Atlantic-Lusofrete was created through the merger of Atlantic and Lusofrete.
Atlantic was incorporated in 1985 and, since then, it has been dedecated to the shipping agency business and regular lines representation. Lusofrete was incorporated in 1993 and since its creation it has had a relevant role in handling tankers at the ports of Leixões and Aveiro.
Atlantic has acquired other similar companies that successively gave it new competences and geographic cover.
Following the merger Atlantic-Lusofrete provides overall cover of ports in Portugal, including Leixões, Aveiro, Lisbon, Setúbal and Sines. Through its principals it also offers a range of major destinations and origins for Portuguese exports and imports, respectively.