Coast Guard Investigates Spill

Wednesday, December 04, 2002
Coast Guard pollution investigators are en route to a reported oil well line rupture in the Atchalaya Basin, north of Marsh Island. Hilcorp, a Houston company that owns the line, reported the spill at 9:30 a.m. The spill is estimated to be 100 barrels, or 4,200 gallons; the sheen is reported to be 500 yards by 300 yards. Oil Mop, an Oil Spill Response Organization, is on scene cleaning the oil, which is contained in the surrounding marsh.

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C-Job Designs Flettner Freighter for Switijnk

The Dutch shipping company family Switijnk has contracted C-Job Naval Architects to develop a Rotor Sail-equipped design to meet their specific loading and sailing profile.

Vitol's Malaysia Terminal Suspends Ops after Spill

VTTI, the storage unit of world's largest oil trader Vitol, has suspended operations at its terminal in southern Malaysia following an oil spill, two industry sources said on Friday.

Danish Maritime Authority Supports Maritime Cultural Days

The Danish Maritime Authority's buoy tender ’POUL LØWENØRN’ will be alongside in Korsør in connection with the Maritime Cultural Days. The vessel will be open to visitors throughout Saturday,

 
 
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