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Veracruz, See. 30 August of 2016.- The construction of the New Port of Veracruz go ahead and smoothly; budgetary modifications do not affect their development because they are already a solved issue, said the general coordinator of Ports and Merchant Marine, Guillermo Ruiz de Teresa, to supervise construction work of the west jetty and table-staked the new port terminal.

During his tour of the also called "breakwater west", He explained that the investment calculated 2018 It is of the order of 31 billion pesos (mmdp) and that once the project is completed in full, preview for 2024, It will total 60 mmdp.

Because of its importance, the federal official said, the port of Veracruz will become an icon at the Latin American level, "definitely, It will be a very important source of jobs for the people of Veracruz, and especially for the country's development ", as revealed, with this work of port infrastructure, They will have been generated 40 thousand direct jobs and 100 mil indirectos.

Accompanied by the CEOs of the Port Authority Veracruz (APIVER) Juan Ignacio Fernández Carbajal and Armando Ruiz Massieu Aguirre, of programation, Organization and Budget of the SCT, he explained that at this early stage public investment amounts to about 8 MMDP and private money about 23 mmdp.

He said the construction of the new port terminal in its final stage will be bigger than the ports of Manzanillo and Lazaro Cardenas together, Once this first stage 2018, It will have a capacity of around 66 million tons and reach 2024, must reach 90 millones de toneladas.

Before, Guillermo Ruiz de Teresa held an internal meeting planning and evaluation of the New Port of Veracruz, which also was attended by the CEOs of the SCT Center Veracruz, William David Knight Bonifacio; of programation, Organization and Budget of the SCT, Jose Armando Ruiz Massieu Aguirre; Promotion and Port Administration, Fernando Gamboa and federal delegate of Profepa in Veracruz, Diego Cobo Terrace.

Teresa Ruiz recalled that it was the 25 August when he appeared in the Official Gazette notice of pre-registration for public tenders for the first four specialized terminals (agricultural bulk, bulk mineral, fluids and multipurpose) and will be next 11 October when formally start the bidding process.

"The Port of Veracruz will be a key anchor, the strongest link in the logistics chain to make Mexico a global logistics platform ", projection.

Coordinator of Ports and Merchant Marine, He emphasized that the entire construction process regarding contracts and negotiations will be accessible on the website of Puerto de Veracruz, allowing see in detail step by step as the decision to carry it out was taken and its development.

In this regard he added that the SCT has three major projects within the scheme is the Open Government: New Airport Mexico City, Shared and instructions dependence Owner Network, Gerardo Ruiz Esparza, the port of Veracruz.

The new jetty west of the new Port of Veracruz in Bay Vergara recorded an advance of 2.6 visible kilometers long, more than a kilometer underwater work. Regarding the tablaestaca marking the water front brings a breakthrough 700 meters total length 2.8 km.

The new port of Veracruz not only reduce the costs of freight import and export, but it will also give a new verve to the national economy by making it more competitive, in addition to increasing investment and employment in the region.