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  • 8 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    For the third 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, this recognition highlights companies that outperform industry peers by embracing ethical business practices and demonstrating industry leadership. “The Panama Canal is honored to receive this award. We […]

  • 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 […]

  • 6 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Dredging along the Cromford canal has already begun, according to derbyshiretimes.co.uk. Work to clear a 1.3 mile section of the canal from Cromford Wharf to Leawood Pumphouse began yesterday. Material such as decomposing plants and soil particles which get washed into the canal will be removed to make the water deeper, allowing a boat to […]

  • 28 February 2013

    Construction work has started on a new 645 m quay at the head of the Waasland canal, in the port area on the left bank. The new quay will have a projecting platform with a width of 65 m to permit mooring, loading and unloading of ro/ro vessels. On the West side of the Waasland […]

  • 27 February 2013

    The dredging works, worth £300,000, will make a 1.3 mile stretch between Cromford Wharf and Leawood Pump House deeper so that boats can sail there. The deputy leader, Councillor Simon Spencer, said: “Cromford Canal has a rich history and is part of the World Heritage site. “This investment will bring long-term benefits to the area. […]

  • 27 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    Design work will soon proceed on an estimated $3.1 million wetland project to cap an underwater Superfund site. The Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District (MMSD) as an active member in the public/private partnership for the Burnham Canal Wetland Project, recently signed a partnership agreement with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE). “To help protect Lake […]

  • 22 February 2013

    Chairman of the Suez Canal Authority Mohab Mamesh said yesterday that the people of Canal cities did not commit any hostile act against the Canal’s waterway or facilities. During the signing of a contract between Alexandria Port Authority and Timsah Shipbuilding Company – a subsidiary of the Suez Canal Authority – to build two tugboats […]

  • 21 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Jackson County Board of Supervisors has filed an application for a wetlands permit with the Mississippi Department of Marine Resources requesting authorization to maintenance dredge the Lake Yazoo Canal in Pascagoula. The proposed dredging is 2,200 feet in length and an average of 60 feet in width from a depth ranging from 5 to […]

  • 11 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    As part of the ongoing conversations with the shipping industry, a Panama Canal Authority (ACP) delegation headed by Administrator Jorge L. Quijano met with the International Association Of Independent Tanker Owners (Intertanko) and the International Association Of Dry Cargo Shipowners (Intercargo) in London. This meeting is part of the permanent dialogue that the Panama Canal […]

  • 6 February 2013

    According to an FSUE press release, Azov Basin Department of FSUE Rosmorport has invited bidders to submit their offers for the dredging works at the Azov-Don Sea Canal (marine and river parts). The initial price of this contract is RUR 44,999,990. The tender details: – The source of financing – internal funds, – The deadline […]

  • 30 January 2013

    Representatives from the five multilateral institutions that have signed agreements for the financing of the Panama Canal Expansion Program took part in the annual visit organized to oversee the program’s progress. “This visit is part of the agreement signed between the Panama Canal Authority and the five institutions that have provided partial financing for the […]

  • 28 January 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    CARIS recently spent four weeks at the Panama Canal Authority (ACP) conducting training and consultancy on CARIS Hydrographic Production Database (HPD). ACP selected HPD for marine spatial data management and security, and to obtain further efficiencies in chart production. During the training course ACP staff were introduced to working with CARIS HPD. The first two […]

  • 24 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Panama Canal Expansion is moving forward to reach its goal of bolstering the waterway’s capacity in order to provide a better service to customers. To date, the program is 50 percent complete. “The program continues to progress and reach milestones while we focus the next phases on building the locks,” said Panama Canal Administrator […]

  • 22 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Antwerp Port Authority and Panama Canal Authority (ACP) have reconfirmed their collaboration agreement. The purpose of the agreement is to promote trade between the port of Antwerp and the West Coast of South America via the Panama Canal. In view of the positive evaluation of the first agreement, made in 2010, the new agreement will […]

  • 17 January 2013

    The Panama Canal Expansion Program has achieved yet another important milestone with the arrival of the first shipment of valves that will be used for the operation of the Third Set of Locks. The valves where built in South Korea by Hyundai Samho Heavy Industries. “This marks a new milestone for the Panama Canal expansion […]

  • 17 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    On December 27, 2012, the EPA announced a proposed cleanup plan for the Gowanus Canal, which includes removing some of the contaminated sediment and capping dredged areas. The proposed plan also includes controls to prevent raw sewage overflows and other land-based sources of contamination from compromising the cleanup. The cost of the cleanup plan is […]

  • 16 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) inaugurated the First International Maintenance Congress, highlighting a culture of profitability, maintenance and sustainability for businesses. Experts from United States, Chile, Costa Rica, Colombia, Mexico, Brazil, Uruguay and Panama will participate. The congress will be held in the Ascanio Arosemena Training Center until January 18, 2013. Professionals in the fields […]

  • 7 January 2013

    In a recently completed dredging project at Gloucester Docks and the nearby canal, almost 9,000 cubic metres of silt have been removed from the mentioned area. The operation, which was run by the Canal & River Trust, was undertaken by utilising the dredger Serendipity. The dredging program has left mid-channel depths of about four metres, […]

  • 7 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    The EPA recently released its proposed plan to clean up the Gowanus Canal Superfund site and will hold public meetings on January 23, 2013 at 7:00 p.m. at Public School 58 (the Carroll School), 330 Smith Street, Brooklyn and on January 24, 2013 at 7:00 p.m. at the Joseph Miccio Community Center, 110 West 9th […]

  • 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 […]

  • 28 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced a proposed cleanup plan for the Gowanus Canal that includes removing some of the contaminated sediment and capping dredged areas. The proposed plan also includes controls to prevent raw sewage overflows and other land-based sources of contamination from compromising the cleanup. The cost of the cleanup plan is expected […]

  • 27 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    Dredging work at Dog Leg Canal in the Atchafalaya Basin has been completed, announced officials with the state Department of Natural Resources (DNR) yesterday. The project was a water maintenance project included in the department’s Atchafalaya Basin Program. Dog Leg Canal is located within the Attakapas Island Wildlife Management Area in St. Mary Parish. DNR […]

  • 20 December 2012

    Scottish Canals Canal House has invited bidders to submit their offers for the National Dredging Framework 2013-2017. The object of the contract is to provide dredging on Inland Scottish Canals, and includes: – Land-based and floating dredging; – Additional resources/changed methodology to offset reduced efficiency for increased distances between access/loading points; – Dewatering dredgings; – […]

  • 17 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    As part of the ongoing conversations with the shipping industry, a Panama Canal Authority (ACP) delegation headed by Administrator Jorge L. Quijano met with the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS), a global organization that looks after the interests of ship owners and operators, and the International Maritime Organization (IMO). “These face-to-face meetings are part 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 […]

  • 7 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    Officials from the Port of Long Beach and the Panama Canal Authority on Tuesday, December 4, renewed an agreement that promotes more trade between Latin America and the U.S., and facilitates the exchange of ideas for seaport engineering, dredging and environmental practices. With the renewal of the Memorandum of Understanding –first signed in December 2010 […]