Sociedad Portuaria Puerto Bahia not only has high-end facilities, but also with a strategic location in the Bay of Cartagena, more precisely in the north end of the island of Barú, and direct access to the Canal del Dique that allows a barge dock, and excellent conditions to operate 365 days a year because of the depth and tranquility of the bay.
Its location on the shores of the Bay of Cartagena position the port as the gateway from Colombia to the Caribbean, opening innumerable possibilities of market and transport routes, including all cargo from and facing the Panama Canal.
Additionally, access to both general cargo and liquid can arrive at Puerto Bahia by fluvial connection with the Canal del Dique, maritime transport, through the Bay of Cartagena and by road using different routes connecting with the capital of Bolívar.
By the dock of barges it is generated a logistics corridor coming from the oil center of the country, located in Barrancabermeja, through the Magdalena River with final destination Puerto Bahia, creating a dynamic oil export and import of hydrocarbons of high efficiency. This loading and unloading point has the capacity to transport 40,000 barrels per day.
Thanks to the tranquility and depth of the Bay of Cartagena, it is achieved the capacity to receive Suezmax and Panamax ships, which can transport between 40,000 and one million barrels of crude oil 365 days a year.
Additionally, Puerto Bahia has several access roads coming from different regions of the country.
In future expansion plans Puerto Bahía will have connection points through pipelines to increase the possibilities of liquid transfer to and from the Port