Recent Case Studies

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.

Below shows the most recent profiles, to access the full list of case histories please use the link below, search using the filter on the right hand side or use the interactive map. 

Five most recent case studies:

ALFA 1, Greece, 2012

On 5th March 2012, the Greek tanker ALFA I (1,648 GT; built 1972) made contact with a submerged wreck in Elefsis Bay, Greece.

Categories: Oil, Europe, Oil Tanker, Compensation, Greece

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On 23rd February 1980, whilst at anchor at the bunkering location in Navarino Bay, Greece, the Greek tanker IRENES SERENADE loaded with a cargo of in 102,660 tonnes of Iraqi crude oil suffered explosions in the forecastle which set the cargo alight.

Categories: Oil, Europe, Oil Tanker, Greece

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