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Vila do Conde Port

The Vila do Conde Port is located at a region in front of the Pará River and adjacent to the Aluminium Complex, consisting of ALBRAS and ALUNORTE. The port has a structure to enable the maximum 75,000 dead weight ton vessels to berth. The construction work of the port was initiated by the Portobras, a Brazilian state-owned public port company, as general-purpose port. The first phase (No. 1 pier) was completed in September, 1985, to meet the start-up of the operation of ALBRAS. After that, the Portobras was dissolved, and the port is now operated and supervised by the CDP (Companhia Docas do Pará, Pará State Dock Company).

The second phase (No.2 pier) was constructed by ALUNORTE and completed in July, 1995 to match the timing with the restart of the construction work of ALUNORTE.
In addition to the increase of the shipment of aluminium ingots produced by ALBRAS and of alumina produced by ALUNORTE, in order to meet increasing demand for cargo handling, such as containers, live cattle, manganese and general cargo, the No.3 pier and the No.4 pier were completed in July, 2003 and in December, 2012, respectively, partly at the request of the government of Pará state.