The port is located in the center of the Gulf of Mexico coastline, in the Municipality of Tuxpan de Rodríguez Cano, in the north of the State of Veracruz. The port area is located on both banks of the Tuxpan River, with an 11 km navigation channel, on the right bank from the Tuxpan bridge and, on the left bank, from the La Calzada estuary to the mouth of the river.
Tuxpan is the closest commercial and oil port to Mexico City and its metropolitan area (281 km and 2.45 hours). Two works have made it a strategic port for international logistics connectivity: El Arco Norte, the Mexico-Tuxpan Highway and the Tuxpan-Tampico Highway.
Tuxpan is a multipurpose commercial port, specializing in the handling of imported petroleum fuels destined for the center of the country, as well as agricultural and mineral bulk; general cargo and fluids.
It is also a logistics support platform for the offshore oil industry with 5 terminals and construction and provisioning yards.
Counting on an extensive zone of primary influence of 500 kilometers, integrated by the State of Mexico, CDMX, Hidalgo, Morelos, Veracruz, Puebla, Querétaro, Tlaxcala, Jalisco San Luis Potosí and Guanajuato; while its secondary zone of influence extends to Nuevo León, Guerrero and Tamaulipas. The area of influence of the Port for the movement of cargo abroad is oriented to countries such as the US, Cuba, Russia, Canada, China, Latvia, Ukraine, among others. Oil from the USA, Holland, Saudi Arabia and Finland.