“It will be the most important Latin American Port after the Port of Panama”- NY Times
Is a key point on Transshipment for the trade with United State to central and south America. Recently has 19 docking sites (14 commercial, 3 for hydrocarbons, 2 for cruises), counts with 6.20 kilometers of internal roads and 24.70 kilometers of railways, which allows the movement of the cargo fast and safe. Started the construction of the Terminal 2 with an investment of 10 billion of pesos, with a total area of 72.42 hectares, and also 5.4 maritime hectares.
Is considering the second important port on Pacific.
The Secretary of Communications and Transportation, Luis Téllez Kuenzler, said the Federal Government and private investors will make a joint investment of , 1 Billion Dolars to execute the Manzanillo port enclosure expansion project to the northern zone of the existing Terminal.
During a working tour of the Colima port, the Secretary assured that “it will be the most important Latin American Port after the Port of Panama”. Accompanied by state and municipal officials, the Secretary added that the said joint investment will be used to execute a variety of projects in the Manzanillo Port. There are plans to expand the train routes, which will cost an estimated 2 billion Dolls. In accordance with the original project plans, the train expansion will be finished in May of 2013.