The fuel oil from the semi-sunken ship off Gibraltar reaches the beaches of La Línea

The mayor of La Línea de la Concepción (Cádiz), Juan Franco, has pointed out that the spill caused by the ship OS35 has already reached the municipality’s beach, specifically those on the west, which are in the Bay of Algeciras, as he explained in an interview with TVE collected by Europa Press. It should be remembered that this Friday morning he had announced a call for Monday with the productive fabric of the city to see the consequences that could be caused by the ship accident bulk carrier in Gibraltar. To this end, representatives of the fishing sector, the beach bars, the two concessionaires of the city’s ports, the Ubago company and the representatives of the different business associations of the municipality have been invited. In addition, this Thursday Franco announced that The City Council is going to order the municipal legal services to undertake possible criminal or civil actions that they may exercise in the situation created by the accident d ship OS35 in Gibraltar. 80% of the fuel extracted Gibraltar confirms a fuel oil leak in the ship stranded off its coasts Henar de Pedro 80 percent of the diesel load that the ship “OS 35” carried in its tanks, which collided last Monday in the Bay of Algeciras and which remains stranded off the east face of Gibraltar, has already been successfully extracted. The pumping tasks, which began this Thursday afternoon and have continued continuously during the night They have managed to extract 197 cubic meters of fuel from the ship until 7:00 a.m. this Friday, as reported by the Gibraltar government. Port operations remain suspended on the Rock. The captain of the ship, who, after the collision, allegedly disobeyed the orders of the Gibraltarian port authorities and continued on his way until he discovered that there was a leak that could sink the ship, was arrested this Thursday. The “OS 35” carried , for its own consumption, 215 tons of heavy fuel oil, 250 tons of gas oil and 27 tons of lubricating oil. A part of this fuel that has not been quantified was dumped into the sea this Thursday and crossed the first containment barrier.