Container movement grows in the port of Itajaí

After more than a year collecting damages, the port of Itajaí 's grown back for the second consecutive month. In October the APM Terminals, leaseholder of the terminal, had increased from 21% in the total of Your busiest (measure which equals 20 feet containers) and doubled the number of scales of ships compared to October last year.

In September the movement had grown 26 percent. The good numbers are the result of an increase in exports-the average full containers loaded at the terminal in September and October is almost 30% higher than that of previous months. Are more of Your 8800, against Your 6800 to export between January and August.

The shipment of frozen meat to the outside, from companies such as BRF, JBS and Aurora, was responsible for boosting operations.

The results of the Portonave, in Navegantes, also are positive. The port had a 41% increase on Your drive, with 85600 containers in October, and increased by 50% the number of moorings in relation to October 2015. Year to date, the move has increased 38%.

In this regard, Itajaí is still at a disadvantage: accumulates 42 drive% lower than from January to October last year.

The port complex of Itajaí has already moved this year to $9.9 billion, representing 67% of foreign trade in the State. The eight terminals in Itajaí and Navegantes that integrate the complex totaled 11% increase in the first 10 months of the year. The estimate is close to 1.1 million TEUs 2016 – the largest movement in history.

Evolution basin

The Governor Raimundo Colombo (PSD) said on Monday, in passing through Itajaí that will treat again of the works of new evolution basin port complex, this Tuesday, in Brasilia. According to him, there is a commitment by the federal Government to take over the 22 million R$ needed for containment works. A structure will have to be built to protect the work that has been done of the force of the waters until the second stage of the work.


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