Mexican port operator builds US$ 51 million terminal for the automotive industry

Port operator SSA Mexico builds a US$ 51 million investment in Lazaro Cardenas, Michoacan, to install a roll-on, roll-off terminal aimed to increase vehicle handling capacity for the growing automotive industry in the country.

The facility, with a capacity to handle 450,000 vehicles a year and available space to expand to 760,000 vehicles in the future, is expected to open in the first quarter of next year. It’ll be the first facility in Mexico dedicated exclusively to handling vehicles, said CEO Manuel Fernandez to the logistics specialized site JOC.

The company also operates a terminal in the Gulf Port of Veracruz with capacity to handle 550,000 vehicles.

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