Oil and chemical spills up in 2023: report

Groundings are just one of many types of incidents marine salvors have to respond to (ISU)

There were more crude and refined oil spills in the oceans last year along with more chemical leaks, the International Salvage Union’s annual report shows.

An increased number of the services in the survey did not record the quantity of bunkers nor the cargo type, meaning the reported numbers are likely to represent a more modest total than the reality.

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