TANKERS TO SKIRT CERTAIN U.K. AREAS

Oil tankers traveling through British waters will avoid environmentally sensitive areas under a voluntary agreement among government, tanker owners, oil companies, and shipping organizations. The U.K. Department of Transport (DOT) said detailed agreement is planned by the end of February for a scheme to route shipping away from: Fair Isle Strait between the Shetland Islands and Fair Isle, the route taken by the Braer before it ran aground (OGJ, Jan. 11, p. 26). Isles of Scilly off Southwest

Feb 23rd, 1993
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