March 14th 2015 marked the day Seatrade Costa Rica and Seatrade Antwerp staff participated in the yearly Pocho (= Poás Ocho, or 8 times up & down the Poás volcano) fundraising event. Pocho is a similar event as the Dutch “Alpe d´6”: participants raise funds for the fight against cancer by cycling/running/hiking several times up
March 8th 2015 marked a historic day for Costa Rica and for Puerto Limón: the official inauguration of construction works to the future TCM (Terminal de Contenedores de Moín). On behalf of Seatrade Costa Rica SA our office manager Rafael Ramos attended the ceremony, seen on the picture with Costa Rica´s President Mr Luis Guillermo
Zach Dyer President Luis Guillermo Solís signs Bill 9292 into law Monday, Feb. 23, 2015, creating a public trust to fund the long delayed San Ramón highway expansion. (Courtesy Casa Presidencial) With the stroke of his pen, President Luis Guillermo Solís signed Law 9292 Monday, re-launching the long stalled San Ramón highway expansion after years
L. Arias The project’s main goal is to expand to four lanes 107 kilometers of the route at a cost of $485 million. (Courtesy of MOPT) Costa Rican lawmakers overwhelmingly voted on Monday in favor of signing a $395 million loan from the Chinese government to fund the expansion of Costa Rica’s Route 32, the
As part of our CSR we sponsor each year several projects. One of these projects is to assist the Dutch language and culture school “De Boomkikker”, which greatly depends on donations to coninue giving Dutch language and culture lessons in Costa Rica to both children and adults. For more info, please click following link: De
On February 12th 2015, president Luis Guillermo Solis officially declared two new berths in the port of Puerto Caldera open for business. After several years of construction, the port of Caldera now counts with 5 berths in total, and an extended breakwater. Also the depths alongside the piers were increased. Further to these investments, recently
On February 9th 2015 mv Norwegian Star called the port of Puntarenas for the first time – for Puntarenas and other ports in Costa Rica one of the largest cruise vessels handled so far. Puntarenas now serves as the base port for a new cruise route, linking Costa Rica with Mexico.