That’s 2 spills this past week we’re seeing. Neither were of crude oil but fuel oil that runs the vessel engines. This 300m long vessel is a bulk carrier (for things like iron ore, coal, sand, etc) and from what we gather, suffered a hull puncture once the tugboats came to help. https://twitter.com/priyahein/status/1291658086617407489
Mind-boggling: Bassil told BBC News: "the question is not why it was there, but how it was ignited". Having 2,750 freaking tons of ammonium nitrate in a civilian port for seven years is completely normal.
#seafarers tell me they feel forgotten by shore staff at home, also feel company's forget current at sea experience is different to theirs from 10/20yrs ago #OutOfTouch #crewchange #COVID19 PM me your experience