Port of Balboa, one of the most important ports in Central America

The Port of Balboa, strategically located in the Republic of Panama, has been an indisputable protagonist in the Central American maritime scenario, remaining one of the most transcendental ports for trade, logistics and distribution in the region.

In addition, its privileged geographical position and its world-class infrastructure have made it a preferred option for companies seeking an efficient route for their operations.


History of the Port of Balboa

The Port has a long history dating back to the 16th century, it was founded by the Spanish in 1519 and quickly became one of the most important ports in the Americas, it played a key role in trade between Spain and its colonies in America. .

In the 20th century, it remained one of the most important ports in the region, benefiting from the rise of the Panama Canal, which opened in 1914 and became a key transit point for trade between the Atlantic and Pacific oceans.

Since then, it has continued to grow and modernize in recent years, investing in new infrastructure, such as:

- new container terminals
- cranes
- loading docks

Thanks to these investments, it has remained one of the most important ports in Central America, handles more than 2 million containers a year and is an important trade center for the region.


News and image obtained from "The Logistics World":



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