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This terminal has been taken in concession by Servicios Portuarios S.A. for 25 years as from 1994. The pier itself is of reinforced concrete on pilings, offering two berths, one on each side. The pier lies in an East/West direction and is 165 m long, 12,6 m wide, being able to take Panamax size vessels on the outer berth and vessels of around 180 m on the inner berth. The loading gallery has 2 belts feeding 7 telescopic chutes, 4 to the outer berth and 3 to the inner berth. Only two chutes are able to work at a time. Total load rate is about 900 TPH or 450 TPH per ship if two vessels are working simultaneously. Storage capacity at the elevator silos is 65.000 ton with an additional adjacent underground storage of 170.000 ton. Facilities can receive about 200 trucks per day. Berthing and unberthing are in daylight hours only with assistance of one tug. Fresh water and electric power are available on the pier. Depth alongside about 8 m (26 ft) at datum. Loading activities at Elevator Berths can be affected by depth in access channel, currently dredged to 8 m (26 ft) at datum. At this terminal, bunkers only by barge. Annual grain export capability : abt. 300.000 tons.