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  • 13 July 2010

    PCBs have become a factor in transportation along the Champlain Canal, Capital District Bureau Chief Dave Lucas reports. The state once regularly removed sediment accumlated at the bottom of the canal, but has not done so since 1980 when it was determined that PCB contamination made the cost of disposing that sediment too expensive. Today, […]

  • 9 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Canal and River Trust will spend over £2 million on improvements to the Monmouthshire and Brecon Canal by the end of winter. The investment includes a £1.3 million project starting this week to reline the canal at Llangynidr, to prevent leaks, plus £400,000 of upcoming repairs to an aqueduct at Goytre Wharf. Nick Worthington, […]

  • 31 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    Riverkeeper supports the EPA’s proposed plan to clean up the Gowanus Canal Superfund site and commends the agency for addressing the importance of reducing combined sewage overflows (CSOs) in addition to dredging the sediment at the bottom of the canal for proper remediation of the waterway. “We’re pleased with the direction the EPA has taken,” […]

  • 17 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Non-Governmental Organization (NGO), Dredging Suez Canal, has posted on its official facebook page the latest photos of the New Suez Canal dredging program.  The project was launched by the Chairman of the Suez Canal Authority Mohab Mamish in the presence of Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi on 5 August 2014. The New Suez Canal dredging […]

  • 25 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Earlier this month, contractors working for the Environmental Protection Agency began work on a dredging and capping pilot study in the Gowanus Canal’s 4th Street Turning Basin. The process involves installation of steel sheeting in front of existing bulkheads, followed by dredging of contaminated sediment from the canal, before the installation of a multi-layered protective […]

  • 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. […]

  • 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 […]

  • 29 July 2020
    Authorities & Government, Infrastructure, Ports & Logistics

    Glavgosexpertiza (Russia’s Main Department of State Expertise) recently approved the design documentation for reconstruction of the access canal to the Port of Sabetta aimed to ensure safe shipping and approved expansion of the transit passage in 2020-2030. The access canal to the port of Sabetta was built and put into operation in 2019 to ensure […]

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

    The New Suez Canal is the name of a new waterway project in Egypt, expanding the existing Suez Canal between the Mediterranean Sea and the Red Sea. This program is part of the Suez Canal mega project, which includes the development of several seaports in the three governorates bordering the canal, Suez, Ismailia and Port […]

  • 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 […]

  • 10 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dredgers are now in operation at the new canal in Suez, according to sis.gov.eg. Chairman of the Suez Canal Authority (SCA) Mohab Mamish was on the site on Tuesday as dredgers “Tariq bin Zeyad” and “10th of Ramadan” entered the new canal from the south. “Salahuddin al-Ayyoubi” and “Mecca” are also operating in the canal. Mamish […]

  • 3 February 2011

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has completed its investigation of the Gowanus Canal Superfund site in Brooklyn, N.Y. The investigation confirmed the widespread presence of numerous contaminants in the canal and identified the sources of contamination. The investigation also identified characteristics of the canal that will influence future plans for a cleanup. A companion human […]

  • 21 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The latest update for the largest infrastructure project since the waterway’s original construction, the Panama Canal Expansion Program, has been just released. The massive Expansion Program will create a new lane of traffic along the Canal through the construction of a new set of locks, increasing the waterway’s capacity. The new locks will have three chambers, […]

  • 16 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    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. The New Suez Canal project will boost Egypt’s economy and help speed up the movement of vessels through […]

  • 16 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The New Suez Canal is the name of a new waterway project in Egypt, expanding the existing Suez Canal between the Mediterranean Sea and the Red Sea. This program is part of the Suez Canal mega project, which includes the development of several seaports in the three governorates bordering the canal, Suez, Ismailia and Port […]

  • 31 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Panama Canal Authority has recently adopted CARIS Bathy DataBASE for the storing and management of the Canal’s bathymetric information. The waterway’s heavy traffic and expansion operations called for a robust and efficient method to manage survey data. The implementation of Bathy DataBASE will also contribute to the constant monitoring of navigation channel conditions, as […]

  • 31 October 2011

    CEO of the Panama Canal Authority, Alberto Alemán Zubieta, receives the Latin Trade BRAVO Business Award for Distinguished Service in the Hemisphere on October 28. With nine categories, including a Lifetime Achievement Award and Dynamic CEO of the Year, the BRAVO Business Awards are given to those playing a key role in improving Latin America’s […]

  • 1 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    Birdon Pty Lt of Port Macquarie, NSW, has successfully completed dredging operations in the Settlement Shores canals. The maintenance dredging of Settlement Shores Canals will ensure the canal system continues to be safe to access for the boating public. The Settlement Shores Plan was prepared in 2017 and identified dredging of the canal beds as […]

  • 24 January 2012

    Recently, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released its draft feasibility study for the Gowanus Canal, proposing a series of options for remediating the 1.8-mile long Brooklyn Superfund site. All of the remedial options, aside from a mandatory ‘no action’ alternative, involve a combination of dredging the canal’s sediment and reducing external sources of contamination, including […]

  • 3 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    The £1 million Staffordshire and Worcestershire dredging project is finally completed, according to the Canal & River Trust. The project started in February this year and involved the Trust dredging sections of the canal from Tixall Lock in Staffordshire to Debdale near Kidderminster. The work focused on areas along the canal where boaters were having […]

  • 7 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The Non-Governmental Organization (NGO), Dredging Suez Canal, has just posted on its official facebook page this beautiful photo of Boskalis’ heavy-duty, rock cutting, stationary dredger Phoenix 1, working on the New Suez Canal dredging project. Boskalis is a member of the consortium that will be executing most of this development program, worth USD 1.5 billion, in […]

  • 19 June 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The New York State Canal Corporation yesterday announced that recreational vessels can now travel through and dock in the Syracuse Inner Harbor, following a $10.3 million dredging project. The dredging has created a 7.5-foot depth in the Inner Harbor, which is part of the state Canal System. “The dredging project was a welcome investment in […]