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Accident: Chennai Oil Spill – A Disaster Due To Miscommunication

The morning of January 28 brought bad news for Chennai residents. Two ships, The BW Maple carrying liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) from Ran Laffan in Qatar, and The Dawn Kanchipuram loaded with petroleum lubricating oil collided near Kamaraj port in Ennore. Kamaraj is a busy port near Chennai which handles most of the vessels loaded …

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Accident: Macondo Oil Spill- A Horrendous Event That Swept Off The Industry. 

Introduction: The Deepwater Horizon oil spill (also referred to as the BP oil spill, the BP oil disaster, the Gulf of Mexico oil spill, and the Macondo blowout) began on April 20, 2010, in the Gulf of Mexico, on the BP-operated Macondo Prospect. It is considered the largest accidental marine oil spill in the history of the petroleum industry, an estimated 8% to 31% …

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