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Puerto de Cartagena Contecar

Ships

The Cruise Ship Terminal’s installed capacity enables it to handle up to five cruise ships simultaneously, and more than 10,000 passengers per day. Its piers have an average depth of 12 meters (39 feet), and ships up to 350 meters (1,148 feet) long can accordingly berth there.

It also offers the vessels a series of complementary services, including:

  • Provision of drinking water
  • Solid waste management
  • Passenger embarkation and disembarkation

Cruise ship lines can order certain third-party services to be administered on the terminal premises, such as:

  • Provisions 
  • Minor repairs
  • Crew changes
  • Fueling

The following are the Port of Cartagena’s rates on services offered to shipping lines: 

Wharfage

Code

Description 

Fee USD

1050000 Per GRT (Gross Registered Tonnage) per day or fraction thereof. Tourist cruise ships. 0,09

* For vessels of less than 13,000 GRT: USD 800,00

Other

Code  Description Fee USD
344000 Embarkation fee (per passenger) 20 
220103 Use of facilities (transit passengers) 8,13
314000 Provision of drinking water, per ton  6,45
354000 Waste treatment, per cubic meter  17

Use of facilities for Operator Travel Agencies  

Code Description  Fee USD
224300 Use of facilities - taxis 3
224200 Use of facilities - vans 10
224110 Use of facilities - small buses (1 to 18 passengers) 36
224100 Use of facilities - buses (19 to 40 passengers) 42
224120 Use of facilities - Megabus - "Chiva" (40+ passengers) 62
224400 Use of facilities - motorboats  (up to 20 passengers) 38
224410 Use of facilities - motorboats (21 to 60 passengers) 44
224420 Use of facilities - motorboats (over 60 passengers) 62