Porto Grande

São Vicente

Porto Grande

Porto Grande is located at the entrance of the island of São Vicente, in a semicircular 2-kilometer radius bay, naturally protected from the strong sea currents. Its calm and transparent waters reach depths ranging from 11 to 30 meters. Due to its physical and natural characteristics, Porto Grande offers excellent conditions of entry and shelter for any type of vessel, being one of the national ports certified with the ISPS Code - International Ship and Port Facility Security Code.


Physical characteristics of the Port

Built in 1962, Porto Grande has undergone several works, namely expansion of quays 3 and 4 in the 90's and expansion of the embankment to 8 hectares and construction of the North access in 2014. 

It has a refrigerated warehouse with a total area of 1 hectare, with capacity for freezing and conservation of 6000 tons of fish and perishables.

For the storage of goods, it has warehouses with 7000m2 covered area. In order to control the weight of the containers, the port has two bascules.