President Andrés Manuel López Obrador announced that a company from the Secretary of the Navy (Semar) will be in charge of operating the Interoceanic Corridor of the Isthmus of Tehuantepec.
During an event to commemorate the Marine Day, in Tamaulipas, López Obrador said that the Marine will manage the entire Isthmus of Tehuantepec project, which includes the Interoceanic railway, which will run from Salina Cruz to Coatzacoalcos, including the sections that were concessioned to ferrosur of Germán Larrea, as well as the ports that will integrate it.
“By the way, yesterday (Wednesday) a concession was recovered and now only the Nation will have control over the Isthmus of Tehuantepec for reasons of national security and public utility,” said López Obrador.
“A company from the Secretary of the Navy will manage this line, from Guatemala to Ixtepec, and from Salina Cruz to Coatzacoalcos, and from Coatzacoalcos to Palenque, plus four ports (…) all of this under the responsibility of the Secretary of the Navy,” he added.
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Lopez Obrador assured that the Navy It is a “very important” pillar for the State, since it not only helps economically and socially, but also politically.
“He Marine Day It leads us to remember that this important work carried out by sailors, by the Mexican Navy, is essential for the development of our Country and that the Secretary of the Navy is a very important pillar for the Mexican State. This Secretariat is an institution that helps economically, socially, in the politicalalso in asserting our independence and our sovereignty”, said the president.
The event was attended by the head of the Navy, Jose Raphael Ojeda.