Marine link
 

Libra Opens Private Brazilian Container Terminal

The Libra Group, parent company of Nacional Line, has taken the initiative towards easing congestion, improving turnaround times and restructuring activities in the Port of Santos, Brazil, with the opening of a private container terminal Terminal 37. The facility is reportedly the only private marine terminal of any kind at the Port. Libra was awarded the contract to operate the 500,000-sq.-ft.

Terminal 37 for 20 years, with a provision to extend for a second 20- year term. The terminal will be fitted with state-of-the-art equipment and machinery in order to move containers quickly through the Port and beyond. Ultimately, the terminal will have the capacity to handle in excess of 100,000 containers annually.

In an exclusive agreement with the Sao Paulo State Port Authority, Libra, Paulista and Nacional vessels will receive priority berthing to ensure economic and efficient operation. This marks the first phase of the privatization of government- owned port facilities, part of a move that has been legislated by the Brazilian government for the purpose of modernizing its ports.




Port Authority History

A Partnership In Maritime Evolution
AAPA Names Environmental Award Winners
ACTU-VATOR: Folding Hatch Cover Innovation From The Main Deck, Inc.
Blount Delivere 155-F: Ferry Cayo Norte
Boston Whaler Fire/Rescue Boat On Duty At Massport Fire Department
Braking New Ground; Creating New Opportunities
Cascade General Wins Portland Ship Yard Bid
Coast Guard Considers Seven Port Zones For Establishing New Vessel Tracking System
First Of Two Sister Ferries Delivered By UNL
Forest Products Nicho Looks Ripo For Expansion
High Tech Equipment To Bring Kawasaki Port Into The Future
IACS Encourages Close Links With Port State Control
Ingalls-Built USS Port Royal Commissioned
Japan Presents Gift Of Oil Cembat Vessel Te Jordan
Kopphil Shipyard Clindios $6 Million In Now Contracts
National Waterways Conference Officers
New Generation Of Self-Unloading Cargo Ships
NEWTARGET: International Fast Ferry Market
Oakland Dredging Environmental Impact Report Issued
Pena Accepts Port Award, Stresses Highway System Legislation
Port Of Portland Contracts Liftech For Crane Upgrade
Port Of Portland Gains New Container Services
RoRo '96 Reflects Peak Activity Of Sector Orderbook
Senate Committee Holds Hearing On Hathaway And Scroggins Nominations
Setchell Named TT Club Director
ShipNet: Information Solutions For Shore And Ship
The Great Lakes Towing Co. Handles Two Significant Cargoes
TSS Ltd., U.K., Supplies Electronic Motion Compensation System For U.S. Dredging Project
Unitor Invests In Two New Workboats For Far East Operation Cruise Ship Sally Albatross
Valmet Introduces New Coupling To Improve Safety
 
rss feeds | archive | privacy | history | articles | contributors | top news | contact us | about us | copyright