Brazil

Petrobras ships to avoid Strait of Hormuz 

Reuters reports that Brazil’s state-controlled oil company Petroleo Brasileiro SA has ordered its ships to avoid the Strait of Hormuz. According to a statement, the decision was taken after consultations with Brazil’s Navy, not affect Petrobras’ fuel supply in Brazil.

South African authorities seize 706 kg of cocaine hidden on container ship

South African authorities have seized 706 kilograms of cocaine with a street value of R720 million, hidden on a container ship coming from Brazil, in the Port of Ngqura, Coega Harbour. The ship was coming from Brazil and was to dock in Singapore before reaching its final destination in India.

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