The port administration has informed that after a long trucker strike which halt cargo operation in the port for 9 days, trucks resumed operation last 30th PM. the president of the port Mr. Fregonese said this morning that cargoes arriving is increasing considerably in speed. He said they are expecting to receive in the next 24 hours 1168 trucks, which represents 41 thousand tonnes of soybean.
According to the port:
TRUCKS – Since the beginning of strike, 18 thousand trucks could not discharge in the port.
RAILWAYS – the cargo delivery via railways remained the same along the strike period. In total 30% of cargoes arrive in the port through railways and in the same period, they have discharged 248 thousand tonnes. According to the port, the average of wagons, which arrive in the port, is 500 per day.
EXPORT – the Grain Export Corridor failed to load five ships with soymeal and one for soybean summing 300 thousand tonnes approximate.
GENERAL CARGO – In this segment, three ships suffered with lack of cargo (bagged sugar – wood pulp and vehicles, which summed up 71 thousand tonnes approximately.
IMPORT – in the fertilizer and grains 185 thousand.
Bulk Liquids – In the beginning of strike, it has not been affected. However and 3 days it summed up 300 thousand tonnes not loaded as cargo did not arrive timely.
CONTÊINERES – on the TCP Paranagua Container Terminal there was a reduction on the logistics of 19, 8%.
The tendency is the situation get back to normal until end of forthcoming week, if no more strikes.