IMO Secretary-General urges States to support UN-coordinated plan to transfer oil from degrading floating storage unit off Yemen.
Following the first workshop in Sana’a in February, the second set of workshops were held in Aden in March, focussing on contingency planning and shorelines response management.
IMO is supporting international efforts to assist Peru in oil spill response, following an oil spill that occurred north of Lima on 15 January. The Government of Peru has declared an environmental emergency.
A merchant vessel’s captain who was imprisoned in Mauritius for 16 months after his ship ran aground and resulted in an oil spill has come back to India after his release.
The captain of MV Wakashio, the vessel that ran into a coral reef, causing an extensive oil spillage has been sentenced to imprisonment for 20 months.
The captain along with the first officer of a vessel, which unfortunately ran aground on the coral reefs of Mauritius, has been charged guilty as they endangered safe navigation.
A massive container ship collided with a breakwater at Japan’s Hakata port. As a result, the bow of the ship rode up and got stuck.
The major oil spill close to Orange County, California, may have been brought about by a ship’s anchor.
Responders removed Section Six from the Golden Ray wreck site on Saturday. Six of eight sections of the Golden Ray wreck have been removed. The two remaining sections will be separated by one final cut. REMOVAL UPDATE Tug crews towed Section Six of the Golden Ray wreck to a response facility south of Mayor’s Point…
Russian investigators have recently launched extensive searches at the Caspian Pipeline Consortium (CPC) following Saturday’s marine oil spill near the Black Sea port of Novorossiisk.