The Group

Operating since 1963, without any interruption, Companhia de Navegação Norsul ("Company" or "Norsul") is one of the leading private shipping company in Brazil.

Norsul is specialized in dry-bulk, neo-bulk cargoes, general cargoes, project cargoes and chemicals / liquid cargoes, operating in the Brazilian cabotage and internationally too.

By January 31, 2016, the Company controls 29 vessels with approx. 550.000 DWT (deadweight) being 23 Brazilian Flag vessels with approx. 290.000 DWT.

By January 30, 2016, the Company workforce consists in 630 employees where 470 seamen and officers, and 160 administrative persons.

Norsul: A company in tune with the market needs

The first private Brazilian shipping company to operate in the pusher/sea-barge system, with no restrictions for ocean going trades,  Companhia de Navegação Norsul always seeks to serve its clients with creativity. For such, it brought to Brazil the pioneer project of sea-barges.

Considered to be an innovative project, the barges have been attracting the attention of the companies in the sector due to the optimization of the logistics system. Implanted in the Brazilian market by Companhia de Navegação Norsul, the barges have an excellent maneuverability, good velocity, and a reasonable consumption of fuel.