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Anis Rose

SpillsAnis Rose

On 30 January 1996, during its journey from Durres (Albania) to Sète (France), the cargo of 2,703 tonnes of chromium ore onboard the Syrian vessel Anis Rose shifted transversally. The movement made the ship capsize and sink north-east off Sardinia (Italy).

During salvage operations, 8 crew members were saved but 2 died and 1 went missing.


  • IMO/UNEP/MAP/REMPEC, 2008, Statistical analysis for alerts and accidents database
  • IMO/UNEP/MAP/REMPEC, 2004, List of alerts and accidents in the Mediterranean

Name: Anis Rose

Date: 30 January 1996

Location: Italy

Accident area: off north-east of Sardinia

Cause of spill: damage to cargo

Quantity transported: 2,703 tonnes

Type of pollutant: chromium ore

Ship type: cargo vessel

Date built: 1969

Shipyard: Nieuwe Noord Nederlandse Scheepswerven N.V., Groningen, Netherlands

Length: 90.76 m

Width: 13.34 m

Draught: 5.19 m

Flag: Syrian


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