No. 411. Investment plan for ports to exceed $15 billion (Brazil) 2. The Belgian company Jan De Nul will start dredging on Barranquilla Port (Colombia) 3. Port of Los Angeles wins Global Environmental Award (United States) 4. South Koreans presented Port Development Plan (Honduras) 5. Noranda announces Port Rhodes expansion project (Jamaica) 6. Puerto del Callao reduces to 12 hours (Peru) 7. Panama is on its way to become the logistics hub of the Americas 8. OAS provides support in the training of port Authorities in the Americas 9. CIP present in the Competitiveness Forum of the Americas 10. Port activities in the region
December 2011, No. 391. Seminar on Single Window, Logistics and Competitiveness 2. Panama in category A of the General Council of the IMO 3. The Argentine port of Bahia Blanca is enhanced in private investment (Argentina) 4. U.S. $ 40 million ready for invest in the port of Lazaro Cardenas 2012 (Mexico) 5. Peru will invest U.S. $ 3 billion to improve ports 6. Port reform in the Dominican Republic 7. Bolipuertos invest around U.S. $ 1000 million in Puerto Cabello and La Guaira (Venezuela) 8. The Mexican port of Lazaro Cardenas completed the implementation of the Seal of Guarantee of the Port of Valencia 9. XXI Latin American Congress on Ports AAPA to be held in Guatemala 10. Port of Montevideo historical record (Uruguay) 11. MIT Panama with investments of U.S. $ 200 million 12. Puerto del Rosario with the newest technology (Argentina) 13. Dr. Carlos Gallegos retired 14. Port Activities
October 2011, No. 381. First Hemispheric Conference on Short Sea Shipping 2. An investment of US$20 millions in Buenos Aires Port is announced (Argentina) 3. Brazilian Ports mobilize 700 million tons of cargo annually 4. Canada Steamship Lines Doubles New Vessel Order 5. Five companies bid for dredging of entrance to Port of Buenaventura 6. Millionaire investments in port works at Iquique Port (Chile) 7. Salvadorian Port of La Uni? welcomes first ship 8. USA: Port of Tampa Enhances Cruise Terminal 6 9. Quetzal Port Company moves 33.3% more containers 10. Port Authority of Jamaica Confirms Kingston Plans for New Expansion 11. Strategic Alliance between the Port of Altamira and Interior Port (M?ico) 12. Paraguay increases container shipping capacity 13. Bolipuertos and shipping companies discuss implementation of single window 14. Uruguay: Committee to Look Into Potential Locations for Deepwater Port 15. Shipping industry faces new "perfect storm" and structural change in world market 16. Port Activities
August 2011, No. 371. Bidding basis from Coquimbo Port 2. Chile?s Port Works Department celebrates its anniversary with presentations of its management 3. A new Nicaraguan shipping to boost exports 4. Shipping reduce services to stop rate declining 5. Intensifying trade between Mexico and South America could increase exchanges 6. Costal Ports Meeting on behalf of AMIP in September 7. 22% of the TEUs movement increases at Manzanillo?s Mexican port 8. The Panama Canal will have a US$2.398,9 millions record budget by 2012 9. New port facilities will arrive to Venezuelan terminals 10. Singapore-Uruguay APN International Forum 11. SAAM Brazil and CSAV join the "Puerto 24" initiative at Santos? Brazilian port 12. Authorities evaluate the enlargement of Port Kingston 13. Sanitation at Port Nassau 14. Bridgetown?s port implements a new customs system 15. Port Activities
June 2011, No. 361. Inauguration of Regasification Port (Argentina) 2. Industrial and Port Park of the Caribbean 3. The First Course on Protection of Port Installations comes true successfully (Chile) 4. Port Master Plan for Puerto Moin (Costa Rica) 5. Cruises in Cartagena, $ 40 million of profit (Colombia). 6. Puerto de Mejillones, world?s largest operator of sulfuric acid (Chile) 7. Puerto de Manta, a new Logistics Platform (Ecuador) 8. Inter-oceanic corridor (Guatemala) 9. Puerto Coronel promotes women in Ports (Chile) 10. Empresa Nacional Portuaria Income increases (Honduras) 11. Creation of the Port Maritime Council in Mexico 12. Multimodal Port in Baru (Panama) 13. New Port Terminal in Yurimaguas (Peru) 14. Uruguay ? Brazil ? Argentina celebrate Strategic Alliance 15. Port Activities
