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19 October 2018 The on-line newspaper devoted to the world of transports 08:36 GMT+2



October 8, 2018

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The wake of pollution caused from the collision between the 20 ferry and the portacontainer is long km

The Corsica is straying from, but in the next few days current and wind towards the island are previewed

It is still in course this afternoon, by five French and Italian naval means, the under way activity last night for the control of the pollution caused from the collision happened yesterday morning between the Ulysse ferry of Tunisian company CTN and portacontainer the CSL Virginia(of 8 October 2018).

The Préfet maritime de the Méditerranée di Tolone has confirmed that the collision has caused to a gash in the portacontenitori hull of the ship with the consequent sversamento in sea of fuel and the formation of a wake of pollution of the wide length of beyond 20 kilometers and various hundreds of meters, a wake - it has specified the French Prefecture - than currently is straying from the coast of the Corsica.

Italian Guard Costiera has announced that meantime they are themselves also acquiring elements of structural technical character/on the two ships involved in the left and the conditions are monitored meteomarine and their forecasts in order to comprise the possible evolution of the polluting spot. Moreover Guard Costiera has specified that in the next few days current and wind towards the Corsica are previewed.

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