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  • 1 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District will host a National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) scoping meeting for the San Juan Metro Area Coastal Storm Damage Reduction Study. The meeting is set for Thursday, November 8 at the Colegio de Ingenieros y Agrimensores de Puerto Rico, Calle Antolin Nin Martinez 500 San Juan, Puerto […]

  • 26 March 2019

    New York City-based New Fortress Energy has held a groundbreaking ceremony for a micro fuel-handling facility in San Juan.

  • 18 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Crowley Puerto Rico Services Inc. has broken ground on a $48.5-million construction project for a new pier at its Isla Grande Terminal in San Juan, Puerto Rico. The project includes the development of a new 900-foot-long, 114-foot-wide concrete pier and all associated dredging needed to accommodate Crowley’s two new liquefied natural gas (LNG)-powered Commitment Class […]

  • 21 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    A 47-year-old man was medevaced from the Celebrity Reflection cruise ship during the morning of April 20, some 35 nautical miles north of San Juan, Puerto Rico, the United States Coast Guard informed. The man, who was in medical distress, was transported along with a cruise ship nurse to the Centro Medico Hospital in San Juan. Watchstanders with the […]

  • 30 September 2016

    Puerto Rico is on its way to break cruise passenger records for the second time in three years, according to Puerto Rico Tourism Company. The island’s port of San Juan posted record passenger numbers in 2015 with the arrival of 1.5 million passengers. The port now expects to break that record in the 2017-18 season with an […]

  • 9 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Carnival Liberty cruise ship that experienced an engine room fire on Monday is waiting clearance from authorities to sail from St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands from where it would return to San Juan cutting its seven-day cruise short. Namely, Carnival Liberty was on the second day of a seven-day Caribbean cruise that departed San Juan on […]

  • 7 March 2019

    New York City-based New Fortress Energy said its Puerto Rico unit NFEnergía signed a deal with the Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority (PREPA) for the supply of natural gas and conversion of Units 5 and 6 of the San Juan power plant.

  • 11 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    Carnival Cruise Line’s ship Carnival Liberty that experienced a fire earlier this week departed from St. Thomas on Thursday evening en route for its homeport of San Juan, Puerto Rico, where the ship is expected to arrive Friday morning, local time. “All necessary authorities including the U.S. Coast Guard have provided permission for the vessel to sail. […]

  • 11 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    Carnival Cruise Line’s ship Carnival Liberty that experienced a fire earlier this week departed from St. Thomas on Thursday evening en route for its homeport of San Juan, Puerto Rico, where the ship is expected to arrive Friday morning, local time. “All necessary authorities including the U.S. Coast Guard have provided permission for the vessel to sail. […]

  • 5 June 2017

    The United States Coast Guard (USCG) offloaded approximately 1,100 kilograms of cocaine in San Juan on June 2. As informed, the seized cocaine is estimated to have a wholesale value of approximately USD 32.5 million dollars. The offload comes following an interdiction in international waters off the southern coast of Puerto Rico on May 25, […]

  • 9 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Carnival Liberty cruise ship that experienced an engine room fire on Monday is waiting clearance from authorities to sail from St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands from where it would return to San Juan cutting its seven-day cruise short. Namely, Carnival Liberty was on the second day of a seven-day Caribbean cruise that departed San Juan on […]

  • 24 April 2013
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    During the recent US Hydro 2013 conference held in New Orleans, Louisiana, undergraduate and graduate geology students participated in a poster session showcasing their research projects. Awards were given to the top poster presentations during the conference. Undergraduate student Robin Banner, from the College of Charleston’s BEAMS (BEnthic Acoustic Mapping and Survey) program, won first […]

  • 12 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    USCG medevacs injured Chinese crewmember from the bulk carrier Bunum Hero on April 10 off Puerto Rico.

  • 13 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    Norwegian Epic allided with a pier while docking at the Port of San Juan, Puerto Rico.

  • 22 May 2015

    The US Coast Guard intercepted 117 Dominican migrants some 20 nautical miles east of the Dominican Republic, Wednesday afternoon. Coast Guard Sector San Juan Command Center watchstanders received notification from the Caribbean Air and Marine Branch that their maritime patrol aircraft located an overloaded migrant vessel 20 nautical miles east of Samana Bay, Dominican Republic. Sector […]

  • 15 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    Cashman Dredging and Marine Contracting has just released a video of the San Juan Harbor dredging project, completed this past summer, one month ahead of schedule. The Quincy based dredging company was contracted to conduct maintenance dredging as follows: from Anchorage Area E to a required depth of 36 feet; Army Terminal Turning Basin to […]

  • 19 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Crowley Maritime Corp.’s liner services group revealed plans to add sailings between Pennsauken, N.J., and San Juan, Puerto Rico, this summer amid growing demand for additional shipping service in the Northeast. “With our accelerated sailing schedule, we have determined that we can add a sailing each month between Pennsauken and San Juan,” said John Hourihan, Crowley […]

  • 10 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Northwest Straits Foundation, in partnership with the San Juan County Marine Resources Committees, will hold a workshop about the coastal and beach processes on September 19, 2015, at San Juan Island Grange, Friday Harbor, WA. The workshop will consist of a two hour classroom presentation followed by a beach walk/field trip. Jim Johannessen, Coastal Geologist, will lead […]

  • 10 January 2011

    Nicaragua is working at full speed to complete the dredging of the San Juan river and the construction of a canal, a situation which Costa… (insidecostarica) [mappress] Source: insidecostarica, January 11, 2011;

  • 19 October 2010

    The president of Nicaragua, Daniel Ortega, today gave the order to begin dredging in the San Juan River border, on whose navigation there is… [mappress] Source: la prensa, October 19, 2010;

  • 25 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Royal Caribbean International has announced the cruise line’s return to San Juan, Puerto Rico and Philipsburg, St. Maarten which were heavily impacted by recent hurricanes. On Nov. 30, Freedom of the Seas will be the first ship in the fleet to call on San Juan, Puerto Rico, arriving with approximately 3,782 visitors to the island. […]

  • 17 August 2016

    All passengers and crewmembers from the 561-foot passenger/car ferry Caribbean Fantasy, which ignited earlier today, were safely disembarked from the ship and brought to San Juan’s Pier 6, according to the United States Coast Guard’s twitter account. The fire on board the ship started in the morning hours while the Panamanian-flagged ship was some 1 mile off the coast […]