Gibraltar bunker spill highlights the urgency to break free from fossil fuels. But how safe are the alternatives?

Operations at the Port of Gibraltar have ground to a halt following a bunker fuel spill from a ship anchored in the Bay of Gibraltar. The spill occurred during a ship-to-ship refueling operation involving the Panama-flagged LPG tanker Gas Venus, at approximately 8:22 a.m. on Tuesday morning. As informed, during the operation the vessel taking bunkers experienced an overflow of its tanks.

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