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The Panama Canal - the canal now
The Panama Canal is approximately 80 km long and joins the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans. It was cut through one of narrowest parts of the isthmus that joins North and South America.
Manifa oil and gas
It's not just on land that contractors are moving huge quantities of sand, rock and earth however. The Manifa Field Causeway and Island Project is one of the world's biggest dredging projects.
Construction of Vietnam's Thi Vai-Cai Mep international seaport starts
Construction of Vietnam's Thi Vai-Cai Mep International Port started this week in Tan Thanh district in the southern province of Ba Ria-Vung Tau, according to local news agency Nhan Dan.
US$ 4 billion for Brazilian ports
Brazilian mining company, Rio de Janeiro-based Vale has announced it plans to spend US$ 4 billion expanding its port facilities between 2008 and 2012.
New island for Dubai
Dubai, UAE-based real estate developer Limitless has unveiled plans for yet another artificial island 14 km off the emirates' coast. Construction of the 10.5 ha World Island Resort is expected to cost US$ 350 million.
Mexican port investment reaches US$ 4.5 billion
The Mexican government has invested US$ 4.5 billion in its port infrastructure this year, announced President Felipe Calderón during his second state of the union address.
New city planned for Bahrain
Developer Diyar al Muharraq has released the first images of its eponymous Diyar al Muharraq development, a proposed new city located on 2400 ha of reclaimed land off the north east coast of Bahrain.
DP World's US$ 3 billion UK port and logistics park approved
Dubai-based port operator DP World has been granted approval to construct a UK£ 1.5 billion (US$ 3 billion) shipping port and logistics park along the River Thames estuary, London, UK, according to Arabian Business.
Dredging at Brazil's Paranaguá port starts
Brazil's ports minister, Pedro Brito, has announced authorization of dredging works to deepen the Galheta channel at Paraná state's Paranaguá port, according to government news agency Radiobrás.
World’s largest offshore wind farm
A Fluor joint venture has won the contract to design and build the world’s largest wind farm. The 500 MW facility will be built 25 km off the UK’s Suffolk coast at a cost of UK£ 900 million (€ 1,13 billion). According to Fluor will generate enough electricity for 415000 homes.
Dubai Waterfront
Dubai's largest and newest offshore development is the Waterfront. The 81 million m2development will have 10 zones and incorporate the Palm Jebel Ali.
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