Oil Spill

Marine Pollution Incidents including oil spills, pollution and other types of potential environmental damage.


Thursday, May 21, 2015
Santa Barbara Oil Spill is SoCal’s Worst Since 1969
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Santa Barbara Oil Spill is SoCal’s Worst Since 1969

Cleanup teams labored on Thursday for a third day to remove patches of crude petroleum that stained a California beach and fouled offshore waters from a

May 21, 2015
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Tuesday, May 19, 2015
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Large Oil Spill Impacts Several Miles of Beach Near Santa Barbara

The U.S. Coast Guard and first responders are responding to a large oil spill that has impacted several miles of shoreline in Santa Barbara, California.

May 19, 2015
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Friday, February 27, 2015
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History’s 10 Most Famous Oil Spills

[contextly_sidebar id=”5GVXqgNlEi8QHDtIGThHHMGcbhQb0Tlg”]Have you ever been curious about history of oil spills? Or wonder what was the most famous

February 27, 2015
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Sunday, September 21, 2014
Liberty Ship SS Jeremiah O’Brien Spills Fuel Into San Francisco Bay at Fisherman’s Wharf
News

Liberty Ship SS Jeremiah O’Brien Spills Fuel Into San Francisco Bay at Fisherman’s Wharf

The U.S. Coast Guard and California Department of Fish and Wildlife personnel continued Sunday to respond to a fuel oil spill from the SS Jeremiah O'Brien near

September 21, 2014
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Wednesday, April 9, 2014
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Incidents

Oil Tanker Sinks in Gulf of Thailand

An oil tanker carrying upwards of 60,000 liters of oil sludge sank in the Gulf of Thailand today according to the Thai News Agency. Surachai

April 9, 2014
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Tuesday, April 8, 2014
EXXON Valdez In Shipyard After Spill
Interesting

What Happened to the Ship Exxon Valdez After The Big Spill?

by Gary Shigenaka (NOAA) – A popular myth exists that it is bad luck to rename a boat.  It is unclear whether this applies to “boats” as big as

April 8, 2014
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Tuesday, March 25, 2014
Coast Guard Slowly Reopens Houston Ship Channel – Update
Incidents

Coast Guard Slowly Reopens Houston Ship Channel – Update

The U.S. Coast Guard said it was preparing for the possible reopening on Tuesday of the Houston Ship Channel, which has been shut for three days after an oil

March 25, 2014
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Saturday, January 18, 2014
Hibernia’s Oil Leak 600 Times Bigger Than First Thought
Incidents

Hibernia’s Oil Leak 600 Times Bigger Than First Thought

The Chief Conservation Officer (CCO) for the Canada-Newfoundland Labrador Offshore Petroleum Board (C-NLOPB) received notification on Friday from Hibernia

January 18, 2014
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Wednesday, November 27, 2013
Upper Mississippi River Reopens After Spill
News

Upper Mississippi River Reopens After Spill

The Coast Guard captain of the port has reopened a section of the upper Mississippi near LeClaire, Iowa that had been closed for over 24 hours due to a sunken

November 27, 2013
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Wednesday, November 20, 2013
Spain to Appeal Prestige Oil Spill Ruling
News

Spain to Appeal Prestige Oil Spill Ruling

The Spanish government on Monday announced its plans to appeal part of a recent court ruling that cleared all three defendants, including the Captain and Chief

November 20, 2013
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Wednesday, November 13, 2013
Spanish Court Clears Captain, Merchant Navy In Prestige Oil Spill
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Spanish Court Clears Captain, Merchant Navy In Prestige Oil Spill

A Spanish court on Wednesday found the crew and the government not guilty of criminal responsibility in the 2002 sinking of the Prestige oil tanker, Spain's

November 13, 2013
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Tuesday, September 17, 2013
Matson to Pay for Honolulu Molasses Spill Response
News

Matson to Pay for Honolulu Molasses Spill Response

Jones Act shipping company Matson (NYSE: MATX) says it will cover all costs associated with the Honolulu Harbor molasses spill response, sparing Hawaiian

September 17, 2013
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Thursday, September 12, 2013
Mass Fish Kill in Hawaii After Matson Pipeline Spills Molasses Into Honolulu Harbor
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Mass Fish Kill in Hawaii After Matson Pipeline Spills Molasses Into Honolulu Harbor

Thousands of fish are believed to have been killed in Honolulu Harbor and surrounding waters after a Matson pipeline spilled as much as 1,400 tons of sticky

September 12, 2013
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Tuesday, September 10, 2013
USCG Oil Spill Cleanup Boom
Defense

Maritime Industry Collaborates with USCG on Major OPA 90 Training Drill

On September 17, McAllister Towing and Reinauer Transportation will be partnering with the U.S. Coast Guard Sector Long Island Sound and Sector New York in a

September 10, 2013
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Monday, August 19, 2013
ferry Talisay oil spill
Collision

Philippines’ Cebu Declares Calamity As Sunken Ferry Leaks Oil In Pristine Waters

By Rolando Ng CORDOVA, Philippines, Aug 19 (Reuters) – The central Philippine province of Cebu, famous among divers around the world for its clear waters

August 19, 2013
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Thursday, August 1, 2013
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Incidents

KM Patriot Andalan Sinks at the Dock, Unleashes Major Oil Spill [INCIDENT PHOTO]

The KM Patriot Andalan, a Pertamina oil tanker, is seen as it sinks at Ternate port, Indonesia Maluku Utara province July 31, 2013. The oil tanker owned by

August 1, 2013
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Wednesday, July 31, 2013
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Incidents

Tanker KM Patriot Andalan Spills 5,400 Tons Of Fuel Oil Into Molucca Sea

JAKARTA, July 31 (Reuters) – An oil tanker owned by Indonesia’s state oil and gas company, Pertamina, spilled around 5,400 tonnes of fuel into the

July 31, 2013
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Tuesday, July 9, 2013
Oil Spill Responders on Alert as Gulf of Mexico Platform Suffers Loss of Well Control [UPDATE]
Incidents

Oil Spill Responders on Alert as Gulf of Mexico Platform Suffers Loss of Well Control [UPDATE]

Update: A statement from Talos Energy late Tuesday said that during operations yesterday to permanently plug and abandon their non-producing Ship Shoal 225 B-2

July 9, 2013
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Thursday, July 4, 2013
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Engineering News

Rolls-Royce Signs Oil Spill Response Vessel Contract in Brazil

Rolls-Royce has announced a signed contract with Brazilian shipyard Aliança S/A Industria Naval e Empresa de Navegacao, a subsidiary of Fischer Group, and

July 4, 2013
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Tuesday, July 2, 2013
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Collision

Fuel Oil Leaks into the Sea After Ships Collide off Singapore

(Bloomberg) — Singapore deployed anti-pollution craft and patrol vessels to clean up an oil spill after two bulk carriers collided. About 100 metric tons

July 2, 2013
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