Shen Neng 1 Grounding on the Great Barrier Reef
On Saturday 3
rd April 2010 the coal carrier “Shen Neng 1” grounded at Douglas Shoal, in the middle of the Great Barrier Reef. The ship sustained damage during and after the grounding which resulted in some oil pollution.
Within 20 minutes of the grounding the RPS emergency response duty officer had been activated and was running trajectory modelling in order to determine the fate and trajectory of the released oil.
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