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#Maritime Disaster

# maritime-disaster - Wednesday 10 October, 2018

Commemorative events to take place to remember 500 people killed in sinking of RMS Leinster

The vessel was torpedoed 100 years ago today.

# maritime-disaster - Wednesday 29 February, 2012

Ship's officers plead guilty over New Zealand's Rena disaster

Rena’s collision with a reef off the New Zealand coast led to a serious environmental disaster in the form of a major oil spill.

# maritime-disaster - Monday 17 October, 2011

NZ teams rush to clear oil from grounded ship before it breaks apart or sinks

Salvage crews were forced to stop their work for about a week because of severe weather and have a long way to go to clear all 1,400 tons of remaining fuel from the stricken vessel.