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Oil Spill at Sea
The ITF is calling for the immediate release and repatriation of the MV Wakashio (IMO: 9337119) crew who have been held by Mauritian authorities now for over a year.
X Press Pearl, a vessel carrying 25 tons of nitric acid has been engulfed in a fire after an explosion broke out on the ship.
A 55600 dwt supramax bulk carrier caused an oil spill into the sea after it had its hull breached while entering Boshnyakovo Anchorage, western Sakhalin Island coast.
A Greek cargo ship is in trouble after it caused an oil spill in Sri Lankan waters last year. The vessel in question, the New Diamond, was on its way to India from Kuwait.
The Coast Guard is currently overseeing diesel spill clean-up operations after the 100-foot vessel, La Dolce Vita, caught fire Tuesday near Marquesas.
Pollution is an ongoing reality. From time to time, dramatic oil spills make international news. Smaller spills or leaks plague everyday industrial activity.
The Coast Guard is responding to a report of a diesel fuel discharge, Tuesday, after a vessel sank near Sitka, Alaska.
The IMO-administered Regional Marine Pollution Emergency Response Centre for the Mediterranean Sea (REMPEC) is assisting the competent authorities of Israel with technical expertise regarding the beaching of a large number of tar balls on the Israeli shoreline. The cause of the pollution is yet to be identified. As of 23 February 2021, 1,000m3 of tar […]