Brazil: visit to Transpetro

These photos were taken during the visit to Petrobras/Transpetro's head office in Rio de Janeiro on 8th October 2014 by Hugo Wynn Williams (Chairman and CEO of Thomas Miller P&I) and Mike Jarrett (Thomas Miller Regional Director for the Americas). Transpetro is the tanker affiliate of the Brazilian oil company, Petrobras, who have been Members of the UK P&I Club since 1952. The visit coincided with the opening of the Transpetro Maritime Academy's ship navigation training simulator, and also the recent opening of the innovative Transpetro Ship Navigation monitoring Centre. The Transpetro shipping director (pictured 2nd from the right), Capt Nilson Ferreira Nunes Filho, is standing for election to the UK P&I Board in Tokyo on 26th October 2014.

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