Jump to navigation

Vol 47 No 20

Published 6th October 2006


Côte d'Ivoire

Toxic timeline

2 July: Probo Koala docked at Amsterdam after unloading at Algesiras, Spain. It asked Amsterdam Port Services (APS) to empty its slops tank. More than 500 cubic metres (m3 ) were unloaded and taken to port. Saying the pollution was serious and the waste was not the one declared, APS demanded US$1000 per m3, then after negotiations $750. As it was too expensive for Trafigura, the slops were pumped back into the ship ...

End of preview - This article contains approximately 620 words.

End of preview

Subscribers: Log in now to read the complete article.

Account Holders: Log in now and use your Account Credit to buy this article. No Credit? Top up your Account now.


If you have a print subscription already, click here for a password that gives you full access to the website.

If you are logged in, but still cannot access the full text of this article, email customer services or telephone us on +44(0)1638 743633.