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Colombia - Ports Rehabilitation Project (English)

The project's objectives are to (i) strengthen Empresa Puertos de Colombia S.A. (COLPUERTOS) managerial, financial, administrative and operational capabilities to improve port services and reduce operational costs; (ii) upgrade port capacity by restoring port installations and increasing port productivity so as to enable the public port system to cope with future traffic demand and endure adequate support to Colombia's foreign trade. The project consists of (a) civil works to rehabilitate existing port installations and to upgrade port utilities; (b) provision of heavy cargo handling equipment, workshop machinery and tools, second-hand tugboats, training equipment and material, and computer hardware; and (c) management, operational, engineering and training consulting services.

Details

  • Document Date

    1985/10/31

  • Document Type

    Memorandum & Recommendation of the President

  • Report Number

    P4083

  • Volume No

    1

  • Total Volume(s)

    1

  • Country

    Colombia,

  • Region

    Latin America & Caribbean,

  • Disclosure Date

    2010/06/24

  • Disclosure Status

    Disclosed

  • Doc Name

    Colombia - Ports Rehabilitation Project

  • Keywords

    public port;water supply and sewerage;renewable source of energy;Urban and Rural Development;irrigation and watershed management;marginal cost of use;Economic and Financial Management;Public and Publicly Guaranteed;balance of payment;agriculture and industry;import of goods;current account deficit;exchange rate adjustment;public port facility;regulation and supervision;Foreign Exchange Reserve;international capital market;public debt service;collective labor agreement;Labor Union;civil works;formal training program;high reserve requirement;certificate of deposit;bank procurement procedure;external capital requirement;recovery of investment;financial management technique;public port operation;participation of woman;exchange rate devaluation;reduction in poverty;human resource development;national highway system;lack of resource;infrastructure and facilities;procurement and disbursement;collective labor contracts;national labor legislation;volume of traffic;export promotion policy;local competitive bidding;cost reduction measure;mode of transport;private sector loan;technical assistance mission;Planning and Financial;charges for water;direct foreign investment;agriculture and irrigation;agricultural technology transfer;pavement management system;ship waiting time;standard of living;average exchange rate;transport sector management;national port authority;tight fiscal situation;domestic energy source;Energy and Mining;long-term external debt;investments in energy;net foreign exchange;efficiency of operations;technical assistance service;management advisory services;public sector funding;cargo handling equipment;general cargo;port area;private port;aggregate demand;operational capability;real gdp;physical expansion;pension system;inland waterway;Port Services;future traffic;port capacity;port terminal;Trade Policies;pension obligation;public terminal;operational planning;Trade Policy;Export Diversification;lending strategy;storage area;inflationary pressure;foreign trade;international reserve;counterpart funding;project execution;financial situation;coastal shipping;Capital Investments;labor problem;bank's standard;cargo service;investment program;financially independent;retail price;international level;public transportation mode;domestic inflation;fuel price;transport cost;national network;container port;fiscal deficit;petroleum development;institutional objectives;debt problem;computer hardware;project costing;Public Services;unemployment rate;financial system;city street;financing source;equipment rental;heavy cargo;pricing policy;institutional change;world demand;productive sector;bulk traffic;transport mode;distribution arrangements;public health;equitable treatment;price signal;inadequate service;foreign indebtedness;additional saving;export proceeds;crude petroleum;operational deficiencies;labor practice;highway expenditure;domestic saving;institutional strengthening;monetary expansion;merchandise export;economic appraisal;personnel policy;investment appraisal;rural feeder;internal management;management improvement;operational problems;cash generation;bilateral sources;highway network;Investment Support;computer equipment;Agrarian Reform;agricultural diversification;fiscal constraint;efficient port;staff rationalization;operational management;bank's support;emergency measure;productive activity;transport alternative;policy target;excessive costs;tariff structure;acquired right;corrective measure;long-term planning;chronic management;aviation infrastructure;domestic aviation;container yard;upper management;political interference;Financial Sector;operational procedure;investment planning;resource mobilization;financial obligation;primary road;external lender;small-scale industry;equipment maintenance;existing capacity;Public Infrastructure;detailed examination;obsolete equipment;financial problem;middle management;technological capability;loan negotiation;bank assistance;statutory responsibility;legislative action

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Colombia - Ports Rehabilitation Project (English). Washington, D.C. : World Bank Group. http://documents.worldbank.org/curated/en/777031468020109313/Colombia-Ports-Rehabilitation-Project