The Maritime Disciplinary Court of the Netherlands (Tuchtcollege voor de Scheepvaart) has fined both the captain and first mate of Wagenborg’s Alaskaborg. Both wrongfully assumed they were pumping melt or sea water overboard, but this was in fact at least...
RDC Reield Marine Services, owners of the sunken tanker Princess Empress, have engaged the Malayan Towage and Salvage Corporation (MTSC) to extract the remaining oil cargo from the wreck. MTSC will deploy specialised Remotely Operated Underwater Vehicles (ROVs) to...
Bad weather has caused the wreck of the bulk carrier OS 35 to split in two. According to the Gibraltar Port Authority, the shipwreck shifted, resulting in the separation of the hull and minor oil residue leaking from the ship. The extreme waxing and waning of the tide...
On Tuesday, 11 April, Swedish Coast Guard aircraft identified a palm oil spill north of Gotska Sandön covering an area of 10 km2. The suspected tanker was ordered to anchor and was subsequently boarded by Coast Guard personnel. It is not possible to tackle the spill....
RDC Reield Marine Services, owners of the sunken tanker Princess Empress, report that specialised oil leak capping bags have successfully been installed on areas of the wreck. A remotely-operated vehicle (ROV) operated by the Japanese salvage vessel Shin Nichi Maru...
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