Nicaragua inaugurates new dock in Xolotlán

Nicaragua's President, Daniel Ortega, has inaugurated Port Salvador Allende on the shores of Lake Xolotlán.

Friday, June 27, 2008

The executive president of the National Port Enterprise, Virgilio Silva, said the construction of the port, together with other investments made last year, was done at a cost of six million dollars.
The new port was built to provide Managua with a lake link to San Francisco Libre, where port facilities will be officially opened in 90 days' time.

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Dock Renovation in Corn Island

September 2017

The wharf in the Southern Caribbean of Nicaragua will now have the capacity to receive international commercial vessels.

Authorities from the National Port Company explained to that "... the old wharf of Corn Islands had already exhausted its useful life, which is why the ships had difficulty docking in that zone".

Panama: Docks for Auxiliary Maritime Industry

July 2013

An announcement has been made for the construction of multipurpose docks in the Port of Balboa on the Pacific, and in the Port of Cristobal on the Atlantic.

The Panamanian auxiliary marine industry lacked the space required for its activity, which has been an obstacle to its growth, especially when taking into account the increase in maritime activity in the Canal Zone, once the expansion has been completed.

New Touristic Pier Being Studied in Honduras

March 2010

Cooreia, the company who built a cruise ship pier in the Island of Roatan, is analyzing the construction of a touristic pier in Omoa.

For this they held meetings with officials from the National Port Company (ENP).

“Mohand Merzkany, financial coordinator at the ENP, confirmed there are several cruise ship companies interested in pier in Omoa, due its advantageous natural conditions”, reported

Honduras Inaugurates Cruise Ship Pier

December 2009

Carnival Corporation's $70 million cruise ship pier was inaugurated in Mahony Bay.

With the new facility, the company can accommodate two 4.500 passenger ships simultaneously.

Ana Abarca, Tourism Minister, told "...if Carnival's projections prove correct, we will receive some 500.000 tourists from cruise ships. This would imply sales for $850 million, as every tourist spends an average $107 in the country".

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