Balboa, Panama Overview
Balboa is a district of Panama City, located at the Pacific entrance to the Panama Canal. Balboa is the Pacific-side port of the Panama Canal. The port has a dry dock in Panamax size. It has a multimodal (ship-to-train) terminal, called Pacific Terminal, with the PCRC connection to Colon. This allows transportation of containers by train across the isthmus. The railway also runs a passenger service between Panama City and Colon, one way, once a day. In 2012 was ranked Number 1 in Latin America in the category of world’s busiest container ports.