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  • 15 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Work has begun on a unique dredging project aimed to help transform East Yorkshire’s Pocklington Canal, reports the Canal & River Trust. A special amphibious digger will remove approximately 8,000 tonnes of nutrient-rich silt that will be re-distributed to a nearby arable farm. This is the first time in over a century that two sections […]

  • 12 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Armed Forces have already started carrying out the New Suez Canal Project, according to sis.gov.eg. The digging works were divided into 33 sectors and assigned to specialized civil companies and two road divisions of the Armed Forces Engineering Authority, Brigadier Mohamed Samir said. The work was divided into sectors to complete the project in […]

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

    Van Oord, a Dutch contracting company that specializes in dredging and land reclamation, has deployed its trailing suction hopper dredger Volvox Asia to the New Suez Canal Project. The Volvox Asia will accompany three stationary cutter suction dredgers and a large self-propelled cutter suction dredger, already working on the project. Another cutter suction dredger will be […]

  • 15 December 2011

    Inland waterways are ideal for Kochi. Land acquisition or rehabilitation problems don’t come in its way but there are other hurdles to be crossed for implementing the project. Though the Inland Waterway Authority of India (IWAI) has implemented the National Waterway-3, of which the Kollam-Kottappuram stretch of the Kasargod-Kovalam project is almost ready, the waterway […]

  • 27 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The New Suez Canal project is moving ahead 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 […]

  • 24 February 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The largest infrastructure project since the waterway’s original construction, the Panama Canal Expansion Program, is now 96 percent complete. The Pacific access channel is 99 percent complete and the third set of locks is now 95 percent complete. When fully complete, the new set of locks will double the capacity of the Panama Canal, creating […]

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

    Dutch Offshore Contractors, an independent company serving the heavy transport needs of clients in the global maritime offshore industry (DOC), has successfully loaded the first of two shipments of dredging equipment in Suez onto HLV Xiang Yun Kou for COSCO Heavy Transport. The modernized Suez Canal was officially opened on August 6, 2015. This capital […]

  • 26 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Panama Canal Expansion is moving forward to achieve its goal of enhancing the waterway’s capacity in order to provide a better service to customers. To date, the Program registers a 60.4% progress. “The Panama Canal Expansion will enhance the value of the Panama route,” Panama Canal Administrator Jorge L. Quijano said. “We are focused […]

  • 6 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The preparations for the inauguration ceremony of the New Suez Canal are currently underway, according to the head of the Suez Canal Authority (SCA) Mohab Mamish. Mamish said two days ago that the dredging works on the new waterway scheme will be finalized before the deadline. He also added that the Suez Canal Authority will be responsible […]

  • 18 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Ahmed El-Tayyeb, Grand Imam of Al-Azhar, has urged Egyptians to support the New Suez Canal Project. During a visit to the project, Tayyeb said the New Suez Canal was a challenge to Egyptians that would show the strength, steadfastness and will of Egyptians. He was received upon his arrival at the scene by Chairman of […]

  • 7 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    The EPA recently released its proposed plan to clean up the Gowanus Canal Superfund site and will hold public meetings on January 23, 2013 at 7:00 p.m. at Public School 58 (the Carroll School), 330 Smith Street, Brooklyn and on January 24, 2013 at 7:00 p.m. at the Joseph Miccio Community Center, 110 West 9th […]

  • 22 August 2012

    To commemorate its 98 anniversary, the Panama Canal announced significant enhancements to Miraflores Locks Visitors Center (CVM) with the first 3D film of the Canal. In addition, a new Observation Center with a view to the expansion work on the Atlantic side of the Canal in the province of Colon, was recently inaugurated. New 3D […]

  • 25 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Canal & River Trust, has started work on an eight month project to dredge sections of the 46 mile Staffordshire & Worcestershire Canal from Tixall Lock in Staffordshire to Falling Sand Lock near Kidderminster.  The work, which is costing the Trust £1 million, will focus on areas along the Staffordshire & Worcestershire Canal where […]

