Tanker spills 400 tons of oil into sea off Qingdao

China | 29 Apr 2021 5:13 pm

An oil tanker leaked about 400 tons of oil into the sea off Qingdao, in eastern Shandong province, after it collided with a cargo ship on Tuesday, said the provincial bureau of maritime affairs Thursday, state media Xinhua reports.

A total of 12 vessels have been sent to clean up the oil spill, said the rescue headquarters on site.

At around 9:00a.m. Tuesday, a Panamanian cargo ship collided with a Liberian oil tanker in the sea waters southeast of the Chaolian Island, about 40 nautical miles off the port of Qingdao.



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