COVID-19 Updates: The latest operational updates and information about safety precautions being taken at TCBUEN,can be found in the News section of www.tcbuen.com (Spanish only).

Switch Location

Find an APM Terminal

Terminals
Luanda Namibe
Terminals
Bahrain
Terminals
Cotonou
Terminals
Douala
Inland Services
Cameroon
Terminals
Pointe-Noire
Terminals
Port Said
Terminals
Tema
Inland Services
Ghana
Terminals
Conakry
Terminals
Abidjan San Pedro
Inland Services
Ivory Coast
Terminals
Aqaba
Inland Services
Jordan
Inland Services
Kenya
Terminals
Monrovia
Inland Services
Mali
Terminals
Apapa Onne
Inland Services
Nigeria
Terminals
Salalah
Inland Services
Saudi Arabia
Inland Services
Senegal
Inland Services
South Africa
Inland Services
Tanzania
Inland Services
Tunisia
Inland Services
UAE
Inland Services
Uganda
Inland Services
China
Terminals
Mumbai Pipavav
Inland Services
South Asia
Terminals
Yokohama
Terminals
Tanjung Pelepas
Terminals
Colombo
Terminals
Laem Chabang
Inland Services
Thailand
Terminals
Cai Mep
Terminals
Aarhus
Terminals
Helsinki Kotka
Terminals
Marseilles Fos
Inland Services
France
Terminals
Poti
Inland Services
Germany
Terminals
Vado Ligure
Inland Services
Netherlands
Inland Services
Romania
Inland Services
Spain
Terminals
Gothenburg
Terminals
Izmir
Terminals
Buenos Aires
Inland Services
Argentina
Inland Services
Brazil
Inland Services
Chile
Terminals
Moin
Inland Services
Ecuador
Terminals
Puerto Quetzal
Inland Services
Mexico
Terminals
Callao
Inland Services
Peru
Inland Services
Uruguay
Swipe Right for Terminal Navigation Swipe Left for Global Navigation
aerea-2

Our Terminal

Located on Colombia’s Pacific west coast, Terminal de Contenedores de Buenaventura (TCBUEN) SA is just 16 hours from the Panama Canal for international markets and is ideally positioned to service large regional cities. Through the application of the latest technologies it provides high levels of efficiency and cargo security.

Location

TCBUE’s strategic location is one of its main competitive advantages, due to: 

  • Entrance located 2 km before Puente el Piñal, avoiding its restrictions. 
  • Convergencia Via Alterna - Simón Bolívar Highway less than 50 meters from the gate
  • Direct Access to the Poliducto de Occidente. 
  • Maritime Access through the Estero Aguacate. 
  • Depth of channel 12.5 meters in low tide, 14 meters in dock area and 400 meters in turning dock. 
  • Distance to Existing Channel: 2,400 meters. 

Security

We maintain the highest safety standards, through management based on the protection of people, cargo and transportation. We focus permanently on risk management and prevent terrorism, drug trafficking and theft through successful control schemes, that adopt ISPS Code principles and ISO 28000 standards.

  • CCTV, surveillance cameras, perimeter control, optical character recognition (OCR), scanner access controls and a biometric system, which enables the traceability of a load 365 days a year 7 days a week. 
  • Permanent coordination with local Security, Antinarcotics and Customs Authorities. 
  • Thorough safety induction before entry to the terminal
  • Fire systems
  • Non-intrusive inspection for containerized cargo and pallets through specialized scanners. 

Equipment & Facilities 

TCBUEN has a berth of 440 meters in length plus two berthing piles that can accommodate 2 vessels depending on their combination of lengths. It has a berthing depth of 14 meters at low tide, with a capacity to store up to 18,000 TEUS simultaneously and to serve up to 650,000 TEUS per year.

  • Container Storage: 26Ha 
  • Super Post Panamax Grantry Crane: 4
  • Ship-to-Shore Crane: 1
  • Outreach: 1 x 22 rows | 3 x 18 rows 
  • eRTGs: 13
  • Reefer Connections: 280 
  • Weighing scales:  2 dynamics; 4 statics 
  • Cargo inspection warehouses:  2
  • Storage warehouses: 3 (Sugar, Coffee, Loose Cargo)

Technology

TCBUEN’s state-of-the-art port equipment and innovative IT platform provides customers with real-time information about the status and condition of their cargo. Online systems enable 24/7 digital access to:

  • Appointment management
  • Online payments and electronic billing
  • Customer registration

The company uses Optical Character Recognition (OCR) to continually monitor the location of containers.

Ownership

TCBUEN SA is a public limited company, with 90% of the shares held by APM Terminals and GEPSA. The remaining share is held by the CVC, Gobernación del Valle, the Municipality of Buenaventura and more than 900 local shareholders.

Use of cookies

Apmterminals.com is using functional, analytical and tracking cookies to give you an optimal experience. Third parties and social media networks also place tracking cookies. Your online behaviour could be followed by these third parties. By pressing “accept” you accept such use of cookies.

Cookie Policy