Intense fire left low risk of oil pollution from wreck of X-Press Pearl

As salvors move in on the twisted, burned out hull of the X-Press Pearl, its owner and operator believes further oil pollution in the sea is unlikely, as the temperatures at the peak of the blaze will have “incinerated” any remaining fuel.
The aft of the vessel’s hull is now on the seabed in water around 20 metres deep, with the forward part of the ship still afloat. Salvage teams have …

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