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Tanker breached in collision in Bangladesh

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Christian Fernsby ▼ | October 27, 2019
Product tanker Desh-I with 1,200 tons of diesel fuel on board collided with lighter vessel in Chittagong port, Bangladesh, early in the morning October 24.
Tanker Desh-I
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Tanker hull was breached, with following diesel fuel leak.

Topics: Tanker collision Bangladesh

Local sources say all tanker’s cargo leaked into river, but that’s hardly possible.

Spill, nevertheless, seems to be substantial, authorities deployed all anti pollution boats, and local residents, to cleanse spilled fuel.

Some 10 tons of diesel fuel leaked, according to officials.