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.
Located on the Potengi river, the port of Natal is South America’s closest port to the European continent.
The Terminal operates 3 Reach Stackers and 1 empty container handler. CODERN, the Natal Port Authority, has 415 reefer plugs. Since there is no Reefer Chamber, any eventual customs inspections are made using 40’ reefer unit.
Whilst the main focus of traffic is fruit, the port also handles Ferrous Waste, Mica and Cotton Textiles.
MARFRET IN NATAL
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.