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  • 10 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District awarded a $2.06 million contract December 6th to dredge shoal material from Horseshoe Cove and the turning basin. According to USACE, the dredging will return this area to its authorized depth of six feet, with one foot of allowable over-depth. The Corps awarded the contract to the […]

  • 15 August 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District awarded a Duval County Shore Protection construction contract for $15,682,725 August 13 to restore critically eroded beaches and dunes to their original engineered design. USACE awarded the contract to Manson Construction Company of Seattle, Washington. The construction will place roughly 850,000 cubic yards of sand on about […]

  • 11 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Washington Department of Ecology was awarded $2.2 million in grant funding by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to support three critical coastal wetland projects in Washington state. Washington was one of 12 states and Puerto Rico to receive funding under the National Coastal Wetlands Conservation Grants Program. “The projects selected for the grant […]

  • 15 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) stood before the shuttered Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 2 Laboratory in Edison, New Jersey, calling for an end to the reckless Republican government shutdown that has left all 100 employees of the lab furloughed. The government shutdown has halted or slowed work on a variety of activities critical to […]

  • 7 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Representative Cedric Richmond (LA-02) along with co-chair Michael G. Grimm (NY-11) announced the establishment of the Congressional Maritime Caucus. The Caucus will work to raise awareness among members of Congress on a broad range of maritime-related topics. “The maritime industry is the unsung hero of our nation’s economy,” said Rep. Richmond. “From Alaska to […]

  • 2 September 2010
    Business & Finance

    Within the maritime infrastructure industry, the companies that comprise the International Association of Dredging Companies are known for their high-levels of expertise. But outside the industry dredging in general is often little known and undervalued. Important progress is being made to communicate the dynamism of the dredging sector to a new generation and to underscore […]

  • 1 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    Associated British Ports (ABP) has announced the appointment of James Leeson to the role of Head of Commercial, Humber. The move follows a number of significant developments for ABP’s Humber operations, including the announcement that Siemens and ABP will be investing more than £300 million in wind turbine manufacturing facilities at the Port of Hull, […]

  • 8 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    As the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Kansas City District, has wrapped up final contract awards for fiscal year 2018, saying that the district awarded about 1,360 contracts worth more than $328 million in fiscal year 2018. “I am very proud of the teamwork that was on display as we concluded the fiscal year, as […]

  • 13 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Senate yesterday approved the final conference agreement to the FY19 Minibus appropriations package (H.R. 5895) that includes funding for Energy and Water Development, Military Construction and Veterans Affairs and Legislative Branch. Advanced by U.S. Senator Marco Rubio, the bill includes funding for critical infrastructure projects administered by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, […]

  • 24 October 2011

    An eight-member U.S. Navy Fleet Survey Team (FST) began survey operations in Puerto Limon and Puerto Moin, Costa Rica Oct. 21, to collect da… (military) [mappress] Source: military, October 24, 2011;

  • 11 November 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Deltares has launched a Spanish version of the serious game Port of the Future ’Juego serio Puerto de Futuro’. The ‘Puerto del Futuro’ game will allow the Dutch Embassies in Latin American countries to facilitate dialogue, raise awareness of the current policy challenges for ports, and help port stakeholders to achieve sustainable development. “The rapid […]

  • 13 August 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

     Royal IHC has just released this very interesting behind-the-scenes video of the trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) 4,200m³ D11 – 21 DE JULIO. The TSHD was partially built in the Netherlands, before being completed in Montevideo, Uruguay, for the Administración Nacional de Puertos (ANP). The basic design and detailed engineering of the vessel was […]

  • 12 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    APM Terminals held a formal contract signing at the company’s global headquarters with the Van Oord-BAM consortium for the construction of the new Moin Container Terminal (called locally “Terminal de Contenedores de Moín” -TCM) now in development on the Caribbean coast of Costa Rica. The consortium, comprised of Dutch-based Van Oord and BAM International, has […]

  • 11 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    BAM Infraconsult, under its trade name Delta Marine Consultants, has signed two new license agreements for Xbloc projects in Costa Rica and in the Dominican Republic. In Costa Rica, a consortium of Van Oord and BAM International is constructing the Puerto Moin Container Terminal for APM Terminals. The breakwater for this terminal is 1.5km long […]

