SÃO FRANCISCO DO SUL, BRAZIL — Terlogs Terminal Maritimo Ltda. (Terlogs), a wholly owned subsidiary of Marubeni Corp., announced on Oct. 2 it will construct new grain silos in the port of São Francisco do Sul, Santa Catarina, Brazil.

Recently, grain demand from China and Southeast Asia has been significantly increasing. The construction of the silos is scheduled to be completed in February 2016, the company said. The new silos will reinforce Terlog’s grain supplying ability to these countries.

The silos will have a total storage capacity of 70,000 tonnes. The grain exporting volume of Terlogs will increase from 3.4 million tonnes to 4.2 million tonnes, the company said.