Arquivos Environment - Porto do Açu


The Port of Açu is a finalist in two categories of the 2021 World Ports Sustainability Awards organized by the International Association of Ports and Harbors (IAPH), the main entity in the sector, representing around 170 ports in 90 countries. The finalists are selected by a panel of international experts based on criteria such as […]

Fortescue Future Industries and Port of Açu join forces to develop green hydrogen plant in Brazil

Fortescue Future Industries Pty Ltd (FFI), a wholly owned subsidiary of Fortescue Metals Group Ltd (Fortescue), and Porto do Açu Operações S.A. (Port of Açu), a subsidiary of Prumo Logistica S.A. (Prumo), have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to assess the opportunity to develop hydrogen-based green industrial projects in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.    Signed in late February, the […]

Port of Açu formalizes ESI membership and now offers tariff discounts based on environmental performance

Initiative benefits more efficient vessels with different rates Port of Açu formalized in March its implementation of the Environmental Ship Index (ESI), a ranking that classifies vessels that exceed the emission standards issued by the International Maritime Organization (IMO). Ships which perform above environmental standards, including the levels of greenhouse gases emissions, now have access […]

Port of Açu and Equinor sign MoU to assess solar power projects

Porto do Açu Operações and Equinor signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to assess together the development of a photovoltaic solar generation plant in the Port of Açu’s project area in the next 12 months. “Photovoltaic solar generation is the fastest growing source in Brazil and the world. We are optimistic about the possibility of […]