John Kerr posted in environment • fuel oil • oil • oil slick • pollution • rena • seabirds • shipping on October 10th, 2011.
The grounding of the Rena container ship on the Astrolabe Reef in the Bay of Plenty poses a substantial environmental threat and has recovery teams scrambling to avert disaster. The Liberian-flagged container ship, Rena, crashed into the Astrolabe Reef near Motiti island, offshore from Tauranga, on Wednesday. Since then it is estimated that 10-100 tones [...]
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