RightShip and Port of Itaqui declare a partnership to deploy RightPORT risk solutions.
RightShip, the world's leading environmental, social and governance (ESG) focused digital maritime platform, has today announced a partnership with Port of Itaqui to start utilising RightShip's risk solutions, an innovative solution for risk management in the ports and terminal industry. This agreement will position the Port of Itaqui as one of the first facilities in the whole Latin American region to use this technology.
is a comprehensive risk management solution that transforms how ports and terminals navigate the challenges of pre-arriving vessels and enhances operational efficiency through data-driven insights. Built on the world’s largest and most complete database of maritime vessels, incidents, and companies, the tool combines cutting-edge technology with RightShip’s unparalleled due diligence insights.
Marinho, Operation Director at Porto do Itaqui, stated: " will help reinforce our commitment to entrepreneurial and sustainable management. Our focus is on human potential and the value of ESG practices, and this new agreement will help us go further, improving efficiency and reducing the risk of incidents.”
Anthony Teo, Head of the Americas Region, Vice President at RightShip, declared. “We are humbled by the fantastic welcome is having in the industry globally, and we thank the Port of Itaqui for its trust in our solution. We truly believe that together we can drastically improve risk management in the ports and terminals space, which is a fundamental step forward in our mission of creating a zero harm maritime industry."
About Port of Itaqui
Port of Itaqui is a Brazilian port located in the city of São Luís, Maranhão, in the bay of San Marcos and eleven km from the city centre. The port has a strategic position in the Northeast, located close to the markets of Europe, North America, and the Panama Canal. The main cargoes include solid bulks (such as soybean and corn), general and liquid bulk cargoes. The hinterland of the Port of Itaqui encompasses the states of Maranhão, Piauí, Tocantins, southwestern Pará, northern Goiás, northeastern Mato Grosso, and western Bahia.
Concerning movement volume, the Port of Itaqui and the private terminals Vale and Alumar form the largest port complex in Brazil’s cargo handling industry. It is the primary driver of economic and social development of Maranhão, which has significant investments planned for the coming years in areas such as oil refining, agribusiness, pulp and pellets, cement, and power generation, among others.