India's Mundra port has banned ships older than 25 years of age from entering its waters after a sunken cargo ship leaked oil off the coast of Mumbai last week, a maritime firm said on Wednesday.
In pursuance of the constant monitoring of the environmental impact of the oil spill at Mumbai, the Maharashtra Pollution Control the Board (MPCB) had taken water samples on Juhu Beach on 8th August and sent them for lab analysis.
Mumbai: The oil spill from the sunken MV Rak Carrier hit several parts of the city and neighbouring regions on Tuesday even as authorities claimed to have contained the leak.
The Gujarat Government has decided to ban entry of ships above 25 years of age at ports which come under its administrative control.
The city police, which registered an FIR under relevant sections of Indian Penal Code (IPC) against owner and crew members of the sunken vessel MV Rak have now booked them under the Environment (Pr
MUMBAI: The oil spill from MV Rak Carrier, which sank off the city's coast last Thursday, underlines the need to fix liability for marine pollution caused by vessels.
A press brief on oil spill at Mumbai Harbour.
MUMBAI: The city's fishing community, glued to television screens since Thursday, when the MV Rak Carrier sank with over 60,000 tonnes of coal and 343 tonnes of oil, became extremely worried on Sun
Oil spills in the Arabian Sea, off the Mumbai coast, seem to have become an annual affair.
Rattled by the recent incidents of grounding of ships, MV Wisdom, MT Pavit and MV Rak carrier, the fishermen's association in Mumbai today threatened to move the Bombay High Court over safety and s
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