August 14, 2020

Ship owner says will handle Mauritius oil spill compensation ‘sincerely’

Tokyo (AFP) – The Japanese owner of a cargo ship that leaked massive amounts of oil after running aground off Mauritius has pledged to “sincerely” respond to requests for compensation over damage to the marine environment.”We are deeply conscious of our responsibility as a party directly involved in the case,” said Kiyoaki Nagashiki, president of Nagashiki Shipping, which owns the stricken bulk carrier.”Regarding compensation, we plan to deal with the issue sincerely based on applicable laws,” the head of the Okayama-based company said in a statement released Thursday.”We will continue to do o…


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