Bulk carrier leaking oil on Solomons Islands reef after running aground

MV Solomono Trader on the reef. Picture: RNZ

HONIARA, 20 FEBRUARY 2019 (THE GUARDIAN) – The Solomon Islands prime minister has asked Australia for emergency help cleaning up an environmental disaster after oil spilled from a bulk carrier that ran aground on a coral reef near a world heritage area. The MV Solomon Trader had been loading bauxite when rough seas pushed it […]

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