Rosario (ARROS)

Port Code ARROS City Rosario
Port Name Rosario Country/Region Argentina
Category Port City Route SOUTH AMERICA EAST
Nearby Main Port Inland Transport
Official Website Port Type Dry Port

Introduction of Rosario (ARROS)



Puerto Rosario (Puerto Rosario, port code: ARROS) is a port along the lower reaches of the Paraná River in Argentina. Adopt West 4 District Standard Time. No tidal changes. No prevailing wind direction. The port is severely blocked. The maximum draft is 8.20 meters. The load density of water is 1000. Mandatory pilotage. Contact with Rosario radio station LSQ at 38-477 kHz; with PACKECO radio station, use VHF channels 9, 11, 13, and 20. Ships must be prepared to allocate fender berths according to the order of arrival of the ships. The grain ship has grain berths. If a single piece of cargo exceeds 2.5 tons, loading and unloading costs will increase. Working hours 06:00-18:00, you can work overtime. The port city has consular offices in Belgium, Brazil, Chile, Denmark, Dominica, the Netherlands, Ecuador, France, Germany, Greece, Italy, Lebanon, Nicaragua, Norway, Panama, Switzerland, Uruguay, and Yugoslavia. The service facilities provided by the port include: ship repair, refueling, dry dock, small boats, medical treatment, fresh water, supplies, repatriation, and non-traction sewage facilities. There are 10 sea-vessel berths in the port area, most of which are grain berths. There are special loading and unloading facilities and barns with a capacity of nearly 200,000 tons. These berths are also used to berth ore ships and general cargo ships. Most of the exported goods are grains, bagged sugar, processed rapeseed, iron ore, etc. There is a frozen cargo berth for loading and transporting frozen pork and canned pork. There are 4 warehouses leased to Bolivia as the transit cargo storage area of ​​the country, mainly storing exported bagged sugar, cotton, rice, wood and part of imported goods. There are railroad tracks and bulk cargo yards at the front of the wharf.

Infrastructure and equipment

The full English name of Port of Rosario: Teminal Puerto Rosario. Abbreviation: TPR. The TPR port has a length of 1,600 meters divided into three docks and 65 hectares of support area.

Store solid bulk cargo here, including 65,000 square meters GALPONES is provided, including a cold storage of 1800M2, and can easily store 78,000 cubic meters of bulk liquids in 26 vertical storage tanks, and there is an underground network connected directly to the ship for loading and unloading transmission. 500 tons/hour. TPR has open pit yards, including container yards and the possibility of energy supply refrigerated container types, and a site specially prepared for dangerous goods (IMO). 

In addition, TPR has scanner services, access points for internal and external railway networks, trucks and vans.

TPR is the first port in South America to be included in the Rotabox system. The system is used as an efficient alternative system for collecting and using rotating spreaders to download containers and bulk cargo shipments. TPR has a pit storage capacity of up to 3,500 tons, and a loading and unloading speed of up to 500 tons per hour.

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Summary of ARROS

The Port of Rosario (Port Code: ARROS) is an inland port and a major goods-shipping center of Argentina, located in the city of Rosario, province of Santa Fe, on the western shore of the Paraná River, about 550 km upstream from the Atlantic Ocean. The port mainly handles bulk and containerised cargoes including and grain, grain by-products, vegetable oil, iron and steel, automobiles and fertilisers. There are also 2 tanker berths. It directly services the area of Santa Fe that produces a large part of Argentine exports, and indirectly the whole Mercosur trade bloc. In 2003 the traffic in the port amounted to 2.9 million tonnes. Approximately 490 vessels and 12,500,000 tons of cargo are handled annually.