The glass factory Vidriera Centroamericana S.A. (Vicesa) activated its protocols to stop production this weekend, as it does not have enough gas for its operations.
Archive photo of vandalism in Limon this past week
The situation is due to the strike affecting the dock of the Refinadora Costarricense de Petróleo (Recope) – the Costa Rican refinery that refines nothing – in Limón.
This week, Vicesa was only able to extract two gas tankers, although it requires at least one per day to operate.
This was confirmed by his supply manager, Juan Pablo Mora.
“We managed to load (containers with gas) last weekend, but Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday of this week we could not do it. Up to today (Thursday), we managed to get two cisterns (to Moin), but they have