I travelled yesterday to Tecon Suape and was greeted by Javier Ramirez, the Director President, whom I first met when he was working at TecPlata in Argentina. Thank you Javier for the warm reception.
Suape’s main challenge is the negotiation of the concession contract and its terms, which is happening in parallel to the supposed concession for a second container terminal in the port.
As with other ports there are questions to be asked as to whether another container terminal is required by the port and indeed by the region as a whole. Here’s some data to help us understand the basics.