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  • 27 December 2009

    Canals in Dhaka, Narayanganj, Gazipur and Munshiganj will soon become non-existent unless the authorities concerned immediately bring them under the ongoing river-saving drive, said district administration officials and environmentalists of the four districts… Source: The Daily Star, December 28, 2009; [mappress]

  • 14 December 2009

    The city’s Public Works Agency (PU) plans to use the first disbursement of a World Bank loan to dredge a dam and two rivers in May, an official said recently… Source: Jakarta Post, December 14, 2009;

  • 9 December 2009

    Construction has begun of a new ‘heavy lift’ inland port costing about €32m at Rendsburg on the Kiel Canal, the world’s busiest manmade waterway, linking the Baltic and the North Sea… Source: Maritime Journal, December 9, 2009

  • 3 December 2009

    THE Egyptian government is proposing a new entrance channel to the Suez Canal, in the hope of easing access to Port Said’s container terminal, according to sources in the country… Read More: Lloyd’s List

  • 23 November 2009
    Business & Finance

    DUBAI – Abu Dhabi’s National Marine Dredging Co or NMDC, said Monday it won a 1.5 billion U.A.E. dirham ($408.7 million) contract to build a 63.5-kilometer canal in the U.A.E.’s largest emirate… Source: Maktoob, November 23, 2009;

  • 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;

  • 2 November 2009
    Project & Tenders

    Challenging the established aquatic allure of Amsterdam and Venice is the aim of an ambitious plan set to transform the waterways of Wuhan, the capital of Hubei province… Source: China Daily, October 31, 2009

  • 25 August 2009
    Project & Tenders

    PANAMA CITY – One hundred years after the first blocks of cement were placed in 1909 for construction of the Panama Canal, the interoceanic waterway through which 983,000 ships have sailed during a century of operations… More: Latin America Herald Tribune

  • 23 February 2021
    Operations & Maintenance

    Canal & River Trust will invest £15 million this winter in the North West, carrying out essential repairs, upgrades and maintenance work. As part of the four-month programme, which is due to finish in mid-March, the expert engineering teams are replacing worn-out lock gates, dredging waterways and carrying out a host of tasks to keep […]

  • 10 February 2021
    Operations & Maintenance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, has just announced that they will begin dredging sections of the Okeechobee Waterway (OWW) in the vicinity of Jensen Beach and Stuart (Reach 3) and Palm City (Reach 4) by the end of February 2021. According to the Corps, maintenance dredging along the OWW is expected to […]

  • 9 February 2021
    Operations & Maintenance

    Three modern and powerful dredgers of FSUE “Rosmorport” began dredging works in the Kaliningrad Sea Canal after a break caused by ice formations. According to Rosmorport, the dredgers engaged in the operations are Yuri Maslyukov, Severnaya Dvina and Beloye More. During the works, they will remove around 1.3 million cubic meters of dredged soil. Under […]

  • 5 February 2021
    Infrastructure

    After 1,037 days of hard work, Sokhna’s Second Container Terminal Project, undertaken by China Communications Construction’s subsidiary CHEC in the Suez Canal Special Economic Zone of Egypt, has been wrapped up. This port hydraulic project mainly included dredging, backfilling, construction of the wharf structure, revetment, substation and related supporting facilities. According to China Communications Construction, […]

  • 5 February 2021
    Infrastructure

    Construction activity is underway on the Cameron Meadows Marsh Creation and Terracing project located in Cameron Parish, northwest of Holly Beach, the Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) informs. This restoration project will address a large area of marsh that has degraded into open water due to subsidence, saltwater surge from Hurricane Rita and […]

  • 4 February 2021
    Infrastructure

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers recently awarded a contract for maintenance dredging of the Okeechobee Waterway in sections of the Saint Lucie River in Martin County.   “Work began last month 1.6 miles east of the Roosevelt Bridge (US1) and is expected to continue westward continuing along the St. Lucie River and Canal to […]

