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Japanese ship involved in Mauritius oil spill breaks apart

Cargo ship. Damaged. Taking on water.

REUTERS, AUGUST 15, 2020 (Reuters) – A Japanese bulk carrier that ran aground on a reef in Mauritius last month threatening a marine ecological disaster around the Indian Ocean island has broken apart, authorities said on Saturday. The condition of the MV Wakashio was worsening early on Saturday and it split by the afternoon, the Mauritius National Crisis Committee said. …

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20,000 tonnes of diesel spill into Arctic Circle river – Putin declares state of emergency

Red fuel stains the surface of a river

PortandTerminal.com, June 4, 2020 The release of more than 20,000 tons of diesel in the environmentally fragile Siberian ecosystem is said to be one of the country’s worst such accidents. MOSCOW – It has long been every environmentalist’s nightmare and now it has happened. A fuel tank at a power plant near the Siberian city of Norilsk collapsed last Friday …

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