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  • 14 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The selected route for the Grand Canal of Nicaragua was announced at a conference held at the Hotel Intercontinental Managua on July 7, 2014. Telemaco Talavera, spokesperson for the Canal Project, chaired the conference and delivered the opening speech. He said that the Grand Canal has a very important meaning for the future of Nicaragua, […]

  • 21 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Panama Canal Expansion has reached another important milestone with the transfer of the first gates to the new locks complex in the Atlantic side. “This is a very important operation because it involved the first movement of the gates from the special dock where they were unloaded to the lower chamber of the new […]

  • 22 February 2013

    Chairman of the Suez Canal Authority Mohab Mamesh said yesterday that the people of Canal cities did not commit any hostile act against the Canal’s waterway or facilities. During the signing of a contract between Alexandria Port Authority and Timsah Shipbuilding Company – a subsidiary of the Suez Canal Authority – to build two tugboats […]

  • 1 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Panama Canal yesterday celebrated its 15 year anniversary under the leadership of the Panamanian Administration. During this period, the Panama Canal Authority (ACP) has proven its ability to efficiently operate the waterway, while providing a crucial service to global maritime trade and contributing to Panama’s development.   A Cutting-Edge Canal Since 1999, the Canal […]

  • 11 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    As part of the ongoing conversations with the shipping industry, a Panama Canal Authority (ACP) delegation headed by Administrator Jorge L. Quijano met with the International Association Of Independent Tanker Owners (Intertanko) and the International Association Of Dry Cargo Shipowners (Intercargo) in London. This meeting is part of the permanent dialogue that the Panama Canal […]

  • 12 May 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Van Oord: First Awards for “Stingray” Van Oord has been awarded two pipe lay projects for its new shallow water pipe lay vessel Stingray.   Philippines: Boskalis Wins Important Contract Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V., has been awarded a contract by Shell Philippines Exploration B.V. for the installation of an offshore Depletion Compression Platform for the […]

  • 19 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    A group of international scientists have released their findings about a proposed trans-isthmus shipping canal in Nicaragua, raising concerns about environmental impact and lack of information. The mega project would be built by the Nicaraguan government with the Hong Kong Nicaragua Canal Development Company (HKND) and would exceed the Panama Canal in both size and […]

  • 6 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The ACP demanded that Grupo Unidos por el Canal (GUPC), the consortium in charge of the construction of the third set of locks, resume work on the project as required by the contract. After two weeks of negotiations, which saw production levels drop to 25%, almost all activity has ceased. The Canal Administrator, Jorge Quijano, […]

  • 16 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Panama Canal celebrated yesterday 102 years of successful operations and service to the global maritime community, just one day after welcoming its 100th transit through the expanded waterway. Less than two months following the Expanded Canal’s historic June 26 Inauguration, the Neopanamax vessel Hanjin Xiamen became the 100th vessel to transit the new locks, […]

  • 13 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    The container vessel COSCO Shipping Panama is now on its way to Panama to make history – the inaugural transit of the Expanded Panama Canal on Sunday, June 26. During the inauguration, COSCO Shipping Panama will transit Agua Clara Locks on the Atlantic side during the early morning and Cocoli Locks in the afternoon. The regular schedule […]

  • 16 December 2011
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Diversified industrial manufacturer Eaton Corporation has been awarded a three-year, $27 million contract to provide the equipment design, electrical assemblies and engineering services for the distribution and control of electrical power across the Atlantic and Pacific sites of the expanded Panama Canal. The work will be conducted in conjunction with Grupo Unidos por el Canal, […]

  • 6 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    In 2013, together with Colombian Partner Gómez Cajiao, Royal HaskoningDHV was appointed by the Government of Colombia for the restructuring of the 120km Canal del Dique. The project is now in the final review stage before completion, which is currently scheduled for February 2017. The challenges around the project included restoring and preserving the ecological […]

  • 21 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) has conducted another successful trial transit in the Expanded Canal. The transiting vessel, a U.S.-built crane ship named the Oceanus, was maneuvered through the Pacific-facing Cocoli Locks by Panama Canal Pilots Fernando Jaén and Ricardo Varela. The Inauguration of the Expanded Panama Canal will take place on Sunday, June 26 […]

