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  • 6 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    Van Oord has been awarded a contract by the Brazilian Ministry of Transport, Ports and Civil Aviation for the capital and maintenance dredging of the port of Santos. According to Van Oord, the project that will be performed in the largest port of South America will be executed in a joint venture with Boskalis. The […]

  • 6 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    The dredging operations at the Brazilian Port of Santos are officially underway, the port said in their latest announcement. This development program also includes the reinforcing of the structure for the installation of rails for new ship to shore cranes at TECON Santos, located on the left bank of the Port of Santos. The scheme […]

  • 4 December 2009
    Project & Tenders

    Rio de Janeiro: Asia’s top container carriers – and possibly a Chinese dredging company – could gain from a plan by Brazil’s Port Minister Pedro Brito to make sure the South American country’s key port of Santos is dredged down to 17 metres within the next two years… Source: Asia Maritime News, December 4, 2009;

  • 8 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    Boskalis has just confirmed that they will take part in the capital and maintenance dredging of the Brazilian Port of Santos, the largest port in Latin America.  The project will be undertaken in a joint venture with Van Oord, Boskalis said. The contract carries a total value for the joint venture of approximately EUR 110 million. In […]

  • 13 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Santos-São Vicente Estuarine System is a highly populated coastal zone in the state of Sao Paulo, Brazil, and is home to the Port of Santos, Latin America’s largest port. To increase infrastructure that can receive ships with liquid cargo, COPAPE decided to expand its terminal on Ilha Barnabé (Barnabe Island) and selected Tetra Tech to […]

  • 12 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (January 6-12, 2017).   Shell to Supply LNG for Van der Kamp’s New Dredger Shell Western LNG B.V. (Shell) and Van der Kamp have signed an agreement for the supply of liquefied natural gas that will power Van der Kamp’s new dredger. […]

  • 19 November 2010

    Ultracargo concentrate its activities in the liquid bulk storage business, a segment in which it has a leading position and will continue to seek opportunities to leverage the benefits of a growing demand for logistics infrastructure in Brazil. In October 2010, Ultracargo announced the expansion of the storage capacity of its terminal in Santos by […]

  • 15 November 2010

    Grupo Libra, the first private company to manage a sea terminal in Brazil and one of the country’s largest sea terminal and international… (heavyliftpfi) [mappress] Source: heavyliftpfi, November 16, 2010;

  • 11 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Porto Central S.A., a Brazilian joint venture between the Port of Rotterdam and TPK Logística, and Van Oord recently signed an agreement for the development and construction of Porto Central. The mutual objective is to construct a high quality port, within budget and on schedule. In the area of port development, this is the first […]

  • 6 May 2011

    Cargotec has received a further order from Santos Brasil S/A for 12 Kalmar E-One2 rubber-tyred gantry (RTG) cranes. The agreement confirms one of South America’s leading container terminal operators as the biggest customer of Kalmar E-One RTGs worldwide totalling 41 machines. The units were ordered to equip the customer’s newly inaugurated Tecon Santos Terminal 4 […]

  • 12 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The introduction of the new Ports Law (12.815/2013) heralded the second phase of the National Programme for Port and Waterway Dredging. The programme will be implemented by the Presidency’s Division of Ports and by the Ministry of Transportation, announced internationallawoffice.com. In view of this task, the Special Secretariat of Ports recently conducted a public consultation […]

  • 20 January 2012

    Business Monitor International’s Brazil Shipping Report provides industry professionals and strategists, corporate analysts, shipping associations, government departments and regulatory bodies with independent forecasts and competitive intelligence on Brazil’s shipping industry. BMI believes 2012 will be another year of strong growth for Brazilian ports. The sector experienced growth of 7.1% in total tonnage throughput in H111. […]

  • 12 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    With a coastline of over 8500 kilometers, 90 per cent of Brazil’s total exports and imports pass through its ports. Many of the country’s major ports and harbors were built over 100 years ago. Keeping shipping lanes open and enabling these ports to accommodate larger vessels with ever bigger loads requires constant dredging, often at […]

