Emirates Interested in Interoceanic Nicaragua Canal

The United Arab Emirates expressed their interest to participate in the construction of the canal, together with other world powers.

Tuesday, October 6, 2009

Prince Abdullah Zayed Al Nahyan said in his visit to Nicaragua: "We are looking for various cooperation schemes" and "to be part of the initiative to link both oceans with a canal".

"I am here with a team representing the government and the private sector. Many of its members are very important companies in the country (...) I think they will be very interested in reviewing this [canal] proposal", said Zayed Al Nahyan, in an article in local newspaper Laprensa.com.ni.

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Nicaragua Canal Route Announced

July 2013

The president of HKND declared that they have already decided the route of the proposed Nicaraguan canal.

Wang Jing, president of HKND said that although a feasibility report is currently being carried out, "the framework" for the project has already been defined. "There wont be small changes, but there are no major changes," said the businessmen when specifying the route: Hound Sound Bar (South of Isla del Venado, in Bluefields Bay) - Escondido River - Rama River - Oyate River - Lake Nicaragua - Las Lajas River - Brito River.

Russia Reconsiders Plans for Nicaraguan Channel

January 2010

Russian authorities announced they must reevaluate the conditions for the construction of an inter-oceanic channel in Nicaragua.

A year ago, Russian president Dimitry Medvedev agreed to analyze the participation of Russia's private and public sectors in the construction of a $18 billion channel linking the Pacific with the Atlantic Ocean through Nicaragua.

Nicaragua's Interoceanic Canal

June 2012

Does this project have real and practical bases, which means we should pay attention to it?


CentralAmericaData.COM's vision is to select and validate business news that matter to the region. The modern Central American entrepreneur simply does not have time to do so, and this is the service we provide, therefore, given the publicity the press in general has given to the intereoceanic canal project promoted by President Ortega, we have an obligation to analyze and comment from a business standpoint.

The Tiger Shows its Spots

June 2013

A Chinese state heavyweight is the company contracted to carry out the feasibility study for the Grand Canal of Nicaragua.

This is good news for Nicaragua: peaking out from behind the unknown HK Nicaragua Canal Development and its president Wang Jing, are the real stakeholders in the Grand Oceanic Canal.

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