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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 […]

  • 1 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) this week announced a key milestone in the Expansion Program, with the installation of the sixteenth and final gate for the new locks on the Pacific side of the Canal. The final gate is one of the heaviest and weighs 4,232 tons, or roughly 8.5 million pounds. It measures 57.6 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 21 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    In another major milestone for the Panama Canal Expansion Program, the electro-mechanical installation phase, one of the most important of the project, has begun with the installation of the first steel rolling gate at the Atlantic side.  “This year, the Expansion Program completed several milestones towards the completion of the project,” said Panama Canal Administrator […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 4 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Panama Canal expansion project will double the capacity of the Panama Canal by 2015 by creating a new lane of traffic and allowing more and larger ships to transit. The project is expected to create demand for ports to handle post-Panamax ships. The program also entails the widening and deepening of existing navigational channels […]

  • 26 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    After the arrival of the second set of rolling gates, the Panama Canal Expansion keeps moving forward reaching a new milestone at the Pacific side with the pouring of more than two million cubic meters of concrete. “This is another milestone that shows the progress of various components of the Canal Expansion Project,” said the […]

  • 29 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Atlantic and Pacific Oceans are coming closer together thanks to the new Panama Canal. Flooding of part of the new set of locks on the Pacific side is being carried shortly after the successful operation was conducted on the Atlantic. The project, known as the Third Set of Locks, is rushing towards completion next […]

  • 17 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Panama Canal expansion project is intended to double the capacity of the Panama Canal by 2016 by creating a new lane of traffic and allowing more and larger ships to transit. The expanded Panama Canal will change shipping patterns and affect ports up and down the East Coast of the Americas. The proposed expansion […]

  • 22 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Panama Canal expansion project will double the capacity of the Panama Canal by 2015 by creating a new lane of traffic and allowing more and larger ships to transit. The project is expected to create demand for ports to handle post-Panamax ships. The program also entails the widening and deepening of existing navigational channels […]

  • 29 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) has announced a key milestone in the Expansion Program, with the installation of the sixteenth and final gate for the new locks on the Pacific side of the Canal. The installation process began yesterday, April 28, at 12:00 PM (Panama Time) on the south end of the Canal’s Pacific locks, […]

  • 10 August 2010
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Jan De Nul NV is the lowest bidder for one of the last large tenders for widening and deepening the Panama Canal. Jan De Nul is already very active in Panama and is a.o. working on the construction of the new locks on the Panama Canal, one of the most prestigious infrastructure works in the […]

  • 16 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

                    Bangladesh to Buy New Dredgers The Bangladesh government has launched a project under which it will procure 20 dredgers for its Inland Water Transport Authority (BIWTA).   Royal IHC‬: Dutch ‪Dredging‬ Solutions in Brazil Royal IHC‬ shared its expertise at a seminar on Dutch ‪dredging‬ solutions for […]

  • 27 June 2016
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    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 […]

  • 17 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Construction works on a grout curtain that will protect foundation of the Borinquen 1E Dam were completed yesterday. The grout curtain is 2.4 kilometers long and 15 meters deep under the core of the foundation of Borniquen 1E Dam, located on the west side of Pedro Miguel Locks. “This is another important component of the Expansion Program […]

  • 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 […]

  • 7 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Representatives from the multilateral institutions financing the Panama Canal Expansion Program visited today the new locks project construction in the Pacific side as part of their regularly scheduled visits. Experts from the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), the European Investment Bank (EIB), Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC), International Financing Corporation (IFC) and the Andean Development […]

  • 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 […]

  • 29 December 2014
    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, doubling the waterway’s capacity. To date, the overall program is 83 percent complete, with several major components, such as its dry excavation […]

  • 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 […]

  • 30 August 2012

    The Belgian heavy lift and special transport group Sarens will transport and install the 16 new lock doors of the Panama Canal. Land transports will be carried out with SPMT’s (Self-Propelled Modular Trailers), for inland water transport Sarens will use their own barges. Sea transport will be carried out by Italian Geodis Wilson using STX […]