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San Lorenzo-Puerto General San Martin Port Complex


The San Lorenzo-Puerto General San Martin Port Complex is a series of port facilities on the western shore of the lower course of the Parana River in Argentina, which are shared by the cities of San Lorenzo and Puerto General San Martin, province of Santa Fe.

This complex receives traffic coming from the Atlantic Ocean through the Rio de la Plata. The port of Puerto General San Martin, located at , about 35 km upstream from the port of Rosario, is the last deepwater port on the Parana, and is capable of hosting ships up to Panamax kind. The depth of the river is kept at 34 feet by dredging.

San Lorenzo-Puerto General San Martin form a major commercial terminal for agricultural exports. Traffic at the complex accounts for 50% of the Argentine exports of soybean products. In 2004, the complex managed 7.4 million tonnes of cereals .

See also

List of ports in Argentina

Foreign trade of Argentina

References

Complejo Portuario San Lorenzo-Puerto San Martin at Nuestro Mar.

Cafe de las Ciudades, 16 July 2005. Puerto San Martin, al ritmo de la soja.

Government of the Province of Santa Fe. Cereals exported through ports in Santa Fe.

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