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Trial begins over fuel spill in Vancouver harbour

February 28, 2018 Linda Givetash - THE CANADIAN PRESS

VANCOUVER – A port worker says he suspected large plumes of oil that were shining on the surface of the water in Vancouver’s harbour nearly three years ago was bunker fuel, based on the smell. A B.C. provincial court judge

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Ten charges laid in oil spill that fouled English Bay beaches in Vancouver

March 30, 2017 Laura Kane - THE CANADIAN PRESS

VANCOUVER – Charges have been laid against the owners of the MV Marathassa nearly two years after a leak of bunker fuel onto the beaches of English Bay in Vancouver, but the company is trying to scuttle the proceedings. Documents

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Canadian Coast Guard safely rescues crew members from grounded tanker

January 9, 2017 by Canadian Underwriter

The Canadian Coast Guard (CCG) has reported that six crew members have been safety rescued after a tanker ran aground off Nova Scotia on Sunday. In a series of tweets, CCG reported that the vessel Arca 1 ran aground off

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Oil spill fears remain one year after bunker fuel fouled Vancouver beaches

April 8, 2016 Laura Kane - THE CANADIAN PRESS

VANCOUVER – When the MV Marathassa leaked at least 2,700 litres of bunker fuel into Vancouver’s harbour one year ago, the effects of the spill reached far beyond the city’s picturesque waters and beaches. Delays in clean-up and notification of