An average of between 110 and 120 ships per month are docking at the Central Operadora Portuaria (OPC) at the container terminal at Puerto Cortes, Honduras.
Comparing the second half of 2014 with the same period of 2015, general cargo handled increased by 15%, container throughput increased by 10% and currently the largest terminal has maximized its logistics of ships, said Mariano Turnes, CEO of the maritime complex.
“There are important historical developments in vessel […]
The best value tender for Technical Assistance for management of the fourth bridge over the Canal project was awarded to the company T.Y.LIN International Panama, SA, for $17,797,040.00.
This company obtained the highest score according to the analysis and relevant studies conducted by the evaluation commission.
T.Y. LIN International will be responsible for carrying out qualified and specialized technical assistance to ensure proper implementation of the objectives of this work in terms of design, construction […]
After twenty meetings held by the logistics chain and coordinated by the Competitiveness Committee of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Puerto Cortés, Honduras (CCIC), importers again expressed their anger at the new port charges.
“This is based on the principle of ‘before and after’. If it is true, before the processes in Puerto Cortes they were semi-manual, it was cheaper and more efficient. Now we have an operator who supposedly has the know-how […]
By Franklin Castrellón
The Panama Chamber of Shipping (CMP) has said they are satisfied with the implementation of the Logistics Office by the Panamanian government, and consider it a big step towards the ultimate goal of turning Panama into a regional logistics hub through “the establishment of the Consultative Council with the participation of the private sector”.
At a meeting on January 21, 2016, with representatives of the maritime and logistics industry, the ministers of […]
While Panama’s “logistics hub” lags:
Not only are investments surging in US railroad networks, but mega ships are demanding public and private railroad sectors in Europe to pick up steam. An extensive survey of these phenomena is reported in the January 23 edition of the Journal of Commerce by Special Correspondent, Malcolm Ramsay. “With the largest mega-ships now carrying up to 19,000 twenty-foot-equivalent units, modern ports need the capability to transport huge volumes of containers […]