April 2011, No. 351. Challenges Ahead for Shipping Association of Barbados 2. APM Guarantees $992.2 million Investment for Construction of Costa Rica Terminal 3. IFC Finances Construction of Container Terminal at the Port of Santos (Brazil) 4. Strong Economic Growth due to Expansion at Port of Prince Rupert (Canada) 5. Autoridad Mar?ima Portuaria increases its social responsibility (El Salvador) 6. Containerized Imports Experience Growth (United States) 7. The Comision Portuaria Nacional (CPN) grows day by day (Guatemala) 8. Port of Kingston Anticipates Expansion Project (Jamaica) 9. Panama Maritime Authority (AMP) successfully conducted maritime security operations (Panama) 10. Peruvian Ports: Moving Towards Modernization (Peru) 11. Port Zante to Recieve World's Largest Cruise Ship (St. Kitts) 12. The Executive Board of the CIP holds its Twelfth ordinary Meeting 13. Port Activities
February 2011, No. 341. Port Expansion (Argentina) 2. Modernizations at Puerto Lim? (Costa Rica) 3. Uruguay to Build Additional Port 4. Bolipuertos Drives Development with Responsible Social Enterprise (Venezuela) 5. Panam?Added to the White List of the Paris Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on Port State Control 6. The Port of Cutuco Offers New Prices (El Salvador) 7. Grand Bahama Port Authority Makes Business Ownership Easier 8. Prince Rupert Port Handles Record Cargo (Canada) 9. Jaxport Delays Hanjin Terminal Construction (United States) 10. Port of Los Angeles Breaks Export Volume Record (United States) 11. Mexico-Tampa Container Service Launched 12. Yacht Industry Security Conference Success Examines Maritime Interests 13. The American Association of Port Authorities to Host 2011 Cruise Seminar 14. Fifth Course on Management of Port Terminals (Dominican Republic) 15. CECIP XII Meeting, Vi? del Mar, Chile: 16. Port Activities
December 2010, No. 331. Barbados with strong expectations for 2010-2011 Cruise Season 2. Port of Halifax wraps up 2010 cruise season (Canada) 3. EPSA: developing logistics for the future (Chile) 4. Port of Cartagena awarded ?The best port of the Caribbean? for the fifth time (Colombia) 5.Puerto Limon announces new concession (Costa Rica) 6. Port of Miami launches new service to Europe (United States) 7. Ports of Mexico, epitome of growth for the region 8. SCT, APILAC and OAS carried out the Convention on Port Logistics (Mexico) 9. Panamax 2010 (Panama) 10. Tramarsa invests on fleet of motorboats and tug boats (Peru) 11. Port of Port of Spain acquires more efficient software (Trinidad and Tobago) 12. New Asian commercial route to Latin America: 13. Transparency and accountability in the countries of the SICA (Central America) 14. Port Activities
August 2010, No. 311. Northern breakwater in Mar de Plata to modernize its structure. 2. High probabilities of second cruise ports for Belize. 3. APM Terminals acquires 50% of new terminal in Santos (Brazil). 4. Ultraport invests USD 1 million in new equipment (Chile). 5. New SPRB bulk system (Colombia). 6. Investments in Santa Marta Port to aid the regional economy. 7. Dos Bocas Port is an essential logistics key for the industrial sector (Mexico). 8. 96 years of continuous operations for the Panama Canal. 9. APN to look for big investments for the port sector in Peru. 10. New Committee for tourism development (Trinidad & Tobago). 11. Uruguay signs dredging contract with Shanghai Dredging Company for USD 6 millions. 12. Enormous investments for Latin-American ports. 13. Latin-American Ports, source of investments and economic strength in the region . 14. China Shipping Line to carry out direct service between Asia, Mexico and South America . 15. Actualization of Incoterms 2010 ?, will enter into force on January 1st of 2011. 16. Port Activities.
June 2010, No. 301. Expansion of the Benito Quinquela Martin Terminal is a reality. 2. Brazil begins construction of new port terminals. 3. Tourism Promotion in Central America and the Caribbean. 4. New maritime security exercises in the Caribbean . 5. Chile receives large container ships. 6. Major investments in Port of Barranquilla . 7. Signs of growth and economic recovery in the region. 8. Autonomous Port Executive Committee (CEPA) Gets New Chair. 9. Port of Charleston restructuring its docks area. 10. New challenges for port security in wake of Gulf spill. 11. Mexico planning major investment in ports. 12. Bid for construction of new terminal in Guaymas. 13. Yurimaguas-Peru Gets New Port Terminal . 14. Port of Spain Port: major maritime hub in Eastern Caribbean. 15. Towards a regional integrated maritime strategy (RIMS). 16. Port Activities.
