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Port Overview

Situated at the Pacific coast of Honduras in the Laguna de San Lorenzo signposted also as Puerto de Henecan, the port can be accessed by vessels drawing up to 10.5 m through a 32 km long channel bordered by mangroves.

The port is administrated by ENP. ENP also handles containers in one of the two yards, the private operator TRANSECO operates the other.

 

Port website: http://www.enp.hn/web/puerto-de-san-lorenzo.html

Key port information may also be found at: http://www.maritime-database.com, www.marinetraffic.com, http://ports.com, http://www.worldportsource.com/

 

PORT LOCATION & CONTACT

Country:

Honduras

Province or District:

Valle

Town or City:

(Nearest location with distance from port)

San Lorenzo

Port's Complete Name:

Puerto de San Lorenzo or Puerto de Henecan

Latitude:

N 13° 24’

Longitude:

W 087° 25’

 Port Authority:

Empresa Nacional Portuaria

Contact Person, Port Authority:

Oscar UMANZOR

Port Operator(s)

(If more than one operator, break down by area of operation)

Empesa Nacional Portuaria, Container, General Cargo and (currently not applicable) Solid Bulk

TRANSPO

Contact Person(s), Port Operators

TRANSPO: Julio HENDERSON

Nearest Airport and Airlines:

(Airlines with frequent international arrivals/departures)

Tegucigalpa at 90 km distance

 

Port Picture


Description and Contacts of Key Companies

The port is generally managed by the national port administration. Part of the container operation is handled by TRANSECO.

Port Performance

 

HANDLING FIGURES 2015

Vessel Calls:

178

Container Traffic: (TEUs)

18,963

Handling Figures Bulk and Break Bulk

Year 2015

Bulk (MT)

23,109

Break bulk (MT)

136,076

Discharge Rates and Terminal Handling Charges

n/a

Berthing Specifications

 

Type of Berth

Quantity

Length

(m)

Maximum

Draft (m)

Comments

Conventional Berth

   

 

Container Berth

1

232 m

9,5 m

 

Silo Berth

   

 

Berthing Tugs

1

  

modern 3,200 hp-tug

Water Barges

   

pipeline at the berths

 

General Cargo Handling Berths

Cargo Type

Berth Identification

Imports - Bagged Cargo

berth 1 + 2,

berth 4

Exports - Bagged Cargo

berth 1 + 2,

berth 4

Imports and Exports - RoRo

berth 3

Other Imports

berth 1 + 2

Port Handling Equipment

Is the port equipment managed by the government or privately? 

The port equipment is managed partly private, partly by state owned ENP.

Equipment

Available

(Yes / No)

Total Quantity and Capacity Available

Comments on Current Condition and Actual Usage

Dockside Crane

no

  

Container Gantries

no

  

Mobile Cranes

no

  

Reachstacker

yes

2 ENP + 2 TRANSCO

 

RoRo Tugmaster (w/ Trailer)

yes

5

 

Grain Elevator w/ Bagging Machines

no

  

Transtainer

no

  

Forklifts

yes

3 x 7 tons

 

Container Facilities

Facilities

20 ft

40 ft

Container Facilities Available

-

 

Container Freight Station (CFS)

--

Refrigerated Container Stations

none

-

Other Capacity Details

--

Daily Take Off Capacity (Containers per day)

--

Number of Reefer Stations (connection points)

--

Emergency Take-off Capacity (Give an indication)

--

Off take capacity of gang shift (in Containers per shift)

--

 

Grain and Bulk Handling

No bagging facilities provided.

Main Storage Terminal

 

Stevedoring


Hinterland Information

Roas access only. New highway to Tegucigalpa under construction.

Port Security

Security

ISPS Compliant

(Yes / No)

yes

Current ISPS Level

1

Level 1 = Normal, Level 2 = Heightened, Level 3 = Exceptional

Police Boats

1

 

Fire Engines

1

 

 

 

 

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