Solid Bulk - Port of Açu

Solid Bulk

Port of Açu handles a variety of solid bulk

Multicargo Terminal (T-Mult)

Multipurpose terminal that offers integrated solutions and has a draft of 13.1m able to receive Panamax vessels.

It handles more than 10 types of dry bulk, including fertilizerscopperlithium concentratepig ironscrapbauxite, and other mineral bulk.

With a paved yard of 35,000m², the terminal operates 24/7 and is directly managed by Porto do Açu Operações. T-Mult is more than a loading and unloading terminal, it also offers additional services for the vessels.

To serve the growing demand, T-Mult has already implemented of a covered warehouse dedicated to special cargoes with 5,600m². The expansion has already enabled Açu to insert the Rio de Janeiro State in the map of the fertilizer logistics.

T-Mult is now expanding even more: it is doubling the customs bonded area to 360,000m² and inaugurating two new covered warehouses. One of them has 6,800m² dedicated to copper, an strategic mineral for the energy transition. The other has 7,600m² with potential to serve various cargoes, such as zinc, lithium, fertilizers, wheat, soybeans, sugar, salt and special steel products.

Contact our expert:

José Lucas Moreira | Commercial T-Mult

Iron Ore Terminal

Port of Açu also houses the 3rd largest private iron ore terminal in the country, Ferroport’s Iron Ore Terminal, which has already handled more than 100 million tons since the beginning of its activities in 2014.

The iron ore is pumped through 529km of a slurry pipeline connecting Minas Gerais to Port of Açu, where it is filtered, loaded, and shipped worldwide in a terminal 20.5m deep able to receive Suezmax vessels.