Full Coverage - Mumbai Oil Spill
Missing containers carry hazardous chemicals and efforts are on to locate and retrieve them.
Thursday , 12 August '10The Panama-registered MSC Chitra collided with the St Kitts-registered MV Khalijia III around 9.40 am on August 7.
Wednesday , 11 August '10Captain of MSC Chitra stated that the collision was an accident and his custodial interrogation is not required.
Wednesday , 11 August '10Mumbai and Jawaharlal Nehru ports will start receiving ships from August 14 after being shut following a collision between two cargo vessels...
Wednesday , 11 August '10Till the approach channel to Mumbai harbour is cleared, it is likely some ships will be diverted to other ports such as Kandla.
Tuesday , 10 August '10Maharashtra Govt said it would make every effort to clean the polluted water as soon as possible.
Tuesday , 10 August '10There were no reports of fresh oil spill from a cargo ship which collided with another vessel off the Mumbai coast.
Tuesday , 10 August '10The Coast Guard today plugged the two ruptured tanks of the MSC Chitra which were spilling oil into the sea off the Mumbai ...
Tuesday , 10 August '10Investigators 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 ...
Tuesday , 10 August '10Investigators 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.
Tuesday , 10 August '10Layers 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.
Monday , 9 August '10The government has summoned foreign experts to tackle the alarming situation on the Mumbai coast.
Monday , 9 August '10400 tonnes of oil spread in water, probe ordered.
Monday , 9 August '10Fishing Association has been directed not to go fishing as sea water has been polluted due to the oil spill.
Monday , 9 August '10BARC uses sea water for its two research reactors — Dhruva and Cirus - for cooling purposes.
Monday , 9 August '10Two Panamanian cargo ships collided off the Mumbai coast on Aug 7, causing an oil-spill from one of the vessels.
Monday , 9 August '10The sea around Mumbai is awash in oil and the damage to ecology looks to be devastating...
Monday , 9 August '10Cargo 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.
Sunday , 8 August '10Two cargo ships collided off Mumbai harbour at 9.40am on Saturday, with one running aground on impact and tilting to one side...