Article by the Executive Director of Latinports, Julian Palacio, for Special Edition July-August 2015 of the magazine Noticreto of the National Association of Concrete Manufacturers of Colombia (Asocreto, in Spanish)
Coinciding with the Latinports’ Declaration of Panama in January (see full text on our website www.latinports.org), TOC Americas announces the theme of its next meeting to be held in the month of October: main trade routes in the world, expectations and forecasts of the industry with respect to the use of ships with capacities up to 13,200 TEUs, the growing infrastructure of the Panama Canal to meet mega-ships and the continued growth of capacity thanks to the new locks, alternatives of port services on the West Coast and the possible growth of demand on the East Coast, Gulf of Mexico and Canada, and hubs of transshipment in Caribbean ports.
Santos, main Latin American port, mobilizes the tenth part of TEU to Shanghai, main port in the world.
With the change of Edinho Araujo by Helder Barbalho (photo) already are five Ministers r Minister Araujo lasted just nine months. Be able to function well as important entity with so much rotation? We wish many successes and long permanence to the new Minister.