Honduras: Businessmen Interested in Puerto Castilla

Grand Cayman and China investors have expressed interest in investing in Puerto Castilla.

Friday, January 21, 2011

Among projects being studied is the construction of a terminal for docking of cruise ships.

In a meeting with Ramon Lobo, businessman Antony Jauquin from Grand Cayman, said "... the initial investment will be $ 600 million dollars," published Latribuna.hn.

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$80 million Port Modernization

August 2015

Port of Quetzal in Guatemala is planning to renovate an auxiliary dock, build a floating dock for cruise ships and bulk carriers and another one in the main dock.

Carlos Lainfiesta, chairman of the board of the Port of Quetzal (EPQ), told Prensalibre.com that "... the work will be done within the framework of strategic alliances with private actors.

How Tourism Suffers From Lack of Infrastructure

January 2013

In the 2010-2011 season the number of cruise ships that docked at the port of Limon fell by 41% compared to the 2011-2012 season.

During the last season 117 vessels loaded with tourists docked at Limon, whereas this year only 69 arrived.

The prospects for next season are set to get worse, with only 59 cruises scheduled to arrive.

Expansion of Puerto Santo Tomas Announced

July 2012

In 2013 the construction of bulk carriers and cruise ship docks will begin along with the expansion of the beaches for containers.

Currently the port measures 914 meters, and the works will extend the area by approximately 600 meters.

Luis Alberto Gomez, controller of the port terminal told the press, "We want to improve the infrastructure and machinery to keep the port at the forefront in Central America."

New Cruise Ship Port in Roatán Opens in November

November 2009

The second cruise ship port in the Bay lslands will open on November 20, after a $62 million investment.

It is the first phase of Carnival Cruise Line's project in Roatán, and boasts 7.000 constructed square meters, including commercial space.

Elheraldo.hn reports: "For this project, Carnival joined forces with businessman Jerry Hinds.

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