Captain and First Officer of Wakashio get 20 months in prison for endangering safe navigation

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Captain Sunil Kumar Nandeshwar and First Officer, Hitihanillage Subhoda Janendra Tilakaratna of the 203,000 DWT Capesize vessel Wakashio which hit a coral reef and sank off the coast of Mauritius … Read more..

Captain and First Officer of Wakashio found guilty for oil spill in Mauritius – to be sentenced

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The BBC has reported that the Captain and First Officer of the Wakashio that ran aground on a coral reef in Mauritius and sank, have been found guilty of endangering … Read more..

Should the Captain of the Wakashio be held responsible for dead dolphins

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Any maritime disaster will have severe impact on assets, people and environment.. The effects of the oil spill from the Wakashio is beginning to manifest itself as there have been … Read more..

The Wakashio oil spill in Mauritius – what happened and lessons learnt

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The MV Wakashio left China on 14 July, heading for Brazil. The vessel, owned by Nagashiki Shipping and operated by Mitsui OSK Lines Ltd, hit a coral reef, Pointe d’Esny,  … Read more..