Parliament: $20k was for oil spill clean up

Oil spill at Walu Bay in Suva. Picture: Alexander Campbell

THE $20,000 penalty paid by the Asian fishing vessel cited for dumping oil into the Suva Harbour on May 1 was to pay for the clean-up of the harbour. Attorney-General and Minister for Economy, Public Enterprises, Civil Service and Communication Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum explained port officials had deployed pilot boats and environmental officers to the ships […]

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