San Jose (GTSNJ)

Port Code GTSNJ City Puerto San Jose
Port Name San Jose,GT Country/Region Guatemala
Category Port City Route CENTRAL AMERICA
Nearby Main Port Inland Transport
Official Website Port Type Feeder Port

Introduction of San Jose (GTSNJ)



The Port of San Jose (GT, port code: GTSNJ) is a city on the Pacific coast of Guatemala, in the department of Escuintla. It contains about 20,000 people, making it the largest place on the Pacific coast of Guatemala. This is the Pacific port of Guatemala, but in the 20th century, it was replaced by the port of Quartzal (PUERTO QUETZAL, port code: GTPRQ) a few kilometers east of the town. The Porto Quetzal Complex is the main employer of the town. The local tourism industry mainly applies to weekends in Guatemala City. San Jose Airport has recently been refurbished and is now the official standby airport for Guatemala City.

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Latitude and longitude: 13°55′N, 090°50′W

The Port of San Jose is a town in Guatemala under the jurisdiction of the province of Escuintla. It is located on the southern Pacific coast of the country, 110 kilometers away from the capital Guatemala City. It was built in 1853 and has an altitude of 3 meters and a population of about 20,000.

Located on the entire coast of Guatemala, on the west side of the Pacific Ocean, it is the second largest port of Guatemala and the main port of Guatemala on the Pacific coast. The port is about 108km away from the international airport.

The port has a tropical grassland climate with an average annual temperature of about 20°C. The annual average rainfall is about 2000mm, and there are often storms from June to October, especially at night.

General cargo ships in Hong Kong are loading and unloading cargo at anchorages. There are 14 oil tanker mooring buoys, which can be operated by 3 oil tankers at the same time, with a maximum water depth of 20m. The general cargo ship has an iron barge for barge, and the oil berth has an oil pipeline with a diameter of 200mm for loading and unloading oil. Loading and unloading efficiency: 20 tons of dry cargo per hour. The main export goods are coffee, cotton, fruit and sugar. Imported goods mainly include consumer goods, machinery and equipment, and building materials. The main trading partners are the United States, El Salvador and Honduras.

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Summary of GTSNJ

Port of San José (Port Code: GTSNJ) is a port lying on Guatemala's Pacific Ocean coast, in the department of Escuintla, close west of Puerto Quetzal. There are four CBM Buoy moorings operated by Exxon, OTSA and Puma Energy, handling the discharge of oil at three CBM's and the loading of molasses at the other CBM. Tankers moor close to the derelict old pier to load molasses by pipeline. Tankers handling petroleum products moor approximately 1.5nm west of the old pier at the CBM installations of Texaco, Esso amd Puma Energy.