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  • 28 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Last week, HKND Group held six consecutive briefing seminars about the Nicaragua Canal project across the country in Managua, Rivas, Bluefields and New Guinea. The seminars were organized in collaboration with the Nicaraguan government, the Superior Council of Private Enterprises (COSEP), the American Chamber of Commerce in Nicaragua (AMCHAM), the National Recycling Forum (FONARE), the National […]

  • 5 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    Results are back from validation testing on the first dredged section of the Kopeopeo Canal and they are showing sediment quality is now below the remediation target, the Bay of Plenty Regional Council informs.  Project Manager, Brendon Love, said that dredging is continuing and it was reassuring to get the results back from the first […]

  • 25 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Port of Houston Authority is ready to provide cost-efficient and consistent solutions to cargo owners and logistics companies, Executive Director Roger Guenther said yesterday in his monthly report to the Port Commission. “We continue to receive many inquiries about moving freight from East Asia via the Panama Canal and through our port,” Guenther reported to […]

  • 7 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Canal and River Trust’s dredging program on the Grand Union Canal in Milton Keynes has had to be temporarily halted due to concerns that falling oxygen levels in the water during the hot weather could become too low to support the fish that live in the canal. Commenting the latest announcement, Paul Fox, from […]

  • 15 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    NY Governor Andrew M. Cuomo yesterday introduced the second proposal of the 2018 State of the State and the first part of a comprehensive environmental program: New York will immediately take action against the U.S. EPA if they accept the Upper Hudson River dredging of PCB as complete. Under this plan, Governor Cuomo and Attorney […]

  • 11 April 2012

    The Kochi Metro Rail Limited awarded a project with a total cost of Rs. 2.62 crore for cleaning of the Thevara-Perandoor canal to the Kerala Shipping and Inland Navigation Corporation (KSINC), according to The Hindu. The work will include dredging of the 10 km-long canal to a depth of one metre and removal of plants, […]

  • 6 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Port Manatee officials are encouraged that the Obama administration’s budget request for fiscal year 2015 includes full federal funding for the first study phase of deepening the federal channel and harbor area of Port Manatee, which is regarded as the closest U.S. deepwater seaport to the expanding Panama Canal. Manatee Harbor, near the Gulf of […]

  • 21 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District, has unveiled a plan for the Terrebonne Parish dredging project. This cleanup program, located in Louisiana, will consist of maintenance dredging and disposal of shoal material from the Houma Navigation Canal, Terrebonne Bay and Cat Island Pass. The estimated cost of this contract is between $10 […]

  • 25 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    As water levels begin to recede, Canal and River Trust is preparing to get the nation’s canal network repaired and fully open. Across large parts of the country the remarkable resilience of the two centuries old canal system has again been proven and it remains open for people to use. Nevertheless, costs are mounting in […]

  • 10 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    The new Yukon harbor will emerge on the north side of the Yangtze canal (port number 9845), according to the Port of Rotterdam Authority. The harbor basin will be located between the Euromax container terminal and the gate terminal of Vopak and Gasunie. The consortium Hakkers Van Oord will execute the assignment, which is commissioned by […]

  • 27 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Panama Canal Expansion is back on track with final completion of the project set for 2016. When this major construction project is completed, it will more than double the cargo capacity of the century old canal. The expanded Panama Canal will change shipping patterns and affect ports up and down the East Coast of the […]

  • 26 December 2012

    The dredging project on the canals in the West Shore area will probably commence in the spring, according to tbo.com. The tides aren’t favorable for effective dredging this time of the year, said the Tampa’s public works director Irv Lee, and added: “If you can’t get the barge in or you can’t get equipment in, […]

  • 21 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. has won a $14 million contract for dredging and maintenance works on the Martin Garcia canal, said a press release from the Uruguayan Government. The agreement between the Argentina-Uruguay River Plate Commission and the Dutch company was signed last week in Buenos Aires. The main goal of this dredging scheme is to maintain the […]

