3rd Latin America Port Expansion Summit
Mexico City, Nov. 30-Dec. 1st, 2017
After two successful editions of the Latin America Port Expansion Summit in Peru & Colombia, Lnoppen will host its 3rd edition this time in Mexico, with Latinports as Associated Partner, as on the previous occasions.
Post updated after conclusion of the event
¿End of the Slowdown in Containers Movement? It was an interesting critique from Latinports’ Executive Diretor, Julian Palacio, to the proliferation of terminals (favela ports), port oversizing of existing and construction of new without having sufficient cargo that justifies them (white elephants), prioritizing the desire on the need, what is leading to the expected benefits of the competition become harmful.
In the particular case of the host country he explained that, even though Mexico has always been at the forefront in terms of new initiatives in the port sector, as well as other countries may be falling in the oversizing as according to figures from the Association of Terminal and Port Operators, ATOP, particularly in the Gulf the port capacity utilization will be just 34% in the next decade.
On the presentation of the Latinports’ Executive Director, more detail in Analysis marked as Featured, and entitled End of the Slowdown?