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 (RORO) 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.

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, and imports about 3.8 million tons a year from all over the world. With a trustworthy international shipping company like K International Transport, and an efficient and reliable port like Port Acajutla, El Salvador, transport all types of cargo is hassle free and affordable for clients.

Some Notable Features of Port Acajutla, El Salvador include:

  • 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 a rapid increase in business to Port Acajutla.

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 RORO 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 212-267-6400or 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 India. Contact K International Transport today for a quick international shipping quote from the United States to India!