It has been announced a tender will be launched in April for an electronic system to check containers.
After several failed attempts, it has now been announced the tender to install a tracking system to track and monitor the location of containers in Guatemala will be held no later than April, according to the Superintendent of Tax Administration, Francisco Solórzano Foppa.
A bus prototype specifically designed to integrate itself into the transport system of Guatemala City was presented.
Eduardo Velasquez, in his article in El Periódico reported that this is the work of a group of national and foreign businessmen "led by Fernando Anzueto, an engineer for the Maprisa Company. He was accompanied by Severino Rosmo from the famous Rosmo Chassis Company and entrepreneurs from the Companies Hino of Japan, GPS of Central America and Cardtech. The new bus prototype has two rows of seats, each attached to the side windows of the bus. It has the fundamental modern systems for urban transport in the XXI Century such as GPS tracking systems, video cameras, a prepaid card system and entrance and exit doors on both sides of the vehicle."
In order to expedite clearance of goods and reduce corruption in the customs system, a modernization plan has been launched.
The customs modernization plan submitted by the Honduran consultant David Molina, reduces the number of customs offices in the territory and centralizes the management of this responsibility through three logistical hubs located in Puerto Cortes, Tegucigalpa, and Santa Barbara.
The United Nations Development Programme in Costa Rica is putting out to tender the conceptualization and design of a communications plan for the project Global Sustainable Supply Chains for Marine Commodities.
The country does not have a unique product tracking system suited to current demands, where traceability is critical in order to compete in the market.
International buyers as well as laws in the European Union and the U.S., require exporting countries to have a traceability system, through which the entire product journey and details can be known, in order to find out how to act in the event of any irregularities.
Such project is expected to improve the effectiveness of the institution through technical assistance and improved IT systems, leading to increased capacity when discussing and tracking the progress of bills.
Starting on March 17th, fishing vessels must install a radar system that will enable them to be located and tracked by ARAP.
Prensa.com reports in their website: "Industrial vessels will have to have an incorporated radar, which will permit open communication with the Panama Authority of Aquatic Resources (ARAP) in order to obtain better control of fishing in common and territorial waters. The system will permit knowing, in real-time, if ships are carrying out fishing activities or traveling to their ports of destiny, detailed a report from the ARAP."
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