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  • 19 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Panama Canal Expansion, the largest project at the Canal since its original construction, will create a new lane of traffic along the Canal through the construction of a new set of locks, doubling the waterway’s capacity. To offer an enhanced service to the maritime industry, the Panama Canal is working on yet another development project. The […]

  • 10 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors yesterday approved grant financing for a project that is expected to help communities in the Marshall Islands – already vulnerable to recurring drought and flooding – prepare better for the impact of climate change. The Pacific Resilience Project II will receive a $19.6 million grant for the Marshall […]

  • 21 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Los Angeles District, awarded a $10.77 million contract to Manson Construction Company from Seattle, Washington, on March 13 to conduct maintenance dredging at Oceanside Harbor. The lowest price technically acceptable firm fixed price contract includes a base year plus two option years. It calls for the removal of about […]

  • 22 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    Asia-Pacific Dredging Summit will be taking place in Singapore on the 23rd and 24th November 2016.  This event will present solutions from dredging experts with in-depth examination of indispensable dredging strategies for efficient project management and overall operational success. Also, viable practices and techniques conducted by ports to help promote more efficient dredging operations will be discussed […]

  • 10 May 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Seattle District, has halted Gateway Pacific Terminal permitting process following careful evaluation of the project. After taking in consideration all the information available on the project, Seattle District Commander Col. John Buck has determined that the potential impacts to the Lummi Nation’s usual and accustomed (U&A) fishing rights from the proposed […]

  • 3 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    Representative Peter DeFazio has joined a letter led by Representative Rick Larsen sent to the Director of Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Shaun Donovan urging the agency to increase funding for small ports in the Pacific Northwest in their FY 2017 budget proposal. In the letter, members urge OMB to consider the needs of […]

  • 14 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The process of removing the cofferdam separating the ocean waters from the Cocoli locks in the Pacific has begun. The process comes as the next step after the Panama Canal in late June began filling the Cocoli’s locks, on the Pacific side, following a similar and successful endeavor on the Atlantic side earlier. The intricate filling […]

  • 30 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Taiwan International Ports Corporation will host the 102nd Annual Conference of the Association of Pacific Ports from August 17th – 19th in Kaohsiung. The Corporation Vice President Liou Shy-tzong said that the conference is an opportunity for the seaports officials to gather, exchange and verify information about similar operations around the world, particularly from the […]

  • 23 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Panama Canal has taken yet another step forward toward the completion of the Canal Expansion Program as it begins to fill the Cocoli’s locks, on the Pacific side, following a similar and successful endeavor on the Atlantic side earlier this month. This important step marks the start of a deliberate and methodical phase of […]

  • 19 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Carried to its final destination on self-propelled motorized wheel transporters (SPMTs) with more than 400 wheels each, the first gate for the new locks in the Pacific side was installed earlier today, marking another important milestone for the Panama Canal Expansion Program. Overall, the Canal expansion is currently 85 percent complete. This gate, located in […]

  • 28 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Leading subsea excavation specialist KDM Marine International is set to develop its business within the Asia Pacific region. Members of the KDM Marine team, which is part of the James Fisher Group, will be exhibiting at OSEA 2014 in Singapore from December 2nd to 5th at Stand BG3-06 alongside its fellow group company Fisher Offshore. […]

  • 17 February 2014

    U.S. Senator Maria Cantwell (D-WA) urged the Army Corps of Engineers to include dredging investments for key Washington state small ports in their Fiscal Year (FY) 2014 Work Plan. In a letter to the Army Corps, Cantwell said that projects at Baker Bay, Chinook Channel, Kenmore Navigation Channel and the Quillayute River should be prioritized. […]

  • 10 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    The team at Navajo County Public Works, in partnership with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District, has been designated as the USACE South Pacific Division’s Planning Team of the Year for the work being done on the Feasibility Study for flood risk management in the Winslow, Ariz. area. The team is also […]

