Monday, October 11, 2021
Rio Paraguay drought

Brazil Exports Soar As ‘Soybean Super-Highway’ River Dries Up

By Ana Mano (Reuters) – Soymeal shipments from Brazil’s Paranagua port jumped in September driven by strong demand and a drought that has disrupted a traditional logistics route via Argentina....

October 11, 2021
Total Views: 2337

Friday, October 1, 2021

Port Regulator In Brazil Target Bunge

By Ana Mano (Reuters) Brazil’s port regulator targeted the local unit of global grains merchant Bunge and two port agents in an investigation announced on Tuesday, threatening the trader’s dominant...

October 1, 2021
Total Views: 909

Monday, September 13, 2021
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Major Buzzkill: Shipping Problems Plague Brazil’s Coffee Exports

By Roberto Samora and Marcelo Teixeira SAO PAULO/NEW YORK, Sept 13 (Reuters) – Exports of green coffee from Brazil, the world’s largest producer, fell 27% in August from a year...

September 13, 2021
Total Views: 1581

Thursday, August 19, 2021
offshore drilling rig brazil

Exxon Sees ‘Great Opportunity’ for Lower-Emission Oil Output in Brazil

By Sabrina Valle HOUSTON, Aug 18 (Reuters) – Exxon Mobil Corp sees its investments in Brazil’s offshore helping the company achieve a goal of lowering carbon emissions in its oil and...

August 19, 2021
Total Views: 598

Monday, July 26, 2021
Drillship Offshore Brazil

Oil Majors Hunt for One Last Big Discovery Off Brazil

Last year, Brazil was one of the few that raised output, adding more than any other non-OPEC country apart from Norway, and it wants to double crude output by 2030....

July 26, 2021
Total Views: 1078

Monday, June 21, 2021
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Maersk Supply Service Wins Major Contract in Brazil

Maersk Supply Service has announced a major contract win that involves pre-laying mooring anchors for the newbuild Mero 2 floating production storage and offloading (FPSO) facility offshore Brazil. The contract, awarded...

June 21, 2021
Total Views: 1701

Tuesday, April 27, 2021

Waterways Are Drying Up Making Navigation Difficult In Key South American Crop-Shipping Ports

The South American drought that’s helping push Wheat, Corn, and Soybean prices to multiyear highs isn’t just threatening crops, but also the ability to haul them on waterways that are drying up....

April 27, 2021
Total Views: 4774

Tuesday, March 23, 2021

Congestion Hits Brazil’s Largest Port

By Ana Mano and Marcelo Teixeira (Reuters) – Soy and sugar traders are fighting for room in Latin America’s largest port, rushing to secure loading slots as the slowest Brazilian...

March 23, 2021
Total Views: 3866

Friday, December 11, 2020
offshore drilling rig brazil

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
Total Views: 3366

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: 23

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: 86

Thursday, July 23, 2020
offshore drillship

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: 139

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: 18

Tuesday, May 26, 2020
offshore drilling rig brazil

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: 9

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: 28

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: 58

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: 59

Monday, December 9, 2019
offshore drilling rig brazil

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: 4

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: 4

Wednesday, November 6, 2019
offshore drilling rig brazil

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: 5