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Wednesday, January 4, 2017
Bunker Spill After Containerships Collide in East Johor Straits Near Singapore
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Bunker Spill After Containerships Collide in East Johor Straits Near Singapore

SINGAPORE, Jan 4 (Reuters) – Nearly 300 tonnes of oil spilled into the narrow strait separating Singapore and Malaysia after a collision between two

January 4, 2017
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Thursday, October 13, 2016
Kirby Tug Leaking Fuel After Running Aground in British Columbia [Incident Photos]
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Kirby Tug Leaking Fuel After Running Aground in British Columbia [Incident Photos]

Friday: more photos added at bottom An American tugboat pushing an empty petroleum barge has run aground and is leaking fuel near Bella Bella located on

October 13, 2016
Total Views: 106

Tuesday, October 4, 2016
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BP’s Clair Field Still Shut After Oil Leak

By Angelina Rascouet (Bloomberg) — BP Plc’s Clair offshore field near the U.K.’s Shetland Islands is still shut following an oil leak. BP, which

October 4, 2016
Total Views: 23

Monday, May 16, 2016
Response Continues to Offshore Oil Spill in Gulf of Mexico; Skimming Operations Concluded
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Response Continues to Offshore Oil Spill in Gulf of Mexico; Skimming Operations Concluded

The U.S. Coast Guard and Shell are continuing their response to the release of some 88,200 gallons of crude oil from a subsea flow line into the Gulf of

May 16, 2016
Total Views: 8

Friday, May 13, 2016
Shell Pipeline Leaks 88,000 Gallons of Oil in Gulf of Mexico
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Shell Pipeline Leaks 88,000 Gallons of Oil in Gulf of Mexico

The U.S. Coast Guard is responding to a crude oil spill reportedly discharged from a Shell subsea well-head flow line, approximately 90 miles south of

May 13, 2016
Total Views: 32

Friday, March 25, 2016
Grounded TS Lines Cargo Ship Splits in Two Off Taiwan
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Grounded TS Lines Cargo Ship Splits in Two Off Taiwan

A grounded cargo ship has split in two and is leaking fuel oil a little more than two weeks after becoming stranded along the coast in northern Taiwan.

March 25, 2016
Total Views: 563

Tuesday, March 15, 2016
MOL Car Carrier Leaks Oil in Los Angeles Harbor
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MOL Car Carrier Leaks Oil in Los Angeles Harbor

The U.S. Coast Guard and California Fish and Wildlife’s Office of Spill Prevention and Response are investigating an oil spill from a Bahamas-flagged car

March 15, 2016
Total Views: 61

Thursday, October 8, 2015
Oil Spill at Statfjord Field Offshore Norway -Statoil
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Oil Spill at Statfjord Field Offshore Norway -Statoil

  Norwegian oil major Statoil has reported an oil spilled observed in the North Sea close to a loading buoy at the Statfjord offshore oil field. The oil

October 8, 2015
Total Views: 41

Friday, October 2, 2015
Bulk Carrier Spills Diesel in Oregon After Hitting Pier
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Bulk Carrier Spills Diesel in Oregon After Hitting Pier

  Panamanian-flagged bulk carrier spilled over 1,000 gallons of diesel fuel after alliding with a pier in Astoria, Oregon early Friday. The U.S. Coast

October 2, 2015
Total Views: 31

Wednesday, September 9, 2015
Maersk Containership Spills Fuel Off Barcelona During Bunkering Operations
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Maersk Containership Spills Fuel Off Barcelona During Bunkering Operations

  Cleanup is underway off Spain after a Maersk containership spilled fuel oil during bunkering operations Tuesday night. Spain’s maritime emergency

September 9, 2015
Total Views: 15

Friday, September 4, 2015
Slurry Oil Spill on Mississippi River Could Be 250,000 Gallons
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Slurry Oil Spill on Mississippi River Could Be 250,000 Gallons

The U.S. Coast Guard says that up to 250,000 gallons of clarified slurry oil could have spilled following a towboat collision on the Mississippi River near

September 4, 2015
Total Views: 11

Tuesday, August 4, 2015
Oil Spills After Tug Strikes Fuel Terminal in Bayonne, New Jersey
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Oil Spills After Tug Strikes Fuel Terminal in Bayonne, New Jersey

  The U.S. Coast Guard was continuing to monitor oil recovery operations in the water near the International-Matex Tank Terminal (IMTT) in Bayonne, New

August 4, 2015
Total Views: 127

Thursday, June 18, 2015
NASA Tests New Oil Spill Detection Equipment During Live Drill Off Norway
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NASA Tests New Oil Spill Detection Equipment During Live Drill Off Norway

  Scientists from NASA joined in on Norway’s annual oil spill cleanup exercise in the North Sea this year to test out some new oil detection

June 18, 2015
Total Views: 38

Wednesday, May 27, 2015
Environmentalists Cite Santa Barbara Oil Spill in Fight Against New Offshore Drilling Plan
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Environmentalists Cite Santa Barbara Oil Spill in Fight Against New Offshore Drilling Plan

Environmentalists urged California regulators on Wednesday to reject a proposed expansion of the only offshore drilling operation still permitted in state

May 27, 2015
Total Views: 7

Friday, May 22, 2015
Platform Fire in Gulf of Mexico Off Louisiana – Update
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Platform Fire in Gulf of Mexico Off Louisiana – Update

Update: The platform fire continues to burn Friday in the Gulf of Mexico not far from the Louisiana coast.  The Coast Guard has updated that the maximum

May 22, 2015
Total Views: 24

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
Total Views: 40

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
Total Views: 27

Monday, April 27, 2015
Bunker Fuel Spill in New Zealand’s Tauranga Harbour
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Bunker Fuel Spill in New Zealand’s Tauranga Harbour

Bad weather was hampering clean-up of a bunker fuel spill from a ship in New Zealand's Tauranga

April 27, 2015
Total Views: 14

Thursday, April 23, 2015
Sunken Russian Trawler Leaking Oil Off Canary Islands
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Sunken Russian Trawler Leaking Oil Off Canary Islands

An oil slick has been spotted in the water near the Canary Islands that is believed to be from a Russian fishing trawler that sank in the area last

April 23, 2015
Total Views: 12

Saturday, April 11, 2015
British Columbia: Vancouver Oil Spill Response ‘Inadequate’
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British Columbia: Vancouver Oil Spill Response ‘Inadequate’

British Columbian officials on Friday criticized the Canadian government's response to an oil spill in the waters around Vancouver, calling into question plans

April 11, 2015
Total Views: 14
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