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The Port of Antwerp is one of the largest in the world, handling 210 million metric tons in an area of 120 km². Brazil is currently the Port of Antwerp’s sixth largest trading partner, with about 6.4 million tons of cargo moving both ways annually. Through its subsidiary Port of Antwerp International NV (PAI), the enterprise will invest US$10 million in Porto do Açu S. A., the company responsible for operating the Multicargo Terminal (T-MULT) and leasing plots in the port complex. PAI will have a 1.176% stake in the company and one seat on the board of administration. The agreement includes the option to invest another US$10 million over 18 months, increasing PAI’s stake to 2.352%.
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U.S.-based Edison Chouest Offshore (ECO) is one of the leading providers of marine shipping solutions in the world. In Açu, it operates the world's largest offshore support base for the oil industry, which will have 15 docking berths, six of them exclusively dedicated to Petrobras.
The company uses six exclusive berths on the offshore support base operated by U.S.-based Edison Chouest Offshore (ECO), a provider of marine shipping solutions installed in the Port of Açu’s Terminal 2.
The company uses one exclusive berth on the offshore support base operated by U.S.-based Edison Chouest Offshore (ECO), a provider of marine shipping solutions installed in the Port of Açu’s Terminal 2.
NOV, a world leader in mechanic components for offshore and onshore drilling rigs, set up a facility to manufacture flexible pipes to support the offshore industry, having 210m of quayside and a total area of 121,905m². The plant has annual capacity to produce 250 km of flexible pipes, in addition to areas to store and test material.
National Oilwell Varco (NOV)
TechnipFMC is a global leader in the subsea and onshore/offshore segments and surface projects. In 2014, the company opened in the Port of Açu 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. The purpose of the new plant is to expand the company's potential for flexible products, with a focus on demands related to the exploration of pre-salt oil fields. First deliveries were in October 2014. More recently, Flexibrás Açu produced the first flexible lines with 8 inches for the Long Duration Test of Libra field, in Brazil's pre-salt region.
Wärtsilä Brasil opened a production and assembly plant for azimuth generators and thrusters in the Port of Açu. This is the company's first industrial plant in Brazil, after decades operating in the country. The unit is located on 22,193 m² on the canal on Terminal 2 and also offers energy and marine propulsion services and solutions. The contract's duration is 30 years, renewable for another 30 years. Finland-based Wärtsilä is a global leader in services and engines for ships and thermal power plants. Capex in the unit was €20 million.
InterMoor is part of the Acteon Group and will provide anchoring services for rigs and FPSOs. The unit has 90m of quayside and a total area of 52,302 m².
This Prumo subsidiary was created to operate oil transhipment activities in the Port of Açu’s Oil Terminal (T-OIL). It was set up as a joint venture between Prumo Logística and Oiltanking, a leading provider of storage for oil, chemicals, gases and solid bulk. The Oil Terminal has licensed capacity for 1.2 mbpd and started operations in August 2016.
The German company is a leading provider of independent storage for oil, chemicals, gases and solid bulk, being the owner and operator of 73 terminals, with 19 million m³ in total storage capacity. It has a 20% stake in Açu Petróleo, its oil-handling joint venture with Prumo.
Shell is an integrated company that has operated in Brazil for more than a century. In August 2003, it became the first international enterprise to produce oil in commercial scale in Brazil, in the Bijupirá and Salema fields, after the national market was opened. Following its acquisition of BG in 2016, it became one of the clients of the Port of Açu’s Oil Terminal (T-OIL).
BP has a joint venture with Prumo Logística to import, export, sell and distribute marine fuels under the BP Marine brand.
Its terminal, at T2, offers complete infrastructure to distribute marine fuels. The center provides fuel to ships of all sizes and purposes, such as Platform Supply Vessels (PSVs), cabotage and long-haul ships, offering marine gas oil (MGO) and intermediate fuel oil (IFO).
Ferroport is a joint venture by mining company Anglo American, one of the largest mining and natural resources corporations in the world, and Prumo. Focused on handling iron ore, Ferroport executed its first loading in October 2014.
The Port of Açu’s Iron Ore Terminal has 20.5 m in depth and two docking berths. The ore, produced by Anglo American, arrives in the Port of Açu through a 529km slurry pipeline connecting the mine in Conceição do Mato Dentro (Minas Gerais state) to the terminal. The Iron Ore Terminal has capacity to handle 26.5 million tons per year.
South Africa-based Anglo American focuses on extracting and processing platinum metals. The company operates in Africa, Europe, South America, North America, Australia and Asia. It has a mine in Minas Gerais state connected with the Port of Açu through a slurry pipeline. Anglo American owns 50% of Ferroport, the company in charge of the Iron Ore Terminal.
Dome is a partnership between GranIHC and Prumo to provide integrated logistics solutions and services for the O&G industry.
With 460m of quayside on Terminal 2’s entrance canal that are ready to operate, it offers vessel maintenance and repair services, builds modules and skids, provides logistics for personnel and material and integrated management and storage for companies that handle cargo through the Port of Açu.
Created in 2011, GranIHC offers integrated, innovative solutions for the O&G industry, focusing on excellence, new technologies and state-of-the-art assets. Its areas of expertise are Project Management, Integrity Services (IMR), Maritime Operations and Logistics. The company is a partner of Prumo in Dome, a subsidiary created to provide integrated logistics solutions and services for the O&G industry.
Vallourec is a global leader in premium pipe solutions, focused on the energy market (O&G, Powergen). The company signed a contract to install a logistics base on the metal-mechanic hub in an area of 150,000 m² dedicated to serving oil companies that operate in the Campos Basin, with special services, storage and “just in time” pipe supplies.
A benchmark in real estate management, Brazil-based Interrio will be responsible for developing the first hotel in the Port of Açu’s Convenience Center. A total of R$30 million will be invested in the hotel, which will have 200 rooms, 10 floors and 10,649m² of built-up area.
A convenience center with 8,000m² in total area and 2,000m² of gross leasable area, it will have offices, stores and a medical clinic. Restaurants, bank branches, maritime brokers, accountants and other services may be provided at the location
In the market for nearly 20 years, Euro started its activities with apartment buildings, and later expanded to commercial facilities and horizontal housing complexes. The company has developed hotels, resorts, shopping malls and condominiums. It is in charge of developing Açu Center, the Port of Açu’s Convenience Center. The center, a partnership with Prumo Logística, will be located by the entrance gate and will have 2.000 m² in built-up area, encompassing the parking lot, offices, healthcare facilities, co-working space and food court.
Logistics Condominium developed to meet demands from suppliers and sub-suppliers of O&G industries, logistics operators and industrial equipment companies. In the land plot with 208,321 m², located just 3 minutes away from port terminals, will have yards and modular warehouses, space for built-to-suit projects, shared and pay-per-use services.
Gerdau is a leader in long steel in the Americas and one of the world’s largest suppliers of specialty steel products. In Brazil, the company also produces flat steel and iron ore, expanding its product mix and competitiveness. Gerdau is now a user of services provided in the Port of Açu’s Multicargo Terminal (T-MULT).
InterCement owns one of the world’s largest cement complexes. The company sells cement, lime and special mortars – products that are recognized for their quality and reliability. It became one of the clients using the services of the Port of Açu’s Multicargo Terminal (T-MULT).
CRH is a leader in construction material, with operations in 37 countries and about 90,000 employees. Its success is based on delivering high performance and growth responsibly and ethically, fostering relationships based on trust and core values of integrity, honesty, and respect for the law. It became one of the clients using the services of the Port of Açu’s Multicargo Terminal (T-MULT).