Ilheus (BRIOS)

Port Code BRIOS City Ilheus
Port Name Ilheus Country/Region Brazil
Category Port City Route SOUTH AMERICA EAST
Nearby Main Port Inland Transport
Official Website Port Type Feeder Port

Introduction of Ilheus (BRIOS)



      Brazil's eastern Atlantic seaport.When the west 3 standard is adopted.The loading density of water is 1025.The high tide is 2.4 meters at high tide and 1.5 meters at low tide.Southeast wind prevails.Work 24 hours a day.Port service facilities include: ship repair, fueling, small boats, medical treatment, traction, fresh water supply, supplies, repatriation, dry dock, sewage facilities.There are Portuguese consulates.The approach channel is 100 meters wide, 1000 meters long and 10 meters deep. There are often long waves and strong currents, which are easy to cause ships to hit the rocks.The estimated time of arrival of the vessel shall be notified 12 hours in advance.The port is Brazil's famous cocoa powder and coffee export port, accounting for 2 / 3 of the country's annual output.Oil and wheat are mainly discharged at the port.

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Summary of BRIOS

The port of Ilheus (Port Code:BRIOS) is Brazil's largest and among the world's biggest exporters of cocoa. Cruise ships also dock here. The port is in the urban area - located at the end of Avenida Soares Lopes street in the neighborhood Cidade Nova. This is an open sea port so its entrance is on land.
The port of Ilheus is located on the Bahia State coastline, 250km south of the port of Salvador. The port may also be known under its alternative name of Malhado. Ilheus handles the export of soya beans, piassava, cotton and cocoa from the most important cocoa producing region of Brazil. There is also a berth which receives liquid petroleum gas (LPG) and other inflammables destined for the south part of Bahia and the northern parts of the states of Minas Gerais and Espirito Santo. Max size: Max LOA 210m, draught 10.0m.