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Oil Spill at Sea
Oil spill is discharge of oil into the sea by the ship due to the accidents caused by human error or natural calamity.
It is indeed an indisputable fact that the discovery of oil has dramatically changed the human life. The oil dominates our daily life in several of direct and indirect ways in a variety of forms.
A new, free tool for oil spill response at sea is now available online for authorities and local response units. The aim of the tool is to minimize the environmental impacts of oil spills in the Arctic and around the world.
Japan will be sending an accident investigation team to Mauritius to look into the cause of oil spill by Japanese Bulk Carrier MV Wakashio off the coast of Indian Ocean after it ran aground hitting the coral reefs.
Japanese Bulk Carrier MV Wakashio owned by MOL caused huge amount of oil spill due to running aground on a coral reef offshore of Pointe d’Esny, south of Mauritius.
The Panama Maritime Authority (AMP), through a delegation of experts in maritime accidents relocated to Mauritius, collaborates with the investigation of the accident of the Panamanian flag ship Wakashio, which is still in the data collection phase.
The tugboat which was working on the site of the Wakashio disaster collided with an oil barge which it was supposed to be towing
Close to exactly a month after cargo vessel MV Wakashio ran aground a reef on July 25th, the forepart of the ship that broke away when it split in two was finally scuttled on Monday, 24th Aug 2020.