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Oil spill at Europe’s largest port affects 800 birds

Tuesday, June 26, 2018

In Europe’s largest port, Rotterdam in the Netherlands, hundreds of swans, geese, cormorants and gulls have suffered in a large oil spill after a tanker crashed into a jetty. British public broadcaster BBC reported on Monday, June 25, that the Norwegian-owned ship the Bow Jubail ruptured its hull, pouring 220 tonnes of oil into the harbour on Saturday and officials immediately tried to contain the spill. No less than 800…