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APM Terminals in Costa Rica terminal deal

APM Terminals, Van Oord and Bam International have signed a $460m contract for the construction of the new Moin ContainerTerminal (TCM) in Costa Rica.

The contract is for the construction of the first phase of the 1.3m teu deepwater development, which is due to begin in the first quarter of 2014.

APM Terminals’ total investment […]


Log export proposal draws large crowd at Newport town hall meeting

A proposal to develop a multi-million-dollar log-exporting terminal at the Port of Newport continues to be one of the region’s most contentious issues, as revealed by the attendance and resulting dialogue at a public meeting held Tuesday night in Newport.

The plan to build a 15-acre paved log yard on port property has been delayed […]