Why APM Terminals Lázaro Cárdenas?

APM Terminals Lázaro Cárdenas is the first semi-automated and most technological advanced container terminal in Mexico. Located at the deepest port in Mexico, with depths of up to 18m, it is strategically located along the main maritime trade routes of the pacific coast between Asia and America.

What does the port of Lázaro Cárdenas do?

In 2012, the Port of Lázaro Cárdenas handled 30,671,996 tonnes of cargo and 1,242,777 TEU’s, making the busiest cargo port in Mexico and one of the largest container ports in the country. The port of Lázaro Cárdenas has both public and private terminals specialised in: ^ “UNLOCODE (MX) – Mexico”. service.unece.org. Retrieved 25 April 2020.

Could a proposed Pacific port in Baja California replace Lázaro Cárdenas?

If a proposed government-backed Pacific port is built at Punta Colonet, Baja California, goods flowing to U.S. states like Arizona and Nevada could bypass the congested Los Angeles region with closer access to those markets, providing increased competition with Lázaro Cárdenas.

When did the Mexican Navy seize Lázaro Cárdenas?

In November 2003, the Mexican Navy seized the port from criminal gangs. Lázaro Cárdenas is home to a deep-water seaport that handles container, dry bulk, and liquid cargo.