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  • 7 September 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) has met with the Japanese Shipowners Association (JSA) and several car manufacturers in Japan, as part of the ongoing discussions with the vehicle carrier segment on the Expansion Program’s progress and future toll structure upon its completion. During the meetings, the Panama Canal provided an update on the Expansion Program […]

  • 17 February 2012

      Preparations are underway for the International Congress “Panama Canal 2012 International Engineering and Infrastructure Congress” (April 18-20, 2012, Panama City, Panama). This International Congress will convene more than 40 experts from 10 countries, who will discuss large scale projects and future trends in the maritime industry. During the first two days, topics such as […]

  • 16 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Board of Directors of the Panama Canal Authority (ACP) has reaffirmed its full support to the Panama Canal Administration in the management of the contract for the construction of the Third Set of Locks. In a press release issued yesterday, signed by the Chairman Roberto Roy, the Board of Directors reaffirmed its “full support […]

  • 16 November 2011

    Alberto Alemán Zubieta, CEO of the Panama Canal Authority (ACP), presented the keynote address to more than 300 participants at the Terminal Operations Conference & Exhibition Container Supply Chain: Americas 2011 (TOC Americas).This is the third time in its 12-year history that TOC Americas has been hosted in Panama. As one of the main sponsors, […]

  • 20 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Boskalis Consortium Bags Singapore Port Expansion Contract Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) has in consortium been awarded work associated with the expansion of the Singapore Tuas Mega Port development.    Experts Doubt Panama Canal Expansion Will Be “Game Changer” The expansion of the Panama Canal to accommodate a new generation of huge cargo ships is […]

  • 10 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Panama Canal Expansion is the largest project at the Canal since its original construction. To date, the Expansion Program is 88 percent complete. The project will create a new lane of traffic along the Canal through the construction of a new set of locks, doubling the waterway’s capacity. The existing locks allow the passage of […]

  • 28 September 2012

    The Panama Canal Authority announced that its expansion program was estimated at 44.5% completion as of August 31. To date, three of the four dry excavation projects have been completed and the 4th project reached 67% through August 31. The dredging of the Pacific and Atlantic entrances and of the Gatun Lake are advancing as […]

  • 7 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Power management company Eaton today announced it was awarded an additional $5.2 million contract to provide critical electrical installation services for the Panama Canal Expansion Program. Eaton’s contract was awarded by Grupo Unidos por el Canal, SA (GUPC), the contractor responsible for the design and construction of the third set of locks of the expansion […]

  • 7 September 2010

    Today, September 7, Panama Canal Authority (ACP) and Antwerp Port Authority signed an historic Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to jointly help foster commercial activity between the two authorities. The first of its kind between the ACP and a European port, the MOU will increase cooperation, such as joint marketing and coordination on modernization and expansion […]

  • 27 March 2012

    According to portstrategy.com, the design and construction contract to build the third set of locks for the Panama canal is to suffer a seven-month delay. Alberto Alemán Zubieta, who is still the Administrator of the Panama Canal, explained the delay was due to the pouring of concrete. He said the contractor was not allowed to […]

  • 19 January 2012

    Port of Miami Director Bill Johnson has been invited as one of the distinguished speakers at the “Panama Canal 2012 International Engineering and Infrastructure Congress” to be held April 18 – 20 in Panama City. Organized by the Panama Canal Authority, this Congress will convene more than 40 experts from 10 countries, who will discuss […]

  • 5 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Top News of the Year 2013 Meraas Development LLC has again contracted Van Oord to build an island in the emirate of Dubai…   Consortium Threatens to Halt Panama Canal Expansion The consortium carrying out a historic expansion of the Panama Canal says it may have to suspend work due to the financial problems, according […]

  • 27 January 2010
    Project & Tenders

    Work on the second largest contract of the Panama Canal Expansion Program has begun. The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) issued consortium FCC-ICA-Meco the Notice to Commence the fourth and final dry excavation (PAC-4) contract… [mappress] Source: MarineLink, January 26, 2010

  • 15 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Eight years have passed since the beginning of works on the Panama Canal Expansion Program, the largest infrastructure project since the waterway’s original construction. The Expansion Program – which will create a new lane of traffic along the canal through the construction of a new set of locks, increasing the waterway’s capacity – is nearing its completion and is […]

  • 21 December 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Panama Canal Expansion Program is the largest project at the canal since its original construction. The project will create a new lane of traffic along the canal through the construction of a new set of locks, doubling the waterway’s capacity. The existing locks allow the passage of vessels that can carry up to 5,000 […]

  • 19 August 2010
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    On Monday August 16th Jan De Nul NV was awarded one of the last large tenders for the Panama Canal Expansion. 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 world. […]

  • 18 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Panama Canal Expansion is back on track with final completion of the project set for 2016. When this major construction project is completed, it will more than double the cargo capacity of the century old canal. The expanded Panama Canal will change shipping patterns and affect ports up and down the East Coast of the […]

  • 14 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    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 program consists of the construction of two new sets of locks – one on the Pacific and one on the Atlantic side of the […]

  • 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 […]

  • 1 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The 15th edition of TOC Americas will take place at El Panama Hotel in Panama, from 13-15 October, 2015. Jorge Quijano, CEO, Panama Canal Authority, has been announced as a keynote speaker at this annual forum for maritime container trade, transport and port professionals doing business in North and Latin America. The combined impact of expanded […]

  • 31 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) has announced the suspension of the first draft restriction that was scheduled to go into effect September 8, 2015, as announced previously to all shipping agents, owners and operators working with the Canal. Although the level of Gatun Lake is still well below normal levels for this time of the […]

  • 11 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Panama Canal expansion recorded another milestone yesterday by completing the transfer of the last eight gates that operate the new Pacific locks. The transits began on October 22 to move all eight gates through the waterway aboard a barge from the Atlantic temporary dock to the Pacific, assisted by Panama Canal tugs. This last gate […]

  • 16 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    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 program consists of the construction of two new sets of locks – one on the Pacific and one on the Atlantic side of the […]

  • 22 April 2012

    The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) Board of Directors approved a proposal to modify the Panama Canal pricing structure to align Canal toll charges with the value the route provides. New Segments The proposal increases the number of segments from eight to eleven by Panama Canal vessel type. It also breaks down the tanker segment into […]

  • 25 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Panama Canal Expansion Project will maximize Panama’s strategic location as an international maritime hub at the center of global trade. This 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. Panama’s connectivity has been enhanced by ports […]

  • 4 October 2010

    The expanded Panama Canal will be a game changer for container trade when it opens in August 2014. America’s trade with East Asia is expected to undergo an increased shift from Pacific ports to Atlantic ports. As the closest U.S. port to the Panama Canal, the Port of Miami expects to be the first port […]