ECLAC: Balboa and Colón busiest container ports in Latin America and Caribbean in 2014


  According to the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC), the total volume of containers handled through 120 ports in the region rose by 1.3% in calendar 2014 to around 47mn TEUs. The increase followed gains of 5.8% in 1.7% in 2013, 5.8% in 2012 and 13.8% in 2011. Panama’s ports of Balboa and Colón were the busiest container ports by this measure in 2014, handling just under 3.5mn and 3.3mn TEU respectively.

Source : 15 June 2015/ECLAC/ Panama City/ IND