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  • 3 March 2011

    Representatives of Central American nations called upon the Costa Rican and Nicaraguan authorities to respect the decision of the Supreme Court of the Haya on the border dispute between the two countries. A few days before the court issues a judgment on the conflict, the Central American Council of Human Rights Ombudsman called on governments […]

  • 21 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    MSC Rachele Runs Aground MSC’s containership Rachele has run aground on a sandbank in Western Scheldt (Westerschelde) estuary off Terneuzen, a city in the southwestern Netherlands, the Zeeland Veilig website reported.…Read more Ocean Star Pacific Runs Aground Panamanian-flagged Ocean Star Pacific cruise ship ran aground on Friday, December 12 in General Santos City area, off […]

  • 10 September 2012

    Nicaragua and the Hong Kong-based company have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) on financing for a $30 billion inter-oceanic canal. The canal will cater for larger ships than the Panama Canal and will be Central America’s second main waterway. According to, this document was signed by Nicaraguan deputy foreign minister and president of […]

  • 19 February 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders, Technology

    A contract has been signed by EPN, the Nicaraguan Port Authority, and INTUR, the Nicaraguan Tourist Agency, with the Damen Shipyards Group for the delivery of a CSD350 Cutter Suction Dredger. The dredger is to be operated by EPN on a project to create and maintain a 200 km inland channel running along a section […]

  • 1 August 2014
    Business & Finance

    Nicaragua has opted for Dutch know-how in construction of the country’s shipping canal project, which is believed would usher a new age for shippers, especially with respect to fuel savings.   Dr. Paul Oquist, a Nicaraguan Minister and an advisor to the President for the Nicaragua Canal project, has visited Deltares, an independent Dutch institute […]

  • 10 May 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Chief Project Advisor of HKND Group, Bill Wild, met in late April with the Nicaraguan Chamber of Construction (CNC) in Managua, presenting latest developments of the Nicaragua Grand Canal Project and cooperation opportunities for the local companies. Over 30 representatives from members companies including Rodrigo Pereira, the President of CNC, attended the meeting. Also present were representatives from the Chamber of […]

  • 17 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    Nicaraguans once again expressed their dissatisfaction with a USD 40 billion Nicaragua Grand Canal project by staging a protest in Nicaragua’s capital of Managua, according to Inside Costarica. The protesters expressed their concern over the effect of the Canal to local freshwater resources and the environment. Work on the Nicaragua canal will start on December 22, with the […]

  • 16 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Nicaragua’s Secretary for National Policy, Paul Oquist has submitted the project for construction of inter-oceanic Nicaragua Grand Canal, to the institutions of the European Union.   Nicaragua is seeking both financial and political support from the EU members, as it struggles to emerge from poverty and achieve economic independence. According to Oquist, the move is […]

  • 11 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    On 3 September Statoil signed a Petronic-Statoil a letter of intent with the intention to find ways to cooperate in oil and gas activities offshore Nicaragua’s Pacific coast. The consortium (Statoil and Petronic) has also sent a request to the Nicaraguan Ministry of Energy of Mines (MEM) to request start of exclusive negotiations for concession […]

  • 24 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    HKND Group has announced the successful competition of the “Census of Persons, Families and Assets Attached to Land, Directly Benefited by the Construction of the Nicaragua Canal Project”. The Census recognition ceremony was held October 16th in the auditorium of the Secretariat of the Presidency (SEPRES). The total land area covered by the survey was […]

  • 28 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Last week, HKND Group held six consecutive briefing seminars about the Nicaragua Canal project across the country in Managua, Rivas, Bluefields and New Guinea. The seminars were organized in collaboration with the Nicaraguan government, the Superior Council of Private Enterprises (COSEP), the American Chamber of Commerce in Nicaragua (AMCHAM), the National Recycling Forum (FONARE), the National […]

  • 26 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Government of Nicaragua, the Grand Canal Commission and HKND group jointly held the commencement ceremony for the Grand Canal of Nicaragua at the House of the People in the capital city of Managua on December 22, 2014. President of Nicaragua, Mr. Daniel Ortega and Mr. Wang Jing, Chairman and CEO of HKND Group delivered key-note speeches […]

  • 1 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dr. Paul Oquist, a Nicaraguan minister and an advisor to the President for the Nicaragua Canal project, has visited Deltares. He heard what the Netherlands has to offer in terms of the expertise it can provide for the completion of the new Nicaragua Canal. More capacity is needed to cope with ever larger ships Nicaragua […]

  • 7 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    Invited and sponsored by Mr. Wang Jing, Chairman and CEO of HKND Group, a 21-member delegation from Nicaragua paid a week-long visit to China from October 19-26, 2013. The group of businessmen, academics and politicians toured Beijing, Xuzhou, Wuhan, Yichang and Hong Kong respectively for a fact-finding mission. After winding up the trip, all delegates […]

  • 27 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    HKND Group has entered into an agreement with Friends of the San Juan River Foundation (FUNDAR), a Nicaraguan environmental NGO, for the development of the first Biodiversity Management Plans for the Nicaragua Grand Canal Project. HKND will, in strict accordance with the recommendations made in the Environmental and Social Impact Assessment (ESIA) undertaken by the […]

  • 2 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    HKND Group and the Ramsar Convention (Convention on Wetlands of International Importance ) recently held two meetings about the protection and preservation of the San Miguelito wetland area. The Ramsar Convention was signed in 1971 in the city of Ramsar, Iran, and entered into force on December 21, 1975. As of February 2, 2010, 159 state members […]

  • 24 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    HKND Group recently announced that it has engaged two leading global firms to provide specialized advice and expertise for the Nicaraguan Canal Construction Plan as the company continues its work on the technical feasibility study and route determination. Representatives of the HKND technical feasibility assessment team are visiting a number of locations throughout the country […]

  • 26 October 2010

    The arrival of a contingent of Costa Rican National Police at the Nicaraguan border along the Río San Juan and a formal protest by the … (ticotimes) [mappress] Source: ticotimes, October 26, 2010;

  • 2 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    With 2014 now behind us, we thought it would be a great idea to showcase some of the most watched videos of the year. The top ten videos of 2014 range from the Nicaraguan Canal Construction project and Panama Canal expansion to the New Suez Canal dredging. Enjoy!     – Phase One of the Brisbane Airport’s New Parallel Runway […]

  • 6 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    China’s HKND Group received an environmental permit for its USD 50-billion Nicaragua Interoceanic Grand Canal Project. After HKND submitted the Environmental and Social Impact Assessment (ESIA) to the Government of Nicaragua in May this year, the government approved the Assessment for the Grand Canal Project and issued the environmental permit, having determined that it would have a positive […]

  • 29 May 2015

    Norway’s Statoil has been awarded four licences offshore the Nicaraguan Pacific. The licences cover an area of about 16,000 km2 in the largely unexplored Sandino Basin. Statoil will be the operator with 85% equity with the Empresa Nicaraguense del Petroleo (Petronic) participating with the remaining equity. “Offshore the Nicaraguan Pacific is virtually untested and the awards of […]

  • 13 January 2011

    Nicaraguan environmentalists and academics are already celebrating early victory in The Hague following the first two days of legal … By Tim Rogers (ticotimes) [mappress] Source: ticotimes, January 13, 2011;