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Robert Allan Design for Amazon
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Robert Allan Design for Amazon

Hotips#678  October A thousand miles (1600 Kilometers) up the Amazon River the Port of Manaus has long attracted ocean going …Read the Rest

Manaus: A Port on a Hill
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Manaus: A Port on a Hill

Cummins Hotips#641     September 2011 To a large extent Manaus owes its existence to its location at the confluence of the …Read the Rest

A River Life: Hard Start & Big Rewards
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A River Life: Hard Start & Big Rewards

Cummins Hotips#640                 September 2011   Seventy-five year old Oziel Mustafa dos Santos began his work life on the Amazon …Read the Rest

Pushing on Brazil’s Rio Madeira
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Pushing on Brazil’s Rio Madeira

Cummins Hotips#639                 September 2011 Flavio Silveira does design work for the Beconal shipyard where he continues to upgrade the …Read the Rest

Wheels on the Amazon
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Wheels on the Amazon

Cummins Hotips#638           September 2011 Lowlands that can make road building difficult border the 1,495 kilometers of river that flow …Read the Rest

Manaus: Deepsea Inland Port
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Manaus: Deepsea Inland Port

Cummins Hotips#636     September 2011 Arguably the world’s greatest river system, the Amazon is navigable to large ships from …Read the Rest

Pushboats for the Amazon
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Pushboats for the Amazon

Cummins Hottips#586 April 2010 Transdorada Transportes LTDA, a towboat operator on Brazil’s Amazon River, has recently taken delivery of a …Read the Rest