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  • 8 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Two workers drowned yesterday after a part of a pier at a Brazilian oil terminal operated by Petrobras gave way and the scaffolding they were tied to collapsed into the sea, Brazil’s union of petroleum workers reports. The workers identified as Alex Vieira Ribeiro (39), and Oseias Damasceno Soares (27), were erecting the scaffolding at Transpetro’s Barra do Riacho Terminal in […]

  • 8 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Two workers drowned yesterday after a part of a pier at a Brazilian oil terminal operated by Petrobras gave way and the scaffolding they were tied to collapsed into the sea, Brazil’s union of petroleum workers reports. The workers identified as Alex Vieira Ribeiro (39), and Oseias Damasceno Soares (27), were erecting the scaffolding at Transpetro’s Barra do Riacho Terminal in […]

  • 29 May 2013

    MAN Diesel & Turbo representatives attended the delivery ceremony of the Suezmax tanker ‘Zumbi dos Palmares’ on 20 May, 2013. Powered by an MAN B&W 6S70ME-C type prime mover and 3 × MAN 7L23/30H auxiliary engines, the vessel is the second ship built by Estaleiro Atlantico Sul (EAS) stemming from the Brazilian Government’s PROMEF shipbuilding […]

  • 24 May 2013

    Last Wednesday (May 22), Petrobras’ subsidiary Transpetro signed the addenda for the resumption of the Purchase and Sale agreement for 12 vessels commissioned from the Atlântico Sul Shipyard (EAS), which had been suspended since May 2012. The shipyard has met all of Transpetro’s requirements in order to continue building the vessels, which are part of the […]

  • 21 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    On April 23, Sincronia, SSI’s representative for ShipConstructor software in Brazil, is sponsoring the first seminar focused on the shipbuilding and offshore construction cluster in the state of Pernambuco. Estaleiro Atlântico Sul and the American Bureau of Shipping are co-sponsors of this event which has been organized by SOBENA (Society of Brazilian Naval Engineers), in […]

  • 15 July 2012

      Transpetro recently received the product tanker Sérgio Buarque de Holanda, the third vessel from the Fleet Modernization and Expansion Program (Promef). At 183 meters long and with capacity to transport 56 million liters of fuel, this is the 200th ship to be built by the Mauá Shipyard Niterói (RJ), the birthplace of the Brazilian […]

  • 27 January 2012
    Business & Finance

    Transpetro reports that an oil spill was detected yesterday at the Terminal Osorio in Tramandaí (RS) during unloading operations of a ship. Teams and Transpetro Environmental Defense Center (ADC) were immediately triggered to begin work on the containment and removal of the product. The causes of the incident are being investigated by the Company and […]

  • 14 September 2011

    Brazil’s President, Dilma Rousseff, took part in the laying of the cornerstone for the Rio Tietê Shipyard this Tuesday (13) in Araçatuba, São Paulo. Orders placed under Transpetro’s Promef Waterway program made the yard feasible. The program is a milestone in Brazilian ethanol logistics, as it will make widespread use of the Tietê-Paraná Waterway to […]

  • 29 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    Brazil’s oil and gas transportation company Transpetro, a subsidiary of Petrobras, has decided to abandon orders for seven seven dynamic positioning ships which were placed at its compatriot shipbuilder Atlantico Sul Shipyard (EAS), local media reported. Valued at USD 1.22 billion, the orders were for the construction of four Suezmax and three Aframax vessels. Furthermore, the company […]

  • 24 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Last Wednesday (May 22), Petrobras’ subsidiary Transpetro signed the addendum for the resumption of the Purchase and Sale agreements for 12 vessels commissioned from the Atlântico Sul Shipyard (EAS), which had been suspended since May 2012. The shipyard has met all of the company’s requirements in order to continue building the vessels, which are part […]

