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Brazil suspects Greek ship of causing major oil spill

Brazil suspects a Greek-flagged tanker ship of being responsible for a big oil spill in the country's waters. The Greek ship's owner denies responsibility.

Photo: Antonello Veneri/AFP/Ritzau Scanpix

Brazilian authorities suspect a Greek ship for being behind a major oil spill impacting the country's waters and fouling more than 200 of its beaches, the Brazilian government says according to Reuters.

The ship in question is the Greek-flagged tanker Bouboulina, owned by shipping company Delta Tankers, which denies all allegations, the news agency reports.

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