Fibre cement pipes loaded in Portimão to be exported to Algeria

Monday, March 13, 2017
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At the Port of Portimão, the loading operation of the ship "Saoura" with fiber cement pipes for the Port of Arzeu, in Algeria, started for on March 10. This operation testifies the capacity of this Algarve’s port infrastructure to diversify the type of cargo handled.

The fiber cement pipes, about 6.20 m long, 1 m in diameter and 3800 kg in weight were built in the Aljustrel area and transported by truck to the Port of Portimão where they were loaded using the cranes of the ship. According to the existing planning, this will not be an isolated operation, being foreseen the accomplishment of more operations of similar characteristics.