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Champerico Port (GTCHA)

Port Code GTCHA / GDCHR City Champerico
Port Name CHAMPERICO Country/Region Guatemala
Category Port City Route CENTRAL AMERICA
Nearby Main Port Inland Transport
Official Website Port Type Feeder Port

Introduction of Champerico Port (GTCHA)

Overview:

      Latin American port on the Pacific coast of Guatemala.The maximum draft is 12.19 meters.The loading density of water is 1022 to 1027.The tidal range is 2.2m.South wind prevails.No pilotage.VHF channels 11, 12, 13 and 16 are used for communication.Port service facilities include: medical treatment, fresh water, no ship repair, fueling, dry dock, small boat, traction, provision, repatriation and sewage facilities.The port has a jetty with a length of 265.5m and a water depth of 6.1m at the outer end. Barges are used for loading and unloading goods;One ore berth, 160m long and 8m deep;One sugar refinery berth, 100 meters long and 10 meters deep.

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Summary of GTCHA

Champerico Port (port code: GTCHA) is one of the most important ports on the Pacific. It is located in the Retalhuleu department in southwestern Guatemala and is connected with Retalhuleu with a paved road.
The port handles mostly coffee, timber and sugar. The port’s anchorage is 11-12.2 meters deep, and its cargo pier is 4.9-6.1 meters deep. There are one ore berth, 160 meters long and 8 meters deep, and one sugar refinery berth, 100 meters long and 10 meters deep.