  • 3 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Canal & River Trust is carrying out emergency repairs on the Macclesfield Canal at Bollington after discovering a leak during a routine inspection. Temporary dams have been installed either end of a 750-meter section of the Macclesfield Canal between bridges 26 and 27, which has now been drained. After building a special road using ‘bog […]

  • 24 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Communities across England & Wales were invited to adopt mile-long lengths of canal or river and help transform some of the Canal & River Trust’s 2,000 miles of waterways. Canal Connections, a not for profit organisation aimed at harnessing the potential of Yorkshire’s waterways, adopted the section between Skelton Road Bridge and Knostrop Lock which […]

  • 5 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi attended the ceremony of launching the Suez Canal Axis Development Project at the Suez Canal Authority (SCA) club, Ismailia governorate. SCA Chairman Lt. General Mohab Mamesh delivered a speech, recalling that Egyptians have scarified their lives to dig the Suez Canal, which changed the history and became the life line […]

  • 6 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Panama Canal has been nominated for the 2013 Prince of Asturias Award under the International Cooperation category in recognition of its service to the maritime industry, international trade and being a symbol of peaceful understanding between countries. “This nomination makes all Panamanians proud because of the significance of the Canal to the world and […]

  • 21 December 2011

    The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) announced yesterday a partnership with the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) to co-host next year’s first-ever PANAMA CANAL 2012 International Engineering and Infrastructure Congress. It will be held April 18-20 in Panama City, Panama. ACP and ASCE are convening this Congress to share best practices and detailed, practical, hands-on […]

  • 21 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Scottish Canals is gearing up for the busy summer boating season by investing £250,000 in new machinery to help carry out a comprehensive program of dredging and weed cutting along the nation’s waterways. The works will be delivered by Scottish Canals’ in-house dredging team, who will work with boaters to tackle areas causing navigational issues. […]

  • 27 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Canal and River trust welcomed proposals unveiled by Birmingham City Council (BCC) for the creation of a new canal quarter as part of the city’s vision for using HS2 as a catalyst for regeneration and growth. “We have been leading the work, alongside BCC and other partners, to ensure the development of HS2 in Birmingham […]

  • 2 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Panama Canal celebrates 13 years under Panamanian administration. During this period, the Canal has strengthened its role in international commerce as a result of investment in the modernization of its infrastructure, its expansion and an alliance with its natural surroundings. “The Panama Canal reaffirms its relevance in international commerce more than ever as a […]

  • 22 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The first trial run of the New Suez Canal has been set for Saturday, July 25, 11 days before the official inauguration of the new waterway.  According to the Mohamed Sakr, the head of navigational management department at the Suez Canal Authority, different size ships will participate in the trial of the new canal. Chairman of the Suez Canal Authority […]

  • 10 September 2012

    Nicaragua and the Hong Kong-based company have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) on financing for a $30 billion inter-oceanic canal. The canal will cater for larger ships than the Panama Canal and will be Central America’s second main waterway. According to theaustralian.com, this document was signed by Nicaraguan deputy foreign minister and president of […]

  • 24 February 2011
    Vessels

      The Water Resources Department has begun using imported machinery on an experimental basis to desilt South Buckingham canal. According to officials of WRD, the desilting is part of the improvement work being undertaken on the 13-km stretch between Okkiyam Madu and Muttukadu under the Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission (JNNURM). The project, which […]

  • 2 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    Work to regenerate the historic Swansea Canal continues this month with a key element – the dredging of almost a mile of the waterway between Coed Gwilym Park in Clydach and Trebanos, the Canal and River Trust reports. “We are carrying out the dredging, scheduled to be completed in mid-January, together with the Swansea Canal […]

  • 22 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Antwerp Port Authority and Panama Canal Authority (ACP) have reconfirmed their collaboration agreement. The purpose of the agreement is to promote trade between the port of Antwerp and the West Coast of South America via the Panama Canal. In view of the positive evaluation of the first agreement, made in 2010, the new agreement will […]