Fuel-laden ship sinks off Tunisia coast | Malay Mail

16/4/2022 4:23:00 PM

Fuel-laden ship sinks off Tunisia coast | Malay Mail

Fuel-laden ship sinks off Tunisia coast | Malay Mail

TUNIS, April 16 — A tanker carrying 750 tonnes of diesel fuel from Egypt to Malta sank today in the Gulf of Gabes off Tunisia’s southeast coast, sparking a rush to avoid a spill. “The ship sank this morning in Tunisian territorial waters. For the moment, there is no leak,” local court...

Saturday, 16 Apr 2022 08:37 PM MYTTUNIS, April 16 — A tanker carrying 750 tonnes of diesel fuel from Egypt to Malta sank today in the Gulf of Gabes off Tunisia’s southeast coast, sparking a rush to avoid a spill.“The ship sank this morning in Tunisian territorial waters. For the moment, there is no leak,” local court spokesman Mohamed Karray said.

A disaster prevention committee would meet in the coming hours “to decide on the measures to be taken”, he added.The Equatorial Guinea-flagged Xelo was headed from the Egyptian port of Damietta to the European island of Malta when it requested entry to Tunisian waters on Friday evening due to bad weather.

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