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Tarik Ibn Ziyad

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil | 1975-Mar-26

Initial Notification: The Tarik Ibn Ziyad grounded on March 26, 1975 while entering the Sao Sebastiao terminal at Santos, Brazil. Tanks ruptured and the vessel leaked oil for approximately 15 hours. Keyword: Straw, skimmer, boom, manual removal, sub-surface oil, fire, International Tanker Owners Pollution Federation (ITOPF)..

Incident Details
Products of concern:Crude Oil
Latitude (approximate): 22° 54.00′ South
Longitude (approximate): 43° 10.00′ West
On-Water Recovery: Unknown/Not applicable
Shoreline Cleanup: Unknown/Not applicable
Dispersants: Applied
In-Situ Burn: Applied
Bioremediation: Unknown/Not applicable