Oil spill off Mumbai coast, Qatar-based co be made party: NGT

The National Green Tribunal has directed a Qatar-based shipping enterprise to be made a party in the case of oil spill caused after a cargo vessel sank off coast of Mumbai in 2011.

Oil spill off Mumbai coast: Green Tribunal seeks MoEF`s reply

MV Rak had sank 20 nautical miles off the South Mumbai coast in the Arabian Sea on August 4, 2011.

Weather prevents plugging of oil leak from MV Rak

MV Rak sank 20 nautical miles off the coast of Mumbai on August 4 after the rescue of 30 crewmen.

Bad weather prevents plugging of leak from MV Rak

Diving operations to plug the oil
leak from the sunken cargo vessel M V Rak could not start for
the second day on Friday due to hostile weather, the Directorate
General of Shipping said

Reduction in rate of MV Rak oil spill: Coast Guard

Coast Guard ships Samudra Prahari, Varuna and Kamala Devi
are combating the oil spill from MV Rak Carrier, the Coast Guard said.

Coast Guard to fix oil leakage from MV Rak today

Diving operation to identify and plug the oil leak from the sunk cargo vessel MV Rak are expected to begin Thursday.

Rak crew booked under Environment Protection Act

MV Rak had sunk 20 nautical miles off the Mumbai coast.

No cause of concern over oil spill, says Natarajan

Ruling out any cause of concern
over the oil spill from a sunk cargo vessel off the Mumbai
coast, Union Environment Minister Jayanthi Natarajan on Monday asked the pollution authority to lift samples of the slick.

Mumbai: Oil spill from sunken ship decreases

The oil spill from cargo vessel MV
Rak off the Mumbai coast has decreased in quantum as compared
to Sunday even as the authorities continued their efforts
to neutralise resultant environmental pollution.

Mumbai: Eco disaster looms following oil spill

The city of Mumbai is facing an environmental disaster as reports suggest the sinking of cargo vessel MV Rak 25 nautical miles off the coast has led to an oil spill.

Cargo ship sinks off Mumbai, probe ordered

The ill-fated Panamanian flagged cargo ship MV Rak Carrier, that was stuck off Mumbai harbour on Thursday morning, sank around 3 pm.