January 24, 2023
Interco, a trading company serving the oil derivatives import market with a focus on liquefied petroleum gas (cooking gas, also known as LPG), has made its first large LPG receipt at the Suape Port Industrial Complex, in Pernambuco, through an agreement with Transportadora Gas del Wall (TGS). The entire imported cargo will be unloaded onto the tanker Princess BW through the transfer process ship to ship. The Eco Arctic vessel, coming from Bahia Blanca in Argentina, docked at the port carrying 12.5 thousand tons of LPG to serve the northeastern region. The product was purchased by different distributors operating in Brazil.
According to Interco, the import of LPG into Suape is an alternative aimed at completely eliminating surprises in the supply of LPG in Brazil, leading to a return to normalcy and liquidity in product flows, explained the Director of Commodities and Trade at Interco Trading and Marcos Paul Ferraz:”Arrival The Eco Arctic vessel will serve regions with a high demand for LPG. Another point to highlight is that this import model is important to reduce the risk of shortages, which sometimes end up in our country. The work we do is done individually with each distributor. “
Interco, an emerging company in the commodities sector, Made up of professionals from the oil and gas industry, it started operations in September last year, serving the market in southern Brazil with LPG imported by land from Argentina. With the opening of the port infrastructure at Suape Station, a new business possibility arose for the company. Within three months of operation, the company has already imported more than 20,000 tons of gas to major distributors in Brazil.
“This first semester, we have the prospect of importing 60,000 tons of the molecule into Brazil, by land and sea. We are aware that we are a tool for ensuring flows, therefore, part of our strategic planning for the coming years is to diversify our portfolio and increase our market share in petrochemicals, specialty gases and biofuels.Interco Trading CEO said, Nicholas Taylor (take photo).