Press

Institutional, Oil & Gas

16 September 2021

GNA starts commercial operations of its first power plant at Port of Açu (RJ)

GNA – Gás Natural Açu, a joint venture amongst bp, Siemens, SPIC Brasil and Prumo Logística, controlled by EIG Global Energy Partners, announced that, today, September 16, it had received authorization from the Brazilian Electricity Regulatory Agency (Aneel) to start the commercial operations of all generation units of GNA I.…

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…

Logistics

9 March 2021

Porto do Açu and VIX Logística sign contract

Porto do Açu signed a contract with VIX, one of the largest logistics companies in the country, specialized in customized solutions. For 10 years, the Águia Branca Group company will occupy an area of 10,000 square meters to store offshore logistics equipment. For Açu, the partnership increases the installed cargo…

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…

Oil & Gas

1 February 2021

Prumo, bp and Siemens close agreement with SPIC to participate in energy infrastructure projects in Brazil

Prumo, a private Brazilian company controlled by EIG Global Energy Partners, and bp, Siemens and SPIC Brasil (“SPIC”) today announced the completion of the previously announced transaction by which SPIC acquired 33% of GNA I and GNA II LNG-to-power projects located in Port of Açu, Rio de Janeiro. SPIC has…

Uncategorized

26 August 2020

Port of Açu takes part in China-Brazil International Fair for Trade in Services

The Port of Açu will be featured in the first virtual edition of the China-Brazil International Fair for Trade in Services (CIFTIS China-Brazil), sponsored by the Consulate General of China. The event will be streamed digitally and held between September 3 and 11 in Beijing. For Açu, taking part in…