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Boskalis acquires € 200 million port construction contract in Brazil

Comments Off | 08-3-2011

Netherland’s Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) has won a contract for the construction of a new port terminal TX2 at Superporto do Açu. The Açu Superport industrial complex in the north of Rio de Janeiro state is the largest port-industry enterprise in Latin America and is expected to become one of the largest port complexes [...]

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Wilson Sons mulling investment of US$1.8 billion in Brazil port infrastructure

Comments Off | 05-18-2011

Wilson, Sons is to invest an estimated US$1.8 billion to improve its port, logistics and maritime infrastructure until end-2017. The announcement was made Tuesday during a press conference for the Company’s first quarter results.
Wilson, Sons is one of Brazil’s largest port and maritime logistics operators. It has six operating segments: port terminals, towing, logistics, shipping, [...]

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Advent International to purchase 50% of the capital stock of Brazil’s TCP – Terminal de Conteineres de Paranagua S/A

Comments Off | 01-16-2011

Global private equity firm, Advent International Friday announced it is to acquire 50% of the capital stock of TCP – Terminal de Conteineres de Paranagua S/A (TCP). TCP is Brazil’s third-largest container port terminal. The value of the transaction and other financial terms were however not disclosed.
All of TCP’s current shareholders – Pattac Empreendimentos e [...]

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Pecem port in the Ceara state of Brazil to invest US$1.3 billion in infrastructure enhancements

Comments Off | 09-25-2010

The port of Pecem in the Ceara state of Brazil will invest some considerable amount in the enhancement of the port’s infrastructure. The investment will be undertaken in a period of the coming six years, to cost about US$1.3 billion. The investment plans were revealed by the port’s spokesman in an interview with BNamericas. The [...]

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ANTT to publish infrastructure tender for construction of Campinas Bullet Train

Comments Off | 07-15-2010

ANTT, the Brazilian national grounds transport agency announced Tuesday that it will be publishing its infrastructure tender for the construction of the Rio de Janeiro-Sao Paulo-Campinas bullet train. The agency announced it will commence tendering for the US$18.8 billion infrastructure investment today, its spokesman said. 
The announcement for the July 14th tender was made by Brazilian [...]

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Dutch company ARCADIS signed investment deal on Sao Paolo sanitation project generating 80,000 jobs

Comments Off | 06-28-2010

The Dutch international design, consulting, engineering and management Services Company, ARCADIS, Friday announced that its Brazilian subsidiary had signed a US$54 million deal with the Sao Paulo State Basic Sanitation Company, SABESP, for its services. According to the announcement, the company said that a syndicate led by its Brazilian subsidiary, ARCADIS Logos, had signed the [...]

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