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RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Petrobras reported on Monday, August 26th,  that there was a leakage of nearly 1.2 cubic meters of residual oil coming from the FPSO Cidade do Rio de Janeiro platform vessel in Campos Basin, north of Rio de Janeiro.

An inspection in the vessel’s external tanks found cracks on its hull. Modec, the owner of the ship that is chartered by Petrobras, forwarded the report on Friday, August 23rd, to the Brazilian company.

The FPSO platform is a floating production and offload unit used by the oil industry for exploration (production), oil and/or natural . . .

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