Port of Açu

​The Port of Açu now represents one of the largest infrastructure enterprises in the country: it has the third largest iron ore terminal in Brazil, is responsible for 25% of Brazilian oil exports, includes the largest thermal power complex in Latin America, is home to the world’s largest offshore support base, and is already the third largest port in the country in terms of cargo volumes handled.​




Operating since 2014, the port-industrial-energy enterprise has 17 companies installed — 6 of them subsidiaries of Prumo Logística, the economic group that controls Port of Açu.


• Multipurpose infrastructure with integrated solutions
• 500m of quayside
• 13,1m of draft
• Solid bulk, break bulk, containers and project cargo, plus license to operate Ro/Ro
• 182,000m² of bonded area
• No waiting line for berthing and access to traffic free highways
• Door-to-door transport (client <-> port)


• Capacity to handle 26.5 million tons of iron ore per year
• 25-year contract with Anglo American
• +89 MM tons handled since the beginning of operations in 2014


• Handles 25% of oil exported by Brazil
• Oil handling services
• Contracts with Equinor, Petrobras, Petrogal, Total and Shell for oil transshipment operations
• Only private terminal in Brazil able to operate vessels VLCC (Very Large Crude Carrier)
• Licensed capacity for 1.2 mbpd


• Product with BP Marine quality seal
• Product availability at any time
• Logistics flexibility to supply MGO both at Porto of Açu and offshore, with fit for purpose solutions
• High safety and security standards
• Operating since May 2016


• Naval repair and maintenance; hibernation of offshore units; subsea operational support,
decommissioning, etc.
• Contract with TechnipFMC for the installation of a spoolbase
• Operating since 2017


• Largest natural gas thermoelectric power park in Latin America
• Installed capacity of 3GW (licenses for +3.4 GW)
• State-of-the-art technology developed by Siemens
• First unit GNA I under construction and operations foreseen for 2021
• Regasification terminal to import up to 21 million m³ of LNG/day.
• Energy generated by GNA will be responsible for 17% of power generation based on natural gas in Brazil


• Largest offshore support base in the world with more than 250 operations/month and 11 operational berths
• Important service providers in the offshore supply chain, such as: OceanPact, InterMoor, NOV and TechnipFMC (including 2 flexible lines factories and 1 for rigid pipes)


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