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  • 19 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    During the recent visit to the National Marine Dredging Company presentation on the New Suez Canal Project, Egyptian President Abdul Fattah el-Sisi was informed about the progress made so far on the Project. Some of the world’s top dredging companies are taking part in this major project that is designed to enlarge the transit capacity and to increase industrial activity […]

  • 9 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Canal and River Trust has introduced a plan to carry out a £15 million dredging scheme in the next two years as part of their £80 million 10-year dredging program.  The Trust has agreed a two-year extension of the dredging contract with Land & Water to complete the increased amount of work. The program […]

  • 1 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

                    Picture of the Day: Dredgers Crowding New Suez The New Suez Canal project is currently under construction and is scheduled to be delivered next August.   Chief Mate Guilty Over Fatal Dredger Collision On the 8th June 2014 the Shoreway, a 98 metre 5000 tonne dredger, owned […]

  • 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 […]

  • 6 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Coastal and Canal Zone Development Conference, organized by International Quality & Productivity Center (IQPC), will take place from 17-19 November in Cairo, Egypt. This event will act as a platform for the stakeholders of a number of interconnected mega projects to outline their strategies for development and meet with potential suppliers, investors and partners in order […]

  • 7 September 2012

    Thailand’s Armed Forces Development Command has continued to dredge Bangkok’s canals, with work expected to finish later this month. The work, which began Aug 31, has so far done about 200 metres of the 22 kilometre Klong Lat Phrao. Col Noppadol Pinthong, commander of the mobile unit of Armed Forces Development Command said that the […]

  • 21 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    The New Jersey Water Supply Authority has announced a plan for dredging of the Delaware and Raritan Canal from Kingston to Amwell Road. Project Objective ■ Remove an estimated 240,000 cubic yards of sediment from the Canal in order to restore its flow capacity; ■ Remove and dispose of 45,000 cubic yards of sediment from […]

  • 20 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    China Harbor Engineering Company Ltd. (CHEC), a subsidiary of China Communications Construction Company Ltd. (CCCC), has won the $39.8 million Yuzhny Port dredging contract, Ukrainian Seaports Authority (USPA) just announced. This capital development project will include a significant amount of dredging work at the berths 23, 24 and 25, together with the reconstruction of the […]

  • 16 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    British Minister for the Middle East Tobias Ellwood has met Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi. The meeting came at the end of a three-day British trade mission led by Mr Ellwood, which was the largest to Egypt in over ten years. The Minister arrived in Cairo last Monday leading the largest trade mission to Egypt, involving […]

  • 22 March 2013

    The National Waterway (Lakhipur – Bhanga stretch of the Barak River) Bill, 2013 was introduced in the Rajyasabha by the Union Minister for Shipping Shri G.K. Vasan. The bill proposes to declare the navigable stretch of the Barak River between Lakhipur and Bhanga (121 km) in Southern Assam as a National Waterway. The bill also […]

  • 17 September 2010

    The Parliamentary Standing Committee on Water Resources Ministry on Thursday recommended the use of modern dredgers and dredging system to increase navigability of rivers. A meeting of the committee also suggested construction of roads or embankments with the dredged soil. The meeting was held at the Jatiya Sangsad (JS) Bhaban with committee Chairman M Abdur […]

  • 28 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) announced the end of talks with the new locks project contractor Grupo Unidos por el Canal, S.A. (GUPC), through which a conceptual agreement has been reached subject to documentation, review and final signature by the parties. The conceptual agreement falls within the terms of the Contract for the Design and […]

  • 7 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Representatives from the multilateral institutions financing the Panama Canal Expansion Program visited today the new locks project construction in the Pacific side as part of their regularly scheduled visits. Experts from the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), the European Investment Bank (EIB), Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC), International Financing Corporation (IFC) and the Andean Development […]

  • 10 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    Senior executives from North and Latin America’s container port, shipping and logistics sectors will unite in Cartagena, Colombia next week for the 14th annual TOC Americas conference and exhibition. With the advent of Panama Canal expansion, changes to regional economies and trade flows, growing vessel sizes and a raft of new infrastructure developments, the state […]

  • 21 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Last week, FSUE “Rosmorport” announced that the company has obtained a permit to put an artificially created plot of land in the seaport of Sabetta into operation. The reclamation project, which has created approx. 14.75 hectares of new land, was performed under the “Seaport Facilities Construction in Sabetta Settlement on Yamal Peninsula and Approach Canal […]

  • 22 April 2012

    The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) Board of Directors approved a proposal to modify the Panama Canal pricing structure to align Canal toll charges with the value the route provides. New Segments The proposal increases the number of segments from eight to eleven by Panama Canal vessel type. It also breaks down the tanker segment into […]

  • 24 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    Trade and Industry Minister Mounir Fakhri Abdel-Nour said that the Suez Canal corridor development project and the establishment of enterprises with high economic values in the area has been a main part in the government’s platform and priority for the coming phase. The government plans to turn the Suez Canal area into the largest industrial […]

  • 10 October 2010
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    DSC Dredge LLC, a leading U.S. dredge manufacturer, is excited to announce the recent delivery of several dredges to international customers. With DSC equipment in more countries than ever, the company is not only expanding worldwide, but is also evolving its own culture. DSC’s W&S Division is scheduled to deliver its fifth dredge to India […]

  • 17 February 2012

      Preparations are underway for the International Congress “Panama Canal 2012 International Engineering and Infrastructure Congress” (April 18-20, 2012, Panama City, Panama). This International Congress will convene more than 40 experts from 10 countries, who will discuss large scale projects and future trends in the maritime industry. During the first two days, topics such as […]

  • 4 October 2012

    A further dredging of the Dublin inner city section of the Grand Canal will start in October 2012. The news was confirmed today by the Waterways Ireland, one of the six North/South Implementation Bodies established under the British Irish Agreement in 1999. Waterways Ireland has responsibility for the management, maintenance, development and restoration of inland […]

  • 1 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The 15th edition of TOC Americas will take place at El Panama Hotel in Panama, from 13-15 October, 2015. Jorge Quijano, CEO, Panama Canal Authority, has been announced as a keynote speaker at this annual forum for maritime container trade, transport and port professionals doing business in North and Latin America. The combined impact of expanded […]

  • 18 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    The largest infrastructure project since the waterway’s original construction, the Panama Canal Expansion Program, will soon become a reality. With the project 93% completed, the Panama Canal Expansion has reached its final stretch. The massive Expansion Program will create a new lane of traffic along the Canal through the construction of a new set of locks, increasing […]

  • 9 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Canal and River Trust has teamed up with the Berks, Bucks and Oxon Wildlife Trust to create a new wetland haven for amphibians and water-loving plants at a secluded lake beside the Oxford Canal. Part of the project is clearing openings in the reed beds using an amphibious harvester, known as a ‘Truxor’ that […]

  • 8 August 2012
    Business & Finance

    The EU has granted 16.24 million euros of subsidies to Flanders for five water-related projects as part of the Trans-European Network of Transport (TEN-T). Some of these projects are of great importance for Antwerp. TEN-T is made up of major international corridors for transport by road, water or rail, with the idea of supporting the […]

  • 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 […]

  • 17 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

                    Isla Grande Terminal Dredging Contract Inked  Crowley Puerto Rico Services, Inc. has further solidified its commitment to Puerto Rico with the execution of a $48.5 million construction contract for a new pier at its Isla Grande Terminal in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Boskalis Reports Good First Quarter  […]