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  • 20 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Ukrainian Sea Ports Authority (USPA) is continuing its work on restoring the guaranteed depths on inland waterways in the country. A 3,65 meter draft was achieved recently in the Kamyansky Reservoir on the Dnipro River, making possible to open the passage for cargo and passenger vessels in this area. According to USPA, the dredging […]

  • 16 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    The World Association for Waterborne Transport Infrastructure (PIANC) has published the “Design Guidelines for Inland Waterways Dimensions” which objective is to develop a standard methodology to design of existing and future infrastructures. These guidelines have the aim to increase inland waterways capacity and to permit the use of autonomous vessels, in the future. The new […]

  • 20 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    Dredging work to increase the depth of riverbed for the ambitious inland waterways project connecting Gomati river with Bangladesh’s Ashuganj is set to begin next month, reports the Tripurainfo. According to an official release, this decision was taken at a meeting between Union Minister of Shipping Nitin Gadkari and Chief Minister Biplab Kumra Deb in Delhi […]

  • 13 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Russian Government has submitted its report on the development of inland water transport and maritime activities over the recent 6 years. According to the report published on the PortNews website, the capacity of transshipment facilities at seaports has increased by 24.4% to 1,053.3 million tonnes. Intense seaport infrastructure development projects are underway in Murmansk, […]

  • 2 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    Erik Mosselman, Deltares’ expert for river engineering, morphology and fluvial morphodynamics, visited Buenos Aires recently to kick off a pre-feasibility study on new inland waterways. This pre-feasibility study assesses current and projected transport of Argentinian products, costs and benefits of new inland waterways, water requirements and availability for new waterways, possible interference of new waterways […]

  • 28 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    At the Netherlands Water Pavilion of the recent Waterways Expo 2016, several Polish-Dutch talks were held on the many infrastructural projects including the revitalization of inland waterways in Poland. Polish minister of maritime economy and internal waterways, Marek Gróbarczyk, opened the third edition of the event on water management and inland waterway shipping. In his speech, […]

  • 10 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    An international conference named ‘Dredging: Ports, Harbors and Inland Waterways’ will take place on March 11-12, 2016, at Adani Corporate Premises in Shantigram, Ahmedabad, India. This event, organized by the Eastern Dredging Association India, aims to incorporate a rare blend of lectures that will be delivered to the participants by policy makers and those influencing policy making. The seminar […]

  • 13 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The European Investment Bank today took part in the inauguration of the fourth lock in the Belgian town of Lanaye, close to Liege and just across the border from the Dutch city of Maastricht. In the company of several Belgian and Dutch Ministers and EIB Vice President Pim van Ballekom, King Philip of the Belgians […]

  • 3 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    ‘Inland Waterways’ is economically most viable sector and, as such, it should be an integral part of infrastructure development in India. This was stated by Minister of Road Transport, Highways and Shipping, Shri Nitin Gadkari, in his inaugural address at the ‘National Conference on Inland Waterways: Issues, Options and Strategies’ in New Delhi yesterday. He […]

  • 15 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Minister of Transport, Dinh La Thang, said he would ask the Government for policies to attract investment to inland waterway facilities. Thang told a conference on boosting water transport throughout the Hong (Red) River Delta that it was necessary for agencies and localities to recognise the role of inland waterways in helping create a […]

  • 20 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The following Feasibility Studies have been undertaken by Inland waterways authority of India (IWAI) in last few years for developing them as waterways apart from those existing as National Waterways now. 1. River Barak in Assam: Lakhipur-Bhanga stretch (121 km) of the waterway has been found viable for development. A proposal for its declaration as […]

  • 12 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The demand for dredging operations at inland waterways of Russia is estimated at 90 mln cbm, said Igor Zlobin, head of IWW department of Federal Marine and River Transport Agency, today at the Forum of Dredging Companies organized by media-group PortNews. According to Igor Zlobin, the volume of dredging operations performed at inland water ways […]

  • 23 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The 2014 Inland Waterways Conference (March 5 – 7, 2014, 601 Loyola Avenue, New Orleans) is the only maritime industry event aimed squarely at the Inland Rivers of the United States and involves all segments of the maritime community in important deliberations and sessions. The 2014 Inland Waterways Conference will engage leaders from the United […]

  • 10 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    Several measures are being taken to promote the inland waterways in the country, announced pib.nic.in. In a written reply to a question in the Lok Sabha today, the Minister of State for Shipping Shri Milind Deora said that the Inland Waterways Authority of India (IWAI) has undertaken Integrated National Transportation Waterways Grid Study through the […]

