About Us

Neltume Ports was founded in 1995, The company is a leader in port operation and development, with a diverse and strong platform of terminals and storage businesses in Latin America and the United States. With presence in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Uruguay and the United States, it has 22 port operations.

We provide a complete platform of innovative, sustainable and integrated services and solutions to solve logistics problems of our clients, to encourage foreign trade in the Americas. Thanks to its experience and strategic alliances, Neltume Ports has been able to consolidate as one of the main port operators in the region.

In September 2018, ATCO GROUP is incorporated.They are a Canadian company specialized in structures, logistics, public services, energy infrastructure and transport, with more than 2 million clients all over the world. ATCO is incorporated as a new strategic partner with the challenge to keep expanding and developing new port business opportunities in America, empowering the relationship with the clients, suppliers, employees and communities involved.

Neltume Ports has a long port career with more than 20 years in the areas of Consulting, Project Management and Evaluation, Engineering, and Safety and Environment.

A leader in port operation and development in LATAM.

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Neltume Ports has established itself as a leading company in Latin America over the last two decades in port operation and development. It has built a unique portfolio of multipurpose, bulk cargo and container terminals.

*Figures updated to 2020

19 Port Operations, 3 Stevedoring Companies

5

Countries

7,471

Number of employees

44.5

Millions of tons moved

Purpose

We contribute to people’s life quality through the development of foreign trade.

Vision

Be the benchmark in the Americas by providing excellent and sustainable services for Agency and Integral Solutions, Industrial Logistics and Ports.

Values

Integrity

We promote high ethical standards of behavior that go beyond any code or regulation.

Passion

We work as a team with vitality and joy, being proud of belonging to the Ultramar Group, which enables us to exceed our customer’s expectations, acting imaginatively and consistently in finding solutions and alternatives to their requirements.

Excellence

We set ourselves challenging goals that require to pay special attention to details as well as professionalism, responsibility and perseverance.

Safety

We work under strict safety policies, permanently promoting self-care. Preventive and control actions are guaranteed in order to ensure our people’s health and safety, and we believe that is everyone’s responsibility to respect established conducts to create a safe work environment.

“Excellence is the result of people of integrity, who work with passion and safety as part of a team”

Board of Directors

Nancy Southern

ATCO

Robert Routs

ATCO

Richard Von Appen

ULTRAMAR

Felipe Vial

ULTRAMAR

Alejandra Mehech

ULTRAMAR

Experience

Neltume Ports, has been building a unique portfolio including multipurpose, breakbulk and containers terminals, becoming a leader operator in the Americas with presence in 5 countries

We present the major milestones in the history of Neltume Ports.

A solid growth strategy.

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Operator Role

Neltume Ports expands and develops new port businesses in the Americas, which provides the know how on the world situation and the best practices that are taking place in the industry.

It is a leading port operator with reliable experience in the Americas and a proven track record in at a wide range of locations with cargo such as bulk, breakbulk and containers.


Port operation and development is based on the efficient and sustainable management of the main lines of action:

  • It is fundamental to consolidate a safety culture based on leadership, strengthening the processes and safety standards to ensure the well-being of our people.
  • Environmental Management is based on a commitment to the Environment and our stakeholders, being aware and taking actions against the impacts caused by our operations, with the objective to mitigate them and contribute to the well-being of future generations.
  • Managing and developing standards.
  • Managing relationships with customers, local communities, labor unions and the main stakeholders.
  • Designing and managing engineering and infrastructure projects that fulfill a wide range of requirements.
  • Evaluating, developing and operating new projects, strengthening the relationship with clients.

This integral managing of development and port operation, brings competitive advantages to the ports and its clients, endorsing Neltume Ports position as a leader operator in the region.

Development area

Neltume Ports has achieved a profound understanding of the industry across the Region over the last two decades, by prospecting, evaluating, developing and operating port terminals and incorporating the highest safety and efficiency standards into its infrastructure.

Market presence

Besides being a regional leader, Neltume Ports can rely on over 150 Ultramar offices distributed throughout the Americas, which provide strategic access to attractive inland markets and major trading routes.

New development opportunities

Being a sustainable bench-mark in the Americas requires us to constantly search for new development opportunities. If you have a challenge, an opportunity or a requirement, and want to share it or seek expert advice from a leading port operator in the Region, please do not hesitate to contact us at oportunidades@neltumeports.cl

Contact Information

If you require advice, or are planning to develop and expand your port business, or experiment with new markets or business models, we invite you to contact us.

    Work with Us

    Please send your CV to seleccion@neltumeports.cl and join our team. We are looking for professionals interested in pursuing an attractive career, with international growth opportunities, who want to develop sustainable relationships with our customers, by identifying their requirements and generating innovative proposals that add value to their businesses.