TITLE

NEW URUGUAYAN PORT: DREAM OR NIGHTMARE?

AUTHOR(S)
Ward, Rob
PUB. DATE
September 2014
SOURCE
Journal of Commerce (1542-3867);9/29/2014, Vol. 15 Issue 20, p28
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on plans for a new deep-sea hub port at Rocha, Uruguay. According to Uruguay President Jose Mujica, the port will handle iron ore exports for five new mines at Valentines to be opened by mining company Aratiri, subsidiary of Zamin Ferrous. It discusses the progress with the delay in the signing of final contracts by Zamin Ferrous, plans of Brazilian government to back the project and opposition of Brazilian port associations ABPT and Abratec for the support of the project.
ACCESSION #
98612815

 

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