Oil spill pollutes Chennai shoreline

A worker clearing oil sludge yesterday from the shoreline of Ennore Port, following a collision between two cargo ships - liquefied petroleum gas carrier MT BW Maple and crude oil carrier MT Dawn Kanchipuramon - last Saturday in Chennai, India. The s
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A worker clearing oil sludge yesterday from the shoreline of Ennore Port, following a collision between two cargo ships - liquefied petroleum gas carrier MT BW Maple and crude oil carrier MT Dawn Kanchipuramon - last Saturday in Chennai, India. The spill has polluted about 24km of the city's shoreline, said the Indian National Centre for Ocean Information Services.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on February 03, 2017, with the headline 'Oil spill pollutes Chennai shoreline'. Print Edition | Subscribe