Latest News for: Trinidad and tobago shipping


Joint investigation points to identity of tug owner involved in Tobago oil spill

Splash24/7 04 Mar 2024
The island officials are working with the government of Trinidad and Tobago regarding compensation for the spill. “We are in contact with Trinidad and Tobago ... A legal expert from the Netherlands is in contact with a lawyer from Trinidad and Tobago.

Trinidad government hires two firms to recover sunken oil barge

The Daily Herald - St Maarten 22 Feb 2024
Trinidad and Tobago's Energy Minister Stuart Young on Friday told Parliament the government was trying to identify the owners of the barge and has sent diplomatic notes to the governments of Panama, Aruba and Guyana.

Image: Sentinel-1 captures Tobago oil spill

Phys Dot Org 16 Feb 2024
Before and after satellite images from the Copernicus Sentinel-1 mission show the scale of the oil spill that occurred off the shores of Trinidad and Tobago's coastline earlier this week.

Tides move oil spill away from Tobago to the Caribbean, neighbors on alert

Bahrain News Agency 15 Feb 2024
First responders and volunteers have been trying to contain the 12-kilometer (7.46 miles) spill, which is emerging from a vessel that had capsized, to avoid impacting a nearby cruise ship port, Trinidad and Tobago's government has said.

Mysterious oil spill sparks national emergency in Trinidad and Tobago

Egypt Independent 14 Feb 2024
An overturned vessel has caused a huge oil spill along Trinidad and Tobago’s coastline, in what the Caribbean country’s prime minister described as a “national emergency” on Sunday.

EPA expands wastewater assistance program

The Hill 14 Feb 2024
{beacon}. Energy & Environment ...   ... Oil spill leads to ‘national emergency’ in Trinidad and Tobago. An unknown ship leaking oil onto Trinidad and Tobago’s coasts has devolved into a “national emergency,” the country’s prime minister said Sunday ... ....

Oil spill leads to 'national emergency' in Trinidad and Tobago

The Hill 13 Feb 2024
An unknown ship leaking oil onto Trinidad and Tobago’s coasts has devolved into a “national emergency,” the country’s prime minister said Sunday ... The exact size and shape of the ship is also unknown because it is overturned.

Fuel Spill off Trinidad and Tobago is "Not Under Control"

The Maritime Executive 12 Feb 2024
When a mysterious "ghost ship" capsized off Trinidad and Tobago last week, it spilled fuel oil into the water, and the environmental damage continues to mount ... Last Wednesday, authorities in Trinidad ...

Trinidad and Tobago Mulls Historic Disaster Declaration After ‘Ghost Ship’ Oil Spill

Scheerpost 12 Feb 2024
The government of Trinidad and Tobago ... – Trinidad and Tobago is discussing declaring a national emergency following a massive oil spill from a “ghost ship” that ran aground and capsized this week.

Trinidad and Tobago Prime Minister calls oil spill a “national emergency.”

The Cleveland American 12 Feb 2024
(CNN) — Trinidad and Tobago Prime Minister Keith Rowley called the oil spill from the capsized ship a “national emergency” and pledged federal government financial assistance to deal with the crisis.

Trinidad and Tobago hit by mystery ship oil spill

Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide 12 Feb 2024
Trinidad and Tobago is considering declaring a national emergency over a ...

T&T PM to tour oil spill disaster

Jamaica Observer 11 Feb 2024
The chief secretary of the Tobago house of Assembly (THA),Farley Augustine said the Trinidad and Tobago government may designate the accident a Level 3 disaster, which is the highest.

Beauty spot beaches on Tobago island are turned black after ship runs aground and spills ...

The Daily Mail 11 Feb 2024
The Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago, Keith ... An oil spill caused by a mysterious ship that ran aground in the waters of Trinidad and Tobago on February 7 spread along some ten miles of coastline.