On November 11, 2019, a notice of public hearing No. 14/2019 of the Brazilian National Agency of Waterway Transportation (ANTAQ) was published.

The public hearing will be held on December 10, 2019, at 3:00 p.m. in the auditorium of ANTAQ's headquarters. The purpose of this hearing is to obtain comments on the proposal to amend Normative Resolution No. 18-ANTAQ/2017, which provides for the rights and duties of users, intermediary agents and companies operating in maritime support, port support, cabotage and in long-haul navigations.

Comments can be sent electronically to ANTAQ until January 2, 2020.

Our team is available to provide further information on this public hearing.

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