  • 27 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    The 2014 Inland Waterways Conference (March 5 – 7, 2014, 601 Loyola Avenue, New Orleans) is the only maritime industry event aimed squarely at the Inland Rivers of the United States and involves all segments of the maritime community in important deliberations and sessions. The 2014 Inland Waterways Conference will engage leaders from the United […]

  • 25 November 2013

    The Minister of Shipping Shri G.K. Vasan has said that it is the government’s endeavour to make all the ports of the country profitable. He was speaking after flagging off coal barges of 2100 DWT (Deadweight tonnage) of Jindal ITF Ltd, to formally launch the recently started movement of imported coal on National Waterway-1 (the […]

  • 12 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    The 2014 Inland Waterways Conference (March 5 – 7, 2014, 601 Loyola Avenue, New Orleans) is the only maritime industry event aimed squarely at the Inland Rivers of the United States and involves all segments of the maritime community in important deliberations and sessions. The 2014 Inland Waterways Conference will engage leaders from the United […]

  • 11 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is working now to transform its civil works program, improve performance and responsiveness, increase customer satisfaction, and improve the reliability of the nation’s water infrastructure. Jo-Ellen Darcy, assistant secretary of the Army for Civil Works, provided that update before the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee, during a Feb. […]

  • 13 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    The 2013 Inland Waterways Conference will take place on March 5th to 7th at the Hyatt Regency Louisville, KY. This event is the one maritime industry conference squarely at the Inland Rivers of the United States. The 2013 Inland Waterways Conference will engage leaders from the United States Coast Guard, the U.S. Army Corps of […]

  • 4 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    The 2013 Inland Waterways Conference, scheduled March 5-7 at the Hyatt Regency Louisville, is the one maritime industry conference squarely at the Inland Rivers of the United States. Transportation commerce is a vital component of the Nation’s economic health, and river borne transportation and infrastructure underpin that health from the carriage of products and materials […]

  • 20 July 2012

    A Committee has been constituted to scale up private investment in Inland Waterways Sector under the Secretary, Planning Commission. The Secretary, Ministry of Shipping, DG of Inland Waterways Authority of India (IWAI) and a representative of Department of Economic Affairs will be the members. This Committee would undertake a systematic effort to identify new areas […]

  • 22 June 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) submitted to Congress Wednesday the “U.S. Port and Inland Waterways Modernization: Preparing for Post-Panamax Vessels” report, an examination of options for future modernization of U.S. ports and inland waterways. The USACE Institute for Water Resources (IWR) in Alexandria, Va., was responsible for the development of the report as […]

  • 23 May 2012

    A major breakthrough was made in Inland Waterways sector during 2011-12, when a Tripartite Agreement was signed between NTPC, Inland Waterways Authority of India and Jindal ITF Limited for transportation of imported coal for the Farakka Power Plant with an investment of about Rs.650 crore in the private sector. This has been stated in the […]

  • 7 May 2012

    The Government is taking steps to develop inland water transport (IWT) mode by declaring potential waterways as National Waterways (NWs) and developing IWT infrastructure thereon. In this process five waterways totaling about 4382 km. have been declared as NWs. Commercially viable stretches such as Kakinada-Puducherry canals, Bhadrachalam-Rajahmundry, Rajahmundry-Eluru on National Waterway 4 have been considered […]

  • 27 March 2012

    Ministry of Infrastructure will work over creation of all necessary conditions for the development of inland waterway transport in Ukraine. Now the Ministry has established a working group that will work in this direction. The corresponding order is signed March 16, 2012 by Deputy Prime Minister – Minister of Infrastructure of Ukraine Borys Kolesnikov. The […]

  • 4 November 2011

    IWA is asking all waterway supporters to act now to secure the future of the Canal and River Trust. Things are at a critical juncture for the transfer of British Waterways​’ managed canals and rivers into the Canal and River Trust. The money is everything. A good deal from Defra will deliver a significant Big […]

  • 21 February 2011

    Country’s inland water route is in a moribund state. The navigability of the rivers has fallen at an alarming rate. The situation has come… By Khalilur Rahman (thefinancialexpress) [mappress] Source: thefinancialexpress, February 21, 2011;

  • 26 October 2010

    On Monday 25 October, Philippe Maystadt, President of the European Investment Bank (EIB), and Benoît Lutgen, the Walloon Region’s Minister… [mappress] Source: europa, October 26, 2010;

  • 3 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Argentinian city of Buenos Aires is to host the Second Hemispheric Conference on Inland Ports, Waterways, and Dredging: Inland Transport as an Engine for Competitiveness on May 17-19, 2017. The conference is aimed to provide an international platform for public/private dialogue on strategic actions and efficient logistics operations through waterways and their inland ports. During the conferee, […]