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Portonave, Brazil sees 29% growth in 2021

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Brazil’s Portonave Terminal recorded a 29% growth in 2021 and achieved the highest cargo volume in its history with 1.1m teu, according to the National Agency of River Transportation (ANTAQ).

Portonave maintained its leadership in productivity in Brazil for the third consecutive year.

The Port of Navegantes (Portonave) remains the leader in container handling in southern Brazil. In exports, 77% of the products moved were wood and derivatives, and there was also a growth of 18.8% in the shipment abroad of frozen proteins. As for imports, the growth was 38.6%, with chemical products, plastics and derivatives, and textiles representing 57% of the total imported cargo.

"With 14 years of operation, the Port reached a historical turnover of 1m teu,” said Portonave commercial manager Rodrigo Gomez. “In addition, we closed the year with an increase of 18.8% in reefer exports. We are successfully overcoming the challenges of the pandemic and will continue to grow in 2022."

The Brazilian terminal has three berths on a 900-metre quay, with a shipyard with 400,000 sq metres, a handling capacity of 1.3m teu per year, and more than 2,430 refrigerated outlets.

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