The Organization of American States (OAS) recently awarded the Puerto Aguadulce-COMPAS Foundation with the coveted 2018 Maritime Award of the Americas in Social Responsibility for Sociedad Puerto Industrial de Aguadulce’s (SPIA) landmark initiative to uplift Colombians out of poverty.
ICTSI Argentina launches operations: TecPlata, the most modern container terminal in Argentina, officially opens
TecPlata, the new container terminal located in Argentina’s Puerto de La Plata, recently began operations, with an opening ceremony that was attended by the vice governor of the province of Buenos Aires, the Minister of Production and several other national, provincial and municipal officials.
Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez recently inaugurated the new Pier 6 facility of Puerto Cortes operated by Operadora Portuaria Centroamericana S.A. de C.V. (OPC), a subsidiary of International Container Terminal Services, Inc. (ICTSI), expected to further strengthen the country’s position as Central America’s premiere logistics hub.
The US$145 million greenfield development, which represents the first phase of OPC’s expansion work in Puertos Cortes, adds another 350 meters of quay to the existing 800 meters and depth of 14 meters.