The Port of Santos, located between the cities of Santos and Guarujá, in the state of São Paulo, is the main Brazilian port. The area of economic influence of the port concentrates more than 50% of the country’s gross domestic product (GDP) and mainly covers the states of São Paulo, Minas Gerais, Goiás, Mato Grosso and Mato Grosso do Sul. Approximately 90% of São Paulo’s industrial base Is located less than 200 kilometers from the Santista port.
Port of São Sebastião or Porto DERSA, as it is also known to have been administered by that state, is located on the coast of the north coast of the state of São Paulo, in the city of São Sebastião, 200 km from the state capital. It is currently administered by Companhia Docas de São Sebastião. For navigation, through Nautical Charts, it is used the letter nº 1645, of the Direction of Hydrography and Navigation of the Navy of Brazil.
The Port of Paranaguá is a Brazilian port that is located in the state of Paraná, in the city of Paranaguá. It is the largest export port of agricultural products in Brazil, especially soybeans and soybean meal. In 2007, the port of Paranaguá moved 38.5 million tons and generated foreign exchange revenue of US $ 11.8 billion. The port is open to tourists, students and business people.
The Port of Rio de Janeiro is a port in the city of Rio de Janeiro, the capital of the homonymous state in Brazil. It is understood in the Center, Gamboa, Saúde and Santo Cristo. It was established in a cove of the western coast of the bay of Guanabara, located at 22 54’23 “south latitude and 43 10 ’22” west longitude of Greenwich (coordinates of the old astronomical observatory).