Background

2007

March

LLX Logística S.A. created as a subsidiary of MMX Mineração S.A.

June

LLX Minas-Rio awarded permit to build and operate Açu Port.

July

Anglo-American acquires a 49% interest in LLX Minas-Rio.

September

MMX, LLX and Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan Board (OTPP) signed an agreement for the subscription and acquisition, by OTPP, of 15% of the shares of LLX, in the form of preferred shares.

October

Construction of Açu Superport commences in São João da Barra (RJ).

November

LLX begins developing Sudeste Superport following the acquisition of Pedreira Sepetiba in Ilha da Madeira (Itaguaí/RJ) .

2008

February

OTPP makes a capital contribution to LLX Logística of USD 185 million, subscribing 15% of the company's shares and thereby becoming the second largest shareholder of LLX.

June

Shareholders approve the split-off of MMX into three companies: LLX, IronX Mineração S.A. - which held the assets sold to Anglo American, and MMX.

July

LLX is listed on the São Paulo Stock Exchange (Bovespa) on July 28, 2008, and begins to be traded in the New Corporate Governance Market under the symbol LLXL3.

October

LLX announces it has suspended the Porto Brasil venture in Peruíbe (SP) because of the international financial crisis.

2009

January

LLX Minas-Rio signs financing contract with BNDES and onlending institutions for R$ 1.3 billion.

March

The LLX Board of Directors approves a capital increase of R$ 600 million. The Company's majority shareholders assign BNDESPAR (investment bank of BNDES) part of their preferred rights, which now holds 12% of the company's capital.

April

LLX receives environmental license for Sudeste Superport.

May

LLX and Wuhan Iron and Steel Co. sign a memorandum of understanding for a potential commercial and strategic partnership, including installation of steelworks at Açu Superport.

August

LLX awarded construction license for Sudeste Superport and environmental license to install the logistics yard at Açu Superport.

LLX's controlling shareholders acquires share from BNDESPAR (as stated in the Company Announcement made about the company's capital increase in March 2009), which now holds 6% of the company's capital.

September

LLX and VCB (Votorantim Cimentos Brasil) sign a commercial agreement for feasibility studies to implement a plant at the Industrial Complex of Açu Superport.

November

LLX and Camargo Correa Cimentos sign a commercial agreement for feasibility studies to implement an industrial plant at the Industrial Complex of Açu Superport.

December

LLX awarded construction license for logistics yard at Açu Superport.

​BNDES approves financing of up to R$ 407.7 million to acquire local equipment for Sudeste Superport.

2010

March

Disclosure of economic and financial feasibility study compiled by Verax.

LLX receives authorization from ANTAQ (National Water Transportation Agency) to construct and operate Sudeste Superport.

April

Signing of Strategic Partnership Agreement between EBX Investimentos Ltda and Wuhan Iron and Steel Co. The document reaffirms the main terms and conditions in the memorandum of understanding signed in November 2009, entailing the construction and operation of a steelworks at the Industrial Complex of Açu Superport.

June

Negotiations announced between LLX and OSX for the construction of a shipyard at the Industrial Complex of Açu Superport.

​Signing of contracts for the construction of Sudeste Superport.

July

ANTAQ splits the original permit for the Industrial Complex of Açu Superport.  The first permit for LLX Minas-Rio only embraced iron ore operations and the second, awarded to LLX Açu, ratified the license to construct and operate a private mixed-use port terminal for handling and storing own cargo and third-party cargo.

August

LLX and CODIN (Companhia de Desenvolvimento Industrial do Estado do Rio de Janeiro) sign a purchase and sale commitment with the Rio de Janeiro State government for part of the properties in the Industrial District of São João da Barra, which will be adjacent to Açu Superport.

September

Company Announcement made about the acquisition of Sudeste Superport by MMX, a mining company owned by EBX Group. The transaction commencing September 30 entails the spin-off of LLX Sudeste, resulting in the creation of PortX.

LLX awarded a Construction License by INEA to build an Oil Treatment Facility at the Açu Superport, with the capacity to process 1.2 million barrels per day (static capacity of 13.5 million barrels).
Contract signed with Ternium Brasil S.A. for the construction of a steel works at Açu Superport.

December

Brazilian Navy issues license to create the onshore channel at Açu Superport, where OSX is going to build its Shipbuilding Yard.

