Fujairah oil spill caused by rogue tankers ‘illegally cleaning their holds’

The oil spill that hit the Fujairah coast on January 26 was the result of tankers illegally cleaning out their holds. … ships,” he said. Some ships have also been fined for illegally dumping into the water – the oil tanker Georgios was fined last year for discharging oil and chemical waste into the Sea of Oman.