George Town, Cayman Islands

Located in the heart of the Cayman Islands is Port George Town, which has served as a major shipping hub since 1979. The population of the Cayman Islands is just over 58,000 people, and George Town is the capital city with almost 29,000 people. It is also the largest of all British Overseas Territories. Originally accepting 50,000 tons a year, the port now takes up to three times that amount. While it is a relatively small port, it is a popular destination for shipments and cruise ships as it has many local markets, museums, and restaurants. Additionally, the port went through a major expansion project and now has three pier terminals on the waterfront: the North Cruise Terminal, South Cruise Terminal, and Royal Watler Terminal. Their mission is to “foster a culture of excellence in service and care coupled with collaborative efforts that focus on sustainability through the provision of innovative, safe, efficient solutions which will stimulate and facilitate waterborne commerce, trade and leisure travel resulting in the continued economic development of the Cayman Islands.”

Popular Cargo at Port George Town

The port accepts a variety of cargo including automobiles, construction equipment, and goods. It most commonly works with construction equipment including head handles, forklifts, cranes, tractor trucks, and excavators. K International Transport makes it easy to ship those products from premier companies like Volvo and Caterpillar. The port is popular among shippers as it accepts containers, RO/RO, break-bulk and bulk services. K International Transport can ship from almost everywhere in the US, and with years of expertise, they can help clients decide what method of shipping they would like. K International Transport services are efficient and affordable, making them the perfect to help ship goods overseas.

Features of Port George Town, Cayman Islands, Include:

  • The port accepts vessels up to 120m (400 ft) long that have a water draft of no more than 5m (16.5 ft). Vessels can not be more than 40 tons.
  • The South Cargo Pier is 440 ft long with a water depth between 12 and 26 ft.
  • The port receives most of its imports from Florida, USA, and Jamaica. 
  • George Town is a popular destination for cruise ships due to all of its natural beauty! 

An experienced international shipping company like K International Transport can help clients transport all cargo from ports in the United States to port George Town, Cayman Islands. K International Transport can also help clients make important decisions about their shipments, including the choice between container shipping options and RO/RO transport.

For more information about international shipping to the Cayman Islands or K International Transport’s services in general, call us at 212-267-6400 or email us at Please visit for more information about the George Town port. You can also reach out to us on Skype at kinternationalny. Contact K International Transport today for a quick international shipping quote from the United States to the Caribbean! .