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  • 24 January 2014

    The Union Government has decided to take up development of the stretch of 37 Kms of the National Waterway-four (NW-4) between Sholinganallur to Kalpakkam in South Buckingham Canal. Launching the project the Minister of Shipping Shri G.K. Vasan said that the main components of the project include dredging and excavation to develop navigational channel, construction […]

  • 5 July 2012

    The Punch reports that Mr. Julius Oloro, the Chairman of Ojodu Local Council Development Area, Lagos State, on Wednesday appealed to the state government to dredge the waterways in the area. Oloro said the call became necessary because of the devastating effects of floods occasioned by the blockage of two major waterways in the community […]

  • 28 April 2011

    Turkey plans to build a canal connecting the Black and Marmara seas as an alternative to the congested Bosphorus Strait, Prime Minister… (news) [mappress] Source: news, April 28, 2011;    

  • 16 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Coast Guard aids to navigation team successfully installed eight buoys in Little Egg Inlet, New Jersey, Monday, reports the USCG. The buoys were originally removed by the Coast Guard on March 3, 2017, when shoaling reduced the depth of the inlet. The Coast Guard, the state of New Jersey and the Army Corps of […]

  • 12 June 2010

    Finance Minister Abul Maal Abdul Muhith on Thursday said the government has taken an integrated dredging programme to increase the… [mappress] Source: nation, June 12, 2010;

  • 8 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Michigan State Waterways Commission will hold its regular meeting Friday, August 15, starting at 8:30 a.m. at Harbor Springs City Hall, 160 Zoll St., in Harbor Springs. There also will be a work session of the commissioners on Thursday, August 14, from 4-5:30 p.m. in the board room of Walstrom Marine, 500 Bay St., […]

  • 18 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    The largest infrastructure project since the waterway’s original construction, the Panama Canal Expansion Program, will soon become a reality. With the project 93% completed, the Panama Canal Expansion has reached its final stretch. The massive Expansion Program will create a new lane of traffic along the Canal through the construction of a new set of locks, increasing […]

  • 15 February 2012

    U.S. Senator Mary L. Landrieu, D-La., announced that the Army Corps of Engineers will provide $3.6 million in additional federal funding for dredging on the Red River Waterway. The decision comes after Sen. Landrieu and the Louisiana congressional delegation urged the Corps to provide the necessary investments in the waterway. Sen. Landrieu secured $7.56 million […]

  • 20 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Governor Rick Scott yesterday announced 5 proposals for 20 projects totaling $77 million were submitted to the Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council (Council) for consideration under the Council-Selected Restoration Component portion of funding through the Resources and Ecosystems Sustainability, Tourist Opportunities, and Revived Economies of the Gulf Coast Act of 2012 (RESTORE Act). Governor Scott […]

  • 12 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has introduced a plan for the maintenance dredging program on the New Jersey Intracoastal waterways. This maintenance dredging by lease of plant under this contract will be performed at various locations along the New Jersey Intracoastal Waterway, Toms River and Wills Hole Thorofare. The contract may include a base contract […]

  • 11 March 2011

    It’s a major step forward in flood protection for the West Bank. Thursday, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is installing a massive sector gate at the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway West Closure Complex. It’ll take 24 hours for the 750 ton steel-gate to be set into place. When complete the 225-foot wide floodgate will tie into […]

  • 17 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Jacksonville District, in partnership with the Florida Inland Navigation District, have begun dredging portions of the Intracoastal Waterway (IWW).  USACE awarded a $5.8 million contract in late July for maintenance dredging of the IWW in St. Johns and Flagler Counties. During the project, Southwind Construction Corporation will remove more than […]

  • 13 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Stone Harbor dredging project, the undertaking that will incorporate approximately 185,000 cubic yard of dredging within the 9 lagoons in the Intracoastal Waterway, could start as early as the fall of 2015.  The project is currently underway applying for permits with the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection. Stone Harbor has retained marine and coastal engineering firm, […]

