Water Diplomat News Logo
Water Diplomat Logo
Water Diplomat News Logo

Oman: Shipwreck Raises Pollution Concerns

This is only an excerpt! Sign up for a free trial to receive CURRENT Daily Water Briefings or Weekly Water Newsletters. License Holders sign in to read the full text.


—The pollution control department at the Ministry of Regional Municipalities, Environment and Water Resources is on the alert for possible environmental contamination due to leakage from a Korean ship that sank off man's east coast.

"We are being very vigilant for any fuel oil or other hazardous material that may leak from the Orchid Sun.