On October 11, the 2017-2018 cruise season began, which will end in May 2018. In Costa Rica, according to “La Nación” newspaper, Limón expects to receive 240,000 tourists in approximately 115 vessels, which it means an increase of 4.5% over the previous season.
On June 26, the customs union between Guatemala and Honduras was officially inaugurated. The agreement aims to use the legal instrument, called Factura y Declaración Única Centroamericana (Fyduca), to carry out exports and imports, allowing electronic transmission of the payment of taxes in the country of destination.
According to the information provided in the APM Terminales May magazine, the concessionaire company of the Terminal de Contenedores de Moín (TCM) indicated on April that it is delayed in at least three months in the delivery of island. As indicated in newspaper, “La Nación”, on June 26 of 2017, the inauguration will be postponed to June 2018. The date established in the concession contract to deliver the terminal was January 18 of 2018.