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SpillsJanina

On 18 January 1957, the Janina was loaded with light fuel oil when she went on fire then sank, spilling 10,000 tonnes of her cargo into the sea. The exact circumstances surrounding the incident remain unknown to us.

Source:

  • Banque de données sur les accidents de navire ayant provoqué un déversement de pétrole en mer supérieur à 500 tonnes - Volume I - 1955-1969, Janvier 1979, Institut Français du Pétrole

Name: Janina

Date: 18 January 1957

Location: Portugal


Accident area: off the coast of Vigo

Cause of spill: fire

Type of pollutant: light fuel oil

Quantity spilled: 10,000 tonnes

Ship type: oil tanker

Date built: 1948

Flag: French


Last update: 23/09/09

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