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Sivand; Humber Estuary, England

Humber Estuary, England | 1983-Sep-28

Initial Notification: Very early on the morning of September 28, 1983, the tanker Sivand grounded on a jetty at the Immingham oil terminal in the Humber Estuary. Cargo tanks ruptured upon impact, and Nigerian Forcados Crude Oil spilled into the Humber River estuary. Keyword: International Tanker Owners Pollution Federation (ITOPF), manual removal, boom, skimmer, vacuum truck, collision..

Incident Details
Products of concern:Nigerian Forcados Crude Oil
Latitude (approximate): 53° 40.00′ North
Longitude (approximate): 0° 15.00′ West
On-Water Recovery: Unknown/Not applicable
Shoreline Cleanup: Unknown/Not applicable
Dispersants: Applied
In-Situ Burn: Unknown/Not applicable
Bioremediation: Unknown/Not applicable