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  • 10 June 2013

    Deltares was host on 6 June to Ecuador’s Minister of Education, Science, Technology and Innovation. Minister Rene Ramirez, who was accompanied by Ecuador’s ambassador to the Netherlands, was visiting Deltares to be introduced to the Institute and to investigate openings for further collaboration. At present, Deltares is working in Ecuador on resolving flooding problems in […]

  • 8 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    DP World Group Chairman and CEO Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem recently met with Ecuador’s Minister of Foreign Trade, Pablo Campana, at the global trade enabler’s flagship Jebel Ali Port and Free Zone in Dubai. The visit follows the ground-breaking ceremony held in September this year to mark the start of DP World’s construction of a […]

  • 10 October 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The $538 million first phase of the new Deepwater Port of Posorja, Ecuador, is now completed and successfully operational, reports DP World. According to DP, the $538 million initial investment (Phase 1) included the purchase of land, dredging of a new access channel, a 20-kilometer access road and a 400-meter berth equipped to handle containers […]

  • 14 October 2020
    Business development

    Terminal Portuario de Guayaquil (TPG) in Ecuador, a subsidiary of SAAM Puertos, held a ceremony recently to inaugurate several port upgrades. These works included an expanded dock, additional dredging and reinforced infrastructure and equipment. At the ceremony, Ecuador’s Transportation Minister, Gabriel Martínez, said: “The 660-meter dock expansion at Terminal Portuaria de Guayaquil gives Ecuador competitive […]

  • 15 September 2020
    Technology

    Dragflow has just released these beautiful photos of their DRP120 remote controlled dredger, working in a mining sedimentation pond in Ecuador. Dragflow, together with its local partner JACOL – Ecuador (Andres Colomer Bolivar, Cecilia Lima, Juan Pablo Zañartu) has just finished the delivery and commissioning of a new remote control dredge equipped with a dredging […]

  • 4 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The International Hydrographic Organization (IHO) recently helped organize and deliver a workshop on the new S-100 standard in Ecuador. The workshop was coordinated by Instituto Oceanográfico de la Armada del Ecuador (INOCAR), which hosted members from the South East Pacific Hydrographic Commission (Peru, Colombia, Chile and Ecuador), as well as representatives from the International Centre […]

  • 14 December 2011

    Ecuador’s state-owned Manta port authority APM expects to launch and award a concession for a project to modernize and expand the… By Juan Andres Abarca (bnamericas) [mappress] Source: bnamericas, December 14, 2011;

  • 4 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    The President of Ecuador Lenín Moreno and DP World Group Chairman and CEO, Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem last week performed a ground-breaking ceremony to mark the start of construction of the first deep water port in Posorja, Ecuador. The ceremony follows the 50-year concession the company won last year from the Government of Ecuador to […]

  • 10 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (September 4-10, 2017).   Construction of Posorja Port in Ecuador Underway The President of Ecuador Lenín Moreno and DP World Group Chairman and CEO, Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem last week performed a ground-breaking ceremony to mark the start of construction […]

  • 28 October 2020
    Business development

    Contecon Guayaquil S.A. (CGSA) has signed an investment contract with the Ecuadorian state to further strengthen and develop the Port of Guayaquil. CGSA, International Container Terminal Services, Inc.’s (ICTSI) subsidiary in Ecuador, is investing USD18 million to boost the port’s capacity to handle neopanamax vessels – this project will include three stages.   Stage one will […]

  • 11 October 2011

    The president of Ecuador has signed a decree allowing the port of Manta to be offered as a single concession and an operator is expected to… (portstrategy) [mappress] Source: portstrategy, October 11, 2011;

  • 10 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    Yilport Holding, a Yildirim Group’s subsidiary, has secured a 50-year concession to run Puerto Bolivar Port in Machala City, Ecuador. This deal, signed on 8 August, marks the largest ever Turkish investment in Ecuador. Puerto Bolivar Port will be developed in five phases, worth $750 million, creating Latin America’s largest container terminal. During the first phase of the […]

  • 18 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    SAAM, the second-largest port operator in South America, has just announced that the port it has operated in Ecuador since 2006, Terminal Portuario Guayaquil (TPG), incorporated the facilities of the adjacent Trinipuerto terminal through a 40-year lease. Under the agreement, TPG will invest close to $60 million in new infrastructure in the following period. This […]

