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  • 9 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The long-awaited Egypt Ports and Waterways Summit, aimed to give insight into the future of the country’s maritime and trade infrastructure, began today at the Intercontinental Citystars Hotel in Cairo and will run until 11 June 2015. Sponsored by some of the leading players in dredging industry, the event will focus on operational and dredging challenges affecting […]

  • 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 […]

  • 13 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Final preparations are underway for the Egypt Ports & Waterways Summit that will be held from 9-11 June in Cairo.  Many advancements are planned for Egypt’s maritime sector, with expansions to the capacity of the Suez Canal soon to be ready, together with expansions to all of the country’s major ports, Egypt is steadily moving towards its goal […]

  • 29 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Surveys of the known flood siltation areas of the channel at Newcastle started yesterday with the Horseshoe area and the Kooragang Swing Basin complete. Surveys of other areas of the channel will continue throughout this week. The Harbor Master has promulgated the Horseshoe Area at 14,6m. At this point the other areas surveyed were no […]

  • 21 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Decision makers and senior leaders are set to gather for the Egypt Ports & Waterways Summit, scheduled from 9-11 June in Cairo, to discuss Egypt’s maritime transport sector. Under the official patronage of His Excellency Hany Dahy, the Minister of Transport, and supported by the Suez Canal Authority, Alexandria Port Authority, Damietta Port Authority, River […]

  • 21 April 2015
    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 initiated Denver Waterways Restoration Study. Main purpose of the study is to identify ecosystem restoration and flood risk reduction opportunities along critical areas of the South Platte River from 6th […]

  • 26 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, yesterday gave its approval for enactment of Central legislation for declaring 101 additional Inland Waterways as National Waterways (NW) for navigation. This will create a logistic supply chain with intermodal (Rail, Road and Waterways) connectivity. It would positively contribute to the GDP by opening […]

  • 18 March 2015
    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 on May 14, 2015, in Fort Wayne, Ind. 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 […]

  • 6 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District will receive new feasibility funding for the Houston Ship Channel and Coastal Texas studies; continued funding for the Sabine Pass to Galveston Bay study, as well as continued Operation and Maintenance funding for the Texas waterways in the president’s fiscal year 2016 budget. “The district’s programs are […]

  • 5 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Euromaritime and Eurowaterways trade shows will take place on the 3rd, 4th and 5th of February 2015 at Paris Expo Porte de Versailles (Hall 6). Following on the resounding success of the first edition, the second edition of Euromaritime will see the creation of an event dedicated to the inland waterway sector: Eurowaterways.   […]

  • 2 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    The NSW Government will provide funding to ensure the accessibility and health of two key Tweed waterways, Minister for Natural Resources Lands and Water Kevin Humphries and Member for Tweed Geoff Provest announced today.  Mr Humphries said that the NSW Government will commit up to $600,000 – which includes funding under phase two of the Rescuing our Waterways […]

  • 19 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Chi-Cal Rivers Fund partners yesterday announced five projects selected to receive $1.1 million in grant funding that will help improve and enhance waterways in the Chicago and Calumet region. Administered by the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF), the Fund is a partnership among ArcelorMittal, The Chicago Community Trust, Crown Family Philanthropies, the Gaylord and […]

  • 18 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    The NSW Government will provide $1 million in funding to undertake work to improve boating safety, environmental and tourism outcomes at key waterways across the State, Minister for Natural Resources, Lands and Water Kevin Humphries and Minister for Roads and Freight Duncan Gay announced today. Mr Humphries said applications for funding under the third round […]

  • 30 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Senator Mary L. Landrieu, D-La., chair of the Senate Energy Committee and Homeland Security Appropriations Subcommittee, urged Shaun Donovan, Director of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), to increase federal investment in Louisiana’s waterways during a roundtable discussion with port directors and navigation officials from across the state. During the visit, Sen. Landrieu […]

  • 19 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    People living in the Midlands are being invited to find out more about exciting plans for the future of the region’s historic waterways. A meeting will enable people to meet representatives of the Canal & River Trust’s Central Shires Waterway Partnership and discuss their ten year plan for the region’s canals and rivers. The Partnership […]

  • 2 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Kier has agreed a new £25m per annum contract with the Canal & River Trust to carry out important engineering and construction works on the nation’s 200-year-old canal network. The National Engineering & Construction Contract (NECC) will initially run for six years, with options to extend up to a maximum of 10 years. This longer […]

  • 29 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Waterschap Hollandse Delta has invited bidders to submit their offers for the dredging works of waterways which are located in the Barendrecht area. This deepening contract will involve: – Removal of dirt and zinc flotation – 20 t; – Dredging and transporting dredged material to dredge depot; – Dredging and transport of dredged material within a […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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., […]

  • 9 July 2014

    The Transportation and Infrastructure Committee’s Panel on Public-Private Partnerships (P3s) will hold a roundtable policy discussion Thursday to explore the potential for P3s for America’s ports and waterways. With the recovery of the import and export trade volumes after reductions in 2008 and 2009, many port authorities in the United States are looking to plan, […]

  • 20 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Authority (BIWTA) has invited bidders for a dredging program on 12 important river routes, which will be undertaken in 3 parts. The part 1 will include dredging work by cutter suction dredger for the navigability improvement of the Dhaka-Sureswar-Angaria-Madaripur river route from Pakhira to Hajotkhola on the River Palang. During […]

  • 11 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Yesterday, U.S. Senators Roger Wicker, R-Miss., and Thad Cochran, R-Miss., made the following statements after the President Obama’s signing of the Water Resources and Reform Development Act (WRRDA) into law. “Many Mississippi industries rely on a navigable and cost-effective transportation network to do business,” Wicker said. “This law will provide these businesses and our state […]

  • 9 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Quezon City government is set to rehabilitate three of its major waterways to lessen floods during heavy rains and to transform their surroundings into tourist attractions. Vice Mayor Joy Belmonte-Alimurung said that the three waterways which will undergo fare-lift are the San Francisco River in the first district and Pasong Tamo Creek and Culiat […]

  • 6 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Waterschap Hollandse Delta (WSHD), a Dutch regional water authority covering the south of Zuid Holland, is seeking a contractor to conduct waterways dredging works. The framework agreement in the Ridderkerk area is for the rural dredging of navigational waterways. The tender is divided into lots and can be submitted for a part or a whole […]

  • 28 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A plan which will help to bring new life to Sheffield’s formerly industrial waterways has been agreed. The strategy, which was signed during the One Big River Week – a week of events celebrating Sheffield’s waterways, sets out an action plan that will continue the recovery and put the city’s canal, rivers and streams at […]

  • 19 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Senators Debbie Stabenow and Carl Levin applauded a new agreement that makes the Great Lakes a priority. The House-Senate conference agreement on the Water Resources Development Act for the first time treats the Great Lakes as a single navigational system, increases funding for harbor maintenance, and provides broader authority for the Army Corps of […]