February 10th – Pampa Energía wind farm close to Bahia Blanca

February 10th 2023

Pampa Energía wind farm close to Bahia Blanca 


ANTARES: We attach to this News a flyer with the full detail of all our staff and offices for your ready reference.

Weekend duty staff: (Friday February 10th noon, until Monday February 13th, 2023 0800 hrs)

– HQ Buenos Aires:

German Stoppo              +54 9 11 6434 1673

Nicolas Fichi              +54 9 11 5578 4559

 – Upriver:

Sebastián Ferrara          +54 9 11 3156 1679

Omar Mangiaterra           +54 9 11 3156 1681

Walter Nestor Travaglini   +54 9 11 3156 1680


National Holidays: Monday and Tuesday, February 20th and 21st, Carnival


Grains and Markets:

India has imported 459,000 tons of sunflower seed oil during January.

South Korea’s MFG has also purchased 138,000 tons of maize. Of these 70,000 tons are ECSA origin, early April shipment dates.

Vietnam is looking for a Suprax/Panamax of soya meal on April/May dates. Morocco similar volume, product and dates.
Algeria is looking for a Supramax of maize on April dates

HSS harvest forecasts from Argentina:

Argentina’s soyabean production is now estimated to be 34,500,000 tons for 2023 according to the Rosario Commercial Exchange.

The Buenos Aires Grains Exchange estimates the volume of soyabeans to be 38,000,000 tons.

Harvesting starts during April this year.

The maize sowing is nearly completed, over 99 per cent.

The Rosario Commercial Exchange estimates the total volume for 2023 to stand at 42,500,000 tons.

Maize is sown to a further southern range than soya and so has been less affected by the dry weather.

Pampa Energía wind farm close to Bahia Blanca:

Pampa Energía, Argentine energy company, are establishing a new wind farm close to Bahia Blanca.

The full generating capacity of the project is 300 MW. It will be constructed in three stages.

First stage of the project will require approximately 28 windmills which will be shipped to Bahia Blanca.

It is expected to be up and running by June 2023.

We will advise the development of further stages as they are announced.

Bunker deliveries at Zona Comun:


As always, the STS operation is up to the discretion of the Master’s of the vessels involved.


Groundings on the River Parana 2022:


Will keep you posted.

Best regards,

Antares Servicios Maritimos S.A.

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