Porto Central (Brazil)

Porto Central is a major private greenfield world class industrial port complex located at the center of the Brazilian coast in the south of the Espírito Santo State. It is a joint-venture between the Port of Rotterdam Authority and the Brazilian company TPK Logística S.A, whose main shareholder is the Polimix Organization, largest concrete producer in Brazil.

The port is conceived to be a deep water multipurpose industrial port complex that will serve different types of industries, such as the oil and gas, energy, offshore supply, container, general cargo, agribulk, mining, among others.

Porto Central is ideally positioned to connect the strong and growing Brazilian market with the main international trade routes, making Porto Central both the gateway to South America and a global transshipment and distribution hub.

Porto Central aims to create a new port perspective, with an attractive environment for the industry, trade and services, in order to become a unique world class port in Brazil.

Setting up business in Porto Central

By combining the excellence in port design and port management expertise, Porto Central offers a reliable, efficient, competitive and world class industrial port in Brazil with the following advantages:

• Extensive experience of the Port of Rotterdam in world class port development and management
• Strategic location, close to the main production and consumption regions of Brazil, including the main offshore oil and gas fields
• Espírito Santo State is a business friendly environment that can offers attractive incentives
• Significantly lower CAPEX through sharing of infrastructure and port services
• Significantly lower OPEX through a system of shared port-administrative costs
• Economy of scale due to the extensive port area (20 km²)
• Deep water port with up to 25 meters draft, capable to accommodate the largest vessels in the world
• Lower freight costs with rapid turnaround times due to efficient operations
• Long-term strategy and reliable partnership
• Private port with a phased construction approach, ensuring adaptability of the project to the client’s needs
• Synergy advantages due to cluster concept
• One-Stop-Shop system for businesses
• Accessibility by roads and future railways
• Transparent and reliable agreements based on international standards

PORT FORWARD: Solutions for the digital port.

We have been developing digital solutions and automating our processes since the nineties. Now we would also like to help other ports increase their business value and introduce transparency, speed, efficiency and safety in their activities and supply chains.


Would you like to know more about business opportunities in Porto Central? Please contact:

Frans Jan Hellenthal
Commercial Manager Porto Central
+55 (27) 3200 3779

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