Emergency container Rena, stranded off the coast of New Zealand, strong waves broke in half, according to RIA Novosti.
"Containers from the vessel and the debris scattered by a considerable distance," — said the representative of your local environmental Ross Henderson.
Container ship Rena, which went under the flag of Liberia, ran aground on October 5. Spilling some 350 tons of fuel oil has heavily polluted the waters and killed more than 20,000 waterfowl.
Now the water around the ship is still visible oil film, and still holds about 100 tons of fuel oil. Earlier, Minister of the Environment of New Zealand, called the incident the most serious maritime environmental disaster in history.