Oil spill disasters in the past 50 years

Haven, 1991: The Cypriot oil tanker sinks off Italy's Gulf of Genoa after fires destroy most of its 144,000-tonne cargo. The remainder of the oil forms a slick polluting Italy's Liguria coast and Provence in France. – The Odyssey, 1988: The British ship carrying 132,000 tonnes of oil sinks with its 27-member …