In accordance with the WTO and JETRO, around a fifth of exports from emerging and developing countries are originated in free zones; hence the great importance on the existence of ports with free zones or free zones with ports (internally or in their neighborhoods.
Some similar to the Grand Canal of Nicaragua that, without serious projections, aims to invest seven times rather than the new Suez Canal and ten times more than the enlargement of the Panama Canal?
According to consultancy Drewry some of the major shipping lines have informed that they shall not seek the construction of new container, because the obsolete fleet available in different routes.
Port operators belonging to shipping lines are making alliances among themselves and with traditional multinational operators (that with reason are defending the space gained on the market), approaching among all 50% of the world market and gradually reducing the space to national operators. Is this oligopoly suitable for trade?
For the seventh time the Organization Port of Cartagena was recognized as the best port in the Caribbean for the Caribbean Shipping Association (CSA), which brings together the most important maritime companies in the region.