Port of Antwerp investing $10m in Brazilian port of Acu

PORT-OF-DU-ACU

Port of Antwerp, through its subsidiary Port of Antwerp International (PAI), will invest USD 10 million in Porto do Açu, a privately owned port complex in São João da Barra, in the northern part of Rio de Janeiro State, Brazil, the port said.

As disclosed, Brazil is a very important maritime trading partner for the port of Antwerp, as more than 6.4 million tonnes of freight are exchanged on an annual basis between the two, placing Brazil on the 6th place as a trading partner.

Port of Açu is an industrial deep sea port for the handling of oil, gas, dry bulk, containers and general cargo. The port also serves as a support centre for the Brazilian offshore sector.

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