The Port of Manzanillo is one of the busiest ports in Mexico. It is situated in the state of Colima, on the Southwest coast of Mexico. They are handling cargoes from the Pacific Ocean to the Mexico City area.
- TEU’s: approximately 3.07 million
- Handled bulk products and bulk agricultural products
- Features a cruise terminal, 17 berths, and 14 private terminal
- Traffic figures: more than 11 million tons of cargo, 1,000+ vessels, and more than 56,000 passengers handled per year
This port is one of the largest seaports in Mexico and the Pacific Ocean basin.
- Handling 2,200,000 TEU’s annually
- Annual traffic capacity of 25 million tonnes of cargo
- Primarily handles container, dry bulk, and liquid cargo
This port is one of the main and oldest ports in Mexico. The Port of Veracruz is the principal seaport positioned on the shores of the Gulf of Mexico, in S central Mexico.
- Handled 494, 202 TEU (2020)
- Own several terminals for handling various goods
- Serves Central-, North-, and South America, Europe, and Africa
This port is situated on the Gulf Coast of Mexico at 22.4874N, 97.8577W.
- TEU: 820,092
- Handles containers, project cargo, general, dry and liquid bulk, etc
- Petrochemicals and LNG are the other goods port handled
- Port water depth: 12.5, maintained by continuous dredging
The Ensanada Port operates as a multi-purpose port with a role in different activities for the region. This is the 2nd-busiest port and most visited port-of-call in Mexico.
- Annual container volume: 143,660 TEU (2010)
- More than 3 million tons of cargo were handled in the same year
- Specializing in handling tons of mineral bulk and shipyards
One of the leading oil export hubs on the Gulf of Mexico. The Port of Coatzacoalcos provides terminal handling services.
- TEU’s: 272,258
- Exports petroleum products, manufacturing, agricultural, and forestry goods
- Surpassed more than 3 million tons of cargo through the port annually
This port is situated about 5 km N of the town of Paraiso, in Tabasco.
- Handling 1 million tons of cargo annually
- Composed of facilities and terminals
- Specializes in handling the diverse types of cargo and reception of ships
- Area serve: Campeche, Tabasco, Chiapas, Veracruz, and the Central America (northern areas)
Port of Guaymas or Puerto de Guaymas is a deep-water seaport and break-bulk destination.
- Port capacity: 175,000 TEUs/year
- The volume of cargo handled amounted to 6.6 million metric tons (2020)
- Utilize portable equipment for loading and unloading
The Port of Mazatlán is also famous as MAZATLAN Port handling finished vehicles.
- TEU: 14,416 per year
- The port is a major route for transporting goods by sea
- The volume of cargo handled: 3.55 million metric tons (2020)
The Port of Progreso is a deep-water port situated on the Yucatan Peninsula in southern Mexico.
- TEU: 110,000
- Handles dry bulk, wet cargoes, and passenger’s vessels
- Offering excellent port services through broad facility
- Max. size: depth 12.19m; Channel: draft 9.75 m
Port of Salina Cruz., a significant seaport positioned on the Pacific coast of the Oaxaca.
- 13,000 TEU handled annually
- Accommodates 700 vessels and 13 million tons of cargo
- Compromise facilities for general cargo, bulk, and tanker vessels
The Port of Tampico is located in the SE part of Tamaulipas, positioned on the N bank of the Pánuco River.
- 11 000 TEU handled annually
- Equipped with 12 berths
- Handled general cargo
The Port of Tuxpan, also known as Tuxpan Port offering faster and cheaper transit to shippers.
- Handled between 10 thousand – 14 thousand TEU (2018)
- Managed containers, general cargo, and Ro-Ro cargoes
The Puerto Morelos is a seaport located in the easternmost state of Mexico, the Quintana Roo.
- TEU: 9,423
- The main Portport between Yucatán and Cozumel Island
Puerto Chiapas or the Port Chiapas entrance lies about 8.1mi NW of the mouth of the Suchiate River.
- TEU: 54,308
- Agricultural transport and small fishing center
- Facilitates cruise ships and heavier cargo
The Port of Guerrero Negro is located in the largest town of Mulegé, Baja California Sur (BCS).
- Handled 6.75 million metric tons of cargo (2019)
- Port cargo throughput reached 303 million metric tons.
Isla de Cedros or Puerto de Cedros is a popular cruise-ship stop. They also primarily operate as a salt farming hub that is sent to Asia.
