MAIN PORTUGUESE PORT COMPANY FOR UNLOADING AND STORAGE OF SOLID FOOD BULK

With an overall capacity of 340,000 tons, our facilities have sufficient capacity to receive and store during the course of a year all Portuguese imports of grain and flours, i.e. 3.4 million tons on average.

1

Reception

With silos in Trafaria, Lisbon and Santarém, Silopor is able to receive all types of agricultural bulk foods by land and sea, including Panamax and Capesize ships.

2

handling

The unloading capacity installed at the Trafaria Port Terminal is 2500T / hour; at the Beato Terminal (Lisbon) it is 1000T / hour.

3

Storage

We have a total storage capacity of 340,000 T: 200,000 T at Trafaria, 120,000 T at Beato, and 20,000 T at Vale da Figueira.

4

management

The company is certified in Food Safety Management Systems according to NP EN ISO 22000: 2005, based on the HACCP principles of the Codex Alimentarius.

5

dispatch

Silopor is able to dispatch by sea from the Trafaria Terminal and by land, either by road or by rail (from the Beato Terminal only).

6

Transport

The Silopor barge is the only vessel of its kind: it is self-propelled and operates food bulk on the Tagus River with a capacity of 2500T.

AN OVERALL CAPACITY OF 340,000 TONS

Silopor helds Type A Customs Warehouse and Temporary Warehouse status, and we act only as providers of the handling and storage service, without any connection to the products’ marketing circuits.