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Oil Spills

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.

Chennai spill enquiry launched as minister claims it was 'human error'
06 Feb 2017 14:25 GMT
Directorate General of Shipping to look into the factors that caused the incident.

Debris team finds bunker bottles: AMSA investigates
23 Jan 2017 06:47 GMT
Master and chief engineer said to be unable to explain how samples made their way overboard.

Izmit Bay: letters of protest after fuel oil spill
20 Jan 2017 12:38 GMT
Vessel operators submit letters of protest concerning vessel cleaning and delays.

Boxship spill: two fuel patches spotted
05 Jan 2017 06:14 GMT
Skimmers and booms placed off Pulau Ubin and Nenas Channel to contain spilled fuel.

Boxship collision causes 300-tonne bunker spill off Johor
04 Jan 2017 15:26 GMT
APL Denver is said to have suffered damage to one of its bunker tanks.

Shipowners urged to renew Danish bunker certificate
22 Dec 2016 08:46 GMT
Bunker certificates typically expire on 20th February.

Coalition calls for Arctic HFO ban following 'crucial' IMO decision
31 Oct 2016 09:27 GMT
Clean Arctic Alliance calls for concrete proposals to be brought forward in time for the next MEPC meeting in May.

Shipping firms fined $1.3m for dumping oily waste and cover-up
24 Oct 2016 09:50 GMT
Oily waste discharged on voyage to Seattle; false log books given to Coast Guard inspectors.

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