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.