Mauritius oil spill: ship breaks up and remaining fuel spreads into ocean – video

A Japanese ship that has leaked hundreds of tonnes of fuel oil off the coast of Mauritius has broken up. The MV Wakashio ran aground on a coral reef on 25 July with 4,000 tonnes of the fuel, causing an ecological emergency

The Guardian

Last updated on 18 August 2020

Type: 
Media Watch
Country: 
Mauritius
Region: 
Indian Ocean
Threats: 
Pollution
Species group: 
Reptiles