Ventus Global Logistics and the ports of Mexico – Port of Ensenada

Ensenada Port

The Port of Ensenada is located in the northwest corner of Mexico, in the state of Baja California, a strategic point in the Pacific basin, just 110 kilometers from the border of Mexico with the United States of America and at the head of the Municipality of Ensenada, bordering to the north with the states of California and Arizona and to the south with Baja California.

For the movement by land of the cargo that has as origin or destination the port, the three most important roads are the Tijuana – Ensenada highway and the Tijuana – Ensenada and Tecate – Ensenada federal highways. The highway is of high specifications (4 lanes and 2 bodies) and through it the largest flows of cargo handled are transported. The three roads indicated are the basic links to connect the Port with the main road network of the United States of America.

It is a marine port of the coastal breakwater type, with terminals of national and international lines, it should be noted that within the international lines, the Ensenada Port maintains import and export activity with countries such as China, Korea, Japan, the United States, Guatemala, Costa Rica, Panama, Russia, Venezuela, Jamaica, Nicaragua, among others and within the operations in the port system there are: Containerized cargo, general cargo, agricultural bulk, mineral bulk, shipyards, fluids, fishing, marinas and cruises.

Currently the lines that arrive at the port of Ensenada are: APL China Shipping, CMA-CGM, CSAV, Hapag-Lloyd, Maersk, NYK and MOL and the main import goods that arrive at said Port are Wheat, Metal-Scrap, Seafood, Electronics, Pork, Cotton, Toys, Glass.

Having received the Maritime Prize of the Americas (WFP); for becoming the first green port in Mexico and the second in Latin America; The Port of Ensenada, considers starting an alliance with the research and efficiency company of RightShip, which allows to reduce carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions in the port. Firstly, by implementing a programme, which will have the task of making ships less polluting.

Ventus Global Logistics offers the services of a customs agency, its extensive Commercial Relationship with some of the Shipping Companies that arrive at the Port and land transport in Ensenada. Contact us if you need to move containers. We have the necessary equipment to cover all transport needs and logistical support to complement your supply chain.

Ventus Global Logistics and the ports of Mexico – Port of Altamira

Mexico is ranked 11th out of the 20 countries with the highest global exports and the Port of Altamira is among the top 5 principal ports in the country.

An estimated 80% of global trade moves by sea.

The National Port System has 102 ports and 15 out-of-port terminals that connect companies operating in Mexico with 145 countries. According to official information, it is distributed as follows:

The National Port System of Mexico consists of 5 main ports

The Port of Altamira has positioned itself as the main entrance for the handling of goods in International Trade, of the Central and Bajio Zones of the Mexican Republic. The construction of the port of Altamira was carried out in an unpopulated area, which allowed it to take an area of 1,600 hectares of land, over the years the port has been developed until container ships entered, after this the port was developed to the point that it now has terminals for multiple uses. Today the port is composed of terminals for bulk carriers, for chemical cargoes and for liquefied gas. During the period from January to September of this year, the Port has operated more than 16.5 million tons, registering an increase of 27% compared to the same period of the previous year, and 1,451 ships served through its different port terminals, which represents an increase of 16%.

In the course of this year the Port of Altamira has added new cargo projects that have led to the increase in its loads, an example of this is loose general cargo, which presents a growth of 78% compared to what was operated in the same period of the previous year, mobilizing at the end of September more than 3 million tons, Among them stands out the movement of finished cars with 230 thousand 940 units, and a growth of 19% in this line of business.

On the other hand, the mineral bulk cargo had a significant growth, reporting 19% with a movement that reached 4 million tons, and as for agricultural bulk, 829,139 tons were mobilized through the port area resulting in an increase of 37% compared to the previous period.

Ventus Global Logistics offers customs agency services and its extensive commercial relationship with some of the 21 shipping companies that arrive at the port and of whom we are business partners.

Today the Port of Altamira occupies the 1st place in the total movement of petrochemical fluids, 2nd in the handling of cars through the Gulf of Mexico and the 4th place in the total movement of cargo nationwide and containers, which makes it one of the 4 most important ports in the country.

And as for land transport in Altamira, do not hesitate to contact us if you have needs to move containers from Altamira to the entire Mexican Republic. We have the necessary resources to cover all transport needs and logistical support to complement and offer high quality services.

Ventus Global Logistics is headquartered in Laredo, TX and has distribution centers in Laredo, TX and Monterrey, NL. Contact us today for all of your freight forwarding needs.

Port of Veracruz

The Port of Veracruz is Part of the National Port System in Mexico

The Port of Veracruz is among the most secure commercial ports in Mexico.  A port where we work taking care of the environment, developing technology, and standardizing its processes.

The Port of Veracruz has a modern service infrastructure that places it as a national leader in the movement of agricultural bulks, cars, and containers in the Gulf of Mexico.  Its customs operations is the first Maritime Customs of Mexico for the value of its goods and the second for the total volume of cargo, but it is also the only one in the country with review of its goods through Gamma Ray equipment, X-rays, access control, and closed circuit cameras.

Veracruz in its perspective towards the future advances in the work of the expansion towards the area known as Bahía de Vergara, which guarantees the sustainable growth of one of the most competitive poles of Mexican foreign trade.

Ventus offers you in the Port of Veracruz the services of customs brokerage, extensive Commercial Relationships with Shipping Companies of whom we are commercial partners, and a solid business relationship with the Operator in port.

Contact Ventus Global Logistics today for a free quote on shipment of your good into and out off Mexico.