Panama Tops Port Ranking
Leading Latin America, the ports of Colon and Balboa have the largest volume of containers moved, with Santos of Brazil in third place.
Tuesday, May 8, 2012
Of the 20 major ports in Latin America, Colon (MIT, Evergreen and Cristóbal) was placed first with 3.3 million TEUs or 20 foot long containers mobilized in 2011, followed by Balboa with 3.2 million and Santos (Brazil) 2.9 million, reported Prensa.com.
In January and February, 190,000 fewer TEUs were moved than in the same period of 2012, when the figure was 1,000,218 thousand TEUs.
In Latin America the ports of Colon and Balboa occupy the first and second place in the ranking of volume of cargo moved.
Panama's Colón and Balboa are first in Central America (2 and 3 in Latin America), followed by Limón in Costa Rica (13), Cortés in Honduras (22), Santo Tomás (29), Puerto Barrios (31) and Quetzal (36) in Guatemala.
Ports in Panama moved 2,935,000 containers (20') between January and August 2008
- Daily Update
- Government Purchases
- Classified Ads
- Indexes & Statistics
- Press Releases
- Events Calendar