The company plans to move 50 to 60 thousand containers per year, focusing on routes to Asia, Mexico and South America.
MSC manager Jose Bodewing indicated in an Elsalvador.com article that around 20 to 25 thousand dollars are moved for each docking a ship makes, so the shipping business will generate over 120 indirect jobs because they hire transport, warehousing, port services and others."
At the international level, according to Bodewing, the shipping company picks up 12% of the global cargo.
In 2016, 281 million TEUS were mobilized, 10% more than in 2015, and the shipping companies Great White Fleet Ltd and Dole Ocean Cargo Express transported most of the cargo.
From Agexport's "Logistic Monitor" newsletter:
Using information downloaded from the PIERS platform, an analysis was carried out of cargo container movement from Guatemala to the United States.The data indicates that in 2016 a total of 281,010 TEUs were transported, 10% more than in 2015.93.7% of exports entered through one of the 15 main destination ports whose respective growth is detailed below.
The Spanish shipping company will include Port Cortés as one of its permanent destinations.
Representatives from the shipping company explained they will carry Honduran coffee to Europa and Asia.
From Elheraldo.hn: "Mohand Merzkany, commercial director at Honduras's National Ports Company (ENP), reported that Leticia Beuth, president of Anave,... visited the port to inform on this new business opportunity".
Evergreen Line shipping company has announced a new transit time of 25 days for their Far East - Panama Service from Shanghai to Colón.
The company shortened the transit time between the Taiwan hub at Kaohsiung to Mexico from 23 to only 16 days, resulting in a transit time of 25 days for the route from Shanghai to the Caribbean hub in Puerto Colón, Panama.
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