CASUALTY – 40 Years Ago – AMOCO CADIZ – 16.03.1978 On 16 March 1978, the very large crude carrier (VLCC) AMOCO CADIZ lost her steering in a Force 10 storm and grounded on Portsall Rocks off the coast of Brittany, France. As she broke up, the tanker lost her entire cargo of 1.6 million barrels of crude […]

Oil spill at Malta Freeport Terminal August 1st Afternoon – An oil spill clean-up operation is under way at Malta Freeport Terminal after the toxic liquid leaked into the sea while a berthed vessel underwent bunkering operations. Teams from Malta Freeport Terminal, Cassar Ship Repair and Transport Malta have been working throughout the night and […]