01 June 2007
Oil spill in Chile
|Type of Event:||Oil spill|
|Location of Event:||Chile|
|Date of Charter Activation:||01/06/2007 12:34 UTC|
300 cubic metres of oil spilled into the bay of San Vicente in Talcahuano, southern Chile, during unloading operations of the tanker "New Constellation". The port of San Vicente was affected, along with fishing activities in the area and marine wildlife.