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.
Association of Terminals and Port Operators of Mexico is concerned by a possible oversizing of ports while internal connectivity is still lagging.
Is Los Angeles/Long Beach conglomerate a real threat to the Panama Canal and Lazaro Cardenas in the Asian cargo bound for the East Coast and Gulf of Mexico in the United States?