FGV pays tribute to the Commander of the Navy for partnership in submarine construction project
Fundação Getulio Vargas honored the Commander of the Brazilian Navy, Admiral Eduardo Bacellar Leal Ferreira, for services rendered to the Armed Forces and to Brazil. The Commander was welcomed by the President of FGV, professor Carlos Ivan Simonsen Leal, and by the deans and directors in the Great Hall of FGV’s Main Office.
The ceremony was also attended by the Vice President of FGV, Sergio Franklin Quintella; a member of the Board of Directors, Lindolpho Dias; deans and directors Bianor Cavalcanti (FGV’s International Affairs Division (DINT)), Sérgio Guerra (FGV’s Rio de Janeiro Law School (Direito Rio)), Antonio Freitas (FGV’s Office of the Provost), Flavio Vasconcellos (FGV’s Brazilian School of Public and Business Administration (EBAPE)), Rubens Mario Wachholz (FGV’s Educational Development Institute (IDE)), Cesar Camacho (FGV’s School of Applied Mathematics (EMAp)), Marcelo Neri (FGV Social – Center for Social Policy); professors Irapoan Cavalcanti, Ricardo Simonsen, Sergio Gustavo Silveira da Costa, Admiral Anatalício Risden, Rear Admiral Agostinho Santos do Couto and Commander Cleber Siqueira.
FGV and the Brazilian Navy have been partners in various programs and initiatives ranging from professional training to technical advice for methodological development and strategic project monitoring.
FGV Projetos is a Brazilian Navy partner in the Submarine Development Program (PROSUB) for the construction of one nuclear and four conventional submarines. The initiative also involves the construction of a complex spanning 540,000 square meters located in Sepetiba Bay, in the city of Itaguaí, state of Rio de Janeiro, where the submarines are being built.
The monitoring and supervision of the project and of the naval facilities were assigned to the Navy Civil Construction Directorate (DOCM), and FGV Projetos was initially in charge of developing and implementing a project compliance analysis model and providing advice on activities involving financial execution, strategic project monitoring and the training of technical experts for applying the developed methodology. Continuing this partnership, FGV received a request to provide complementary support work to PROSUB.
The first submarine, christened Riachuelo, was launched on December 14, attended by the country’s key public officials.