Wednesday, April 28, 2021
Containerships at Qingdao port, China
Oil Spill

Oil Clean-up Continues Off China’s Qingdao Port

by Shivani Singh (Reuters) – Clean-up work continued on Wednesday near the Chinese port city of Qingdao, a day after a yet-to-be determined quantity of oil spilled into the Yellow...

April 28, 2021
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Thursday, October 29, 2020
Maritime News

Delaware’s Mystery Oil Spill Remains a Mystery

The operation to clean-up balls of oil that have washed ashore in Delaware Bay has expanded to Maryland beaches as the investigation into the source of the substance continues. As...

October 29, 2020
Total Views: 65

Monday, October 26, 2020
Maritime News

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...

October 26, 2020
Total Views: 32

Thursday, October 22, 2020
Maritime News

Mystery Oil Washes Ashore in Delaware

A unified command has been established to respond to mysterious globs of oil that have washed ashore Delaware Bay, impacting local wildlife. The command was established Wednesday as cleanup efforts...

October 22, 2020
Total Views: 38

Thursday, October 15, 2020
FSO Safer Yemen

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...

October 15, 2020
Total Views: 128

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...

October 14, 2020
Total Views: 51

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...

September 30, 2020
Total Views: 69

Monday, August 10, 2020
Maritime News

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...

August 10, 2020
Total Views: 45

Monday, August 3, 2020
cargo ships underway
Maritime News

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...

August 3, 2020
Total Views: 22

Thursday, December 26, 2019
Maritime News

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...

December 26, 2019
Total Views: 36

Monday, November 18, 2019
Maritime News

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...

November 18, 2019
Total Views: 29

Friday, November 8, 2019
Maritime News

Bunker Spill in Honolulu Harbor

The U.S. Coast Guard repsonded to a bunker fuel discharge from a Matson containership near Pier 19 in Honolulu on Thursday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Honolulu received a report...

November 8, 2019
Total Views: 101

Thursday, May 16, 2019
Taylor Energy Oil Spill Containment
Maritime News

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...

May 16, 2019
Total Views: 18

Monday, April 8, 2019
dublin express containership
Maritime News

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...

April 8, 2019
Total Views: 23

Thursday, March 14, 2019
aurora battery powered ferry

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...

March 14, 2019
Total Views: 29

Friday, March 1, 2019
solomon trader aground

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...

March 1, 2019
Total Views: 50

Friday, December 14, 2018
taylor mc20 oil spill
Maritime News

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...

December 14, 2018
Total Views: 13

Thursday, October 25, 2018
mystery oil sheen washington

Columbia River Mystery Sheen

A large three mile mystery sheen on the Columbia River near Kalama, Washington on Wednesday initiated the immediate response of the Coast Guard, the Washington Department of Ecology and the...

October 25, 2018
Total Views: 23

Tuesday, August 14, 2018
Maritime News

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...

August 14, 2018
Total Views: 25

Sunday, June 24, 2018
bow jubail

‘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...

June 24, 2018
Total Views: 28