Intermodal South America
APM Terminals participated once again as an exhibitor at the 23rd Annual Intermodal South America conference and exhibition, held April 4th-6th in Sao Paulo, Brazil, and was represented by senior executives from across 10 of APM Terminals’ port and Inland Services operations in Latin America. With an annual average of 45,400 visitors, the trade fair draws more than 600 exhibitors from 26 countries.
"Intermodal South America is the most important shipping and logistics fair for Latin America, with all the key players of the industry gathered to confer and find new ways to improve Latin America’s contributions to the global logistics chain. Here we can meet shipping lines, carriers and end users,” said APM Terminals Commercial Head of Latin America, Walter Joos.
APM Terminals currently has 11 operating terminals in six Latin American countries, including the newly inaugurated deep-water, semi-automated 1.2 million capacity - APM Terminals Lázaro Cárdenas, on Mexico’s Pacific coast - Latin America’s most technologically-advanced container terminal. On the Atlantic coast of Costa Rica, the deep-water, 1.3 million TEU capacity Terminal de Contenedores de Moín is under construction.
Other members of the APM Terminals global terminal network include APM Terminals Yucatan, in Mexico; the recently completed Terminal de Contenedores Quetzal, Guatemala; Compas SA Cartagena Terminal and APM Terminals Buenaventura, Colombia; APM Terminals Callao, Peru; APM Terminals Buenos Aires, Argentina; and APM Terminals Pecém, APM Terminals Itajaí, Terminal de Contêineres de Paranaguá, and Brasil Terminal Portuário, at the Port of Santos, Brazil. APM Terminals also operates Inland Services operations in Mexico, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Peru, Chile, Uruguay, Brazil and Argentina.
Latin American ports handled an estimated combined 45 million TEUs in 2016, accounting for approximately 6.2% of global container throughput.