Guatemala: Port User Representation

The Council of International Transport Users of Guatemala has proposed that entrepreneurs participate on the boards of Castilla and Quetzal Ports and Civil Aviation.

Friday, June 5, 2015

With the goal of "transparent processes in the port areas", the Council of International Transport Users of Guatemala (Cutrigua) suggests changing the rules of the Quetzal Port Business (EMP), Escuintla, Port Santo Tomas de Castilla, Izabal (Empornac ) and the General Department of Civil Aviation, in order to include the participation of private sector as members of the boards.

Lucia Soto, executive director of Cutrigua, told that "... the sector can provide the tools for transparent processes in the port areas as well as at the airport, where there is movement of commercial cargo for import and export of goods. "

Mario Yarzebski, Cutrigua president, said yesterday that the goal is to streamline operations and investment in extensions in order to improve service to users in international trade "... also" ... He said another possibility is to make public-private investments in those facilities, in order to modernize infrastructure by increasing the rate of movement of goods. "

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