Promoted by Hamburg Süd in Centro Cultural Correios in São Paulo, exhibition tells the story of the ship owner in long-distance navigation between Brazil and Europe.
São Paulo, November 2013 - To celebrate the Year of Brazil-Germany from 2013 to 2014 and the 125th anniversary of Dom Pedro II authorization for Hamburg Süd operate in Brazilian waters , the German playmaker is hosting an exhibition from November 9 to January 06 2014, at Centro Cultural Correios in São Paulo Post.
The exhibition tells a little of Hamburg Süd 's participation in the relationship between the two countries, since it was responsible for a long time, for post by shipping - there was a post office within the ships - and the arrival of thousands of German immigrants to Brazil, throughout the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.
The exhibition features displays on the history of the ship owner, a historical video and other film specially developed to address the friendship between the two countries, and two models of ships Cap Arcona and Cap San Agustin. The first one brought German immigrants to Brazil, while Cap San Agustin is a modern container ship. The exhibition also has historical posters of the company and a terminal for consultation to the collection of lists of German passengers who embarked at the port of Hamburg.
The curator of the exhibition " Brazil - Germany: A centennial history told by the Sea" is under the responsibility of the museologist Carsten Jordan.
The exhibition was possible by the conception and management of IP Desenvolvimento Empresarial e Institucional.
About Hamburg Süd
Founded in 1871, Hamburg Süd is one of the largest groups operating in maritime and is present in the Americas, Europe, Africa, Asia and Oceania, either directly or through affiliates. Hamburg Süd, acquired by the Oetker Group at the end of the 40s, is also a leading expert in the transportation of frozen and refrigerated cargoes.
In 2012, the company handled 3.3 million TEUs. The increased flow of goods concentrated in Argentina and Brazil passages for Europe. On this route, the products are transported coffee, tobacco, auto, beef, chicken and fruit. Appear on the reverse route chemicals and auto parts.