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Fortaleza (BRFOR)

Fortaleza, State of Ceara, Brazil

Port Code BRFOR Port Name Fortaleza
City Fortaleza Country/Region Brazil
Port Type Feeder Port Category Port City
Latitude -3.7144805 Longitude -38.49648
Fortaleza port (port code: BRFOR) is a medium-sized port in Brazil. It is located on the north Brazilian coast, midway between Recife and Belem, in Mucuripe Bay.
The port consists of single dry cargo wharf, 1,116 meters in length, which handles a wide range of cargoes including imports of cotton, cement, rice, newspaper, and containers. Specialised cargo is loaded and discharged at two ore and bulk cargo terminals, tanker terminal, liquefied gas terminal and fishing wharf.
The port handles approximately 3,632,385t of cargo and 69,030TEU annually. The principal imports are fruit, textiles, machinery, cement, cashew nuts and oil, leather. The main exports include grain, petroleum products, machinery, and ceramic tiles.
About 145 coastal vessels and 471 foreign vessels visit this port annually, among which around 37% are tankers and 26% are cargo vessels. The maximum length of the vessels recorded to having entered this port is 235 meters. The maximum draught is 11 meters. The maximum deadweight is 83,987t.

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