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Salvage tug and barge remove cargo of metal poles from beached ship in Gibraltar

SALVAGE crews have started to remove the cargo of metal poles from the stricken bulk carrier beached on Gibraltar shores. A Koole tug and barge...

Wreck removal equipment heads to Gibraltar to remove sunken OS 35 bulk carrier after port gives green light

GIBRALTAR’S port has accepted new plans to remove the shipwreck of the OS 35 that beached 700 metres from Catalan Bay at the end...

OIL SPILL: Stranded ship off Gibraltar coast gets back its boom after wave damage

THE sunken shipwreck in Gibraltar is now releasing less oil than before as port workers repaired part of its protective boom. Gibraltar Port Authority (GPA)...

Sunken ship leaks some more oil after weekend Levante waves lash Gibraltar coast

PORT tugs watched over the shipwreck on the Gibraltar coast during a weekend of stormy weather that released some more oil into the sea. The...

Divers are removing more ‘oil pockets’ from the stricken ship off the Gibraltar coast as cleaning continues

DIVERS have found and are trying to remove ‘oil pockets trapped within the frame of the hull’ that could still be leaking into the...

OIL SPILL: Cleanup teams remove oil from Gibraltar waters over weekend after discovering leak

OIL is disappearing from Gibraltar waters after salvage teams started to patch up the leak from the shipwreck stranded off Catalan Bay. Cleanup crews have...

Gibraltar oil spill cleanup continues amid fears of pollution harming fish and beaches along the coast

AUTHORITIES have advised the public to stop fishing and not to eat anything caught in Gibraltar seas as the cleanup of the latest oil...

Cleaners tackle Gibraltar beaches hit by wind-driven new oil spill from beached ship

CLEANING teams are still removing oil from Gibraltar beaches released after the sinking of the OS 35 bulk carrier off Catalan Bay. The strong easterly...

Aft of wrecked ship to be lowered to seabed to prevent more pollution during weekend storm

GIBRALTAR authorities have agreed to lower the aft section of the beached OS 35 bulk carrier to the seabed before an incoming storm on...

Gibraltar neighbour La Linea will serve complaint on OS 35 bulk carrier for oil spill

LA Linea council is planning to serve a complaint on the owners and insurers of the beached OS 35 after its oil spill ground...

Gibraltar tries to avert pollution as storm threatens to further break up beached ship

THE Gibraltar Port Authority and salvers are bracing for a weekend storm that could further break up the stranded OS 35 bulk carrier and...

Cranes remove possible pollution threats from stricken Gibraltar shipwreck

AFTER a calm night at the site of the beached bulk carrier, the salvage team continues to remove more objects and fuel residues that...

Pumping of oil from Gibraltar shipwreck continues after busy weekend cleaning up spill after-effects

SALVAGE crews continue to remove all oil and chemicals from the stricken ship off the Gibraltar coast on Monday, the government reported. Strong winds have...

WATCH: Most diesel oil now removed from beached OS 35 bulker as barges focus on pumping out fuel oil

BARGES set about pumping out fuel oil after most of the diesel was finally pumped clear from the beached OS 35 bulk carrier at...

Fuel oil from stricken cargo ship reaches western Gibraltar coastline threatening water supply

FUEL oil that leaked from the beached bulk carrier off Catalan Bay is blackening western facing bathing spots in Gibraltar. Tugs have been laying out...

BREAKING: Boats now pumping diesel and fuel oil from ‘crumpled’ ship stranded in Gibraltar waters

BARGES are pumping out both diesel and fuel oil from the stricken cargo ship that is lying off Gibraltar’s coast since early Tuesday morning. At...

BREAKING: Heavy fuel oil spills into Mediterranean from stranded ship in Gibraltar after seals fail

OIL from stranded bulk carrier OS 35 has leaked into the Mediterranean Sea after air vent seals break open from the pressure of the...

‘Crumpled’ bulker off Gibraltar’s Catalan Bay remains ‘stable’ with no new leaks detected

THE stranded bulk carrier OS 35 that started to break up off Catalan Bay on Wednesday evening has not started to leak oil or...

BREAKING: Authorities declare Major Incident after beached ship breaks up off Gibraltar

THE Gibraltar Government has declared the break-up of the OS 35 off Catalan Bay a Major Incident to direct all major resources to fight...

BREAKING: Hull of stranded OS 35 bulk carrier breaks in two off Gibraltar’s Catalan Bay threatening a major oil...

The hull of the OS 35 bulk carrier beached off Catalan Bay earlier this week has broken in two, the Gibraltar Government said in...

Gibraltar 2,000 litre oil spill to have ‘severe effects’ on marine life

ABOUT two thousand litres of oil could have gone into the sea during Friday’s oil spill, the Gibraltar Government has revealed.

Gibraltar denies oil spill hurts Campo beaches as cleaning continues

THERE is ‘no evidence’ of last week’s oil spill having affected beaches in the Gibraltar Campo, according to the Gibraltar Government.

Bulk carrier oil spill in Bay of Gibraltar reaches western coast

AN oil spill from a bulk carrier in the Bay of Gibraltar has reached areas of the western coastline inside the port area.

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