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Spill Journal: MV Fedra

November, 2016

Spill Journal: MV Fedra

The MV Fedra was a Liberian-registered bulk-carrier cargo ship. It ran aground and smashed against Europa Point, the southernmost tip of Gibraltar, on the 10th October 2008, following severe gale force winds measuring 12 on the Beaufort scale. 

Read about OSRL's involvment in the next entry of our Spill Journal.

Spill Journal: Montara, West Atlas

Spill Journal: Montara, West Atlas

The Montara incident was an oil and gas leak, and subsequent slick that took place in the Montara oil field in the Timor Sea, off the northern coast of Western Australia on 21st August 2009.

The slick was released following a blowout from the Montara wellhead platform and continued leaking in total for 74 days. Read about OSRL's involvment in the next entry of our Spill Journal.

Spill Journal: MV Tasman Spirit

August, 2016

Case Study: Tullow Oil Ghana conduct exercise with OSRL support

The MV Tasman Spirit, a single-hulled tanker carrying 67,535 tonnes of crude oil destined for the Pakistan National Shipping Corporation (PNSC), ran aground near Karachi port on 27th July 2003. Three attempts were made to tow it away but all failed. Cracks appeared in the hull on 14th August. The oil spill impacted 14 km of coastline along the Clifton Beach, Karachi. Read about OSRL's involvment in the first entry of our Spill Journal.