Infrastructure

The Mariel Port Achieves Two Million TEU

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The arrival of the ship MV Julius, from the Melfi Marine shipping line, a regular service between the Mediterranean and the Caribbean, marked a special achievement on the part of the port, reaching 2,000,000 TEUs (Twenty-foot Equivalent Units) since its opening day on January 27, 2014. The Mariel Special Development Zone (ZEDM) area is not only a major shipping port in the Caribbean, but also a complex zone of production, logistical services, storage, and port services. It is the most important and well-equipped port in Cuba. Although the volume of shipping has been reduced during the COVID-19 pandemic, shipping services have continued. During the Covid pandemic, the port of Mariel did not close its services even though there has been a decrease in the volume…

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