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Dramatic Photos Show Wakashio’s Bow Being Scuttled

final photos as the bow of Panama-flagged, Japanese-owned MV Wakashio can be seen rising several meters high in the air over the blue waters

PortandTerminal.com, August 25, 2020 The Government of Mauritius revealed that the operation to deliberately sink the forward section of the Wakashio was finally completed on 24 August. Rough weather conditions had delayed earlier attempts to scuttle the ship’s bow. Photos released overnight show the dramatic final moments of the forward section of the oil spill vessel, The Wakashio. 24 August 2020: dramatic final …

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Mauritius Oil Spill Latest Developments: MV Wakashio Captain Arrested

Bow of ship being towed. Stern seen behind it broken off.

PortandTerminal.com, August 18, 2020 The MV Wakashio ran aground on a coral reef, Pointe d’Esny, on 25 July while carrying 4,000 tonnes of fuel oil, causing an ecological emergency. LONDON – BBC is reporting that the Captain of the MV Wakashio has been arrested. Sunil Kumar Nandeshwar, a 58-year-old Indian man, has been charged with endangering safe navigation, police said. …

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