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Chinese Coal Carrier Leaking Oil Near Great Barrier Reef

Matt DiGiovanni

April 14, 2010

On Apr. 4 the Shen Neng 1, a Chinese coal carrier, ran aground near the Great Barrier Reef.  At the time of the incident, the ship had veered nearly fifteen kilometers off course.  This resulted in a spill of three kilometers by one hundred meters, and while this is considered small scale, there is...

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ran aground