Drummond LTD Responds with FACTS and Asks WHY?
January 19, 2014
Drummond LTD expresses itself concerning the suspension of the loading of coal from barge to crane to the future loading of our coal by direct ship loaders. We would like to clarify some statements by the press, government and others surrounding this situation and present the facts as we see them; PORT HISTORY. Drummond began feasibility studies for the mining and transportation of coal in Colombia in 1986. Part of the transportation system is an ocean port capable of receiving coal via railroad, storage and blending capability and ship loading. The initial site selected was in the Municipality of Santa Marta near the then existing PRODECO port. The Colombian Government denied Drummond’s application for this site and subsequently designated areas in Santa Marta as a tourist zone and the area near Ciénaga as a zone for coal ports through a […]