This section contains summaries of major spills from 1967 to the present day, looking at the incident, response, our involvement together with selected bibliographies and web links, where available.
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