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On September 21, 2015 in Managua, HKND Group announced commencement of the aerial survey along the proposed canal route. Representatives from Nicaragua Canal and Development Project Commission, HKND Group and CSA Global were present for the ceremony.

Published in Emerging Economies

Brazilian port operator Prumo Global Logistics has announced that its subsidiary Porto do Açu Operações has received funding of $814 million under a  long-term, 18-year loan facility in order to facilitate expansion at the Port of Açu.

Published in Energy Ports

Haitian authorities have commissioned the country’s first Panamax port with the inauguration of Port Lafito, a 130,000 m2 container hub near the island’s capital of Port-au-Prince.

Published in Features / Interviews

Brazilian president Dilma Rousseff has announced a wide-ranging $65 billion infrastructure package that will include almost $12 billion in port construction and upgrades.

Published in Emerging Economies

The government of Uruguay has issued plans to tender for a second container terminal at the Port of Montevideo.

Published in Regulation and Policy

PFI talked to Octavio Doerr, Port Specialist in the  Infrastructure Service Unit of the United Nation’s Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean  (ECLAC).

Published in Features / Interviews
Thursday, 07 May 2015 12:24

Brazilian shipyards fire 10,000 workers

With an expected 1.1% contraction of the Brazilian economy this year, the country’s shipyards are facing uncertainty, according to Ariovaldo Rocha, president of the shipyards syndicate, Sinaval.

Published in Features / Interviews

Chilean shipping firm Compañía Sud Americana de Vapores (CSAV) has reported profits of $389 million for 2014, boosted by the merger of its container business with Germany’s Hapag-Lloyd in December.

Published in Finance Deals

Durante dois dias, no início de março, o meio marítimo e portuário brasileiro discutiu os problemas do Brasil e do mundo, no seminário de Port Finance International (PFI) realizado no Centro do Rio de Janeiro.

Published in Features / Interviews
Thursday, 05 March 2015 10:18

ICTSI hits 7.4m TEU as profits rise

Port operator International Container Terminal Services, Inc (ICTSI) has reported that international expansion efforts over the course of 2014 helped to increase container traffic volumes handled to 7,438,635 TEU.

Published in Regulation and Policy


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