Monday, November 6, 2017
Maritime News

Nicaragua Climate Politics in Hot Water Over $50 Billion Canal Plan

By Sophie Hares TEPIC, Mexico, Nov 6 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Shaking off its climate change “pariah” status alongside the United States and war-torn Syria, Central American nation Nicaragua took...

November 6, 2017
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Monday, March 21, 2016
Maritime News

China Slowdown Not Holding Back Nicaragua Canal, Contractor Says

By Michael McDonald (Bloomberg) — Hong-Kong based HKND Group, contracted to build a $50 billion canal across Nicaragua, expects to start construction on a fuel terminal and a ship wharf...

March 21, 2016
Total Views: 20

Monday, February 8, 2016
Maritime News

Nicaragua Sticks to $50 Billion Canal Plan as Setbacks Pile Up

By Michael McDonald (Bloomberg) — Manuel Coronel Kautz isn’t a man who’s easily deterred. Good thing. Because as head of Nicaragua’s Canal Authority, he’s seen the $50 billion, Chinese-backed project...

February 8, 2016
Total Views: 2

Wednesday, September 30, 2015
Maritime News

Environmental Study Highlights ‘Risks and Uncertainties’ of Nicaragua canal

  MEXICO CITY, Sept 30 (Reuters) – Nicaragua’s planned $50 billion canal project is “fraught with risks and uncertainties,” and could cause more harm than good unless the government and...

September 30, 2015
Total Views: 28

Thursday, August 27, 2015

Nicaragua Canal Company Says $50 Billion Plan Has Public Backing

By Bloomberg News (Bloomberg) — The Chinese company seeking to build a $50 billion canal across Nicaragua said the project has broad public support and that it is willing to...

August 27, 2015
Total Views: 0

Monday, August 24, 2015
Maritime News

Nicaragua Just Can’t Stop Dreaming of a Canal – VIEW

By Justin Fox (Bloomberg View) — Late last year, Nicaraguan authorities said that construction was about to begin on a $50 billion canal connecting the Atlantic and the Pacific. Hong...

August 24, 2015
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Wednesday, August 19, 2015
Maritime News

China’s Huge (and Hard-to-Find) Canal on the Doorstep of America

  By Michael McDonald (Bloomberg Business) — Deep on the southeastern side of Lake Nicaragua, along a bumpy dirt road that climbs gently through lush-green forest, sits the tiny town...

August 19, 2015
Total Views: 10

Tuesday, June 9, 2015
Maritime News

Costa Rica Questioning Environmental Impact of Nicaragua Canal

Costa Rica wants information from Nicaragua about the potential environmental impact of a planned $50 billion canal project that would rival the Panama Canal, Costa Rican President Luis Guillermo Solís Rivera said on Tuesday.

June 9, 2015
Total Views: 24

Friday, December 26, 2014

Doubts Deepen Over China-backed Nicaragua Canal

When one of the poorest countries in the Americas and a little-known Chinese businessman said they planned to undertake one of the biggest engineering projects in history, few people took them seriously.

December 26, 2014
Total Views: 0

Monday, December 22, 2014
Maritime News

Nicaragua Announces Start of China-led Canal to Rival Panama

Nicaragua on Monday broke ground on its Chinese-led $50 billion shipping canal, a massive infrastructure project that aims to rival Panama's waterway and revitalize the economy of the second-poorest country in the Americas.

December 22, 2014
Total Views: 36

Thursday, November 20, 2014
Maritime News

Nicaragua Canal Construction to Begin in December, Committee Says

Construction of Nicaragua's $50 billion Interoceanic Grand Canal, expected to rival the Panama Canal, will begin Dec. 22 after feasibility studies have been approved, the committee overseeing the project said on Thursday.

November 20, 2014
Total Views: 21

Monday, October 20, 2014
Maritime News

Shipping Industry Reveals Skepticism Over Nicaragua Canal Project

By Rainbow Nelson in Cartagena Nicaragua’s ambitious plans to build a rival to the Panama Canal are likely to cost almost double the estimated $40bn, according to experts at the...

October 20, 2014
Total Views: 5

Tuesday, July 8, 2014
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Nicaragua Approves $40 Billion Canal Route

A Nicaraguan committee approved a proposed route on Monday for a $40 billion shipping channel across the Central American country that would compete with the Panama Canal.

July 8, 2014
Total Views: 18

Thursday, December 5, 2013

Chinese Investor Behind Proposed Nicaraguan Canal Announces $3 Billion Ukraine Port Project

Wang Jing, a little known Chinese investor who has a concession to build a waterway in Nicaragua to rival the Panama Canal, announced he was also spearheading a $3 billion project to build a deepwater port in Ukraine.

December 5, 2013
Total Views: 3

Tuesday, June 25, 2013

Chinese Businessman Behind $40 Bln Nicaragua Canal Denies Special Ties

The mysterious Chinese businessman behind a $40 billion plan to build a canal through Nicaragua pledged transparency on Tuesday -- but refused to reveal where he attended college.

June 25, 2013
Total Views: 1

Thursday, June 13, 2013

Nicaragua Government OK’s $40 Billion Canal Project

Nicaraguan lawmakers granted a 50-year concession to a Chinese company on Thursday for it to design, build and manage a shipping channel across the Central American nation that would compete with the Panama Canal.

June 13, 2013
Total Views: 17


Nicaragua Canal – Developer FAQ and Interview

Nicaraguan Assembly OKs $40 billion canal to rival Panama's.

June 13, 2013
Total Views: 27

Monday, June 10, 2013

Chinese Firm Plans to Build $40 Billion Nicaraguan Canal

News sources around the world are reporting the Chinese company, HK Nicaragua Canal Development Investment Co. Ltd., is fast-tracking plans with the Nicaraguan government to build another canal to link the...

June 10, 2013
Total Views: 2