News Round up Nairobi Convention

Nairobi Convention Marine and Coastal News Round-up (14 August 2020)

More than 1,000 tons of fuel have reportedly already leaked from the bulk carrier vessel, MW Wakashio, which ran aground on the reef of Point d’Esny on the south-east coast of Mauritius on 25 July 2020. The Government of Mauritius is leading the response and has established coordination mechanisms. The response is underway and thousands of community volunteers have mobilized in support.