April 2010, No. 291. CIP and CECIP: Successful port meetings in Panama. 2. Cruise season ends with record figures in Argentina. 3. ISO 9001:2008 Certification for the Caribbean Maritime Institute (CMI). 4. Bolivia and Uruguay seek to accelerate gas export and port usage. 5. New transatlantic route Russia-Ecuador begins operating. 6. El Salvador?s Maritime Port Authority (AMP) launches prevention manual in navigation. 7. United States and Canada unify efforts to reduce vessel pollution. 8. Long Beach and L.A. Ports update Clean Air Action Plan. 9. Guatemala and Russia strengthen economic, trade and investment cooperation ties.
10. Mexican Port Authorities committed with the environment. 11. Infrastructure improvements at the Mazatlan Port. 12. The Panama Maritime Authority (AMP) installs a modern communication system for ports.
. 13. Port infrastructure modernization in Peru. 14. Uruguayan Government: Huge investment in port infrastructure. 15. Venezuela performs a study of marine plants from ballast water.
. 16. Port Activities.
February 2010, No. 281. Container terminal in La Plata for 2011 in Argentina . 2. Ports receiving Argentinean loads. 3. Bahamas reports a more than 28 % growth in cruise tourism. 4. The Caribbean remained the most sold destination by cruise operators. 5. Central America seeks to position itself within the top ranking in the training of sailors. 6. The bidding process of Site N? 9 of EPSA in San Antonio, Chile started. 7. The successful logistic model of Puerto Valparaiso, Chile. 8. An integrated system study on maritime transportation will begin in the first quarter. 9. A tender for a new port opens in January in Costa Rica.
10. More funds for the recovery of Louisiana ports in the U.S. 11. The IDB alerts on the high transportation costs in Latin America. 12. Maritime industry examines strategies regarding climate change.
. 13. Engineer Maria Isabel Fernandez retires from CPN in Guatemala. 14. ICTS wins concession in Manzanillo ?the port of L?aro C?denas calls for tender (Mexico). 15. A new law on ports is being rushed in Nicaragua.
. 16. Countries should not worry about the future of the ports operated by DP World. 17. Panama is reelected in the IMO ?A? Category. 18. Peruvian government makes decisions about port concessions. 19. U.S. $60 million credit is approved for construction works in the port of Callao
. 20. Saint Lucia: cruise tourism grows in the Caribbean amid economic downturn. 21. St. Kitts could be one of the docking ports of the Oasis of the Seas. 22. Tender of the second container terminal has an official date in Montevideo, Uruguay. 23. Port Activities.
December 2009, No. 271. The CIP and CECIP will meet in Panama. 2. New Stage for the CIP Magazine. 3. Port of Buenos Aires, Argentina with New Super Cranes. 4. Commercial Mission of Port of Le Havre, France in Buenos Aires, Argentina. 5. The Port Sector Analyzes the World Crisis in Buenos Aires. 6. Barbados in talks with Carnival UK for the Development of a Cruise Business. 7. Bolivia Negotiates Purchase of Barges to Reach the Atlantic Ocean. 8. Modern Cranes for Valparaiso and San Antonio Ports in Chile. 9. Colombian Ports Will Exceed the Half a Million Cruise Passengers Next Year.
10. Analysis of a new Mega Port in Limon Port, Costa Rica. 11. Costa Rica to Host an Environmental Maritime Port Meeting. 12. Alabama Promotes the Maritime Port of Mobile in Colombia
. 13. Japan Worried about the launching of Port of La Union in San Salvador. 14. Three Interested Bidders in the Container Terminal in Manzanillo, Mexico. 15. Concessions of River Ports in Peru Under Two Disciplines
. 16. Favorable Opinion Regarding the Construction of the Mineral Pier in Callao, Peru.
17. St. Kitts and Nevis Reports an Increase in Cruise Passengers. 18. ISO Certification for the Maritime Authority of Suriname. 19. Uruguayan Government Approves Law with Rules for a New Container Terminal
. 20. Royal Caribbean to have the Biggest Cruise Ship in the World. 21. The Validity Process of the Rotterdam Rules Progresses . 22. Port Activities.
October 2009, No. 261. Antigua and Barbuda Authorities in negotiations with cruise line. 2. Suspension of port taxes in the province of Buenos Aires, Argentina. 3. Beginning of the cruise season in Puerto Madryn, Argentina. 4. Huge Contract to transport iron from Brazil to China. 5. Port of Santos? expansion, Brazil, requires U.S. $ 2,900 million. 6. Ecuadorian authorities will end concession in the Port of Esmeraldas. 7. President Correa promotes collective action for Ecuadorian ports. 8. Port of Savannah (U.S.A) prepares for the Panama Canal expansion. 9. Large cruise and fortress could boost tourism in Haiti.
