After the aft of the grounded bulk carrier OS 35 was lowered to better withstand coming bad weather, sheening of oil increased. Divers have now been able to locate the origin of the oil, which were oil pockets trapped within the frames of the hull. The oil has now...
The bulk carrier OS 35, which remains grounded in Gibraltar, withstood the bad weather of the past few days well. The aft of the vessel was lowered onto the sea bed after fears for its structural integrity in worsening weather conditions. This plan has worked well....
Adverse weather conditions that are forecast for Sunday and Monday are such that they may affect the structural integrity of the OS 35. The Gibraltar Port Authority and the salvors, Resolve, are exploring all realistic options to minimise pollution that may be caused...
Pumping operations to reduce the amount of oil on board the bulk carrier OS 35, which partially sank after colliding with an LNG tanker, are still ongoing. The cause of water ingress into the engine room has been found and solved as well as of cargo hold 5. High winds...
The situation has remained stable with continuous pumping out of diesel from the bulk carrier OS 35 overnight in the Port of Gibraltar. As of 7 am today, 197 cubic metres of diesel have been removed from the vessel. This represents around eighty per cent of the...
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