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China says sunken Iranian tanker may now be leaking heavy oil

BEIJING (Reuters) – A sunken Iranian oil tanker may be leaking heavy bunker fuel as well as light oil off the east coast of China and the best remedy was to recover the vessel, officials said on Friday. It was unclear how much bunker fuel was left aboard …

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Sunken tanker off China’s coast leaks 100 sq km of oil slicks

China is preparing to send underwater robots to investigate the hull of a sunken Iranian tanker that has created oil slicks covering 100 sq km of ocean, marking one of the worst shipping disasters in recent years. The underwater operation, which will also …

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China to send in deep-sea divers to plug oil leaks in sunken Iranian tanker Sanchi

Chinese maritime authorities will deploy deep-sea divers to assess the wreck and plug oil leaks from an Iranian tanker that exploded and sank in the East China Sea on Sunday. An emergency task force official and a leading marine specialist said on Tuesday …

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Crews cleaning oil leak from sunken West Virginia boat, Coast Guard says

Crews in West Virginia are working to clean up an oil spill after learning of a reported sunken boat, the Coast Guard said in a news release Wednesday night. At 7:40 a.m., members of the Coast Guard Marine Safety Unit Huntington got word from the vessel …

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Greek beaches blackened as sunken tanker leaks oil

Miles of shoreline along some of Greece’s most popular beaches has been left blackened following a huge oil spill from a sunken tanker. The Agia Zoni II ship, which was 45 years old, sank near the island of Salamis on Sunday night. By Wednesday, the spill …
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Fuel, oil leaking from sunken barge in San Francisco Bay

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Diesel fuel and hydraulic oil are leaking into the San Francisco Bay after powerful winds capsized a freight barge near the Oakland-San Francisco Bay Bridge early Friday. Authorities say they are preparing to clean a maximum of 4,000 …
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Sunken vessel’s owner says it spent P55M to address oil spill off Cebu – InterAksyon


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Sunken vessel's owner says it spent P55M to address oil spill off Cebu
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CEBU CITY — 2GO Group Inc., owner of the sunken MV St. Thomas Aquinas, said it has spent at least P55 million to address the oil spill caused by the sinking of its passenger vessel near Lauis Ledge, Talisay City last August 16. Earlier, Department of 
We've already spent P55M: 2GOSun.Star
Oil spill damages demanded from firms in ferry sinkingBusinessWorld Online Edition
2 ships in collision asked to pay P41MInquirer.net
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Oil spill from sunken ferry in Philippines hurts coastline, fishermen – CNN


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Oil spill from sunken ferry in Philippines hurts coastline, fishermen
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(CNN) — The ferry disaster in the southern Philippines that has so far left more than 60 people dead and dozens more missing is also turning into an environmental catastrophe for the surrounding area as spilled fuel contaminates coastlines. The St
Cebu oil spill 'manageable'Sun.Star
Cebu oil spill reaches 5 barangaysInquirer.net
DENR assessing oil spill damage, penalties eyed for those liablePhilippine Star
InterAksyon –International Business Times AU
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Oil spill from sunken ship affects 5 coastal villages in Cebu town – Inquirer.net


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Oil spill from sunken ship affects 5 coastal villages in Cebu town
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CEBU CITY—The oil spill from the MV St. Thomas Aquinas, the passenger vessel of 2Go that sank Friday evening after it collided with a cargo vessel, has affected five barangays (villages) of Cordova town. In a press release, DENR-7 Regional Executive 
Oil spill worries Cebu fishers, triggers probeSun.Star
2Go Group hires divers, experts to manage oil spill from ship collisionGMA News
2GO focuses on containing oil spill from sunken shipABS CBN News
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Ecology estimates costs of sunken ship, spill in cove off Whidbey Island – Peninsula Daily News

COUPEVILLE — The sinking of the Deep Sea in Penn Cove off Whidbey Island has cost the state an estimated $ 350,000 so far, the state Department of Ecology said last week. The 140-foot crab boat sank May 13 after catching fire shortly before …
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