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Oil Spills

SIBCON concludes with oil spill exercise
05 Oct 2018 08:50 GMT
Bunker supplier Shell Eastern Petroleum participates in simulated 10,000-tonne spill.

K Line ship enters Polish repair yard after bunker spill
22 Aug 2018 09:51 GMT
Makassar Highway leaked fuel oil off the coast of Sweden towards the end of July.

K Line ship arrives at Oskarshamn after bunker spill
02 Aug 2018 11:21 GMT
Vehicle carrier towed to safe location after leaking fuel oil during refloating on July 29.

Swedish Club examines lessons to learn from bunker pollution accident
17 Jul 2018 11:12 GMT
Operators advised to communicate when switching tanks; ensure valves are shut; and make sure tank system is working and monitored.

Iceland mulls HFO ban options in territorial waters
01 Jun 2018 08:43 GMT
Nordic nation evaluates strategies to reduce pollution from burning heavy fuel oil.

Honduras oil spill response requirements enter into force this week
24 May 2018 15:08 GMT
The lowdown on the documentation needed for vessels dropping anchor in Honduran waters.

PPR6 to develop Arctic HFO ban as nations urge 2021 implementation
16 Apr 2018 09:18 GMT
MEPC directs 2019 sub-committee to draw up plan following strongly worded proposal to apply ban 'no later than the end of 2021'.

Norwegian partnership creates 'one-stop-shop' for oil spill response
07 Mar 2018 10:51 GMT
Tie-up involves Framo, Maritime Partner, Norbit Aptomar and NorLense.

New UAE updates on spill dispersants and ships carrying oil products
25 Jan 2018 16:40 GMT
Updated requirements for loading and discharging; approved list of oil spill dispersants for Fujairah.

Record Northern Sea Route volume prompts fresh call for HFO ban
23 Jan 2018 12:07 GMT
Clean Arctic Alliance calls for member state support at MEPC 72 in April.

NGOs welcome IMO action on mitigating Arctic HFO risk
10 Jul 2017 06:14 GMT
Concrete proposals for measures to reduce the risks of HFO in the Arctic are to be considered in April 2018.

New contracts designed to speed spill response times
16 Jun 2017 09:52 GMT
BIMCO and ISCO launch two contracts to make arranging clean-up services following a spill incident easier.

Petrotrin spill: fuel oil enters Venezuelan waters
02 May 2017 12:55 GMT
PDVSA expected to treat spilled product on the other side of the border, says Petrotrin.

Cleanup continues following fuel oil tank leak: Petrotrin
25 Apr 2017 13:28 GMT
Supplier says around 20 barrels of fuel oil escaped from a storage tank.

Understanding LNG: Bunker supplier Ferus performs demonstration
18 Apr 2017 16:41 GMT
Demonstration shows what happens to LNG in various scenarios.

Andesborg bunker spill 'could have been much worse': Coast Guard
18 Apr 2017 09:16 GMT
Vessel is estimated to have leaked up to 1,000 litres of marine fuel.

Operation to remove fuel from sunken boat in Seattle
10 Apr 2017 11:03 GMT
Boat is said to have sunk with an estimated 150 gallons of fuel on board.

Barge cleanup operation continues in California
10 Apr 2017 10:45 GMT
Sunken Vengeance is said to have leaked diesel fuel and hydraulic oil south of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge.

Oil sheen, 'strong smell of fuel' at Stellar Daisy crew rescue site: Navy
03 Apr 2017 00:04 GMT
Location of ore carrier and fate of 22 crew members remains unknown.

Tug spills fuel in US Gulf
03 Apr 2017 00:01 GMT
Between 300 and 500 gallons of fuel is said to have been spilled in Alabama.





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