General cargo vessel African Halcyon suspect in pollution
General cargo vessel African Halcyon was spotted by German environmentalists as a suspect in discharging oily waters in Elbe river and in North sea. Authorities checked the vessel on Oct 15 and found oily bilge waters in engine room. Investigation under way, captain and two other crew members being the main suspects. Vessel was allowed to continue voyage, and left Hamburg on Oct 16, bound for Bilbao.