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    Ponta Da Madeira, Brazil

    Multiple iron ore berth outages in September at the Port of Ponta da Madeira.

    Iron ore pier no.1 at the Brazilian port will be closed from 1st September until 4th September due to scheduled maintenance operations. Further renovation activities will be conducted at the following iron ore berths: pier no.4 North between 6th and 9th September; Pier no.3 South from 11th September until 14th September; pier no.3 North between 16th and 19th September and pier no.4 South from 20th September until 23th September. No port operations or vessel maneuvers will be possible during these periods. Currently, there are no further maintenance works scheduled for September at Ponta Da Madeira Port.

    For more information:
    Wilhelmsen Sao Luiz at +55 98 3227 3367

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    Paraná River

    The water levels have decreased compared to last week on the Paraná River.

    Expected water depths at Argentinian locations this week: San Pedro 214 cm, Ramallo 242 cm, San Nicolas 259 cm, Villa Constitucion 278 cm, Rosario 300 cm, San Martin 318 cm, Diamante 312 cm, Santa Fe 290 cm, Corrientes 311 cm and Iguazu 1040 cm. For the coming week the levels are expected to further decrease slightly (15 centimeters). The river serves as an important waterway linking inland cities in Argentina and Paraguay to the ocean.

    For more information:
    Wilhelmsen Argentina at (+1) 281 867 2000