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SHIP NAME: Cantagalo KEY: NUM. ENTRIES: 3
source LMIU
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Alleged to have dumped abt 380 litres of oil into Guanabara Bay, Rio de Janeiro, during tank cleaning operations 26 Jun 2000 Owners fined.


source Highbeam
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The environment bureau of the state of Rio de Janiero punished Petrobras with a fine of R$50mil due to the oil leak that occurred on June 27, 2000. The oil was poured by the ship Cantagalo, that works for the company, and was deliberated.


source CTX
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Ship was tank cleaning in Guanabara Bay which is illegal, Petrobras took responsibility. Spill was discovered by fisherman. Several sources indicate that the problem was an oily ballast water discharge. Prob means ODM was inoperative/disabled.