  • 14 February 2013

    Guizhou province has announced plans to speed up construction of an inter-provincial navigation channel between the Yangtze and to the Pearl rivers, reports Xinhua. Guizhou aims to build the Wujiang waterway route linking the Yangtze to the Pearl at Panjiang and to the Red River, the Qingshui River and the Duliu River route in the […]

  • 7 May 2010

    THE Government is putting in place strategies to develop the waterways transportation to link many of the neighbouring countries, … [mappress] Source: lusakatimes, May 7, 2010;

  • 12 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    For every $1 billion spent on civil works projects by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, about 20,000 jobs are created, Army senior leaders said. During a February 11 hearing before the House Appropriations Committee, subcommittee on energy and water, regarding the fiscal year 2016 civil works budget, Lt. Gen. Thomas P. Bostick, commander of […]

  • 15 November 2012

    Canal & River Trust started a major overhaul of our waterways this November, as part of a five-month, £50 million restoration programme of canals and rivers across the country. The programme of essential maintenance will include the replacement of worn-out lock gates, brick work repairs, relining of channels and repair of aqueducts, reservoirs and other […]

  • 23 November 2010

    British Waterways has awarded a national dredging contract to marine-based civil engineer Land & Water Services Ltd. The initial contract from December 2010 to March 2015, will run up to and beyond the launch of the new waterways charity which is scheduled to take over the custodianship of British Waterways’ canals and rivers in 2012. […]

  • 27 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Virginia Port Authority (VPA) Board of Commissioners has awarded Accomack and Northampton Counties a total of $385,000 to complete pre-dredge surveys at two locations. The VPA Board met Thursday, May 21, to determine allocations for the first year’s Waterway’s Maintenance Fund (WMF) Grant Program awards. Northampton County has been awarded $197,000 for dredging the […]

  • 17 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    As part of the ongoing conversations with the shipping industry, a Panama Canal Authority (ACP) delegation headed by Administrator Jorge L. Quijano met with the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS), a global organization that looks after the interests of ship owners and operators, and the International Maritime Organization (IMO). “These face-to-face meetings are part of […]

  • 23 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    In 2014, the Ministry of Shipping will be focused on new capacity augmentation projects and mechanization projects apart from capital dredging projects which are critical to improve the competitiveness of the Major Ports. To achieve the Twelfth Plan targets for capacity augmentation, the work on two new Major Ports, one at Sagar Island in West […]

  • 4 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    The European Commission recently adopted a decision laying down the steps and timeline to complete the Seine – Scheldt cross-border project. The Seine – Scheldt project is a complex cross-border project, involving Belgium (the regions of Flanders and Wallonia) and France and involving works aiming both at creating new infrastructure and at improving existing infrastructure […]

  • 10 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    A Congressional roundtable in New Orleans, set for Friday, will examine issues related to the next Water Resources Development Act (WRDA). This legislation authorizes the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to carry out navigation, flood control, shoreline protection, hydropower, dam safety, water supply, recreation, environmental restoration and protection, and disaster response and recovery activities throughout […]

  • 22 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Thad Cochran, chairman of the Senate Committee on Appropriations, has reported committee passage of a bill that rejects an administration proposal to cut the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers budget by 17 percent and instead makes increased funding available for the Mississippi River and Tributaries Project (MR&T). The Senate Appropriations Committee yesterday approved the FY2016 […]

  • 1 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    A proposed legal agreement is designed to shape a major cleanup project that will address decades-old contamination in Everett’s East Waterway, part of Port Gardner Bay. Historical industrial activities deposited contamination, including various chemicals and metals, into and near the waterway. The public can comment on the legal agreement that includes Kimberly-Clark Corp., which operated […]

  • 5 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U. S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District Office, announced a contract for the provision pipeline dredging to remove approximately 2,000,000 cubic yards of maintenance material from the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway, Texas, Port O’Connor to Rockport in Calhoun and Aransas Counties, Texas. Placement will be in beneficial use sites or into the open water. […]