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Costa Rica expects that in a month and a half will be ready for operate the ferry that connects to El Salvador.

COEXPORT said that all depends on the Costa Rican authorities and the rates to be set.


The Presidente of Costa Rican Institute of Pacific Ports (INCOP), Juan Ramon Rivera, waits that in a month and a half will be all finished for operate ferry that connects with Golfito Port in El Salvador, as he said to Diario Extra, to neighbor country.


Elsewhere, Laura Bonilla, President of Export Chamber of Costa Rica (CADEXCO), told to The Prensa Gráfica, that there are many working groups within which there are for the activation of the Ferry project, due the current imposibility of moving  cargo from Costa Rica through land borders. “When a crisis exists there is a change oportunity. We are looking for maritime solutions for transfer the merchandise”


This project it´s being worked with the Port Executive Commission (CEPA), who already has under his administration what would be the Ferry Terminal in El Salvador. According to INCOP, the departure of the Ferry from Golfito, will make the setting of fares easier, even have more space and its own dock.


Although there are companies like Grupo Descarga wich are interested in operates the Ferry, Rivera said serveral companies are expected to participate in order to not monopolize the service.