The trend of alliances and mergers of shipping companies has not only changed the face of the shipping, but it has also redefined the elections of landfall at port, based on new parameters, as evidenced by the most recent Ports and Terminals Insight, of the consultant Drewry.
The Panama Canal Authority reported that none of the pre-qualified companies presented their offer on Friday, March 3, to compete in the design, construction, development and operation of a container port in Corozal West. The four consortiums that were able to offer were APM Terminals B.V. (Netherlands); Terminal Link (France); PSA International Ltd. (Singapore), and Terminal Investment Ltd. (Netherlands).
Slower growth in global trade and increasing political and economic uncertainty have ratcheted up risk for the Caribbean’s transshipment port operators following the expansion of the Panama Canal. Jennifer P. Roig from InfraLatinAmerica asks industry experts which operations are likely to appeal to lenders