and identified the sources of contamination. The investigation also identified characteristics of the canal that will influence future plans for a cleanup. A companion human […]

  • 25 September 2020
    Infrastructure

    Barge-mounted excavators will start dredging the Gowanus Canal in mid-November, reports Brooklyn Paper. “We are on schedule for mid-November start of dredging,” said the Environmental Protection Agency’s Christos Tsiamis at the September 22 Gowanus Canal Advisory Group meeting. “We have made a lot of progress – we’re getting ready.” The federally-supervised cleanup is split into […]

  • 1 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    Governor Chris Sununu and the New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services Commissioner Bob Scott yesterday announced the release of a draft revision of the New Hampshire Wetlands rules, the first complete rewrite of the rules since 1991. The NHDES wetland rules regulate the following type of resources: wetlands, surface waters (lakes, ponds), watercourses (streams, rivers), […]

  • 4 October 2010

    The expanded Panama Canal will be a game changer for container trade when it opens in August 2014. America’s trade with East Asia is expected to undergo an increased shift from Pacific ports to Atlantic ports. As the closest U.S. port to the Panama Canal, the Port of Miami expects to be the first port […]

  • 6 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    The American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) has just released its 2016-2020 Port Planned Infrastructure Investment Survey. In the survey, AAPA asked the U.S. member ports how much they and their private-sector partners plan to spend on port-related freight and passenger infrastructure over the next five years. The answer was a whopping $154.8 billion. AAPA then contrasted that […]

  • 30 August 2012

    The Belgian heavy lift and special transport group Sarens will transport and install the 16 new lock doors of the Panama Canal. Land transports will be carried out with SPMT’s (Self-Propelled Modular Trailers), for inland water transport Sarens will use their own barges. Sea transport will be carried out by Italian Geodis Wilson using STX […]

  • 25 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    As the final winter works are being carried out, the Scottish Canals unveiled yesterday a new pilot scheme to increase the amount of staff time and resources devoted to dredging in the Lowland Canals. In recent years the Scottish Canals seen an average of 80 boats transit the Forth & Clyde, and whilst interest in the Kelpies […]

  • 29 July 2011

    The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) and the Georgia Ports Authority (GPA), which owns and operates the Port of Savannah, renewed their ties with the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU). The MOU, renewable for five years, was first signed in July 2003 and aims to unify efforts to encourage mutual economic benefits. “Considering the […]

  • 22 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Volga-Dnepr Airlines has delivered a 28-ton shipment of power stations from New York to Cairo, Egypt, that will be used to supply the Suez Canal widening project. Before transportation on board one of Volga-Dnepr’s IL-76TD-90VD freighters, the airline’s engineers provided technical expertise to ensure the power stations would fit into the aircraft’s cargo hold. The […]

  • 22 June 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Jan De Nul Group has just released a video about the PSA terminal development project in Panama. According to JDN, the company is currently expanding the PSA terminal. The project includes dredging and excavation of 4 million m³ of material, as well as the construction of an 800-meter quay wall. Located on the western bank of […]

  • 26 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Government of Nicaragua, the Grand Canal Commission and HKND group jointly held the commencement ceremony for the Grand Canal of Nicaragua at the House of the People in the capital city of Managua on December 22, 2014. President of Nicaragua, Mr. Daniel Ortega and Mr. Wang Jing, Chairman and CEO of HKND Group delivered key-note speeches […]

  • 16 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Head of the Suez Canal Authority (SCA) Mohab Mamish recently held meetings with four consortiums that have submitted their proposals for the next phase of the New Suez Canal dredging project. A high-ranking source with the SCA said that the consortiums, including Chinese and Dutch companies, are currently vying for the opportunity to continue dredging […]

  • 29 July 2020
    Authorities & Government, Infrastructure, Ports & Logistics

    Glavgosexpertiza (Russia’s Main Department of State Expertise) recently approved the design documentation for reconstruction of the access canal to the Port of Sabetta aimed to ensure safe shipping and approved expansion of the transit passage in 2020-2030. The access canal to the port of Sabetta was built and put into operation in 2019 to ensure […]

  • 22 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    Hamilton Liberal MP Filomena Tassi yesterday announced a major investment of $5.5 million for a project that will increase capacity at the Port of Hamilton. The port will receive the investment for a Pier 10 Export Expansion from the National Trade Corridors Fund (NTCF) on behalf of Transport Canada. The federal funding contributes to a […]

  • 11 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    Ports up and down the United States East Coast continue to push forward with harbor dredging and other major projects to provide more capacity and handle larger containerships, BlueWater Reporting said in their latest announcement.  Expansion at U.S. East Coast ports has been spurred by the third lane of the Panama Canal opening in June […]

  • 22 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Military Spokesman Brigadier Mohamed Samir yesterday said that 13.6 million cubic meters of material was excavated from the newly-launched Suez Canal project. In its statement, Samir noted that some 43 companies are now working at the project site and 5 companies are waiting to start work until necessary equipment arrives. He also said that the companies […]

  • 10 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Canal and River Trust is starting work this week to dredge around 7,500 tonnes of debris from the Rochdale Canal. The £350k operation, scheduled to last 6 weeks, will allow the flood damaged waterway to reopen to boats between Hebden Bridge and Sowerby Bridge by Easter. The work will focus on a 3½ mile stretch […]

  • 22 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) has announced that the Panama Canal Expansion project is now 96 percent complete. In line with this, ACP CEO/Administrator Jorge L. Quijano provided a next-step update at an industry event held last Friday in Panama City. “We are very close—only four percent remains to complete the project,” Quijano said. “An expansion […]

  • 4 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    A dream to restore the Montgomery Canal, one of Britain’s most picturesque canals, took a giant leap forward yesterday with the start of a new £4 million project, the Canal and River Trust said in its latest release.  A new nature reserve is to be created next to the canal near Oswestry which, together with […]

  • 7 September 2010
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    A new custom-built cutter suction dredger destined for the Panama Canal has been launched by IHC Merwede on Monday 6 September. The 12,000kW vessel has been designed and built by IHC Beaver Dredgers at its Sliedrecht shipyard in The Netherlands for the Panama Canal Authority* (ACP – the Panama Government’s autonomous agency). QUIBIÁN I was […]

  • 9 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Two days ago, Egypt’s prime minister Ibrahim Mahlab paid a visit to Ismailia to follow up the ongoing work at the new Suez Canal project and congratulate the workers on the occasion of Eid al-Adha. Upon his arrival, Mahlab held a meeting with Suez Canal Authority Head Mohab Mamish and a number of officials including […]