FIRST SHIPPING AGENCY IN RIVER PLATE
Providing Service of Excellence since 1892
With over 125 years of experience, Christophersen S.A., has been awarded the National Award for the Best Logistic Exporter of Logistic Services (Premio Nacional al Mejor Exportador de Servicios Logísticos) and the National award for the best Export Service Provider (Premio Nacional al Mejor Exportador de Servicios en General)
Christophersen is the leader in the marine and port business sectors, and has 21 companies in the areas of marine agencies, bunker suppliers, ship-owners of fluvial and marine vessels, port operators, warehouse operators, land transportation, customs clearance and investments in
specialized port terminals
Since the late 50s, it is a distributor of all kinds of bunkers supplied by ANCAP (Uruguayan State owned Oil Company). The Company delivers an average of 80,000 tons/year, amounting to a market share of 46% of Montevideo’s Port and the River Plate Service Areas.
The Group operates with four Port Operators : Planir S.A., Rioestiba S.A., Nimecar S.A, SHH S.A.
We provide services to all types of vessels, with an average of 740 calls/year during the last five year-period in the Uruguayan ports and operational areas in the River Plate. We have offices in Montevideo, Nueva Palmira (Colonia) and Asunción (Paraguay).
Christophersen Group is founding partner for The Multipurpose Terminal In Ontur Nueva Palmira.
In partnership with HIdrovias do Brasil, CHG recently inaugurated TGM terminal, considered to be the most modern terminal in the region.
Christophersen is founding partner of ELS S.A., in partnership with the AET Group (American Eagle Tankers) for the provision support services to fuel transfer operations in the Atlantic coast, within the Uruguayan Exclusive Economic Zone. With this purpose, it operates three units of the Offshore Supply Vessel type: “ELS MAITE”; “DIDI-K” and “OLIVIA”.
Working together with TRANSPORTES FLUVIALES FRAY BENTOS (“TFF”)
It owns a fleet of 5 non propelled barges (TFF1, TFF2, TFF3, TFF4, RN01) of 3,546 tons DWT and 3 push boats of 2,100 (Catalina), 2,500 HP (Veromar) and 2,600 HP (TFF Rio Negro) for transporting goods on the Uruguay River, the River Plate and the Paraná River.
CENTRAL OFFICE - URUGUAY
Rincón 550 - 11000
Tel: (598 2) 9160109 - (598 2) 9170040 /41
Fax: (598 2) 9169243 (598 2) 9162418
Dr.Machaín esq.Alas Paraguayas
Edificio Domus Depto.1A
C.P.: 1880 - Asunción, Paraguay