The Colombian government has signed a 30-year-concession-contract for the construction of the long-awaited new port on the Caribbean Sea, in Turbo, in the department of Antioquia.
Paris-headquartered broker BRS has acquired the Colombian international shipbroking company Amazonas Shipping SAS.
Colombian officials say that three explosions have rocked two industrial shipyards in the coastal city of Cartagena, killing four people and injuring 22, according to media reports.
Sociedad Puerto Industrial Aguadulce (SPIA), a joint venture between International Container Terminal Services Inc. (ICTSI) and PSA International on the Pacific coast of Colombia, has commenced operations with the handling of its first container vessel, MSC Sasha, on 27 November 2016.
Bunker trading firm Dan-Bunkering has formed a joint venture with Australian Bunkers for physical supplies in Buenaventura, Colombia, to develop and strengthen its physical presence in Latin America.