Oil spill off Gran Canaria

Several oil stains appeared on Wednesday afternoon near the beach of El Cabrón, on the island of Gran Canaria, an area known for its diverse marine wildlife and popular with divers.

Oil spill reaches the beaches in Algeciras

An oil slick 1.5 kilometres long and 4 metres wide has reached the beaches of  Algeciras following the accident on Wednesday involving a Liberian registered container ship.

Cleaning up the mess

Work has started to clean up the beach at Rinconcillo, Algeciras, following an oil spill from a Liberian registered container ship yesterday.

Oil spill in the Bahía de Algeciras

An oil spill was reported today near the port of Crinavis in the municipality of San Roque after a Liberian registered ship suffered damage during docking manoeuvres.

Oil spill in the Bahía de Algeciras

An oil spill in the Bahía de Algeciras has reached Poniente beach in La Línea de la Concepción according to the environmental group Ecologists in Action.

Tarifa clean-up

Work is continuing along the coast around Tarifa to clear the oil spilled by two vessels which ran aground during the recent storms in the area. The beaches most affected by the spillage are Los Lances in Tarifa and Getares in Algeciras. Fishermen in the area have also been affected by the spillage of fuel. The tides have dragged fuel …