As a result of the fact that the Gulf of Mexico has become an area of greater mobility for trade around the world, as well as the privileged location of the port of Tuxpan, in a new terminal maritime zone with high There is also infrastructure. Productivity, by September this year, will receive goods from Canada.
The Tuxpan Port Terminal (TPT) Company announced that these actions are the result of an alliance with the Crowley Shipping Company and Canadian National (CN) Railways, this will be a new phase for the country’s maritime trade thanks to this trade agreement that establishes Grounds for the introduction of a new multimodal service linking Canada, the United States and Mexico through the container terminal of the Port of Tuxpan.
This opens up an opportunity for importers and exporters to have a strategic channel, as the Crowley Shipping Company will also provide the market with a highly efficient trade line to North America through the sea transportation route of Mobile, Alabama, which will allow improved freight flow of.
It was explained that this would be a more environmentally friendly option, thanks to the reduced generation of emissions and increased energy efficiency of the means of transportation used on the route, as this maritime trade route would have connections with Canada’s network of national railways. , which runs daily through the US states of Mobile, Chicago, Detroit, Minneapolis, Memphis and Canadian cities such as Toronto and Montreal.
When the Tuxpan Port Terminal was inaugurated in 2016, the Port of Tuxpan became nationally visible, by 2018 it was emerging as one of the ports in the Gulf of Mexico with container movement; From the same year it displaced 119 thousand tons of containerized cargo, a figure that nearly doubled in 2019 with 217 thousand tons, registering an increase of 82.35 percent, figures that continue to rise to date, due to Covid-19 Pandemic after break around the world.
It currently has the first automated yard in Mexico, offering specialized services in steel products, project cargo, among others. In addition to having a dynamic reception and processing capacity of 74 thousand 825 vehicle units per annum. With commercial settlement beginning in September, the Crowley Shipping Company, which was founded in 1892, resumes operations in the Mexican market.