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

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.

Cruises from Colon at 100% Occupancy

March 2012

Demand for places on cruises leaving from Home Port Colon 2000 in Panama remains high, with Royal Caribbean and Pullmantur recording 100% occupancy rates on its ships in recent months.

The Grandeur of the Seas, belonging to Royal Caribbean, and the Horizon, owned by Pullmantur Cruises are two ships that have had 100% occupancy throughout the season of the Home Port Colon 2000, reports

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.

Successful First Cruise Ship Season in Colón

April 2009

The first cruise ship season in the Colón Home Port ended with 21 ships raising anchor and 52 thousand passengers.

Since December 2008, 52 thousand cruise ship passengers have boarded at the terminal in Colón Port 2000; 14 thousand Panamanians and the rest mostly Colombians, Mexicans, Costa Ricans and Venezuelans.

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