Sociedad Portuaria Puerto Bahía is the most modern multipurpose terminal of Colombia developed with a 100% of private investment, and privileged with its strategic location in the heart of the Bay of Cartagena. It has a terminal specialized in handling of liquids operated by multinational Oiltanking and another one for the transport of general cargo, particularly dedicated to breakbulk cargo.
The project has the highest technology and quality controls, it was designed to boost exports in Colombia and therefore, increase the competitiveness of the country and the region, solving an issue on export capacity and storage of crude oil.
Puerto Bahía is a terminal with public vocation, introducing itself as the best export option for small, medium and large domestic producers, as well as being a valuable and efficient front door for the imports that arrive at the Colombian territory.
The innovating Terminal is a bet of Pacific Infrastructure and the International Finance Corporation (IFC) of the World Bank Group, who for the first phase of construction invested more than $558 million USD.
Partners and allies
Frontera Energy Corp.
Frontera Energy Corp. Is a Canadian public company and a leading explorer and producer of crude oil and natural gas, with operations focused in Latin America. The Company has a diversified portfolio of assets with interests in more than 25 exploration and production blocks in Colombia and Peru.
Pacific Infrastructure is a business group specialized in the development of port assets of transport and storage. Its aim is to take advantage of national infrastructure investment needs in diverse sectors of the Colombian market, suchas oil, hydrocarbons, mining, and cargo.
Its main project is currently operating and future expansion of the port complex Puerto Bahia.
International Finance Corporation
The International Finance Corporation (IFC), member of the World Bank Group, is the main international development institution focused exclusively on its work promoting the private sector in developing countries.
Its work in more than 100 developing nations, enables companies and financial institutions in emerging markets to create jobs, generate tax revenues, improve corporate governance, environmental performance, and contribute to the growth and strengthening of local communities.
The company Oiltanking will be responsible for the operation and maintenance of the terminal of liquids of Sociedad Portuaria Puerto Bahía.
This key partner for the operation of the terminal has extensive experience, and is one of the leading independent organizations at worldwide level for storage of oil, chemicals, gases and bulk products. It features multiple strategic alliances and operates some of the most important oil projects on the planet.
Oiltanking owns and operates 74 terminals in 22 countries, with a total storage capacity of over 19.6 million cubic meters, making it the second largest company of its kind globally.
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