The battle for Montevideo

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Uruguay’s Court of Accounts Tribunal de Cuentas - TdC) has ruled in favour of the government’s decision to create an effective monopoly ...

Dispute continues in Montevideo

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The conflict between the Port of Montevideo’s two container handlers continues, threatening a recent agreement between Belgian company Kat...

Katoen Natie out of Montevideo

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Katoen Natie has announced it is to put its entire Uruguayan operations up for sale. This includes the 80% stake it holds in Terminal Cuenca...

Montevideo box traffic up 17%

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Alberto Díaz, president of the Uruguay’s National Ports Authority (ANP), has reported that the Port of Montevideo boosted TEU throughput ...

La Paloma row affects Paraguayan grain

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The Argentinian government recently revoked permission for Paraguayan river barges to make use of a berth on the Argentinian side of La Palo...

Rocha ruffles feathers in Brazil

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Two Brazilian port associations have come out against Brasilia's plan to provide financial support for the deep water Rocha port project in ...

La Paloma on track

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The government of Uruguay is progressing with a US$700M project to build a deepwater port at La Paloma in the Rocha Department. A decree has...

ECT selling "some" Amsterdam equipment

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Already 12 of the park of 38 straddle carriers at Container Terminal Amsterdam (formerly Ceres Paragon) have been sold and "some of the" qua...

Montevideo box terminal under review

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According to a report by BNamericas, Uruguayan authorities are to review the project to concession a second container terminal at the Port o...

More for Montevideo

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Uruguay's National Ports Authority (ANP) has announced that it will undertake a tender issue in March for a new Multipurpose Terminal on Mue...

S American port deals

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The Chilean arm of Terranova Internacional plans to build, manage and operate a new terminal on the River Orinoco in Macapaima province, Ven...

Puerto Bolivar to be privatised

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Puerto Bolivar, South America's principal banana exporting port, is to be privatised before the end of the year under plans laid out by the ...

Uruguayan port project

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A private company, Cerro Free Port SA, has obtained approvals to develop, manage and operate a multi-purpose port at Puntas de Sayago, Urugu...

ECSA ports gearing up

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Two ports at virtually opposite ends of the ECSA range are acquiring new handling equipment. The Nelsbury consortium, led by Antwerp-based K...

The count of Montevideo

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To date three attempts to privatise the Montevideo container terminal have failed. What are the chances of the latest initiative?...