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Tuesday, July 23, 2024
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Spain Detains Cargo Ship Over Fuel Spill Near Ceuta

MADRID, July 22 (Reuters) – Spanish authorities have detained a German-operated cargo ship for causing a spill during a refuelling operation near

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Thursday, July 18, 2024
Screenshot of video released by the Iranian-backed Houthis showing the attack on the MT CHIOS LION in the Red Sea, July 15, 2024.
Shipping

Large Oil Slick Spotted in Red Sea After Explosive Tanker Attack

By Krishna Karra, Alex Longley and Verity Ratcliffe (Bloomberg) — An oil slick extending more than 125 miles appeared in the Red Sea, satellite images

July 18, 2024
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Thursday, July 11, 2024
Ultra Galaxy grounding. Photo courtesy SAMSA
Grounding Incidents

Rush to Prevent Oil Spill From Grounded Ship Off South African Coast

CAPE TOWN, July 11 (Reuters) – Salvage operations were in high-gear on Thursday to prevent a potential oil spill and pollution along South

July 11, 2024
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Thursday, June 20, 2024
Oil slick at Tanjong Beach on Singapore's Sentosa. REUTERS/Edgar Su
Accidents

Singapore to Seek Compensation From Ship Owner for Oil Spill

SINGAPORE, June 20 (Reuters) – Singapore will seek compensation for the costs incurred in an oil spill last week from the owners of

June 20, 2024
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Monday, June 17, 2024
Dredging vessel Vox Maxima is seen in the waters off Sentosa after a collision with a bunker vessel resulting in an oil spill, in Singapore, June 15, 2024. REUTERS/Edgar Su
Accidents

Dredger Collision with Bunker Tanker Causes Oil Spill in Singapore

The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) has been working to container and clean up a bunker fuel oil spill involving a Netherlands-flagged dredger,

June 17, 2024
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Saturday, June 15, 2024
Oil slick at Tanjong Beach on Singapore's Sentosa. REUTERS/Edgar Su
Oil Spill

Singapore Oil Spill Closes Beaches On Resort Island

SINGAPORE, June 15 (Reuters) – Beaches on Singapore’s Sentosa island were closed on Saturday after an oil spill spread from a

June 15, 2024
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Thursday, May 16, 2024
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Accidents

Oil Spill Contained After Barge Hits Galveston Bridge

A Unified Command has been established to manage the response to the barge strike on the Pelican Island Causeway in Galveston, Texas. The MMLP 321 barge, owned

May 16, 2024
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Monday, April 8, 2024
A Main Pass Oil Gathering Company, LLC helicopter aircrew spotted crude oil during an overflight near Main Pass, Louisiana, November 16, 2023. Photo courtesy Main Pass Oil Gathering Company, LLC
Environment

Gulf of Mexico Pipeline Repaired After Mystery Oil Spill Off Louisiana

A Unified Command has successfully completed an integrity test on the Main Pass Oil Gathering (MPOG) company’s pipeline system, located southeast of New

April 8, 2024
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Monday, March 11, 2024
Photo shows an oil sheen in the water off Hungtington Beach. Photo courtesy U.S. Coast Guard
Oil Spill

Response Concludes for Oil Sheen Off Huntington Beach

A Unified Command on Monday concluded its response to an oil sheen spotted off the coast of Huntington Beach, California. Cleanup crews managed to recover

March 11, 2024
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Saturday, March 9, 2024
Photo shows an oil sheen in the water off Hungtington Beach. Photo courtesy U.S. Coast Guard
Offshore

US Coast Guard Says No Remaining Recoverable Oil Sheen Seen Off California

March 9 (Reuters) – The U.S. Coast Guard said on Saturday it did not observe any remaining recoverable oil sheen during a morning overflight off

March 9, 2024
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Friday, March 8, 2024
Photo shows an oil sheen in the water off Hungtington Beach. Photo courtesy U.S. Coast Guard
Offshore

Oil Sheen Reported Near Southern California Platforms

A Unified Command has been established to respond to an oil sheen spotted offshore of Huntington Beach, California, near oil platforms. Sector Los Angeles-Long

