MARINES POLLUTIONS

(Français) Marées noires en Corse et en Bretagne

16 Jun 2021

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Notices of oil spills on the world ocean

10 Sep 2020

Notices of oil spills on the world ocean

While the French Navy is sealing up cracks on the forepart of the Tanio wreck (1980) off Brittany, oil spills or oil spill risks are multiplying. The Covid-19 pandemic is involved in this resurgence. The crews are no longer relieved. Confined to their workplaces, they are overworked, cut off from the world and depressed. The Indian captain of the Wakashio, which ran aground on Mauritius, had been on board for a year and other crew members for 9 months. The minimal maintenance of merchant ships is also delayed. Political circumstances are other aggravating factors, as in the example of FSO (Floating Storage and Offloading) units which in peacetime “feed” tankers that have come empty from all over the world.

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(Français) Les Seveso continuent à sortir de leurs cages

24 Jul 2020

(Français) Les Seveso continuent à sortir de leurs cages

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(Français) Les cold case des marées noires

9 Mar 2020

(Français) Les cold case des marées noires

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(Français) La marée noire anonyme

19 Dec 2019

(Français) La marée noire anonyme

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(Français) 20 ans après le naufrage de l’Erika

11 Dec 2019

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(Français) Ubu TEX

5 Nov 2019

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(Français) Echouement en Corse

14 Oct 2019

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Oil spill caused by bauxite

30 Apr 2019

Oil spill caused by bauxite

Solomon Trader (formerly known as the Ocean Amber, the Noble Union, the Nueva Union, the Doric Chariot). IMO 9075670. Measures 225m in length. 73,592 deadweight tons. Hong Kong flag. Classification society Nippon Kaiji Kyokai. Built in 1994 in Ulsan, South Korea by Hyundai. Owned by King Trader Ltd. (Hong Kong, China). Detained in 2005 in Hay Point, Australia and in 2012 in Paradip, India. The Solomon Trader brings bad luck. On July 29,2002, as the Greek flagged Doric Chariot, she left Hay Point (Queensland, Australia) with her coal cargo and ran ground on a coral reef in the Great Barrier Reef near Piper Island. Australian authorities reported no casualties or pollution. On February 20, 2013, as the Hong Kong flagged Ocean Amber, she was anchored at Richards Bay, South Africa. The port anchor windlass motor exploded, which killed an Indian sailor.

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(Français) Depuis la Corse jusqu’à Alang

31 Dec 2018

(Français) Depuis la Corse jusqu’à Alang

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