10. Jamaica will build terminal for larger cruise ships. 11. Panama Canal?s expansion contributes to the environment. 12. Four interested bidders in Paraguayan silos in the Port of Paranagua
. 13. Paita Port concession in Peru was signed. 14. Master Plan of the Salaverry port terminal of Peru was presented. 15. Modernization of Peruvian fluvial ports will cost U.S. $195 million
. 16. Montecon of Uruguay announced a U.S. $ 10 million investment between 2009 and 2010.
17. Loss of 47,8 tons of merchandise in Spanish ports. 18. Maersk and CMA CGM merge two of their routes between South America and the Caribbean. 19. September 24th ? World Maritime Day
. 20. Sixteen countries sign the Rotterdam Rules. 21. Ports Activities.
August 2009, No. 251. First Hemispheric Convention on Environmental Port Protection. 2. Seminar: Challenges of the Women in Ports in the XXI Century. 3. Bahamas will take measures to strengthen the Cruise Industry. 4. The Caribbean and climate change. 5. Colombia expects 470.000 travelers from cruises. 6. Japan collaborates with El Salvador on Puerto de la Uni?. 7. The State of Louisiana (USA) and the trade flow with the Port of Veracruz. 8. The Ports Altamira and Manzanillo are suffering the effects of the Crisis. 9. Cortez Transfert wins concession for Terminal in Guaymas, M?ico.
10. Concesion contract is appoved for Port of Paita, Peru. 11. Uruguay: New container Terminal. 12. Storage recuperation in the Ports of Venezuela
. 13. The volumes processed by DP world falls by 10%. 14. The shipping company Maersk Line announces a new increase in tariffs. 15. Ports Activities
June 2009, No. 241. Parana River undergoes the worse hydric crisis in 60 years. 2. Luxury yachts: significant income for the Caribbean. 3. Seminar: ?The economic crisis in the shipping and port business? in Chile. 4. Mobile scanners for ports of Valparaiso and San Antonio. 5. Colombia: new programs for the port sector. 6. Stagnated negotiation to privatize ports of the Costa Rican Caribbean. 7. Proposition to modernize Port of Limon with IDB loan. 8. Combating illegal activities at the Port of Roseau. 9. IADB funds for maritime transport study in Central America.
10. APN signs contract for improvement studies in Port of the Callao. 11. Projects of Port modernization for 2013 in Peru. 12. The Callao could continue embarking mineral until 2025
. 13. Saint Kitts expects a cruise tourism growth. 14. Latin American ports ?Managers reunited un Miami for the first time. 15. Hamburg Sud incorporates larger ships in route ECSA-USA
. 16. New president of Ports of the State, Spain. 17. Ports of China, United States and Europe register backward results. 18. Maersk line and Hanjin shipping: losses in the first trimester of 2009. 19. Philippines ICSTI Begins to construct terminal of La Plata. 20. Minor cases of maritime contamination of ships will be penalized. 21. Maersk supports proposal of emissions? control area in USA and Canada. 22. Port Activities.
April 2009, No. 231. X Executive Board of the CIP meets in Buenos Aires. 2. The crises impact the Port of Buenos Aires. 3. The Port of Nassau will receive the world?s biggest vessels. 4. Economic crisis in the Chilean maritime port activity. 5. The bidding process of San Antonio Port is proceeding according to Plan. 6. The Government will determine the future of Port of Manta. 7. Guayaquil Port has two new docks. 8. Puerto Seco in Loja, Ecuador is making long term projects. 9. Sea Trade 2009 in Miami.
10. Usa: Obscurity in the revision of containers that enters the country. 11. Shady scenery for the world-wide marine transport. 12. Decrease of loads in Panamanian Ports
. 13. The Panama Canal: Projects to build new floodgates . 14. Underground Ports operate in Paraguay and Brazil. 15. Peruvian Port Terminal of Paita has been granted to TPE partnership
. 16. Peru reports port projects with private investment of $2,000 million. 17. New national port system in Venezuela. 18. New port law in Spain. 19. The (ESPO) held a meeting in Barcelona, Spain. 20. New associated members of the CIP. 21. Port activities.
