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  • 29 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    In the context of the Inter-American Committee (CIP) Secretariat’s Capacity Building Program, the Organization of American States (OAS) and Piedroba Consulting Group (PCG) have decided to partner with the Port of Buenos Aires, Argentina to offer an Executive Dredging Seminar on November 14-15. This day-and-a-half Seminar is geared toward Port CEO’s, General Managers, Executives, Engineers, […]

  • 27 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    Jan De Nul Group said in its latest announcement that they won major contracts in two Argentinean ports in the course of June 2018. The first contract for the 50-feet deepening dredging works of the Port of Quequén was signed with Jan De Nul on 1 June 2018. According to the company’s release, the second […]

  • 12 December 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dragflow, an Italian manufacturer of heavy duty pumps and complete dredging equipment, recently delivered two electric submersible pumps EL12.5SS with high pressure water jets to Argentina. According to Dragflow, these pumps are capable to discharge 50m³/h flow rate with a solid concentration over 50% by volume. “The end user, an Argentinian company providing services to the oil industry, […]

  • 20 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dredge Yard, dedicated to the dredging and mining industries, will take part at the Latin American Congress of Ports annual meeting that will be held in less than a week in Puerto Iguazú in Argentina. The company’s objectives are to showcase its latest innovations in realm of dredging and mining equipment, to exchange the ideas and experiences […]

  • 25 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Navis, the global technology standard for managing the movement of cargo through terminals, announced that DP World’s Terminales Rio de la Plata (TRP), the largest container facility in Argentina, successfully went live on the Navis N4 terminal operating system (TOS). “In order to take our operations to the next level and position our terminal for […]

  • 24 February 2014

    General Ports Administration, state company running the port of Buenos Aires has inked a contract to adapt the port to cope with the dominant new generation of giant ships, reports buenosairesherald. AGP aims to spend US$700 million to adapt the port of Buenos Aires to the Panama Canal parameters. The plans to upgrade the port […]

  • 21 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    A high level delegation from Argentina led by the Vice President, His Excellency Amado Boudou, today visited DP World headquarters in Jebel Ali and was welcomed by Mohammed Sharaf, Group Chief Executive Officer, DP World. Accompanied by  H.E. Ruben Caro, Argentina’s Ambassador to the UAE, the delegation comprised Romano Eduardo, Personal Secretary of Vice President, […]

  • 1 August 2013
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    On July 25th the largest vessel to ever call the Port of Buenos Aires, the 332 meter-long Hamburg Süd Cap San Nicholas, discharged approximately 800 containers at the APM Terminals Terminal 4 facility. The 9,700 TEU capacity vessel is equipped with 2,100 reefer plugs, making these the largest reefer capacity ships in the global fleet. “We […]

  • 16 October 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    In mid-2013, Delft-FEWS, the Deltares hydrological forecasting system, will be operational on the Salto Grande dam on the Uruguay/Argentina border. During the last fortnight, two hydrologists from the Comisión Técnica Mixta de Salto Grande (CTM), the organisation that manages the dam, were at Deltares in Delft to train with the system. CTM will be using […]

  • 2 October 2012

    Argentina’s authorities have introduced a plan to award US$160m concession for the new Santa Fe multi-purpose fluvial terminal in 2013. “We aim to call an international tender either in October or November in order to award the contract in 2013,” stated Marcelo Vorobiof, the Ente Administrador Puerto Santa Fe President. According to bnamericas.com, the 33-year […]

  • 18 September 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Liebherr Container Cranes Ltd. has recently commissioned its eighth ship to shore container crane at Exolgan Container Terminal in Buenos Aires. The Liebherr crane was officially welcomed to Exolgan in a ceremony at the terminal which saw participation of the president of Argentina, Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner along with local dignitaries and representatives from Exolgan. […]

  • 31 July 2012

    President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner took off to Brasilia on Monday afternoon to attend the Mercosur Summit, reports buenosairesherald.com. Once there, Fernández de Kirchner will meet with his Uruguayan counterpart, José “Pepe” Mujica, amid the controversy triggered over the case of irregularities in the dredging of the Martín García Channel in the Río de La […]

