Honduras Seeks $280 million for Port Infrastructure

The government, through Finance Minister Rebeca Santos, announced that it will request that figure from BCIE.

Tuesday, May 5, 2009

The loan would be aimed at improving the infrastructure of the National Port Company (ENP).

Hondudiario published on its website: "The minister said that the Central American Economic Integration Bank (BCIE) has been a pioneer in addressing particular requests from countries, such as port infrastructure."

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Ports of Honduras: $135 million Inaccesible

August 2014

Although the financial resources needed to modernize the port of Cortés are available through an IDB loan which has already been approved, lack of implementation is preventing work from starting.

The year 2014 had been set as the date when work would start on the modernization of the four main ports but the National Port Company (ENP by its initials in Spanish) has not been able to start and works are still paralyzed, despite having borrowed $135 million from the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB).

Funding Stopped for Expansion of Dock in Moin

August 2014

Although the $55 million loan to build a port which will accommodate Postpanamax vessels has already been approved, there is still no environmental or financial guarantee to ensure that the resources will be directed towards it.

The problems with ports in Costa Rican could still get worse in the future with the delay of the expansion of the dock at Moin.

Honduras: Extension of Puerto Cortés

June 2014

With a $35 million loan from the Inter-American Development Bank expansion work will be carried out in the port.

From a statement issued by the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB):

CALL FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST

PROCESS N ° 001-2014

Country: Honduras

Program Name: Program for Expansion and Modernization of Puerto Cortés

Securitization of Income from Comalapa airport

November 2012

In El Salvador plans are afoot to launch a tender at the International Airport at the beginning of 2013, after securitization that could take shape in December 2012.

Elsalvador.com.sv reports that "The Autonomous Executive Port Commission (CEPA) said yesterday that they will wait until December to securitize part of the revenue from International Airport El Salvador (AIES) and that it will be used to improve the facilities of this terminal. "

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