Wednesday, June 8, 2016
Maritime News

Huge Port Envisioned by Billionaire Tycoon Opens in Brazil – Without Him

By Jeb Blount SAO JOAO DA BARRA, Brazil, June 8 (Reuters) – The launch this week of Prumo Logistica’s $3.7 billion Port of Açu, the largest in Latin America, marked...

June 8, 2016
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Wednesday, May 13, 2015
News

Petrobras to Use Edison Chouest Offshore Base at Brazil’s Açu Port

Petrobras will use offshore docks operated by U.S. ship-leasing company Edison Chouest to handle oil-service vessels at the Brazilian Port of Açu, the head of the company that owns the port said on Wednesday.

May 13, 2015
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Tuesday, December 23, 2014
News

Brazil’s Acu Superport Realized Without Batista Pageantry

The 6.3 billion reais ($2.4 billion) Acu port project in Rio de Janeiro state is the brainchild of Brazil’s most famous entrepreneur, Eike Batista.

December 23, 2014
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Wednesday, August 28, 2013
News

Batista Quits As LLX Chairman

Brazilian tycoon Eike Batista quit as chairman of Brazilian port operator LLX Logística SA on Wednesday, after agreeing to sell control of the company to U.S. investment firm EIG Global Energy Partners LLC earlier this month.

August 28, 2013
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Monday, May 20, 2013
News

Kingfish Cancels 11 Tanker Order at OSX Brasil’s Açu Shipyard

11-tanker order cancelled as OSX scales back construction of its shipyard at the Açu port complex.

May 20, 2013
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Wednesday, April 3, 2013
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News

Workers End 2-Day Strike at OSX Brazil Shipyard

RIO DE JANEIRO, April 3 (Reuters) – Workers ended a two-day strike at the OSX Brasil SA shipyard at Brazil’s Port of Acu on Wednesday, after delaying construction and blockading...

April 3, 2013
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Maritime News

Problems for Batista Mount as Workers Continue Strike at OSX Brazil

RIO DE JANEIRO, April 3 (Reuters) – Workers extended a strike at the OSX Brasil SA shipyard at Brazil’s Port of Acu for a second day on Wednesday, delaying construction...

April 3, 2013
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Wednesday, January 30, 2013
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Maritime News

Brazilian Prosecutor Seeks Injunction to Halt Work at Acu Superport

RIO DE JANEIRO — A federal prosecutor in Brazil is seeking an injunction to halt work at the Acu port complex, an important part of billionaire Brazilian businessman Eike Batista’s...

January 30, 2013
Total Views: 5

Monday, October 15, 2012
Ports

Brazil’s Acu Superport Learning That Money Actually Isn’t The Easy Part

(Bloomberg) — Billionaire Eike Batista is struggling to reach his goal of luring $40 billion to an industrial port complex in Rio de Janeiro state after Nissan Motor Co. pulled...

October 15, 2012
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Friday, March 23, 2012
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Maritime News

After $1.33 Billion Investment in Acu Superport, Capesize Vessels Will Soon Load Ore, Oil, and Other Brazilian Cargos

Rio de Janeiro (Dow Jones) – Global mining company Anglo American PLC (AAL.LN, AAUKY) and Brazilian port developer LLX Logistica Sat (LLXL3.BR) may open up their iron-ore export terminal at the port of Acu...

March 23, 2012
Total Views: 18