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  • 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 […]

  • 30 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) will charter a Post-Panamax vessel before the opening of the expanded Canal to be used for training purposes in the Third Set of Locks. The Executive Vice President of Operations Esteban Saenz said that the Panama Canal will charter a Post-Panamax ship to train pilots and tugboat captains that will assist in […]

  • 21 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Panama Canal Expansion Project, nearing its completion, is based on six years of research, which included more than 100 studies on the economic feasibility, market demand, environmental impact and other technical engineering aspects. To date, the Expansion Program is 88 percent complete. After the expansion, the Post-Panamax vessels will be able to transit through […]

  • 25 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    Ohio EPA and The National Park Service will host a public open house on Wednesday, September 7, 2016, to discuss the results of an environmental assessment regarding the Canal Diversion Dam in the Cuyahoga River. The meeting will be held from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Happy Days Lodge. The environmental assessment was […]

  • 8 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    To strengthen the competitiveness of the Port of Abidjan, the Ivory Coast authorities have undertaken an ambitious infrastructure development project. The project will cost around $1.12 billion, and 85% of this budget will be provided by China. This capital expansion scheme will include the enlargement/deepening of the Vridi Canal and the construction of the second container […]

  • 31 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    Riverkeeper supports the EPA’s proposed plan to clean up the Gowanus Canal Superfund site and commends the agency for addressing the importance of reducing combined sewage overflows (CSOs) in addition to dredging the sediment at the bottom of the canal for proper remediation of the waterway. “We’re pleased with the direction the EPA has taken,” […]

  • 2 November 2020
    Operations & Maintenance

    The government’s plan to dredge the Koh Kaew Canal, connecting Royal Phuket Marina and Boat Lagoon Marina to Phang Nga Bay, will not begin until 2022, reports the Phuket News. The announcement came from the senior official in charge of the regional channel development during recent inspection of the canal. According to the report, Thada […]

  • 5 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Canal and River Trust will host a consultation meeting about the Montgomery Canal restoration plans at the Llanymynech Village Hall between 10.00 am and 2.00pm on Saturday, January 10. “We are hosting a public meeting in the Carreghofa – Llanymynech – Pant area to give canal enthusiasts and local residents a say on the type […]

  • 20 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Fifty kilometers to the south of Port Said on the Mediterranean Sea, a new waterway is now being excavated parallel to the existing canal.  This program is part of the Suez Canal mega project, which includes the development of several seaports in the three governorates bordering the canal, Suez, Ismailia and Port Said, in addition […]

  • 27 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Suez Canal Authority head Mohab Mamish said that the Suez Canal expected revenues for the fiscal year 2014/2015 will exceed 40 billion pounds (about $5.2 billion). He told reporters after a Cabinet meeting on Wednesday that the revenues were affected recently because of shortage of foreign currencies but the revenues increased in the Egyptian pound. […]

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

    Construction works on a multi-billion dollar New Suez Canal project, which will expand the existing Suez Canal, are in full swing. Head of the Suez Canal Authority Mohab Mamish said that the preparations for the inauguration ceremony of the New Suez Canal are currently underway and the dredging works on the new waterway scheme will be finalized before the […]

  • 15 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Dredging in the Settlement Shores canal system will begin in November this year to address areas where the depth has been impacted by sedimentation, tidal movements and boat wash, Port Macquarie-Hastings Council reports.  The dredging will ensure the canal system continues to be safe to access for the boating public, whilst also preserving the shoreline […]

  • 14 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The selected route for the Grand Canal of Nicaragua was announced at a conference held at the Hotel Intercontinental Managua on July 7, 2014. Telemaco Talavera, spokesperson for the Canal Project, chaired the conference and delivered the opening speech. He said that the Grand Canal has a very important meaning for the future of Nicaragua, […]

  • 23 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has been signed by Inland Waterways Authority of India (IWAI) and Government of Odisha, Paradip Port and Dhamra Port Company Ltd. for developing the commercially viable stretches of National Waterway-5 in two phases. In the National Waterway-5, East Coast Canal has been integrated with the Brahmini river and the Mahanadi delta […]

  • 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 […]

  • 6 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Research & Development, Technology

    DEME has developed an innovative technique and pontoon to seal and reinforce canal and river bends.  This solution, the bentonite mattresses laying pontoon called the MATTEDOOR, is currently being used for the widening of the Juliana Canal. The Juliana Canal forms a vital navigation route between Limmel (near Maastricht) and Maasbracht in the Netherlands. By widening and […]

  • 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 […]

  • 10 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    Prime Minister Hisham Qandil said on Sunday 9/12/2012 that a massive national project to develop Suez Canal axis is ready to be carried out. The project will attract investments boosting up the Egyptian economy, said the Premier after a meeting with Minister of Housing and Urban Development Tarek Wafiq. Establishing a logistic region in Suez […]

  • 20 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Non-Governmental Organization (NGO), Dredging Suez Canal, has posted on its official facebook page this very interesting photo from the New Suez Canal dredging program. Head of the Suez Canal Authority Mohab Mamish recently said that the dredging works on the new waterway scheme will be finalized in July 2015, one month before the deadline. […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 2 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Ministers of Housing, Industry, Transport, Investment, Planning & International Cooperation, Higher Education and Communications met in al-Ismailia yesterday to discuss activation of the national project of Technology Valley East of the Suez Canal. “The visit by the minister, who form the ministerial group on the development of the Suez Canal Axis, falls within the […]

  • 19 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Panama Canal Expansion, the largest project at the Canal since its original construction, will create a new lane of traffic along the Canal through the construction of a new set of locks, doubling the waterway’s capacity. To offer an enhanced service to the maritime industry, the Panama Canal is working on yet another development project. The […]

  • 2 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Canal and River Trust charity has secured initial funding from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) to develop plans to restore and reopen the Grade II listed Stainton Aqueduct on the Lancaster Canal near Sedgwick, Cumbria, the Trust said today. HLF’s initial development funding award of £41,000 will enable us to work alongside the Lancaster […]

  • 9 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Suez Canal dredging scheme comes as a part of the mega New Suez Canal project. Besides dredging, the project includes development of several seaports in the three governorates bordering the canal, Suez, Ismailia and Port Said. Also included in the project is a seaport in the South Sinai city of Nuweiba and the development […]

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

    Construction works on a multi-billion dollar New Suez Canal project, which will expand the existing Suez Canal, are nearing its completion. Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi said two days ago that dry digging in the canal is 100 percent completed while dredging work is 65 percent finished. The New Suez Canal project will be inaugurated […]