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Japanese shipping company says Mauritius government has requested compensation

Image obtained courtesy of Maxar Technologies shows an overview of the MV Wahashio shipwreck off the coast of Mauritius, Aug. 12, 2020. (File photo/AFP)
Image obtained courtesy of Maxar Technologies shows an overview of the MV Wahashio shipwreck off the coast of Mauritius, Aug. 12, 2020. (File photo/AFP)
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14 Aug 2020 02:08:53 GMT9
14 Aug 2020 02:08:53 GMT9

The Japanese shipping company that owns the bulk carrier that struck a coral reef off of Mauritius and leaked some 1,000 tonnes of oil said the government of Mauritius had requested compensation.

Nagashiki Shipping also said in a statement that the cause of the incident was still not known and would be fully investigated. 

Reuters

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