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  • 8 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Earlier in June, the filling of the new locks began, marking the start of a planned and methodical phase of operational testing of the Locks, including its culvert valves, maintenance bulkheads and gates. This stage of testing is meant to timely detect and correct any deficiencies in the project. The Panama Canal technical team is […]

  • 8 January 2019

    Last month, the lock gates for the new sea lock arrived in the Netherlands following a 44-day voyage.

  • 4 July 2018

    Larger ships will wait until 2020 to call at Amsterdam amid delay of IJmuiden sea lock’s completion.

  • 8 May 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, has announced that the New Lock at the Soo project is on schedule as construction for phase one of the project began this week. According to the Corps, Trade West Construction, Inc., began to move equipment to the site on May 4 and will begin deepening the […]

  • 10 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Middensluiseiland island will be significantly expanded over the next month, and the area between the lock heads will soon again comprise fully recovered land. The contractor will be using this land for the cement production facility, which will manufacture all the cement required for construction work. A Ro-Ro facility in this section of the […]

  • 10 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Kieldrecht lock in Port of Antwerp, the largest in the world, has been officially inaugurated by His Majesty King Philippe of Belgium. The Lock of Kieldrecht connects the Dock of Deurganck, the tidal dock where container vessels arrive, and the Waasland Canal, the connection with the other docks in the Waasland Port on the left bank […]

  • 17 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    A year since the launching of the construction of the new sea lock at the North Sea Canal entrance in IJmuiden, the Netherlands, activities are well underway on making the project a reality. This month has seen the official start of the construction of the new lock control building, and the relocation of the two waiting […]

  • 2 July 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    OpenIJ – a consortium of construction companies building the world’s largest sea lock in IJmuiden, the Netherlands – is continuing construction activities at the sea lock during the summer months. These activities include the sinking operation of the inner lock head, construction work to connect the dividing wall to the outer lock head, and work […]

  • 8 January 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The construction activities on the site of the new sea lock in IJmuiden are in full swing, according to the latest update from the Port of Amsterdam. The report said that more than 200,000m³ of concrete have now been poured and still more will be poured in January and February, including concrete for the inner […]

  • 13 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Louisville District, is doing everything to keep the pool navigable at Dam 52, Brookport, Illinois. According to the Corps latest update on the river closure at Locks and Dam 52, USACE has constructed a rock dike around a portion of the Dam and is doing everything possible to get the dam operational. The short […]

  • 7 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    His Majesty King Philippe of Belgium will visit the Port of Antwerp on June 10 to officially open the Kieldrecht lock, the largest in the world.  Construction of the Kieldrecht lock was necessary in order to ensure better access to the port area on the left bank of the Scheldt, as the existing Kallo lock […]

  • 27 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    The filling of the Deurganckdoksluis dock lock, the largest lock in the world, kicked off this morning in the Port of Antwerp, Belgium. Situated on the left bank of the River Scheldt, the construction of the lock had a price tag of EUR 340 mil, with 50% of its cost financed by the EIB. It will […]

  • 11 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Panama Canal Expansion project continues to gain momentum as it moves closer to completion. In August, while testing of the new locks continued, the three dams adjacent to the Pacific-facing Cocoli Locks were completed. These dams are essential to the completion of the new locks project since the water level in the navigational channel of […]

  • 20 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The four gates for the Deurganck dock lock in the port of Antwerp will begin their journey from China at the beginning of April. The gigantic gates are being built by the Chinese steel constructor ZPMC, together with the trolleys on which the gates will ride, two combined road/rail bridges, the caisson and other items. […]

  • 20 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    The construction of four gates for the Deurganck dock lock in the port of Antwerp, part of what will be the largest dock in the world, has been officially completed. A ceremony was held on Wednesday, 18 March in the Chinese city of Changxing to mark the official completion of the construction work. The gigantic gates […]

  • 13 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Concrete pouring operations for the floors of the new sea lock at IJmuiden continue throughout this month as well as the installation of reinforcement steel for the walls, reports the Port of Amsterdam. According to the November update, the last diaphragm walls for the lock chamber are currently being placed and OpenIJ is making preparations to […]

  • 8 November 2011

    On October 31, the Guiping second-line lock of Xijiang shipping artery, the world’s largest inland single river lock partly constructed by CCCC Fourth Harbour Engineering Co., Ltd. (CCCC 4th Harbour), was opened to navigation. Located in Guiping, Guangxi, the lock is a major inland river project of the Ministry of Transport in the “eleventh five-year” […]

  • 16 January 2019

    A Panama-flagged ship rammed into the dolphin structures of the Emden Sea Lock.

  • 3 February 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Martens en Van Oord has won the contract for the construction of fifth lock chamber at Brunsbüttel, Germany, including the earthworks, dredging, coastal and bank protection works on the project. The customer, ARGE Neubau 5. Schleusenkammer Brunsbüttel, formed by three BAM operating companies, has final responsibility for the entire construction of the fifth lock chamber. “Our work will start […]

  • 22 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    A second Poe-sized Lock is critical to the future of Michigan and the United States declared Michigan Governor Rick Snyder in his State of the State address on January 19. Gov. Snyder pledged to work with Congress to build the second lock. He noted that 4,000 commercial vessels transit the locks at Sault Ste. Marie, […]

  • 22 January 2019

    The first lock gate intended for the giant IJmuiden sea lock has arrived to its final destination.

  • 13 September 2011

    Troy Lock, operated by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, has officially reopened to allow marine traffic following post-Irene cleanup work and inspections. Tropical Storm Irene caused flooding up and down the Hudson River, including at the navigation lock just north of Albany, and sent debris large and small down the Hudson […]