Nicaragua: Improvements at Puerto Corinto

Improvements include a redesign of the general loading dock and a new balance.

Monday, July 13, 2009

Rodolfo Sandino, the General Manager of the Corinto Port Company, indicated that, in October, they will install an autonomous station with 36 additional spaces for products requiring special temperatures.

An article in Elnuevodiario.com.ni explains the works: "...construction of a reinforced concrete monolithic flagstone ... allowing easier circulation of transference equipments and container handling."

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Improvements in Tourist Dock in Nicaragua

April 2014

The National Port Company has announced it will invest $5 million in the modernization of the tourist port of San Jorge, on Lake Nicaragua.

From a statement issued by the National Port Authority:

The CEO of the National Port Authority said the project at the Port of San Jorge includes expanding the current breakwater, making another breakwater parallel to it measuring 350 meters long, and dredged to a depth of five meters so that there will not be any further problems with sedimentation.

Possibility of New Ports in Panama

September 2011

Officials are considering building new ports in response to the high number of shipping companies which looking to base themselves in the country.

Roberto Linares, Minister of the Panama Maritime Authority (AMP), told the press that they are working on the construction of other ports.

Nicaragua Promotes Port of Arlen Siu

October 2010

The port will host the Fourth Meeting of Producers, Entrepreneurs, Exporters and Importers of Nicaragua.

The meeting will be held on Oct. 21st with the fundamental objective of promoting the terminal.

Omar Morales, general manager of the National Port Company, EPN, told El Nuevo Diario, "the price of exporting from Puerto Cortes or Puerto Limon is approximately one thousand $ 800 per container, while at Arlen Siu, located in the municipality of El Rama, Bluefields department, the cost is $ 800."

New projects for Nicaragua's Gulf of Fonseca

July 2008

The National Port Company has announced the construction of four docks for use by fishermen and tourists on the coasts of Puerto Morazán, Somotillo and El Viejo.

José Genet Barberena, Manager of Ports Coordination for the organization, said the first dock will be built as part of the Tri-National Accord of the Gulf of Fonseca, in the port of Potosí.

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