  • 4 February 2021
    Business & Finance

    Plaquemines Parish officials have announced another coastal restoration project award from Coastal Wetlands Planning, Protection and Restoration Act (CWPPRA). The project is located in Breton Sound Basin, Plaquemines Parish, west of Delacroix along Bayou Gentilly in Louisiana. “Allocating these funds to projects in our parish means big steps are being taken toward bringing projects to […]

  • 3 February 2021
    Infrastructure

    Dredging work on a 50-acre open water area upstream of Imperial Dam is set to begin within the next two-weeks – following the launch, post assembly testing and fine-tuning of the dredge. According to the Bureau of Reclamation’s Yuma Area Office, “over the next two years, dredging operations will occur from 6:00 a.m. to 12:30 […]

  • 28 January 2021
    Technology

    Royal IHC has just released this amazing video of the CSD Mohab Mameesh undergoing her sea trials near the Dutch coast in the North Sea. During the sea trials, multiple installations have successfully been tested. “Now we are going into the final phase of the building process, finalizing the vessel and prepare it for transport […]

  • 26 January 2021
    Infrastructure

    Heijmans has won a five-year contract for the maintenance of waterways in the central-eastern part of the Netherlands (Oost-Nederland). The performance contract, awarded by the Dutch Ministry of Public Works and Waterways, covers the Boven-Rijn and Waal rivers and the Maas-Waal canal and represents a value of around €32 million for Heijmans. In addition to […]

  • 22 January 2021
    Infrastructure, Vessels

    Royal IHC’s newly built cutter suction dredger MOHAB MAMEESH has successfully completed its basin trials, the shipbuilder reports. According to IHC, after the basin trials, the newbuild will go out to sea once again, this time for dredging trials. The MOHAB MAMEESH is one of two vessels currently under construction at IHC for Suez Canal […]

  • 22 January 2021
    Infrastructure, Vessels

    FSUE “Rosmorport” Astrakhan branch recently added two more vessels to its dredging fleet, the North-West–503 dredger of the R-36 project and the ShS–74 self-propelled scow of the R-122 project. Due to the reception of these vessels, the dredging fleet of the Astrakhan branch increased up to 6 vessels, and now the branch operates 33 vessels […]

  • 21 January 2021
    Business development

    Florida Senators Marco Rubio and Rick Scott said in their latest release that they applauded the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for supporting Florida’s priorities in their Fiscal Year 2021 work plan. The work plan includes funding for water resource and navigation projects that are of importance to communities throughout the state, and also builds […]

  • 21 January 2021
    Equipment

    Sandock Austral Shipyards, in collaboration with Channel Marine Trading and various contractors, has welcomed the Isandlwana dredger to the Prince Edward Graving Dock for joint repairs. Isandlwana is a hopper dredger with the main function of maintaining navigable waterways and deepening the maritime canals. She was built in 2010 and is currently sailing under the […]

  • 18 January 2021
    Infrastructure

    Klaipeda State Seaport Authority has signed a contract for the dredging works of the shipping canal up to 15 meters. The European Union assigned 17.3 million euros to implement the project. The work will be performed by the Danish dredging company Rohde Nielsen A/S. It is not the first big project implemented by the Danes in […]

  • 11 January 2021
    Business development

    WEDA’s next webinar, named Houston Ship Channel Widening and Deepening Update, will take place on Thursday, January 14, 2021, from noon to 1 PM EST.  This webinar will be presented by: Charlie Jenkins, Sr. Director, Port of Houston Authority; Captain J.J. Plunkett, Retired. U.S. Coast Guard; Dana Cheney, Vice President, Gahagan and Bryant Associates, Inc.; Neil McLellan, […]

  • 7 January 2021
    Environment

    The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has awarded a $1 million National Coastal Wetlands Conservation Grant to the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources (SCDNR) for wetland restoration on the Lower Middleton complex at Samworth Wildlife Management Area in Georgetown County. The grant was completed and submitted through a partnership between Ducks Unlimited and SCDNR. […]

  • 4 January 2021
    Infrastructure

    The Canal & River Trust is investing £10 million in a four-month program of repairs on Yorkshire and the North East’s historic waterways. “As part of the program, which will continue until March, our expert teams will be replacing lock gates, dredging sections of canal and carrying out a host of tasks to keep the […]