Sunday, November 11, 2007

Russian Oil Tanker Splits in Half, Oil Spill in Kerch Strait Near Black Sea

Latest News about Russian Oil Tanker

Russian oil tanker breaks in two (
MOSCOW, Russia (AP) -- A Russian oil tanker split in two during a fierce storm early Sunday, spilling some 560,000 gallons of fuel into a strait leading to the Black Sea in one of the worst environmental disasters in the region in years, authorities said.
November 11th, 2007

Russian oil tanker spills 1,300 tonnes of fuel into Kerch Strait (AFP via Yahoo! News)
A Russian tanker broke in half during a storm on Sunday, spilling 1,300 tonnes of fuel oil into the Kerch Strait between the Black Sea and the Sea of Azov, a transport ministry spokeswoman told AFP.
November 11th, 2007

Russian oil tanker sinks, spills 2,200 tons of oil (USA Today)
A Russian oil tanker broke in two in a storm in the Black Sea Sunday, spilling some 2,200 tons of fuel oil into the Kerch Strait and posing a serious environmental problem, officials said.
November 11th, 2007

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