Topic: Oil spill

X-Press Pearl’s black box recovered

Marine experts from the Merchant Shipping Secretariat and the Sri Lanka Navy have recovered the Voyage Data Recorder (VDR), commonly known as the “ship’s black box”, of MV X-Press Pearl. The Sri Lanka Ports Authority...Read more
|Comment|author: Mariska Buitendijk
Oil sheen on water by Massachusetts Dept of Environmental Protection

Israel points to Iran in oil spill case

Israel holds Iran responsible for the oil spill that stained beaches with a tar-like substance last month. Environmental Protection Minister Gila Gamliel said the issue is being treated as a terrorist incident.Read more
|Comment|author: Mariska Buitendijk

Sunken cranes’ tanks emptied of oil

The emptying of the hydraulic oil and diesel tanks of the cranes that sunk in the port of Rostock on 31 January was completed on Friday 8 February, reports the Rostock Port Authority. The cranes...Read more
|Comment|author: Mariska Buitendijk