Working languages:
Portuguese to English
English to Portuguese

Andrew Hunt
Native English speaker living in Brazil

S�o Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
Local time: 22:50 BRT (GMT-3)

Native in: English 
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Services Translation, Editing/proofreading, Website localization, Software localization, Voiceover (dubbing), MT post-editing, Transcription
Expertise
Specializes in:
Chemistry; Chem Sci/EngInsurance
Ships, Sailing, MaritimeTransport / Transportation / Shipping
IT (Information Technology)Law: Contract(s)
Automotive / Cars & TrucksEngineering (general)
Law (general)Marketing / Market Research

Rates
Portuguese to English - Rates: 0.07 - 0.12 USD per word / 25 - 30 USD per hour
English to Portuguese - Rates: 0.07 - 0.12 USD per word / 25 - 30 USD per hour
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Portfolio Sample translations submitted: 7
Experience Years of translation experience: 34. Registered at ProZ.com: Oct 2009.
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Software Adobe Acrobat, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, memoQ, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office Pro, Microsoft Word, OmegaT, AlignAssist, Comparator, Olifant, Xbench, Powerpoint, SDL TRADOS, Wordfast
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Bio
BRIEF PERSONNAL RESUME


FORMATIVE YEARS

Being of a rather rebelleous nature when I was young, it was decided that I attend a Naval Training College in Southern England until I was 15 years old.

PROFFESIONAL SEA-GOING CAREER

20 years sea going experience, starting as a deck apprentice in The British Merchant Navy and ending up as captain with United Arab Shipping Co. During this time I obtained my master mariners foreign going certificate as well as a Bsc. in Nautical Science. Serving in a wide variety of trades, from passenger liners, to bulk carriers, container ships and tramp cargo vessels


PROFFESIONAL SHORE APPOINTMENTS

· 1981 – I spent one year at Hyundai Shipyard in Korea, as New Building Supt., for United Arab Shipping Co.
· 1982 – My company sent me to Brazil to assist in starting up a regular liner service between Brazil and Argentina to The Middle East. I was responsible for setting up port agencies, port operations, stevedoring contracts, ship repairers, victualling, and organizing a marketing network, to name but a few of my roles.
· 1990 – I spent two years in ship and cargo brokerage, based in Sao Paulo.
· 1991 – I was head hunted by a large Brazilian shipping agency, also based in Sao Paulo, to be the commercial manager for a large Japanese Shipping Company, responsible for overseeing, their reefer, container, bulk and car carrier services.
· 2001/2009 – Not so much by design but more through inheritance I became the joint owner and director of a large veterinary service in Itiam Bibi, Sao Paulo. Running a “microempresa” was interesting but a very steep learning curve for me, especially in the area of Labor Law.

GENERAL COMMENTS

It is my present intention to work with translations, to supply an efficient and timely service to a select client base, I have had many years experience of doing Portuguese/English translations, many legal, contractual and general financial requirements when I was working in shipping, as well as projects for port privatisation schemes and more recently I have done several translations for the legal representatives of a hospital and church network, (Financing and importation of technical equipment etc), as well as some technical translations for Dept of Health in Taubaté, SP,Brazil. This is in addition to a lot of technical projects on the Brazilian off-shore Oil & Gas industry (Technical, nautical, and environmental)

INTERESTS AND HOBBIES

Sport is still very big on my list; I still play rugby regularly, as well as rowing, and squash.
My great love (or rather illness!) is restoring old cars; I have two Jaguar MK IIs in England.

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Top languages (PRO)
Portuguese to English81
English to Portuguese60
Top general fields (PRO)
Tech/Engineering61
Law/Patents36
Other32
Bus/Financial12
Top specific fields (PRO)
Ships, Sailing, Maritime52
Transport / Transportation / Shipping16
Law (general)16
Construction / Civil Engineering14
Insurance8
Petroleum Eng/Sci8
Law: Contract(s)8
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