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New service links Argentina with Asia

TecPlata, International Container Terminal Services, Inc’s (ICTSI) business unit operating at the Port of La Plata, Argentina, and the Port of Sta Fe have launched a barge feeder service, creating a new and direct link to Brazil and Asia.

The service will have a minimum of two calls per month between Sta Fe and La Plata for a market estimated at 80,000 teu. It also serves as an alternative river connection to Argentina’s central, northeast and northwest regions.

Sam Chambers

Starting out with the Informa Group in 2000 in Hong Kong, Sam Chambers became editor of Maritime Asia magazine as well as East Asia Editor for the world’s oldest newspaper, Lloyd’s List. In 2005 he pursued a freelance career and wrote for a variety of titles including taking on the role of Asia Editor at Seatrade magazine and China correspondent for Supply Chain Asia. His work has also appeared in The Economist, The New York Times, The Sunday Times and The International Herald Tribune.
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