  • 26 May 2011

    The long-awaited Istokpoga canal maintenance dredging project is under way, and residents who live along the canals that are being dredged… (highlandstoday) [mappress] Source: highlandstoday, May 26, 2011;  

  • 28 October 2010

    Laurence Hogg, a member of CanalScape BCN, the Yahoo newsgroup that focuses on the Birmingham Canal Navigations, reports that BW have plans… (waterwaywatch) [mappress] Source: waterwaywatch, October 28, 2010;

  • 6 April 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer and Rep. Nydia Velázquez have sounded the alarm and expressed serious concerns over the Trump administration’s proposal to cut the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) budget by $2.6 billion, or 31 percent. As part of the EPA’s budget, the Administration has proposed cutting the Hazardous Substance Superfund Account by $330 million […]

  • 14 November 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Ellicott Dredges supplied all the cutter suction dredgers used in the original construction of the Panama Canal in 1907. In 1943, the Panama Canal Authority added the Mindi, also built by Ellicott, to their fleet. This dredger was a key component in the physical and economic expansion of the Panama Canal. Throughout the years, Mindi’s […]

  • 10 May 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Chief Project Advisor of HKND Group, Bill Wild, met in late April with the Nicaraguan Chamber of Construction (CNC) in Managua, presenting latest developments of the Nicaragua Grand Canal Project and cooperation opportunities for the local companies. Over 30 representatives from members companies including Rodrigo Pereira, the President of CNC, attended the meeting. Also present were representatives from the Chamber of […]

  • 19 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    Panama Canal Administrator Jorge L. Quijano presented the Panama Canal Expansion Program during his recent visit to Lamar University, in Beaumont, Texas. During the conference, Quijano highlighted the impact of the Panama Canal Expansion on the U.S. Gulf ports, focusing on those located in Texas. “An important number of the vessels of various segments that […]

  • 22 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Arkhangelsk Branch of Rosmorport resumed the Sabetta Port dredging work in early August, as soon as the summer navigation period commenced. The dredging vessels arrived within the planed period on August 1, 2014, while the marine survey and full package of environmental engineering survey had been completed by that time so that the vessels could […]

  • 13 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    Sydney Harbor Investment Partners (SHIP) and Ports America have announced an agreement for the promotion, development and management of Novaporte, the marine container facility in the Port of Sydney, Nova Scotia. SHIP has exclusive development rights to approximately 500 acres in the Port of Sydney and, with the support of Ports America and a specially […]

  • 16 March 2012

    For the second consecutive year, the Panama Canal Authority (ACP) was recognized by the Ethisphere Institute as one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies. According to the Ethisphere Institute, the ACP secured a spot on the list for “demonstrating leadership in ethical business practices.” “We are truly honored by this award at the Panama Canal. […]

  • 6 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The National Assembly president stated yesterday that a concession to build a canal across Nicaragua will be awarded to a Chinese company. The company plans to use money from investors around the world to create the $40 billion waterway which will link the Pacific Ocean and Caribbean Sea, reports usnews.com. According to Nicaraguan President Daniel […]

  • 23 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

                    Picture of the Day: Utrecht in Besiktas Van Oord’s trailing suction hopper dredger “Utrecht” has entered Besiktas Shipyard where it will receive some repairs in the shipyard’s dry dock.   Passaic River, Newark Bay Clean-Up Research This summer Portland State University (PSU) Civil and Environmental Engineering professors […]

  • 15 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    An amphibious tractor ventured into Standedge Tunnel recently to clear a blockage that built up during the recent floods, according to the UK Canal & River Trust. The unusual work, which required the help of a specialist mining consultant, took two days to complete. A hydraulic bucket on the front of the amphibious dredger, known as […]

  • 8 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Last Friday, December 5, HKND Group met with leaders of various labor unions of Nicaragua discussing the economic progress and job opportunities that the Grand Canal Project will generate for the country.  During the meeting, which was held at the the Secretariat of the Presidency, both sides agreed that the Grand Inter-oceanic Canal of Nicaragua will create more […]