Porto Itapoá witnesses significant cargo expansion in 2023

Porto Itapoá witnesses significant cargo expansion in 2023

Porto Itapoá has obtained the fourth place in the the National Waterway Transport Agency (ANTAQ)’s rankings, making it Brazil’s private container terminal with the biggest increase in 2023 compared to 2022.

The announcement took place at the Aquaviary Performance Disclosure event organized by ANTAQ on 2 February in Brasília.

In the past year, Porto Itapoá moved over 1 million TEU, showcasing a remarkable growth of 20.3 per cent compared to the cargo handled in 2022.

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Representatives from major Brazilian ports reportedly attended the event, which was chaired by the ANTAQ Board of Directors, which included the entity’s Director-General, Eduardo Nery, as well as other directors Alber Vasconcellos, Wilson Lima Filho, and Caio Farias.

Among those present at the formal table were the National Secretary of Waterway Transport, Alex Ávila, the President of the Logistics Parliamentary Front, Senator Wellington Fagundes, and Admiral Marcos Olsen, Commander of the Brazilian Navy.

In January 2024, the port developed a new rescue cage solution for emergency situations.

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