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  • 9 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

                    DEME at New Suez Opening On Thursday, 6 August,2015, the Dredging International (75%) and Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company (25%) consortium participated in the opening festivities of the modernized Suez Canal in Egypt.   VIDEO: New Canal – Icon of the Future Records were broken, vessels […]

  • 21 September 2014
    Business & Finance

    Water Enters New Suez Canal Suez Canal Authority Chairman Mohab Mamish announced yesterday that water has entered the New Suez Canal waterway from the northern and southern entrances of the Canal. He added that this is a historical moment for the country. Read More   VIDEO: Dredging for Eko Atlantic City Off the coast of […]

  • 20 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    The St. Johns River Water Management District has started work on a sump dredge project designed to help improve water quality at Lake Apopka. According to the District, the project is not expected to impede navigation on the canal or lake. “Our focus remains centered on projects that bring us closer to our goal of […]

  • 26 July 2010
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Aconex is providing its online collaboration solution to the US$3.2 billion Panama Canal Third Set of Locks Project, one of the world’s great engineering projects. Aconex is providing all the organizations engaged on the program with a central platform for managing information and project communication. The new set of locks, at the heart of the […]

  • 31 January 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) announced that talks will continue with Zurich American and Grupo Unidos por el Canal, S.A. (GUPC) (formed by the companies Sacyr Vallehermoso, S.A (Spain), Impregilo, S.p.A. (Italy), Jan de Nul Group and Constructora Urbana, S.A. (CUSA) (Panama)) until Tuesday, February 4. The parties agreed to continue meeting over the weekend […]

  • 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 […]

  • 22 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Panama Canal expansion project will double the capacity of the Panama Canal by 2015 by creating a new lane of traffic and allowing more and larger ships to transit. The project is expected to create demand for ports to handle post-Panamax ships. The program also entails the widening and deepening of existing navigational channels […]

  • 3 August 2011
    Project & Tenders

    Since the Panama Canal opened a passageway between the Atlantic and the Pacific Oceans nearly a century ago, nearly one million ships… (voanews) [mappress] Source: voanews, August 3, 2011

  • 30 August 2010

    To those outside the shipping industry it might not make much sense, this whole notion that a multibillion- dollar civil works project in… By Allyson Bird (postandcourier) [mappress] Source: postandcourier, August 30, 2010;

  • 11 October 2010

    Fundamental shifts in global trade patterns present a growing challenge to Long Beach and Los Angeles as they seek to maintain their coveted… By Kristopher Hanson (presstelegram) [mappress] Source: presstelegram, October 11, 2010;

  • 11 July 2010

    Last year had New York celebrating the 400th anniversaries of Samuel de Champlain’s exploration of the lake that bears his name and Henry… [mappress] Source: timesunion, July 12, 2010;

  • 21 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    A canal dredging work along Bang Krasan in Ayutthaya, Thailand, is nearing its completion and is set to be wrapped up by April 30, the Bangkok Post reports.  The project, inspected by Deputy Prime Minister Prawit Wongsuwon yesterday, is about 98% completed. Bang Krasan is a 2.2-kilometer canal in Ayutthaya’s Bang Pa-in district that channels […]

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

    With about 18 months to go before the planned opening of the new third set of locks, the Panama Canal is leaning on its old work horse, the Ellicott dredge “Mindi”, built in 1941. The “Mindi” is currently working seven days a week near the famed Culebra Cut to widen a turning radius for the […]

  • 20 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Minister of Manpower and Migration Nahed el-Ashri said that the Ministry stands fully ready to provide support to the New Suez Canal Project. Ashri said that she asked the manpower chief in Ismailia Gamal Abdel-Salam to assess the cost of the project’s needs in order to provide them. The minister made the remarks following a […]

  • 31 January 2012

    A new charity to look after England and Wales’ network of 200-year old canals and rivers will be given over £1 billion of Government help to give it the best possible start, Environment Minister Richard Benyon, announced today. This unprecedented funding for a new charity paves the way for the launch of the new Canal […]

  • 11 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards has announced a state commitment of $6 million to St. Charles Parish for needed levee improvements along Magnolia Ridge and the construction of a gate on the Paradis Canal. The Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) is providing the funding via the Gulf of Mexico Energy Security Act (GOMESA) and […]

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

                    News in Photos: New Suez Canal Dredging The New Suez Canal development program is moving ahead and is scheduled to be completed this August.   GEM Bags $65.6M Contract in Qatar Gulf Earth Moving (GEM), a Qatar-based subsidiary of the Belgian Aertssen Group, has just won a […]

  • 17 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Egypt Ports & Waterways Summit (9-11 June), hosted by IQPC, brought together industry leaders, government officials and investors to discuss the future of the country’s dredging projects, ports and waterways. IQPC is also organizing the Coastal and Canal Zone Development Conference taking place in Cairo from 17-19 November. The focus of this event will be […]

  • 12 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Piedroba Consulting Group has announced it has been contracted by the South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD) to write dredging feasibility study. SFWMD manages an extensive, heavily utilized 2,000 mile long canal network and several surface-water impoundments totaling more than 1,000 square miles. Dredging is a vital component that allows SFWMD to carry out its […]

  • 13 October 2011

    The Jean Lafitte National Park in Louisiana, USA faced typical waterway maintenance issues in their canoe trail canal system. Over time, silt build-up and displaced vegetation slowly filled in the canals making them un-navigable for recreationists. In order to prevent the canals from filling in completely, park management had to ensure that they not only […]

  • 14 May 2012

    Eng Hussain Nassir Lootah, Director General of Dubai Municipality, during a press conference held in municipality conference hall, has announced three prestigious projects approved by HH Sheikh Hamdan Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai, Minister of Finance and Chairman of Dubai Municipality. Lootah said that the most important project is Dubai Safari Project, […]

  • 20 January 2010
    Project & Tenders

    PANAMA – 2010 is likely to be a key year for the Panama Canal as construction of the third set of locks, a main component part of the scheme for enlarging the maritime way, gets underway. [mappress] Source:insidecostarica,January 19,2010;

  • 18 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    As part of his ongoing work to deepen the Port of Savannah, U.S. Senator Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., announced that he will visit the Panama Canal with Vice President Biden this week. Isakson has worked tirelessly to deepen the Savannah Harbor in order to accommodate an increase in the number of super-sized container vessels transiting the […]

  • 6 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The city of Tampa has begun dredging most of the 10 residential canals between Kennedy and Gandy Boulevards. The $2.8 million project is aimed at improving water quality, tidal flushing and the habitat for marine life and will be done over the next 15 months. [mappress] Dredging Today Staff, June 6, 2013

  • 24 January 2012

    Expansion of one of the world’s most important shipping routes brings with it a unique opportunity to reduce the carbon footprint of the marine industry, experts claim. Expanded sections of the Panama Canal are due to open in 2014 following an eight-year programme to widen and deepen the waterway in order to increase capacity for […]

  • 29 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Coal Pile is the most popular backwater for fishing for black bass in the lower Arkansas River. The winning fish from the Arkansas Big Bass Bonanza, the largest tournament in Arkansas, often comes from this backwater. But since 1970, an estimated 9,000 acres of backwater habitat has been lost to sedimentation on the Arkansas. Openings […]