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  • 27 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    After seven years of construction, the Expanded Panama Canal is now officially open for business. The official inauguration was held yesterday, June 26th 2016, with the Panamanian President Juan Carlos Varela, Panama Canal Administrator and CEO Jorge L. Quijano, together with Canal employees, heads of state and dignitaries from around the world, attending the ceremony. The inaugural transit […]

  • 18 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    In little over two months’ time, the Inauguration Ceremony of the new Panama Canal will mark the completion of the largest infrastructure undertaking in the waterway since the original canal construction back in 1914. The official opening ceremony of the expanded canal will take place on Sunday, June 26th 2016, reports the Panama Canal Authority (ACP). The project was initially set […]

  • 1 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Dutch Prime Minister, Mr. Mark Rutte will from Friday 10 to Sunday 12 April 2015 visit Panama, having been invited by President Juan Carlos Varela to attend the Summit of the Americas, the triennial summit of the Organization of American States. Mr Rutte’s visit will also focus on strengthening the Netherlands’ economic ties with Panama. […]

  • 28 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    PSA Panama International Terminal (PSA Panama) held a groundbreaking ceremony two days ago to commemorate the expansion works for Phase 2 of its container terminal located on the west bank of the Panama Canal. The ceremony was graced by the President of Panama His Excellency Juan Carlos Varela, Mr Jorge Barakat, Administrator of the Panama Maritime Authority (AMP) and […]

  • 19 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Panama Maritime Authority (AMP) yesterday held a kick-off ceremony for the construction of the new Amador Cruise Port, Jan De Nul said in their latest announcement. A complete new cruise terminal at the Pacific Side of Panama will be built over the next 18 months. The design and construction of the Amador cruise terminal, at […]

  • 13 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Panama Canal Expansion reached another major milestone with yesterday’s arrival of the final shipment of gates. The gates for the new locks will be used for the Atlantic side of the project, two gates, and two for the Pacific. The four gates arrived on board the Post-Panamax vessel Xia Zhi Yuan 6, owned by COSCO Ocean Shipping, after […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 1 April 2012

      The National Port Commission of Guatemala and the American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA), finalize the details of the XXI Latin American Congress of Ports, which will take place in Antigua Guatemala, from April 9th to 12th. This year, the topic will be: “PRESENT AND FUTURE OF LATIN AMERICAN PORTS IN THE MULTIMODAL AND […]

  • 5 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Miami-Dade County announced recently that the Army Corps 2018 Work Plan includes a $556,250 allocation for the start of a feasibility study for the Miami Harbor Safety and Navigational Channel Improvements Program at PortMiami. According to the County, once completed, these channel improvements will allow continued economic growth for Miami-Dade County and the State […]

  • 5 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    The benefits and challenges of port concessions, port privatization and strategic alliances are among the critical issues that will be addressed at the American Association of Port Authorities’ 2013 Latin American and Caribbean Executive Management Conference. This semi-annual, three-day conference typically draws more than 100 port and maritime professionals from all over the Western Hemisphere, […]

  • 27 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    Colonel Andrew Kelly, Commander and District Engineer of USACE Jacksonville District, and the Executive Director for Puerto Rico Ports Authority, Anthony O. Maceira Zayas, signed the partnership agreement last week to move forward to the design phase of the San Juan Harbor Navigation Improvements project. According to USACE, the $54 million project will improve the […]

  • 27 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    New Texas Secretary of State Carlos Cascos and members of his staff began a statewide introductory tour in Houston March 24 at the Port of Houston Authority’s Bayport Container Terminal. As the new Secretary of State, Cascos was interested in learning more about how the Port of Houston contributes to international trade and the Texas […]

  • 15 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    Cashman Dredging and Marine Contracting has just released a video of the San Juan Harbor dredging project, completed this past summer, one month ahead of schedule. The Quincy based dredging company was contracted to conduct maintenance dredging as follows: from Anchorage Area E to a required depth of 36 feet; Army Terminal Turning Basin to […]

  • 24 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Chief of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Lt. Gen. Todd Semonite, officially signed the Chief of Engineers Report for the San Juan Harbor Navigation Improvements Study August 23. The Chief’s signing of this report is a significant milestone for Puerto Rico, and addresses harbor improvements such as deepening and widening the channels, accommodate existing […]

  • 29 July 2020
    Authorities & Government

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District is seeking comments on the San Juan Metro Area Coastal Storm Risk Management Study in San Juan, Puerto Rico. The study team has produced a draft Integrated Feasibility Report and Environmental Assessment report, which is currently available for public review. The purpose of this study is to […]

  • 15 February 2013

    The current condition of Big Carlos Pass is causing major concerns, reports nbcnews.com. The mentioned channel is getting so shallow that it keeps boaters and their business away, say boaters and business owners. Regarding this issue, Boater Ted Lawwill stated that a stranger coming in would have no idea where the small area of fairly […]

  • 11 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    CCCC Second Harbor Consultants Co Ltd, has recently won the bid for the EPC hydraulic project of Mengjiagang public terminal in Zhenjiang City, Jiangsu Province, with a contract value of some 260 million yuan. The project involves three 50,000t bulk berths and is designed to berth 70,000t bulk carriers with a designed annual handling capacity […]

  • 1 January 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders, Research & Development, Technology, Vessels

    Jan: Dutra Group Acquires Hopper Dredger “Stuyvesant” The Dutra Group has announced that it has added a hopper dredge, the Stuyvesant, to its fleet of dredges, marking an historic day in the company’s history.   Feb: DEME Nabs Wheatstone LNG Dredging Deal Dredging International (Australia) Pty Ltd, member of the DEME Group, has been awarded […]

  • 10 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    The body of Floris Heeren, a 23-year-old Belgian crew member of the “Juan Sebastian de Elcano”, who died after falling off his ship Monday, November 3rd, has been recovered and brought to a funeral parlor, reported the abs-cbnnews. According to the preliminary report, Trailing Suction Hopper Dredger “Sebastian de Elcano” was docked one nautical mile from the […]

  • 11 October 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Jan De Nul Group recently completed the capital dredging works for the Channel Risk and Optimization Project (CROP) in Port Hedland, Western Australia. Over the past three years a combination of Hopper Dredgers, a Cutter Suction Dredger and Split Hopper Barges were deployed to dredge sections of the 42-km long navigational channel to further enhance […]

  • 5 August 2020
    Outlook & strategy

    The USACE Los Angeles District has reissued Regional General Permit No. 74, which authorizes discharges of dredged or fill material into waters of the United States associated with maintenance activities in the San Diego Creek Watershed and San Juan Creek/Western San Mateo Creek Watershed Special Area Management Plan areas. RGP 74 authorizes temporary impacts to up […]

  • 26 September 2011

    The Uruguayan government has created a committee to look into potential locations for construction of a deepwater port, Juan José Domínguez…   By Juan Andres Abarca (bnamericas) [mappress] Source: bnamericas, September 26, 2011;

  • 7 December 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and their contractors are making good progress on the construction of the new levee in Yauco, Puerto Rico, following Hurricane Maria floods that destroyed the previous one. According to the Corps, Rio Yauco is a normally-modest stream on Puerto Rico’s southwest coast. It flows roughly 21 kilometers from Lago Lucchetti […]

  • 1 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District will host a National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) scoping meeting for the San Juan Metro Area Coastal Storm Damage Reduction Study. The meeting is set for Thursday, November 8 at the Colegio de Ingenieros y Agrimensores de Puerto Rico, Calle Antolin Nin Martinez 500 San Juan, Puerto […]