The former refinery known as CaPeCo (Caribbean Petroleum Company) or Gulf (because of old logos) had a total oil storage capacity of 90 million gallons and more than 60 million gallons of material stored at the time of the explosion.
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“This public-private partnership is a way to meet the port infrastructure needs in the hands of the largest independent port operator in the world … to achieve the goal of increasing the arrival of cruise ships to the island and to continue promoting the development of the tourism sector and the local economy.”
— Fermín Fontanés, executive director of the Puerto Rico Public-Private Partnerships Authority (P3A), on the completion of financial arrangements between the Puerto Rico Ports Authority and San Juan Cruise Port for the San Juan Bay cruise terminal public-private partnership project.