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Panama Canal Authority to Dredge 1,350-meter Berths at Controversial Port of Corozal

Panama Canal Authority (ACP) should spend $70 million US to dredge a large part of the proposed Port of Corozal, whose 20-year concession should be granted this year, when the winner for the public tender is announced.

January-February 2017

Jan de Nul Advances Dredging at Argentina’s Port of Quequén

In November 2015, Jan de Nul ended the fourth phase of a maintenance dredging contract it sealed in December 2014 with one of Argentina’s largest ports, the Port of Quequén.

January-February 2017

MAINTENANCE DREDGING COMPLETED AT KILOMETER 11 OF PORT OF BARRANQUILLA

January-February 2017

BRAZIL’S PORT OF PECÉM TO ADD THREE NEW BERTHS

January-February 2017

PORT OF BARRANQUILLA’S ACCESS CHANNEL REACHES 10 METERS

January-February 2017

EXPANSION AT PORT OF TEMA, GHANA BEGINS

Work on Ghana’s Tema Port Expansion Project officially started in early October 2016, according to the Ghana Ports & Harbors Authority (GPHA). This capital development project is being executed by the Meridian Port Services (MPS), which is a consortium of three main institutions, Bolore Africa Logistics, APM Terminal and GPHA. The contract for the construction of the Tema Port Expansion Project was awarded to the China Harbor Engineering Company (CHEC) and AECOM professional services (Ghana). The $1.5 billion construction works are being financed by the International Finance Corporation (IFC). The funding for the first phase of the project includes $195 million from IFC’s own account and $472 million from three commercial banks – Bank of China, Industrial and Commercial Bank of China, and Standard Bank – as well as the Dutch development bank FMO. MPS shareholders are providing the balance of the funds.

January-February 2017

PORT OF KALAMA PERFORMS MAINTENANCE DREDGING

Docks at the Port of Kalama in Washing-ton closed from October 3 to 7 in preparation maintenance dredging, which is scheduled to last through December 2016. The marina has shoaling to remove to accommodate fishing season and sportsfishing enthusiasts at the docks.

November-December 2016
PLAQUEMINES PORT TRAVELS TO PANAMA

PLAQUEMINES PORT TRAVELS TO PANAMA

In September, Plaquemines Port Executive Director Sandy Sanders lead a contingent of Plaquemines Port Commissioners to Panama to participate in a fact-finding mission designed to continue marketing port development opportunities in Plaquemines Parish and build relation-ships with Panamanian decision makers.

November-December 2016

AAPA 105TH ANNUAL CONVENTION GOES TO NEW ORLEANS

The Port of New Orleans hosted the 105th Annual Convention and Expo of the American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) from October 23 to 25.

November-December 2016

PORT OF CORPUS CHRISTI SIGNS MOU WITH GALVESTON DISTRICT FOR SHIP CHANNEL PROJECT

On September 20, the Corpus Christi Port Authority Commissioners adopted a resolution approving a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District. The MOU is for work done to execute a project partnership agreement for the Corpus Christi Ship Channel – Channel Improvement Project (CSC-CIP).

November-December 2016
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