Loading Resumes At Brazil Port After Ship Quarantined

Soybean loading operations were set to resume late on Tuesday at a berth at Brazil's Paranagu√° port after a ship was ordered into quarantine following a positive COVID-19 test on a crew member, authorities said.

Loading at the berth was halted after the positive test, the Williams shipping agency said, adding that it was the first confirmed case of the disease at the port since the coronavirus outbreak began.

All other berths at the port continued to operate as normal.

Brazil's health surveillance agency ANVISA later authorized the ship to leave berth 214 after all other crew members were tested, the port said in a statement.

The vessel wa....

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