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  • 4 February 2020
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Damen Shipyards recently delivered two new dredgers to the Mexican Navy, among which is the cutter suction dredger (CSD) 650 ARM Laguna Morelos (ADR-19). Following the delivery, the company congratulated the Mexican Navy for the flagging and entering into service the new vessels. The dredger will undertake various dredging, depth maintenance and land reclamation projects […]

  • 7 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    ‘Dredging for Sustainable Infrastructure’ made its debut in Mexico City last week, the International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) said in their latest announcement.  The 11th Ordinary Meeting of the Inter-American Committee on Ports (CIP) of the Organization of American States (OAS), held August 1-3, recognized the need for a sustainability strategy in ports, which includes […]

  • 8 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    A new Mississippi State research project will study a wetland restoration approach along the Gulf of Mexico, and findings will help improve future environmental restoration efforts. The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine and the organization’s Gulf Research Program recently announced that the MSU project is among five newly funded projects focused on enhancing […]

  • 14 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senators Tom Udall and Martin Heinrich said that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has provided $13 million for flood management, water infrastructure and environmental restoration projects throughout New Mexico. The funding comes at the request of Udall and Heinrich following passage in May of the Fiscal Year 2017 omnibus appropriations bill, which funds the […]

  • 24 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    The AAPA’s 25th Latin American Congress of Ports will take place on November 29 – December 2, 2016 in Mexico. Convened by the AAPA Latin American Delegation in partnership with the Administración Portuaria Integral de Progreso, this event will count on the participation of Mexican ports and the main maritime and waterway terminals in America, […]

  • 12 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    Dr. Charles Boustany has worked with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to allocate funds for a Limited Reevaluation Review to continue the Acadiana Gulf of Mexico Access Channel (AGMAC) project connecting Acadiana ports to the Gulf of Mexico. Congress provided design authorization for the AGMAC project in the 2007 Water Resources & Development Act […]

  • 17 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    Geosynthetics & Coast 2015, the Third International Workshop on Geosynthetics and Modern Materials in Coastal Protection and Related Applications, will be held in Merida, Yucatan, Mexico, from 2-4 December 2015. The workshop is being organized by Anahuac Mayab University and the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras. Geosynthetics & Coasts 2015 will convene experts from […]

  • 1 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    Today and tomorrow, Mexico City will be the host of the Western Dredging Association (WEDA) Mexico Chapter 2015 Annual Meeting. The meeting will focus on the dredging opportunities available in Mexico as a result of their robust port infrastructure development and investment program. WEDA Mexico Chapter will take place in the Centro Asturiano de Polanco, […]

  • 20 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The WEDA Mexico Chapter, representing all regions in Mexico, will at its 2015 Annual Meeting bring together dredging contractors and manufacturers from across the globe, senior U.S. and Mexican government and port officials, experts in the infrastructure, energy and dredging sector. Dredge Yard, the dredging and mining manufacturer, is participating in the Mexican Chapter that […]

  • 18 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    In partnership with Mexico’s Ministry of Transportation, the Organization of American States, and ProMexico, the WEDA (Western Dredging Association) Mexico Chapter will in two weeks turn the attention of the dredging and marine construction industry in the Western Hemisphere to Mexico City and the Centro Asturiano de Polanco. There dredging contractors and manufacturers from across the […]

  • 29 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Final preparations are underway for the much-anticipated Western Dredging Association (WEDA) Mexico Chapter 2015 Annual Meeting that will take place on September 1st and 2nd. The meeting will focus on the many dredging opportunities available in Mexico as a result of their robust port infrastructure development and investment program. WEDA Mexico Chapter will take place in the Centro Asturiano […]

  • 20 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Empresas ICA, S.A.B. de C.V., the largest infrastructure and construction company in Mexico, has signed a contract with Conagua, the National Water Commission, to build the Churubusco-Xochiaca water tunnel in Mexico City and Mexico state. The Ps. 2,566 million fixed-price contract was awarded through a domestic bidding process. Construction will be completed over a term […]

  • 16 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Minister Lilianne Ploumen of Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation signed a Memorandum of Understanding yesterday with the Federal Government of Mexico (Conagua) in the field of flood risk management. Minister Ploumen was in the state of Tabasco to support collaboration on economic development, which is based on flood risk management, and in which other sectors […]

  • 31 March 2014

    IHC Beaver Dredger and a Workboat were recently loaded onto MV Fairload in Rotterdam, The Netherlands, and are now destined for Lazaro Cardenas, Mexico. Jumbo’s experienced crew assisted in dismantling the cutter ladder part of the dredger utilizing the Fairload’s cranes. The cutter ladder was stowed below deck together with the workboat. The main unit […]

  • 15 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Sensitization Seminar on Mexico’s Opportunities for Deep Seabed Mining was convened last month in Mexico City. The two-day Seminar aimed at increasing public awareness of the nature of mineral resources in marine areas beyond the limits of national jurisdiction. The seminar was opened by Secretary-General Nii Allotey Odunton of the Authority; Dr. José Antonio […]

