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Afran Zodiac

Nom
Afran Zodiac
Date de l'accident
11/01/1975
Lieu
Ireland
Zone du naufrage
Bantry Bay
Zone du déversement
Port/harbour
Cause de l'accident
Collision
Nature polluant
heavy fuel oil (Bunker C)
Type de navire / structure
Date de construction
1973
Longueur
0
Largeur
0
Tirant d'eau
0
Pavillon
Liberian

On 11 January 1975, the Liberian tanker the Afran Zodiac collided with a tug in Bantry Bay next to the oil terminal. 4 km of shoreline were polluted by the thick slick (1 cm and thicker).

Response teams sprayed dispersants on the oil slicks. The response operations were coordinated by helicopter.

Source:

  • IFP, Banques de données sur les accidents de navire ayant provoqué un déversement de pétrole en mer supérieur à 500 tonnes, 1975-1979, Ref. 26 714, January 1979.
Last update on 02/06/2004
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