Bahamas Freeport Container Port - Port of Bahamas

Technical specifications

  • Installed capacity: 1.3m moves (2.1m TEUs)
  • Draught: 16.0m
  • Quay length: 1,036m
  • Area: 72ha
  • Maximum vessel size: 16,000 TEUs
  • No. of Quay Cranes (STS): 10

Key features

  • Transhipment hub strategically located on the intersection of major North American, South American and European trade routes
  • Well connected to US customer markets of South Atlantic and beyond
  • The Bahamas was the first Caribbean nation to sign the US Megaports Initiative in 2005, creating a competitive advantage relative to the other terminals in the region
  • The deepest water facility in the Caribbean