GE mulls over using Argentine port for wind power projects - report
Aug 13, 2014 - Argentina's Puerto Madryn port authority has met with representatives of US conglomerate General Electric (NYSE:GE) interested to know the port's capacity to import wind power equipment for the Patagonia region, Argentine daily El Chubut reported on Saturday.
The company sought information about port installations and costs with a view to offering technology and services to operators of future wind farms in Chubut province and other parts of the region.
The port has already handled equipment for two local wind farms, while its tariffs are lower compared to other terminals, its manager Marcos Nicocia said.
Puerto Madryn has a good storage capacity for project cargo and is able to receive vessels with a draught of up to 55 ft (16.8 m), he added.
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