Panama: Marina Home Port to begin operations in December

With a total investment of $15 million, construction should be fully completed at the end of November.

Friday, September 26, 2008


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On December 7, the Enchantment of the Seas cruise ship belonging to Royal Caribbean International should begin offering services to Latin American passengers from this port.
The terminal can hold close to 2,500 passengers and both Colón 2000 and Royal Caribbean have been focusing on training its personnel in areas such as check in, luggage handling, storage (loading) and security.

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Cruise Season in Panama

September 2013

During the 2013-14 season the arrival of 120 cruise ships are expected at the port of Colon, with the estimated expenditure of each passenger on land being $125.

The number of cruise ships foreseen for this season is similar to the number of arrivals that occurred in the previous period. Between December 2013 and January 2014, the port will receive 54 cruises ships across the Atlantic, ie 27 cruises every month.

Cruise Ships Extend Season in Panama

June 2009

Carnival announced that it will conduct four more trips to the Colón 2000 port, outside of the standard cruise season.

The cruise season is from December to the month of April. Nevertheless, on June 9th, the Carnival Freedom cruise ship docked with 2,900 passengers at the Colón 2000 port. They announced that four more cruises will arrive at the Panamanian port throughout this year.

Panama: Cruise Tourism Up 9%

January 2014

Up to November last year, 301,149 tourists arrived on cruise ships at Panamanian ports, 9.2 % more than in the same month in 2012.

Statistics from the Tourism Authority of Panama (ATP) reveal that between January and November 2013, 301,149 tourists arrived in the country on cruises, 25,470 visitors more than in the same period in 2012, an increase of 9.2%.

Panama Anchors Cruise Tourism

January 2012

Existing operators are increasing the number of departures from the country and the authorities are encouraging new companies to come.

Shipping companies operating in Panama are set to increase the number of departures in 2012 and new firms may start operating, reports Prensa.com.

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