Bolivian Government considers that the train should enter from Puerto Suarez, border with Brazil, crossing by Cochabamba and La Paz, bound for the Peruvian port of Ilo, which according to President Evo Morales makes “shorter and cheaper” project.
With a 11% descent in the cargo of the Port of San Juan last year, does not clear the future of the Port of the Americas in Ponce.
This specialized event will cover a different view to the port-shipping business, usually concentrated on the traditional business of containers.
The first two ships of seven commissioned by the Compañía Sud Americana de Vapores were built in South Korea and have a capacity of 9,300 TEUs. One of them will begin operations at the port of Shanghai, on the route which links Asia with the Persian Gulf ports and the other will operate in service between the ports of Northern Europe with the ports of the East Coast of South America.
The countries of Mercosur (Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay, Uruguay and Venezuela) and the Pacific Alliance (Colombia, Chile, Mexico and Peru) will hold a meeting on November 1st in Cartagena “to plan the productive future of Latin America with a joint visión”, said Mexican Secretary of Economy, Ildefonso Guajardo.