February 2009, No. 221. Tenth Executive Board meeting of the CIP. 2. Chilean Government Lists Port Laws for 2009. 3. ATI Leads Port Movement in Northern Chile. 4. Costa Rica?s port concessions. 5. Ecuadoran government suggests the concession revision of the port of Manta. 6. 11 new cranes arrived at the port of Guayaquil, Ecuador. 7. El Salvador receives port la union and initiates lobbying for the concession of the ports. 8. Port of long beach (USA) affected by the global economic crisis. 9. Mexican authorities will review pending port biddings.
10. Crisis will reduce traffic in Mexican Ports and would affect projects. 11. 2008 , A good year for ports and ships in panama. 12. ANNP is criticized for not dredging Paraguayan rivers
. 13. DP world presents proposal for concession of north wharf in Callao, Peru. 14. Granty cranes arrives to Callao. 15. Launching of Expopuertos Uruguay 2009
. 16. The great Spanish ports arrive at an uncertain 2009. 17. Rough draft of new Spanish law of ports ready. 18. Port activities.
December 2008, No. 211. Global crisis hits shipping and ports sector. 2. Agreement signed for dredging of entrance to the port of Mar del Plata, Argentina. 3. Argentine port council examines sector?s situation. 4. Brazilian government to open Manaos and Ilh?s Ports for tender. 5. Santos port in brazil to be deepened. 6. Upcoming bidding process for the chilean port of San Antonio. 7. Costa Rican government confronts JAPDEVA union. 8. Dredging of port of Lim? wharves in Costa Rica. 9. Exporters call to participate in the concession of ports of Costa Rica.
10. Designation of the head of the port secretariat of Ecuador. 11. Andean corporation of promotion approves credit of 35 million for ecuadorian port. 12. Works in salvadorean port of Union is completed
. 13. Concession of salvadorian port stagnated. 14. Port of Savannah (United States) chooses to expand its capacity in spite of the crisis. 15. APM terminals gets a prize for the facilities that operates in Kingston, Jamaica
. 16. Mercosur is negotiating a multilateral agreement for transportation. 17. An opinion to reform the port law in Mexico was approved. 18. Mexico will call for bid the pors of Mazatlan and Guaymas. 19. Mexico will only bid ports with profitable projects. 20. Expected reduction of general cargo and containers in mexican ports. 21. Manzanillo was the headquarter of the II Conference of Mexican, Los Angeles and Long Beach ports. 22. Port for cruises will work in Panama. 23. New loans approved for the Panama?s channel . 24. Panamanian government will adopt an OIT agreement for maritime work. 25. Private ports will not use agrochemicals to enter Paraguay . 26. In 2009 ENAPU of Peru will have a partner for Callao . 27. Valenciaport fundation begins an assesory project on port development plan for Peru APN . 28. Montevideo port project does not escape the world crisis.
29. Spain forces vessels to have insurance against pollution
. 30. Meeting to analyze a new law for spanish ports
. 31. Valencia?s first port in container movement. 32. Port activities.
October 2008, No. 201. Development of Buenos Aires Ports. 2. Bahia Blanca?s Port will continue to grow. 3. New containers? terminal for La Plata. 4. By 2009 the terminal for Cruise Ships in Mar del Plata will be
completed 5. New legislation for Brazil?s private ports is almost completed
. 6. New code of Port Environmental Conduct is presented for province
of Santa Fe. 7. Brazilian mining company Vale invests in the construction of
transport ships. 8. Valparaiso?s port delays bid. 9. Arica?s port terminal activates its protection system.
10. Important investment programs in the port of Buenaventura,
Colombia. 11. Competitiveness study on the Ecuadorian Ports. 12. The cranes for the Port of Guayaquil are being built in China
. 13. Long wait for the Port of el Salvador. 14. Ports of Guatemala assured protection against Terrorism. 15. Japanese shipping company NYK will dock again in Honduran ports
. 16. Mexican port laws will be reformed to attract investments. 17. 5 million dollars will be invested in Punta Colonet. 18. A new port for Veracruz, Mexico. 19. Mexican port of Manzanillo aims to be one of the biggest North
American ports. 20. Panam?seeks to be the World Logistic Center. 21. On January 2009, mineral transporting conveyer belts will begin
to operate in the port of Callao. 22. Traffic of containers grew in the ports of Callao, Paita, Ilo, and Salaverry. 23. Infrastructure work in Peruvian port of Salaverry will enhance efficiency of Foreign Trade. 24. 120 million dollars is needed to improve the access to the Port of Callao. 25. Proposition to assure cargo containers in Asia-Pacific region within the APEC framework. 26. Dominican customs will be able to detect radioactive material in ports. 27. New port authority in Paraguay in anti-corruption fight. 28. Uruguay bids new wharf and dredging in the port of Montevideo.