  • 20 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    Terminal Portuario Guayaquil (TPG), port operated by SAAM since 2006, began one of its most important projects in recent years, the extension of its dock by 120 meters. The works will increase the dock from its current 360 meters to 480 meters. In addition to the extension, the terminal is expanding its support areas and […]

  • 7 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    DP World has won a 50 year concession for the development of a greenfield multi-purpose port project at Posorja, Ecuador, 65 kilometers from the country’s main business city of Guayaquil. The $500 million initial investment (Phase 1) will include the purchase of land, dredging of a new access channel, a 20 kilometer access road and […]

  • 2 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Ecuadorian Ministry of Transport and Public Works gave its green light recently for the International Container Terminal Services’ largest port concession in the Americas – Contecon Guayaquil SA (CGSA) – to accommodate mega vessels of up to 305 meters in length at the Port of Guayaquil’s Berths 2 and 3. International Container Terminal Services said […]

  • 25 February 2014

    His Excellency Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem, DP World Chairman, today met with His Excellency Francisco Rivadeneira, Ecuadorian Minister of International Trade, and his accompanying high-level delegation. His Excellency was also welcomed by DP World Group CEO Mohammed Sharaf and other senior DP World officials. Talks covered matters of mutual interest to Ecuador and the UAE […]

  • 6 June 2011
    Business & Finance, Vessels

      The Ecuadorian president Mr Correa has kept his electoral promises to fight extensive flooding : the government has purchased 4 cutter suction dredgers and their auxiliaries. All equipment has been delivered and has partially been built locally. All dredgers are at work at various locations in Ecuador to guarantee dry feet to the locals. […]

  • 4 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    Deltares’ coastal morphodynamics expert, Alessio Giardino, was in Ecuador this month to train employees of INOCAR (the Oceanographic Institute of the Navy) on the use of the Delft3D software. The particular focus was on projects related to sediment management in the marine and coastal environment. The training consisted of several topics within Delft3D: hydrodynamics, waves, sediment […]

  • 5 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    Guayaquil, a city situated on the Guayas River and the most important port in Ecuador, has often suffered flooding due to its location and urban growth. With a tidal range of 3.5 meters and severe squalls, water management of the city is one of the authorities’ biggest worries. Sedimentation in the Guayas River is considered […]

  • 6 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    With 9-day consecutive efforts, China International Water & Electric Corporation (CWE) completed the flood control and emergency works of the Canar Flood Control Project on the Tixay River in Ecuador. The Tixay River, located at the upper reaches of the San Francisco River, Naranjal City, has become an aboveground river as its bed height exceeds […]

  • 15 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    Contecon Guayaquil, the Ecuadorian subsidiary of International Container Terminal Services, Inc. (ICTSI), set a new operational benchmark after servicing the largest ship to dock in Ecuador – the 10,010-TEU neo-Panamax CMA CGM Cochin. According to the ICTSI’s latest announcement, “the vessel’s arrival highlights the importance of the recent dredging of the 95-kilometer main access channel […]

  • 21 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    Reduce urban water risks by including wetlands as natural buffers in cities and their surrounding landscapes. This was the message by Chief executive officer Jane Madgwick of Wetlands International at the start of the United Nations’ Habitat III global summit in Quito, Ecuador on 17 October. Mrs Madgwick is part of the official Dutch delegation […]

  • 20 November 2012
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Local authorities in the municipality of Colta, Ecuador recently purchased an IMS Model 5012 LP Versi-Dredge with 12 in. (305mm) discharge, newly-developed patent pending Razor Tooth WeedmasterTM Cutterhead aquatic plant harvester and interchangeable horizontal cutterhead. The dredge was delivered in September, where its launch was attended by Ecuador’s minister of environment. The officials were faced […]

  • 22 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    Terminal Portuario Guayaquil (TPG) achieved a record in Ecuadorian and regional port history on January 17 by welcoming the largest vessel to ever dock at a Latin American port and inaugurating the recently completed works to deepen the sea and estuary access channels that connect the sea buoy with the port terminals.  Commenting the latest […]

  • 6 December 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

      The Municipality of Guayaquil and Jan De Nul Group have just signed the concession agreement for the deepening and maintenance of the 95 kilometer long access channel to the port of Guayaquil. The contract was awarded on 5 October 2018 and the official signing ceremony took place yesterday, at the Municipality of Guayaquil. “This […]