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  • 4 June 2020

    The Government of Bangladesh has taken up a dredging master plan to improve navigability of the internal waterways across the country, The Financial Express reports. Under the official plan, around 10,000 kilometres of river routes will be made navigable through excavating 178 waterways. The Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Authority (BIWTA) is expected to conduct the […]

  • 12 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Louisiana Congressman Clay Higgins announced earlier this week that South Louisiana waterway projects received significant funding in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers FY 2020 Work Plan. Commenting the latest news, Higgins said: “Since coming to Congress, my office has worked closely with the Army Corps to secure more than $406 million for dredging and […]

  • 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 […]

  • 31 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Queensland Government is about to invest almost $20 million in Gold Coast waterways over the next 12 months. This announcement was made today by the Transport and Main Roads Minister Mark Bailey. According to him, completing dredging of the Coomera River to unlock superyacht access to the Gold Coast Marine Industry precinct, and a […]

  • 14 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, will host an informational outreach event entitled “Waterways, Wetlands, and You!” this month, about the Corps’ Regulatory Program and Great Lakes high water levels. This event, facilitated by the USACE’s Regulatory and Hydraulics & Hydrology staff, will focus on water levels, shoreline processes, and shore protection projects. […]

  • 22 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    High priority works to improve stream health and repair erosion damage were completed recently on several streams in the Rotorua area, reported the Bay of Plenty Regional Council. The Council has been stabilizing stream banks with rock armoring after a severe weather event caused significant erosion along its banks last April. According to the Bay […]

  • 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 […]

  • 6 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    The New South Wales’ Wagstaffe-Killcare Community Association vice president Mr Mike Allsop has been named chair of the newly-formed Peninsula Waterways Committee. “The association has been maintaining a close watch on the dredging program and its impact on resumption of ferry services to Ettalong and Wagstaffe,” Mr Allsop said. “Needless to say, we have all […]

  • 27 September 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    After seven years serving as a professor at Delft University of Technology, Mr. Tiedo Vellinga recently assumed the new title of Professor Emeritus of Ports and Waterways. During his concurrent career at the Port of Rotterdam Authority, he practiced what he preached, constantly challenging the status quo in port development. The result was an innovative […]

  • 27 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, in cooperation with the city and county of Denver, will hold three public meetings to gather input on the recently released Environmental Impact Statement for the Denver Urban Waterways Feasibility Study. The purpose of the study is to identify ecosystem restoration and flood risk management opportunities along critical areas […]

  • 18 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senators Tom Carper and Chris Coons, the Coalition for the Delaware River Watershed, Ducks Unlimited, Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control, and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service gathered for a press conference last week to discuss the significance Delaware plays within Delaware River Basin and new funding coming to the state. […]

  • 1 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, will host in the following months an informational outreach event entitled “Waterways, Wetlands, and You!” about the Corps’ Regulatory Program. This event, facilitated by the Corps’ Regulatory staff, will provide an overview of the Corps’ Regulatory Program and give the public an opportunity to ask questions directly […]

  • 24 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    Construction of the Bagayevsky hydrosystem in the Rostov Region is now officially underway, reports the Ministry of Transport of the Russian Federation. According to the Ministry, the ceremony – attended by RF Transport Minister Maxim Sokolov and Rostov Region Governor Vasily Golubev – was held yesterday, April 23. In his keynote speech the Minister emphasized that the […]

  • 23 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    Port of Grays Harbor Executive Director, Gary Nelson, last week participated in the U.S. House Subcommittee on Water Resources roundtable discussion, named ‘America’s Water Resources Infrastructure: Concepts for the Next Water Resources Development Act, Part II’ in Coos Bay, Oregon. Representing the Association of American Port Authorities (AAPA) as the North Pacific Caucus Chair, Mr. […]

  • 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 […]

  • 6 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Fijian Ministry of Waterways is looking at retiring the two dredging machines, currently being used at the Luvuluvu Depot in Nausori and in the Labasa River, Fiji Broadcasting Corporation reports.  Under this latest plan, three million dollars have been allocated in the budget to buy new dredgers, according to Dr. Mahendra Reddy, the Minister for Waterways. During his […]

  • 7 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    Boaters are to benefit from a £1.4 million investment into Anglian Waterways, as the Environment Agency launches its latest improvement program. The seven-figure investment for the repairs and upgrades of the Anglian Waterways’ 353-mile network will ensure the structures remain in good working order for years to come, reports the Environment Agency. Among others, the investment program includes de-shoaling work on […]

  • 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 […]

  • 21 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, will host an informational outreach event entitled “Waterways, Wetlands and You!” about the Corps’ Regulatory Program tomorrow.  This event, facilitated by the Corps’ Regulatory staff, will provide an overview of the Corps’ Regulatory Program and give the public an opportunity to ask questions directly to the team […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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, […]

  • 31 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, will host two informational outreach events entitled “Waterways, Wetlands and You!” about the Corps’ Regulatory Program. “These events, facilitated by the Corps’ Regulatory staff, will provide an overview of the Corps’ Regulatory Program and give the public an opportunity to ask questions directly to the team members […]

  • 10 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Santa Barbara Harbor dredging project started on March 1st and already created a narrow, passable channel with a depth of 20ft at zero tide, according to Dominique Samario, an administrative analyst and public information officer with the city’s waterfront department. The February 17 storm that brought torrential rains, high winds and large ocean swells […]

  • 6 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Christie Administration has won an appeal with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) that will provide more time and Federal funds to complete the dredging of State channels clogged with sand and silt by Superstorm Sandy. “This victory will improve the safety of New Jersey’s navigable coastal waterways for recreational and commercial boating and […]

  • 29 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Gold Coast Waterways Authority (GCWA) has just released a video about their dredging plans and activities, named ‘Maintaining Navigational Access in the Gold Coast Waterways’. This video shows a brief introduction by the Gold Coast Waterways Authority to dredging activities undertaken to maintain access throughout the navigation network, which includes 31 channels with a […]

  • 7 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    People in Gloucestershire, Worcestershire and South Wales are being encouraged to give their ideas on how to improve the region’s historic canals, with the Canal and River Trust’s South Wales and Severn Waterway Partnership holding their Annual Public Meeting in Gloucester this week. The event will also be a chance to find out more about […]

  • 26 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    Ambassador of the Kingdom of the Netherlands to Ukraine, Kees Klompenhouwer, representatives of the Embassy and Dutch companies recently visited Mykolaiv region to explore the possibilities of cooperation on development of ports in Mykolaiv and Kherson. During the visit Oleksiy Vadaturskyy, NIBULON’s General Director, told the dignitaries about problems and solutions in the development of inland […]