¿HOW BIG IS OUR PORT?

¿How big is our port?

In the last 20 years, Manzanillo has experienced the biggest growth and modernization in the national port system and today it competes against the 5 most important ports in Latin America, so it is worth analyzing how influential it is in the world and the way it portraits the entire estate of Colima as well as Mexico in this new era of foreign trade.

LOCATION:

 

The Port of Manzanillo is located in the Mexican Pacific coast, in the estate of Colima.

North Latitude 19° 03′ 08″

West Longitude: 104° 18′ 57″

INFLUENCE ZONE

Hinterland:

– Mexico City

– Jalisco

– Michoacan

– Zacatecas

– Guanajuato

– Morelos

– Sinaloa

– Estate of Mexico

– San Luis Potosí

– Durango

– Coahuila

– Hidalgo

– Nayarit

– Nuevo Leon

– Aguascalientes

-Tamaulipas

-Colima

*It has influence over 55% of Mexico’s population

*It comprises 17 estates which produce 64% of the GDP

*It handles 65% of the Containerized Cargo that arrives in the Pacific

*It represents 45.4% of the country’s TEUs.

Foreland:

United States of America

Canada

Colombia

Ecuador

Peru

Chile

Australia

Indonesia

Malasia

Philipines

Singapur

Hong Kong

China

Japon

Korea

Rusia

COMMERCIAL CONNECTIVITY

Maritime

There are 35 shipping lines connecting it to 150 destinations in the world.

Railway

The vast Ferromex railway network allows the transportation of diverse merchandise to 80% of the national territory and connects it to destinations in the US and Canada.

INFRASTRUCTURE AND EQUIPMENT

437 Hectares of total area

34.92 km of internal roadway

30.23 km of railway lines

16m depth

Berth Positions

17 commercial

3 of hydrocarbons

2 for cruise ships

Capacity

Static 54, 683 TEUs

Dynamic 2, 855, 037 TEUs

Load and Unload rate of up to 50 containers per hour/crane

VESSELS ARRIVAL

The Port of Manzanillo is currently receiving 6th generation vessels

  • Completely Cellular 1.000-2.500 TEU; 215x20x10
  • Panamax 3.000-3.400 TEU; 250x32x12.5
  • Panamax Max 3.400-4.500 TEU; 290x32x12.5
  • Post Panamax 4.000-5.000 TEU; 285x40x13
  • Post Panamax Plus 6.000-8.000 TEU; 300x43x14.5
  • New Panamax 12.500 TEU; 366x49x15.2
  • Triple E 18.000 TEU; 400x59x15.5

Railroad Tunnel Construction

This is a SCT’s project in coordination with local, state and federal government.

Objective: to improve the Railway Connectivity towards the Port of Manzanillo

Investment: 1,500 MDP

Benefits: an increase in the number of railway windows. Ferromex will increase its capacity over three times for outgoing containerized merchandises. A better Port-City relationship.

STATISTICS 2016

  • 2’578,822 mobilized TEUs
  • 18’831,078 cargo Tons
  • Agricultural Bulk

1’650, 736 Tons

  • Mineral Bulk

4’274,415 tons

  • General Cargo

1’382,309 Tons

  • Total Commercial Cargo Movements without crude oil or its derivatives

26’138,538 Tons

  • 5th in Latin America’s Ranking
  • 64th in the Worldwide Port Ranking

OPERATIONAL ADVANTAGES

“Port Without Papers”

Automatized procedures:

Online Payment System

Electronic Invoicing

Online Port Permissions

Benefits:

Time and space Optimization

24/7, 365-day availability

From any mobile devise

Real-time Operation

Valid Guarantee from a Quality Brand:

Perishable goods dispatch in less than 36 hours

Mooring maneuver time in less than 2 hours

Unmooring maneuver time in less than 1.5 hours

Arrival Authority Inspections in less than 1 hour

Departure Authority Inspections in less than 30 minutes

Origin Inspection with dispatch in less than 24 hours

Maquila and Manufacturing Industries

Programmed Dispatch and Trustworthy Dispatch (in process).

Guarantees in Port Services

Expedites the information flow between importers and exporters

Favors traceability of merchandise in the port.

The Port has established a system of transparency of logistics operations.

Increases coordination amongst operators to improve the movement of merchandise.

Automatizes processes and reduces times through the information system “Port Without Papers”

Clean Industry Certification

It is the first Clean Port in Mexico

All the terminals are certified

The productive process is more efficient and it reduces water and energy consumption as well as residues generation.

LAGUNA DE CUYUTLAN NEW PORT 

Manzanillo possesses land and sea territories that assure tremendous growth potential in the future. The new Laguna de Cuyutlan Port was entitled by the Official Journal of the Federation in December 23rd, 2011 as Deepwater and Cabotage Port; it will surpass by up to four times the current capacity of the Port of Manzanillo.

SOME ADVANTAGES:

  • Access channel of 250m with a length of 1,750m and a depth of 15m.
  • More than 1,800 hectares to build specialized terminals
  • New spaces for automotive industry, cargo projects, machinery, cauldrons, tanks,

aircrafts, containerized cargo and pallets.

  • Access to roadways and railways avoiding the city
  • Foreseen growth of 32 berth positions of 360 meters
  • Fluid connection with the rest of the country though Guadalajara Highway.
  • Space for truck yards and terminals with railroad spurs.

Laguna de Cuyutlan Port represents an excellent opportunity to establish a cluster in the energy sector that would supply natural gas to the entire Bajio and North regions in the country. Currently, KMS Liquefied Natural Gas Terminal furnishes CFE Thermal Power Plant in Manzanillo and the Center region of the country.

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