Tag: Oil Spill

Impact & Regulations

Shippers to Pay $45 Million to Settle 2021 California Oil Spill Lawsuits

February 10, 2023

Via: Transport Topics

Companies linked to two cargo ships accused of damaging a pipeline months before it ruptured, sending crude oil gushing into the waters off Orange County, have agreed to pay $45 million to settle lawsuits brought by business owners and residents, […]


Port Traffic Jam May Be to Blame in California Oil Spill

October 7, 2021

Via: Transport Topics

An unremitting shipping logjam in the waters outside of Los Angeles already has contributed to higher costs, delays and intermittent goods shortages across the U.S. Now, it could be to blame for California’s biggest oil spill in 27 years. Although […]

Impact & Regulations

US Coast Guard Working on Containing New Orleans Oil Spill

September 13, 2019

Via: World Maritime News

First assets were deployed on September 11 after a helicopter aircrew from Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans observed a sheen on the water earlier in the day during a routine overflight. Fifteen hundred feet of boom has been deployed […]