Jan De Nul Group secured its continuous presence in Panama for another two years through the award of the quay wall and dredging contract for the expansion of Panama PSA’s terminal. After six months of design and tendering process, the contract has been awarded to Jan De Nul Group and Saipem. With this contract, a major step forward has been taken to transform PSA’s terminal in Panama into a 2 million TEU facility.
Panama City, Panama, December 1, 2015 – The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) has been informed by Grupo Unidos por el Canal, S.A. (GUPC), the main contractor for the design and construction of the Third Set of Locks project, that work to reinforce the sills in the new locks will be completed in January 2016.
Six new STS cranes and 29 RTGs on order to serve the deep-water Moin Container Terminal, opening in 2018.
Larger container ships with increased refrigerated container capacity will be able to call Costa Rica directly.
Receives new container handling equipment
Sociedad Puerto Industrial de Aguadulce S.A. (SPIA), a unit of International Container Terminal Services, Inc. (ICTSI) in Colombia, recently received four super post Panamax quay cranes (QC) and five rubber-tired gantries (RTG) as it enters the final stage of preparation for the operational launch in 2016 of the Aguadulce Multi-User Container Terminal (AMCT) at the Port of Buenaventura, Colombia.
Scheduled to begin operations in 2016, the 1.2 million annual TEU capacity, semi-automated deep-water facility on Mexico’s Pacific Coast has taken delivery of some of the world’s largest and most technologically advanced STS cranes.
Part of Canal expansion plan, new span is third to cross the 101-year-old channel
TWO Brazilian ports will receive a Reais5 billion (US$1.232 billion) investment boost over the next few years after a brace of separate projects received the green light from the Special Ports Ministry (SEP).
N4 Drives Improvements in Port Productivity and Customer Service