Tag: Latin America

Kalmar to deliver Hybrid RTGs to Buenos Aires

Hybrid RTG

Kalmar, part of Cargotec, has signed an agreement with Exolgan container terminal in Buenos Aires, Argentina, to supply a 4 rubber-tyred gantry cranes (RTGs) with hybrid drivelines. The order also includes the supply of a spare parts package for the machines, with the delivery scheduled for late 2019. The Exolgan is a general cargo and […]

Argentina constructs wind farms, develops Puerto Quequen as a logistics base

Puerto Quequen

Puerto Quequen, Argentina, starts constructing a facility to handle wind turbines, which later on will be converted into a container terminal. The port on the southeast of the Buenos Aires province is to receive the wind turbines already in early 2019. These will be shipped from Asia for wind farms Vientos Necochea, Vientos Miramar and […]

APMT Moin Container Terminal starts handling vessels

Moin Container Terminal

APM Terminals’ Moin Container Terminal (MCT) in Costa Rica has been granted permission by the National Council of Concessions (CNC) to start commercial operations at its first deep-sea berth. This is a key step for the terminal, as it allows to transfer all commercial container ships currently serviced at Puerto Limon and Puerto Moin to […]

Developing the future port of Buenos Aires

Buenos Aires port

The port of Buenos Aires, Argentina’s main container gateway, is developing to meet the challenges of today’s shipping industry: larger vessels, bigger call sizes, consolidation among the players. The Port Authority – La Administracion General de Puertos (AGP) – plans to deepen the access channel, to change the port’s current layout consisting of finger piers […]

DP World acquires another port in Peru

DP World Peru

Yesterday, 18 March 2018, DP World announced the acquisition of Cosmos Agencia Maritima S.A.C., a fully integrated logistics services provider based in Peru. Cosmos Group owns Neptunia S.A and Triton Transport S.A, that offer maritime and logistics services, and also possesses a 50% stake in Terminales Portuarios Euroandinos S. A. at the port of Paita, […]

Argentina develops rail connection to Bahia Blanca, Russian Railways interested

Bahia Blanca

Russian Railways (RZD), Russia’s state monopoly operating rail cargo and passenger traffic, plans to join the infrastructure development projects in Argentina, informs TASS news agency. Following the meeting with Argentine President Mauricio Macri, who visited Moscow last week, Oleg Belozerov, RZD General Director, announced: “Today we have heard from Mr. Macri that Argentina is interested […]

Yilport clarifies the situation at Puerto Bolivar

Following our recent publication on the troubles that the Turkish port operator Yilport Holding has lately encountered with its project in Ecuador while developing the terminal at Puerto Bolivar, we have received an official statement on the dispute, which was issued by Robert Yuksel YILDIRIM, the Chairman of YILPORT Holding and President & CEO of […]

Yilport encounters troubles at Puerto Bolivar, Ecuador

Puerto Bolivar

Tensions are growing at Yilport’s port development project at Puerto Bolivar, Ecuador. Patricia Henríquez, the deputy of the El Oro province, where the port is located, has sent an official request last week to the Ministry of Transport and Public Works, the Internal Revenue Service, the Port Authority and Yilport Ecuador asking to report on […]

Puerto Cortes develops its container facilities

Puerto Cortes

Operadora Portuaria Centroamericana (OPC), part of the ICTSI group and the container terminal operator at the port of Puerto Cortés in Honduras, has announced the progress in the extension of its facility. Having won the international bid for design, finance, construction, maintenance and operation of the specialized container and cargo terminal in the Republic of […]

Brazil’s large container terminal is acquired by China Merchants Port

China Merchants Port TCP

On 4 September, during the 2017 BRICS summit in Xiamen, China Merchants Port Holdings (CMPort) signed the share purchase agreement with TCP Participações S.A. (TCP) to acquire a 90% stake in TCP, the joint-venture that operates the port of Paranaguá, Brazil, informs the Group. The disclosed purchase price is 2.89 bln Brazilian reals (USD 925 […]

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