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# Maritime Disaster

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# Maritime Disaster
Commemorative events to take place to remember 500 people killed in sinking of RMS Leinster
The vessel was torpedoed 100 years ago today.
# New Zealand
Ship's officers plead guilty over New Zealand's Rena disaster
Rena’s collision with a reef off the New Zealand coast led to a serious environmental disaster in the form of a major oil spill.
# NZ oil spill
NZ teams rush to clear oil from grounded ship before it breaks apart or sinks
Salvage crews were forced to stop their work for about a week because of severe weather and have a long way to go to clear all 1,400 tons of remaining fuel from the stricken vessel.