Oil spill from grounded ferry contained
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Oil spill from grounded ferry contained

The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) contained an oil spill from the 'Super Shuttle Roro 5' that ran aground in Mabini town in the Batangas province at the height of typhoon “Nina” in December 2016

12 March 2018 - 13:14 - Update: 12 March 2018 - 13:40

The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) contained an oil spill from the 'Super Shuttle Roro 5' that ran aground in Mabini town in the Batangas province at the height of typhoon “Nina” in December 2016. 100 liters of bunker fuel mixed with water spilled in the area where the ferry had been stranded in Barangay (village) Malimatoc. The vessel was later sold to a new owner, who recently started the ship’s stripping. The Coastguard received a report of an oil spill in the late evening of March 12. Immediately they sent responders and booms. The spill was contained early on March 12 and did not cause much damage to the coast. However, the PCG ordered the salvaging suspended “to see what better way to avoid another leak. The wreck was believed to still contain bunker fuel in its lower deck.

Source: VesselTracker.Com
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