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  • 20 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    CJSC “Beltopenerho” and Ukrainian Sea Ports Authority (USPA) have reached an agreement to renew river navigation between Ukraine and the Republic of Belarus. In its latest release, USPA announced that the two companies signed a cooperation agreement on Monday, December 17, to develop logistics and freight transportation between the two countries using river transport. According to […]

  • 6 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Indiana Harbor and Canal (IHC) dredging contractors, Kokosing Construction Co. and O’Brien & Gere, will hold a public meeting March 13, 2014, to present the IHC 2014 dredging schedule and activities. This meeting will take place at East Chicago City Hall, 4525 Indianapolis Blvd. (2nd floor), East Chicago, […]

  • 10 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    With the Mile Point project currently underway, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers asks boaters to slow down and use extra caution within the Mile Point construction area on the St. Johns River. The construction zone contains a variety of large vessels, including a crane barge, an excavator barge, several support barges and a dredge with […]

  • 4 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Yangtze River maintenance dredging project has passed the acceptance inspection, according to the JXY company. At the handover inspection meeting of the Yangtze River Waterway Maintenance Dredging commission, which was held in late December, the Yujiawan Shoal Dredging Project passed the acceptance check. The officials indicated that the construction work of the 2018 Yangtze River […]

  • 14 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Over 1,500 tonnes of silt are to be dredged from the northern reaches of the Lancaster Canal in advance of the national three day Trailboat Festival to be held from Saturday 30 May until Monday 1 June, announced Canal and River Trust. Dredging is a vital part of keeping the waterways clear for boaters, but […]

  • 1 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Minister of Transportation, Mr Rotimi Amaechi, launched the maintenance dredging of the River Niger from Ajaokuta to Onitsha on Friday, saying that it will promote multi-modal transport and cheaper coastal services across twenty eight states of Nigeria. Speaking at the flag off ceremony, Amaechi commended the Managing Director of National Inland Waterways Authority NIWA, Boss Mustapha, […]

  • 6 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration yesterday announced the availability of $9.5 million in grant funding for the America’s Marine Highway Program (AMHP). “Marine highways are an efficient and cost-effective option for moving freight and passengers in America,” said Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao. The AMHP supports the increased use of the nation’s navigable […]

  • 23 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Rothen Group, an independent civil engineering and maintenance business servicing UK waterways, has reported a 20 per cent growth during 2017. The growth has led The Rothen Group, previously Ian Rothen Ltd, to expand its team, from six to twelve, and add new boating equipment to its fleet. Additionally, the fleet was expanded from […]

  • 17 May 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A module has been added to the XBeach flow model. For the first time, it will be possible to accurately determine the effect of passing ships on river banks that are not straight. Other models can only calculate the interaction between ships, wave movements and the bank for straight banks with vertical walls. An accurate […]

  • 29 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District awarded a small business contract to Apollo Environmental Strategies Inc., in the amount of $3,750,050 to construct a rock containment perimeter at the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway (GIWW) adjacent to the Aransas National Wildlife Refuge in Calhoun County, Texas. The rock perimeter will serve as a breakwater to […]

  • 23 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Considering the importance of local waterways, Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Rogelio L. Singson issued Department Order No. 139, Series of 2014 setting the guidelines on all river dredging activities for flood-control projects and quarrying purposes. “We have to implement our flood-control projects in a way that we can achieve positive impact and […]

  • 22 November 2010

    Mordialloc Creek users are rejoicing after both major parties finally committed to dredging the choked-up waterway ahead of this Saturday’s… By Jesse Wray-Mccann (mordialloc-chelsea-leader) [mappress] Source: mordialloc-chelsea-leader, November 22, 2010;

  • 25 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Work is set to begin this week on phase four of the salt marsh restoration project at the Florida Department of Environmental Protection’s North Peninsula State Park in Volusia County. The work will take place along the Intracoastal Waterway, west of A1A and north of the Smith Creek Landing use area at the park. Initially […]

