Fear that New Zealand tanker may disintegrate

The stricken ship off the coast of New Zealand has suffered substantial structural failure, with a crack appearing in the hold on the starboard side. Authorities are worried the ship may break up as half of the ship remains lodged on the reef and the other half moves with the waves. The Rena ran aground […]

Weather may affect New Zealand oil spill

The clean-up operation of a stranded tanker off the coast of New Zealand has been halted due to severe weather warnings. Oil has washed up on New Zealand beaches following the grounding of the oil tanker Rena last week, which has lead to New Zealand authorities to issue a health warning. The container ship struck […]