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  • 23 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Greater Lafourche Port Commission (GLPC) was recognized for its distinguished record as a dedicated steward of Louisiana’s coastal lands by the Coalition to Restore Coastal Louisiana (CRCL). GLPC was presented with a Coastal Stewardship award at the 2014 CRCL Awards Banquet on May 9, 2014. “We were pleased to have been nominated by Restore […]

  • 30 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Greater Lafourche Port Commission (GLPC) is moving forward with its plans to develop the next generation of deepwater port facilities at Port Fourchon. A separate Memorandum of Understanding between GLPC and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), New Orleans District, was signed recently after nearly two years of discussion and negotiation, allowing GLPC to […]

  • 14 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Greater Lafourche Port Commission (GLPC) took a major step forward in its plans to develop the next generation of Deepwater port facilities at Port Fourchon, thanks to an agreement signed by the Edward Wisner Donation Trust granting GLPC a lease of over 900 acres of property immediately south of the port. Also, this week, […]

  • 17 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Greater Lafourche Port Commission (GLPC) has formally entered in to an Assumption of Maintenance Agreement with the US Army Corps of Engineers to extend the reach of the federally-maintained channel in Bayou Lafourche. “This agreement is the culmination of over five years of work to demonstrate to the Corps and the nation the benefits […]

  • 16 September 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (September 10 – 16, 2018).   Florida ICWW Dredging Plan Introduced The Florida Inland Navigation District will be receiving sealed bids for the construction of the Intracoastal Waterway Maintenance Dredging project at its offices in Jupiter, Florida until 2 PM, […]

  • 6 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Greater Lafourche Port Commission has announced the completion of the NE Slip C 1671 Linear Feet Bulkhead Project, which adds nearly a 1/3-mile of additional waterfront property for prospective tenants to operate from. The cost of the bulkhead project was more than $11 million with better than $9.2 million of this coming via the […]

  • 16 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Greater Lafourche Port Commission (GLPC) has announced the completion of the bucket dredging phase in Slip D, the latest development in Port Fourchon’s Northern Expansion area. The initial dredging of Port Fourchon’s new Slip D, which broke ground less than one year ago, is the most recent benchmark completed in the progression of the […]

  • 9 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Construction of the much-anticipated Leeville Boat Launch will begin next week, with completion projected for late October. The $1.1 million recreational facility will be located at the site of the old Leeville draw bridge. The first phase will accommodate about 60 trucks with boat trailers, two 30 ft.-wide concrete ramps and a kayak launching area. […]

  • 19 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    GUPC, the consortium of leading international construction firms, has signaled hope for an agreement with ACP to resolve the funding issues affecting for the Third Set of Locks Panama Canal expansion project. While cautioning that there are still issues to be resolved, GUPC confirmed that talks with ACP are ongoing and expected to continue. GUPC […]

  • 6 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The international consortium of leading infrastructure firms constructing the Panama Canal third set of locks expansion project continues to seek a solution for funding the completion of the project and completion of the works in 2015, even as the Autoridad del Canal de Panama (ACP) broke off negotiations, announced gupc.com.pa. The break in negotiations puts the […]

  • 15 November 2012

    A lawsuit was filed in Miami-Dade County Circuit Court on behalf of Plaintiff Ferguson Enterprises, Inc. against Grupo Unidos Por El Canal, S.A., a consortium of leading construction companies. The group includes Spain’s Sacyr Vallehermoso, Italy’s Impregilo, Belgium’s Jan de Nul and Panama’s Constructora Urbana (Cusa). GUPC is based in Panama City, Panama. The consortium […]

  • 7 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    To the best interest of each of the parties involved and abiding by the contract, the Panama Canal Authority (ACP) issued a proposal to the contractor of the new locks, Grupo Unidos por El Canal S.A. (GUPC), for the joint contribution of $283 million to the project by the contractor and ACP. This contribution would […]

  • 6 September 2010

    Lyttelton Port of Christchurch (LPC) is fully operational following an extensive assessment by structural engineers. LPC has however sustained significant damage from Saturday morning’s 7.1 magnitude earthquake, centered approximately 40 kilometres from the port. The cost to repair the damage to the port is likely to be tens of millions of dollars. Following the earthquake […]

