Alleged to have dumped abt 380 litres of oil
into Guanabara Bay, Rio de Janeiro,
during tank cleaning operations 26 Jun 2000
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.
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.