The 14th version of the traditional SAAM Terminals 2023 Cup concluded with a day full of camaraderie and enthusiasm, crowning Puertos del Norte champion. The winning teams (men’s and women’s) were comprised of employees of Iquique Terminal Internacional (ITI) and Antofagasta Terminal Internacional (ATI).
This cherry export season began with high expectations at San Antonio Terminal Internacional (STI), Chile’s main port, operated by SAAM Terminals and SSA Marine. Fifteen Cherry Express vessels will sail, representing nearly 50% of the total cherries to be exported from Chilean ports.
On the first day of the 14th version of the traditional SAAM Terminals Cup, 104 goals were scored.
SAAM Terminals will play an active role at TOC Americas 2023, a conference in Panama that brings together the main companies and executives in the maritime-port industry.
A milestone was reached at the Port of Corral, with its first-ever night undocking maneuver. Portuaria Corral said good-bye to the wood-chip carrier Princess Pacific, which arrived from China and is now bound for Japan.
SAAM Terminals announced its membership in Global Compact Chile’s North Council, a group of companies, local organizations and universities seeking to bolster efforts toward achieving the 17 Sustainable Development Goals promoted in the UN 2030 Agenda.
Coming from Mejillones, the vessel will then continue sailing east.
In a few weeks the terminal will be added to the FLX service operated by the magenta shipping line.
Coming from Callao in Peru, the vessel will then continue its route to Coronel.
Today Hapag-Lloyd successfully completed the acquisition of 100% of SM SAAM’s terminal and related logistics services business, which is based on an agreement announced in October 2022.
At a ceremony led by the Environment Minister, Maisa Rojas, SAAM’s various operations in the country obtained the Huella Chile certification.
The terminal expects to close May with 20,000 units
Iquique Terminal Internacional (ITI), a terminal operated by SAAM Terminals, announced the appointment of Martijn Koolen as the port’s new Chief Executive Officer.
This new piece of equipment is part of the investment plan being implemented at the terminal and positions it at the forefront of ports in Chile and Latin American.
The Concessionaire acquired a second mobile crane, which will be added to port operations in the coming months.
The port of Corral, operated by SAAM Terminals, experienced a milestone today as it received the largest ship to ever dock in the terminal.
Antofagasta Terminal Internacional (ATI), operated by SAAM Terminals, installed LED lighting on all its port cranes, making it the first port terminal in Chile with this type of lighting for its operations areas and Gottwald and Liebherr mobile equipment.
New investment exceeds ₡2 billion.
Florida International Terminal (FIT), operated by SAAM Terminals, will add a new service from shipping line CMA CGM.
A 440-meter extension of parallel tracks made it possible to position the entire cargo with 33 cars inside the terminal.