The measure adopted by the Ministries of Transport and of Industry and Economy of Uruguay grants paraguayan flag ships the same treatment in terms of cost of fuels and lubricants with Uruguayan flag vessels, making the decision highly applauded , based on a convoy must sail 1300 km by Argentine waters.

By Presidential Decree, the Government of the Oriental Republic of Uruguay grant Paraguayan flag ships the same treatment in terms of cost of fuels and lubricants having Uruguayan flag vessels, which makes the decision extremely applauded, based on a convoy must sail 1300 km by Argentine waters and, through this decision, the cost of fuel in Uruguay for Paraguayan vessels are reduced by 15%.

This measure was adopted by the Ministries of Transport and of Industry and Economy of Uruguay.

From now on, ships calling cabotage transport services and meet local merchandise to commercial ports Uruguay will pay USD 900 per cubic meter bunker fuel (marine diesel oil), whereas before they paid $ 1,200.

The measure was taken in the interest of encouraging the river and sea traffic with Paragua and starts a new business perspective.

Source: La Nación