Friday, December 11, 2020
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Brazil Prosecutors Sue Maersk and Others Alleging Corruption

By Gram Slattery and Sabrina Valle RIO DE JANEIRO, Dec 11 (Reuters) – Federal prosecutors in Brazil filed a civil lawsuit against Danish shipping company Maersk and former executives representing the firm...

December 11, 2020
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Tuesday, August 18, 2020
Amazon River Tribe Blocks Ports

Indigenous Tribe Blocks Amazon River Ports To Prevent The Spread Of COVID-19

by Lucas Landau (Reuters) Members of the Kayapó indigenous tribe had blocked the route in center-west Brazil on Monday, protesting against a lack of government protection from the coronavirus pandemic...

August 18, 2020
Total Views: 12

Wednesday, August 12, 2020
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Maritime News

Port Logjam in Brazil Signals China’s Return to Sugar Market

By Fabiana Batista and Marvin G. Perez (Bloomberg) –Chinese demand for sugar is finally showing signs of life after Beijing ended massive import tariffs. Brazil, the largest exporter of the...

August 12, 2020
Total Views: 40

Thursday, July 23, 2020
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Shell Drills Dry Hole Offshore Brazil, Dimming Hope for Brazilian Oil

By Peter Millard (Bloomberg) –Royal Dutch Shell Plc has just drilled a dry hole in Brazil’s premier offshore region, a sign state-controlled Petrobras may have already grabbed the best oil...

July 23, 2020
Total Views: 44

Monday, July 13, 2020

Brazil’s Offshore Oil Workers Face Coronavirus Outbreaks

By Gram Slattery RIO DE JANEIRO, July 13 (Reuters) – On Friday, May 1, two workers on the PXA-1 offshore platform owned by Brazil’s state-run oil company Petrobras checked into...

July 13, 2020
Total Views: 10

Tuesday, May 26, 2020
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Offshore News

Brazil’s Offshore Oil and Gas Industry Facing Coronavirus Outbreaks

By Gram Slattery and Marta Nogueira RIO DE JANEIRO, May 26 (Reuters) – Norway’s Equinor ASA , Brazil’s Dommo Energia SA and Anglo-French firm Perenco are among at least six...

May 26, 2020
Total Views: 5

Tuesday, May 12, 2020
Maritime News

Workers Start to Fall Ill at Brazil’s Busiest Port

By Fabiana Batista (Bloomberg) –Brazilian port workers are starting to fall ill as the coronavirus pandemic reaches one of Latin America’s busiest shipping hubs. At least three privately-run terminals that...

May 12, 2020
Total Views: 13

Wednesday, May 6, 2020
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Maritime News

Ships Line Up at Brazil Sugar Terminals Signaling Bounce in Commodity Demand

(Bloomberg) — In Brazil, the world’s top sugar producer, the queue for ships to export the commodity is lengthening in a bullish sign that the biggest supplies ever linked to...

May 6, 2020
Total Views: 15

Thursday, March 5, 2020
Maritime News

Soy Vessel Stranded in Brazil After ‘Problem’ During Maneuvering

SAO PAULO, March 5 (Reuters) – The vessel Aeolian Grace, loaded with some 65,000 tonnes of soybeans, has been stranded in Brazil’s São Francisco do Sul port since Wednesday, authorities...

March 5, 2020
Total Views: 15

Monday, December 9, 2019
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Offshore News

Brazil Will Drill Massive Oil Find Despite Climate Concerns

By Jake Spring MADRID, Dec 9 (Reuters) – Brazil will push to expand oil drilling in its massive “pre-salt” oil and gas area off its coast in spite of growing...

December 9, 2019
Total Views: 2

Thursday, November 7, 2019
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Maritime News

Big Oil Stuns Brazil in Back-to-Back Auction Flops

By Marianna Parraga, Gram Slattery and Marta Nogueira RIO DE JANEIRO, Nov 7 (Reuters) – Major global oil firms snubbed a second Brazilian oil auction in a row on Thursday,...

November 7, 2019
Total Views: 2

Wednesday, November 6, 2019
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Offshore News

Brazil’s Biggest-Ever Oil Auction a ‘Total Disaster’ as Bidders Stay Away

By Sabrina Valle, Peter Millard and Luiza Ferraz (Bloomberg) –Brazil’s largest-ever auction of oil deposits flopped, sending the real tumbling, after state-controlled Petroleo Brasileiro SA did most of the bidding...

November 6, 2019
Total Views: 3

Friday, November 1, 2019
Maritime News

Brazil ID’s Greek Ship Responsible for Mystery Oil Spill

By Ricardo Brito BRASILIA, Nov 1 (Reuters) – Brazilian investigators said on Friday a Greek-flagged ship carrying Venezuelan crude was the source of oil tarring thousands of kilometers of coastline over...

November 1, 2019
Total Views: 15

Thursday, October 31, 2019
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Offshore News

Exxon May Take a Pass on Brazil’s Top Deepwater Oil Discovery

By Peter Millard (Bloomberg) –Exxon Mobil Corp. could take a pass on what it considers the world’s top deep-water oil discovery when Brazil puts the giant Buzios field up for...

October 31, 2019
Total Views: 4

Friday, October 25, 2019
Brazilian army soldiers and residents work to remove an oil spill on Itapuama Beach in Cabo de Santo Agostinho
Maritime News

A Mysterious Oil Spill Has Been Washing Up in Brazil for Months

By Jake Spring and Marta Nogueira BRASILIA/RIO DE JANEIRO, Oct 24 (Reuters) – A thick sludge of crude oil has been washing up on vast stretches of Brazil’s coast for...

October 25, 2019
Total Views: 7

Tuesday, April 2, 2019
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Maritime News

Brazilian Port Operators Seeking Ways to Reduce Panama Canal Tariffs

By Ana Mano SAO PAULO, April 2 (Reuters) – Brazilian port operators including units of global grain traders Cargill Ltd and Bunge Ltd will unveil a proposal this week to lower...

April 2, 2019
Total Views: 4

Monday, February 11, 2019
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Maritime News

Fall of Fugitive `Batman’ Puts Global Oil Trading on the Spot

By Sabrina Valle and Lucia Kassai (Bloomberg) — To his friends, Rodrigo Berkowitz lived within his means in a rented house in the suburbs of Houston. The former oil trader for state-controlled...

February 11, 2019
Total Views: 6

Wednesday, November 28, 2018
Maritime News

Unreported Tanker Collision in Brazil Reveals Offshore Regulatory Gaps

By Alexandra Alper and Marianna Parraga RIO DE JANEIRO, Nov 28 (Reuters) – Brazil has more than doubled the number of risky ship-to-ship oil transfers this year, but its monitoring...

November 28, 2018
Total Views: 3

Tuesday, October 30, 2018
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Offshore News

Brazil’s New President Set for Offshore Oil Windfall

By Sabrina Valle (Bloomberg) — Brazil’s President-elect Jair Bolsonaro is staring at an oil windfall. After a decade of stagnant production, Brazil’s offshore mega-projects are about to deliver a double...

October 30, 2018
Total Views: 2

Friday, October 19, 2018
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Maritime News

Exxon Makes Major Bet on Brazil as Petrobras Eases Its Grip

By Sabrina Valle and Kevin Crowley (Bloomberg) — In a single year, Exxon Mobil Corp. has gone from being a tiny bit player in Brazil to the second-largest holder of oil exploration...

October 19, 2018
Total Views: 2