Brazil’s Transport Secretariat has given permission for a new Cargo Transshipment Station (ETC), which will be operated by Cianport, to open at Itaituba.This has a capacity of 3.5 million tonnes of dry bulk, which will be shipped along the Tapajós and Amazon inland waterway system. The company is now building a private use terminal at Santana, from where consignments will be exported. Investment of $18.5 million is being made, with the silos to store grain produced in the Midwestern section of the country.