environmental disaster

Saturday, April 1, 2023

Ghost Tankers: Spain Urges UN To Clamp Down On Ship-to-Ship Oil Transfers

Jonathan Saul (Reuters)–Spain has called for tighter scrutiny of oil transfers involving tankers at sea as the number of unregulated ships hit by

April 1, 2023
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Thursday, March 30, 2023
Oil Spill

Russia’s Oil Tanker Ghost Fleet Is A Time Bomb

By James Stavridis (Bloomberg) Most people focus on the land and air aspects of the war in Ukraine, naturally enough — they are vivid and constantly

March 30, 2023
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Sunday, March 26, 2023

Aging Shadow Fleet Carrying Russian Oil Poses Disaster Risk

By Asad Zulfiqar Mar 26, 2023(Bloomberg) –The oil tanker Turba normally should have been melted down by now.  The 26-year-old vessel hasn’t

March 26, 2023
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Thursday, December 29, 2022

Brazil’s Ship Graveyard Risks Environmental Disaster, Group Warns

By Pilar Olivares GUANABARA BAY, Dec 29 (Reuters) – On a stormy evening in mid-November, a huge, abandoned cargo ship broke free of its

December 29, 2022
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Saturday, August 27, 2022

Russia’s Burning Of Excess Gas Is An Environmental Disaster

MOSCOW, Aug 26 (Reuters) – Russia is wasting large volumes of natural gas by burning it in a huge orange flare near the Finnish border at a

August 27, 2022
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Saturday, April 16, 2022
Ship XELO sinking off tunisia
Lifesaving Incidents

Bunker Tanker Sinks Off Tunisia, Threatening Environmental Disaster

By Tarek Amara (Reuters) Tunisian authorities intensified efforts on Saturday to avoid an environmental disaster after a merchant fuel ship carrying one

April 16, 2022
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Monday, June 7, 2021
x-press pearl

Environmental Disaster Feared from X-Press Pearl Sinking

By Laura Millan Lombrana (Bloomberg) — Contaminants released from the wreckage of a container ship off the coast of Sri Lanka could be dragged

June 7, 2021
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Monday, August 10, 2020
Maritime News

Wakashio Grounding: Photos Show Environmental Disaster Unfolding in Mauritius

New images are coming in from the Indian Ocean island nation of Mautitius showing the extent of the oil spill from the grounded bulk carrier Wakashio. The MV

August 10, 2020
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