29. Concerns for increasing tariffs in terminal port of Montevideo
. 30. Certification of Ports of Sucre in Venezuela has been renewed
. 31. Construction of Puerto Bolivar in Zulia and modernization of Port of La Guaira has been projected in Venezuela. 32. European Committee seeks to improve connectivity between ports and logistic zones. 33. Public investments in Spanish ports. 34. OEA-CIP, Le Havre & Soget signs cooperation agreement. 35. Port Authorities.
36. Port Activities.
August 2008, No. 191. Shortening of personnel of prestigious cruise line will not have an impact on Antigua and the Caribbean. 2. Buenos Aires and Rosario will become host city for the XII International Conference of City & Ports. 3. Progress on the Bahia Blanca project, Argentina. 4. Argentinean Patagonia prepares for competition against uruguayan ports. 5. Brazil takes a drastic turn in its politics for port development
. 6. Bahia?s ports (Brazil) receives us $ 625 million and will be
privately operated and maintained. 7. Mesoamerica project units the ports of Honduras y El Salvador
. 8. COCATRAM celebrates its XXXI Ordinary Session. 9. Redging delay in Costa Rica reduces efficiency of Port of Caldera
. 10. Reforms are not moving forward in costarican port of Limon. 11. Dredging kick off for the Port of Guayaquil. 12. California struggles to clean its ports. 13. DP world becomes the first operator to integrate with C-TPAT
. 14. Salvadorean government will make new bases for port concessions
. 15. Because of the extension of the Panama Channel, US ports are requesting aid. 16. Mexico to strengthen port security. 17. Mexican ports obtain us$1,000 million in investments. 18. Nicaragua?s President welcomes Miami-Dade port director. 19. Nicaragua certifies its ports as safe docks. 20. Panama accelerates the pass of the extension of the channel. 21. Panama leads with the highest number of port cranes. 22. Panama cancelled the license of 40 vessels with Panamanian pavilion. 23. Dubai?s ports will advance the start of the operations of the south dock of el Callao in Peru. 24. Port Management Association of the Caribbean awarded the Port of St. Kitts. 25. River and lakes seminar in Peru. 26. Ports activities.
July 2008, No. 181. Argentina presents plan to improve the ports of Buenos Aires. 2. English investor insists on their proposal to buy the port of Freeport in the Bahamas. 3. Initiatives introduced to join Bolivia and Chile through ports.
4. Brazil looks for international proposals to dredge its ports.
5. Brazil encourages foreign private investments in its ports.
6. Central American port authorities to analyze the situation of the sub-regions ports. 7. Concessions of Colombian ports extended until 2033. 8. The Government of Costa Rica is asked to declare its ports as national emergency. 9. Studies protest the impact dredging has on the environment in the port of Guayaquil. 10. El Salvador will give concessions to its ports system. 11. According to the WCO, a new port law in the United States could be ?catastrophic? to the European Union. 12. Chilean shipping company CCNI will not transport containers greater than 24 MT to Mexico. 13. Nicaraguan ports are in the need of more than $ 400 million dollars.
14. The newest concession in the ports of Panama will last twenty years. 15. Protestors ask the new government to assure the navigability of the Paraguay River. 16. Peru to give concession to its river ports. 17. El Callao will become a port with Seal of Warranty. 18. Environmental authorities in Dominican Republic prohibits unloading of ships with toxic waste. 19. The European Union tribunal endorses European law in relation to ship contamination. 20. Gonzalez-Rul to leave the post of General Director to the Ports of Mexico.
21. The OAS through the CIP signs cooperation agreement with PMAC.
22. Port Activities.
May 2008, No. 171. The Third Hemispheric Conference on Port Security was Celebrated with Great Success. 2. The Subcommittee on Policy and Coordination of the CIP (SPC-CECIP) met in Punta Cana. 3. The Technical Advisory Group on Port Security celebrated its Eleventh Meeting. 4. Strong Impulse for Provincial Ports of Argentina.
5. Third Dry Dock for Grand Bahama Shipyard (GBS) in Bahamas.
6. Government of Brazil to Fulfill Strong Investments in the Transport Sector. 7. San Antonio Ports Company begins the Bidding Process in Chile
. 8. The Ports Valpara?o and Iquique Register a Growth for the First Trimester of the year. 9. The Navy Insists in its Opposition to Port Concessions in Chile. 10. The Port Authority of Jamaica (PAJ) Looks to Refinance its Debt
. 11. Various Ports in Mexico will be Concessioned. 12. Decreased Growth of Container Movement in Mexican Ports. 13. ACP Awards Dredging Contract for the Pacific Entry of the Program to Extend the Panama Canal. 14. Private Ports Invest For More Convenience for Soybean Trucks in Paraguay. 15. Venezuela Approves Reform of Decentralization and Ports Law. 16. Other activities.