  • 23 October 2013

    Ocean Dredging DSM Ocean inc., an Ocean sister company, will carry out a harbour dredging contract with its Mexican partner Dragados del Golfo, in Paraiso, a town located in the state of Tabasco in Mexico. The dredging of the port of Dos Bocas will extend over a period of more than 60 days and a […]

  • 30 September 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    On September 1, 2013, Ellicott Dredges, LLC appointed MAKISUR S.A. de C.V. as its distributor for dredge parts in Mexico. Makisur will distribute parts and provide technical and onsite support for all of Mexico’s existing and new Ellicott dredge owners. Makisur will maintain a stock of critical spare parts for the 370 Dragon® and 670 […]

  • 25 July 2013

    The Prime Minister of Quebec, Pauline Marois, initiated a trade mission with 56 delegates from Quebec businesses interested in developing business in Mexico. Ocean is part of this mission in order to expand the dredging activities of its trailing suction hopper barge Ocean Traverse Nord in Mexico. Ocean took the opportunity to find a business […]

  • 16 July 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The city of Villahermosa in the state of Tabasco, Mexico recently added a W&S Wolverine dredge from DSC Dredge, LLC to its flood-prevention arsenal. In 2007, the city experienced a devastating flood. Since then, the federal and state governments, with the assistance of private industry, launched a program designed to help prevent future flooding in […]

  • 7 May 2013

    The Minister of Communications and Transport, Mr. Gerardo Ruiz Esparza made a working tour to the Port of Lazaro Cardenas in which was announced the to the port logistics community as well as the audience, key strategic projects develop in this precinct. Hutchinson Port Holdings, SSA Mexico and APM Terminals submitted to the Minister the […]

  • 11 February 2013

    According to José Luis Castro, the Guaymas Port director, the first phase of the port expansion will be tendered in March. “The master development plan has been approved, the executive project is almost complete, the environmental permits are underway and we expect to tender the first phase dredging in March,” stated Castro. This very important […]

  • 12 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Mexican Federal Secretary of Communications and Transportation, Dionisio Perez-Jacome Friscione, the Governor of the Mexican State of Michoacan de Ocampo, Fausto Vallejo, and senior representatives of APM Terminals, formally laid the foundation stone November 9, 2012 for the new Lázaro Cárdenas Terminal 2 (TEC2) Pacific Coast deep-water terminal at the Port of Lázaro Cárdenas, […]

  • 19 October 2012

    APM Terminals announced that the construction works on the second container terminal at the Lázaro Cárdenas port will be delayed until mid-November. The main reason for this delay is Hutchison Port Holdings’ opposition to the project, according to portstrategy.com. Originally, this $900 million project was supposed to commence during October. Lázaro Cárdenas Terminal Portuaria de […]

  • 1 August 2012

    After winning a tender on December 15, 2011, APM Terminals Lazaro Cardenas S.A. de C.V. has now signed a 32-year concession contract with the Port Authority of the Port of Lazaro Cardenas (APILAC) for the design, financing, construction, operation, and maintenance of a new specialized container terminal at the port. APM Terminals will start construction […]

  • 8 May 2012

    According to BN Americas, the Spanish company Acciona is eyeing a potential project to expand Mexico’s port of Veracruz. Guillermo Jiménez, the Acciona Mexico director, said: “We’re very interested in the potential expansion of Veracruz port. It’s a very important project.” The proposed US$3.04bn initiative entails expanding the northern area of the port by 500ha […]

  • 6 April 2012

    The Port of Guaymas has unveiled plans for a massive expansion project, according to azstarnet.com. Guillermo Von Borstel Osuna, the port’s marketing director, said the project will extend the port into the bay between Guaymas and neighboring Empalme. Dredging of the seafloor is scheduled to begin by year’s end, he told members of the Southern […]

  • 1 April 2012

    Caterpillar Logistics Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Caterpillar Inc. has announced further enhancements to its parts distribution network with the addition of a new parts distribution center in San Luis Potosi, Mexico. The 500,000-square-foot facility will employ up to 150 people and is expected to be operational mid-2013. The capital city, San Luis Potosi, […]

  • 23 March 2012

    Environmental harm caused by the construction of the second phase of the Specialized Container Terminal (ECT), the port of Manzanillo, Mexico, will be reduced by already initiated dredging of the canals and creating islands in the lagoon of the Valley of the Herons, reports The Bulletin Panama. The Mexican Ministry of Environment has organized the […]

  • 13 March 2012

    Mazatlan has been a cruise destination for many years because the city offers such a wealth of tourist attractions, natural beauty, beaches and islands, guided walks, streets and facades and its rich supply of restaurateurs. Mazatlan’s Port Authority continues to invest; and since 2006, API Mazatlan has invested more than $30 million in dredging, expansion […]