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La Guaira Outlook Looking Up

Following the dreadful performance at Venezuela's second largest port of La Guaira in 2013 when box and tonnage throughput fell 25.00% and 3.14% respectively 2014 will represent something of a...

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Healthy Growth Forecast For Itajai

BMI forecasts that the Port of Itajaí is set to record very healthy growth in 2014 in both tonnage and box throughput terms. This impressive level of growth should continue over the medium...

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Growth Returns To Cartagena

According to BMI's forecasts, container throughput at the Colombian port of Cartagena, the largest in the Latin American country in terms of both box and total tonnage throughput, will see growth in...

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Buenos Aires Growth Gets Back On Course

In 2014 BMI forecasts that the Argentine port of Buenos Aires, the largest container-handling facility in the country, will return to growth in throughput following an estimated drop in volumes in...

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Strong Growth At Veracruz

As with the larger port of Manzanillo, we envisage strong growth for both gross tonnage and container handling at the Mexican port of Veracruz in 2014, supported by a rise in real GDP growth.

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Lumut: Vale's Asia Contingency

Vale's iron ore logistics network continues to expand, with its iron ore and distribution centre at the port of Lumut in Malaysia due to receive its first Valemax vessel in March 2014. The facility...

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