  • 29 April 2011

    The construction of the first of the three bunker-type ships ordered by the Fleet Modernization and Expansion Program (Promef) began on April 26, by the shipyard Superpesa, in Rio de Janeiro. The start of the works, celebrated with the cutting of the first steel plate, is Superpesa’s premiere in Promef, which already mobilizes the shipyards […]

  • 10 June 2012

    Transpetro has decided to fine the Atlântico Sul Shipyard (EAS) for the delay in the delivery of the João Cândido oil tanker. The value of the fine is being evaluated in accordance with the clauses of the purchase contract for the ship, which is part of an order of 10 Suezmax vessels made to the […]

  • 11 June 2012
    Business & Finance

    Transpetro has decided to fine the Atlântico Sul Shipyard (EAS) for the delay in the delivery of the João Cândido oil tanker. The value of the fine is being evaluated in accordance with the clauses of the purchase contract for the ship, which is part of an order of 10 Suezmax vessels made to the […]

  • 29 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    MAN Diesel & Turbo representatives attended the delivery ceremony of the Suezmax tanker ‘Zumbi dos Palmares’ on 20 May, 2013. Powered by an MAN B&W 6S70ME-C type prime mover and 3 × MAN 7L23/30H auxiliary engines, the vessel is the second ship built by Estaleiro Atlantico Sul (EAS) stemming from the Brazilian Government’s PROMEF shipbuilding […]

  • 4 June 2012

    Transpetro confirmed that it has suspended the execution of the Contracts for Purchase and Sale of 22 oil tankers ordered from the Atlântico Sul Shipyard (EAS) under the Company Fleet Modernization and Expansion Program (Promef). The contracts will remain suspended until August 30th 2012, in which time the EAS will have to prove compliance with […]

  • 4 June 2012
    Business & Finance

    Transpetro confirmed that it has suspended the execution of the Contracts for Purchase and Sale of 22 oil tankers ordered from the Atlântico Sul Shipyard (EAS) under the Company Fleet Modernization and Expansion Program (Promef). The contracts will remain suspended until August 30th 2012, in which time the EAS will have to prove compliance with […]

  • 3 April 2012

    On Saturday March 31st Atlantico Sul Shipyard (EAS) started the sea trails for the Suezmax tanker Joao Candido, built for Transpetro. The time period planned for the sea trials is two weeks. “At the end of sea trials, João Cândido will return to EAS for final adjustments and will be made for delivery to Transpetro,” […]

  • 22 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    With relation to the Contracts of Purchase and Sale of ships, entered into with the South Atlantic Shipyard (Estaleiro Atlântico Sul – EAS), in connection with the Fleet Modernization and Expansion Program (Promef), Transpetro reports that: 1) The EAS complied with the conditions contained in the Addendum which suspended the construction contracts of 4 of […]

  • 14 July 2006

    Transpetro, the transport arm of Brazil’s federal energy company Petrobras (NYSE: PBR), has awarded the Atl

  • 11 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    Norwegian shipbuilder and ship designer Vard Holdings Limited delivered the first vessel built by the company’s newest shipyard, Vard Promar in Brazil, on January 8, 2016. Featuring a capacity of 7,000 m3, the fully pressurized liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) carrier, named Barbosa Lima Sobrinho, is the second in a series to be delivered to tanker shipping company Petrobras Transporte […]

  • 14 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    Tanker shipping company Petrobras Transportes S.A. (Transpetro), a logistics arm of Brazilian state-run energy group Petrobras, has terminated the contracts for two Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) carriers on order from Vard Promar S.A., a 50.5% owned indirect subsidiary of Vard Holdings. The vessels in question are the last two of a series of eight LPG carriers […]

  • 15 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The NGOs and trade unions have criticized the shipbreaking practices of Transpetro, a part of Brazil-based Petrobras, which sent more than twenty vessels to the beaches of India and Pakistan in the last five years. In an official letter sent on June 2, 2017 to Transpetro, Severino Almeida, president of Brazilian CONTTMAF trade union federation and its member SINDMAR, expressed […]