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Tuesday, August 25, 2020
Maritime News

Wakashio’s Bow Scuttled Off Mauritius

TOKYO, Aug 25 (Reuters) – Japan’s Nagashiki Shipping, which owns the bulk carrier that ran aground on a reef in Mauritius and caused a large oil

August 25, 2020
Total Views: 610

Monday, August 24, 2020
Maritime News

Opinion: Wakashio’s Devastating Spill Is a Big Problem for Oil

By Julian Lee (Bloomberg Opinion) –Don’t dismiss the leak of oil from the MV Wakashio that ran aground last month on a reef off the Indian Ocean island

August 24, 2020
Total Views: 83

Friday, August 21, 2020
Wakashio ship sinking
Oil Spill

Wakashio Deviated From Shipping Lane Before Mauritius Grounding

by Aaron Sheldrick (Reuters) – MV Wakashio, the Japanese-owned bulk carrier that ran aground off Mauritius and spilled oil over pristine waters,

August 21, 2020
Total Views: 337

Oil Spill

Mauritius To Scuttle MV Wakashio

by George Obulutsa (Reuters) – Mauritius said on Thursday it had started to scuttle the Japanese-owned bulk carrier that ran aground off its shores and

August 21, 2020
Total Views: 160

Wednesday, August 19, 2020
Wakashio-tanker-captain
Oil Spill

Mauritius Jails Wakashio Captain Under Piracy And Violence Act

  Captain Sunil Kumar Nandeshwar, master of the MV Wakashio bulk carrier that ran aground on a coral reef, causing a large oil spill, was arrested and

August 19, 2020
Total Views: 232

MV Wakashio oil spill aerial photo
Oil Spill

Nagashiki Shipping Apologizes For Wakashio Oil Spill

by Yuka Obayashi (Reuters) – Japan’s, the owner of a bulk carrier that ran aground in Mauritius, causing an oil spill in one of the world’s most

August 19, 2020
Total Views: 63

Tuesday, August 18, 2020
Mauritius Oil Tanker Spill Drone Photo
Environment

Mauritius Oil Clean-up Turns Focus From Ship To Shore

by Yuka Obayashi (Reuters) – A Japanese disaster relief team helping to clean up a devastating oil spill off the Indian Ocean island nation of Mauritius

August 18, 2020
Total Views: 81

Monday, August 17, 2020
Oil Spill

Wakashio Breaks Apart With 166 Tons Of Fuel Oil Still Aboard

by Omar Mohammed (Reuters) – A Japanese bulk carrier that ran aground on a reef in Mauritius last month threatening a marine ecological disaster around

August 17, 2020
Total Views: 48

Friday, August 14, 2020
Maritime News

Wakashio Grounding and Oil Spill: Was the Mauritian Government Unprepared?

Christian Bueger – The devastating oil spill that wreaked havoc on Mauritius’ coastline raises the question of whether the response by the government

August 14, 2020
Total Views: 475

Maritime News

Wakashio Grounding: Who Pays for the Oil Spill and How Much?

TOKYO, Aug 14 (Reuters) – A Japanese bulk carrier struck a coral reef off the Indian Ocean island nation of Mauritius on July 25, spilling about 1,000

August 14, 2020
Total Views: 269

Thursday, August 13, 2020
Maritime News

Wakashio Ship Owner Promises Compensation for Grounding

The Japanese owner of the MV Wakashio said it fully intends to compensate for any damages in accordance with applicable law from the ship’s grounding and

August 13, 2020
Total Views: 131

Wednesday, August 12, 2020
Maritime News

Panama Ship Registry Addresses Wakashio Grounding in Mauritius

The Panama Ship Registry said it “deeply regrets” the grounding of the Japanese-owned and Panamanian-registered MV Wakashio in Mauritius and

August 12, 2020
Total Views: 287

Maritime News

Mauritius Says Nearly All Remaining Oil Pumped from Grounded Wakashio

By Omar Mohammed NAIROBI, Aug 12 (Reuters) – Mauritius’ Prime Minister Pravind Jugnauth said on Wednesday nearly all remaining oil had been removed

August 12, 2020
Total Views: 27

Tuesday, August 11, 2020
Maritime News

Here’s Why So Much World Trade Passes Mauritius

By Julian Lee and Adeola Eribake (Bloomberg) — The bulk carrier Wakashio was 11 days into a month-long voyage to Brazil when it hit a reef off Mauritius

August 11, 2020
Total Views: 529

Maritime News

Wakashio Ship Owner: Over 1,000 Tons of Fuel Pumped from Vessel

Around 1,000 metric tons of Very Low Sulphur Fuel Oil is estimated to have leaked from the grounded MV Wakashio in Mauritius, according to the ship owner

August 11, 2020
Total Views: 217

Maritime News

Wakashio Grounding: Threat to Sea Life Grows

By Duncan Miriri NAIROBI, Aug 11 (Reuters) – Mauritian volunteers fished dead eels from oily waters on Tuesday as they tried to clean up damage to the

August 11, 2020
Total Views: 28

Monday, August 10, 2020
Maritime News

Mauritians Told to Prepare for ‘Worst Case’ Oil Spill

By Katharine Houreld and Duncan Miriri NAIROBI, Aug 10 (Reuters) – A Japanese ship that ran aground on a reef off Mauritius two weeks ago has now stopped

August 10, 2020
Total Views: 78

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
Total Views: 387

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

August 10, 2020
Total Views: 70

Friday, August 7, 2020
Maritime News

Weather Hampers Wakashio Oil Spill Response in Mauritius

By Kamlesh Bhuckory (Bloomberg) — Bad weather hindered efforts to contain an oil spill from a bulk carrier off the southeastern coast of Mauritius that

August 7, 2020
Total Views: 100