Transpetro Launches Third PROMEF Ship

By Tracy Woodley, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Petrobras Transporte S.A. (Transpetro), a subsidiary of Petrobras responsible for the transportation of petroleum and natural gas, received a new product shipment vessel this morning in concordance with the company’s Fleet Expansion and Modernization Program (PROMEF). The ship, named after Brazilian historian Sérgio Buarque de Holanda, was unveiled at a ceremony in Rio, and is one of the 49 vessels that has been ordered by Transpetro in the port of Niterói.

The vessel, which spans 83 . . .

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