Jose Antonio Pineda

Work to start on Puerto Cortes Container Terminal in October

No later than October this year the construction and equipping will begin on the container terminal in Puerto Cortes, Honduras, executives of the Philippine company International Container Terminal Services (ICTSI) have stated. “We look forward to results shortly, according to the schedule of activities of operation and construction of what has to be done to improve infrastructure from October this year,” said Juan Carlos Garrido, director of Business Development for the Americas of ICTSI. The [...]

Puerto Cortes, Honduras has deficiencies in infrastructure

Puerto Cortés requires an investment of $1,000 million to restore competitiveness and regain its past position as the main port in Central America. The recovery process, which would require 30 years, begins in February, with the opening of the bidding process. Fewer ships now arrive in Puerto Cortes, and the port is anchored, while its neighbors, Guatemala and Costa Rica, advance. The port continues generating substantial losses to the State of Honduras. Jose Antonio Pineda, [...]