Frequent Questions

1. How are container terminal leases granted in Brazil? How many concessions does Wilson Sons have?
2. What is the current term of the Wilson Sons container terminal leases?
3. What are the main characteristics of Wilson Sons container terminals?
4. What do deep-sea, cabotage, inland navigation, transshipment and shifting mean?
5. What is the distance between the main ports of Santa Catarina and Paraná to our Rio Grande terminal?
6. What is the distance between the Salvador Container Terminal and the main ports in the north-east of Brazil?
7. What are the contract dynamics like at the terminals? Do you have more spot contracts or more medium-long term contracts?
8. What are the main types of cargo at the two container terminals the Company operates?
9. What are tugboats?
10. Are towage contracts negotiated directly with the shipowner? (If not, with whom are they negotiated?)
11. What is the average age of Wilson Sons' tugboat fleet? How many years does this type of vessel generally operate for?
12. What are towage special operations?
13. What are OSVs (Offshore Support Vessels)?
14. Who is Ultratug that have a 50% share in the Wilson Sons Ultratug Offshore vessel joint venture?
15. Is Wilson, Sons Shipyard part of the Wilson Sons Ultratug Offshore joint venture?
16. What types of vessels can be built at Wilson Sons shipyards?
17. What are the main types of industry serviced by Logistics?
18. What is Porto Campinas?
19. What is a bonded logistics centre? Does Wilson Sons operate any?
20. What are the services provided by the Offhore Support Base division?
21. What is the Merchant Marine Fund (FMM)? Where do its resources come from?
22. Who are Wilson Sons' main clients?
23. What percentage of each business unit's revenue and costs is denominated in US$?
24. Where are Wilson Sons’ shares listed?
25. What is the procedure for buying and selling Wilson Sons’ shares?
26. Who is the depositary institution of Wilson Sons’ shares?
27. What does ex date mean?