2011

May

Cristobal Colón, the world's largest dredger, arrives at Açu Superport for the construction of the hydraulic fill of the oil treatment facility. 223 meters long, 41 meters wide and weighing over 70,000 tons, the dredger has a storage capacity of up to 46,000 cubic meters, equal to 2300 trucks.

June

Inea awards construction license for the Açu Shipbuilding Yard (to be built by OSX) and the navigation channel of TX2.

LLX awarded license by ANP to build an oil treatment facility (OTF) at Açu Superport. The OTF had already received its construction license from INEA in September 2010.

August

LLX signed a memorandum of understanding with Ferrovia Centro-Atlântica (FCA) with a view to jointly developing technical feasibility studies for the construction of a railroad linking Açu Superport to the region of Ambaí, in the municipality of Nova Iguaçu (RJ).

​LLX begins building the onshore channel of TX2, which will be 6.5 km long, 300 m wide and have a depth of 10.5 to 14.5 meters.

October

LLX signs a contract with NKT Flexibles (acquired by NOV) for the installation of a flexible-pipe production plant to support the offshore industry at TX2, a terminal of Açu Superport.

​EBX Group and Orascom Construction Industries, one of Egypt's largest conglomerates in the fertilizer and construction sectors, announce a plan to develop an integrated state-of-the-art complex for producing nitrogen fertilizer in the industrial area of Açu Superport.
LLX completes the production of the first floating concrete blocks to be used in the construction of the breakwater of Açu Superport. With a weight of 13,000 tons, length of 66 meters, width of 24 meters and height of 18 meters, the concrete block was produced in Arraial do Cabo (RJ). It will be used in the construction of the breakwater of TX2, the onshore terminal of Açu Superport.

November

Contract signed with Technip Brasil to build a production plant at Açu Superport for flexible pipes used in the offshore oil and gas industry.

Signing of memorandum of intent with General Electric Energy do Brasil for the building of a plant at Açu Superport.

December

Contract signed with InterMoor for the installation at Açu Superport of a plant offering specialized services and logistical support to the oil and gas industry.

2012

January

Construction commences of the breakwater of TX2, the onshore terminal of Açu Superport. Construction commenced at the north end, which is a rock structure located at the start of the breakwater.

April

Visit by president Dilma Rousseff to Açu Superport. The president saw the works at the venture and attended the ceremony celebrating the first oil of OGX, the oil and gas company of EBX Group.

Signing of a memorandum of understanding between LLX and Ferrovia Centro Atlântica (FCA) to continue the feasibility studies to obtain the environmental licenses required to build the railway section to Açu Superport. The document was signed during president Dilma Rousseff's visit to the venture.

May

Launching of LLX's Biodiversity Conservation Program, which entails a range of social and environmental initiatives to safeguard the biodiversity of the São João da Barra region. These include the creation of the Caruara Private Natural Heritage Reserve (RPPN), the largest restinga reserve in the country, occupying 3,845 hectares, and installation of a nursery of native saplings, capable of producing 500,000 units a year.

Contract signed with Subsea 7 for the installation of a plant to fabricate and line long-range rigid subsea pipelines at the Açu Superport.

2015

May:
Signature of contract with Inter Rio, a company from Rio de January, for the installation of a hotel in the Industrial Complex of Açu Port

June:
Signature of contract with BG Brasil for the transhipment operation of 200 thousand oil barrels per day in the Oil Terminal (T-Oil) of Açu Port. Initial operation is expected to August 2016.

July:

. Signature of contract with Votorantim Metais for the movement of 300 thousand tons per year of bauxite and coke in Multicargo Terminal (T-MULT) of Açu Port.

. First load of bauxite received in Açu Port

August:
. 20% of Açu Port Oil Terminal (T-Oil) was sold to the German company Oiltanking for US$ 200 million. The German company will also be responsible for the oil transhipment at the terminal.
SETEMBRO

. First bauxite operation in Multicargo Terminal (T-MULT) with the loading of 30 tons of bauxite on board of Turquoise Ocean ship.

December:

Açu Port receives the License from the Brazilian Navy to Vessel Traffic Service (VTS). The harbor is the first in Brazil to receive the license. The VTS is a system that actively monitors the waterway traffic, improving safety and efficiency in the movement of boats