  • 29 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    Brasil Terminal Portuário (BTP) was officially opened yesterday with a gala celebration held at the new 1.2 million TEU annual capacity facility at the Port of Santos, featuring Brazilian Minister of Seaports, Antonio Henrique Silveira and 500 invited guests and media representatives. Development of the multi-purpose terminal project in South America’s busiest container port began […]

  • 26 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    The MSC Challenger on the Gulf Service became the first container ship to call Brasil Terminal Portuário (BTP), the newest terminal at the Port of Santos, when it berthed August 14th and the 5,700 TEU MSC Adriatic on the Ipanema service called the following day with 535 moves handled for load and discharge. “Our cranes, […]

  • 17 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    ICHCA International Ltd, the NGO association dedicated to improving safety, security, sustainability and productivity across the global cargo handling chain, has announced that international container terminal operator APM Terminals has become a premium member. Headquartered in The Hague, Netherlands, APM Terminals’ global network includes current operations at 64 ports and terminal facilities in 40 countries, […]

  • 1 August 2013
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    On July 25th the largest vessel to ever call the Port of Buenos Aires, the 332 meter-long Hamburg Süd Cap San Nicholas, discharged approximately 800 containers at the APM Terminals Terminal 4 facility. The 9,700 TEU capacity vessel is equipped with 2,100 reefer plugs, making these the largest reefer capacity ships in the global fleet. “We […]

  • 7 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    APM Terminals’ container throughput increased to 36.3 million TEUs, as measured by equity share, reflecting an overall 3% growth in volume through the APM Terminals Global Terminal Network in 2013. Invested capital rose to $6.1 billion USD during the past year as work on seven new terminals and expansion and upgrades to 16 operating facilities […]

  • 7 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    APM Terminals’ Itajaí Port Complex, the second-largest container hub in Brazil after the Port of Santos, is undertaking a $104 million turning basin enlargement project. When completed, the project which is divided in two phases will allow access to vessels of up to 366 meters from current limit to vessels of 306 meters in length. The […]

  • 27 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Brasil Terminal Portuário (BTP), Brazil’s newest and most modern container terminal, has reached a number of important milestones. The facility, a joint venture between APM Terminals and Terminal Investment Limited, has handled container number 1 million, discharged on its quay from vessel no. 1000 to berth at its facility on Friday, 24 July. This was […]

  • 3 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    APM Terminals and fellow Dutch-based global terminal operator, Terminal Investment Limited (TIL), announced the completion of the purchase of a 29% share in APM Terminals Callao by TIL through the acquisition of Callao Port Holding B.V. APM Terminals assumed operational control over the Callao facility in July 2011 under a 30-year concession together with the […]

  • 14 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    APM Terminals handled 9.3 million TEUs (weighted by equity share) during the 3rd Quarter of the year. This is a new record for container volumes to pass through the global port operator’s worldwide portfolio during one quarter. The Netherlands-based international port and inland services operator also hit a record financial result in a single quarter, […]

  • 16 February 2012

      HE Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem, Chairman, DP World, together with a high-level delegation, has inspected progress on the first phase of the terminal operator’s Embraport project, the largest Brazilian private multi-modal port terminal in the city of Santos. The first phase of Embraport (Empresa Brasileira de Terminais) is scheduled to be completed in 2013. […]

  • 29 April 2011

      Port of Antwerp International (PAI), a subsidiary of the Antwerp Port Authority, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Companhia Docas do Espírito Santo (CODESA) in which the two parties declare their intention to collaborate as a strategic partner in the development of a new container deep see port in the Port of Vitória, Espírito Santo. In […]

  • 24 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Although global container volumes are not projected to grow as rapidly over the next five years as they have over the past decade, the expansion of modern port and containerized operations concentrated in high-growth emerging markets such as Africa, Latin America and South and Southeast Asia will require higher levels of productivity and rely heavily […]

  • 6 December 2011

    The Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) declared their intention to upgrade several ports in order to improve the country’s cargo volumes in 2012. Raul T Santos, assistant general manager at PPA, said that the upgrading plans are in the pipeline for major ports such as Manila, Batangas, Iloilo, Cagayan de Oro, Zamboanga, General Santos and Davao. […]