Port of Açu is one of the largest energy and infrastructure enterprises in Brazil. It is responsible for 25% of Brazilian oil exports, is home to the world’s largest offshore support base and is developing the largest thermoelectric power complex in Latin America, which already includes a power plant of 1,3 GW currently supplied by LNG. The port’s Multicargo Terminal has handled more than 4,3 million tons of bulk and general cargo since 2016, including various project cargoes for the O&G industry.
The port’s proximity to the main oil fields, its diversified portfolio of services and world-class infrastructure grant Port of Açu a leadership position in logistical support. Açu is a strategic subsea cluster to serve the O&G market and has already attracted various global giants, such as bp, Shell and Equinor to northern Rio de Janeiro state. In addition, the port also holds a natural potential for offshore wind generation, as it is near one of the best regions of wind incidence in Brazil and can already provide offshore wind manufacturing, assembly and logistics.
Port of Açu is a platform ready to increase the sustainability and shared value of global value and energy chains. Planned for the next five years, the port’s industrialization will be founded on sustainable projects and clean energy generation, such as photovoltaic, offshore wind and hydrogen.