Scroll down to the text and pics of your pristine beaches covered with shipping
disaster leakage. 2009 Nightmare- MV Pacific Advenurer
This may not top the dumping of nuclear waste at the Farellon Islands off of San Francisco
40 or so years ago (on purpose) but it is still a recent contender for "Man's inhumanity to nature" awards from last year.
Was this in the press in OZ? I think I remember the 'hurricane' (why wouldn't you call it a 'cyclone'?) but I don't recall
much coverage of the chemical and fuel
spill. Then again I am in the US of A where this is considered the cost of doing business and the insurers could breath a sigh of relief that it was a 'named' storm (therefore limited or no payout of liability).
Yours to consider or discard.
Enjoy, or not.