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Puerto de Cartagena Contecar

The bay in photos

Cartagena is located on one of the biggest commercial ‘highways’ in the world and only a short distance from the Panama Canal

Cartagena is located on one of the biggest commercial ‘highways’ in the world and only a short distance from the Panama Canal

The unique landscape of Cartagena´s Bay

After they have passed between two colonial forts that are fine examples of America’s history, a magnificent view of modern Cartagena opens up before cruise ship passengers.

Cartagena´s Bay: safe, wide and deep

Cartagena Bay: safe, wide and deep

Cartagena´s Bay industrial complex

A major industrial complex has developed in recent years around Cartagena Bay. This has been a fundamental factor in the development of Colombia in general, and the Caribbean region especially.

Termocandelaria Power Station

Termocandelaria power station is essential to industrial development in the area. Its strategic location enables it to supply both gas and liquid fuel.

Argos Cement Plant, Mamonal

The Argos cement plant is a shining example of the leading industrial companies in the Mamonal area.

Sailboats on Cartagena´s Bay

Sailboats can be seen more and more in Cartagena Bay, which also welcomes nautical tourists in complete safety.

Cartagena´s Refinery (REFICAR)

Apart from being one of the most important energy projects in the country, the modernization of Cartagena Refinery, Reficar, has created thousands of jobs in the area and given the industrialization of the city a big boost. Photo: Reficar.