International Container Terminal Services Awarded Honduras Port Contract

International Container Terminal Services Awarded Honduras Port Contract

Port management company International Container Terminal Services has won the international public bidding process for the design, financing, construction, maintenance, operation and exploitation of the specialized container and general cargo terminal at Puerto Cortes in Honduras.

The technical committee of the bid process, composed of members of the Commission for the Public-Private Alliance, an entity of the federal government of Honduras, and Ficohsa bank, the trustee of the conferred contract, awarded the contract to ICTSI for 30 years.

The terminal will have 1,100 meters (about 3,609 feet) of quay for containers and 1,312 feet for general cargo; 46 feet of draft; 62.2 hectares (about 154 acres) of total surface area; 12 STS cranes; and annual volume capacity of approximately 1.8 million 20-foot-equivalent units.