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Bonifaz

Name
Bonifaz
Accident date
03/07/1964
Location
Spain
Accident area
9 nautical miles east of Cape Finisterre, Galicia
Spill area
Offshore
Cause of spill
Collision
Nature of pollutant
bunker fuel
Quantity spilled
500 tonnes
Ship / structure type
Tanker
Built date
1959
Flag
Spanish

On 3 July 1964, the Spanish tanker Bonifaz went on fire following a collision, 9 nautical miles off Cape Finisterre (Galicia). The vessel sank spilling 500 tonnes of bunker fuel in the open sea.

Source:

- Banque de données sur les accidents de navire ayant provoqué un déversement de pétrole en mer supérieur à 500 tonnes - Volume I - 1955-1969, Janvier 1979, Institut Français du Pétrole

Last update: 02/01/2009