  • 24 April 2013

    Washington’s export economy and the future of the Port of Seattle are bound together, as they have been for over a century. Port leaders will be convening events with some of their most important clients across the region this week to promote the Pacific Northwest exports. “As an engine for economic growth for the whole […]

  • 10 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    The three agencies gathering public comment on the scope of an upcoming environmental impact statement (EIS) for a proposed bulk-cargo shipping terminal and rail spur improvements at Cherry Point have modified the speaker selection process at two upcoming public meetings to accommodate high public interest. People interested in speaking at the verbal comment sessions in […]

  • 4 April 2012

    German megaliners, Hamburg Süd and Hapag-Lloyd, recently launched a joint weekly service directly connecting the Pacific Northwest to the Mediterranean with International Container Terminal Services, Inc.’s (ICTSI) Terminal 6 in the Port of Portland, Oregon as one of the key stops in the service’s route. The joint service also offers feeder connections to the Far […]

  • 8 February 2012

    APM Terminals has appointed Henrik L. Pedersen as Chief Executive Officer for the Asia-Pacific Region based in Shanghai, China. In his new role, Mr. Pedersen will be part of APM Terminal’s global Senior Management Team. Mr. Pedersen joined the A.P. Moller – Maersk Group in 1998, where he held various positions within Maersk Line, before […]

  • 3 November 2011

    Assistant Secretary of the Navy Jacky Pfanenstiel has sent a letter to Senator Judi Guthertz saying they will give full consideration to…  (pacificnewscenter) [mappress] Source: pacificnewscenter, November 3, 2011;

  • 16 August 2011

    At 115,700 DWT and with a capacity of 9038 TEU, Grete Maersk was the first Maersk Line vessel to call the newly opened Cai Mep International Terminal (CMIT) on its route from Asia to North America. With this first direct “Transpacific 6” (TP6) vessel calling CMIT on August 16th 2011, Maersk Line officially became a […]

  • 17 January 2011

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. has been awarded a contract from Ocean Reef Island Inc to construct an artificial island off the coast near the residential area of Punta Pacifica in Panama City. The project, with a contract value of approximately € 55 million, is already underway and the project is expected to be completed mid […]

  • 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 […]

  • 11 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) has issued a Request For Proposals (RFP) to the four pre-qualified port operators selected to compete for the concession to design, develop, finance, construct, operate and maintain a container terminal located near Corozal, in the Pacific entrance of the Panama Canal. As part of the Panama Canal Diversification Strategy, the […]

  • 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 […]

  • 25 May 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    HKND Group – the company behind the Nicaragua Grand Canal project – has entered into an agreement with RODIO-Swissboring for a detailed physical Soil Investigation Program to be carried out for the Brito Access Channel and Brito Port area on the Pacific side. Also, the company has signed another agreement, this time with CSA Global of Australia, for project management and […]

  • 20 May 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) has just released the latest video from the Panama Canal Expansion project. Taken just a few days ago, the picture shows panoramic view of the new Cocoli Locks on the Pacific side. The official opening ceremony of the expanded canal will take place on Sunday, June 26th 2016. According to the ACP, the […]

  • 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 […]

  • 27 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) has issued a Request for Qualifications (RFQ) for companies interested in competing to design, develop, finance, construct, operate and maintain the Corozal Container Terminal. The Corozal Container Terminal will be located at the Pacific entrance of the waterway, and is intended to be a common user container transshipment terminal which […]

  • 6 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Third Set of Locks, the most important engineering project of the last ten years, which will expand the Panama Canal, has entered its countdown phase and as of today is 95% complete. This communication was given by Grupo Unidos por el Canal (GUPC), which includes Sacyr (Spain), Salini Impregilo (Italy), Jan de Nul (Belgium) and […]

  • 15 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    As part of the Expansion Program’s fourth phase of the Pacific Access Channel (PAC-4), the process to fill the new channel that will connect Culebra Cut to the new locks in the Pacific side has officially started. The new channel is 6.1 kilometers long and 218 meters wide and 19 million cubic meters of water from […]