Colon Container Terminal
Port Commerce
Colon Container Terminal, S.A., is the port authority for the terminal. Located at the eastern mouth of the Panama Canal, the Colon Container Terminal is well-placed strategically to serve cargo transshipments between the Caribbean Sea as well as commercial vessels traveling the Atlantic and Pacific as well as North and South America.

The Colon Container Terminal covers over 74 hectares. The Colon Container Terminal’s access channel has a 600-meter radius turning basin, a draft of is 14 meters, and a 200-meter wide breakwater. Piers 1 and 2 have alongside depth of 14 meters, and Pier 3 has alongside depth of 15 meters. The Colon Container Terminal contains 984 reefer plugs, an inspection ramp, and phyto-sanitory zones certified to handle agricultural products. The Colon Container Terminal contains a high-risk area for 400 TEUs of containerized cargo. The Panama Canal Railway Company has rail connections adjacent to the Colon Container Terminal. The Colon Container Terminal also has a maintenance and repair shop that is available 24 hours a day to do minor repair work on containers.

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