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  • 28 May 2020
  • 23 December 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The new mining wheel suction dredger for Mineros Aluvial SAS, the DRAGA 20: BIJAO, is ready for transport to Colombia, Royal IHC said in their latest announcement.  Loaded on a pontoon, the electric, dismountable wheel dredger will make her way to Antwerp where she shall be loaded on a transport vessel bound for Cartagena. “After […]

  • 24 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    DSC Dredge, a Reserve, Louisiana, based dredge manufacturer, hosted a Colombian delegation from the ports and rivers authorities on Thursday, June 20th. During their visit to Louisiana, this group spent time learning more about inland waterways, river ports, and how the dredging operations support these works. According to a DSC’s official announcement, the U.S. Commercial […]

  • 15 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    During La Niña in December 2010, the banks along the Canal del Dique burst, flooding dozens of villages, rendering almost 100,000 people homeless and destroying crops and important infrastructure. The Government of Colombia wanted to address flooding and negative environmental impacts around the Canal del Dique, a 400-year old, 114 km-long navigation route connecting Cartagena […]

  • 2 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    In order to restore an ecological condition and biodiversity and to secure the availability of clean drinking water and irrigation water for local communities, the Colombian Government has established a strategic plan for restoring the Lake Fuquene, in the north of Cundinamarca, Colombia. The Autonomous Environmental Corporation of Cundinamarca – CAR was designated to be responsible […]

  • 20 August 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A new software for Cutter Suction Dredges CSDs named the PowerDredge has been launched recently in Barranquilla, Colombia. According to the developer, Vladimir Arias, this project tries to offer a minimalist and easy-to-use software to the CSD market. “PowerDredge is your partner in dredging quality assurance; If you can’t offer dredging quality, your client’s projects are in […]

  • 22 July 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Royal Port S.A. has commissioned international engineering and consultancy firm Witteveen+Bos to conduct a feasibility study for an entirely new port on the mouth of the Magdalena River, near the city of Barranquilla in Colombia. Royal Port wants to use the study to obtain the required port concession from river management authority Cormagdalena. For this […]

  • 9 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    Minister Schultz van Haegen (Infrastructure and the Environment) strengthened cooperation with Colombia in the field of integrated water management last week. During the visit, she was accompanied by a delegation representing fifteen Dutch companies. In addition to expanding existing good relations, the aim of the mission was to provide a clearer picture of what the […]

  • 4 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    Siport21 has shown the nautical studies developed in Colombian Ports (Cartagena, Buenaventura and Aguadulce) during the celebration of the first PIANC Congress in Colombia. The principal aim of these projects was to support the design of new channels and terminals as well as improve the accessibility of new vessels at their facilities. The company has carried out studies […]

  • 3 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    Minister Schultz van Haegen of Infrastructure and the Environment is in Colombia this week, leading an economic mission that includes representatives from seventeen Dutch companies and organisations, including Deltares. Alongside the primary focus on integrated water management, there will also be opportunities to look at harbor development, inland shipping and urban development. The Netherlands has […]

  • 28 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Deltares is a member of the Dutch-Colombian consortium that is advising the Colombian Ministry of Environment (MADS) on the development of a master plan to protect the coast. The Colombian government is looking for a sustainable and integrated long-term vision for the coast that also takes climate change into account adequately. To counteract coastal erosion, […]

  • 14 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    A Dutch-Colombian consortium, led by consultancy firm Arcadis, will advise the Ministry of Environment and Sustainable Development (MADS) in Colombia on the development of a master plan for the protection of the country’s coast. The consortium will closely work with Colombian stakeholders to reach a consensus analysis, a vision and measures to combat coastal erosion. Also part […]

  • 14 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    The South Korean and Colombian governments are now cooperating on developing container terminals, ports and intelligent transportation systems. The Ministry of Ocean and Fisheries decided to conduct a business feasibility study on the Port of Buenaventura, Colombia’s second biggest harbor located on the Pacific shore. The ministry will inspect the port and its surrounding areas […]

  • 18 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Three countries have announced their intention to form a coalition for a global advocacy for large delta areas. The new initiative was discussed at the UN World conference on disaster risk reduction on 16 March. The tentative name is Delta coalition and the launching countries are Colombia, Japan and the Netherlands. Parliamentary vice-minister Kenichiro Euno […]

  • 1 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

      The ‘Colombian-Dutch Dialogues’ will start today and last until 4 December 2014 in the coastal city of Santa Marta, Colombia. Dutch water experts will debate an urgent erosion problem affecting the Caribbean coast of Colombia. The event will be led by international engineering and consultancy firm Witteveen+Bos. Experts of Witteveen+Bos and other Dutch water […]

