Operational and Customer Service Updates for Latin America
+++ last updated on June 24, 2022 +++
- Ecuador: Operational challenges posed by country-wide protests.
- P. Madryn, Bahía Blanca, still continue working at 70%
- Paraguay still working at 85% capacity.
- Buenos Aires (AR): Exolgan operating with 5 GC and yard density at 63% & APM operating with 5 SC and yard density at 70%.
- Cartagena, CO: potential double calls for this weekend.
- Montevideo, UY: Working at 70% performance. Montecon remains oparating one vessel at a time.
- Ensenada, MX: Utilization at 98% delaying truck delivery and pick-ups
- Barranquilla, CO: berthing restrictions due to low draft
- Port Buenos Aires, Argentina: Terminal Working at 80% performance.
- Port Montevideo, Uruguay: Terminal Working at 70% performance. Terminal MONTECON remains operating one vessel at a time.
- Port Asunción, Paraguay: Working at 85% performance.
- Port Madryn, Argentina: Terminal Working at 70% performance.
- Port Bahia Blanca, Argentina: Terminal Working at 70% performance.
- Port Zarate, Argentina: Terminal Working at 70% performance.
- Rio de Janeiro, Brazil: City limits under Rio de Janeiro state are partially closed, traffic only allowed for essential services.
- Pecem, Brazil: State government has established sanitary check points to control interstate traffic.
- Buenaventura, Colombia: SPRBUN container berthing Line 100% available, yard occupancy 60%.
- Barranquilla, Colombia : Berthing Line 100% available. Draft again in 9.2 without daylight restrictions but only for vessels <200 mts.
- Cartagena, Colombia: Berthing Line at 100% availability. Contecar occupancy level at 91% and SPRC at 63%.
- Guayaquil, Ecuador: Yard utilization at 60%. Operational challenges posed by country-wide protests.
- Posorja, Ecuador: Yard utilization 30%. Operational challenges posed by country-wide protests.
- Caldera, Costa Rica: Terminal Vessel Operations normally working. Cyber attack during week 17 to Government Customs' System has resulted in manual tasks. This is impacting gate in/out of cargo.
- Puerto Limon, Costa Rica: Terminal Vessel Operations normally working. Cyber attack during week 17 to Government Customs' System has resulted in manual tasks. This is impacting gate in/out of cargo.
- Puerto Quetzal, Guatemala: Terminal Working normally. Vessels Congestion in both terminals. APM yard congestion is affecting vessel operations.
- Puerto Santo Tomas de Castilla, Guatemala: Fall of bridge continues to affect El Salvador exports through GSTC port. Althoug there are alternative routes, it causes issues for containters to reach the port on time
- Puerto Cortés, Honduras: Terminal congestion still persists though strike is over. Continuous delays during cargo operations, terminal is congested with containers and all cargo operations are running very slow.
- Kingston, Jamaica: Terminal with congestion. Vessels delay out of berth window.
- Valparaiso, Chile: Limited capacity (only 4 cranes working). Yard utilization at 61%.
- Port Callao, Perú: Delays of vessels due to bad weather and congestion in previous ports. APM Terminal: Yard utilization at 35%. DPW Terminal: Yard utilization at 41%.
- Ilo, Peru: SPCC / ENAPU Terminal working normally, no gate congestions.
- Paita, Peru: TPE Terminal working normally. Yard utilization at 39%.
- Port Manzanillo, Mexico: Yard utilization at CONTECON 70% - SSA 75%. High density in yard and congestion at SSA TERMINAL and CONTECON TERMINAL which limits trucking availability.
- Veracruz, Mexico: Terminal Yard utilization at ICAVE 79%. High density in yard and congestion at ICAVE TERMINAL due to an increase of volume/TEUS handled, which limits trucking availability.
- Lazaro Cardenas, Mexico: Truckers reported 10% to 50% decrease due to lack of cargo. Terminal yard utilization LCT 67% APMT 43%.
- Altamira, Mexico: Truckers reported 10% to 50% decrease due to lack of cargo. Terminal yard utilization 90%. Rail: 10 to 50% less personnel (railway service calling every two days).
- Ensenada, Mexico: Yard utilization at EIT 98% . High density in yard and congestion at EIT TERMINAL limits trucking availability.
- Mazatlan, Mexico: Yard utilization 30%
- Ensenada, Mexico: High density in yard and congestion at EIT TERMINAL resulting in reduced trucking availability.
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