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Julius Schindler

Name
Julius Schindler
Accident date
11/02/1969
Location
Portugal
Accident area
port of Punta Delgada, Azores
Spill area
Port/harbour
Cause of spill
Unknown
Nature of pollutant
fuel oil
Quantity spilled
9, 000 tonnes
Ship / structure type
Oil tanker
Built date
1955
Flag
West German

On 11 February 1969, the West German oil tanker Julius Schindler caused an oil spill in the port of Punta Delgada in the Azores Islands (Portugal), spilling 9,000 tonnes of fuel oil.

Sources:

  • Marine pollution control division, Portuguese Navy
  • 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: 02/09/2009