March 2008, No. 161. Investments in Ports in the Province of Buenos Aires, Argentina.
2. Companies from Six Countries Interested in Monkey Point, Nicaragua.
3. France and Suriname Negotiate a Joint Port Operations. 4. Panama: Ports Moved 4 million of Teus.
5. Uruguay Pressures Internationally to Obtain Dredging of the River up to Fray Bento. 6. Mexican ports reduce security tariffs. 7. Congress of Peru approves to free the ENAPU to obtain investments. 8. Venezuela Donates USD $ 72 millon dollars to Nicaragua. 9. Jamaica. Government to re-table and pass port security act this year. 10. Major Shipping Nation Accedes to Two UN Marine Pollution Treaties.
October 2007, No. 141. Lima prepares for the Ninth Meeting of the Executive Board of the CIP and the seminar of the Ibero-American Forum on Ports as a Logistical Platform. 2. The CIP celebrated its Fifth Meeting in Salvador, Brazil. 3. The CIP Action Plan 2008-2011 is approved. 4. The Navy will assume security control over ports in Mexico.
5. Port concession process moves forward in El Salvador. 6. Controversy of the program ?Clean Trucks? for ports in Los Angeles. 7. European Union and ESPO disagree with Anti-terrorist North American law. 8. Great dynamism in Panamanian ports and the canal. 9. Nicaragua will invest 60 millions dollars in its ports in 2008.
10. Mexico approves a norm for the maritime transport of dangerous substances. 11. Port of Buenaventura aims to modernization. 12. Dubai Ports delivered technical plan of Callao?s southern dock. 13. Serious concerns regarding the decrease of the Paraguay River. 14. Uruguayan Ports are expecting an important increase of cruise ships.
15. Ecuadorian navy will dredge the access of the Port of Guayaquil. 16. Cruise tourism increases in Mexico, but new taxes will be charged. 17. New President of AAPA?s delegation of Latin America.
18. European Commission approved ??Blue Book?? on its Maritime Policy of the Union. 19. Recently named port authorities.
August 2007, No. 131. Fifth Meeting of the Inter-American Committee on Ports. 2. Port Forum in Veracruz, Mexico. 3. Debate for the transfer of the Port of Buenos Aires in Argentina. 4. The South American Steamship Company is recuperated in 2007.
5. Contracts were subscribed to acquire gantry cranes in the port of Callao. 6. 10 million dollars to repair the General San Martin port.
7. National ports of Nicaragua will be modernized and rebuilt. 8. The Uruguayan government invests 160 million dollars in ports of the Uruguay River. 9. US Government hardens conditions for the purchase of American companies. 10. Sans Souci will invest 700 million dollars in tourist projects in Dominican Republic. 11. Venezuelan government studies the possibility to apply reserve of load in the maritime transportation. 12. President Bush signs new law of security that predicts more controls. 13. Agreement with Workers of Los Angeles and Long Beach is reached to end harbor strike. 14. Recently named port authorities. 15. Port activities.
June 2007, No. 121. Seminar on Hemispheric Strategy to Promote the Participation of Women in Port Affairs. 2. Chinese investors interested in Argentine ports. 3. The Government of Bolivia plans to invest more than 100 million dollars in river ports. 4. The contract to concession the Maritime Port of Guayaquil is signed. 5. Port alliance against contamination. 6. The APN of Peru and the CIP/OAS establish a Technical Cooperation Program. 7. The United States trains security personnel in Central America and the Caribbean. 8. Investments in the port of Veracruz reached an average of 60 million dollars annually in the last 15 years. 9. Panama analyzes the Central American maritime routes and their logistics. 10. Approval of the bidding process to acquire portal cranes for Callao. 11. A common port policy is ruled out in the European Union. 12. The European parliament prohibits petroleum one hull ships. 13. Port Activities.
April 2007, No. 111. First Hemispheric Conference on Environmental Port Protection.
2. Meeting of the Sub-Committee on Policy and Coordination of the Executive Board of the CIP. 3. Memorandum of Understanding between the General Secretariat of the OAS through the CIP and the AIPPYC. 4. Latin American Port Forum: Seminar on Port Planning in Uruguay.
