Full City oil spill
|Full City oil spill|
Full City aground on the island of Saastein / Såstein
|Date||31 July 2009|
|Cause||Full City anchor slipped and got lost, and vessel crew failed to start the main engine during a storm and subsequently the vessel ran aground on Lille Såstein Bird Sanctuary|
|Operator||COSCO (H.K.) Shipping Co. Ltd.|
|Shoreline impacted||150 km (93 mi)|
The Full City oil spill is a major fuel oil spill incident on 31 July 2009 when the Panama-registered, bulk carrier Full City operated by COSCO (H.K.) Shipping Co. Ltd. ran aground on the island of Såstein / Saastein south of Langesund, Telemark, Norway spilling 700,000 kg of IFO-380 heavy fuel oil.
- Wojciech Moskwa (3 August 2009). "Norway police charge ship captain after fuel spill". Reuters. Retrieved 16 May 2010.
- "Full City under repair in Gothenburg". Ships and Harbours. 5 November 2009. Retrieved 30 May 2010.
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