UPDATED: Coal-Carrying Ship Wrecked on Barrier Reef Leaves 2-Mile Scar, 20-Year Damage

April 13, 2010 by  
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Photo via Physorg, Credit Australian Maritime Safety Authority Just over a week ago, a coal-carrying ship – the Chinese Shen Neng 1 – ran around on Douglas Shoals in the Great Barrier Reef . The ship was inside a marine protected area. It then rammed into the reef, and leaked about 4 tons of heavy fuel causing a roughly 3 km oil slick

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Coal-Carrying Ship Wrecked on Barrier Reef Will Take Weeks to Remove

April 5, 2010 by  
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Photo via Physorg, Credit Australian Maritime Safety Authority Saturday, a coal-carrying ship, the Chinese Shen Neng 1, ran around on Douglas Shoals in the Great Barrier Reef. It is (or at least was) a pristine habitat and favorite fishing spot.

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