Regional Focus

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A VP for Central and South America

In a regional by-election, the International Association of Ports and Harbors (IAPH) members of the Central and South America region chose Vinicius Patel, director of port administration at Porto do Açu (Brazil), as its new vice-president.


Patel comes with more than fifteen years of experience in the port, oil and gas and logistics industries. He has worked as a senior executive in companies such as Braskem and Gran Energia and joined the Prumo Group in 2017 to help set up Dome Serviços Integrados, a joint venture between Prumo Logística and Gran Energia focused on sub-sea infrastructure for the oil and gas industry.


Patel has been port administration director at Porto do Açu since 2019, in charge of maritime management, infrastructure, quality, health, environment, safety and institutional relations at the port. (cj)




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