The sixth boro has its KVK with businesses providing vessel maintenance. Rio has its strait just south of Ilha do Caju, within Niteroi, where Thor Supplier is now exiting. The large yellow letters on the hillside to the left say “estaleiro maua,” a shipyard since 1845 and recently reborn thanks to the petroleum industry in the Campos Basin.
Thor Supplier heads for an opening in the eight-mile bridge. In the distance beyond Thor Supplier is Pelicano 1, a huge floating crane.
Since I arrived here, Hai Yang Shi You 278
has offloaded and sailed off to parts unknown.