About the Port

Port of Opportunities

​In operation since 2014 and with a total area of 130km², the Port of Açu is stategically located. There are 9 terminals, divided into offshore and onshore areas.​

With a strong management that combines competence and a long-term view, new opportunities are rising at the Complex of Port of Açu. Access our guide “Doing Business in Complex of Port of Açu” and learn how to execute an investment project in the heart of South America.

Iron Ore Terminal
– Anglo American-Prumo joint venture.
– 25-year contract with Anglo American for 26.5 million tons in guaranteed volume.
– Capacity to handle 26.5 million tons of iron ore per year.
– Operations started in 2014.

Oil Terminal
– Oiltanking-Prumo joint venture.
– 20-year contract with Shell for up to 200 kbpd in guaranteed volume.
– Expansion plan to get the terminal to store (7-10 million barrels), treat and mix oil.
– Licensed capacity for 1.2 mbpd.
– Oil transhipment operations began in 2016.

Marine Fuel Terminal
– BP-Prumo joint venture.
– Terminal imports, exports, sells, stores, mixes, distributes and markets marine fuel.
– Next-generation infrastructure enables the port to host a wide array of activities and vessels, including PSV, cabotage and long-haul ships.
– Operating since May 2016.

Multicargo Terminal
– Port of Antwerp International-Prumo joint venture.
– Initial capacity to handle 4 million tons of cargo.
– Distinct infrastructure (14.5m in depth, large storage yard with up to 1 million m² to support transhipment, feeder services and transportation distribution across smaller vessels).
– Private terminal cuts red tape and optimizes costs.
– Access to traffic-free highway. Two railroads included in the Federal Government’s Logistics and Infrastructure Plan.
– Operating since 2016.

Terminal For Integratade O&G Services
– Prumo-GranIHC joint venture.
– Naval repair and maintenance.
– Hibernation of offshore units.
– Construction and integration of modules and skids.
– 460 m of quayside, 17,000 m² in constructed area, 30,000 m² of quayside area.

Edison Chouest Terminal
– World’s largest offshore support base set up in the Port of Açu.
– 180+ operations per month in 9 operational berths, with 6 berths contracted by Petrobras and 1 by Chevron.
– More than 1 km of quayside and area of 600,000 m².

NOV Terminal
– Manufacture flexible pipes to support the offshore industry, having 210m of quayside and a total area of 121,905m².

Technip Terminal
– The world’s most modern flexible pipe factory. Located in an area of approximately 300,000 m², Flexibrás Açu has capacity to produce pipes with up to 22 inches in internal diameter.

InterMoor Terminal
– Will provide anchoring services for rigs and FPSOs. The unit has 90m of quayside and a total area of 52,302 m².

Wärtsilä​
– Opened a production and assembly plant for azimuth generators and thrusters in the Port of Açu. The unit is located on 22,193 m² on the canal on Terminal 2 and also offers energy and marine propulsion services and s​olutions.​

On the move
Operations started in 2014. The Port of Açu already handles solid and liquid bulk, general cargo, iron ore and oil.

Partners
We rely on a large partner base, including the Port of Antwerp, which brings to the Port of Açu expertise and knowledge in operations and development of a port-industry complex.

Safety
Greater safety: only port in Brazil licensed to operate a Vessel Traffic Service (VTS).

100% privately-owned
Developed under an efficient, low-cost model.