In all, 136.4 million tons of cargo are expected to pass through the quay. In the last year, the second port of call of the Docks Company of the State of São Paulo (Codesp), the port had 133.1 million tons in handling – also 2.5% larger than 2017. Among the busiest products in the last 12 months are soyabeans in bulk (20.58 million tons), accompanied by sugar (15.06 million), corn (12.66 million), cellulose (4.65 million) and juices citrus fruits (2.38 million). The latter two have an annual historical record. In addition, the port complex was also record in landings: 38.82 million tons, 6.9% higher than in 2017. The most stable index in relation to 2017 was that of berths: in December of the last year, there were 418, 410 of the same month of the previous year. It is expected that around 136.4 million tons will pass through the Port of Santos and expects to increase cargo handling by 2.5% in 2019. The projection accompanies the optimism of the maritime complex after the results obtained during the year of 2018.
Source: Portos e Navios