Belem Port (port code: BRBEL) is the principal commercial port of the State of Para, in northern Brazil. It sits on the delta of the Amazon River near the mouth of the Rio Guama, about 130 kilometers inland from the Atlantic Ocean.
The port has approximately 1,337 meters of berthage. Containerised bulk must be handled by vessels equipment and can be stored at port facilities. General cargo can be adequately handled by existing port equipment. Specialised handling needs are met by a bulk cargo terminal, tanker terminal and liquefied gas terminal. The port also has extensive ship repair facilities.
The port handles about 3 million tons of cargo and 50,200TEU annually. Main cargoes handled are timber, pepper, heart-of-palm, fish, shrimp, Brazil nuts, wheat, cement and edibles.
The types of vessels regularly calling at this port are dredging vessels, accounting for about 53.5%; tankers, taking up around 15%; and passenger vessels, taking up a proportion of 9.5%. The maximum length of the vessels recorded to having entered this port is 200 meters. The maximum draught is 8.5 meters. The maximum deadweight is 65,118t.