  • 29 February 2012
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Argentinian towage and harbour company Remolcadores Unidos Argentinos (RUA) has just taken delivery of the ‘RUA Cap. Lucio R’, a Damen ASD 2810 tug. Although Damen’s tugs have operated in Argentina before, this vessel is the first time a Damen tug is owned by an Argentinian company. Established in 1967 and based in Buenos Aires, […]

  • 23 February 2012

      Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. has been awarded a contract for capital and maintenance dredging in the port of Bahia Blanca, Argentina. The contract value is approximately EUR 90 million and was acquired together with the Jan de Nul Group. Boskalis’ share of the total contract is approximately EUR 55 million. The project scope includes […]

  • 13 February 2012

      The President of Argentina, HE Cristina Fernández de Kirchner, has met HE Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem, Chairman, DP World, together with a high-level delegation, to discuss further enhancing mutual cooperation. Present at the meeting were also UAE Ambassador to Argentina, Mohammed Essa Al Qattam Al Zaabi, and Argentina Minister of Tourism Mr. Enrique Meyer. […]

  • 21 October 2011

    The pro-secretary to the Uruguayan Presidency, Diego Canepa, described the relations between his country and Argentina as excellent… (plenglish) [mappress] Source: plenglish, October 21, 2011;

  • 14 October 2011

    Representatives from Uruguay and Argentina approved conditions for the tender in the framework of the Administrative Committee of the River…   (mercopress) [mappress] Source: mercopress, October 14, 2011;

  • 14 September 2011
    Business & Finance

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) has been awarded a contract worth approximately € 30 million to provide and install a submarine fiber optic cable across the Strait of Magellan, Argentina. The contract was awarded by the state-owned corporation AR-SAT (Empresa Argentina de Soluciones Satelitales S.A.). The fiber optic cable, which will be used for internet […]

  • 2 September 2011

    Uruguayan President Jose Mujica extolled the improvement in relations with Argentina since he assumed power on March 1, 2010…   (plenglish) [mappress] Source: plenglish, September 2, 2011;

  • 8 August 2011
    Project & Tenders

    First phase of terminal will add 450,000 TEUs of capacity to Port of La Plata. International Container Terminal Services will complete the… (joc) [mappress] Source: joc, August 8, 2011

  • 2 August 2011
    Project & Tenders

    Mujica will be travelling with several cabinet ministers and the priority of the bilateral meeting is preparing the bid papers for the… (mercopress) [mappress] Source: mercopress, August 2, 2011

  • 18 March 2011

    “The Joint Statement prompts the speeding up of trade matters and the improvement and expansion of bilateral trade. More info: mercopress [mappress] Source: mercopress, March 18, 2011  

  • 6 September 2010

    The government moved ahead last week with the project to dredge and buoy the Paraná River up to its confluence with the Paraguay River, a… (buenosairesherald) [mappress] Source: buenosairesherald, September 7, 2010;

  • 8 July 2010

    The private operators of Argentina’s Zarate port terminal have signed a loan agreement for up to US$14mn with the Inter-American … [mappress] Source: Business News Americas, July 8, 2010;

  • 6 April 2010

    Uruguayan President José Mujica made a surprise visit to President Cristina Fernandez. Aníbal Fernández was the spokesman of the meeting between the leaders and said the issues discussed were the purchase of gas from Bolivia and port dredging… [mappress] Source:momento24,April 6,2010;

  • 18 November 2009
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Companies in Argentina have started building a key natural gas pipeline to connect two areas near the Straits of Magellan in southern Argentina, the gas regulator, Enargas, said in a statement Sunday… Source: Downstream Today, November 16, 2009

  • 16 June 2020
    Infrastructure, Vessels

    Damen Cutter Suction Dredger, type CSD500, the La Portuaria is currently busy on a new dredging project in Argentina. Work on this dredging project started in early May. Relocated by truck to the Río Salado, the La Portuaria was assembled on a sloping river bank to be pulled into the river. The new dredging job […]

  • 8 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (December 2 – December 8, 2019).   Officials Secure $100 Million for Mississippi River Emergency Dredging U.S. Representatives Angie Craig, Betty McCollum and Ron Kind have successfully secured emergency funding for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) to address […]

  • 3 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    DEME Group’s trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) ‘Minerva’ is currently working on the Canal Martín García, located between Uruguay and Argentina. This dredging contract carries a total value for the 50/50 joint venture with Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. of approximately EUR 110 million. The JV project takes up to five years and consists of the […]