  • 5 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Port St. Joe Port Authority has been issued a permit by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to allow for spoil disposal as part of the planned dredging of the port’s navigational channel to the maximum authorized depth of 37 feet. “The significance of this permit is immeasurable at this time. It opens the […]

  • 2 September 2020
    Infrastructure

    Pacific Northwest Waterways Association (PNWA), the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Portland District, and the U.S. Coast Guard had a “First Stone” Event at J.E. McAmis’ Mouth of the Columbia River South Jetty Project yesterday. Senator Wyden, Congresswoman Herrera-Beutler, Congresswoman Bonamici, CAPT Smith – USCG Sector Columbia River Commander, and COL Mike Helton – USACE […]

  • 3 May 2011

    A $21.5-million port development along Detroit’s riverfront will debut next month with the tall order of changing how the waterway is used… More info: freep BY MATT HELMS [mappress] Source: freep, May 3, 2011;

  • 18 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The largest infrastructure project since the waterway’s original construction, the Panama Canal Expansion Program will create a new lane of traffic along the Canal through the construction of a new set of locks. The new locks will have three chambers, water-saving basins, lateral filling and emptying system and rolling gates. After the expansion the Post-Panamax […]

  • 13 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The largest infrastructure project since the waterway’s original construction, the Panama Canal Expansion Program will create a new lane of traffic along the Canal through the construction of a new set of locks. The new locks will have three chambers, water-saving basins, lateral filling and emptying system and rolling gates.   After the expansion the […]

  • 17 February 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    With only few months left till the official opening of the expanded Panama Canal, the ACP (Panama Canal Authority) and Grupo Unidos por el Canal (GUPC) have just released their latest video on the expansion project. Panama Canal Expansion Project, also called the ‘Third Set of Locks Project‘, is the largest infrastructure project since the waterway’s original construction. When fully complete, […]

  • 21 December 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Panama Canal Expansion Program is the largest project at the canal since its original construction. The project will create a new lane of traffic along the canal through the construction of a new set of locks, doubling the waterway’s capacity. The existing locks allow the passage of vessels that can carry up to 5,000 […]

  • 10 October 2012

    New Hanover County announces the hiring of H. Layton Bedsole Jr. as the County’s Shore Protection Coordinator, filling a key role tasked with managing the County’s waterways, shore protection, and beach nourishment efforts. H. Layton Bedsole Jr., a Wilmington area native, will join the County October 30, 2012, transitioning from the private sector where he […]

  • 17 June 2011

    Experts believe that Ho Chi Minh City must make more determined and concerted efforts to synchronize projects to save its… By Dinh Ly (baomoi) [mappress] Source: baomoi, June 17, 2011

  • 5 November 2009
    Project & Tenders

    The government has agreed to grant more than VND4 trillion (US$224 million) from the state budget for a project to upgrade the main waterway between Ho Chi Minh City and the Mekong Delta, a local official said Tuesday… Source: Thanh Nien News, November 4, 2009

  • 26 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    A plan to dredge a section of the Grand River, aimed to restore navigability of the Grand River from downtown Grand Rapids to Grand Haven in Michigan, has been postponed officially. This Grand River Waterway Project’s release comes after months of inaction by the Michigan Department of Natural Resources (DNR) regarding soil sampling testing, which […]

  • 12 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    A contractor for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is set to begin dredging Jekyll Creek north of Downing Musgrove Causeway to the St. Simons Sound on April 10, informs the Georgia Department of Natural Resources. Cottrell Contracting, of Chesapeake, Va., will remove about 200,000 cubic yards of sediment from the eastern 75 feet of the […]

  • 11 November 2011

    Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Authority, Tender Dredging Department, has invited tender for construction and supply of 1 x 18” cutter suction dredger, with spare parts; 1 x crane boat; 1 x crew house boat; 150 floating pipes; 100 shore pipes; 100 pairs FS wire ropes; 8 Coils; Spare parts for Dredger (9) and spare parts […]