Within the framework of the commemoration of its XXV Anniversary, the Integral Port Administration of Campeche (APICAM) maintains its port leadership based on an approach that emphasizes safety, infrastructure development and the link with the Energy Cluster, as one of its main strengths, aligned with the objectives of the Master Program Port Development 2019-2024 and the vision of the Governor Carlos Miguel Aysa González, highlighted its general director, Carlos Ortiz Piñera, when sharing the new edition of the book “Grandes Puertos de Campeche, Infraestructura y Vocations ”.
The publication is bilingual so that national and foreign users of the system can easily understand the historical background, the infrastructure of ports, such as Isla del Carmen, Seybaplaya and Lerma; likewise, its economic vocations (hydrocarbons, commerce, fishing and tourism) and other places of interest, such as Playa Bonita.
When summarizing the content of the book, Ortiz Piñera stand out the great contribution of all who have been an important part of this evolution over the years, “the ports of Isla del Carmen and Seybaplaya have been expanded and modernized; and for this reason, we are now ready to receive large investments from the energy and oil sector ”.
He pointed out that the port of Isla del Carmen is considered the most important logistics platform in the Mexican oil industry, confirming its leadership in the last three years, going from 9,000 annual arrivals to 16,000.
For this reason, the investment in infrastructure has been build, with a new platform and dock, which increases the great operational capacity of the port. In this sense, he said that the port of Seybaplaya is ready for all companies that wish to establish themselves, as well to detonate the link between the energy and oil sector with other economic and industrial activities, given that today, thanks to the expansion of 50 percent of its capacity, various projects are in display.
In addition, as a piece of information that reflects the API’s commitment to society, by inaugurating the Playa Bonita spa, adjacent to the Port of Lerma; this was the first inclusive beach in the Gulf of Mexico. In 2019, it was recognized as the first beach in all of Mexico with the distinctive Inclusive Tourism.
“With these actions we contribute to the development of the region, in the search to satisfy with efficiency, effectiveness and quality the demand for port services and infrastructure for the oil industry and other economic activities,» said the state official.
Translated by Patricia Rubio