Marcon Logística Portuária

General cargo handling grows 13% in July at the Ports of Paraná

The ports of Paraná had another month of prominence in general cargo handling. In July this year, the Paranaguá and Antonina terminals loaded and unloaded 5,783,348 tons of products. The volume is 13% greater than that registered in the same 31 days of 2020, with 5,118,798 tons.

The increase was observed both in imports and in monthly exports, explains the director-president of Portos do Paraná, Luiz Fernando Garcia. In July, exports totaled 3,553,905 tons – 7% more than the 3,330,290 tons registered in the same month, in 2020.

“In this sense of trade, the highlights were the highs registered in the shipment of soy, sugar, vegetable oils, general cargo, especially containers, and cellulose”, highlights Garcia.

Last month’s imports totaled 2,229,443 tonnes, a volume 24.7% higher than the 1,788,508 tonnes imported in July last year. “Among imports, there was an increase in fertilizers, general cargo, mainly containers, wheat, malt and barley. The volume of imported vegetable oil also increased this increase”, he adds.

CONTAINER – On the 31st of July, 45,582 containers (20 and 40 feet units) were handled through the Paranaguá Container Terminal (TCP). The amount is almost 5.5% higher than the 43,224 units loaded and unloaded in 2020, in the same month.

In terms of exports, in July this year there were 22,724 units of containers shipped – almost 7.9% more than the 21,063 units in the same period last year. Imported, there were 22,858 units of containers last month, while in July 2020 there were 22,161 units.

ANTONINA – At the Port of Antonina, the private terminal (TPPF) handled 209,778 tons of cargo last July. The volume registered this year is 130% greater than the 91,147 tons of cargo handled in the same 31 days last year.

Exports of non-transgenic soy meal through the terminal registered an increase of around 7%, comparing the 22,242 tons shipped in July this year with the 20,734 tons in July last year.

There were no sugar shipments for export in July in Antonina. However, 17,741 tons of various foodstuffs, such as flour, rice and beans, were shipped to Venezuela.

Regarding imports, the volume of fertilizers landed in the month at TPPF registered an increase of 264%. There were 137,748 tons this year, against 37,843 in July 2020.

In addition to fertilizers, the Port of Antonina imported 16,892 tonnes of salt and another 15,154 tonnes of wheat last month, products that did not pass through the terminal in the same period last year.

Check the monthly movement of the main products:

General cargo handling grows 13% in July at the Ports of Paraná


Source: Portos do Paraná



Em Destaque


Quer saber mais?

Entre em Contato

Siga a Marcon

Mercado & Novidades

Últimas Notícias

Jun 17 2024

Ports of Paraná closes ties with Spanish leaders and investors

Public company participated in an exchange in the European country that included business days and visits to port facilities in Madrid, Valencia,...
Jun 10 2024

Brazil makes an agreement with China that could increase coffee exports

The Vice President of the Republic and Minister of Development, Industry, Commerce and Services (MDIC), Geraldo Alckmin, signed this Wednesday (5)...
Jun 03 2024

With an increase of 34%, Paraná should harvest 646 thousand tons of beans in 2024

Climatic conditions have affected agricultural production across practically the entire country, and in Paraná, they have also reduced potential....
May 27 2024

Bulk sugar exports by the Paraná ports grows 119%

The Paraná ports showed a 12% total movement growth in the first quarter of 2024. There were 21,377,501 tons moved from January to April, against...
May 20 2024

Agreement with Mercosur opens business opportunities for Egypt in the Brazilian market

Free trade came into force in 2017. Egyptian exporters such as Delta Brothers and Oriental Fruits say that without it, it would be impossible to...
May 13 2024

ANTAQ visits the ports of Paranaguá and Antonina

Portos do Paraná received a visit from a delegation from the National Waterway Transport Agency (ANTAQ) this Tuesday (07). The directors, Alber...
May 06 2024

Ship changes name and crew after docking at the Port of Paranaguá

The container ship Paris II will change its name and crew after docking at the Port of Paranaguá this Tuesday (30). The change comes after the...
Apr 29 2024

March sees a 352% increase in sugar movement in Paraná ports

The month of March saw a change in the movement of sugar in the ports of Paraná. Bulk sugar reached 419,899 tons handled, representing a growth of...
Apr 22 2024

China receives 91.8% of soybean exports handled at the Port of Paranaguá

China is the main destination for soybean cargo handled at the Port of Paranaguá, representing 91.8% of the commodity. According to data from the...
Apr 15 2024

Ports of Paraná and Santos sign letter of intent

The two largest ports in Brazil signed, this Thursday (11), a letter of intent to develop mutual technical cooperation agreements. The...

Quem acredita na Marcon

Nossos Clientes