March 8, 2024
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Tuesday, February 20, 2024
Workers of Oil Mop Environmental Services (OMES) suction oil from a spill at Magdalena Grand Resort, in Tobago Island, Trinidad and Tobago, February 16, 2024. REUTERS/Clement George Williams
Shipping

T&T Salvage to Recover Sunken Oil Barge in Tobago

HOUSTON, Feb 20 (Reuters) – Trinidad and Tobago has hired two remediation and salvage firms to help clean up an ongoing oil spill off Tobago

February 20, 2024
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Friday, February 16, 2024
An oil spill in Tobago Island, Trinidad and Tobago, is seen in this handout photo released February 10, 2024. Office of the Chief Secretary - THA/Handout via REUTERS
Shipping

Tobago’s Tourism, Fishing Hit as Oil Slick Spreads Across Caribbean

By Curtis Williams SCARBOROUGH, Tobago, Feb 16 (Reuters) – Nine days after a slick was first spotted by Trinidad and Tobago’s Coast Guard, an

February 16, 2024
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Tuesday, February 13, 2024
An oil spill in Tobago Island, Trinidad and Tobago, is seen in this handout photo released February 10, 2024. Office of the Chief Secretary - THA/Handout via REUTERS
Shipping

Trinidad and Tobago Cleans Up Beaches After Overturned Vessel Spills Oil

Feb 13 (Reuters) – First responders and volunteers from Trinidad and Tobago on Tuesday sought to contain an oil spill detected last week in the

February 13, 2024
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Monday, February 12, 2024
An oil spill in Tobago Island, Trinidad and Tobago, is seen in this handout photo released February 10, 2024. Office of the Chief Secretary - THA/Handout via REUTERS
Shipping

Mystery Shipwreck Leaking Oil in Trinidad and Tobago

Trinidad and Tobago is currently dealing with a significant oil spill from a mystery ship that ran aground last week. The country’s Prime Minister, Keith

February 12, 2024
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Monday, November 20, 2023
A Main Pass Oil Gathering Company, LLC helicopter aircrew spotted crude oil during an overflight near Main Pass, Louisiana, November 16, 2023. Photo courtesy Main Pass Oil Gathering Company, LLC
Offshore

Massive Oil Leak Near New Orleans: Over 1 Million Gallons Potentially Released

A suspected pipeline leak near Plaquemines Parish, southeast of New Orleans, could have led to the release of over 1 million gallons of crude oil, the U.S.

November 20, 2023
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Friday, November 17, 2023
A Main Pass Oil Gathering Company, LLC helicopter aircrew spotted crude oil during an overflight near Main Pass, Louisiana, November 16, 2023. Photo courtesy Main Pass Oil Gathering Company, LLC
Offshore

Crude Oil Release in the Gulf of Mexico Prompts Unified Command Response

Update: Massive Oil Leak Near New Orleans: Over 1 Million Gallons Potentially Released A Unified Command is responding to a crude oil release in the Gulf of

November 17, 2023
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Wednesday, November 1, 2023
View of the grounded TT Line Marco Polo ferry and a tug boat, as the ferry leaks oil into the Baltic off the coast of Horvik, Sweden October 26, 2023. TT News Agency/Johan Nilsson via REUTERS
Accidents

Salvage Crews Refloat Marco Polo Ferry in Sweden

Salvage crews from Smit Salvage have successfully refloated the Marco Polo ferry in Sweden. The ferry, operated by TT-Line of Germany, ran aground on October

November 1, 2023
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Friday, August 4, 2023
Great Lakes Bulk Carrier Spills Diesel into Lake Michigan
Shipping

Great Lakes Bulk Carrier Spills Diesel into Lake Michigan

A Unified Command consisting of the U.S. Coast Guard and other state and local agencies is coordinating a response to a diesel spill from a commercial vessel

August 4, 2023
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Wednesday, August 2, 2023
Bunker Fuel Spill Closes Port of Gibraltar
Shipping

Bunker Fuel Spill Closes Port of Gibraltar

Operations at the Port of Gibraltar are on hold after a bunker fuel spill from a ship anchored in the Bay of Gibraltar. The spill occurred at approximately

August 2, 2023
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