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  • 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 […]

  • 5 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi attended the ceremony of launching the Suez Canal Axis Development Project at the Suez Canal Authority (SCA) club, Ismailia governorate. SCA Chairman Lt. General Mohab Mamesh delivered a speech, recalling that Egyptians have scarified their lives to dig the Suez Canal, which changed the history and became the life line […]

  • 18 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Ahmed El-Tayyeb, Grand Imam of Al-Azhar, has urged Egyptians to support the New Suez Canal Project. During a visit to the project, Tayyeb said the New Suez Canal was a challenge to Egyptians that would show the strength, steadfastness and will of Egyptians. He was received upon his arrival at the scene by Chairman of […]

  • 24 February 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The largest infrastructure project since the waterway’s original construction, the Panama Canal Expansion Program, is now 96 percent complete. The Pacific access channel is 99 percent complete and the third set of locks is now 95 percent complete. When fully complete, the new set of locks will double the capacity of the Panama Canal, creating […]

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

    Dutch Offshore Contractors, an independent company serving the heavy transport needs of clients in the global maritime offshore industry (DOC), has successfully loaded the first of two shipments of dredging equipment in Suez onto HLV Xiang Yun Kou for COSCO Heavy Transport. The modernized Suez Canal was officially opened on August 6, 2015. This capital […]

  • 27 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The New Suez Canal project is moving ahead according to plan, and is scheduled to be delivered next August. The opening of the new waterway will almost double the Suez Canal capacity and is expected to increase annual revenues to $13.5 billion by 2023. The project was launched by the Chairman of the Suez Canal […]

  • 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 […]

  • 6 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The preparations for the inauguration ceremony of the New Suez Canal are currently underway, according to the head of the Suez Canal Authority (SCA) Mohab Mamish. Mamish said two days ago that the dredging works on the new waterway scheme will be finalized before the deadline. He also added that the Suez Canal Authority will be responsible […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 3 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Canal & River Trust is carrying out emergency repairs on the Macclesfield Canal at Bollington after discovering a leak during a routine inspection. Temporary dams have been installed either end of a 750-meter section of the Macclesfield Canal between bridges 26 and 27, which has now been drained. After building a special road using ‘bog […]

  • 8 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    A project to improve the water flow to the Peak Forest Canal is currently underway, the Canal and River Trust said in their latest announcement. The Trust said that “£250,000 is being invested by us to keep the canal operational for the thousands of boaters and local community who use the canal for boating and […]

  • 2 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Riverkeeper has submitted comments to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in support of its comprehensive plan to remediate the Gowanus Canal Superfund site. The plan will address the impacts of more than 150 years of pollution and concerns raised by Riverkeeper from its history of patrolling the polluted canal. “The EPA’s plan marks an […]

  • 6 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Panama Canal has been nominated for the 2013 Prince of Asturias Award under the International Cooperation category in recognition of its service to the maritime industry, international trade and being a symbol of peaceful understanding between countries. “This nomination makes all Panamanians proud because of the significance of the Canal to the world and […]

  • 21 December 2011

    The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) announced yesterday a partnership with the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) to co-host next year’s first-ever PANAMA CANAL 2012 International Engineering and Infrastructure Congress. It will be held April 18-20 in Panama City, Panama. ACP and ASCE are convening this Congress to share best practices and detailed, practical, hands-on […]

  • 21 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Scottish Canals is gearing up for the busy summer boating season by investing £250,000 in new machinery to help carry out a comprehensive program of dredging and weed cutting along the nation’s waterways. The works will be delivered by Scottish Canals’ in-house dredging team, who will work with boaters to tackle areas causing navigational issues. […]

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

    BMT Asia Pacific and BMT ARGOSS, subsidiaries of BMT Group Ltd, have been appointed by Hong Kong Nicaragua Canal Development Group (HKND) to undertake a series of marine and port assessments for the Nicaragua Canal. BMT will assist the development and validation of the Canal’s design and operations through a structured framework. “Our Study will […]

  • 21 August 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    In a major milestone for the Panama Canal Expansion Program, the first four gates for the new locks arrived from port of Trieste, Italy to the waterway’s Atlantic side on board the semi-submersible vessel STX Sun Rise this morning. “This is an exciting moment for the Panama Canal – the arrival of the new gates […]

  • 22 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The first trial run of the New Suez Canal has been set for Saturday, July 25, 11 days before the official inauguration of the new waterway.  According to the Mohamed Sakr, the head of navigational management department at the Suez Canal Authority, different size ships will participate in the trial of the new canal. Chairman of the Suez Canal Authority […]

  • 10 September 2012

    Nicaragua and the Hong Kong-based company have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) on financing for a $30 billion inter-oceanic canal. The canal will cater for larger ships than the Panama Canal and will be Central America’s second main waterway. According to theaustralian.com, this document was signed by Nicaraguan deputy foreign minister and president of […]

  • 26 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) has approved 76 additional Monroe County canals for Hurricane Irma marine debris and sediment removal. The newly approved canals fall under the same Emergency Watershed Protection grant used to clean Hurricane Irma marine debris from 172 previously approved canals. The Tavernier-based Adventure Environmental, Inc. (AEI) […]

  • 23 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    According to the latest AmericasBarometer survey, the Panama Canal Authority is considered one of the most trusted institutions in Panama. The survey is coordinated by Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee with the support of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). The Panama Canal has a 69.8% trust index, right below the Catholic and […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 16 December 2011
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Diversified industrial manufacturer Eaton Corporation has been awarded a three-year, $27 million contract to provide the equipment design, electrical assemblies and engineering services for the distribution and control of electrical power across the Atlantic and Pacific sites of the expanded Panama Canal. The work will be conducted in conjunction with Grupo Unidos por el Canal, […]