TCP is the second largest container terminal in Brazil and was created in 1998 after winning the container terminal concession to manage and operate Paranaguá Port which was conducted by the State Government of Paraná.
TCP offers a range of high-quality services and is continually seeking operational excellence.TCP is one of the most productive container terminals in Brazil, providing container vessel operators with the shortest vessel port turnaround time in the region.
With a hinterland area which has the greatest volume of rail-container handling in Brazil and extends throughout the states of Paraná, São Paulo, Mato Grosso do Sul, Mato Grosso and Santa Catarina, TCP is strategically located in the region and is connected to the hinterland through several highways and is the only terminal in Southern Brazil with a direct on-dock rail connection to the hinterland markets.
Located in a sheltered bay that allows excellent navigating conditions with 24 hours access, TCP is capable of receiving the largest vessels operating in the Latin America international trade lanes and offers export and import companies a modern infrastructure capable of handling cargo rapidly, safely and with the best operational cost structure available.
TCP has invested more than 365 million BRL (US$200 million) – one of the largest private investments in the port sector in Brazil over the last few years – and is capable of handling 1.5 million TEU’s per year through the facility which has 320,000 square meters of warehousing, 879 meters of quay wall with 3 berths, and exclusive dolphins for the operation of car carrier vessels (PCC’s).