Inland Waterways – Page 8

  • The Leeds & Liverpool Canal Photo: Canal & River Trust

    Drought shuts north west canals


    Navigation opportunities along the Leeds & Liverpool, Peak Forest and Macclesfield canals will be restricted this summer as a result of reduced reservoir capacity and one of the driest springs on record.

  • Limehouse Basin Photo: BWML

    BWML loses Thames development appeal


    British Waterways Marinas Ltd (BWML) has lost an appeal against a planning decision preventing development of Limehouse Basin Marina on the River Thames.

  • The Staffordshire & Worcester Canal is under threat from developers, says the IWA Photo: wikipedia

    West Midlands development slammed by IWA


    The UK government’s decision to approve the West Midlands Interchange planning application will destroy parts of the Staffordshire & Worcester Canal, argues the Inland Waterways Association (IWA).

  • Repairs to Lancaster Canal have been completed

    £1.5m Lune Embankment repairs completed


    Repairs on the Lune Embankment on the Lancaster Canal have been completed by the Canal & River Trust.

  • The Norfolk Broads Photo: flickr

    Inland waterways in England re-open


    Inland waterways around England are welcoming back boaters following easing of the COVID-19 restrictions.

  • Work has begun to upgrade Carr Mill Reservoir Photo: Canal & River Trust

    ROV in innovative reservoir repair


    The Canal & River Trust has started a major repair project to upgrade Carr Mill Reservoir on the outskirts of St Helens, Merseyside.

  • A gradual easing of lockdown is underway for boaters in the Republic of Ireland Photo: Waterways Ireland

    Plans to resume Irish boating


    In response to revised COVID-19 lockdown guidance, Waterways Ireland is setting out its roadmap for reopening its inland waterways including the phased return of the workforce.

  • The IWA is calling for greater protection of the UK’s waterways Photo: IWA

    Protect waterways heritage, says IWA


    The Inland Waterways Association (IWA) has highlighted the significance of the waterways heritage across the UK, focusing on the need for better protection of its unique assets.

  • Nowhere to go Photo: Waterways Images/Harry Arnold

    COVID-19: Businesses still at risk of sinking


    More should be done to help businesses survive the COVID-19 pandemic, according to the Inland Waterways Association (IWA).

  • Liverpool Canal Link Photo: Canal and River Trust

    Canal and River Trust extends licences


    The Canal and River Trust is extending all licences by a month to help boaters affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • The Four Water Dog Buoyancy Aid is available in four sizes

    Boating can be high risk


    Wearing a lifejacket or buoyancy aid is important for everyone using the canals, especially around the locks.

  • Teamac's deck paint can be used on different surfaces

    Two new paints from Teamac


    Two of the latest paints available from Teal & Mackrill for the inland waterways market are a galley paint and an anti-slip deck paint.

  • Owatrol’s Deco paint does not need a primer or undercoat Photo: Midland Chandlers

    Boaters make the most of COVID19 lockdown


    The coronavirus lockdown has seen a rise in demand for paint products as more people have time to complete projects on their boats, reports Midland Chandlers.

  • RCR's Bilgeaway filters will dramatically reduce oil and fuel discharge

    RCR launches midi Bilgeaway filter


    River Canal Rescue (RCR) has extended its range of Bilgeaway filters with the addition of a new smaller midi filter, suitable for boat owners who have little or no bilge pollution.

  • Fischer Panda UK's electric drive solutions can include a Bellmarine electric drive system

    Electric drive systems have low noise


    Fischer Panda UK is seeing a growing demand for its electric drive solutions from the owners of inland waterways craft.

  • The Titania Parallel hybrid has been in operation since 2010 Photo: Hybrid Marine

    Hybrid Marine confident about climate targets


    Hybrid Marine''s Parallel System meets all the requirements of the Clean Marine Plan and satisfies any potential legislation governing zero emission zones.

  • Customers want an Airbnb type model for their hire boat holidays

    Additional turnaround days from ABC


    ABC Leisure Group owns and operates 14 inland waterway marinas as well as operating boats out of an additional six partner locations. The hire fleet is around 190 boats, but the company also operates around 100 boats for other organisations.

  • Wifionboard has launched a new antenna, that will allow connections to 4G and 5G

    New antenna from Wifionboard


    With the growth in live aboard and continuous cruising, the key issues for most boaters is the ability to connect to the internet.

  • PDMS has introduced floating dry docks for the inland waterways market

    Floating dry docks from PDMS


    P and D Marine Services (PDMS) is the boat lifting and handling arm of the Pontoon and Dock Company.

  • OEM's are looking at the cost versus benefit when it comes to onboard power

    Boaters bring boats up to standard


    Jeremy Usher, sales director Solar Technology, is noticing a ‘step change’ in power requirements onboard.