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17 February 2016
On November 16 2015 Brazil and Norway signed a memorandum of understanding in order to expand and enhance their cooperation in relation to maritime transport.
The memorandum lists the following areas of maritime transport as areas for cooperation:
According to the memorandum, cooperation between the countries will be achieved through:
The establishment of a coordination committee has already been scheduled. This committee will meet regularly to define future activities and evaluate the progress and results of the memorandum. The Foreign Ministry, the Ministry of Transport, the Navy and the National Agency for Waterway Transportation will act as the Brazilian representatives in the coordination committee.
The memorandum came into force as of its date of signature and will remain in force until further notice. It can be terminated at any time as long as six months' prior notice is provided.
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