Panama opens new cruise ship terminal at mouth of canal

 Panama City's new cruise ship terminal was built by a Chinese-led consortium with an investment of more than $200 million © Martin BERNETTI / AFP  (Image at LateCruiseNews.com - March 2024)Panama on Tuesday inaugurated a new cruise ship terminal at the mouth of the drought-hit Panama Canal, hoping to attract more tourists to the Central American nation.

The facility in Panama City was built by a consortium led by China Harbor Engineering Company with an investment of more than $200 million, according to President Laurentino Cortizo.

“The cruise terminal will generate new tourist routes… attracting more visitors to our country,” Cortizo said at an opening ceremony.

The terminal, which will be able to receive two cruise ships at a time, is the first on Panama’s Pacific coast.

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