Nueva Palmira Port

  • Project Type
  • General Cargo Facility
  • Client
  • Christophersen S.A. and Agencia Marítima Schandy S.A.
  • Project Value
  • USD 8 million
  • Project Period
  • 2001 - 2001
  • Current Status
  • Completed
  • Services
  • Cost Estimate • Feasibility Study • Condition Survey • Concept Design


Nueva Palmira is located near the mouth of the Uruguay River, in the Republica Oriental del Uruguay.  The main cargoes handled by Nueva Palmira Port are grains and citrus products for export.  In addition, the port handles other products such as cement, fertiliser, timber and general cargo. Christophersen S.A. and Agencia Marítima Schandy S.A. contracted Cullen Grummitt & Roe to carry out a feasibility study into the extension and improvement of the existing wharf at Nueva Palmira Port.

Cullen Grummitt & Roe visited the site, obtained all the necessary data and carried out a detailed inspection of the existing facilities.

A detailed feasibility study was then undertaken, involving: