Colon Container Terminal expands

The company paid the Panama Maritime Authority $11.3 million in advance for the right to use 12.3 hectares at Coco Solo.

Tuesday, February 3, 2009


Wilfredo Jordan reports in a note published on that "On the new plot of land, the company will carry out investments worth $200 million."

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