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Terminal operators look toward Brazil

Global terminal operators are looking toward Brazil, which is planning to build a new port terminal. The terminal will be tendered off in 2018 and could end up in Chinese hands, predicts Alphaliner. DP World has also acquired a terminal in Santos.

Photo: PR-foto: Portonave Brasilien

Several terminal companies have turned toward Brazilian ports, which handle fruit, meat and other agricultural products in particular.

Dubai-based DP World has just bought into the Embraport terminal near the major city of Santos, which is the country's largest port. Meanwhile, the Brazilian government is planning to build a new container terminal in the Port of Suape in the state of Pernambuco, which could invite Chinese interest, says Alphaliner in its latest newsletter.

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