Cartagena, Colombia

Located on the Caribbean coast of Colombia, Port Cartagena is a busy and important cargo port serving the area and the larger international business community. Port Cartagena is an ideal hub for traffic through the Panama Canal’s shipping lanes connecting the Atlantic and Pacific Ocean’s maritime traffic. Because of the port’s excellent infrastructure and variety of services offered, Port Cartagena can offer shippers services that allow for the handling of perishables, dangerous merchandise, automobiles, and oversized cargo. Additionally, the port offers container services, refrigerated cargo services, automobile shipping services, and loose cargo services.

Port Cartagena Imports & Exports

With the impressive capabilities Port Cartagena offers to shippers, clients can transport virtually any cargo to Colombia. Popular imports into the port include machinery and other specialized equipment, food products, cotton, toys, household appliances, and auto parts. Common exports include coffee, nickel, tobacco, chemical products, and synthetic resins. However, shippers from the United States can transport virtually all cargo overseas to Colombia, including automobiles, construction equipment, and personal effects. Clients interested in international car shipping can transport automobiles of all makes, models, years, and sizes into Colombia from virtually all ports in the United States, including New York, Virginia, Maryland, Georgia, Florida, Texas, California, and Washington. As for construction equipment, K International Transport can ship all types of equipment to Cartagena, including excavators, bulldozers, cranes, dump trucks, and stone trenchers from Volvo, Caterpillar, Hitachi, or Kobelco. With efficient overseas shipping services from an experienced international shipping company, clients can transport virtually any cargo into Port Cartagena, Colombia. K International Transport can help facilitate the shipment into Colombia for an affordable price.

Some Notable Features of Port Cartagena, Colombia:

  • Port Cartagena can currently handle approximately 4 million TEUs per year but will be able to handle up to 5.2 million TEUs with the help of the port’s expansion program.
  • Cartagena is the second busiest port in Colombia and the third busiest in the Caribbean Sea.
  • There has been significant investment into railways and multimodal transport around Port Cartagena since 2010, including investments from the U.K. and China. This influx of funds geared toward improving and modernizing the port has led to increased stability and security for businesses.

Easy Shipping to and from Port Cartagena with K International Transport

An experienced international shipping company like K International Transport can help clients transport all cargo from ports in the United States to Port Cartagena, Colombia 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.

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