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Ocean Spirit

Name
Ocean Spirit
Accident date
15/04/1988
Location
Malta
Accident area
23 nautical miles off Gozo Island
Spill area
Offshore
Product transported
lead concentrate
Quantity transported
2, 850 tonnes
Nature of pollutant
lead concentrate
Quantity spilled
2, 850 tonnes
Ship / structure type
Cargo vessel
Built date
1976
Flag
Cypriot

On 15 April 1988, the Cyrpiot cargo ship Ocean Spirit sank 23 nautical miles off Gozo Island (Malta) with its cargo of 2,850 tonnes of lead concentrate.

Source:

- IMO/UNEP/MAP/REMPEC, 2004, List of alerts and accidents in the Mediterranean

Last update: 18/02/2010