GL Lan Xiu Owner fined $60,000 for Brisbane River Oil Spill

The MV GL Lan Xiu, which was carrying 2000 head of livestock, was refuelling at Hamilton in Brisbane in January when an accidental oil spill occurred. It took less than five minutes for about 4.5 tonnes of oil to spew into the Brisbane River after a valve was not closed properly. The vessel’s owner of the ship that has caused  the oil spill in the Brisbane River  has been fined $60,000.

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