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Tens of cargo ships are delayed in Argentina because a grain-bulk carrier has grounded in the Parana River, 150 kilometres south of the city of Rosario, which is the country’s grains and oil seeds hub.
The grounding of two bulk carriers one in the Parana River and a second in the Martin Garcia access canal are evidence of the frail fluvial communications system between the River Plate and the Atlantic, reports the press from the port of Rosario, Argentina’s second largest city and among the world’s main grain export terminals.
The German cruise vessel ‘Deutschland’ docked Monday at the port of Rosario on the mighty Paraná River which is also the hub for Argentina’s grains and oilseeds basin.
Argentine president Cristina Kirchner called on Mercosur partners to convert the group into the world’s leading agro-food business region and to put an end to asymmetries.