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By Edition On Tuesday, June 12th, 2018
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The Dutch ‘Rijkswaterstaat’ to provide assistance with oil spills on all islands

THE HAGUE - The ‘Rijkswaterstaat’ as part of the Dutch Ministry of Infrastructure and the Environment has as its main role the practical execution of the public works and water management, including the construction More...

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By Edition On Monday, June 5th, 2017
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Crew Zr. Ms. Van Amstel helps to clean up oil spill in Curaçao

WILLEMSTAD - Over seventy crew members of Zr.Ms. Van Amstel helped clean up the oil spill on the north coast of Curaçao last Saturday. At Wacawa, Boca Ascension and in St. Joris Bay, various teams of the Royal More...

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By Edition On Friday, June 2nd, 2017
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U.S. Consulate volunteers join oil spill cleanup efforts

WILLEMSTAD - The United States Consulate General, in coordination with the Curaçao Sea Turtle Conservation, RAC/REMPEITC Caribbean, and the International Maritime Organization, is proud to do its part today in More...

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By Edition On Friday, June 2nd, 2017
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Clean up actions are still needed

WILLEMSTAD – Once again there is oil tar on the coast of Curaçao, which necessitates re-cleaning. Corrine van Hal of Sea Turtle Conservation indicates that it is frustrating but the organization will continue More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, May 30th, 2017
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McWilliam: “We must be able to claim for damages caused by oil spill”

WILLEMSTAD – According to the Member of Parliament for MAN, Giselle McWilliam, Curaçao must have professionals evaluate the damage caused by the oil spill and possibly claim the company that is responsible for More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, May 30th, 2017
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Update: Petrotrin talks with PDVSA on oil spill

PORT OF SPAIN, WILLEMSTAD - State-owned oil company Petrotrin has had discussions with its counterparts at Venezuela’s state-owned oil company PDVSA after reports that hydrocarbons had surfaced on the northeastern More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, May 30th, 2017
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Minister: “Do not clean oil residue on your own”

WILLEMSTAD – The Minister of Public Health, Environment and Nature Suzanne Camelia-Römer has called on the population not to start cleaning the polluted areas themselves. These areas have been smeared by the More...

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By Edition On Monday, May 29th, 2017
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Update: Leak from Petrotrin tank reaches ABC-Islands

WILLEMSTAD, PORT OF SPAIN - Bunker fuel leaked from a storage tank at Petrotrin’s Pointe-a-Pierre refinery has allegedly reached Bonaire’s east coast, says Fishermen and Friends of the Sea (FFOS) corporate secretary More...

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By Edition On Monday, May 29th, 2017
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Oil spill also reaches the ABC-Islands

WILLEMSTAD – After oil residue was discovered in Bonaire last week, authorities also found them in Aruba and Curaçao yesterday. Due to this discovery, additional inspections will be carried out at the beaches More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, April 26th, 2017
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Probe into Trinidad oil spill that’s worse than first thought

PORT OF SPAIN – Trinidad and Tobago’s oil company Petrotrin says the equivalent of 300 barrels of oil actually leaked from a ruptured storage tank on Sunday – 15 times more than the amount it had initially More...