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Saturday, October 06, 2018

Port of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - Filipino Seaman Crew Change Guide & Port Information

Port of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Source: World Port Source
Located in Downtown neighborhood, the port of Rio de Janeiro is the third busiest port in Brazil. The port runs from the Maua Pier to the Wharf of the Cashew. It covers 7 thousand meters of wharf and a pier that extends 883 meters. The Rio port consists of the Maua Wharf, Wharf of Gamboa, Wharf of Are Cristovão, Wharf of the Cashew and the Terminal of Manguinhos.

Port Name      :  Rio de Janeiro
Country          :  Brazil

Nearest Airport (International) :  GIG (Galeão Airport) - Rio de Janeiro–Galeão International Airport


Estimated time of travel from airport to seaport: About 30 to 40 minutes away from the airport (without traffic)

Possible Flight Route: Sample Only

JOINING CREW - MANILA to GIG
VIA EMIRATES (EK)
FLIGHT#  ROUTE     ETD / ETA
EK  335  MNL/DXB   2325  0415+1
EK  247  DXB/GIG   0710  1430          

REPATRIATING CREW -GIG TO MANILA
VIA DELTA AIRLINES(DL)
FLIGHT#  ROUTE     ETD / ETA
DL  060  GIG/ATL   2200 0658+1
DL  295  ATL/NRT   1116 1435+1
DL  181  NRT/MNL   1600 1955           

LEGEND:
MNL - MANILA, PHILIPPINES
ATL -  ATLANTA, GA
NRT - TOKYO NARITA, JAPAN
GIG - RIO JANEIRO GIG, BRAZIL
DXB - DUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMI


Visa Requirement for Filipino Seaman / Seafarer: No visa required. OK TO BOARD & Guarantee Letter only.
Seaman´s Book and Passport is mandatory.

Important Note: 
1. OK To Board and Guarantee Letter must be in English and Portuguese language.
2. Crew / Seafarer must bring signed:
  • Confirmation of Seaman Traveling in Transit to Join Vessel
  • Seaman Confirmation of Brazilian Airports Regulations

For sample letter see related post on this blog:


Possible Crew Handling Agent:

Shipping Dept
ID Nextel: 104*77603
Direct line: +55 (21) 2102-9957
e-mail: operation.rjaneiro@wilsonsons.com.br


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NOTE: The purpose of this post is for immediate information only when conducting crew change or replacement of Filipino crew / seaman at Port of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. This is also for guidance of crewing officers, crewing manager & crew operation staff, especially for ship manning agent in the Philippines.   

Above information is based on collected data only. Please send inquiry to your crew handling agent for further updates. Please also share your updated information on the comments section.



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