  • 25 September 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Last week, an important milestone was reached in the construction of the 4,200m³ trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) D11-21 DE JULIO, which is being built for Administración Nacional de Puertos (ANP). According to Royal IHC, the TSHD was successfully launched from the SCRA graving dock. Afterwards, it was docked at Montevideo port where the vessel […]

  • 11 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    A consortium consisting of Van Oord and BAM International, has been awarded the contract for the design and construction of Phase 2A of the new container terminal for APM Terminals in Moín, Costa Rica. The total contract value amounts to USD 460 million which is split between Van Oord and BAM International on an almost […]

  • 15 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    The executive director of the Dominican Port Authority, Victor Gomez Casanova, has announced that dredging work on the Port of Puerto Plata is now successfully completed. According to the Dominican Today, this cleanup project also included dredging operations on the San Marcos River and other tributaries that flow into the bay. The dredging scheme to […]

  • 15 November 2011

    Puerto Central, a unit of Chilean port company Puerto Lirquén, which operates Costanera Espigón terminal at San Antonio port in Chile, …   (portnews) [mappress] Source: portnews, November 15, 2011;

  • 9 January 2019
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The successful sea trials of Royal IHC’s trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) D11 21 DE JULIO took place during the final week of 2018, at the Montevideo Port in Uruguay. This 4,200m³ TSHD was partly built at IHC shipyard in Krimpen aan den IJssel in The Netherlands. The basic design and detailed engineering of the […]

  • 31 August 2011
    Business & Finance

    Ushering in a new era in Caribbean ports, APM Terminals has signed a USD $992 million 33-year concession contract with the Costa Rican Government to design, finance, construct, operate and maintain the new Moin Container Terminal (TCM) on the Caribbean coast. 80% of the country’s commerce is handled in the current port complex of Puerto […]

  • 10 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    Yilport Holding, a Yildirim Group’s subsidiary, has secured a 50-year concession to run Puerto Bolivar Port in Machala City, Ecuador. This deal, signed on 8 August, marks the largest ever Turkish investment in Ecuador. Puerto Bolivar Port will be developed in five phases, worth $750 million, creating Latin America’s largest container terminal. During the first phase of the […]

  • 21 September 2011
    Business & Finance

    Virginia Port Authority Executive Director Jerry Bridges was formally installed on Sept. 15 as the American Association of Port Authorities’ (AAPA) chairman of the board for 2011-12. Mr. Bridges accepted his new chairmanship duties at a membership meeting in Seattle during which the entire slate of 2011-12 officers was inducted as part of AAPA’s 100th […]

  • 25 November 2011
    Business & Finance

    Addressing delegates attending the annual TOC Container Supply Chain Americas conference, APM Terminals Moin Managing Director, Captain Paul J. Gallie cited the company’s new Terminal de Contenedores de Moin (TCM) project in Costa Rica as an example of essential Latin American port planning and development. “The key factor here is that there are no alternative […]

  • 13 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    APM Terminals and Colombian-based port and terminal operating company, Compañia de Puertos Asociados S.A. (Compas S.A.) have signed a joint venture agreement to jointly manage and operate Compas S.A.’s existing multipurpose Cartagena Terminal. The two companies will jointly invest over $200 million in upgrading and expanding the Cartagena Terminal, including state-of-the-art terminal equipment. The upgrade will […]

  • 7 August 2012

    The Costa Rican courts ruled in favor of APM Terminals in two lawsuits, brought against the company and the government, which were intended to block the awarded concession for the new Moin Container Terminal (TCM). “This favorable decision from the Second Circuit Court in San Jose affirms the transparency and legality of the concession process. […]

  • 29 November 2011

    Puerto Coronel plans to invest almost $100 million in 2013-2014, in expanding existing installations. The majority of this investment will be spent on lengthening the existing container terminal. Work is due to be completed by 2015. Puerto de Coronel is a private port of public usage and has become the most important multipurpose port in […]