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Terminal Bahia Las Minas

Commercial contact

Name
Michelle Posey
E-mail address
michelle.posey@vopak.com
Phone number
+507 478 0050
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Royal Vopak has a long-term agreement with Chevron to manage and operate for Chevron its existing 509,000 cbm terminal in Panama. Chevron continues to be the owner of the terminal. Vopak's operatorship started 1 September 2016. 

Next to this agreement with Chevron, the key regulatory approvals have been obtained for the development of a first phase 360,000 cbm independent oil terminal, owned by Vopak, at Bahia Las Minas at the same location. The project entails, in addition to the new tankage, complementary marine infrastructure, including jetties to handle ships of up to 80,000 dwt. The construction will take approximately 24 months and will start when the associated local construction permits are obtained in the coming months.

The location in Bahia las Minas, Panama, is strategically situated at the crossroads of international trade and transportation routes for refined products. It is very well located to serve the international refined products markets in the Panama region, and to serve the expected increasing bunkering needs resulting from the expansion of the Panama Canal.

Specifications

Capacity
  1. 509,000 cbm
  2. 3,201,514 barrels
Capacity under construction
  1. 360,000 cbm
  2. 2,264,332 barrels
Tanks
65
Tank types
Mild steel
Tank size
  1. From 238 to 40,000 cbm
  2. From 1,497 to 251,592 barrels
Access
Barge, Pipeline, Truck, Vessel
Draught
  1. 11.3 meter
  2. 37.1 feet
Berths for barges
1
Berths for vessels
1
Products
Petroleum products
Services
Dedicated systems, Additives
Terminal type
Import/Export/Distribution
Division
Vopak Americas
Ownership
0.00%

Contact details

  • Address

    Terminal Bahia Las Minas
    Cativa, Colon
    P.O. Box 0834-01016 Panama
    Panama
  • Tel

    +507 478 0050