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  • 21 January 2019

    By Maurice Freivokh, President at Dragflow Latin America and Dragflow North America. In mining it is often necessary to tackle dredging work in complex contexts. In fact, companies often find themselves working with inhomogeneous sediments and in difficult environments. Choosing the right equipment can really make the difference for those who have goals to keep […]

  • 18 June 2010
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Panama Canal is a 77 km (48 mi) ship canal in Panama that joins the Atlantic Ocean and the Pacific Ocean and is a key conduit for international maritime trade. Annual traffic has risen from about 1,000 ships in the canal’s early days to 14,702 vessels in 2008, displacing a total 309.6 million Panama […]

  • 24 February 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The largest infrastructure project since the waterway’s original construction, the Panama Canal Expansion Program, is now 96 percent complete. The Pacific access channel is 99 percent complete and the third set of locks is now 95 percent complete. When fully complete, the new set of locks will double the capacity of the Panama Canal, creating […]

  • 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 […]

  • 20 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    Yesterday in Panama City, Vice President Biden and President Martinelli discussed ways to strengthen U.S.-Panama economic cooperation in the context of global commerce and competitiveness. Panama is the fastest growing economy in the region, expanding 10.7 percent in 2012. Panama’s largest trading partner is the United States – accounting for approximately 23 percent of all […]

  • 24 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The expansion of the PSA terminal in Panama as well as the construction of the 800-meter long quay wall are taking shape. With the beginning of the quay and dredging works, a major step forward has been taken to transform PSA Panama International Terminal into a 2 million-TEU (20-foot equivalent units) facility, PSA Panama said […]

  • 25 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    With the beginning of the quay and dredging works, a major step forward has been taken to transform PSA Panama International Terminal into a 2 million-TEU (20-foot equivalent units) facility. The expansion, which was approved by Panama’s National Assembly earlier this year, is scheduled to be made operational in the first half of 2017. It […]

  • 20 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The Panama Canal Expansion project is now 94% completed, with the progress of the third set of locks being 95% completed. 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 […]

  • 1 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Panama Canal yesterday celebrated its 15 year anniversary under the leadership of the Panamanian Administration. During this period, the Panama Canal Authority (ACP) has proven its ability to efficiently operate the waterway, while providing a crucial service to global maritime trade and contributing to Panama’s development.   A Cutting-Edge Canal Since 1999, the Canal […]

  • 30 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) will charter a Post-Panamax vessel before the opening of the expanded Canal to be used for training purposes in the Third Set of Locks. The Executive Vice President of Operations Esteban Saenz said that the Panama Canal will charter a Post-Panamax ship to train pilots and tugboat captains that will assist in […]

  • 13 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Panama Canal Expansion reached another major milestone with yesterday’s arrival of the final shipment of gates. The gates for the new locks will be used for the Atlantic side of the project, two gates, and two for the Pacific. The four gates arrived on board the Post-Panamax vessel Xia Zhi Yuan 6, owned by COSCO Ocean Shipping, after […]

  • 30 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    CHEC Wins Two Projects in Trinidad and Tobago On February 25, minister of trade, industry and investment of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago signed the business contract for the transshipment port and dry dock project and the Endeavour business development project in the country.   VIDEO: Van Oord 2013 Highlights Van Oord, the Netherlands based […]

  • 17 February 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    With only few months left till the official opening of the expanded Panama Canal, the ACP (Panama Canal Authority) and Grupo Unidos por el Canal (GUPC) have just released their latest video on the expansion project. Panama Canal Expansion Project, also called the ‘Third Set of Locks Project‘, is the largest infrastructure project since the waterway’s original construction. When fully complete, […]

  • 9 December 2011
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Manzanillo International Terminal, a joint venture with the Seattle group CARRIX and Panamanian investors, is intending to increase capacity to 4M teu as preparation for the post-Panamaxes transiting the Panama Canal after 2014. This development will cost $250M. MIT has also anticipated to move 1.8M teu this year, an increase of 18% from the 2010 […]

  • 27 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging is a daily activity at the Panama Canal ensuring the safe passage of ships through the waterway. Also, dredging plays major role in the Panama Canal Expansion Program, the largest project at the Canal since its original construction.  The Panama Canal Expansion began on September 2007 at a total cost of $5.2 billion. The project will create a new […]

  • 3 June 2014

    Coral Morphologic divers are collecting corals and transplanting them in an aquaculture lab to save them of destruction during the Panama Canal widening project. The Panama Canal expansion project is intended to double the capacity of the Panama Canal by 2015 by creating a new lane of traffic and allowing more and larger ships to […]

  • 16 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Maersk Line CEO Søren Skou visited the Panama Expansion construction site accompanied by Panama Canal Administrator Jorge L. Quijano during his recent trip to Panama. Skou and other Maersk Line executives had the opportunity to see the construction site of the new locks in the Atlantic side, which will allow the transit of Post-Panamax vessels […]

  • 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 […]

  • 23 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Boskalis has unveiled a sculpture on the man-made island Punta Pacifica, constructed off the coast of Panama City. The sculpture called Ocean Reef I was presented by Boskalis CEO Peter Berdowski to José Isabel Blandón (alcalde del Distrito de Panamá) in the presence of Alfredo Aleman (CEO Ocean Reef Marina). Boskalis constructed the first Punta […]

  • 25 June 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (June 19-25, 2017).   VIDEO: Launching of the Hopper Dredger Vox Amalia Earlier this year, Van Oord’s new trailing suction hopper dredger Vox Amalia hit the water at the LaNaval shipyard in Bilbao, Spain.   Agreement Signed for Development of […]

  • 18 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    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. The new locks will have three chambers, water-saving basins, lateral filling and emptying system & rolling gates. The […]

  • 13 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    The container vessel COSCO Shipping Panama is now on its way to Panama to make history – the inaugural transit of the Expanded Panama Canal on Sunday, June 26. During the inauguration, COSCO Shipping Panama will transit Agua Clara Locks on the Atlantic side during the early morning and Cocoli Locks in the afternoon. The regular schedule […]

  • 21 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The latest update for the largest infrastructure project since the waterway’s original construction, the Panama Canal Expansion Program, has been just released. The massive Expansion Program will create a new lane of traffic along the Canal through the construction of a new set of locks, increasing the waterway’s capacity. The new locks will have three chambers, […]

  • 19 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Sacyr Vallehermoso, S.A., a Spanish construction company based in Madrid, has released a video about the Panama Canal Expansion Project. Sacyr is part of Grupo Unidos por el Canal, S.A. (GUPC), the main contractor responsible for the design and construction of the Panama Canal’s third set of locks. The consortium includes Italy’s Impregilo, Belgian Jan […]

  • 2 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The consortium carrying out a historic expansion of the Panama Canal says it may have to suspend work due to the financial problems, according to foxnews.com. Led by Spain’s Sacyr Vallehermoso, the consortium, which also includes Impregilo of Italy, Jan De Nul Group and Panama’s Constructora Urbana, is claiming $1.6 billion (1.16 billion euros). The […]

  • 29 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Currently at 93.1% completion, the Panama Canal Expansion Program continues to rapidly progress. This month, the filling of the fourth phase of the Pacific Access Channel (PAC-4) began, bringing Culebra Cut one step closer to connecting with the new Pacific-facing locks. The new channel is 6.1 kilometers long and 218 meters wide, and it is […]