Major oil spill Mauritius

East coast saved from major oil spill

Mauritius escaped a major ecological disaster on Thursday after Liberian oil tanker Wisdom, on its way to Malaysia which saw its engine fail 5 km off the shores of Belle Mare on Thursday afternoon, was dangerously drifting onshore towards the coral reefs. The tanker was only carrying fuel for its own consumption which that alone [...]

17 Aug 2012, The Independent Daily