Simwave Welcomes Cinthya Lopes
Cinthya Lopes has joined Simwave, the maritime simulation centre in Rotterdam, as simulator operator. Prior to joining Simwave she worked in a variety of roles in the field of maritime training at the Brazilian Navy and Kongsberg.
After finishing her studies in her home country of Brazil at the Merchant Marine Academy, Cinthya completed her Post Graduate Program in Conference Interpretation at PUC Rio. Cinthya started her career as a Navigation Officer at Norsul Shipping Company. She developed her skills as a Deck Officer and Dynamic Positioning Operator in the offshore field at different companies, such as Maersk.
In 2006 Cinthya joined the Brazilian Navy Simulation Team in the role of DP Officer and Instructor. In 2011 she started at Kongsberg in Brazil as a DP Instructor and took on new challenges as an Area Sales Manager. In 2015 she specialized as a Crewing Controller at OSM.
Cinthya is the President of SOBRAMAM – Brazilian Merchant Marine Society. A scientific technical society aimed to enhance Brazilian Merchant Marine force. From 2014 – 2017 Cinthya was Competence and Training representative for South America at IMCA (International Maritime Contractors Association), in 2017 she was IMCA South America Branch Vice-Chairman. “Cinthya is an expert in her field and with her extended knowledge of the Kongsberg simulators a definite asset to the Simwave team,” comments Marcel Kind, Managing Director of Simwave.
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