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US Officials responding to oil spill from cargo ship in Hawaii

09:05  08 november  2019
09:05  08 november  2019 Source:   msn.com

Bolsonaro reaffirms Greek ship at fault for Brazil oil spill

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The U.S. Coast Guard says a cargo ship has spilled oil into Honolulu Harbor. Absorbent material was placed around the ship and about 120 gallons of oil has been recovered so far. A Coast Guard flight confirmed oil has leaked outside a containment area and is washing ashore across the harbor

It is not immediately clear how much oil spilled or how much fuel the vessel holds. Absorbent material was placed around the ship and about 120 gallons of oil has been recovered so far. A Coast Guard flight confirmed oil has leaked outside a containment area and is washing ashore across the

HONOLULU (AP) — The U.S. Coast Guard says a cargo ship has spilled oil into Honolulu Harbor.

Oil Spill in Brazil Hits Breeding Grounds for Humpback Whales

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The U.S. Coast Guard says a cargo ship has spilled oil into Honolulu Harbor. Coast Guard Petty Officer 2nd Class James Connor says local and federal officials are working on cleanup Thursday after a 433-foot (132-meter) container ship spilled oil a day earlier during a fueling operation.

The U.S. Coast Guard says a cargo ship has spilled oil into Honolulu Harbor. Absorbent material was placed around the ship and about 120 gallons of oil has been recovered so far. A Coast Guard flight confirmed oil has leaked outside a containment area and is washing ashore across the harbor

Coast Guard Petty Officer 2nd Class James Connor says local and federal officials are working on cleanup Thursday after a 433-foot (132-meter) container ship spilled oil a day earlier during a fueling operation.

It is not immediately clear how much oil spilled or how much fuel the vessel holds. It's owned by the U.S. shipping company Matson Inc.

Absorbent material was placed around the ship and about 120 gallons of oil has been recovered so far.

A Coast Guard flight confirmed oil has leaked outside a containment area and is washing ashore across the harbor on Sand Island. Officials say there are no reports of wildlife being injured.

Italian ship with 151 rescued migrants docks in Sicily .
An Italian offshore supply vessel has brought 151 migrants to Sicily after rescuing them in waters off Libya a day earlier. The Asso Trenta docked Sunday at Pozzallo with the migrants. It wasn't immediately known if they would stay in Italy or be distributed among other European Union countries. Hours earlier, a German charity's rescue boat, Alan Kurdi, had disembarked 88 migrants at Taranto on the Italian mainland. Under an EU-brokered deal, 67 of them will go to four other countries, while the others will stay in Italy.

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