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The Port of Santos is the largest port complex in Latin America and accounts for the handling of almost a third of Brazilian trade. Its high standards of efficiency in service delivery and a permanent process of evolution, through the implementation of infrastructure, use of new technologies, training of its employees and a model of port management which is aimed at fully meeting the expectations of its customers and guarantee successive increases in the movement of cargoes and create an adequate environment for Brazilian trade, which in turn generates about 33 thousand jobs and development for the Santos coastal area In addition to providing quality of life for the entire region. Currently the port of Santos is considered the largest in Latin America due to its size, busy tonnage and wide area of influence. In Brazil alone the port is responsible for about 27.2% of the entire national balance overall.
Inaugurated on January 20, 1955, the port is considered as being one of the best geographical locations in the world for cargo movement, its main characteristics are the handling of products such as general cargo, sodium sulfate, barley, steel products, malt, barley, etc. The port also has a terminal for private use of oil, derived from Petroleum and fuel alcohol that has 2 piers, The port of sao sebastiao has a total of 4 berths with extremely competitive depth for large ships, varying between 14 and 26 meters. The port is a pioneering a differential vision in Brazil, when in 2015 it won the environmental certification ISO 14001.
RIO DE JANEIRO
The Port of Rio de Janeiro incially emerged through the great movement of goods to/from Portugal, as well as other Brazilian cities. With the change of the capital of the country from Salvador to Rio de Janeiro in 1763,The port began to have a great influence on the flow of agricultural products in view of this influence people in the new capital of Brazil would progressively exert. In the middle of 1870, the first projects for the modernization of the port that until then operated by means of precarious facilities appeared, nevertheless only in 1903 was it implanting the first meters of organized dock called Gamboa, and later officially inaugurated in 1910. At the present moment the port operates with strong potential for general cargo and containers, paper coils, steel products, petrochemicals, support to offshore bases and solid bulk, such as pig iron and wheat.
ANGRA DOS REIS
The port of Angra dos Reis is a port located in the state of Rio de Janeiro, ceded to private initiative in 2009. Built through a landfill advancing to the sea, the port has as its main specialization of Petroleum derivatives in operation to support the Basin of Petroleum de Campos.
Inaugurated in 1982, the port of Itaguaí (formerly Sepetiba), is one of the most modern ports in Brazil, and the first hub port (cargo hub) in the country.
Acting on several fronts, the port is considered as to be one of the largest movers of national cargo, and has as its characteristics the large-scale movement of containers, iron ore and solid bulk.
The Açu Port Complex is a modern port project that was incially created in 2006 by private initiatives, which had its first operations only in 2014 with the shipment of 80 thousand tons of ore and iron. The port of Açu is one of the largest port infrastructures in the Americas, and its main feature is its strategic location mainly for port support to the Petroleum industry through its aspects. Currently, there are many projects still in progress in the complex that aims at the largest cargo handling station in Brazil.
Inaugurated in 1929, the port of Niterói is a port located in the state of Rio de Janeiro, whose main activity is the support of the Oil platforms. In addition to its main activity, platform support operates general cargo ships and bulk cargo handling overall.
The beginning of its implantation occurred in 1924 when the government authorized the construction of railroads in the region, but only in 1972 was the port officially inaugurated and integrated to the port complex of Companhia Docas do Rio de Janeiro. Currently, the port has great importance in the flow and movement of salt, and is a strong base to support the ships for oil exploration in the Campos Basin. The port of Forno is still an immense piece in the movement of materials and the logistics area in the ever growing construction of the Açu Superport.
The Port of Paranaguá is a Brazilian port that is located in the state of Paraná, in the city of Paranaguá. It is the largest export port of agricultural products in Brazil, especially soybeans and soybean meal. In 2007, the port of Paranaguá moved 38.5 million tons and generated a foreign exchange revenue of US $ 11.8 billion. The port is open to tourists, students and businessmen. The Port of Paranaguá is the largest bulk carrier port in Latin America. It is also the 3rd largest container port in Brazil, losing only to Itajaí and Santos where we operate. It is the largest port in Brazil in movement of grain exports. It exports and imports grains, fertilizers, containers, liquids, automobiles, wood, paper, salt, sugar, among others.
The Port of Manaus is a Brazilian river port located on the west coast of the Rio Negro in the center of the city of Manaus. It is the largest floating port in the world. Serves the states of Amazonas, Roraima, Rondônia, Acre and areas of northern Mato Grosso. Built on a floating pier designed by Englishmen, it was inaugurated in 1907 when the city lived the heyday of the golden age of rubber. Officially the development of the Port of Manaus began on October 7, 1902, in a ceremony that was attended by the governor of the state Dr. Silvério Nery.and currently growing immensely nowadays.
SÃO FRANCISCO DO SUL
In the seventeenth century, when the colonization of Santa Catarina actually began, the village and the port of São Francisco do Sul were important bases of support for the conquest and development of the entire southern region of Brazil. Even today, this relationship of interdependence continues to exist between city and port. Being the largest port in Santa Catarina and the 5th largest in Brazil it receives vessels with up to 12 meters draft. It has five berth berths, 975 meters of wharf, 8,000 m² of own warehouses and 70,000 m² of outsourced warehouses. The area available for refrigerated loads has a static capacity of 6,800 TEUs (20-foot containers) at present.
Itajaí Port is a Brazilian port complex located in the municipality of Itajaí, in the state of Santa Catarina. It is the main port of the region, being the second largest in the country in container handling, serving as an export port, which drains almost all the state`s production. The main products exported are wood, ceramic floors, machinery, sugar, paper and smoke, and the main imported products are wheat, chemicals, motors, textiles, paper and ceramic flooring. Its area of influence within the states of Santa Catarina, Rio Grande do Sul, Paraná, Mato Grosso, Mato Grosso do Sul and São Paulo. It is located on the right bank of the river Itajaí-Açu, about 3.2 km from its mouth, on the northern coast of the state of Santa Catarina. It is in front of the Port of Navegantes ..
The port of Rio Grande is located on the right bank of the North Channel, which connects Lagoa dos Patos to the Atlantic Ocean in the state of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil. The port`s roads are kept open thanks to two jetties built in the mouth of the access channel. belonging to a Union, but it was only granted administration and exploration in 1997 by the State of Rio Grande do Sul, which does so through the Superintendency of the Port of Rio Grande (SUPRG), a state authority linked to its Department of Transportation, since 2017, in addition to this port, it manages the entire hydro port system in Rio Grande do Sul. In 2009, the Port handled around 150 million tons, equivalent to 3% of all national traffic, making it the third largest port in Brazil.