The container terminal is a joint-venture between Portinvest Participações (Grupo Battistella and LOGZ Logística Brasil) and Aliança Navegação e Logística (Hamburg Süd Group). Investment totaled R$475m (US$280m), with R$145m (US$85.4m) from the shareholders along with R$330m (US$194.4m) funding from FUNCEF (Foundation of Federal Economists) and PETROS (Petrobras Social Security Foundation), on a 10 year term.
The facility’s 630 metre berth with a natural draught of 16 m, can simultaeously handle two post-Panamax 9,000 teu capacity vessels up to 300 m LOA. The bert is connected to the 136,000 sqm container yard by a 230 metre linkspan access bridge.
The yard area has the capacity to be enlarged to 500 sqm in future years as part of the proposed Phase 2 development.