Brazil boosts patrols
Oil and port security push.
Navy of Brazil Intensifies Patrol in the South-Southeast of the Country
The objective is to guarantee the protection of the oil exploration platforms in the pre-salt layer of the Santos basin and to extend the security of the Port of Santos in the state of São Paulo.
On August 6, 2018, the Navy of Brazil (MB) launched the Naval Patrol Group of the South-Southeast, to intensify the inspection of Brazilian waters in those regions, on the coasts of the states of São Paulo and Paraná. The objective is to guarantee the protection of the oil exploration platforms of the Santos basin, to extend security in the Port of Santos, which is the most important in Latin America, to enhance the search and rescue missions at sea and to ensure the compliance with water traffic rules.
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