5. Argentina: For this year important investments in the public ports of Buenos Aires. 6. Ecuador: The concession of the Port of Guayaquil. 7. Nicaragua: Port investments. 8. Peru: A study of the environmental impact from the transportation of minerals. 9. Uruguay: The ANP begins work to facilitate the commerce of Paraguay.
10. The Latin American Association of Port Quality is formed.
11. Recently named port authorities. 12. Port activities.
February 2007, No. 101. First Hemispheric Conference on Environmental Port Protection.
2. Chile and Peru: Emphasis this year on the process of privatization. 3. U.S.A. lifts security restrictions for main ports of the Dominican. 4. Shanghai, the port with the greatest movement of cargo in the world. 5. Port of Ushuaia: Work on the expansion of the port terminal has begun. 6. Ports of Dubai sells its operations in the U.S.A. 7. Colombia: Violence affects the port of Buenaventura. 8. New Port Authorities named recently. 9. Master?s course in Port Management and Multimodal Transportation.
10. Other Port Activities.
December 2006, No. 91. First Special Meeting of the Executive Board of the CIP. 2. Second Conference Hemispheric on Port Security. 3. Schedule of CIP meetings for the year 2007. 4. Preliminary Draft of the CIP Action Plan 2008-2011. 5. Training Program of the CIP for the year 2007. 6. Meeting: The Expansion of the Panama Canal and its Repercussions.
7. Approval of San Pedro Bay Clean Air Action Plan, Los Angeles, USA. 8. Bolivia, looking at two oceans. 9. Other Port Activities.
July 2006, No. 81. Eight Meeting of the Executive Board of the CIP. 2. Guayaquil Declaration. 3. Scholarships in Ports training. 4. The Magazine CIP wins award of Merit. 5. First Special Meeting of the Inter-American Committee on Ports.
6. Memorandum of Understanding among the General Secretariat of the OAS through the Inter-American Committee on Ports and RETE, Association for the Collaboration between Ports and Cities. 7. Port Activities.
December 2005, No. 61. The Seventh Meeting of the Executive Board of the CIP. 2. Special CIP Meeting in Coordination with Spain and the European Union. 3. Seminar on Reforms and Port Development. 4. Steps Toward Cooperation. 5. Women in Ports. 6. Celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the OAS in Port Matters.
7. Port Activities.
October 2005, No. 51. CIP?s Executive Board Meeting in Houston, in December. 2. The Fourth Meeting of the CIP. 3. Two New Technical Advisory Groups. 4. The CIP Magazine. 5. Women in Port Affairs. 6. The CIP and the IAPH join forces for port cooperation. 7. Port Activities.
July 2005, No. 41. Next CIP Meetings in Maracaibo, Venezuela. 2. Courses - Port Training. 3. El Salvador: Port La Uni? is expected to begin operations in May of 2008. 4. The Dominican Republic:
- The project of rehabilitation and enlargement of the Port of Santo Domingo has begun.
- The Presidential Commission for Port Modernization and Security is created. 5. Peru: Important Law declares the construction of MegaPort Marcota to be of public interest. 6. Preliminary conclusions of the First Latin American Congress on City Ports and Urban Coast Environmental Management. 7. Port Activities.
May 2005, No. 31. Strategic Framework for Inter-American Port Security Cooperation. 2. Ibero-American Port Forum. 3. Ibero-American Port Forum. 4. Fourth Meeting of the CIP in Maracaibo, Venezuela. 5. Courses - Port Training. 6. Questionnaire on the Participation of Women in Hemisphere Port Matters. 7. Port Activities.
March 2005, No. 21. Port security support. 2. Strengthening the OAS-AAPA alliance. 3. IV Meeting of the Subcommittee on Policy and Coordination. 4. II SeaCargo Americas: International Congress and Exhibition. 5. Port Training. 6. Ibero-American Port Forum Seminar. 7. New Port Authorities. 8. Port Activities.
January 2005, No. 11. VI Meeting of the CIP?s Executive Board in Managua. 2. CIP Magazine. 3. V Meeting of the Technical Advisory Group on Port Operations (TAGPO). 4. V Meeting of the Technical Advisory Group on Navigation Safety and Environmental Protection (TAGNS&EP). 5. VI Meeting of the Technical Advisory Group on Port Security (TAGPS). 6. Meeting of the Working Group on the Participation of Women in port affairs in the Hemisphere. 7. City ? Port Relationship, central topic of current turban planning. 8. Cooperation between CIP/OEA and AAPA. 9. Brief Caribbean News. 10. Port Activities.
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