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SHIP NAME: Kasco KEY: NUM. ENTRIES: 2
source vietnam.net
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The Liberian flag carrier, Kasco-Monrovia, hit Sai Gon Petrol Port's wharf at 2pm last friday carrying 30,000 tonnes of diesel oil, 100 tonnes of which spilled into the Dong Nai River.

Le Van Khoa said the violent collision cracked open the right side of the vessel's hull. Twenty minutes passed and a nine-vessel strong rescue force arrived at the site to contain the spill with floating absorbents. However, strong wind and high tide pusshed the spill upstream, hindering the clan up, a witness said.

Despite police warnings, hundreds of locals rushed to the river armed with boats and plastic cans to steal the spilled oil. Some were ven swimming to gather the fuel.


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ITOPF attended this spill. Says 350 tons of gas oil. Class was RS and flag Liberian. No cause info.