15 April, 2015 – Leading classification society ClassNK (Chairman and President: Noboru Ueda) announced that it has established a new exclusive survey office in Belem, Brazil.
Located on the northeast coast of Brazil adjacent to the Para River, Belem is the second largest city in the northern Brazil. The entrance gate to the Amazon River, Belem also has one of the largest ports in the region. The Belem Office will operate alongside ClassNK’s two other exclusive survey offices in Brazil located in Rio de Janeiro and Santos. The strategic positioning of the Belem Office will allow ClassNK to swiftly respond to clients across the northeast region of the continent and dispatch surveyors where they are needed without delay.
With the establishment of the Belem Office, ClassNK now operates a global service network of 130 exclusive survey offices.