Case Studies

INDEPENDENTA, Bosphorus, Turkey, 1979

INDEPENDENTA, Bosphorus, Turkey, 1979

On 15th November 1979, Romanian tanker INDEPENDENTA collided with the Greek cargo ship EVRIALI, off Haydarpasa at the entrance to the Bosphorus, in Turkey. A part of the cargo of 93,800 tonnes of Libyan Es Sider crude oil spilled and caught fire.

Categories: Turkey, Oil, Oil Tanker, Asia

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SEA STAR, Gulf of Oman, 1972

SEA STAR, Gulf of Oman, 1972

The South Korean tanker SEA STAR collided with the Brazilian tanker HORTA BARBOSA in the Gulf of Oman, on 19th December 1972. The incident resulted in the spillage of approximately 115,000 tonnes of crude oil.

Categories: Oman, Oil, Oil Tanker, Asia

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