  • 14 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    The five international financial institutions partially financing the Panama Canal Expansion Program traveled to Panama last week to see the 96.6 percent progress made thus far. During their three-day visit to the Canal, representatives were guided through the Agua Clara and Cocoli locks, as well as the fourth phase of the Pacific Access Channel (PAC-4). […]

  • 18 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The largest infrastructure project since the waterway’s original construction, the Panama Canal Expansion Program will create a new lane of traffic along the Canal through the construction of a new set of locks. The new locks will have three chambers, water-saving basins, lateral filling and emptying system and rolling gates. After the expansion the Post-Panamax […]

  • 13 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The largest infrastructure project since the waterway’s original construction, the Panama Canal Expansion Program will create a new lane of traffic along the Canal through the construction of a new set of locks. The new locks will have three chambers, water-saving basins, lateral filling and emptying system and rolling gates.   After the expansion the […]

  • 24 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Upon request of the Superior Council of the Private Enterprise (COSEP), a group of top managers and engineers from HKND and ERM recently made a four hour long presentation to more than 200 members of COSEP and the Nicaraguan Council of Small and Medium Enterprises (CONIMIPYME) on the Integrated Development Project of the Grand Canal of Nicaragua. […]

  • 20 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The MacArtney Underwater Technology Group recently supplied a series of water quality monitor (WQM) instruments from Sea-Bird Scientific for monitoring and modelling project in the Kiel Canal, Northern Germany. The world’s busiest artificial waterway, the Kiel Canal, links the North Sea with the Baltic. The canal constitutes the safest, most convenient, shortest and cheapest shipping route between the […]

  • 21 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Panama Canal Expansion Project, nearing its completion, is based on six years of research, which included more than 100 studies on the economic feasibility, market demand, environmental impact and other technical engineering aspects. To date, the Expansion Program is 88 percent complete. After the expansion, the Post-Panamax vessels will be able to transit through […]

  • 29 June 2012

    Making repairs and dredging the Albany-Santiam Canal between Seventh Avenue and the Union Pacific Railroad track crossing will begin shortly after Sept. 1., reports democratherald.com. The Albany City Council this week awarded the contract to Richard Phillips Marine. The contractor has previous dredging experience. Albany-Santiam Canal works include removing sediment, plants and other debris to […]

  • 25 August 2010

    Panama Canal Authority (ACP) which operates and maintains the Panama Canal recently unveiled a model of the D’Artagnan dredger during a ceremony at the Panama Canal’s Miraflores Visitors’ Center. The D’Artagnan will be the most powerful self-propelled heavy duty cutter suction dredger in the world, with its special design for cutting rocks and sand dredging. […]

  • 31 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Panama Canal Board of Directors this week formally approved the development and construction of a transshipment port in Panama’s Corozal region. Upon completion, the port will have the capacity to handle more than five million TEUs within a 120-hectare area at the Canal’s entrance to the Pacific. The project is now awaiting the final […]

  • 8 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Panama Canal Expansion is the largest project at the Canal since its original construction. The project will create a new lane of traffic along the Canal through the construction of a new set of locks, doubling the waterway’s capacity. The existing locks allow the passage of vessels that can carry up to 5,000 TEUs. […]

  • 10 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Panama Canal Expansion is the largest project at the Canal since its original construction. To date, the Expansion Program is 88 percent complete. The project will create a new lane of traffic along the Canal through the construction of a new set of locks, doubling the waterway’s capacity. The existing locks allow the passage of […]

  • 7 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    Invited and sponsored by Mr. Wang Jing, Chairman and CEO of HKND Group, a 21-member delegation from Nicaragua paid a week-long visit to China from October 19-26, 2013. The group of businessmen, academics and politicians toured Beijing, Xuzhou, Wuhan, Yichang and Hong Kong respectively for a fact-finding mission. After winding up the trip, all delegates […]

  • 24 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) announced yesterday that the Panama Canal Expansion will be officially inaugurated on Sunday, June 26, 2016. The announcement was made during the inauguration ceremony of the Canal’s state-of-the-art Scale Model Maneuvering Training Facility. The President of Panama, Juan Carlos Verela, was in attendance at the inauguration ceremony, along with the Panama […]