tanker oil spill

  • Exxon Valdez oil spill - Wikipedia

    The Exxon Valdez oil spill occurred in Prince William Sound, Alaska, March 24, 1989, when Exxon Valdez, an oil tanker owned by Exxon Shipping Company, bound for Long ...

  • Prince William Sound · Clean-up and environmental impact · Litigation and cleanup costs
  • Oil tanker - Wikipedia

    An oil tanker, also known as a petroleum tanker, is a merchant ship designed for the bulk transport of oil. There are two basic types of oil tankers: crude tankers ...

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  • Iranian tanker ablaze off China amid fears of oil spill ...

    An Iranian oil tanker collided with a bulk freighter and caught fire off China's eastern coast, leaving its entire crew of 32 missing, most of them Iranians ...

  • Tanker disaster in East China Sea could be world’s …

    Tanker disaster in East China Sea could be world’s worst oil spill in 35 years Oil will continue to spread for months, potentially threatening Japan and South Korea.

  • Oil spill off China coast now the size of Paris - CNN

    Jan 18, 2018· An oil spill from an Iranian oil tanker that sank in the East China Sea is now the size of Paris.

  • Burning Oil Tanker Sinks, Creating Huge Spill in …

    After burning for nearly an entire week, the Sanchi oil tanker has finally plunged to the bottom of the East China Sea. A large, toxic oil slick now threatens the ...

  • Huge Oil Spill Spreads in East China Sea, Stirring ...

    Jan 15, 2018· HONG KONG — An oil spill from an Iranian tanker that sank in the East China Sea is rapidly spreading, officials said Tuesday, alarming environmentalists about the threat to sea and bird life in the waterway. The tanker, the Sanchi, was carrying 136,000 tons of highly flammable fuel oil when it ...

  • The Unprecedented East China Sea Oil Spill - The Atlantic

    The World Has Never Seen an Oil Spill Like This. A tanker that sank off the Chinese coast was carrying “condensate,” a mix of molecules …

  • Exxon Valdez Oil Spill - U-S-History

    The role of Exxon Valdez Oil Spill in the history of the United States of America.

  • China: Oil slick from Iranian tanker triples in size ...

    The spill from a sunken Iranian oil tanker off the Chinese coast is now about the size of Malta. But much of the environmental danger may be lurking underneath the water.

  • A Nearly Invisible Oil Spill Threatens Some of …

    Feb 12, 2018· At left, the tanker Sanchi billowing smoke off the coast of eastern China on Jan. 10. At right, six days later, a fuel spill visible on the East China Sea.

  • Oil Spill Facts - Exxon Valdez Oil Spill Trustee Council

    Information on ecosystem restoration, research, and monitoring following the March 1989 Exxon Valdez Oil Spill in Prince William Sound, Alaska

  • Why the Oil Tanker Explosion Would Be Such a …

    The ship was carrying a form of oil called condensate—here's what it could mean for the environment.

  • Exxon Valdez oil spill | environmental disaster, …

    Exxon Valdez oil spill: Exxon Valdez oil spill, massive oil spill that occurred on March 24, 1989, in Prince William Sound, an inlet in the Gulf of Alaska, Alaska, U.S.

  • Opinion: After 25 years, Exxon Valdez oil spill …

    Mar 23, 2014· Marybeth Holleman says 25 years after the Exxon Valdez oil spill, its toxic effects remain. We still haven't learned its lesson: We need to stop consuming oil.

  • Burning Iranian tanker produces 10-mile oil slick in …

    A burning Iranian oil tanker that sank in the East China Sea could pose a serious threat to the marine environment, according to experts. The incident has resulted in a 10-mile long oil slick, which was discovered east of the site where the ship sank.

  • Four days on, the Sanchi oil tanker ... - The Washington Post

    This post has been updated. Four days on, rescue crews are still struggling to reach the Sanchi, an oil tanker on fire in the East China Sea. The tanker had collided with a South Korean freight boat on Saturday. Since then, an international effort has been launched to reach the Sanchi and put out ...

  • Iran oil tanker explodes, sinks off China with no …

    Jan 14, 2018· A burning Iranian oil tanker that sank in the East China Sea on Sunday in the worst oil ship disaster in decades has produced a large oil slick, as worries grow over damage to the marine ecosystem. Newslook TEHRAN, Iran — A burning Iranian oil tanker exploded and sank Sunday after more than a ...

  • ERIKA, West of France, 1999 - ITOPF

    Incident. The Maltese tanker ERIKA, carrying some 31,000 tonnes of heavy fuel oil as cargo, broke in two in a severe storm in the Bay of Biscay on 12 th December 1999, 60 miles from the coast of Brittany.

  • Japan sees little chance of oil slick from sunk tanker ...

    Japan sees little chance of the oil spill from a stricken Iranian tanker that sank on Sunday in the East China Sea reaching its shores, an official at the nation's environment ministry said on Tuesday.

  • Oil tanker still on fire in the East China Sea | MINING…

    An Iranian vessel operating under Panama’s flag has been on fire since last Saturday in the East China Sea, following a collision with a cargo ship about 260km off ...

  • Oil tanker burning off China’s coast at risk of …

    BEIJING: An Iranian oil tanker that caught fire after colliding with a freighter off China’s east coast is at risk of exploding and sinking, Chinese state media ...