BRATECC | Number 24 - September 2021
September 2021 Newsletter
BRATECC's President and Executive Director
were received at the Brazilian Ministry of Infrastructure
Our President, Ulisses Sperandio, and Executive Director, Cid Silveira, were received at the Brazilian Ministry of Infrastructure in Brasília by the Minister of Infrastructure, Tarcisio Freitas, who was honored with an award from the Chamber.
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BRATECC members enjoy 15% OFF
on main dining meals at Fogo de Chão
BRATECC Members are invited to enjoy an exclusive discount of 15% OFF on main dining meals at Restaurant, Fogo de Chão.

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Featured Member: Edison Chouest Offshore
BRATECC’s newest Contributing member, Edison Chouest Offshore, was founded as Edison Chouest Boat Rental in Galliano, Louisiana, in 1960. The Edison Chouest Offshore companies (ECO) are recognized today as the most diverse and dynamic marine transportation solution providers in the world. ECO operates a growing fleet of well over 300 vessels, ranging from 87 to over 525 feet in length, serving an expanding global customer base. Staying on the forefront of new technologies is an integral part of the Chouest business plan, as evidenced by recent advances in the areas of subsea support, integrated bridge systems and global communications. The ability to design, build, own, and operate diverse, high-capacity and technologically superior vessels has made ECO an unrivaled leader in the maritime industry. Edison Chouest Offshore group of Companies is also viewed as an integrated Service Solution provider, combining vessels, ports, logistics, subsea construction (engineering, ROV, light well intervention, IMR, AUV and ROV), Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning (digitalization), carbon emission reduction and offshore wind (renewable industry) as one stop shop solution.
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Monthly News
U.S. to Lift Pandemic Travel Restrictions
"The halt to the 18-month ban on travel from 33 countries, including members of the European Union, China, Iran, South Africa, Brazil and India, could help rejuvenate a U.S. tourism industry that has been crippled by the pandemic."

United Airlines says 97% of U.S. employees have been vaccinated against COVID-19
"United Airlines says more than 97% of its U.S.-based employees are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 now that there is less than a week before a deadline to get the shots or get fired.”

EUA reabrirão em novembro para viajantes estrangeiros, incluindo brasileiros
"Os Estados Unidos vão permitir no início de novembro a entrada de passageiros aéreos vindos de Brasil, China, Índia, Reino Unido e a maioria dos países europeus que receberam vacinas contra Covid-19, disse a Casa Branca, amenizando algumas das restrições de viagens aplicadas no início do ano passado."

U.S. donates emergency communications equipment to prevent and fight forest fires in the MS
"Reflecting the U.S. commitment to combating climate change, and in support of the Comprehensive Fire Management Plan in the Pantanal, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) will donate emergency communication equipment for fire prevention and fighting to the government of Mato Grosso do Sul (MS)."

ExxonMobil Introduces EMRD™, a Renewable Diesel Process Technology to Enable High Yields from Bio-Feedstocks
"ExxonMobil Catalysts and Licensing LLC (“ExxonMobil”) has introduced ExxonMobil Renewable Diesel process technology (“EMRD”) to help meet the evolving needs for mobility, while utilizing renewable feedstock. This new process technology converts feedstocks including, but not limited to, vegetable oils, unconverted cooking oil and animal fats, into renewable diesel."

Bento Albuquerque se reúne com Secretária de Energia dos Estados Unidos
“O Ministro Bento Albuquerque reuniu-se com a Secretária de Energia dos Estados Unidos, Jennifer Granholm, durante a 65ª Conferência-Geral da Agência Internacional de Energia Atômica em Viena, Áustria."

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