Uruguay Ready To Open Bid Process For Rocha Deep Water Port Project

Patrick Archer agribusiness, competitiveness, foreign investment, real estate, uruguay, visionaries

Uruguay president Jose Mujica only has seven months remaining in office, and there’s one major logistics priority his administration intends to launch before his March 2015 departure: The Deep Water Port in Rocha. The new Puerto de Aguas Profundas will be the largest infrastructure project in the country’s history, and the executive branch is preparing to open the bid process which has …

Uruguay Infrastructure Projects Among Latin America’s Top 100

Patrick Archer competitiveness, foreign investment, global rankings, real estate, uruguay

A 2014 survey of Latin America’s most significant new infrastructure projects includes five Uruguay projects ranging from deep water ports to renewable energy to new rail corridors. The Strategic Latin American Infrastructure 2014 Report from CG/LA is a ranking of 100 projects planned over the next three years across 10 sectors in 20 countries with a total combined project value …

China Could Help Rebuild Uruguay’s Entire Rail Network In 2 Years

Patrick Archer agribusiness, competitiveness, foreign investment, uruguay

Uruguay trade with China has grown 600% over the past six years. Now, both governments are forecasting continued trade growth that could transform Uruguay’s entire rail infrastructure in only two years. According to El Observador, the two countries are in high level talks regarding a partnership that would replace Uruguay’s 150-year-old rail cobweb with a modern network spanning 2,000 kilometers …

Port of Montevideo Expanding To Meet Global Demand

Patrick Archer real estate, uruguay

The Port of Montevideo is expanding and modernizing in order to meet the rising tide of cargo ships using Uruguay’s main durable goods port as a regional hub for the Southern Cone of South America. Just as the country’s main grain port at Nueva Palmira is expanding, the Port of Montevideo is adding a new 4oo-meter dock to accommodate giant …

Rocha’s New Deep Water Port Will Receive Cruise Ships Too

Patrick Archer arts & entertainment, lifestyle, tourism, uruguay

The coastal Uruguayan Department of Rocha will receive an important boost to year-round tourism thanks to a project that was originally envisioned more for exporting commodities rather than welcoming foreigners. The future deep water port in Rocha will be the largest infrastructure project in Uruguay’s history and a critical addition to the country’s port infrastructure expediting the flow of Southern Cone …