Close to six months will have passed by the time the owner of grounded ship MV Wakashio expects to finalize its clean-up after the accident in January, writes Reuters based on an update from the ship's Japanese owner, Nagashiki Shipping.
The ship ran aground off the coast of Mauritius in July, after which 1,000 tonnes of oil spilled into the marine environment. The oil has since spread along the coast line, where it is affecting fish, the marine life and endangered corals.
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