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Environment, Social and Cultural

24 June 2021

PORT OF AÇU WINS WORLD SUSTAINABILITY AWARDS IN 2 CATEGORIES WITH PROJECTS TO PROTECT SEA TURTLES AND TO FACE COVID-19 IMPACTS

Port of Açu has been awarded the 2021 World Ports Sustainability Awards by the International Association of Ports and Harbors (IAPH) for the second time, now in two categories. The award is the most relevant international recognition for best sustainability practices in the port sector. The award was announced this…

Environment, Social and Cultural

17 May 2021

PORT OF AÇU IS FINALIST IN IAPH WORLD SUSTAINABILITY AWARDS

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…

Business, Environment

16 March 2021

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.   …

Environment, Logistics

10 March 2021

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…

Environment

10 February 2021

Port of Açu celebrates a milestone with 1 million turtle hatchlings released to the sea

This Wednesday (February 10), the Port of Açu celebrates the release of 1 million sea turtle hatchlings to the sea. The event was closed to the public due to the pandemic and held at Reserva Caruara, a conservation unit maintained by Açu that protects 4,000 hectares of restinga-type sandbank. Created…

Environment

3 February 2021

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…

Environment, Institutional

26 June 2020

PORTO DO AÇU WINS IAPH INTERNATIONAL SUSTAINABILITY AWARD

Only Latin American port selected in the competition entered with Emergency Preparedness project related to oil incident on Brazilian coast in 2019

Environment

19 July 2018

RPPN Caruara anniversary is celebrated with visit by São João da Barra scout group

To celebrate the date, children and teenagers from 129th GEMAR planted restinga seeds and trees in the reserve

Environment

11 July 2018

Environmental regulator approves Handling Plan for the Port of Açu’s Caruara reserve

Restinga area will be managed for orderly utilization, visitation and preservation