Filipe Meira appointed chairman of ABRAN

Felipe Meira is appointed Chairman of ABRAN - Norwegian Shipowners' Association Brazil

"It is important for me to work with NSA, our members and all other actors in the maritime cluster to ensure that the maritime industry in Brazil overcomes challenging times," says Meira.

"Norwegian shipping companies in Brazil are a key part of the solution to the opportunities and challenges ahead. The shipping sector represents a very important element of our economy, creating jobs and contributing to the development of our Country", Meira says.

“The Norwegian shipping companies make up a strong driving force in the maritime industry, in Brazil. Until 2030, the Ocean Economy will grow substantially and the resources in the ocean will be a key contribution to addressing some of the major challenges in the world related to energy, food production and transportation of goods in an environmentally friendly way. The legal and regulatory framework conditions for the industry will be crucial to ensure good and healthy competitive power”.

Felipe Meira has been Vice President of ABRAN since 2013 and is the Managing Director of SolstadFarstad Shipping Brazil.