Pecem (BRPEC)

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

Introduction of Pecem (BRPEC)



      Pecem is one of the two major ports in Brazil. It's amaranth in San Gonzalo, Brazil.
      6.3 million tons of cargo were handled in 2013 ports, an increase of 40% compared with last year. As of October 2010, pecem port has entered a stage of expansion, and the Brazilian government's accelerated growth plan (pac2) has been implemented. In addition to strengthening port facilities and expanding large-scale investment, many international energy and raw materials companies, including Petrobras company companhia sider, have made great progress ú Rgica do pecem infrastructure development, is expected to lead to rapid regional population growth to 2020, it is estimated that the call for a tenfold increase in the period.

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Summary of BRPEC

The Port of Pecem (Port Code:BRPEC) is one of the two big ports in the state of Ceará, in Brazil. It's located in the municipality of São Gonçalo do Amarante. Pecem is a deep water port comprising 2 piers protected by an "L"-shaped breakwater and reached from the mainland by a 2,120m length causeway bridge. Pecem Port Terminal (TPP) is run by a consortium, CEARAPORTOS (Ceara Port Integration Company), comprising of Companhia de Logistica da America do Sul (Loxus), Daniel Transportes and Fator Projetos e Assessoria. The port handles general cargo and containers with the main goods being lemons, bananas, shrimp and cashew nuts. Max size: Max draught 15.5m at the LNG Terminal. In the year of 2013 the port handled 6.3 million metric tons of cargo, representing an increase of 40% over the previous year.
As of 2010, the Port of Pecém entered into a phased expansion under the Brazilian government's Growth Acceleration Program (PAC2). In addition to enhanced port facilities, the expansion features large scale investments by numerous international energy and materials companies, including Petrobras and Companhia Siderúrgica do Pecém. The infrastructure developments are expected to result in rapid regional population growth through 2020, with some estimates calling for a tenfold increase during the time period.