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oil spill

Sri Lanka navy fixes fuel leak on fire-stricken oil tanker

Sri Lanka's authorities fear a marine disaster if the tanker is allowed to transfer its oil to another ship in the country's waters

12 Sep 2020 2:30 PM

Kilometre-long oil slick left by burning oil tanker off Sri Lanka

Firefighters are battling a new blaze that broke out two days after an earlier fire was extinguished, the navy said

09 Sep 2020 10:21 AM

2 dead, 2 missing after Mauritius oil spill clean-up boats collide

It is tragic that we lost two of the tugboat crew, while two others are still missing, Prime Minister Pravind Jugnauth said

01 Sep 2020 6:24 PM

Indian captain of Japanese ship arrested over Mauritius oil spill

Sunil Kumar Nandeshwar, captain of MV Wakashio, charged with endangering safe navigation and is in custody pending a bail hearing next week

19 Aug 2020 11:07 AM

Mauritius races to contain oil spill, protect coastline

An estimated 1 ton of oil from the Japanese ship’s cargo of 4 tons has already escaped into the sea, officials say

10 Aug 2020 12:40 PM


Despite disagreements, US offers help in cleaning huge Russian oil spill

President Vladimir Putin declared an emergency and said he expects the company to pay for the clean up, which could take years

07 Jun 2020 12:34 PM

Brazil yet to face worst of the oil spills on beaches

Brazil's Bolsonaro says 'worst is yet to come' on oil spill.

04 Nov 2019 10:41 AM

Oil spill hits largest breeding population of African penguin

Refuelling under scrutiny as South African penguins hit by oil spill.

11 Jul 2019 11:10 AM