Puerto Cortes, Honduras
International port operator International Container Terminal Services Inc. is set to sign the $600-million port modernization contract of Puerto Cortes in Honduras.
A technical committee composed of members of the Commission for the Public-Private Alliance, an entity of the federal government of Honduras, and FICOHSA bank, the trustee of the conferred contract, [...]
Puerto Cortes, Honduras
The Philippines’ International Container Terminal Services, Inc (ICTSI) has on a tender to design, build and operate a terminal at Puerto Cortes in Honduras, bolstering its global footprint. The contract stipulates ICTSI can run the port for a period of 30 years.
ICTSI is involved in 27 terminals in 19 countries worldwide. [...]
An agreement is being worked on between the Ministries of Labor in Honduras and Panama to allow the entry of 4,000 specialist construction workers.
The initiative was welcomed by the National Association of Manufacturers and the Honduran Chamber of the Construction Industry.
From Newsroom Panama
US President John Kennedy Established USAID – the United States Agency for International Development – in November, 1962 as an organization charged with an essentially humanitarian mission of providing economic and other support to struggling countries around the world. The agency’s stated goals therefore include conflict prevention, the expansion of democracy, humanitarian assistance, and human [...]
Dole will charter space onboard Maersk’s Expreso service while its ship, the Vliet Trader, is in dry dock, according to the American Shipper website.
The world’s largest producer of fresh fruit and vegetables will reportedly book around 100 slots a week for bananas and other tropical fruit.
Such an arrangement with a shipping line would [...]
Unionists from throughout Latin America and the Caribbean tell ENAPU president (Mario Arbulu Miranda) that dockers in the port of Callao have their full support
Dockers’ unionists have pledged to build strong unions in new terminals to end the attack on working conditions across Latin America and the Caribbean.
The unionists made the promise [...]
[English summary: The President of El Salvador helped inaugurate the Port of La Unión, which along with the Port of Acajutla, is set to be up for bid to private terminal operators. Investments and consultation on the privatization of the ports has come from the World Bank's International Finance Corporation and the Japan Bank for [...]