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  • 18 December 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 program consists in the construction of two new sets of locks – one on the Pacific and one on the Atlantic side of the […]

  • 4 January 2012

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has released a study of the options for cleaning up chemical contamination in the Gowanus Canal in Brooklyn, New York. The Gowanus Canal was added to the Superfund list of the country’s most hazardous waste sites in March 2010. The study builds on an EPA investigation that confirmed the widespread […]

  • 1 October 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    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. This one-minute animation shows how the expanded Panama Canal will operate. The Expansion Program consists of two new sets of locks, one in the Pacific […]

  • 9 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    PortMiami is positioning itself to capture new trade opportunities thanks to more than $1 billion of capital infrastructure projects now complete. The port now offers Super Post-Panamax gantry cranes that can service cargo vessels up to 22 containers wide and up to nine containers above deck and eleven containers below. Additionally, a completed -50/-52 ft. dredge project […]

  • 14 October 2011

    In another important milestone of its Expansion Program, the Panama Canal Authority announced the completion of phase three of the dry excavation project in the construction of the Pacific Access Channel (PAC). The Pacific Access Channel will connect the third set of locks with the Culebra Cut and Gatun Lake. The third phase of the […]

  • 16 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The largest infrastructure project since the waterway’s original construction, the Panama Canal Expansion Program will create a new lane of traffic along the Canal through the construction of a new set of locks, increasing the waterway’s capacity. The existing locks allow the passage of vessels that can carry up to 5,000 TEUs. After the expansion […]

  • 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 […]

  • 12 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    At the beginning of June, the Budgetary Committee of the German Federal Parliament allocated EUR 265 million for the widening of the Eastern section of the Kiel Canal. In April, the committee had already approved EUR 485 million for construction of a fifth lock in Brunsbüttel. To speed up the remaining planning and tendering for […]

  • 17 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    A group of four Edinburgh College of Art (ECA) students on the new Material Practice – MSc program are working with Scottish Canals to repurpose material removed from canals during dredging. There are over 220 km of canals in Scotland. Although they are no longer avenues for trade and commerce, they are listed as industrial […]

  • 21 November 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 program consists in the construction of two new sets of locks – one on the Pacific and one on the Atlantic side of the […]

  • 22 August 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 program consists in the construction of two new sets of locks – one on the Pacific and one on the Atlantic side of the […]

  • 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 […]

  • 1 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    DEME: Solid Order Book Since the beginning of 2014, DEME managed to  maintain its order book at a fairly high level of about 3.0 billion EUR thanks to new orders, well spread worldwide across dredging, energy related and environmental activities.   Panama Canal Expansion Update – May 2014 (VIDEO) The Panama Canal expansion project will double […]

  • 14 November 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The largest port in Scandinavia, Port of Gothenburg, recently recruited an engineer from the Panama Canal project to work on the construction of a completely new terminal in Sweden. Eduardo was employed as a project manager at the Panama Canal Authority. His part of the project involved dredging the canal and building a special dock system […]

  • 3 June 2014

    Coral Morphologic divers are collecting corals and transplanting them in an aquaculture lab to save them of destruction during the Panama Canal widening project. The Panama Canal expansion project is intended to double the capacity of the Panama Canal by 2015 by creating a new lane of traffic and allowing more and larger ships to […]

  • 14 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    In little over one 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, according to the Panama Canal Authority (ACP). The project was initially […]

  • 19 July 2012

    Shipping in the Houston-Galveston area is expected to increase tremendously with the expansion of the Panama Canal, but the region needs to be sure it is ready to meet the coming tidal wave of new business opportunities, says a Texas A&M University at Galveston professor. William Merrell, holder of the George P. Mitchell Chair at […]

  • 16 November 2010

    Workers from Andersen Construction are busy driving the first pier pilings and preparing equipment for the start of dredging at the new … BY: Sue Vorenberg (djcoregon) [mappress] Source:djcoregon ;

  • 10 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) Administrator Jorge L. Quijano met with the Union of Greek Shipowners, the International Association of Independent Tanker Owners (INTERTANKO) and the International Association of Dry Cargo Shipowners (INTERCARGO) this week in Greece. These meetings are part of the discussions held with customers and industry representatives regarding the waterway’s toll structure […]

  • 1 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    French Prime Minister, Manuel Valls announced officially, on September 26th in Arras, the government’s commitment to the building of the Seine-Nord Canal linking the Greater Paris area with the major ports of northern Europe, including Dunkirk Port. This long-awaited project is estimated to be worth around €4 billion, and will be funded by the European […]

  • 17 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    As part of the ongoing conversations with the shipping industry, a Panama Canal Authority (ACP) delegation headed by Administrator Jorge L. Quijano met with the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS), a global organization that looks after the interests of ship owners and operators, and the International Maritime Organization (IMO). “These face-to-face meetings are part of […]

  • 10 August 2010
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Jan De Nul NV is the lowest bidder for one of the last large tenders for widening and deepening the Panama Canal. Jan De Nul is already very active in Panama and is a.o. working on the construction of the new locks on the Panama Canal, one of the most prestigious infrastructure works in the […]

  • 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 […]

  • 4 July 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dutch Minister of Infrastructure and Water Management, Cora van Nieuwenhuizen, informed yesterday the Dutch House of Representatives of the modified schedule for the completion of the new sea lock near IJmuiden. According to the Minister, the new sea lock, which will be the world’s largest, will be opened later than initially planned. “The sea lock […]

  • 27 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    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 program consists of the construction of two new sets of locks – one on the Pacific and one on the Atlantic side of the […]

  • 24 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 program consists in the construction of two new sets of locks – one on the Pacific and one on the Atlantic side of the […]