Colon Container Terminal

Government of Panama proposes to extend Colón Container Terminal contract

Colón Container Terminal.

The Minister of the Presidency, Álvaro Alemán, presented on January 19 a bill before the National Assembly to award an extension on the 20 year contract for the development of the Port of Coco Solo North Container Terminal, in the Colón province.

According to information supplied by the Government of Panama, the minister said that in 1996 a Contract for the development, Construction, Operation and Administration of a Container Terminal in the Port of Coco […]

Panama’s port system slowed down in 2012

Colon Container Terminal (CCT) had best growth among the ports of Panama.
Colon Containers Terminal (CCT) logro más crecimiento en el Puerto de Panamá.

The Panamanian port system had a downturn from the second quarter of 2012 compared to the same period of 2011. It did not reach the figure of 7 million TEUs handled, as predicted at the beginning of the year. According to official figures of the Panama Maritime Authority (AMP), the port system handled 6,857,724 TEUs in 2012 compared to 6,629,943 TEUs in 2011, showing a slight growth of 3.4% The container terminal with the highest […]