According to Drewry Maritime Research, despite the upturn in the containers movement in 2017, the recent ports and trade statistics suggest that prospects are still too much on the defensive.
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.
This decade has had unpredictable results on the behaviour of the world and regional economy (optimistic predictions not fulfilled at the beginning of the Decade, bad behavior until last year, surprising revival this year and cautious optimism with respect to the following), which has affected the behavior of containers movement in the ports in the same way.
President of Puertos del Estado, José Llorca, predicted that the current process of alliances that it carry out the shipping companies around the world, aims to take control of all aspects involved in the logistics chain.
The Leading Ports & Logistics Conference for Latin America Panama City
Sheraton Grand Hotel – June 28 & 29, 2017
One year after the third of locks came into operation in the Panama Canal, Latin American ports plans are becoming real, with new projects as well as new needs for update and modernize facilities, opening wide business opportunities.
Within the framework of its participation as a speaker at the seminar “Port Community System (PCS), coordination tools for the port logistics”, the Spanish specialist Lluís Miró, consultant in the area of ports and logistics of the company IDOM (Engineering and Management Works and Mounting), Pablo Fortin of PortalPortuario.cl gave his vision regarding the current Chilean port development and the challenges of the industry , concepts that apply in general to all the Latin American ports.