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Oil spill at Tamil Nadu’s Kamarajar Port

Oil spill at Tamil Nadu’s Kamarajar Port

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  19 Nov 2018 9:40 AM GMT

Chennai: An oil spill was reported in Tamil Nadu’s Kamarajar Port on Sunday while an oil tanker was discharging fuel, said a top port official. “The oil tanker Coral Stars was discharging fuel on Sunday morning. Suddenly one of its flexible pipes broke resulting in a small amount of oil spill on the berth and around the ship,” P. Raveendran, the prot’s Chairman and Managing Director, told IANS.

He said the discharge was stopped immediately and booms were deployed around the tanker to prevent the spread. (IANS)

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