The ship “Freedom” is not intended as a cruise ship, but as a city-community in which to live, work, retire or take a holiday.
A continuous journey around the world, with a fleet of airplanes or seaplanes for residents to move to ports. The idea comes from a company based in Florida, which calculates the cost of building the ship at about $10,000 million.
Floating cities for millionaires are not new. The best known of [...]
Global marine and environmental risk assessor, RightShip, has been awarded the Australian Prime Minister’s Exporter of the Year Award by Tony Abbott MP at the 2013 Australian Export Awards on November 26 in Melbourne. RightShip also won the Business Services Exporter of the Year award and was runner-up in the Environmental Solutions category at the Governor of Victoria Export Awards in October.
RightShip was established in 2001 to address the lack of accessible, transparent data [...]
The Regional Port Society of Buenaventura SA announced through a press release to the port community and shipping lines that the legalization process and signing of contract No. 1805 of 2013 has been made with the international dredging firm of Jan De Nul Colombia Branch.
The contract involves dredging to deepen the berths, turning basin and container docks as well as the dredging inventory with the Colombian firm Batiestudios SAS.
The main objective of the [...]
The anticipated dredging of the Port of Miami has started, as the City and other US East Coast ports prepare for the huge ships that will pass through the Panama Canal when expansion is completed in 2015.
“Investment in the deep dredging will yield dividends in the coming years,” said the port director, Bill Johnson in a press release announcing the start of the 18-month project, “making Florida an even more powerful player in the [...]
The National Institute of Colombia (Invías), representing the Government of Colombia and the National Finance Development Department (NDF) signed an agreement to deepen and widen the access channel to the Bay of Cartagena.
The intention is to increase connectivity and competitiveness.
Expanding the access channel will be managed by personnel of the NDF in its technical, environmental, administrative and financial aspects and with an investment amounting to $60 million. The work will end on July [...]