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Divers Assess Risk of Oil Leak From Sunken Ship

A large feed boat belonging to fish farming company Laxar sunk in Reyðarfjörður, East Iceland last weekend. Vísir reports that divers were sent out to the ship yesterday to assess the risk of oil …

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No oil leak from sunken barge in West Grand Traverse Bay

Efforts to refloat a sunken barge in West Grand Traverse Bay started Friday. The barge sank November 30th, about 100 yards from shore.

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New Oil Spill In Mauritius Near To Bird Sanctuary Linked To Sunken Japanese Ship Wakashio

The Indian Ocean island of Mauritius is now dealing with a second major oil spill. This time the source of the leak are a set of storage tanks and pipes linked to where the experimental oil from the …

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Partially sunken boat leaks oil at Greenwich marina

Upon arrival, marine officers saw that the vessel was leaking oil and asked the Greenwich Fire Department to respond with booms to contain the spill while employees of Harbors End attempted to …

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Coast Guard: Sunken World War II tanker off Long Island leaking oil

A World War II tanker sunken off the South Shore is being assessed for its potential pollution threat to Long Island waters after reports of apparent oil sheen on waters in the area. Divers, who are …

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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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