Reefer senior officers detained after oil leak, Piraeus
Greek Coast Guard detained Master and Chief Engineer of reefer ICE GLACIER ON Sep 27 in Piraeus, for an oil leak, which occurred during bunkering operation. Small amount of heavy fuel leaked from vent pipe into deck, some of it leaked overboard, making some 70 sq meters stain in water. Master of the ship immediately informed authorities about the leak, crew took all required measures to contain and clean up leaked fuel. Private company was contracted for a clean-up operation. Authorities requested from ship’s manager letter of guarantee to cover pending fine. Understood Master and Chief Engineer were released, ICE GLACIER left Piraeus on Sep 28, bound for Turkey.