- The volume of cargo handled: 11.5 million metric tons (2020)
- Mainly serves for minerals, sand, and gravel exporting
- Positioned in the Mexican state of Baja
The Port of Acapulco is a well-sheltered harbor, privately operated, managed, and owned by Grupo TMM.
- The annual handling capacity of 729 TEU
- Compromise facilities for cargo, oil, and passenger’s vessels
- Its deep anchorage accommodates the largest cruise vessels
- Handled more than 200 thousand passengers and 160 vessels annually
The Port of Campeche is a port on the Gulf of Mexico, lies on the Yucatán Peninsula.
- Container ship 986 TEU
- Mainly export dyewood and salt, and agricultural products
The Cayo Arcas Terminal is positioned 3nm of the Island in Cayo Arcas, Campeche Bay.
- Total handled cargo volume: 20.6 million metric tons in 2020
- Pemex owns and operates the offshore oil berths
- Load and unload petroleum products
- Traffic figure: over 300 vessel visits per year
Ciudad del Carmen Port is a commercial distribution center. It is situated on Isla del Carmen, at the mouth of Laguna de Terminos.
- Handles around 20 vessels per year
- Compromise numbers of jetties and piers
- Serves offshore oil industry through vessels
- Composed with 17 operational berths
The Port of Cozumel is a cruise ship port offering diversified services in the port industry.
- TEU: 6336
- The 2nd-largest cruise port in Mexico
- Handled over 3.3 million passengers (2014)
Port of Frontera., also known as Frontera Port, is a river port situated in the home state of Tabasco, AMLO.
- Handled 230,185 TEUs of cargo
- Channel: 11-15ft 3.4 – 4.6 m
- Anchorage: 26-30 ft 7.1 -9.1 m
- Latitude / Longitude: 18.529745° / -92.65775°
Port of La Paz or LA PAZ Port can handle roughly two million metric tons volume of cargo.
- TEU: 12, 000
- Provide alongside berthing for vessels
- Capacity: LOA 100m and 3.9m draught
Port of Minatitlan also known as Minatitlan Port is situated in Istmo de Tehuantepec area.
- 657 twenty-foot equivalent units(TEU’s)
- Provide terminal handling services
Port of Monterrey. Monterrey Port Mexico is an inland port.
- TEU: 525
- Facilitate transfer of goods to the U.S
- Oil terminal depth:6.4m – 7.6m
- Up to 500 feet in length maximum size
Port of MORRO REDONDO is situated on Cedros Island, off the Pacific coast of Baja California.
- TEU: 130
- Traffic figures: more than 7.3 million salt
- Bulk loading terminal
The Port of Nanchital is an oil port in Mexico at 18º 4′ 4″ N, -94º -24′ -42’W.
- TEU: 543
- Compromise three berths
- Max size: LOA 177m, draught 8.4m
Port of Pichilingue is a small multi-purpose port located 17km from La Paz, positioned in the SE tip of Peninsula de Baja California.
- TEU: 6,492
- One of the best-protected harbors on the coast
- Handles cruise vessels, bulk cargo, general cargo, and containers
- Own private facilities of cement, petroleum products, and LPG
Puerto Madero Port is situated on the S part of the Pacific Ocean coast in Mexico.
- TEU: 800
- Handles seagoing traffic, fishing vessels, and coasters
- It consists of terminal handling fertilizer, fluids, and grain
- Main export: fruits
The Port of San Juan de la Costa is popularly known as SAN JUAN DELACOSTA. It is a pier, jetty, or wharf-type port.
- TEU: 12,000
- Composed with one pier specializes in bulk loading of phosphate extracted
- Handled vessels of approx 40,000DWT
The Port of San Marcos is located in the Mexican state of Baja California Sur.
- Cargo handled: 1.76 million metric tons (2020)
- Latitude: 27º 11′ 54” N, Longitude: -112º -12′ -16” W
Terminal de Santa Maria is situated around 10km North of Santa Rosalia, at the lower California Peninsula.
- TEU: 5.047
- Owned and operated for bulk shipment and mining of gypsum
- Max size: LOA 285m, draught 13.7m, beam 50m.
The Port of Topolobampo is a small port on the Gulf of California, in NW Sinaloa. It is composed of private terminals for handling different types of cargo.
- TEU: 128.2 thousand TEUs of containerized cargo
- Principally export agricultural and cattle products.
- Handled general cargo, containers, LPG, oil products, and ammonia
The Port of Yukalpeten is a harbor and small Portport situated on the Southeast coast, in the Gulf of Mexico.
- 7,000 TEU LNG-Fueled Vessels
- Own facilities for fishing vessels and yachts
- Protected with two breakwaters