Mapamar

MAPAMAR is one of the leading engineering and commercial groups serving the Brazilian and international maritime trade. The head office and main workshop are located in the port area of Rio de Janeiro and we have branches in Vitoria and Rio Grande.

MAPAMAR is owned and running by Mr. Castello Branco, mechanical engineer (16 years as Germanischer Lloyd nonexclusive surveyor and ex managing director at ENAVI Shipyard), naval architects, marine engineers, technicians and captains.

Main activities:
•  SHIPCHANDLERS (ISSA MEMBER)
MAPAMAR has a strong performance as a shipchandler in the ports of Rio de Janeiro,
Sepetiba, Angra dos Reis, Vitoria (all terminals), Rio Grande and Salvador (through their
Sister Company). They supply reliable products with competitive prices. Almost without exception they can take care of all shipboard necessities, such as: provision + cabin + deck + engine.
•  CONSULTANCY SERVICES in marine engineering and naval architecture such as: ship design and construction, repairs specification, supervision of repairs and dry-docks, hull and machinery surveys, classification records examination, condition and pre purchase inspections.
•  LIFE BOAT AND DAVIT AUTHORIZED SERVICE according SOLAS, chapter iii, MSC circ. 1206
•  WATER BAGS FOR CRANE´S OVERLOAD TEST
•  COMPLETE TOPSIDE REPAIRS AND ENGINE WORK in most Brazilian ports: steel and pipe works (certified welders), full machine and electrical services, including motor / generator rewinding, main / auxiliary engine repairs (including injectors overhauling), boiler and coolers retubing, pump and compressor repairs, ultrasonic gauging (approved by class societies)
•  REPRESENTATIVES IN BRAZIL FOR: international register of shipping – IRS CLASS SOCIETY, SIERRA LEONE FLAG, IMC IHI MARINE CO. (ISHIKAWAJIMA HARIMA INDUSTRIES), AC PLUS MARINE INC (HYBERBARIC CHAMBERS, BELLS, SATURATED SYSTEMS), UMBILICALS INC, AALMAR SURVEYORS (CONDITION / PRE PURCHASE SURVEYS / LONDON– UK)

WE OPPERATE ON A 24/7 BASIS
We also offer customs clearance at Rio airport and delivery of goods throughout Rio de Janeiro, Vitoria, São Sebastião and Santos.