viernes, 8 de agosto de 2014
2015 -completed mission
After dodging multiple financial barriers and deploy intensive bilateral negotiations State Panama Canal Authority (ACP) Group of States and the Canal (GUPC) quadripartite international consortium formed by the Spanish company Sacyr Vallehermoso, Impregilo, Italy, the Belgian Jan de Nul and Panama Urban Construction Friday agreed to the final terms to ensure that the extension of the route connecting the Pacific and Atlantic be completed in December 2015.
The ACP informed COUNTRY signed with the consortium "variation to the contract that formalizes the agreements reached in March to complete the works." In this time, the two parties signed a "memorandum of understanding" to set the parameters to complete enlargement by GUPC, responsible for the construction of a new set of locks of the waterway, which turns 100 on August 15. The progress of the project is 73%, while the overall progress of the entire work is 78%, Jorge Quijano, ACP Administrator reported. After signing the memorandum of understanding in March, the Authority and the consortium had set a deadline, which expired this July 30, to find a definitive solution to their differences.