Rio Port May Lose Millions from 2016 Olympic Trial Races

By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter

SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Although the 2016 Olympics are still two years away, trial test races for the upcoming games are already disrupting Rio de Janeiro’s port and are likely to cause million-dollar losses says Andre de Seixas, director at IRO-Log, a logistics company which operates in Rio de Janeiro.

The financial loss, insists Seixas, is due to restrictions imposed by the Capitania dos Portos do Rio de Janeiro (Rio de Janeiro Port Authority), because of a trial sailing international regatta being held in Guanabara Bay sponsored by the

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