  • 17 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Policymakers from a range of national Colombian government authorities visited Deltares last week for a knowledge-exchange program about water management. The emphasis was on governance aspects, the planning process and the use of information from model studies. The participants included Claudia Pineda, the water director of the Ministry of the Environment and Sustainable Development, and […]

  • 13 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    In December 2013 Konecranes received an order for six Rubber Tired Gantry (RTG) cranes from Sociedad Portuaria Terminal de Contenedores de Buenaventura, S.A. (TCBUEN) in Colombia. This will be Konecranes’ first delivery of container handling cranes to Colombia. “We are very enthusiastic about this first order to TCBUEN and Colombia. TCBUEN is part of Grup […]

  • 9 August 2013

    During the Council of Ministers held in Neiva, President Juan Manuel Santos signed the document that gives life CONPES Plan Magdalena River Navigability, main waterway of the country for the transport of cargo and passengers. This project will promote multimodal transport and logistics development, ensuring environmental sustainability and comprehensive utilization of water resources. The structured […]

  • 6 August 2013

    International consultancy, engineering and project management service provider Royal HaskoningDHV is leading a consortium commissioned by Fondo Adaptación Colombia to rehabilitate the almost 400 year old and 120 km long Canal del Dique in Colombia, a navigation route of major socio-economic importance. By designing effective flood control measures, 1.5 million people living in the region […]

  • 26 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The XXII Latin American Congress of Ports Colombia 2013, organized by the American Association of Port Authorities, will be held in the city of Bogotá, June 25th to 28th, 2013. Authorities and Executives from International Private Terminals, Maritime and Naval Businessmen, Suppliers, Public Officials, Professionals, and the AAPA Leaders will be attending the most important […]

  • 25 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The ‘tipping point analysis’ approach developed by Deltares is due for introduction in Colombia. The South American country wants to be properly prepared for climate change in the future and for managing the impact on the water system. Policymakers can use the ‘tipping point analysis’ to decide in good time which investments are needed for […]

  • 20 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The XXII Latin American Congress of Ports Colombia 2013, organized by the American Association of Port Authorities, will be held in the city of Bogotá, June 25th to 28th, 2013. Authorities and Executives from International Private Terminals, Maritime and Naval Businessmen, Suppliers, Public Officials, Professionals, and the AAPA Leaders will be attending the most important […]

  • 13 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    IMS recently announced that it has sold two IMS Model 5012 LP Versi-Dredges to a contractor in Colombia. One of these dredgers is currently working on a major government-funded clean up project on the highly contaminated Bogota River. “Our hands on approach to solving our clientele’s complex problems and providing them with top notch after […]

  • 19 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Organizing Committee of the American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) tunes up all the arrangements for a new edition of the Latin American Congress of Ports that will take place in Bogotá, Colombia, from June 25th to 28th, 2013, under the motto: “The Integration of Latin American Ports with the World in the Era […]

  • 13 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    Together with UNESCO-IHE, Deltares organised a coastal erosion course in Delft this week for a group of Colombians from research institutions and a number of regional government authorities. The course consists of passing on information, but there are also workshops during which possible solutions are being elaborated for tackling the erosion in seven coastal areas […]

  • 11 September 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Project management, consultancy and engineering service provider Royal HaskoningDHV has been commissioned by NL Agency to study the 18 km long Agua Blanca dike near Cali in Colombia. The dike protects Colombia’s third-largest city against flooding from the nearby Cauca River, but is very old. Colombia was hit by severe flooding in 2010 and in […]

  • 15 August 2012

    In early August, a Dutch water mission presented its recommendations about how to improve flood protection in the La Mojana river basin in Colombia. The mission was led by Erik Mosselman, a Deltares river expert. The mission’s suggestions were welcomed by the Colombian government and they will be implemented during the next eighteen months, opening […]

  • 14 August 2012

    Pacific Rubiales Energy Corp. has announced that it has purchased an additional 50 million common shares in the capital of Pacific Infrastructure Inc. at a price of U.S.$1.00 per share for an aggregate investment of U.S.$50 million. This latest investment by the Company in Pacific Infrastructure has been made in connection with a letter of […]

  • 15 March 2012

    As Platts reports, the construction of Colombia’s first deep-water river coal port near Barranquilla will begin by year’s end, general manager of project operator Sociedad Portuaria de Bocas de Ceniza Rosy del Dago said. The Superpuerto project is to be built at the mouth of the Magdalena River and part of this project includes dredging […]