Jordan is cleansing its’ Aqaba beaches, Gulf of Aqaba, Red sea, from oil spill, which occurred last week, said Jordan authorities on Aug 23. According to their statement, ro-ro FLOWER OF SEA is the source of oil spill, caused by faulty bunker tank or tanks. The ship arrived at Aqaba anchorage on Aug 13 and remains in the same position. Emergency anti pollution teams respond, cleansing some 26-kilometer long coastline, including container terminal area.
Ro-ro cargo ship FLOWER OF SEA, IMO 8513247, dwt 10879, built 1987, flag Palau, manager BERNICE SHIPPING SA, Egypt (EQUASIS).