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Commemorative events to take place to remember 500 people killed in sinking of RMS Leinster
# Maritime Disaster
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# Maritime Disaster

Commemorative events to take place to remember 500 people killed in sinking of RMS Leinster

Oct 10th 2018, 8:43 AM 13,112 Views 19 Comments

The vessel was torpedoed 100 years ago today.

Ship's officers plead guilty over New Zealand's Rena disaster
# New Zealand
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# New Zealand

Ship's officers plead guilty over New Zealand's Rena disaster

Feb 29th 2012, 11:48 AM 1,120 Views 0 Comments

Rena’s collision with a reef off the New Zealand coast led to a serious environmental disaster in the form of a major oil spill.

NZ teams rush to clear oil from grounded ship before it breaks apart or sinks
# NZ Oil Spill
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# NZ Oil Spill

NZ teams rush to clear oil from grounded ship before it breaks apart or sinks

Oct 17th 2011, 8:47 AM 274 Views 0 Comments

Salvage crews were forced to stop their work for about a week because of severe weather and have a long way to go to clear all 1,400 tons of remaining fuel from the stricken vessel.