Posted on February 08, 2018 by Ashleigh Cowie

A bulk carrier has been suspended in Brazil after oil was found to be leaking from its hull.

Marcos Dias is being held at Santos Port, Brazil after the leak was spotted on 6 February. Divers were sent to investigate a suspected leak from the tanks via cracks in the hull.

Results of the investigation are still unknown but all of the ship’s operations have been suspended. The vessel has also bee fenced off by booms.

Bulk carrier MARCOS DIAS, IMO 9070565, dwt 44621, built 1995, flag Brazil, manager NORSUL, COMPANHIA DE NAVEGACAO, S.A.

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