The Port Complex of Itajaí concluded the year with impressive results. In December alone, 1,363,463 tons were handled, bringing the annual total to 17,338,848 tons. In terms of TEUs (Twenty-foot Equivalent Units, the standard measure for containers), there were 123,871 TEUs in December, totaling 1,523,875 TEUs for the year.
During the last month of the year, 83 vessels were operated within the complex, contributing to an annual total of 981 ships. In the Evolution Basins 01 and 02 areas, 78 maneuvers were conducted in December alone. Throughout the year, from January to December, 900 maneuvers were recorded in these areas, located in front of the port and in the Affonso Wippel Bay.
At the Port of Itajaí (including public berths and the area leased by APM Terminals), December closed with 15,464 TEUs and a movement of 192,842 tons, involving 22 operated ships. Throughout the year, the movement reached 350,083 TEUs and 4,154,695 tons.
The Port Complex of Itajaí initiated the 2022/2023 Cruise Season on December 10, foreseeing a total of 25 dockings until the end of February 2023.
Additionally, a significant milestone was the arrival of a Roll-on/Roll-off type ship, operated by SC Portos, carrying 1,374 vehicles from BMW and General Motors on December 29, 2022, as highlighted by Fábio da Veiga, Superintendent of the Port of Itajaí.
At Portonave, December recorded 108,389 TEUs and a movement of 1,140,074 tons, involving 57 operated ships. Throughout the year, 1,173,594 TEUs and 12,820,899 tons were handled.
Regarding the Private Use Terminals (TUP), Teporti had 2 calls in December, handling 13,793 tons. From January to December, the terminal operated 35 ships and handled 178,891 tons.
TUP Poly Terminals had no activities in December, but during the year, it operated 6 ships, handling 30,591 tons. TUP Braskarne had 2 calls in December, with a movement of 12,578 tons, totaling 19 operated ships and 83,631 tons during the year.
Lastly, TUP Barra do Rio had 2 calls in December, handling 4,176 tons, with a total of 14 operated ships and 70,141 tons throughout 2022.
Mayor of Itajaí, Volnei Morastoni, highlighted that the Port of Itajaí Superintendence was recognized by the Social Seal program for its commitment to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), emphasizing the importance of continuing on this path for an environmentally sustainable future.