The Chinese-flagged fishing trawler, Lu Rong Yuan Yu 588, which ran aground off the Mauritius northwest coast at Pointe-aux-Sables on 7 March, was towed to the port of Port Louis on 11 March. Earlier that day the remaining fuel on board had been removed. Crew and...
A trawler carrying 130 tonnes of fuel oil ran aground off the coast of Mauritius on 7 March. It is the second time in about seven months that the island faces a shipping accident that threatens its shores with serious pollution. The Chinese-flagged ship ran aground on...
‘I was not responsible, because I was drunk and had handed over command to my first mate.’ That was the defence of the captain who, on 25 July last year, ran the huge ore carrier Wakashio into a reef off the island of Mauritius. Mauritius Court of Inquiry...
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