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  • 19 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) reports that the ship Sun Rise, with four new gates for the Third Set of Locks, has sailed for Panama from Trieste, Italy. The ship is expected to arrive to Panama in mid-June, depending on weather conditions. “This is another important milestone towards the completion of a project that will […]

  • 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 […]

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

    Dredging Today has put together a recap of the most interesting articles from the previous week (April 6 – 12).   VIDEO: Dredger Oranje in South Korea Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. launched this month the second edition of its magazine ‘Creating New HORIZONS’. In the publication, Boskalis highlighted a number of fascinating projects, including the expansion of the […]

  • 18 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Governor Andrew M. Cuomo yesterday announced the launch of an all-electric dredge tender work boat on the Erie Canal in the Utica area. The project is the result of a partnership with the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) and the New York State Department of Transportation (NYSDOT). Additionally, the New York […]

  • 8 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The 100 years of the Panama Canal will be featured in the 2014 American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Global Engineering Conference held in Panama City, Panama. This year’s conference hosts approximately 1,000 professionals in the field of engineering worldwide. The conference commenced yesterday with Panama Canal Administrator Jorge L. Quijano’s opening keynote address, providing […]

  • 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 […]

  • 25 July 2019
    Business & Finance

     Brevard County’s Official Save Our Indian River Lagoon has just released a very interesting video about the Cocoa Beach dredging program in Florida.  In the video, Cocoa Beach Project Manager, Wayne Carragino, discusses about the muck removal project in the canals of Cocoa Beach, explaining the challenges and benefits of this project that will […]

  • 1 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    A committee, tasked with inspecting local assistance projects, has visited Nakhon Phanom to monitor progress in a canal improvement project, according to the National News Bureau of Thailand. This committee, led by Adm. Amorntep Na Bangchang, observed the dredging work at two community canals in Na Thom District and Vice-governor Pramual Mungmart briefed the committee members on […]

  • 26 March 2018
    Business & Finance

     The City of Miami Government has just released the latest video update on their Seybold Canal Dredging Project, saying that this cleanup scheme is almost completed. The project area is located between N.W. 20th Street and the confluence of Seybold Canal and the Miami River. According to the official announcement, the primary objective of this […]

  • 16 November 2009
    Project & Tenders

    PANAMA CITY – Construction of a new set of locks for the Panama Canal will begin in January, the consortium that holds the concession for the expansion project said… Source: Latin America Herald Tribune, November 14, 2009;

  • 15 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) is preparing a webinar about the Panama Canal Expansion Program, in which Karen Smits will explain how project participants deal with the cultural complexity in their everyday life. Karen Smits, PhD, is author of the book Cross Culture Work: Practices of Collaboration in the Panama Canal Expansion Program. As […]

  • 11 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    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 filling of the new locks began recently, marking the start of a planned and methodical phase of operational testing of the Locks, […]

  • 14 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    The New Jersey Water Supply Authority hosted a Public Hearing pursuant to Executive Order 172 in Franklin Township, Somerset County, on Monday, May 13, 2013. The purpose of this meeting was to gather public input on the proposed dredging of the Delaware and Raritan Canal, Kingston to Amwell Road. The Project will remove an estimated […]

  • 16 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    Due to the Assawoman Canal maintenance dredging project, which is currently underway, a portion of the Division of Parks & Recreation’s adjacent Assawoman Canal Trail has been closed until early spring, according to the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC). “The trailhead parking lot at Town Road (near Route 26) will remain […]

  • 27 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The first test run of the New Suez Canal was performed successfully on Saturday, July 25th, bringing this iconic project one step closer to completion. In total, six different size boxships successfully navigated the new waterway, proving its readiness for full-fledged operations. The trial run is an important milestone before the official inauguration of the New Canal, on Thursday, August 6, 2015. […]

  • 19 October 2014
    Business & Finance

                    Four Companies Compete for New Suez Canal Head of the Suez Canal Authority (SCA) Mohab Mamish recently held meetings with four consortiums that have submitted their proposals for the next phase of the New Suez Canal dredging project. Read More Unparalleled Success for Team Van Oord The […]

  • 24 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Southwind Construction Corporation, an Indiana-based dredging contractor, will begin dredging operations within the Dismal Swamp Canal near marker No.22 on June 29, 2015. These dredging operations will take place 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and the dredger ‘Kristi Joe’ and tender ‘Danny Joe’ will be involved in this dredging project. Floating rubber […]

  • 18 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A new video has just been released on the Panama Canal Expansion Program, the largest infrastructure project since the waterway’s original construction. The 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 new locks will have three chambers, water-saving […]

  • 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 […]

  • 30 May 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) yesterday announced a $100 million agreement with National Grid for cleanup of the Gowanus Canal Superfund site in Brooklyn, New York. The milestone settlement will support cleanup work near the head of the Gowanus Canal, including the cleanup and restoration of Thomas Greene Park, as well as the Douglass […]

  • 14 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    DEME: Sabetta Port Project (VIDEO) Arkhangelsk Branch of Rosmorport resumed the Sabetta Port dredging work in early August, as soon as the summer navigation period commenced.   Van Oord Completes Koper Dredging The Netherlands-based company Van Oord has completed the first phase of deepening operations at the Port of Koper increasing water depth of the port’s Container […]

  • 17 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Grupo Unidos por el Canal (GUPC), the consortium of leading international construction companies, and the Panama Canal Authority (ACP) signed an agreement to facilitate the funding and continued construction of the Third Set of Locks for the Panama Canal Expansion. The agreement supports a cofinancing concept that the Consortium has been pursuing to ensure the […]

  • 7 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) has completed the dredging to deepen and widen the navigational channels along Culebra Cut as part of the Expansion Program. This marks another important milestone for the Panama Canal expansion. The dredging works started in March 2008, with the drilling by Panama Canal personnel on board of the drill barge […]

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

    Engineering Class ‘Telford Rolt’, a new 6.17 meter, 6.25 tonne tug, was launched into the River Soar at Loughborough this month with a naming ceremony performed by Charlotte Wood, Regional Construction Manager South at Canal & River Trust, a major customer of Land & Water Services Ltd. Designed by Ian Darley, a naval architect and […]

  • 13 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Urban Dredging Demonstration Project (UDDP) in Dhaka is progressing according to the schedule. Dhaka WASA Drainage (O&M) Circle last year started the UDDP as a part of the Water Operators Partnership (WOP) between Dhaka WASA and Vitens Evides International (VEI). This project comes as a part of recently started 10-year dredging scheme, launched by Dhaka […]

  • 20 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Boskalis Consortium Bags Singapore Port Expansion Contract Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) has in consortium been awarded work associated with the expansion of the Singapore Tuas Mega Port development.    Experts Doubt Panama Canal Expansion Will Be “Game Changer” The expansion of the Panama Canal to accommodate a new generation of huge cargo ships is […]