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  • 28 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    Restoration of the Sankey Canal, Britain’s first industrial canal, received a major boost thanks to the new Sankey Canal Partnership, formally launched at the yesterday’s conference at the World of Glass, St Helens. The Sankey Canal Restoration Society, the Canal and River Trust, plus St Helens, Warrington and Halton borough councils, have all come together […]

  • 15 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Officials at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Norfolk District, have delayed reopening of the Dismal Swamp Canal until late October. “Recent weather events have delayed progress, and the latest condition survey of Turners Cut showed that additional dredging was needed,” said Keith Lockwood, Norfolk District Operations Branch chief. In August, the Norfolk District announced […]

  • 15 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    On Monday, Gov. John Bel Edwards and Shawn Wilson, Secretary of the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development, will travel to Washington, D.C. to meet with Lt. Gen. Todd T. Semonite, Commanding General of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, to discuss the long-delayed Comite River Diversion Canal (CRDC). The project, intended to be funded […]

  • 5 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Specialist environmental contractor Ebsford Environmental has been appointed by the Canal & River Trust to a national framework designed to support the maintenance and protection of 2,000 miles of waterways in England and Wales. After a competitive tender process, Ebsford was selected to provide minor works which will support the Trust’s 10-year National Dredging Contract. Ebsford […]

  • 22 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    Maintenance dredging operations resumed on the Kaliningrad Sea Canal at the end of July 2017, according to the FSUE “Rosmorport” North-Western Basin Branch. The suspension of maintenance dredging operations for more than three months has been conditioned due to fish spawning in the region and the need to assemble flexible adapters that help connect coastal disposal site […]

  • 11 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    Roches Beach has been identified as the most vulnerable site in Tasmania to coastal erosion and inundation, according to the Clarence City. After a major storm in 2011, the council rebuilt dunes and constructed timber access steps. The council has decided to take a pro-active approach to protect the area and also residents’ property and […]

  • 8 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Dismal Swamp Canal is scheduled to reopen to vessel traffic by the end of September, with the Lake Drummond Reservation and Feeder Ditch opening to canoes and kayaks on August 18, according to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Norfolk District. Crews continue to dredge the canal, which officials at the Norfolk District closed due to […]

  • 24 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Canal and River Trust’s 2016/17 Annual Report, published today, records the highest levels of public support and investment in its 2,000 miles of historic waterways since they were transferred from state control five years ago. “A strong commercial performance during the year, including a further rise in the number of people donating to our […]

  • 12 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Canal and River Trust said in its latest release that they have completed £1 million of improvement works to the Rochdale Canal between Sowerby Bridge and Hebden Bridge in Yorkshire. “We have rebuilt canal walls along a five-mile stretch of the 200-year-old waterway between locks 3 and 7 after they were badly damaged during […]

  • 4 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    A dream to restore the Montgomery Canal, one of Britain’s most picturesque canals, took a giant leap forward yesterday with the start of a new £4 million project, the Canal and River Trust said in its latest release.  A new nature reserve is to be created next to the canal near Oswestry which, together with […]

  • 5 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The City of Fort Lauderdale is currently seeking input on a new canal dredging assessment program, the city said in its latest release.  The city owns 57 miles of canals that require periodic dredging to remain navigable. In an effort to improve the level of service to its neighbors and maintain property values, the city has developed a proactive […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 10 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Canal and River Trust (CRT) today published its draft winter maintenance program for 2017-18, saying that throughout this period the trust intends to spend £26.9 million on dredging and repairs to bridges and embankments. Dredging is planned across the network, at sites including the Macclesfield, Chesterfield, Lancaster and Grand Union amongst others, with a […]

  • 4 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The New Jersey Water Supply Authority (NJWSA) is proposing to dredge the Delaware and Raritan Canal (D&R Canal), from Kingston to Amwell Road, Franklin Township, Somerset County. This project will remove an estimated 248,000 cubic yards of sediment from the canal to increase flow capacity and the estimated cost of the project is $51.86 million, […]

  • 18 April 2017
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Since the beginning of April, the cutter suction dredger Petr Sablin has been busy dredging in the Volga-Caspian Marine Canal. According to the FSUE Rosmorport activity schedule for dredging operations in 2017, the Astrakhan Branch expects to extract 1,1 mln cbm of dredged material from the shipping canal. Before the beginning of this maintenance dredging project, […]

  • 7 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Canal and River Trust has been making boating better in London over the past year for the record numbers of people on the capital’s waterways. Sorwar Ahmed, London boating manager at the Canal & River Trust, said: “London’s bustling canals are very different to those built 200 years ago to serve industry. With such […]

  • 6 April 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer and Rep. Nydia Velázquez have sounded the alarm and expressed serious concerns over the Trump administration’s proposal to cut the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) budget by $2.6 billion, or 31 percent. As part of the EPA’s budget, the Administration has proposed cutting the Hazardous Substance Superfund Account by $330 million […]

  • 31 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    Redland City Council has just announced that they will be opening a community conversation with residents about how it maintains and repairs revetment walls in residential canals. It follows a council decision to temporarily end the special charges levied on canal and lake-front homeowners while it develops a new strategy and also to refund unspent […]

  • 13 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    APM Terminals, the majority shareholder of the Suez Canal Container Terminal (SCCT), in partnership with the Egyptian government and local authorities, recently completed a dredging project within the Port Said East’s side channel and port basin. SCCT said in its latest release that they are now fully able to accommodate ultra-large container ships (ULCS), including the Maersk […]

  • 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 […]

  • 9 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    A total of ten Liebherr duty cycle crawler cranes and crawler cranes are currently in operation at the Suez Canal as part of a multi-billion project, the company announced in its latest release. A HS 8100 HD duty cycle crawler crane of the newest generation belonging to the German company Züblin is among the machines […]

  • 9 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    Over 15,000 tonnes of silt is set to be dredged from the Ribble Link and parts of the Lancaster Canal near Preston, the Canal & River Trust just announced. Around £750,000 is being spent to improve the canal for the benefit of all users making it easier for boaters to navigate along the popular routes […]

  • 7 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Canal & River Trust has recently completed a £250,000 project to dredge part of the Leicester section of the Grand Union Canal. The work focused on areas along the waterways where boaters were having difficulty mooring and navigating. Four locks were cleared of silt and about 150 tons of soil, which was the result […]

  • 12 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    A dredging project aimed at improving water quality and encouraging rare aquatic plants to thrive on the Pocklington Canal is set to get underway, the Canal & River Trust informs. The Trust is about to begin dredging more than 3.000 tonnes of silt from the canal to protect important habitats and maintain a wide diversity […]

  • 27 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The Panama Canal last week welcomed the largest capacity vessel to-date to transit the expanded locks – the 10.589 TEU neopanamax containership Valparaiso Express. This passage ushers in a new era of mega-ships that are now able to transit the Expanded Canal since its inauguration in June this year, the Panama Canal Authority (ACP) said in […]