Acajutla, El Salvador

Located on the Pacific Central American Coast, Port Acajutla, El Salvador, is the country’s principal seaport and a major entry point for cargo. Port Acajutla is a deep water port that is capable of accepting large cargo ships and roll-on/roll-off (RO/RO) shipments from virtually any port in the world. The port has three modern wharves with eight berths that can accommodate all vessels, including container vessels, bulk carriers, tankers, car carriers, and other specialized vessels that contain high heavy equipment and cargo.

Popular Imports & Exports in Port Acajutla

Port Acajutla can import virtually any cargo, including automobiles, construction equipment, boats and watercrafts, and personal effects in containers. As for its popular exports, Port Acajutla exports high volumes of coffee, sugar, and balsam. In total, Port Acajutla exports about 1.2 metric tons of cargo, with much of it going to the United States and Russia. With a trustworthy international shipping company like K International Transport and an efficient and reliable port like Port Acajutla, El Salvador, transporting all types of cargo is hassle-free and affordable for our clients.

Some Notable Features of Port Acajutla, El Salvador:

  • Acajutla is home to El Salvador’s largest oil refinery.
  • The port accepts approximately 3.8 million tons of cargo per year.
  • Port Acajutla handles approximately 95% of El Salvador’s cargo.
  • Port Acajutla is not new and was an important port for the Spanish Empire in the 18th century!
  • The port expanded in the 1970s and added a few wharves because of Port Acajutla’s rapid increase in business.

 International Shipping from the U.S. to Acajutla, El Salvador

An experienced international shipping company like K International Transport can help clients transport all cargo from ports in the United States including New York, New Jersey, Maryland, Virginia, South Carolina, Georgia, Florida, Texas, California, and Washington, to Port Acajutla, El Salvador, via ocean freight shipping. K International Transport can help clients make important decisions about their shipments, including the choice between container shipping options and RO/RO transport, and can give advice about customs regulations in El Salvador.

For more information about international automobile shipping, overseas container equipment transport, Port Acajutla, or K International Transport’s services in general, call us at 212-267-6400 or email us at You can also reach out to us on Skype at kinternationalny. Clients can visit Port Acajutla’s website at website to learn more about the services offered in El Salvador. Contact K International Transport today for a quick international shipping quote from the United States to Acajutla, El Salvador!