Inland Waterways – Page 8

  • LeeSan has seen demand rise for its self pump-out systems Photo: LeeSan
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    COVID-19: Surge in demand

    2020-04-15T09:40:00Z

    LeeSan’s range of self-contained self pump-out systems are proving invaluable in helping boat owners dispose of black and grey water during the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • Aqueduct Marina has won a contract to build a new workboat that could help eliminate CO2 emissions
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    New project to eliminate CO2 emissions

    2020-04-09T16:12:00Z

    Engineers at Aqueduct Marina have won a tender to work on a new project they believe could help shape the development of the next generation of boat engines.

  • Perfection Pro still looks good years after application Photo: Marineware
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    High gloss years after application

    2020-04-09T15:00:00Z

    Recent testimonials from satisfied boat owners are showing that Perfection Pro from Marineware is still providing a high gloss finish even some years after application.

  • Crick Boat Show will take place at a date later in the year
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    Crick Boat Show 2020 postponed

    2020-03-16T15:23:00Z

    Crick Boat Show is to be rescheduled to a date later in the year.

  • Storms caused a narrowboat to become wedged at Hebdon Bridge on the Rochdale Canal Photo: RCR
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    Storms prompt over 50 call-outs for RCR

    2020-03-13T12:56:00Z

    A stormy start to 2020 has prompted 52 major rescues across the UK’s inland waterway network.

  • Barrus will distribute the Shire electric outboard motors Photo: Barrus
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    Barrus adds electric outboards to line-up

    2020-03-12T11:43:00Z

    Barrus has added a range of electric outboard motors to its marine line-up.

  • The Rothen Group helped repair a stretch of the Llangollen Canal after heavy rains Photo: The Rothen Group
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    Challenging canal repairs completed

    2020-03-12T11:36:00Z

    The Rothen Group has been called upon to help repair a stretch of the Llangollen Canal after heavy rain caused substantial damage to the canal wall.

  • Crick Boat Show 2019 Credit: Crick Boat Show
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    Live entertainment at Crick Boat Show

    2020-02-28T11:49:00Z

    Queen tribute band Mercury and British band Dr Feelgood will take to the stage at this year’s Crick Boat Show, part of a host of entertainment planned at Britain’s biggest inland waterways event.

  • The Trent & Mersey Canal Credit: wikipedia
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    IWA pledges to protect waterways from HS2

    2020-02-14T15:08:00Z

    The Inland Waterways Association is to continue its decade-long campaign to protect the waterways from the worst effects of HS2’s construction and operation.

  • The IWA has responded to the government’s consultation on emissions Credit: Needpix
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    Overall emissions are low

    2020-01-29T14:35:00Z

    The Inland Waterways Association (IWA) has responded to the Department of Transport’s consultation on emissions from domestic craft acknowledging that, whilst overall emissions are low, more can be done to reduce the sector’s reliance on fossil fuels.

  • News

    Revised code for hire boats

    2020-01-09T15:40:00Z

    British Marine and the Association of Inland Navigation Authorities have jointly launched a consultation on proposed changes to the Hire Boat Code.

  • The Canal & River Trust has begun work to restore the Toddbrook Reservoir Photo: Canal & River Trust
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    Work on Toddbrook Reservoir begins

    2019-12-19T11:36:00Z

    The Canal & River Trust has announced the first steps in the restoration of Toddbrook Reservoir in Derbyshire, enhancing the resilience of the dam wall and spillway following damage last year.

  • The 2019 Crick Boat Show Photo: Crick Boat Show
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    Crick 2020 tickets now on sale

    2019-12-18T12:47:00Z

    Advance tickets are now on sale for the 2020 Crick Boat Show.

  • Macclesfield Canal Photo: David Dixon
    News

    £43.6m winter repair works

    2019-12-16T13:39:00Z

    The Canal & River Trust will carry out a £43.6m programme of repairs on waterways across England and Wales this winter.

  • The new gates contain sacrificial parts making repairs easier
    News

    Life span of 50 years for lockgates

    2019-12-12T17:42:00Z

    New long-life lock gates are to be trialled on the Kennet & Avon Canal.

  • Aquaduct Marina has won another award
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    Marina wins business of the year award

    2019-12-09T12:26:00Z

    Church Minshull Aqueduct Marina has won the Ambassador Business of the Year award at the South Cheshire Chamber of Commerce and Industry annual business awards.

  • Richardson's Cruisers has been rewarded for looking after its customers
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    Richardson's Cruisers is the best

    2019-12-04T12:02:00Z

    Richardson’s Cruisers has again been crowned Best UK Boating Holiday by UK staycation company Hoseasons.

  • Forth & Clyde Canal
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    Scottish Canals seeking consultation input

    2019-12-03T15:45:00Z

    All boaters who use the Lowland Canals in Scotland are encouraged by the Inland Waterways Association (IWA) to respond to Scottish Canals’ consultation about user operation on the Forth & Clyde and Union canals.

  • The Canal & River Trust has produced its annual update regarding progress against its strategic objectives Photo: Canal & River Trust
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    Trust water strategy update

    2019-11-29T12:11:00Z

    The Canal & River Trust has released its latest annual update detailing progress over the past year against its strategic action plan.

  • Hopwas Wood on the Birmingham & Fazeley Canal Photo: Dean Barnes
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    New report shows value of UK waterways

    2019-11-21T09:17:00Z

    The value of inland waterways across the UK has been highlighted in a new report by the Inland Waterways Association.