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SHIP NAME: Brotas KEY: NUM. ENTRIES: 3
source LMIU
type D
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Caused spillage of crude oil during loading/unloading operations at Angra dos Reis 13 May 2002.


source DSN
type D
volume 16000l
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Petrobras reported Wednesday that a 16,000 l oil spill of Nigerian crude off the city of Angra dos Reis was contained by booms and 63 support vessels. The spill happened Tuesday evening during the unloading and loading [sic] of the Brotas tanker. Petrobras said 500 of its employees were involved in the spill containment efforts, and they said this type of oil evaporates quickly.


source CTX
type D
volume 16000l
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Must have been discharging.