Rickmers-Linie, the Hamburg-based specialist in the worldwide ocean transportation of breakbulk, heavylift and project cargo recently appointed an owner’s representative in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Celso H B Pavao assumes the role as Owner’s Representative – South America, with immediate effect.
Rickmers-Linie, launched its Westbound Round-The-World Service in March 2013, connecting areas of economic growth in Asia and South America and then on to North America. Mr Pavao, who will be based in Sao Paulo, is intended to meet the needs of the Line working with sales liaison agent Wilson, Sons Agência Marítima.
“We are extremely happy to have Mr Pavao join our team in South America. He brings a wealth of industry experience and local market expertise to Rickmers-Linie. As we grow our business in this important market Mr Pavao, along with Wilson, Sons, will be a valuable resource to our customers and to our worldwide Rickmers-Linie organisation.” said Robert Sappio, President of Rickmers-Linie Americas, based in Houston, Texas.
The monthly Westbound Round-the-World Service remains flexible calling at ports such as: Yokohama, Masan, Shanghai, Xingang, Singapore, Cape Town, Buenos Aires, Santos, Rio de Janeiro and Vitoria.