Acquisition of 51% of Puerto Caldera
And start of Hamburg project in Ecuador, Acquisition of ITI in Chile and first bond issuance in local market.
SVTI and STI infrastructure extensions
And the 2013-2017 fleet renovation plan completed and the incorporation to Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI)
Contract renewal of FIT concession
And the renewal of tugboats concession in Mexico.
Joint Venture with Boskalis
Joint operations started by means of a joint venture with Boskalis. The joint venture covers Brazil, Mexico, Panama and Canada.
Three business divisions
SAAM was reorganized into three business divisions: Port Terminals, Towage and Logistics.
SMSAAM was founded
SMSAAM came about after dividing Sud Americana de Vapores S.A. (CSAV).
SAAM celebrated its 50-year anniversary.
Terminal Portuario Guayaquil
Terminal Portuario Guayaquil (TPG) started operations.
Florida International Terminal
Operations started at the Everglades Port by means of the Florida International Terminal (FIT) subsidiary.
Terminal Puerto Arica
SAAM was awarded the Terminal Puerto Arica (TPA) contract.
Antofagasta International Terminal
SAAM was awarded a contract for managing loading dock Nº2 at the Antofagasta International Terminal (ATI).
Portuaria Corral was incorporated into SAAM.
Iquique Terminal Internacional
SAAM was awarded the Iquique Terminal Internacional (ITI) contract.
STI and SVTI
San Antonio Terminal Internacional and San Vicente Terminal Internacional.
A concession was awarded and the company started operations at the San Antonio Terminal Internacional (STI) and at the San Vicente Terminal Internacional (SVTI).
The company entered Mexico with SAAM Remolques S.A.
The company entered Ecuador by means of Ecuaestibas.
SAAM entered Uruguay by means of the towage services company Kios.
Wood Chips Shipping and Receiving.
The company started native wood chips shipping and receiving operations with headquarters in Puerto Montt.
Elequip and Equimac - Tramarsa
Colombia - Peru
SAAM started operations in Colombia by means of Elequip and Equimac, and in Peru by means of Trabajos Marítimos S.A. – Tramarsa.
The Intermodal Terminal was created as a primary customs extension zone.
Cargo Aircraft Services
SAAM started to provide cargo aircraft services by means of the company Aerosan.
SAAM became the first company to provide integral bulk import services.
Construction of the first towage known as Mataquito.
Sud Americana Agencias Aéreas y Marítimas S.A: – SAAM was founded at the Valparaíso port.