For the second time this week,
marine life in the Marine National Park nead Vadinar
has been threatened, this time by an oil slick,
believed to be 300m x 15m.
IOC and Kandla Port Trust(KPT) vessels were rushed to the spot.
KPT says it was not an oil spill,
and not from one of the 2 SBM;s.
The culprit is believed to be an oil tanker
which had recently visited the IOC terminal.
Superintendent of Police said the leak was spotted 2 miles
off the anchorage
when an oil tanker Eliki from Basra
was just off-loading its cargo in the submersible mooring