Case Studies

AMADEO 1, Chile, 2014

AMADEO 1, Chile, 2014

On 18th August 2014, the Ro-Ro ferry AMADEO 1 (GT 9,737) en route from Puerto Natales to Puerto Montt, grounded in Kirke Canal, 40 NM south west of Puerto Natales, in southern Patagonia, Chile.

Categories: Chile, Oil, Non Tanker, RORO, Americas

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METULA, Chile, 1974

METULA, Chile, 1974

METULA grounded in the eastern Strait of Magellan, on 9th August 1974. Around 47,000 tonnes of light Arabian crude oil and 3,000 to 4,000 tonnes of heavy fuel oil are estimated to be have been lost.

Categories: Chile, Oil, Oil Tanker, Americas, Fate of Oil Spills, Environmental effects

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