The Panama Canal Expansion Program’s electro-mechanical installation phase has begun with the installation of the first steel rolling gate at the Atlantic side.
Nicaragua broke ground yesterday on a much contested $50 billion transoceanic waterway predicted to rival the Panama Canal. President Daniel Ortega, with the president of Chinese contracting firm HKND Group, said the canal will change the economy of Nicaragua, one of Latin America's poorest countries, as well as the rest...
In another major milestone for the Panama Canal Expansion Program, the electromechanical installation phase, one of the most important of the project, has begun
Chinese-backed $50bn project aims to rival Panama's waterway and revitalise second-poorest economy in the Americas.
Nicaragua on Monday broke ground on its Chinese-led $50 billion shipping canal, a massive infrastructure project that aims to rival Panama's waterway and revitalize
Nicaragua on Monday broke ground on its Chinese-led $50 billion shipping canal, a massive infrastructure project that aims to rival Panama's waterway and revitalize the economy of the second-poorest country in the Americas. The post Nicaragua Announces Start of China-led Canal to Rival Panama appeared first on gCaptain Maritime & Offshore News.
Nicaragua plans to begin building access roads and highways on Monday near the country’s Pacific coast as it starts work on a $50 billion inter-oceanic canal meant to rival Panama’s century-old waterway. …At an estimated cost more than four times the size of Nicaragua’s $11 billion economy, the project has raised doubts among analysts who […]
Anger is growing as Chinese-led $50 billion project readies to displace thousands, wipe out villages, and shake up international trade
Gate installation for the new locks of the expanded Panama Canal began this week, marking the next phase of construction for the $5+ billion expansion project. The post Watch: Massive Expanded Panama Canal Gate Slides Right Into Place appeared first on gCaptain Maritime & Offshore News.
The new Panama Canal lock gates are now being installed and holy crap they are gigantic to the point of disbelief. Egyptian pyramids-level huge. Imperial Star Destroyer-level massive. Look at those tiny people and the size of those concrete canyons. The 3,285-ton 9-story-high gate is 33 feet (10 meters) wide. Read more...
The works for the grout curtain to protect the foundation of Borinquen 1E Dam concluded today. The grout curtain is 2.4 kilometers long and 15 meters deep under
The first of the new lock gates for the expanded Panama Canal are being installed into place approximately one year ahead of the Third Set of Locks' anticipated opening and about 7 years after the project began. The post Gate Installation Begins for Expanded Panama Canal appeared first on gCaptain Maritime & Offshore News.
All photos by Rose Marie Cromwell The water rises and another ship - an oil tanker - passes through a set of giant steel gates. Thousands of people have gathered at the Miraflores viewing center in Panama City to celebrate the 100-year anniversary of the Panama Canal. Show More Summary
The installation of the gates for the new locks of the Panama Canal began today on the Atlantic side of the waterway, the Panama Canal Authority (ACP) reported.
Safari Voyager will do 29 one-way sailings, all including a transit of the Panama Canal.
The Panama Canal Expansion has completed today the transfer of all gates belonging to the new locks of the Expansion in the Pacific side. The last gate that
Construction of Nicaragua's $50 billion Interoceanic Grand Canal, expected to rival the Panama Canal, will begin Dec. 22 after feasibility studies have been approved, the committee overseeing the project said on Thursday. The post Nicaragua Canal Construction to Begin in December, Committee Says appeared first on gCaptain Maritime & Offshore News.
A Panama Canal delegation headed by Administrator Jorge L. Quijano visited Japan to hold discussions with the Japan Shipowners’ Association (JSA) and the major Japanese shipping lines,
The Colts will make the playoffs this year. It's the biggest lock this side of the Panama Canal. Football Outsiders gives them a 98 percent chance of reaching the postseason, based on team quality (very good), upcoming schedule (mostly downhill sledding after Sunday night) and divisional opposition (stifled laugh). Show More Summary
The expansion of the Panama Canal reached a significant milestone Wednesday with the arrival of the final shipment of gates for the new locks. The post Final Shipment of Gates for Expanded Panama Canal Delivered appeared first on gCaptain Maritime & Offshore News.