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  • 14 April 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Canso Canal in Nova Scotia, Canada, opened today for the 2014 shipping season at 7:30 a.m. Atlantic Time (12:30 p.m. CET). The canal closes annually in December due to ice buildup in the Northumberland Strait and reopens in April. In 2013, there were 1,501 ship passages through the canal carrying over 666,386 tonnes of cargo, […]

  • 13 October 2011

    The Jean Lafitte National Park in Louisiana, USA faced typical waterway maintenance issues in their canoe trail canal system. Over time, silt build-up and displaced vegetation slowly filled in the canals making them un-navigable for recreationists. In order to prevent the canals from filling in completely, park management had to ensure that they not only […]

  • 2 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico and the Corporacion del Proyecto ENLACE del Cano Martin Pena have signed an agreement to assist in the restoration of the ecosystem of the Martin Pena canal. The agreement, detailed in a Memorandum of Understanding, provides the foundation for […]

  • 23 December 2011

    The Camps Drift canal has finally been de-silted, which not only helps Msunduzi retain its status as a top canoeing centre, but also reduces the risk of flooding. The task was undertaken by the KwaZulu-Natal Canoeing Union (KZNCU) using a R1 million payment it received from the national lottery. This was more than a year […]

  • 7 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    DNREC’s Division of Parks & Recreation has announced that dredging work on a lagoon adjacent to the Assawoman Canal in Delaware Seashore State Park is set to begin this week.  Preparation operations for the dredging project took place at the site off Town Road near Route 26 in Ocean View, DE. According to DNREC, these […]

  • 6 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Canal & River Trust announced today that the funding of over £320,000 has been confirmed to regenerate the historic Swansea Canal into a major visitor destination. The company’s department in Wales – the charity that cares for the canal – together with the Swansea Canal Society has secured Rural Community Development Funding (RCDF) with the support of […]

  • 2 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    Work to regenerate the historic Swansea Canal continues this month with a key element – the dredging of almost a mile of the waterway between Coed Gwilym Park in Clydach and Trebanos, the Canal and River Trust reports. “We are carrying out the dredging, scheduled to be completed in mid-January, together with the Swansea Canal […]

  • 17 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    Suffolk County has secured over $6 million that will be used for improving the Hampton Bays community. The announcement was made by the Deputy Presiding Officer and Second District County Legislator Jay Schneiderman following Wednesday’s session of the County Legislature. According to Schneiderman, the funds were secured for the resurfacing project on Main Street in Hampton Bays, to dredge the […]

  • 30 August 2018

    Fitch Ratings has affirmed the Panama Canal Authority’s ‘A’ investment grade rating for the third year in a row.

  • 22 February 2013

    Chairman of the Suez Canal Authority Mohab Mamesh said yesterday that the people of Canal cities did not commit any hostile act against the Canal’s waterway or facilities. During the signing of a contract between Alexandria Port Authority and Timsah Shipbuilding Company – a subsidiary of the Suez Canal Authority – to build two tugboats […]

  • 16 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Panama Canal celebrated yesterday 102 years of successful operations and service to the global maritime community, just one day after welcoming its 100th transit through the expanded waterway. Less than two months following the Expanded Canal’s historic June 26 Inauguration, the Neopanamax vessel Hanjin Xiamen became the 100th vessel to transit the new locks, […]

  • 30 October 2014

    The Panama Canal Expansion 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 program consists of several components/projects: New Locks (Third Set of Locks), which is the […]

  • 16 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    In response to growing ship traffic through the waterway, the Panama Canal intends to launch vessel scheduling and maritime resource management system in order to deal with inflow of cargo following the canal expansion. The system is expected to transform how the Panama Canal plans and schedules transit operations. For the first time, the canal […]

  • 7 July 2010

    A planned Melford container terminal at the Strait of Canso doesn’t seem to the get the same attention as other developments proposed for… By Roger Taylor [mappress] Source: thechronicleherald, July 8, 2010;

  • 21 May 2019

    The Panama Canal announces improvements to its Green Connection Environmental Recognition Program.

  • 9 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    BMT Asia Pacific and BMT ARGOSS, subsidiaries of BMT Group Ltd, have been appointed by Hong Kong Nicaragua Canal Development Group (HKND) to undertake a series of marine and port assessments for the USD 50-billion Nicaragua Canal project. Under the deal, BMT will assist the development and validation of the Canal’s design and operations through a […]

  • 22 February 2008

    The construction of a new container terminal by Melford International Terminal Inc. at the Strait of Canso could take business away from the Port of Halifax, says the top labour person on the Halifax waterfront.

  • 28 September 2017

    The Panama Canal expects to receive approximately 235 cruise ships through the Panamax and Neopanamax Locks during the upcoming 2017-2018 cruise season. Beginning in October, this will be the first full cruise season to welcome vessels through the Expanded Canal. “In addition to the existing locks, cruise lines now have the option to include the […]

  • 9 December 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    BMT Asia Pacific and BMT ARGOSS, subsidiaries of BMT Group Ltd, have been appointed by Hong Kong Nicaragua Canal Development Group (HKND) to undertake a series of marine and port assessments for the Nicaragua Canal. BMT will assist the development and validation of the Canal’s design and operations through a structured framework. “Our Study will […]

  • 8 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Dismal Swamp Canal is scheduled to reopen to vessel traffic by the end of September, with the Lake Drummond Reservation and Feeder Ditch opening to canoes and kayaks on August 18, according to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Norfolk District. Crews continue to dredge the canal, which officials at the Norfolk District closed due to […]

  • 31 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Panama Canal Board of Directors this week formally approved the development and construction of a transshipment port in Panama’s Corozal region. Upon completion, the port will have the capacity to handle more than five million TEUs within a 120-hectare area at the Canal’s entrance to the Pacific. The project is now awaiting the final […]

  • 14 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    The five international financial institutions partially financing the Panama Canal Expansion Program traveled to Panama last week to see the 96.6 percent progress made thus far. During their three-day visit to the Canal, representatives were guided through the Agua Clara and Cocoli locks, as well as the fourth phase of the Pacific Access Channel (PAC-4). […]