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Portuguese to English: DECREE-LAW (decreto-lei)
Source text - Portuguese O Decreto-Lei n.º 555/99, de 16 de Dezembro, que aprovou o novo regime jurídico da urbanização e da edificação, remete a indicação dos elementos instrutores dos pedidos de realização de operações urbanísticas para portaria.
Translation - English Decree-law # 555/99 of December 16, which approved the new legal framework for urbanization and construction, relates to the indication of instructional elements on the urbanistic operational orders for the directive.
Other - Michigan Proficiency in U.S. English
Years of translation experience: 29. Registered at ProZ.com: Apr 2003. Became a member: Jul 2005.
I am freelancer with extensive travelling experience, added to rich cultural and technical background.
I was born in Brazil of Dutch father and French ancestry, having studied at an American school outside Brazil for 7 years of my early and late teens next to a hydro power plant. Held more than 20 years of managerial position in major container shipping line.
Basically speaking, this is my profile:
1- Two mother tongues (UsEN and BrPT) with certified mastery of US/UK/CA English and good command of any Spanish or EuPT (spent considerable time in Portugal).
2- Four language combinations: PT/EN, SP/EN, EN/BrPT, EuPT/BrPT
3- Experience in almost all branches of knowledge thanks to my +25 years work experience (since 1990) also in sworn translation. Also medical claim reports with certification from U.S. health plan/ insurance related agency.
4- Two years in Electromechanical engineering with focus on Power Generation.
5-Use of common CAT tools: SDL STUDIO 2019, Trados, MemoQ, Cloud-based MateCAT.
6- Flexible rates ranging $0.05 -0.10$ per word depending on projects, deadlines, payment terms and regular work flow.
For more information, please see my CV downloadable from this site, where registered >15 years ago.
Following main areas: Government biddings, power generation, engineering, information technology, aviation, maritime shipping, foreign trade, legal matters, finance and economy, medicine in general.
Bear in mind Brazilian time zone GMT-3 and not reading e-mails 24 x 7 but checking regularly.
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