With a population of over 204 million and abundant natural resources, Brazil is one of the ten largest markets in the world producing steel, cement, household / electronic goods and vehicles. In addition, their petroleum industry processes fuels, lubricants, propane gas, and petrochemicals.
With a coastline of 8.500 navigable kilometres, Brazil has a very large port sector that is responsible for more than 90% of the country’s total exports and imports.
The country houses one third of the world’s tropical forest and 20% of the world’s fresh water.
The port of Fortaleza, also known as Mucuripe, is one of the most important and strategic maritime terminals in the country.
Equipment operated by the terminal comprises of 2 MHC, 2 reach stackers, and 1 forklift. Docas do Ceará, the port authority, have 500 reefer plugs and 2 reefer chambers for customs inspections.
Cashew nuts, carnauba wax, metal, textiles, fruits, wheat, malt, lubricants, fuels and petroleum products are among the main products handled by the port.
MARFRET IN FORTALEZA
Wilson Sons, established since 1837, has been Marfret agents for 15 years. With offices in all major Brazilian ports, their principal operating activities are shipping agency, logistics, port terminals, offshore, towage and shipyard.
The Company's diversified range of services strengthens its image as one of the largest operators of port, logistics and maritime services in Brazil.