Submitted Press Release
GB Group, a diversified group of industrial and trading companies which operates the newly constructed Port Lafito, announced today the addition of Seaboard Marine as a customer.
“We are pleased to welcome Seaboard Marine to Port Lafito and are proud that the inaugural vessel call at our new port last week was Seaboard Marine’s M/V Gluecksburg, a 1,732 TEU container vessel. Seaboard Marine is well known in Haiti and throughout the Caribbean to provide the highest level of service to its clients. As Haiti’s Panamax Port, we are honored to be chosen as their main port of call in Haiti. We believe the services offered by Port Lafito, including our efficient off-dock facility at Chancerelle, will enable Seaboard Marine to continue to elevate its service levels in Haiti,” said Pierre Liautaud, CEO of Port Lafito.
Port Lafito’s state of the art facilities, which include new Liebherr cranes and a fully integrated terminal operating system, will enable clients such as Seaboard Marine to receive world class service, resulting in considerable improvements throughout their logistics chain.
Port Lafito partnered with SSA Marine, the world’s largest independent and privately held marine terminal operator, to oversee the port and terminal operations. Its affiliate, Tideworks, a leading provider of terminal operating technology, is installed at Port Lafito to enable efficient operations and full integration of real time information between parties.
“The efficiencies and modern capabilities provided at the newly built Port Lafito will enable us to improve and broaden the level of service to our Haitian customers. We are pleased to be one of the anchor tenants at Port Lafito and look forward to increasing our business in Haiti,” said Edward Gonzalez, President and CEO of Seaboard Marine.
For more information on Port Lafito, please visit www.portlafito.com.