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SHIP NAME: Front Sabang KEY: NUM. ENTRIES: 2
source SA port agency
type A
volume 50T
material
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An oil spill was reported at 17h25 on 24/04 which occurred at the tanker jetty in Saldanha Bay, While discharging the oil tanker M.V. Front Sabang, a slot tank on the quayside overflowed causing approximately 50 MT oil to be spilled into the bay. Fortunately, the bulk was cleared on 24/04, without any major influence on the local ecology.


source CTX
type D
volume
material
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CTX has no idea what a "slot tank" is. Another source says "relief valve failed" which sounds like a P/V valve. Cant tell if this was a ship or terminal problem.