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Friday, May 17, 2024
FILE PHOTO: A drone shows flooded streets at the centre of Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil, May 7, 2024. REUTERS/Diego Vara/File Photo
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Flooding Slows Cargo Movement at Brazil’s Rio Grande Port

By Roberto Samora and Ana Mano SAO PAULO, May 17 (Reuters) – The Rio Grande port authority said the impact of excess rains and heavy

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Tuesday, May 7, 2024
A drone view shows a flooded city center after people were evacuated in Porto Alegre, in Rio Grande do Sul state, Brazil, May 5, 2024. REUTERS/Renan Mattos
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Flooding Impacts Hit Brazil Grain Port

By Roberto Samora and Ana Mano SAO PAULO, May 7 (Reuters) – Heavy flooding in southern Brazil has hit food storage facilities in lower areas

May 7, 2024
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Thursday, April 11, 2024
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News

Petrobras Offshore Spending Spree Fuels Rally in Oil-Rig Bonds

(Bloomberg) — Constellation Oil Services Holding SA’s bondholders are reaping a windfall due to increased demand for the company’s offshore rigs from

April 11, 2024
Total Views: 302

Monday, April 1, 2024
Drillship Offshore Brazil
Offshore

MODEC Secures FEED Contract for Shell’s Gato do Mato FPSO Project in Brazil

Tokyo-based offshore floating platform expert, MODEC Inc. has announced being awarded the Front-End Engineering and Design (FEED) contract for a new Floating

April 1, 2024
Total Views: 357

Sunday, December 3, 2023
Offshore Brazil Petrobras P-66 oil rig
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Brazil Never To Be Full Member Of OPEC+, Only Observer

By Jake Spring Dec 3 (Reuters) – Brazil will never join the OPEC+ group of oil-producing nations as a full member and instead only seeks to

December 3, 2023
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Wednesday, November 1, 2023
FILE PHOTO: Ships and warehouses containing grains and sugar are seen at TIPLAM (Integrator Port Terminal Luiz Antonio Mesquita) from VLI Multimodal S.A. at Santos port, in Santos, Brazil May 25, 2023. REUTERS/Amanda Perobelli/File Photo
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Sugar Piles Up at Brazilian Ports Amid Global Shortage

By Dayanne Sousa and Isis Almeida (Bloomberg) — The world needs sugar from top producer Brazil more than ever to help ease global shortages. Congestion

November 1, 2023
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Tuesday, October 31, 2023
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Offshore

Subsea 7 Awarded Major Mero 4 Field Development Contract by Petrobras

Subsea 7 S.A. has confirmed the award of a significant contract by Petrobras for the development of the Mero 4 field. The field is located approximately 200

October 31, 2023
Total Views: 1107

Tuesday, October 3, 2023
An illustration of Cargill's proposed port at Abaetetuba, located in Brazil's Para state. Image courtesy Cargill
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Cargill Faces Brazil Criminal Probe Over Amazon River Port Project

By Ana Mano SAO PAULO, Oct 3 (Reuters) – Brazilian federal prosecutors are investigating transactions involving grains trader Cargill and a

October 3, 2023
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Monday, October 2, 2023
offshore drilling rig brazil
Offshore

Brazil’s Petrobras Gets Permit to Start Drilling at Key Offshore Area

(Bloomberg) — Petroleo Brasileiro SA received a permit to research oil in a promising offshore region in Brazil’s Northeast as the energy giant seeks

October 2, 2023
Total Views: 652

Thursday, September 21, 2023
Location of Raia Manta and Raia Pintada fields in the area of BM-C-33. Map courtesy Equinor
Offshore

Equinor Submits Plans for $9 Billion Field Projects Offshore Brazil

Norwegian energy company Equinor has announced the commercial viability and submitted development plans for two major offshore oil and gas fields in

September 21, 2023
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Monday, September 18, 2023
A DOF offshore vessel underway
Offshore

DOF Wins $260 Million Contract Extension in Brazil

Norwegian offshore vessel owner DOF has secured three new service contracts worth over $260 million with Petrobras in Brazil. The contracts involve survey and

September 18, 2023
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Tuesday, August 1, 2023
Four Nigerians, Rescued in Brazil, Survived 14 Days on a Ship’s Rudder
News

Four Nigerians, Rescued in Brazil, Survived 14 Days on a Ship’s Rudder

SAO PAULO, Aug 1 (Reuters) – On their tenth day at sea, the four Nigerian stowaways crossing the Atlantic in a tiny space above the rudder of a

August 1, 2023
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Monday, May 15, 2023
APM Terminals Reveals $1 Billion Investment in Brazil
Ports

APM Terminals Reveals $1 Billion Investment in Brazil

Maersk’s container terminal operating arm APM Terminals has announced a $1 billion investment in its Brazilian terminals by 2026. The commitment was made

May 15, 2023
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Monday, March 6, 2023
Petrobras and Equinor to Evaluate Seven Offshore Wind Projects in Brazil
Offshore

Petrobras and Equinor to Evaluate Seven Offshore Wind Projects in Brazil

Brazilian state-owned oil and gas company Petrobras has signed a letter of intent with Equinor, the Norwegian multinational energy company, to expand their

March 6, 2023
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Saturday, February 25, 2023
Bulk Carrier 'Discoverer' unloads U.S. soybeans at the port of Paranagua.REUTERS/Rodolfo Buhrer
Ports

Brazil’s FTS Group Wins Auction For Paranagua Grains Port Terminal

SAO PAULO, Feb 24 (Reuters) – FTS Group won an auction on Friday to operate a terminal at the port of Paranagua, one of the main ports in

February 25, 2023
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Saturday, February 4, 2023
Brazil Sinks Rusting Old Aircraft Carrier In The Atlantic
Environment

Brazil Sinks Rusting Old Aircraft Carrier In The Atlantic

BRASILIA, Feb 4 (Reuters) – Brazil sank a decommissioned aircraft carrier in the Atlantic Ocean off its northeast coast, the Brazilian Navy said,

February 4, 2023
Total Views: 19918

Saturday, January 21, 2023
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Offshore

Oil Rig That’s Treading Water Is Costing Brazil $1 Million a Day

By Mariana Durao and Peter Millard (Bloomberg) –The conflict between Brazil’s ambitions to become a more responsible environmental steward while

January 21, 2023
Total Views: 10230

Thursday, December 29, 2022
Brazil’s Ship Graveyard Risks Environmental Disaster, Group Warns
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Brazil’s Ship Graveyard Risks Environmental Disaster, Group Warns

By Pilar Olivares GUANABARA BAY, Dec 29 (Reuters) – On a stormy evening in mid-November, a huge, abandoned cargo ship broke free of its

December 29, 2022
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Tuesday, November 1, 2022
Protests Block Grain Exports from Brazil’s Top Bulk Port
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Protests Block Grain Exports from Brazil’s Top Bulk Port

By Ana Mano SAO PAULO, Nov 1 (Reuters) – Protesters in Brazil blocked the main access road to the important grain export port of Paranagua for

November 1, 2022
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Monday, May 16, 2022
offshore drilling rig brazil. Stock Photo: Shutterstock / marchello74
Offshore

Shell Joins Exxon in Losing Brazil Bet

By Peter Millard (Bloomberg) — Expensive offshore exploration setbacks for international oil majors including Shell Plc and Exxon Mobil Corp. are

May 16, 2022
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