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  • 4 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Canal & River Trust (CRT) is spending £8 million on dredging in the financial year 2019-20 to help keep the waterways navigable for boaters. According to the Trust, the comprehensive program covers locations identified by boaters, as well as the places that need dredging every year. The Trust will be carrying out dredging work […]

  • 18 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Officials at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Norfolk District have announced a goal of opening the Dismal Swamp Canal to its full 6-foot depth late this summer.  The canal, which was closed due to extensive damage from Hurricane Matthew in October, has ongoing debris and tree removal, and investigations of shoaling at many locations in […]

  • 2 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said in its latest release that their dredging and capping pilot project will begin this week as part of its overall cleanup of the Gowanus Canal Superfund site in Brooklyn, New York. Starting in the next couple of days, equipment will be brought in to support the dredging and removal […]

  • 27 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging is a daily activity at the Panama Canal ensuring the safe passage of ships through the waterway. Also, dredging plays major role in the Panama Canal Expansion Program, the largest project at the Canal since its original construction.  The Panama Canal Expansion began on September 2007 at a total cost of $5.2 billion. The project will create a new […]

  • 19 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The new Suez Canal Development project will not affect the archaeological sites in Sinai and Suez Canal provinces, said Antiquities Minister Mamdouh el-Damaty. The area of the new project does not include any archaeological sites, he added during his visit on Sunday to Sharqiya province. The digging works were divided into 33 sectors and assigned […]

  • 24 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    HKND Group has announced the successful competition of the “Census of Persons, Families and Assets Attached to Land, Directly Benefited by the Construction of the Nicaragua Canal Project”. The Census recognition ceremony was held October 16th in the auditorium of the Secretariat of the Presidency (SEPRES). The total land area covered by the survey was […]

  • 4 January 2013

    Over the Christmas period a section of embankment on the Grand Union Canal Leicester Line near the village of Foxton slipped into the water and blocked approximately 60 metres of canal to passing boats. Canal and River Trust is carrying out investigations to find out the exact cause of this slippage. Initial findings suggest that […]

  • 8 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Panama Canal Expansion Program, largest infrastructure project since the waterway’s original construction, is nearly 90% complete and on track for 2016 opening. At the moment, the Pacific Entrance and Atlantic Entrance dredging works are fully completed with Gatun Lake and Culebra Cut dredging project being 93% finished. Last Friday, May 1, the sixteenth and final gate for the […]

  • 4 January 2012

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has released a study of the options for cleaning up chemical contamination in the Gowanus Canal in Brooklyn, New York. The Gowanus Canal was added to the Superfund list of the country’s most hazardous waste sites in March 2010. The study builds on an EPA investigation that confirmed the widespread […]

  • 26 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Panama Canal Expansion is moving forward to achieve its goal of enhancing the waterway’s capacity in order to provide a better service to customers. To date, the Program registers a 60.4% progress. “The Panama Canal Expansion will enhance the value of the Panama route,” Panama Canal Administrator Jorge L. Quijano said. “We are focused […]

  • 15 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Work has begun on a unique dredging project aimed to help transform East Yorkshire’s Pocklington Canal, reports the Canal & River Trust. A special amphibious digger will remove approximately 8,000 tonnes of nutrient-rich silt that will be re-distributed to a nearby arable farm. This is the first time in over a century that two sections […]

  • 11 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) has issued a Request For Proposals (RFP) to the four pre-qualified port operators selected to compete for the concession to design, develop, finance, construct, operate and maintain a container terminal located near Corozal, in the Pacific entrance of the Panama Canal. As part of the Panama Canal Diversification Strategy, the […]

  • 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 […]

  • 11 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    The National Park Service (NPS) has just announced that its maintenance staff will be dredging and working on the Ohio & Erie Canal for the next few weeks. NPS will temporarily close the Ohio & Erie Canal Towpath Trail in Cuyahoga Valley National Park (CVNP), from Frazee House to Station Road Trailhead, from 7 a.m. […]

  • 12 November 2013

    In the course of a press panel discussion in Hamburg hosted by Port of Hamburg Marketing, port and business representatives from centres along the Kiel Canal and the Hamburg Port Authority jointly called for the reconstruction without delay of the fifth lock chamber and the renovation of the two existing large lock chambers at Brunsbüttel. […]

  • 22 August 2012

    To commemorate its 98 anniversary, the Panama Canal announced significant enhancements to Miraflores Locks Visitors Center (CVM) with the first 3D film of the Canal. In addition, a new Observation Center with a view to the expansion work on the Atlantic side of the Canal in the province of Colon, was recently inaugurated. New 3D […]

  • 25 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Canal & River Trust, has started work on an eight month project to dredge sections of the 46 mile Staffordshire & Worcestershire Canal from Tixall Lock in Staffordshire to Falling Sand Lock near Kidderminster.  The work, which is costing the Trust £1 million, will focus on areas along the Staffordshire & Worcestershire Canal where […]

  • 15 December 2011

    Inland waterways are ideal for Kochi. Land acquisition or rehabilitation problems don’t come in its way but there are other hurdles to be crossed for implementing the project. Though the Inland Waterway Authority of India (IWAI) has implemented the National Waterway-3, of which the Kollam-Kottappuram stretch of the Kasargod-Kovalam project is almost ready, the waterway […]

  • 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 […]

  • 14 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dragflow has supplied two high head dredging pumps (HY85B) with two excavators (EXHY20) for one of the biggest contractors working in the tunneling part of the Suez Canal Development Project. These pumps will work at 44 m depth. This capital project will involve the construction of a tunnel south of  Port Said under the Suez […]

  • 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 […]

  • 18 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    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, doubling the waterway’s capacity. The new locks will have three chambers, water-saving basins, lateral filling and emptying system & rolling gates. The […]

  • 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 […]

  • 23 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The large fences and dust cloth on the corner of SH30 and Kope Drain Road outside Whakatāne mark the start of construction of Containment Site 1 (CS1) for the Kopeopeo Canal Remediation Project. According to the project manager, Brendon Love, April and May had been a busy months working with the contractors, EnviroWaste Ltd, to […]

  • 9 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The 200-year-old Crinan Canal has been honored with plaque unveilings by the Glasgow Branch of the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE).  Originally designed by civil engineer John Rennie and completed in 1801, the canal created a vital link for the area between Glasgow and the River Clyde and the villages and islands of the West Highlands. The […]

  • 24 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    The New Suez Canal will be equipped with the most modern seamarks and buoys to achieve the highest level of navigational safety to passing ships, Chairman of the Suez Canal Authority Mohab Mamish said. During a meeting with visiting UAE State Minister Sultan al Jaber and his accompanying delegation, Mamish said 110 buoys will be […]