Thursday, October 29, 2020
Monday, October 26, 2020
Delaware’s Mystery Oil Spill: Clean-Up Crews Recover 55 Tons of Oiled Debris
Clean-up crews have recovered approximately 55 tons of oiled debris from beaches in Delaware one week after mysterious oil patties began washing up along a 10-mile stretch of shoreline, the...
Thursday, October 22, 2020
Thursday, October 15, 2020
The IMO Can’t Prevent This Massive Oil Tanker From Spilling
By Aziz El Yaakoubi (Reuters) – A United Nations team will have to wait several weeks to access a deteriorating FSO tanker off Yemen’s shore that is threatening to spill 1.1...
Wednesday, October 14, 2020
UN Access to Decaying Yemen Tanker Could Take Weeks, Say Sources
By Aziz El Yaakoubi DUBAI, Oct 14 (Reuters) – A United Nations team will have to wait several weeks to access a deteriorating tanker off Yemen’s shore that is threatening...
Wednesday, September 30, 2020
Cracked Containership Leaking Oil at Bayonne, New Jersey Terminal
A containership docked at a container terminal in Bayonne, New Jersey is leaking fuel from a small crack in the ship’s hull, the U.S. Coast Guard reported Wednesday. The M/V...
Monday, August 10, 2020
MOL Apologizes for Wakashio Grounding in Mauritius
TOKYO, Aug 9 (Reuters) – The operator of a Japanese bulk carrier which ran aground off Mauritius in the Indian Ocean apologised on Sunday for a major oil spill which...
Monday, August 3, 2020
Ship Suspected as Source of Oil Slick Threatening Venezuelan Beaches
By Tibisay Romero and Luc Cohen VALENCIA, Venezuela, Aug 3 (Reuters) – An oil slick washed up over the weekend on the coastline of Venezuela’s western Falcon state, known for...
Thursday, December 26, 2019
Ecuador Concerned Sunken Barge Recovery in Galapagos – Incident Video
QUITO (Reuters) – Ecuador’s environment minister, Raul Ledesma, said on Monday that a situation involving a sunken barge in the Galapagos Islands which was carrying 600 gallons of diesel is...
Monday, November 18, 2019
Capsized Tug Spills Diesel in Oregon Inlet, North Carolina
The U.S. Coast Guard on Monday was called to a diesel fuel spill from a partially submerged tugboat that had allided with the Old Bonner Bridge in Oregon Inlet on Sunday. The...
Friday, November 8, 2019
Thursday, May 16, 2019
Gulf of Mexico’s 14-Year Oil Leak Finally Contained
A team of contractors has finally contained an oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico that has been spewing from the site of a damaged platform for more than 14...
Monday, April 8, 2019
Authorities Put Dublin Express HFO Spill at 100,000 Gallons
Authorities estimate that up to 100,000 gallons of heavy fuel oil was released from the containership Dublin Express during its transit along the East Coast to New York and in...
Thursday, March 14, 2019
French Authorities Try to Stem Slick from Sunken Ship
PARIS, March 14 (Reuters) – French authorities battled on Thursday to contain an oil slick after the Italian Grande America ship capsized in the Atlantic this week. The Grimaldi Lines...
Friday, March 1, 2019
Grounded Bulk Carrier Leaking Heavy Fuel Oil Near UNESCO World Heritage Site
An environmental disaster has been unfolding in the Solomon Islands this week after a grounded bulk carrier there is reported to have leaked tonnes of heavy fuel oil near a...
Friday, December 14, 2018
U.S. Coast Guard to Tackle 14-Year-Old Oil Leak in the Gulf of Mexico
The U.S. Coast Guard has partially assumed federal control over the operation to contain an oil dishcarge from the site of MC20 platform in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico that...
Thursday, October 25, 2018
Tuesday, August 14, 2018
Oil Spill Reported After Tugboat Capsizes Near Vancouver, Canada
The Canadian Coast Guard and other agencies are responding to a tugboat which sank overnight on the Fraser River near Vancouver. The Coast Guard reports that the tug, named George...
Sunday, June 24, 2018
‘Considerable’ Heavy Fuel Oil Spill in Rotterdam After Odfjell Tanker Contacts Jetty; Reported 220 Tons of HFO Released
Odfjell said in a statement that while navigating to its assigned berth for loading, its vessel Bow Jubail made contact with a jetty and accidentally ruptured its hull, causing the release...
Monday, April 23, 2018
Coast Guard: Dutch-Flagged Tanker Spills HFO in Lower Mississippi River
The U.S. Coast Guard is responding to a heavy fuel oil discharge from a Dutch-flagged tanker near Norco, Louisiana. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report at...
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