Vila do Conde
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.
By road, the distance from the port of Vila do Conde to Belem, capital city of the state of Pará, is 120 km. Adjacent to the port, an Aluminium complex is resident, consisting of Alunorte, Albrás and Alubar. Also present is a kaolin pole, consisting of Pará Pigmentos and Imerys Rio Capim Caulim.
The container terminal operates with 2 MHC, 8 reach stackers, 200 reefer plugs and 1 reefer chamber enabling simultaneous customs inspection of 4 reefer containers.
Principal container traffic includes Forest Products, Mineral Ores, Ferro Alloys, Frozen Meat, Clay Minerals, Spices and recently fruit.
MARFRET IN VILA DO CONDE
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.