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 […]
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 […]
Work continues on the “Dry Canal” of Honduras, with the first section to be opened in the first three months of next year, reported officials of the Ministry of Infrastructure and Public Utilities (INSEP).
At present, the work of the section comprising 50 kilometers from the town of San Antonio in Comayagua to San Juan, Aguanqueterique, La Paz, wich is 60 percent complete.
Roberto Ordonez, head of Insep, making an inspection in the area, explained […]
It will help the Canal operations
Honduras promoted a dry canal at the IX World Economic Forum on Latin America that it plans to build connecting ports on the Atlantic and Pacific, which was presented as “complementary” to the Panama Canal.”
The president of Honduras, Juan Orlando Hernandez, spoke of the project without offering investment figures for not having them available during an unannounced intervention during the closing session of the forum, held at a […]
Panama has become the sixth country to integrate the Central American Economic Subsystem (SIECA), after approval of the legal instrument made during the XXXIX Summit of Heads of State and Governments of SICA in Tegucigalpa, Honduras, on June 29 2012, subsequently approved by the National Assembly of Panama in April.
Panama has now joined the Central American Economic Integration Subsystem by Incorporating the Protocol on May 6; it was reported by the Secretariat of Central […]
The Philippine firm, International Container Terminal Services Incorporated (ICTSI), winner of the tender to fund and operate the new container and general cargo terminal in Puerto Cortes, states that in the second half of 2014 the port will begin to regain its competitiveness. Juan Carlos Garrido, ICTSI business director, said that before the 60 days specified in the rules of competition for signing the contract, they expect to start by October this year the process […]