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  • 12 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Vice President Joseph Biden will travel to Panama in the third week of November to meet with President Ricardo Martinelli and visit the Panama Canal expansion project. Biden had to postpone a previous scheduled visit in September after a visit to Mexico, due to the crisis in Syria. He will visit the expansion works […]

  • 12 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The New Suez Canal is the name of a new waterway project in Egypt, expanding the existing Suez Canal between the Mediterranean Sea and the Red Sea. 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 […]

  • 5 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Head of the Suez Canal Authority Mohab Memish, few days ago, visited the New Suez Canal to inspect progress being made on the project.  He informed crews working on the project that so far approx. 10 kilometers of the New Canal have been dredged up. At the moment, depth of the new waterway ranges between 9 to 24 […]

  • 23 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The New Suez Canal development program is moving ahead and is scheduled to be completed this 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 Authority Mohab Mamish […]

  • 10 October 2012

    The deepening of the canal’s western effluents from 48 feet to 52 feet is nearly complete, stated Mohab Mamish, the Chairman of the Suez Canal Authority. Thanks to this project, the bigger container vessels entering the 120-mile stretch of waterway from the Mediterranean will reduce their crossing time to around four hours, according to egyptindependent.com. […]

  • 29 July 2020
    Authorities & Government, Infrastructure, Ports & Logistics

    Glavgosexpertiza (Russia’s Main Department of State Expertise) recently approved the design documentation for reconstruction of the access canal to the Port of Sabetta aimed to ensure safe shipping and approved expansion of the transit passage in 2020-2030. The access canal to the port of Sabetta was built and put into operation in 2019 to ensure […]

  • 16 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The New Suez Canal is the name of a new waterway project in Egypt, expanding the existing Suez Canal between the Mediterranean Sea and the Red Sea. 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 20 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    Work on the Kopeopeo Canal Remediation Project continues as dredging of the canal resumes and water treatment works move to the second containment site at the Whakatāne River end of the Kopeopeo Canal. According to the Deputy Project Manager, Ken Tarboton, moving to the new containment site off Keepa Road represents great progress made by the […]

  • 10 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Canal and River Trust is starting work this week to dredge around 7,500 tonnes of debris from the Rochdale Canal. The £350k operation, scheduled to last 6 weeks, will allow the flood damaged waterway to reopen to boats between Hebden Bridge and Sowerby Bridge by Easter. The work will focus on a 3½ mile stretch […]

  • 6 December 2010

    After years of legal fights, weather hold-ups and dirt-related delays, the long-awaited and controversial Assawoman Canal dredging project… BY DAN SHORTRIDGE (delawareonline) [mappress] Source: delawareonline, December 6, 2010;

  • 5 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District, recently received an application for the Department of the Army permit related to the proposed dredging of the South Waccamaw Canal. According to the Corps, the project is located west of South Waccamaw Drive, near the town of Murrells Inlet, Horry and Georgetown Counties, South Carolina. The project purpose is […]

  • 21 August 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    In a major milestone for the Panama Canal Expansion Program, the first four gates for the new locks arrived from port of Trieste, Italy to the waterway’s Atlantic side on board the semi-submersible vessel STX Sun Rise this morning. “This is an exciting moment for the Panama Canal – the arrival of the new gates […]

  • 18 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Monroe County Commissioners will meet on Wednesday, January 20th, at 9AM at the Marathon Government Center to discuss a proposal from Duck Key residents to relax some county rules on canal maintenance dredging. The commissioners will review a document called Duck Key Canal Restoration which identifies eight areas that have silted up to less than 5ft of depth at low […]

  • 21 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Shropshire Wildlife Trust has just announced that an exciting dredging project to restore Newport Canal back to full health will begin today, October 21. “After a long and detailed period of investigation and consultation we are very pleased to announce that we have appointed a contractor to carry out the conservation dredging on the […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    The New Suez Canal is the name of a new waterway project in Egypt, expanding the existing Suez Canal between the Mediterranean Sea and the Red Sea. 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 […]

  • 6 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Canal & River Trust announced today that the funding of over £320,000 has been confirmed to regenerate the historic Swansea Canal into a major visitor destination. The company’s department in Wales – the charity that cares for the canal – together with the Swansea Canal Society has secured Rural Community Development Funding (RCDF) with the support of […]

  • 5 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Tarpon Springs-based company, Florida Dredge and Dock, last week wrapped up the Sunrise Canal dredging program on schedule and budget. The company completed dredging in six working days, said City Engineer Jim Bouquet. This $150,000 dredging scheme, located in a residential portion of New Town off Flagler Avenue, included removal of approximately 25 truckloads of […]

  • 16 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Turkish Government yesterday announced the final route of a new waterway aimed to reduce shipping traffic on the busy Bosphorus Strait – the Kanal Istanbul Project. According to Ahmet Arslan, the Transport and Communications Minister, the canal would begin in the Istanbul district of Kucukcekmece on the Sea of Marmara, where there is already an inland […]

  • 8 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    After many years of waiting, the City’s Canal Dredging project for Lauderdale Isles canals is set to begin this month. The project is being managed by the City of Fort Lauderdale and the contractor, Gator Dredging of Clearwater, Florida, will perform the work. Plans call for dredging of nine out of the ten canals in the Isles, […]

  • 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 […]

  • 4 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    The cabinet secretary for environment and rural affairs, Lesley Griffiths, has announced over £2.5 million funding for Glandŵr Cymru, the Canal & River Trust in Wales, to make improvements on the Monmouthshire and Brecon Canal (Mon & Brec). The funding will be used to secure the embankments, reduce water leakage and introduce improvements to the […]

  • 17 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Non-Governmental Organization (NGO), Dredging Suez Canal, has posted on its official facebook page the latest photos of the New Suez Canal dredging program.  The project was launched by the Chairman of the Suez Canal Authority Mohab Mamish in the presence of Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi on 5 August 2014. The New Suez Canal dredging […]

  • 15 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A dredging project aimed at improving water quality and encouraging rare aquatic plants to thrive on the Grantham Canal is underway. The Canal & River Trust is dredging silt from a 6km stretch of the canal to protect important habitats. The stretch of canal is designated as a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) because […]