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Wednesday, November 25, 2020



Japan ship operator to pay USD 9M over Mauritius oil spill

September 12, 2020 10:50 am

Mitsui O.S.K. Lines said the Mauritius Natural Environment Recovery Fund will be used for mangrove protection, coral reef recovery, protection of seabirds and rare species, and research by private and governmental groups.

Explained: Why are people protesting in Mauritius?

September 02, 2020 9:15 am

The Mauritius oil spill, which came in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, has been a major blow to the country that relies heavily on tourism. It has left a 15 km stretch of the coastline stained with oil.

Protest in Mauritius over oil spill, dozens of dead dolphins

August 29, 2020 5:21 pm

Thousands of residents were expected to attend the march through Port Louis a month after the ship struck a coral reef offshore and later cracked and spilled around 1,000 tons of fuel oil into fragile marine areas.

39 dolphins, 3 whales wash up on Mauritius after oil spill

August 29, 2020 1:00 pm

The dolphins began washing up this week, several days after some 1,000 tons of fuel spilled from a Japanese ship that ran aground on a coral reef then split apart under the pounding surf.

India dispatches over 30 tonnes of technical equipment to help Mauritius contain oil spill

August 16, 2020 5:22 pm

The MEA said that the Mauritius government had requested assistance in dealing with the environmental crisis after a Japanese bulk carrier MV Wakashio struck a coral reef off the coast in late July resulting in an oil spill of over 1,000 tonnes into the Indian Ocean.

Ship leaking tons of oil off Mauritius has split apart

August 16, 2020 2:17 pm

Most if not all the remaining 3,000 tons of fuel had been pumped off the ship in the past week as environmental groups warned that the damage to coral reefs and once-pristine coastal areas could be irreversible.

Explained: How severe was the Mauritius oil spill?

August 16, 2020 9:29 am

Mauritius oil spill: A Japanese ship named M V Wakashio, which is owned by Nagashiki Shipping and operated by Mitsui OSK Lines Ltd, struck a coral reef resulting in an oil spill of over 1,000 tonnes into the Indian Ocean.

Volunteers donate hair, help build floating booms with waste to battle Mauritius oil spill

August 11, 2020 5:23 pm

Thousands of students, environmental activists and residents of Mauritius are working around the clock trying to reduce the damage to coastal areas after a Japanese vessel ran aground on a coral reef.

Overseas investors from Mauritius eligible for FPI registration with enhanced monitoring: Sebi

February 25, 2020 12:44 pm

A significant percentage of foreign portfolio investors (FPIs) investing in the Indian market is registered in Mauritius.

From trade to geopolitical significance, it is time for India to look again at Mauritius

December 03, 2019 11:42 am

There is a bigger challenge for Delhi in dealing with Mauritius. It is the urgent need to discard the deep-rooted perception that Mauritius is simply an extension of India. It is not. It is a sovereign entity with a unique national culture and an international identity of its own.


Mauritius: Shades of India, France and Much More

October 20, 2015 9:57 am

There are several cultural influences in the island nation of Mauritius, but the most distinct are French and Indian.