Japanese shipping firm Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL) on Tuesday (11 August) published a second update on grounded bulk carrier MV Wakashio detailing steps that have been taken thus far to minimise any damage caused to the environment and to salvage the situation:
Tokyo-Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL; President: Junichiro Ikeda) received the following information from Nagashiki Shipping Co. Ltd.(Nagashiki) who is the owners and managers of bulk carrier Wakashio and Time Chartered to MOL.
Situation of leaked Fuel Oil:
Situation of the Ship:
Status of cargo:
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Published: 12 August, 2020
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