Nueva Palmira


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Nueva Palmira

 

a city in Uruguay. Population, approximately 8,000. It is a port at the point where the Uruguay River enters the Río de la Plata. Cargo is transferred from oceangoing ships to river boats. Flour milling is the chief industry.

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The eight anchors will secure, in pairs, four mooring buoys at the CBa 6324 s location in Nueva Palmira, Uruguay, Mr Westendarp Knol continues.
The port of Montevideo, on the Rio de la Plata, along with those at Nueva Palmira and Fray Bentos on Uruguay's coast, create the green belt of the Parana--Uruguay Waterway and serve as the entrance and exit points not only for Uruguayan products, but also those from other countries in the region.
Situated in an international tax free trade zone in the port of Nueva Palmira at the confluence of the Parana and Uruguay rivers, the terminal operates 24 hours per day, seven days per week.
The increased flow of commodity products through the Nueva Palmira port has allowed Navios to steadily increase throughput.
possibly at an idle auto-assembly plant in the Nueva Palmira free zone previously used by Volkswagen.
Located in the Zona Franca (specialized trading zone), the terminal will be the only facility at Nueva Palmira with the ability to load large, post-Panamax and Capesize vessels.
Archer Daniels Midland Company (ADM) and Stellamaris Internacional (SMI) have formed a joint venture to construct and operate a port facility at Nueva Palmira, Uruguay.
One year ago an official Bolivian delegation boarded a vessel at Puerto Quijano in Santa Cruz Province and, several days later, disembarked at Nueva Palmira, Uruguay on the Atlantic coast, following stops in Corumba, Brazil; Asuncion, Paraguay; and Rosario, Argentina.