Facilities for specific traffic

Container Traffic

There is a 354-metre-long quay with a maximum depth of 10.5 metres and a minimum depth of 9.5 metres, with two container carrier gantry cranes with a loading capacity of 35 tonnes and 30 tonnes. Performance under normal conditions is 30 movements/hour and 25 movements/hour, respectively. There is a storage area measuring 42,400 square metres and a manoeuvring area of 15,000 square metres. It has two 8,000 square metre lots for repairs, maintenance and long stays for containers, with facilities for painting, soldering, washing and various other repairs. There are also railway and road transport links.

Since September 2008, it has also had a 350-metre-long quay with a depth of 14 metres, and two Postpanamax container carrier gantry cranes. Storage area of 89,900 square metres.

Roll on + Roll off traffic

For this kind of traffic, there are nine mooring posts, two in the confluence between quays 12 and 14, each 20 metres wide and with a depth of 8 metres. The third is in the confluence between quays 10 and 12, also 20 metres wide and with a depth of 5 metres. The fourth is in the confluence between quays 7 and 9, with 14 metres of mooring and 8.5 metres deep. The fifth is in the angle between quay 15 and 17, with 28 metres of mooring and a depth of 14.5 metres. The sixth and seventh are on quay 15 with 16 metres of mooring and a depth of 8 and 11 metres. The eighth is on quay 13, with 16 metres of mooring and 13 metres deep. And the last one is in the confluence between quays 21 and 23, is 23 metres wide and 14 metres deep.

Special cement facilities

To load cement boats, several cement companies have built on land, specifically on quay number 14, special facilities offering stationary compressors with electric motors delivering over 200 CV horsepower, 2 Kg/cm2 pressure and an approximate flow of 51.65 m3/min. There are also removable filters to position in the ship’s hold without damaging the environment.