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Bolinao asks Singaporean owners of sunken ship to stop oil spill

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The municipal government of Bolinao, Pangasinan, has asked the owners of the sunken ship, MV Harita Bauxite, to immediately stop the vessel’s oil from spilling into the West Philippine Sea to prevent it from causing further damage to coastal communities.

Posted: March 12th, 2013 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

PH coast guard ends search for missing Myanmar ship crewmen

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The Philippine Coast Guard on Wednesday said it already called off its search and rescue operations for the 14 missing crew members of a Myanmar ship that sank off Bolinao, Pangasinan on Saturday night.

Posted: February 20th, 2013 in Headlines | Read More »

BP arraigned in oil spill case, pleads not guilty

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A security man stands guard outside the headquarters building of British oil company BP in London. BP said recently it is in advanced talks with U.S. agencies about settling criminal and other claims from the Gulf of Mexico well blowout two years ago. The explosion and fire aboard the Deepwater Horizon rig on April 20, 2010, killed 11 workers and set off a spill which continued for 87 days, fouling large areas of the southern coast of the United States. AP Photo/Matt Dunham

A lawyer for BP PLC entered a not-guilty plea for the company as it was arraigned Tuesday on charges stemming from a deadly 2010 rig explosion and massive oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.

Posted: November 28th, 2012 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Crew in New Zealand oil spill ‘must not be made scapegoats’

Cargo ship ‘Rena’ is shown grounded after it ploughed into a reef last October 5, releasing an oil slick that killed thousands of sea birds and fouled beaches in the North Island's pristine Bay of Plenty in New Zealand. AFP FILE PHOTO

A Philippine sailors’ support group said Friday the owners of a ship that caused New Zealand’s biggest sea pollution should share the blame for the disaster that led to two Filipino seamen being jailed.

Posted: May 25th, 2012 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Jail for 2 Filipinos blamed for New Zealand cargo ship spill

Navigation Officer Leonil Relon, left, and Captain Mauro Balomaga, both of the Philippines and officers of the container ship MV Rena, appear in the Tauranga District Court, in Tauranga, New Zealand, Friday, during sentencing for their part in the grounding of the ship on the Astrolabe Reef near Tauranga. AP

The captain and the navigator of a ship that ran aground on a New Zealand reef last year in what authorities have called the country’s worst maritime environmental disaster were each sentenced Friday to seven months in jail.

Posted: May 25th, 2012 in Headlines,Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

2 Filipino sailors plead guilty over New Zealand ship crash

Cargo ship ‘Rena’ is shown grounded after it ploughed into a reef last October 5, releasing an oil slick that killed thousands of sea birds and fouled beaches in the North Island's pristine Bay of Plenty in New Zealand. AFP FILE PHOTO

The Filipino captain and second officer of a ship that caused New Zealand’s biggest sea pollution disaster pleaded guilty to criminal charges Wednesday and could face lengthy jail terms, officials said.

Posted: March 1st, 2012 in Europe,Featured Gallery,Features,Headlines,Latest Global Nation Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Filipino sailors from New Zealand oil ship forced into hiding

Grounded container ship 'Rena' listing heavily to starboard in the Bay of Plenty near Tauranga. New Zealand faces its worst maritime pollution disaster in decades if the 'Rena' breaks up on Astrolabe reef, releasing all 1,700 tons of heavy fuel oil aboard into the bay. AFP/MARITIME NEW ZEALAND/Tim JOHNS

Filipino sailors from the ship responsible for New Zealand’s worst sea pollution disaster are being kept at a secret location amid fears for their safety, the ship’s agent said Friday.

Posted: October 14th, 2011 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

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