Paranagua Port: Brazil’s key agricultural export terminal resumes operations after fire

Sao Paulo: A crucial export terminal for agricultural commodities at the Paranagua port in southern Brazil restarted operations on Saturday, following a temporary suspension of three berths due to a fire earlier this week, reported Reuters.

According to a statement from the local port authority, the Export Corridor at Paranagua resumed operations at 1 p.m. local time (1600 GMT). During the reopening, berths 212 and 213 were engaged in export operations, while berths 214 were involved in import activities.

Maintenance work is underway on the affected equipment, and it is anticipated that full operations will be restored in the coming days, as mentioned by the port authority.

“All berths are operational,” the statement emphasized, and it highlighted that authorities will investigate the causes of the fire.


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