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Mumbai Oil Spill

Mumbai ship disaster: toxic containers missing

Missing containers carry hazardous chemicals and efforts are on to locate and retrieve them.


MSC Chitra collided with the St Kitts-registered MV Khalijia III around 9.40 am on August 7.
Mumbai ship collision: Pilots didn’t follow rulebook

Thursday , 12 August '10

The Panama-registered MSC Chitra collided with the St Kitts-registered MV Khalijia III around 9.40 am on August 7.
A boy shows his oil-stained foot near the Arabian Sea shore, in Mumbai.
Oil spill: MSC Chitra captain gets interim bail

Wednesday , 11 August '10

Captain of MSC Chitra stated that the collision was an accident and his custodial interrogation is not required.
Normal traffic by August 14: DG Shipping

Wednesday , 11 August '10

Mumbai and Jawaharlal Nehru ports will start receiving ships from August 14 after being shut following a collision between two cargo vessels...
The oil spill has affected the movement of outgoing and incoming ships.
Oil spill: 15 ships stranded, 41 waiting to dock

Wednesday , 11 August '10

Till the approach channel to Mumbai harbour is cleared, it is likely some ships will be diverted to other ports such as Kandla.
There were no reports of fresh oil spill from MSC Chitra which collided with another vessel off the Mumbai coa...
Mumbai oil spill a big disaster: Govt

Tuesday , 10 August '10

Maharashtra Govt said it would make every effort to clean the polluted water as soon as possible.
No fresh oil spill was reported ever since the fuel stopped trickling out from MSC Chitra's tanks.
No fresh oil spill reported, anti-pollution ops continue

Tuesday , 10 August '10

There were no reports of fresh oil spill from a cargo ship which collided with another vessel off the Mumbai coast.
Sinking ship’s leaks are plugged, no oil alarm yet, pesticide cargo safe as of now

Tuesday , 10 August '10

The Coast Guard today plugged the two ruptured tanks of the MSC Chitra which were spilling oil into the sea off the Mumbai ...
Officials suspect human error behind collision

Tuesday , 10 August '10

Investigators probing the collision between MSC Chitra and MV Khalijia III off the coast of Mumbai on Saturday suspect that human error on the part of one ...
Navigation error is focus of probe into collision

Tuesday , 10 August '10

Investigators probing Saturday’s collision suspect it was caused by human error on the part of the navigators of MSC Chitra, MV Khalijia III or both.
A villager treads the Elephanta coast Monday; (inset) a container from MSC Chitra floats in the sea	Mahendra P...
Spill hits Elephanta and Butcher

Tuesday , 10 August '10

Layers of oil covered the coastlines of Elephanta Island and Butcher Island Monday, part of the spill from the collision of MSC Chitra and MV Khalijia III.
Oil spill: Foreign experts called in

Monday , 9 August '10

The government has summoned foreign experts to tackle the alarming situation on the Mumbai coast.
Maha Govt has said it will take a month to clean up the coast where the slick spread after two cargo vessels c...
Oil leak plugged, will take a month to clean spill

Monday , 9 August '10

400 tonnes of oil spread in water, probe ordered.
Oil spill off Mumbai coast affects fish supply

Monday , 9 August '10

Fishing Association has been directed not to go fishing as sea water has been polluted due to the oil spill.
Coast guard ships and helicopters are working to try and contain an oil spill from the dangerously tilting MSC...
Mumbai oil spill threatens India's Nuke-site

Monday , 9 August '10

BARC uses sea water for its two research reactors — Dhruva and Cirus - for cooling purposes.
MSC Chitra has tilted 80 degrees and the total oil spill is nearly 50 tonnes.
Fresh on-shore oil spill found along Mumbai-Raigarh coast

Monday , 9 August '10

Two Panamanian cargo ships collided off the Mumbai coast on Aug 7, causing an oil-spill from one of the vessels.
Cargo vessel MSC Chitra, damaged after a collision with stationary MV Khalijia-III, is seen off the Mumbai coa...
India to make ship owners pay for Mumbai oil spill

Monday , 9 August '10

The sea around Mumbai is awash in oil and the damage to ecology looks to be devastating...
Rescue operations at the collision site
Oil continues to spill, crew of both cargo ships booked

Monday , 9 August '10

Cargo ship MSC Chitra that collided with another — MV Khalijia — off Mumbai coast continued to spill oil for the second day on Sunday and precariously tilted dropping more fuel containers into sea, as hectic efforts are on to contain the spill.
Ships collide off Mumbai port

Sunday , 8 August '10

Two cargo ships collided off Mumbai harbour at 9.40am on Saturday, with one running aground on impact and tilting to one side...