Smoke and flames rose from the burning oil tanker Sanchi after it collided with the CF Crystal, a Hong Kong-registered bulk freighter, on January 6. Photo: AFP  Smoke and flames rose from the burning oil tanker Sanchi after it collided with the CF Crystal, a Hong Kong-registered bulk freighter, on January 6. Photo: AFP 
Smoke and flames rose from the burning oil tanker Sanchi after it collided with the CF Crystal, a Hong Kong-registered bulk freighter, on January 6. Photo: AFP 

Chinese salvage crews race to remove 1,900 tonnes of oil from sunken tanker to lessen environmental damage

1,900 tonnes of heavy bunker fuel must be removed from sunken Sanchi to prevent marine pollution, Chinese transport ministry official warned 

Topic |   Sanchi tanker oil spill
Smoke and flames rose from the burning oil tanker Sanchi after it collided with the CF Crystal, a Hong Kong-registered bulk freighter, on January 6. Photo: AFP  Smoke and flames rose from the burning oil tanker Sanchi after it collided with the CF Crystal, a Hong Kong-registered bulk freighter, on January 6. Photo: AFP 
Smoke and flames rose from the burning oil tanker Sanchi after it collided with the CF Crystal, a Hong Kong-registered bulk freighter, on January 6. Photo: AFP 
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