Following the pre-salt exploration market Brasil is dedicated toward finding partners and investors with emphasis in the area of offshore semisubmersible rigs and support vessels. These are areas where Thrustmaster excel. By providing both, full engineering services and the entire manufacturing process of dynamic positioning thrusters and systems, vessel and rig owners .
Thrustmaster President Joe Bekker attended the Brasil Offshore Show in Macae, Rio de Janerio in June of 2011. It is well pointed out in some of these interviews from Upstream Online.com that there is a strong connection between Brasil and the Houston energy sector. This exhibition brought in 45% more visitors leading the show organizers to commit the venue for the next 10 years. Thrustmaster has already started planning for the next show.
Thrustmaster’s stand was managed out of the Houston office under the guidance of Wim LaMaitre, General Manager and Regina Brito of our Thrustmaster do Brasil, Ltda. office.