Industrialized Cyclist Notepad


Rena breaks in two
January 8, 2012, 21:12
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“The wreck of the Greek-owned Rena was described as New Zealand’s worst maritime environmental disaster even before the rear section of the ship, lashed by pounding seas, broke away yesterday. The ship has already spilled heavy fuel oil that fouled pristine North Island beaches and killed up to 20,000 seabirds, and despite salvage efforts nearly 400 tonnes of oil remain onboard.”

via New Zealand braces for oil spill as Rena splits on reef | The Australian


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