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Oil spill occurs off Chennai port as hose of tanker ship snaps

Kamarajar Port said that a flexible hose got snapped from the berth side and the discharge of the fuel oil was stopped by operating the emergency control button.

Nov 19, 2018, 06:53 AM IST

Oil spill in Chennai resulted in death of fish, turtles: Government

The recent Oil spill in Chennai has resulted in death of a particular variety of fish and Oilve Ridley turtles apart from affecting the other marine life, the government today said.

Mar 20, 2017, 17:11 PM IST

Chennai oil spill: Environment Ministry to issue show cause notice to Kamarajar port

Ministry sources said that the clearing of the oil is at an "advance" stage and a team of Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) also visited the port for monitoring the situation.

Feb 15, 2017, 09:20 AM IST

Tamil Nadu police register cases against tankers over oil spill

Tamil Nadu police on Friday registered cases against the management of two tankers that collided last week leading to a massive oil spill along the coast, that has affected marine life in the area.

Feb 03, 2017, 20:18 PM IST

Chennai oil spill: DMK urges Centre, Tamil Nadu Govt. to work in synergy

Tamil Nadu Governments to work in synergy to bail out the fishermen troubled by the recent oil spill at Chennai.

Feb 03, 2017, 13:30 PM IST

No major oil spillage near Tamil Nadu port due to ships' collision

Two petroleum product carrying ships collided outside Tamil Nadu`s Kamarajar Port on Saturday morning with no major damage to the ships or oil spillage, authorities said.

Jan 28, 2017, 13:18 PM IST

Two cargo ships collide at Tamil Nadu port

A port official said the cargo from M.T.Dawn Kanchipuram will be unloaded.

Jan 28, 2017, 11:55 AM IST