  • 6 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    After analyzing the letter received on December 30, 2013 by the new locks contractor Grupo Unidos por el Canal, S.A. (GUPC), which was made public on January 1 by GUPC, the Panama Canal Authority (ACP) determined that it is not valid and that the arguments raised by the contractor in the note lack legal basis […]

  • 10 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    GUPC has announced that they will continue its efforts to find a solution and reach an agreement with ACP, and has delivered a new proposal that takes into account the concerns of ACP while providing funding necessary to finish the Third Set of Locks project. Pending an agreement, works on the Third Set of Locks […]

  • 11 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Gladstone Ports Corporation Limited (GPC) is lodging a complaint with the Australian Press Council against The Australian newspaper for misleading and false allegations. The Australian newspaper on the 16th, 18,h and 25th of February 2013 published four articles claiming GPC had committed a number of breaches of conditions in its conduct of the Western Basin […]

  • 21 March 2014

    The agreement between the Panama Canal Authority (ACP) and Grupo Unidos por el Canal. S.A. (GUPC) takes effect after being signed by all the parties. As announced on February 27, the agreement falls within the terms of the Contract for the Design and Construction of the Third Set of Locks and does not include any […]

  • 19 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    Following a significant rainfall in Bundaberg during October and November 2017, Gladstone Ports Corporation (GPC) is currently undertaking shipping channel restoration works at the Port of Bundaberg. The subsequent build-up of sediment in the port’s main shipping berth and the inner reach of the shipping channel has severely hindered the berthing and movement of commercial […]

  • 15 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Lyttelton Port of Christchurch (LPC) has just started its baseline water quality monitoring program for its proposed Channel Deepening Project, the largest environmental monitoring program ever undertaken for a dredging project in New Zealand. LPC is planning to dredge the shipping channel in Lyttelton Harbor/Te Whakaraupō to deepen it in preparation for the visits of larger container […]

  • 8 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) sent its counterproposal to the Grupo Unidos por el Canal S.A. (GUPC) that will enable the continuation of work in the new locks project. The proposal does not increase the contract price or accepts any of the claims, which must be presented following the mechanisms established in the contract. It is based […]

  • 29 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) has announced that a meeting between ACP, Zurich American and Grupo Unidos por el Canal, S.A. (GUPC) (formed by the companies Sacyr Vallehermoso, S.A., Impregilo, S.p.A., Jan de Nul Group and Constructora Urbana, S.A. (CUSA)), took place yesterday. The parties agreed to continue the meeting today to further evaluate options to […]

  • 20 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The new locks contractor Grupo Unidos por el Canal, S.A. (GUPC) yesterday accepted Panama Canal Authority’s (ACP) repeated request and agreed to restart the construction of the Third Set of Locks project today. GUPC is formed by companies Sacyr Vallehermoso, S.A (Spain), Impregilo, S.p.A. (Italy), Jan de Nul Group and Constructora Urbana, S.A. (CUSA) (Panama). […]

  • 8 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The suspension of productive work on the Panama Canal’s Third Set of Locks Project that began on April 23rd, after a decision made by the Construction Workers Union (SUNTRACS for its initials in Spanish) while negotiating working conditions with the Panamanian Chamber of Construction (CAPAC), is keeping the construction paralyzed. Once this strike call is […]

  • 15 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    Gladstone Ports Corporation (GPC) has just announced that there will be a bit more action in the Gladstone Marina than normal in the coming months. GPC will be undertaking essential maintenance works in the Gladstone Marina throughout May, including maintenance dredging and pile replacements. Maintenance dredging is undertaken in the marina every five years to […]

  • 19 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Gladstone Ports Corporation (GPC) has not breached any conditions of the Western Basin Dredging and Disposal Project (WBDDP) license. The Western Basin project has over 600 project conditions which provide a comprehensive set of environmental requirements set by the Commonwealth and State governments. GPC meets these conditions including all audit requirements. Regular and ongoing […]

  • 14 August 2012

    The GUPC Consortium is claiming $573 million from the Panama Canal Authority for breach of contract, reports newsroompanama.com. Ricardo Gonzalez, the Project Manager, said: “We’re not asking for anything more or less.” Alemán Zubieta, the Chief Executive Officer of the Panama Canal Authority, stated that complaints are normal when the contractor faces different conditions and […]