Chinese-flagged fishing trawler runs aground off Mauritius with fuel aboard

//Chinese-flagged fishing trawler runs aground off Mauritius with fuel aboard

Chinese-flagged fishing trawler runs aground off Mauritius with fuel aboard

Mauritius deployed its coastguard and armed forces on Monday after a Chinese-flagged trawler containing 130 tonnes of oil ran aground off the Indian Ocean archipelago nation.It is the second shipwreck in less than a year off Mauritius, after a tanker struck a reef in July and leaked 1,000 tonnes of fuel in the country’s worst environmental disaster.The captain of the Lurong Yuan Yu issued distress calls late Sunday and sent up flares after becoming stranded off Pointe-aux-Sables, in the…

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