TCP – the company that manages Paranaguá Container Terminal – has inaugurated the terminal expansion works, which received investments worth over R$600m, making it the largest development in the Brazilian port sector in recent years.
The project included the extension of the quay from 879 m to 1,099 m in length and from 40.75 m to 50 m in width. It also began the operation of two cranes manufactured by ZPMC.
With the expansion and the consequent possibility of the terminal to operate simultaneously three of the largest container ships in Latin America, Paranaguá Container Terminal will increase its handling capacity by 60% from an annual 1.5m teu to 2.5m teu.
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