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Posted: 7 days ago

MOL pledges $9.4 million for damage recovery from Wakashio spill

Japanese shipping major Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) plans to contribute a total fund of about ¥ 1 bill...

Categories:
  • Vessels
Posted: 7 days ago
Posted: 16 days ago

3 dead, 1 missing after tragic sinking of tug involved in Wakashio oil spill cleanup

Three men have died, while one remains missing after a tug involved in the cleanup efforts of the oi...

Categories:
  • Vessels
Posted: 16 days ago
Posted: 25 days ago

Scuttling of Wakashio’s bow progressing slowly as salvors battle rough sea conditions

The sinking of the bow section of the broken up bulker Wakashio off Mauritius, launched on August 21...

Categories:
  • Vessels
Posted: 25 days ago
Posted: about 1 month ago

GALLERY: Towing of broken up Wakashio gets underway

Towing operation of the bow section of the ill-fated bulk carrier Wakashio that split in two after r...

Categories:
  • Vessels
Posted: about 1 month ago
Posted: about 1 month ago

Mauritius: Grounded bulk carrier splits in two

Wakashio, a Japanese bulk carrier that ran aground on a reef off the coast of Mauritius in late July...

Categories:
  • Vessels
Posted: about 1 month ago
Posted: about 1 month ago

Mauritius declares ‘state of environmental emergency’ as damaged bulker could break in two

Mauritius’ Prime Minister, Pravind Jugnauth, has declared a “state of environmental emer...

Categories:
  • Environment
Posted: about 1 month ago
Posted: about 1 month ago

Giant grounded bulker spills fuel oil off Mauritius

Fuel oil has started to wash ashore from the leaking bulk carrier MV Wakashio that ran aground off M...

Categories:
  • Vessels
Posted: about 1 month ago
Posted: 6 months ago

Polaris: Fuel Tanks of Grounded Stellar Banner Intact

The fuel tanks of Stellar Banner remain intact, according to Polaris Shipping. ...

Categories:
  • Business & Finance
Posted: 6 months ago
Posted: 8 months ago

Update: Fuel Spills from Capsized Fishing Vessel after collision with Odfjell’s Tanker

A containment boom placed around capsized Pappy’s Pride after collision with Odfjell’s c...

Posted: 8 months ago
Posted: 9 months ago

Report: Houthis Seeking Help to Prevent Massive Oil Spill off Yemen from Leaking FSO

The Houthis seek international assistance in preventing a decaying tanker from causing a major envir...

Posted: 9 months ago
Posted: 10 months ago

USCG: Oils Spills During Bunkering Ops in Honolulu

The heavy fuel oil spilled during bunkering operations between boxship Kamokuiki and a bunker barge....

Categories:
  • Business & Finance
Posted: 10 months ago
Posted: 10 months ago

Greek Company Denies Involvement in Massive Oil Slick off Brazil

Brazilian authorities said a Greek-flagged tanker was responsible for the spill. ...

Posted: 10 months ago
Posted: 10 months ago

Gard Warns of Mysterious Oil Spill off Brazil

The shorelines of Brazil’s North-Eastern region have been polluted since early September. ...

Posted: 10 months ago
Posted: 11 months ago

Golden Ray Lightering Ops Continue, Divers Working to Secure Spill

Salvage workers removed over 106,101 gallons of fuel from the capsized car carrier as of October 1. ...

Categories:
  • Business & Finance
Posted: 11 months ago
Posted: about 1 year ago

US Coast Guard Working on Containing New Orleans Oil Spill

The Coast Guard is yet to provide details on the cause or source of the spill. ...

Posted: about 1 year ago
Posted: about 1 year ago

In the aftermath of hurricane Dorian, Equinor vows to clean up Bahamas oil spill

Equinor has said it will clean up the spills from its South Riding Point oil terminal, a consequence...

Posted: about 1 year ago
Posted: about 1 year ago

MODEC cleaning up after oil spill on Petrobras field off Brazil

Japanese FPSO operator MODEC is working to clean up and disperse the remaining oil following an oil ...

Categories:
  • Infrastructure
Posted: about 1 year ago
Posted: about 1 year ago

Another oil spill at Hibernia platform offshore Canada

“The nature and frequency of these incidents in our offshore area are obviously concerning,” s...

Posted: about 1 year ago
Posted: about 1 year ago

Hibernia allowed to resume production following oil spill in July

Canadian offshore regulator has issued an approval to Hibernia Management and Development Company (H...

Posted: about 1 year ago
Posted: about 1 year ago

No new wildlife impacted by Hibernia oil spill, but production remains shut-in

No new reports of impacted wildlife have been reported from the Hibernia platform oil spill offshore...

Posted: about 1 year ago
Posted: about 1 year ago

SAMSA Investigating Bunker Spill off Ngqura Port

The incident occurred during a fuel transfer operation to the Liberia-flagged MV Chrysanthi S. ...

Posted: about 1 year ago
Posted: about 1 year ago

Equinor spills oil during loading operation at Statfjord field

Norwegian oil firm Equinor has informed that oil spilled during a loading operation in the North Sea...

Posted: about 1 year ago
Posted: about 1 year ago

MSC Boxship Reports Oil Spill during Bunkering in Portugal

An MSC containership has reported leakage of marine fuel while undergoing refueling in Sines. ...

Categories:
  • Business & Finance
Posted: about 1 year ago
Posted: about 1 year ago

Hapag-Lloyd: Hole in Dublin Express Boxship Sealed

Hapag-Lloyd’s Dublin Express, that spilled fuel oil in a New York container terminal, suffered...

Categories:
  • Business & Finance
Posted: about 1 year ago
Posted: about 1 year ago

USCG: Boxship Spills Fuel Oil into Arthur Kill Waterway

An oil spill has been reported in the Arthur Kill waterway near the Goethals Bridge. ...

Posted: about 1 year ago
Posted: about 1 year ago

Alaskan Senator Introduces New Oil Spill Fund Bill

The bill was introduced on the 30-year anniversary of the Exxon Waldez spill in Prince William Sound...

Categories:
  • Rules & Regulation
Posted: about 1 year ago